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.
Asko W6884ECO: 1800rpm
2. has top energy efficiency rating
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.
75% have it
3. number of cycle programs
With a wider range of programs to choose from you can be more specific and choose the best, most economic program for your needs.
Gorenje W9865E: 31
Samsung WF70F5E5P4W: 800mm
Hoover OPH 716DF: 60mm
6. laundry capacity
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.
Samsung WF405ATPASU: 17kg
7. has a dot matrix display
Dot matrix displays can show important text or graphics using a matrix of lights or mechanical indicators like the display on a calculator.
87% have it
8. has a child lock
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
64% have it
9. Has a transparent door
With a transparent door you can look inside the machine and see what laundry is inside.
87% have it
10. front loading machine
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.
85% have it
Whirlpool AWE 8840: 400mm
12. door diameter
With a larger door it is easier to load or unload the machine especially with something big like a duvet or a winter coat.
LG F1255FD: 43cm
13. Has an eco cold wash option
With an eco wash option, you can help the environment while saving on water heating costs. With this option, the machine utilizes cold water and a fast spin for effective cleaning.
0% have it
14. has an end of cycle signal
The machine will let you know when it is finished with an alarm or even by playing a tune.