So, in this article, I'm gonna compare two most premium washing machines, the IFB Senator WXS and LG FHT1006ZNW. The comparison will cover some basic information like dimensions, weight, model year, very important information like Capacity, Warranty, Features, Wash Programs, Energy Consumption, Water Consumption, Noise level during washing and spinning, Drum information, different kind of technologies used in, Price and EMIs in India.

In addition, I will also conclude the comparison by declaring the final winner. So that, you can get a clear idea about the better product.

IFB Senator WXS (left) and LG FHT1006ZNW (right) Washing Machines.
IFB Senator WXS (left) and LG FHT1006ZNW (right) Washing Machines.

ARTICLE CONTENT

  1. Basic Information
  2. Washing Machine Technologies
  3. Features
  4. Wash Programs
  5. Energy and Water Consumptions
  6. Noise levels
  7. Drum information
  8. Prices in India
  9. Conclusion

Washing Machine Comparison: IFB Senator WXS vs LG FHT1006ZNW

1. Basic Information

ParameterIFB Senator WXSLG FHT1006ZNW
BrandIFBLG
Dimensions (LxWxH)61 x 60 x 85 cms60 x 44 x 85 cms
Weight80 Kg60 Kg
Model Year20202020
Capacity8 Kg6 Kg
Best forUp to 6 peopleUp to 4 people
FunctionalityFully-automatic front-loadingFully-automatic front-loading
Energy Ratings5 Star5 Star
Body MaterialMetalMetal
Motor RPM14001000
Warranty on Product4 Years2 Years
Warranty on Motor4 Years10 Years
Where to buyBuy on AmazonBuy on Amazon

In the comparison of both washing machines, IFB Senator WXS is found to have higher capacity for washing compared to LG FHT1006ZNW. In addition, the motor speed is also higher.

Winner: IFB Senator WXS Washing Machine

2. Technologies used in Washing Machines

ParameterIFB Senator WXSLG FHT1006ZNW
TechnologiesDirect Drive and
Ball Valve
6 Motion Direct Drive,
Direct Drive, and
Inverter motor

In this round of comparison, LG FHT1006ZNW is found coming with a very unique technology called 6 Motion Direct Drive. It basically moves the drum in 6 different direction for improved wash quality of clothes.

Winner: LG FHT1006ZNW Washing Machine.

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3. Features

There are 12 features that should be present on every washing machine to get above-the-mark performance. These features makes the washing machine fully-automatic. Some of them are responsible for safety also.

FeatureIFB Senator WXSLG FHT1006ZNW
Door LockYesYes
Child LockYesYes
High-Voltage protectionYesYes
Smart DiagnosisNoYes
Wash DelayYesYes
Inbuilt HeaterYesYes
Auto Load BalanceYesYes
Water Level SensorYesYes
LCD Touch PanelYesYes
Jog DialYesYes
Auto RestartYesYes
Foam detectionYesYes

In addition to the above features, both washing machines also have other features which are unique and brand-specific. They are as follow.

ParametersIFB Senator WXSLG FHT1006ZNW
Other features4D wash,
Aqua Energie,
Aqua Spa Therapy,
Hygiene Plus, and
Repeat Wash.
Wi-Fi Connectivity,
Allergy Care, and
Steam Care.

In this round of face-off, IFB Senator WXS comes with higher number of technologies whereas LG FHT1006ZNW comes with very unique technologies called Wi-Fi connectivity and Allergy care. It's to note that LG's washer has less technologies.

Winner: Draw.

Read more about features of washing machine here.

4. Wash Programs

When it comes to numbers, Both IFB Senator WXS and LG FHT1006ZNW have 14 wash programs.

Many brands give different names to wash programs despite the job is gonna same. You can take the example of ExpressWash, Speed 14, Quick Wash, and like wash programs. Wash programs are often named liked they're very unique.

Brands like IFB gives the name based on technology and job whereas LG gives names to wash programs based on the job they gonna perform. Samsung is also same to LG.

Wash programs of both washers are as follow.

IFB Senator WXSLG FHT1006ZNW
ExpressWash, CradleWash, Bulky/Bedding, Anti-Allergen, Woollens, Baby Wear, Rinse+Spin, Mixed Soiled, Mixed Soiled+, Synthetics/Daily, Cotton Normal, Cotton Eco Plus, Spin Dry/Drain, and Tub Clean.Cotton, Cotton+, Mix, Easy Care, Duvet, Allergy Care, Baby Steam Care, Sports Wear, Gentle Care, Delicate, Stain Care, Silent Wash, Quick 30, and Download Cycle.
Different kind of wash programs.

But, to decide the winner of this face-off, we've to compared both washing machine in terms of capabilities to wash certain types of laundry. In other words, We've to check for wash program's presence for different kind of laundry and wash quality. So, here it is in the below table.

Wash program forIFB Senator WXSLG FHT1006ZNW
Mixed LaundryYesYes
Baby's clothesYesYes
Blanket/DuvetYesYes
CottonYesYes
SyntheticYesYes
Sports wearYesYes
Bacteria removalYesYes
DelicatesYesYes
Rinse/Rinse+SpinYesYes
Quick WashYesYes
WoolYesYes
Addition of more wash programsNoYes
Comparison of wash programs.

So, the IFB Senator WXS washer lacks a very important wash program called "Download Cycle". It's used to download additional wash programs using Wi-Fi connection. LG's washer has that advanced wash program.

Winner: LG FHT1006ZNW Washing Machine.

5. Energy and Water Consumption

ParameterIFB Senator WXSLG FHT1006ZNW
Energy Consumption0.09 units per kg/cycle0.08 units per kg/cycle
Water Consumption9 L per kg/cycle8.2 L per kg/cycle

In the comparison of energy and water consumption, both are nearly same.

Winner: Draw.

6. Noise level

ParameterIFB Senator WXSLG FHT1006ZNW
Noise level during Washing56dB56dB
Noise level during Spinning70dB70dB

Winner: Draw.

7. Washing Machine's Drum

ParameterIFB Senator WXSLG FHT1006ZNW
Drum MaterialStainless SteelStainless Steel
Drum TypeCrescent Moon Drum-

Winner: IFB Senator WXS Washing Machine.

8. Prices in India

ParameterIFB Senator WXSLG FHT1006ZNW
PriceRs 35,500Rs 27,500
EMI starts atRs 1,671 per monthRs 1,285 per month

Winner: LG FHT1006ZNW Washing Machine.

9. Conclusion

After comparing IFB Senator WXS and LG FHT1006ZNW washing machines at 8 different points, I found both washer nearly same efficient. But, when it comes to washing capacity, the IFB Senator WXS is better choice. And, when it comes to sacrifice of capacity, the LG's washer is best choice.

FINAL WINNER: IFB Senator WXS Washing Machine.

You can visit Amazon to buy either of them.

IFB Senator WXS Washing Machine

LG FHT1006ZNW Washing Machine

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