So, in this article, I'm gonna compare two washing machines of the same brand, the LG FHT1408ZWL 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.

LG FHT1408ZWL (left) and LG FHT1006ZNW (right) Washing Machines comparison.
LG FHT1408ZWL (left) and LG FHT1006ZNW (right) Washing Machines.


  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 LG FHT1006ZNW

1. Basic Information

ParameterLG FHT1408ZWLLG FHT1006ZNW
Dimensions (LxWxH)60 x 55 x 85 cms60 x 44 x 85 cms
Weight60.5 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 Product2 Years2 Years
Warranty on Motor10 Years10 Years
Where to buyBuy on AmazonBuy on Amazon

In the comparison of basic information such as Capacity and Motor RPM, LG FHT1408ZWL washing machine found to be superior. But, for the rest of the parameters, both are almost same. Here, the capacity and Motor RPM are the most important parameters for washing machine. Because, they directly deal with the wash ability and quality.

Winner: LG FHT1408ZWL Washing Machine

2. Technologies used in Washing Machines

ParameterLG FHT1408ZWLLG FHT1006ZNW
Technologies6 Motion Direct Drive,
Direct Drive,
Inverter motor, and
6 Motion Direct Drive,
Direct Drive, and
Inverter motor

In the comparison of washing machine technologies, LG FHT1408ZWL wins the face-off because of higher number of technologies compared to LG FHT1006ZNW washing machine.

Winner: LG FHT1408ZWL 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.

Door LockYesYes
Child LockYesYes
High-Voltage protectionYesYes
Smart DiagnosisYesYes
Wash DelayYesYes
Inbuilt HeaterYes (Up to 95 C)Yes (Up to 60 C)
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 FHT1408ZWLLG FHT1006ZNW
Other featuresWi-Fi Connectivity,
Allergy Care,
Tumbling Movement, and
Wi-Fi Connectivity,
Allergy Care, and
Steam Care

In the comparison of features of both washers, I found that LG FHT1408ZWL washing machine contains all features of LG FHT1006ZNW. In addition, it also has a JetSpray feature that sprays the clean water onto your clothes, thereby making rinsing cycle noticeable efficient and effective. And, this technology utilizes just 8.2 L of water per kg per cycle.

Winner: LG FHT1408ZWL Washing Machine.

Read more about features of washing machine here.

4. Wash Programs

When it comes to numbers, both washing machines have 14 wash programs. And, all of them are same except one. The Speed 14 is the most advance version of Quick 30 wash program.

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.

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.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 forLG FHT1408ZWLLG FHT1006ZNW
Mixed LaundryYesYes
Baby's clothesYesYes
Sports wearYesYes
Bacteria removalYesYes
Quick WashYesYes
Addition of more wash programsYesYes
Comparison of wash programs.

In the comparison of wash programs, I found both are nearly same.

Winner: Draw.

5. Energy and Water Consumption

ParameterLG FHT1408ZWLLG FHT1006ZNW
Energy Consumption0.08 units per kg/cycle0.08 units per kg/cycle
Water Consumption8.2 L per kg/cycle8.2 L per kg/cycle

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

Winner: Draw.

6. Noise level

ParameterLG FHT1408ZWLLG FHT1006ZNW
Noise level during Washing54dB56dB
Noise level during Spinning74dB70dB

Winner: Draw.

7. Washing Machine's Drum

ParameterLG FHT1408ZWLLG FHT1006ZNW
Drum MaterialStainless SteelStainless Steel
Drum Type--

Winner: Draw.

8. Prices in India

ParameterLG FHT1408ZWLLG FHT1006ZNW
PriceRs 37,590Rs 27,500
EMI starts atRs 1,823 per monthRs 1,285 per month

Winner: LG FHT1006ZNW Washing Machine.

9. Conclusion

After comparing LG FHT1408ZWL and LG FHT1006ZNW washing machines at 8 different points, I found LG's FHT1408ZWL variant 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 FHT1006ZNW variant is affordable on first basis. If I had to make a choice, I will got for first one.

FINAL WINNER: LG FHT1408ZWL Washing Machine.

You can visit Amazon to buy either of them.

LG FHT1408ZWL Washing Machine

LG FHT1006ZNW Washing Machine

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