So, in this article, I'm gonna compare two most premium washing machines, the LG FHT1006ZNW and IFB REW. 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.

LG FHT1006ZNW (left) and IFB REW (right) Washing Machine Comparison.
LG FHT1006ZNW (left) and IFB REW (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: LG FHT1006ZNW vs IFB REW

1. Basic Information

ParameterLG FHT1006ZNWIFB REW
BrandLGIFB
Dimensions (LxWxH)60 x 44 x 85 cms59 x 57 x 95 cms
Weight60 Kg35 Kg
Model Year20202020
Capacity6 Kg6.5 Kg
Best forUp to 4 peopleUp to 4-5 people
FunctionalityFully-automatic Front-loadingFully-automatic Top-loading
Energy Ratings5 Star5 Star
Body MaterialMetalMetal
Motor RPM1000720
Warranty on Product2 Years4 Years
Warranty on Motor10 Years4 Years
Where to buyBuy on AmazonBuy on Amazon

In the comparison of basic specs, the IFB REW has a bit higher washing capacity. But, the motor speed is very less compared to LG FHT1006ZNW. The FHT1006ZNW variant offers good quality of wash compared to opposite member. And that's because of the functionality.

Winner: LG FHT1006ZNW Washing Machine

2. Technologies used in Washing Machines

ParameterLG FHT1006ZNWIFB REW
Technologies6 Motion Direct Drive,
Direct Drive, and
Inverter motor
Smart Inverter Direct Drive and
Triadic Pulsator

In the comparison of washer technologies, LG FHT1006ZNW is found to be more advance compared to IFB REW Washer. In addition, the total technologies used are also much higher in FHT1006ZNW washer.

Winner: LG FHT1006ZNW Washing Machine.

Read more in detail about washing machine technologies.

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.

FeatureLG FHT1006ZNWIFB REW
Door LockYesYes
Child LockYesYes
High-Voltage protectionYesYes
Smart DiagnosisYesNo
Wash DelayYesNo
Inbuilt HeaterYesNo
Auto Load BalanceYesYes
Water Level SensorYesYes
LCD Touch PanelYesNo
Jog DialYesNo
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.

ParametersLG FHT1006ZNWIFB REW
Other featuresWi-Fi Connectivity,
Allergy Care, and
Steam Care.
Lint Tower Filter,
Smart Sense,
Deep Clean, and
Aqua Energie.

In this face-off round, LG FHT1006ZNW washing machine has a very unique feature called Wi-Fi connectivity, which let you operate the washing machine from anywhere anytime. But, it lacks in IFB REW washer. On the other hand, IFB REW has useful but not unique features compared to LG FHT1006ZNW washer. One thing to note here is that IFB REW has a very unique feature called Aqua Energie, which feature cradle wash even in the hard water.

Winner: LG FHT1006ZNW Washing Machine

Read more about features of washing machine here.

4. Wash Programs

LG FHT1006ZNWIFB REW
Total wash programs148

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.

LG FHT1006ZNWIFB REW
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.Aqua Save, Express 30, Heavy, Delicates, Smart Sense, Wash, Rinse, and Spin.
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 forLG FHT1006ZNWIFB REW
Mixed LaundryYesNo
Baby's clothesYesNo
Blanket/DuvetYesNo
CottonYesYes
SyntheticYesYes
Sports wearYesNo
Bacteria removalYesNo
DelicatesYesYes
Rinse/Rinse+SpinYesYes
Quick WashYesYes
WoolYesNo
Addition of more wash programsYesNo
Comparison of wash programs.

So, IFB REW washing machine lacks a very important wash program called "Download Cycle". It's used to download additional wash programs using Wi-Fi connection. In addition, it also lacks many important wash programs compared to LG FHT1006ZNW washer.

Winner: LG FHT1006ZNW Washing Machine.

5. Energy and Water Consumption

ParameterLG FHT1006ZNWIFB REW
Energy Consumption0.08 units per kg/cycle~0.0113 units per kg/cycle
Water Consumption8.2 L per kg/cycle21-22 L per kg/cycle

In the comparison of energy and water consumption, IFB REW washer utilizes less energy but its wash programs also run for long time compared to any other front-loading washing machine's wash programs. On the other hand, the water consumption in LG's FHT1006ZNW washing machine is less than half of IFB's washer.

Winner: LG FHT1006ZNW Washing Machine.

6. Noise level

ParameterLG FHT1006ZNWIFB REW
Noise level during Washing56dB48dB
Noise level during Spinning70dB74dB

Winner: Draw.

7. Washing Machine's Drum

ParameterLG FHT1006ZNWIFB REW
Drum MaterialStainless SteelStainless Steel
Drum Type--

Winner: LG FHT1006ZNW Washing Machine.

8. Prices in India

ParameterLG FHT1006ZNWIFB REW
PriceRs 27,500Rs 17,000
EMI starts atRs 1,285 per monthRs 800 per month

Winner: IFB REW Washing Machine.

9. Conclusion

After comparing LG FHT1006ZNW and IFB REW washing machines at 8 different points, I found that IFB washer has a bit higher capacity. But LG washer is rich in feature and wash programs. And, in technologies too. On the other hand, IFB REW washer is cheap, thus easily affordable.

FINAL WINNER: LG FHT1006ZNW Washing Machine.

You can visit Amazon to buy either of them.

LG FHT1006ZNW Washing Machine

IFB REW Washing Machine

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