So, in this article, I'm gonna compare two most premium washing machines, the LG FHT1408ZWL and Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL. 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 Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL (right) Washing Machines.
LG FHT1408ZWL (left) and Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL (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 Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL

1. Basic Information

ParameterLG FHT1408ZWLSamsung WW60R20GLMA/TL
Dimensions (LxWxH)60 x 55 x 85 cms45 x 60 x 85 cms
Weight60.5 Kg54 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 Years3 Years
Warranty on Motor10 Years10 Years
Where to buyBuy on AmazonBuy on Amazon

In the comparison of basic information about both washing machines, I found LG FHT1408ZWL is heavy and takes much space compared to Samsung's one. On the other side, LG's washer has higher capacity and Motor RPM, which are the primary factors of performance.

Winner: LG FHT1408ZWL Washing Machine

2. Technologies used in Washing Machines

ParameterLG FHT1408ZWLSamsung WW60R20GLMA/TL
Technologies6 Motion Direct Drive,
Direct Drive, and
Direct Drive and
Eco Drum Clean

In the comparison of washing machine technologies, LG FHT1408ZWL wins the face-off because of higher number of technologies compared to Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL.

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.

FeatureLG FHT1408ZWLSamsung WW60R20GLMA/TL
Door LockYesYes
Child LockYesYes
High-Voltage protectionYesYes
Smart DiagnosisYesYes
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 FHT1408ZWLSamsung WW60R20GLMA/TL
Other featuresWi-Fi Connectivity,
Allergy Care,
Tumbling Movement, and
Ceramic heater,
Magic Filter,
Hexa storm pulsator,
Spin timer, and
Hygiene steam

In the comparison of features of both washers, I found that Samsung WW60R20GLMA lacks advance features such as Wi-Fi control through Smartphone app. On other hand, some features like Spin timer and magic filter which are already in the LG's washer.

Winner: LG FHT1408ZWL Washing Machine.

Read more about features of washing machine here.

4. Wash Programs

When it comes to numbers, LG FHT1408ZWL washing machine has 14 wash programs whereas Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL has 10 of that. And, you can also add up to 20 additional wash programs in LG's washer.

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.15 Min Quick Wash, Daily Wash, Delicates, Denim, Hygiene Steam, Cotton, Synthetics, Wool, Rinse+Spin, 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 FHT1408ZWLSamsung WW60R20GLMA/TL
Mixed LaundryYesYes
Baby's clothesYesNo
Sports wearYesNo
Bacteria removalYesNo
Quick WashYesYes
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 are unavailable in Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL.

Winner: LG FHT1408ZWL Washing Machine.

5. Energy and Water Consumption

ParameterLG FHT1408ZWLSamsung WW60R20GLMA/TL
Energy Consumption0.08 units per kg/cycle0.08 units per kg/cycle
Water Consumption8.2 L per kg/cycle9-10 L per kg/cycle

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

Winner: Draw.

6. Noise level

ParameterLG FHT1408ZWLSamsung WW60R20GLMA/TL
Noise level during Washing54dB49dB
Noise level during Spinning74dB61dB

Winner: Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL Washing Machine.

7. Washing Machine's Drum

ParameterLG FHT1408ZWLSamsung WW60R20GLMA/TL
Drum MaterialStainless SteelStainless Steel
Drum Type-Diamond Drum

Winner: Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL Washing Machine.

8. Prices in India

ParameterLG FHT1408ZWLSamsung WW60R20GLMA/TL
PriceRs 37,590Rs 22,500
EMI starts atRs 1,823 per monthRs 1,059 per month

Winner: Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL Washing Machine.

9. Conclusion

After comparing LG FHT1408ZWL and Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL 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 Samsung's washer is affordable on first basis.

If I had to make choice between two, I will opt for LG.

FINAL WINNER: LG FHT1408ZWL Washing Machine.

You can visit Amazon to buy either of them.

LG FHT1408ZWL Washing Machine

Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL Washing Machine

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