So, in this article, I'm gonna compare two most premium washing machines, the LG FHT1408ZWL and IFB Senator WXS. 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 FHT1408ZWL (left) and IFB Senator WXS (right) Washing Machines.
LG FHT1408ZWL (left) and IFB Senator WXS (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 FHT1408ZWL vs IFB Senator WXS

1. Basic Information

ParameterLG FHT1408ZWLIFB Senator WXS
BrandLGIFB
Dimensions (LxWxH)60 x 55 x 85 cms61 x 60 x 85 cms
Weight60.5 Kg80 Kg
Model Year20202020
Capacity8 Kg8 Kg
Best forUp to 6 peopleUp to 6 people
FunctionalityFully-automatic front-loadingFully-automatic front-loading
Energy Ratings5 Star5 Star
Body MaterialMetalMetal
Motor RPM14001400
Warranty on Product2 Years4 Years
Warranty on Motor10 Years4 Years
Where to buyBuy on AmazonBuy on Amazon

In the comparison of basic information about both washing machines, LG FHT1408ZWL is light in weight and takes lesser space compared to IFB Senator WXS, and also has higher warranty period for motor. Other parameters like capacity, functionalities, and many more are same.

Winner: LG FHT1408ZWL Washing Machine

2. Technologies used in Washing Machines

ParameterLG FHT1408ZWLIFB Senator WXS
Technologies6 Motion Direct Drive,
Direct Drive, and
TurboWash
Direct Drive and
Ball Valve

In the comparison of washing machine technologies, LG FHT1408ZWL wins the face-off because of higher number of technologies compared to IFB Senator WXS.

Winner: LG FHT1408ZWL 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 FHT1408ZWLIFB Senator WXS
Door LockYesYes
Child LockYesYes
High-Voltage protectionYesYes
Smart DiagnosisYesNo
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.

ParametersLG FHT1408ZWLIFB Senator WXS
Other featuresWi-Fi Connectivity,
Allergy Care,
Tumbling Movement, and
JetSpray.
4D wash,
Aqua Energie,
Aqua Spa Therapy,
Hygiene Plus, and
Repeat Wash.

In the comparison of features of both washers, I found that IFB Senator WXS lacks advance features such as Wi-Fi control and Smart Diagnosis through Smartphone app. So,

Winner: LG FHT1408ZWL Washing Machine.

Read more about features of washing machine here.

4. Wash Programs

When it comes to numbers, both washers 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.

LG FHT1408ZWLIFB Senator WXS
Cotton, Cotton+, Mix, Easy Care, Duvet, Allergy Care, Baby Steam Care, Sports Wear, Gentle Care, Delicate, Stain Care, Silent Wash, Speed 14, and Download Cycle.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.
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 FHT1408ZWLIFB Senator WXS
Mixed LaundryYesYes
Baby's clothesYesYes
Blanket/DuvetYesYes
CottonYesYes
SyntheticYesYes
Sports wearYesYes
Bacteria removalYesYes
DelicatesYesYes
Rinse/Rinse+SpinYesYes
Quick WashYesYes
WoolYesYes
Addition of more wash programsYesNo
Comparison of wash programs.

The matter still doesn't get end here. The LG FHT1408ZWL has a very unique wash program called Download Cycle, using which, you can download up to 20 additional wash programs (provided that the washer is connected to the working Wi-Fi network). Such kind of functionalities lack in IFB Senator WXS.

Winner: LG FHT1408ZWL Washing Machine.

5. Energy and Water Consumption

ParameterLG FHT1408ZWLIFB Senator WXS
Energy Consumption0.08 units per kg/cycle0.09 units per kg/cycle
Water Consumption8.2 L per kg/cycle9 L per kg/cycle

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

Winner: Draw:

6. Noise level

ParameterLG FHT1408ZWLIFB Senator WXS
Noise level during Washing54dB56dB
Noise level during Spinning74dB70dB

Winner: Draw.

7. Washing Machine's Drum

ParameterLG FHT1408ZWLIFB Senator WXS
Drum MaterialStainless SteelStainless Steel
Drum Type-Crescent Moon Drum

Winner: IFB Senator WXS Washing Machine.

8. Prices in India

ParameterLG FHT1408ZWLIFB Senator WXS
PriceRs 37,590Rs 35,500
EMI starts atRs 1,823 per monthRs 1,671 per month

Winner: IFB Senator WXS Washing Machine.

9. Conclusion

After comparing IFB Senator WXS and LG FHT1408ZWL washing machines at 8 different points, I found LG washer is quite better and reliable. It comes many features, premium design, high washing capacity. It has also some unique features that you will find in no other brands' washers. When it comes to price, the IFB Senator WXS is affordable on first basis. If I had to make a choice, I'll make LG washer my own.

FINAL WINNER: LG FHT1408ZWL Washing Machine.

You can visit Amazon to buy either of them.

LG FHT1408ZWL Washing Machine

IFB Senator WXS Washing Machine