31points

IFB Elite SX

86points

Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

IFB Elite SX
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IFB Elite SX vs Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

Why is IFB Elite SX better than Samsung WF706U4SAWQ?

  • 2mm narrower
    598mmvs600mm
  • Has an end of cycle signal

Why is Samsung WF706U4SAWQ better than IFB Elite SX?

  • Has top energy efficiency rating
  • Has a hot water connection
  • 25mm shorter
    850mmvs875mm
  • 56mm thinner
    550mmvs606mm
  • Has a pause option
  • Has delay start option
  • Has aqua stop
  • Has a direct drive motor

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General info

1.has top energy efficiency rating
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

The appliance is either Energy Star Certified, or has an EU energy efficiency rating of A++ or A+++. This means it consumes around 20-30% less energy than is required by the minimum local standards for energy efficiency.

2.has a hot water connection
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

A hot water connection means that you can provide the machine with hot water from your main hot water supply. This can be faster than an internal heater and can save money if you have a cheap and efficient water heater.

3.height

875mm

850mm

Best

Samsung WF70F5E5P4W

800mm

4.thickness

606mm

550mm

Best

Hoover OPH 716DF

60mm

5.has a direct drive motor
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

A direct drive motor has no belt and pulley. This means it wastes less power in friction, are less prone to breakdowns and have longer lifetimes in general. They are able to operate more quietly and with less vibration.

6.has aqua stop
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

Aqua stop machines have a special mechanical system which cuts off the water flow into the tub if a fault occurs with the inlet pipe.

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Design

1.front loading machine
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

Front loading machines are good as you can use the space above and sometimes stack a dryer on top. In general front loading machines use less energy, using less water by only partly filling the drum and obtaining higher spin speeds which clean without requiring as much heat.

2.Has a transparent door
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

With a transparent door you can look inside the machine and see what laundry is inside.

3.has a dot matrix display
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

Dot matrix displays can show important text or graphics using a matrix of lights or mechanical indicators like the display on a calculator.

4.There is the option to adjust the height of the machine
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

You can adjust the height of the machine which means that if the floor is uneven you can level it out.

5.top loading machine
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

Top loading machines are good because you can load and unload without bending down. In general they have less problems with mold accumulating and on average a wash takes less time. In general they are cheaper to buy and are a good space saving option.

For example

Maytag Centennial MVWC360AW

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Washing

1.number of cycle programs

20

14

With a wider range of programs to choose from you can be more specific and choose the best, most economic program for your needs.

Best

Gorenje W9865E

31

2.laundry capacity

7kg

7kg

More weight capacity helps if you want to wash something heavy like curtains. A traditional household machine can hold around 6kg, so with a machine much bigger you may waste energy using it when only half full.

Best

Samsung WF405ATPASU

17kg

3.has a pause option
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

This means you can stop the machine if you want to add something you forgot, or get something out that you need urgently.

4.has delay start option
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

With a delay start option you can schedule the machine to begin at a later time. You can also set the machine to wash at night if your electricity is cheaper outside of peak times.

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Features

1.has a child lock
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

2.has an end of cycle signal
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

The machine will let you know when it is finished with an alarm or even by playing a tune.

3.has self cleaning detergent drawer
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

The detergent drawer is washed automatically to prevent a build up of old detergent.

For example

Bosch WAQ28468EE

4.has a smartphone diagnostic system
IFB Elite SX
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

Any faults with your machine can be detected and diagnosed at an early stage with a smartphone. The machine will send a signal indicating what is wrong and how to fix it, without you having to call for help.

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