81points

Miele WKH 120 WPS

86points

Samsung WF70F5E3U4W

Miele WKH 120 WPS
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Miele WKH 120 WPS vs Samsung WF70F5E3U4W

Miele WKH 120 WPS
Samsung WF70F5E3U4W
Miele WKH 120 WPS
Samsung WF70F5E3U4W

Why is Miele WKH 120 WPS better than Samsung WF70F5E3U4W?

  • 2dB lower noise level for spin
    72dBvs74dB
  • 8dB lower noise level for wash
    46dBvs54dB
  • Has a steam option
  • Has a honeycomb drum
  • 4mm narrower
    596mmvs600mm
  • 9% lower residual moisture after max spin
    44%vs53%

Why is Samsung WF70F5E3U4W better than Miele WKH 120 WPS?

  • 86mm thinner
    550mmvs636mm
  • 34kWh lower power consumption per year
    122kWhvs156kWh
  • 500l lower annual water consumption
    9400lvs9900l
  • Has a direct drive motor
  • Has aqua stop
  • Has a smartphone diagnostic system
  • 5m quicker quickest cycle
    15mvs20m
  • 36kg lighter
    61kgvs97000g

Top specs and features

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General info

1.has top energy efficiency rating
Miele WKH 120 WPS
Samsung WF70F5E3U4W

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
Miele WKH 120 WPS
Samsung WF70F5E3U4W

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

850mm

850mm

Best

Samsung WF70F5E5P4W

800mm

4.thickness

636mm

550mm

Best

Hoover OPH 716DF

60mm

5.annual power consumption

156kWh

122kWh

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

Best

Kenmore 41573

87kWh

6.has a direct drive motor
Miele WKH 120 WPS
Samsung WF70F5E3U4W

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
Miele WKH 120 WPS
Samsung WF70F5E3U4W

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
Miele WKH 120 WPS
Samsung WF70F5E3U4W

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
Miele WKH 120 WPS
Samsung WF70F5E3U4W

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

4.There is the option to adjust the height of the machine
Miele WKH 120 WPS
Samsung WF70F5E3U4W

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

5.Has a honeycomb drum
Miele WKH 120 WPS
Samsung WF70F5E3U4W

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

6.top loading machine
Miele WKH 120 WPS
Samsung WF70F5E3U4W

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

1600rpm

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

15

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.noise level spin

72dB

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

4.laundry capacity

8kg

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

5.noise level wash

46dB

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

6.has a pause option
Miele WKH 120 WPS
Samsung WF70F5E3U4W

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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Features

1.has a child lock
Miele WKH 120 WPS
Samsung WF70F5E3U4W

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

2.has a wifi diagnostic system
Miele WKH 120 WPS
Samsung WF70F5E3U4W

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

Samsung WF12F9E6P4W

3.has self cleaning detergent drawer
Miele WKH 120 WPS
Samsung WF70F5E3U4W

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

For example

Bosch WAQ28468EE

4.has a smartphone diagnostic system
Miele WKH 120 WPS
Samsung WF70F5E3U4W

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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