Washing clothes is a tedious chore that most of us would rather get done with quickly. Fortunately, technology has evolved to help us deal with this bland job. At present, washing machines have come a long way and offer users a wide variety of options to choose from depending upon their needs. Washing machines can be broadly divided into three types: Semi-Automatic, Top Loaded Fully automatic, Front Loaded Fully automatic. Let us take a look at the different options available in the Semi-Automatic market.
A Semi-Automatic washing machine basically comprises two separate compartments: one for washing and one for rinsing/drying. The user is required to transfer the clothes manually from one compartment to other. These are the most economical machines available in the market and consume their biggest advantage is that they consume the least amount of power and water.
Here is a list of 10 best Semi-Automatic washing machines that you may buy in India
1) MarQ 6.5 kg Semi Automatic Top Load Washing Machine Maroon
MarQ is Flipkart’s very own washing machine which has been launched recently. This brand offers semi-automatic washing machines at quite low prices. This machine has a maximum capacity of 6.5 kgs and ideal for use of two individuals. It comes with two different wash programs: one for normal clothes and the other for bed linens and hard laundry. It has a high RPM of 1450 which ensures that clothes get dried quickly. It is priced at Rs.6,499 and is available on Flipkart.
2) MarQ 7.5 kg Semi Automatic Top Load Washing Machine Purple
This machine is also similar to the last washing machine in the list in terms of looks but has a higher capacity of 7.5 kgs. This one has three different wash programs. In addition to the first two mentioned earlier, it has a third wash program for washing delicate clothes like wool. It has a pulsator that rotates clockwise and anti-clockwise thereby enabling a gentle kneading leading to the cleaning of clothes without damaging the fabric. It is available for a price of Rs. 7,699 on Flipkart.
3) Whirlpool 6.5 kg Semi Automatic Top Load Washing Machine
Whirlpool has been a pioneer in washing machines for quite some time and they have continuously proven to be reliable. This Whirlpool washing machine has a maximum capacity of 6.5 kgs and has a high RPM of 1450. It comes with 2 wash programs and has a 340W efficient motor. This 6.5 kg washing machine comes with a multi-utility tray which helps you to sort and carry clothes. This tray also features a special vent that helps drain excess water into the wash tub. It is available in Flipkart for a price of Rs. 8,999.
4)LG 7 kg Semi Automatic Top Load Washing Machine
LG has become a household brand in the last few years and they have ventured into almost every home appliance segment. This machine is ideal for three people comes embedded with three wash-programs It has a 3mm strong plastic cover that is rat repellent and helps in increasing the durability of the machine. It comes with a price tag of Rs.10,499 and is available on Flipkart
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5) BPL 7.2 kg Semi-Automatic Top Loading Washing Machine
This BPL washing machine has a capacity of up to 7.2 kgs and is suitable for a family of 3 to 4 people. It has an RPM of 1000 and comes with a built-in soak mode to ensure better cleaning. It also has bi-directional drain hose so that you do not have to worry about the placement of the device. It is priced at Rs. 7,699 and can be purchased from Amazon.
6) Samsung 8 kg Semi Automatic Top Load Washing Machine
This Samsung washing machine can hold loads up to 8kgs and still has an impressive RPM of 1400. It uses a technology called double storm pulsator in which the inner storm keeps your clothes tangle-free while washing, the outer storm uses the wall’s ridges for an effective cleaning. With Super dry technology, this machine ensures that you get wearable clothes after 10 minutes of dry spin. It is available on Flipkart for a price of Rs.12,599
7) LG 8 kg Semi Automatic Top Load Washing Machine
This LG washing machine has a maximum capacity of 8kgs and is ideal for a family of 4. It has a peak RPM of 1000. It is made up of a special rustproof drum for high durability. It also employs Wind Jet dry technology to dry the clothes faster. It is available at a price of Rs. 13,999 and can be purchased from Flipkart.
8) Whirlpool 8.5 kg Semi Automatic Top Load Washing Machine
This whirlpool product comes with a load bearing capacity of 8.5 kgs and has best in class RPM of 1450. It utilizes turbo dry technology that removes enough water from clothes to ensure that the clothes are dried in 15 minutes of sun drying. This washing machine has a Smart Handle and is fitted with big wheels for easy movement. It is available on Flipkart for a price of Rs. 12,999.
9) Whirlpool 10.5 kg Semi-Automatic Top Loading Washing Machine
This machine looks similar to the one mentioned above but has a slightly higher capacity of 10.5 kgs. It comes with 5 inbuilt wash programs and employs 3D scrub technology to ensure better washing for even heavy loads of clothes. The 3D scrub pads in the machine rotate the clothes in up and down motion and provide perfect triple motion for clothes to remove dirt effectively. It has been priced at Rs.15,390 and is available in Amazon India.
10) LG 14.0 kg Semi-Automatic Top Loading Washing Machine
For those users who wish to use a very high capacity washing machine with efficient power usage, this LG washing machine is a good option. It has a huge capacity of 14 kg and is semi-automatic so uses power and water frugally. It has three inbuilt wash programs and has features such as Air Dry and Soak. It even comprises of a roller jet pulsator that helps in proper rotation of the clothes and creates friction for better washing. It comes at a hefty price of Rs. 28,990 and can be purchased from Amazon.
Best semi-automatic washing machines you can buy in India
These are some of the best affordable semi-automatic washing machines that you can buy in India. Semi-automatic washing machines still require consumers to put in some effort, but they are totally worthit just because of the sheer amount of water they conserve over automatic ones. If we have missed one that has worked out fine for you, share the wisdom in the comment section below.