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LG F1281TD

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LG F1281TD review: specs and price

LG F1281TD
LG F1281TD

Why is LG F1281TD better than the average?

  • Noise level wash
    54dBvs54.65dB
  • Noise level spin
    74dBvs75.11dB
  • Thickness
    590mmvs599.52mm
  • Height
    850mmvs886.02mm
  • Laundry capacity
    8kgvs7.44kg
  • Weight
    65kgvs68.65kg
  • Width
    600mmvs616.01mm
  • Door diameter
    35cmvs31.91cm

Top specs and features

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General info

1.has top energy efficiency rating
LG F1281TD

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
LG F1281TD

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.

For example

Whirlpool Duet WFW70HEBW

3.annual power consumption

208kWh

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

Best

Kenmore 41573

87kWh

4.thickness

590mm

Best

Hoover OPH 716DF

60mm

5.height

850mm

Best

Samsung WF70F5E5P4W

800mm

6.has a direct drive motor
LG F1281TD

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.

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Design

1.front loading machine
LG F1281TD

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 dot matrix display
LG F1281TD

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

3.Has a transparent door
LG F1281TD

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

4.door diameter

35cm

With a larger door it is easier to load or unload the machine especially with something big like a duvet or a winter coat.

Best

LG F1255FD

43cm

5.door opening angle

170°

With a door that opens wide it is easier to load or unload the machine without the door becoming an obstacle.

Best

Hoover DST10146PG

180°

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Washing

1.maximum spin speed

1200rpm

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.Has a load sensor
LG F1281TD

Machines with a load sensor can weigh the load and adjust settings accordingly. This means you don't have to feel as guilty about doing a smaller load as the machine will use less water.

3.number of cycle programs

6

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

4.noise level wash

54dB

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

5.noise level spin

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

6.laundry capacity

8kg

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
LG F1281TD

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

2.has an end of cycle signal
LG F1281TD

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

3.has a smartphone diagnostic system
LG F1281TD

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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