61points

LG WM3070HRA

71points

Panasonic NA-148VG4

LG WM3070HRA
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LG WM3070HRA vs Panasonic NA-148VG4

LG WM3070HRA
Panasonic NA-148VG4
LG WM3070HRA
Panasonic NA-148VG4

Why is LG WM3070HRA better than Panasonic NA-148VG4?

  • Is stackable
  • Has a direct drive motor
  • Has a steam option
  • Has an end of cycle signal

Why is Panasonic NA-148VG4 better than LG WM3070HRA?

  • 200rpm higher maximum spin speed
    1400rpmvs1200rpm
  • Has top energy efficiency rating
  • 4 more cycle programs
    16vs12
  • 130.6mm thinner
    625mmvs755.6mm
  • 137.66mm shorter
    845mmvs982.664mm
  • Has delay start option
  • 89mm narrower
    596mmvs685mm

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General info

1.has top energy efficiency rating
LG WM3070HRA
Panasonic NA-148VG4

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 WM3070HRA
Panasonic NA-148VG4

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.thickness

755.6mm

625mm

Best

Hoover OPH 716DF

60mm

4.height

982.66mm

845mm

Best

Samsung WF70F5E5P4W

800mm

5.has a direct drive motor
LG WM3070HRA
Panasonic NA-148VG4

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
LG WM3070HRA
Panasonic NA-148VG4

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.

For example

Hoover DST10146PG

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Design

1.Is stackable
LG WM3070HRA
Panasonic NA-148VG4

Stackable machines are ideal if you have limited space as you could stack a tumble dryer on top of a washing machine.

2.front loading machine
LG WM3070HRA
Panasonic NA-148VG4

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 transparent door
LG WM3070HRA
Panasonic NA-148VG4

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

4.has a dot matrix display
LG WM3070HRA
Panasonic NA-148VG4

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

5.There is the option to adjust the height of the machine
LG WM3070HRA
Panasonic NA-148VG4

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

6.door diameter

40cm

34cm

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

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Washing

1.maximum spin speed

1200rpm

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.Has a load sensor
LG WM3070HRA
Panasonic NA-148VG4

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

12

16

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.has delay start option
LG WM3070HRA
Panasonic NA-148VG4

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.

5.drum volume

104.77l

70l

With a bigger drum you can fit in larger items such as duvets, or do a big load at once.

Best

Kenmore 31522

1330.8l

6.Has a steam option
LG WM3070HRA
Panasonic NA-148VG4

Steam is a quick way to freshen up items that have only been worn for a few hours, or items that smell like food or smoke.

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Features

1.has a child lock
LG WM3070HRA
Panasonic NA-148VG4

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

2.has an end of cycle signal
LG WM3070HRA
Panasonic NA-148VG4

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

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