50points

Indesit IWD 7145 S

87points

Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

Indesit IWD 7145 S
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Indesit IWD 7145 S vs Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

Indesit IWD 7145 S
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ
Indesit IWD 7145 S
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

Why is Indesit IWD 7145 S better than Samsung WF706U4SAWQ?

  • 15mm thinner
    535mmvs550mm
  • 5mm narrower
    595mmvs600mm
  • Has an end of cycle signal

Why is Samsung WF706U4SAWQ better than Indesit IWD 7145 S?

  • Has top energy efficiency rating
  • Has a pause option
  • Has a hot water connection
  • 6dB lower noise level for spin
    74dBvs80dB
  • 6dB lower noise level for wash
    52dBvs58dB
  • 126kWh lower power consumption per year
    140kWhvs266kWh
  • Has aqua stop
  • Has a child lock

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General info

1.has top energy efficiency rating
Indesit IWD 7145 S
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
Indesit IWD 7145 S
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.thickness

535mm

550mm

Best

Hoover OPH 716DF

60mm

4.annual power consumption

266kWh

140kWh

The more power per year a device consumes, the less energy efficient it is, making it more costly over time.

Best

Kenmore 41573

87kWh

5.height

850mm

850mm

Best

Samsung WF70F5E5P4W

800mm

6.has aqua stop
Indesit IWD 7145 S
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.Has a transparent door
Indesit IWD 7145 S
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

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

2.front loading machine
Indesit IWD 7145 S
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.

3.has a dot matrix display
Indesit IWD 7145 S
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
Indesit IWD 7145 S
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
Indesit IWD 7145 S
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.maximum spin speed

1400rpm

1400rpm

A faster spin speed means you can get things cleaner with a lower temperature of water. Using a fast spin also extracts water, meaning that the clothes come out nearly dry. Generally, anything over 1000 rpm is very good.

Best

Asko W6884ECO

1800rpm

2.number of cycle programs

16

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

3.has a pause option
Indesit IWD 7145 S
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.noise level spin

80dB

74dB

During a spin, machines can get quite noisy. With less noise the machine is not as distracting and you won't be restricted to using it at certain times.

Best

Haier MS1050A

45dB

5.noise level wash

58dB

52dB

With a lower noise level for washing you can worry less about disruption and may be able to do a wash at night or while reading.

Best

Asko W6984Fi

41dB

6.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

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Features

1.has a child lock
Indesit IWD 7145 S
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

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

2.has self cleaning detergent drawer
Indesit IWD 7145 S
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

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

For example

Bosch WAQ28468EE

3.has a smartphone diagnostic system
Indesit IWD 7145 S
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.

4.has an end of cycle signal
Indesit IWD 7145 S
Samsung WF706U4SAWQ

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

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