This post brings you the list of best washing machines priced under 10,000/-. This list is made after hours of market research and reading several reviews.
At this price point you will only find the semi automatic washers and for a quick summary below are its features.
Features of semi automatic washer
- Separate Drum for Washing and Drying
- No advanced wash programs or features
- Needs Manual Labor and Hard work
Best Washing Machine under 10,000
When looking for a semi automatic washer, go with Whirlpool without looking for anything else. Whirlpool is the go-to brand for semi automatic budget-friendly washers.
This is a 7.5 kg capacity washer big enough for a family of 4 members. You can wash 6 shirts, 6 jeans, 1 bedsheet in a single go. You must know the fact that semi automatic washers come with no advanced feature so do not expect anything special from this Whirlpool washing machine.
It will do the basic job of washing in the wash drum and drying in the spinning tub, and needs strenuous effort and hard work. Almost an entire day will go in cleaning your clothes in this. So be prepared.
It comes with 3 basic wash programs – Normal, Delicate, and Heavy. As the name suggests normal wash program is done for random washing, delicate program is used for woollen, silk, etc and heavy program is used for blankets, double bedsheet, pillow cover, towel, etc.
One key point to note is its maximum spinning speed that is of 1400 RPM value. This means your clothes will dry better and faster in the drying drum.
On the 2nd number we have yet again another Whirlpool washer but this time of 6 kg. This is suitable for smaller families of 2 people or couples. It has got a large wash drum of 66 litre.
Its body is made of plastic and build quality is ok. Choose from grey dazzle or tulip pink color. Both look nice and sober. Move the washer anywhere from kitchen to washroom or to any other room, it is easy to move with the wheels attached at the bottom. The max RPM achievable is 1400. RPM stands from revolution per minute.
Other features include end of cycle buzzer which will indicate that the wash cycle is done by beeping, and auto restart option which is nothing but the machine’s capability to restart or resume the wash cycle from where it was left in the case of power cut.
This washer has an impeller attached inside instead of an agitator. You get a 2 year complete warranty on the machine along with 2 year warranty on the motor and prime mover.
If you favor Samsung from other brands then look at this 7.2 kg washer, this is big enough to cater the needs of a small family of 3-4 people. This machine features numerous features that help in enhancing the quality of clothes, linen curtains.
Use washer drum for washing of laundry and spinning drum for drying of clothes. You need to manually shift the clothes from washer to spinning drum. This is hard labour and is needed with semi automatic washers. However, if you can increase your budget slightly by 5,000/- then you can get a very good fully automatic washer which will ultimately save your time.
Samsung calls the pulsator used in this machine as the Centre Jet pulsator.
“Jets of water generated from the centre of the pulsator which improves washing effectiveness by lifting any clothes that fall onto the surface of the pulsator and thus preventing tangled laundry.” – Samsung
It comes with a warranty of 2 year on the complete unit and 5 year on its motor.
LG is popular for fully automatic top load machines but this semi automatic is also good. This comes with a wash capacity of 7 kg and is suitable for a family of 3-4 members.
Other features are obvious and similar. Starting with the air dry feature this is nothing but the increased airflow during the drying mode. With 30-40% faster drying the laundry comes dry within a very short span.
Wash programs include – gentle, normal, and strong. LG calls its lint filter as the magic filter, this is nothing but designed to catch lint and fluff from the laundry. Traditionally lint filters are rectangular in shape but this is circular in shape.
LG is known for its servicing and after sales support, they are offering a warranty of 2 years in this unit along with a 5 years warranty on the motor.
If you are on a tight budget and are looking for a washing machine then I am sure you would be amazed with this Intex washer which is priced under 7,000/- at the time of writing this article. However its capacity is small and can take upto 6.2 kg. If you are a bachelor or a couple with a single child then you can consider buying this deal breaker washer.
Its body is made of plastic and looks wise it is white in colour along with the Intex branding. There are only 2 washing modes to choose from, these are normal wash and gentle wash.
We found that there is no soak function for pre-soaking of clothes. Soaking allows better penetration of detergent and loosening of soil from the clothes.
As usual you will get a 2 year warranty on the product.