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LG WM3488HS review: specs and price

LG WM3488HS
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LG WM3488HS

Why is LG WM3488HS better than the average?

  • Maximum spin speed
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    1400rpmvs1363.16rpm
  • Quickest cycle
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    15mvs23.4m
  • Drum volume
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    65lvs63.86l
  • Annual power consumption
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    120kWhvs848.88kWh
  • Weight
    70.99kgvs75.06kg
  • Volume
    332673.79cm³vs535006.28cm³
  • Height
    850.9mmvs877.88mm
  • Door diameter
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    35cmvs32.78cm

Price comparison

General info

1.has a direct drive motor
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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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2.has aqua stop
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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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3.has top energy efficiency rating
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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.

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

Best

LG WM3488HW

120kWh

120kWh

5.has a hot water connection
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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

LG F1496AD5

LG WM3488HS
6.weight
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Best

Haier JW-G50C

34kg

70.99kg

Design

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

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

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

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4.has cupboard integration capability
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The device is designed a specific way so that it can be built into a cupboard.

For example

Miele WT2789i

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5.door diameter
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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 WM3488HW

35cm

35cm

6.Has a honeycomb drum
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The slightly sculptured surface structure of the honeycomb drum creates a thin film of water or air which gently cushions and protects your laundry.

For example

Miele WT2789i

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Washing

1.maximum spin speed
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A faster spin speed means you can get things cleaner with a lower temperature of the water. Using a fast spin also extracts water, meaning that the clothes come out nearly dry. Generally, anything over 1,000 rpm is very good.

Best

Miele WT2789i

1600rpm

1400rpm

2.Has a steam option
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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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3.has delay start option
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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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4.number of cycle programs
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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

AEG L14950

25

14

5.maximum delay start
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This is the maximum amount of time you can set the machine to begin in the future.

Best

Miele WT2789i

24hrs

19hrs

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

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Drying

1.is a condenser dryer
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Condenser dryers extract the water from the damp air in the dryer and store it in a container. They are good because they can be put anywhere in the home whereas vented dryers should be next to an outside wall.

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2.has a drying rack option
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Some things are too delicate for mechanical drying, so with this shelf you can dry things like sports shoes.

For example

LG WM3488HW

LG WM3488HS
3.has a two way tumbler
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A two way tumbler spins in two directions. This is good for efficient drying and for untangling the load.

For example

Hotpoint BHWD 129

LG WM3488HS
4.Has sanitize option
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With a sanitize option the machine uses high temperatures in order to kill bacteria.

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5.has a temperature selector
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You can select the temperature manually if you want more precision and override the preset programmes.

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6.has anti crease setting
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With an anti crease spin the machine gently rotates to shake out creases.

For example

Hotpoint BHWD 129

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Features

1.has a WiFi diagnostic system
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The machine is linked up to a monitoring centre using WiFi. If the machine has any faults the centre will respond by contacting you and helping you to fix the problem.

For example

LG WM3488HW

LG WM3488HS
2.has an end of cycle signal
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The machine will let you know when it is finished with an alarm or even by playing a tune.

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

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4.has self cleaning detergent drawer
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The detergent drawer is washed automatically to prevent a build up of old detergent.

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5.has a smartphone diagnostic system
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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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