So, in this article, I'm gonna compare two most premium washing machines, the IFB REWH and Whirlpool Royal Plus. 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 REWH (left) and Whirlpool Royal Plus (right) Washing Machine Comparison.
IFB REWH (left) and Whirlpool Royal Plus 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 REWH vs Whirlpool Royal Plus

1. Basic Information

ParameterIFB REWHWhirlpool Royal Plus
BrandIFBWhirlpool
Dimensions (LxWxH)59 x 57 x 95 cms56 x 54 x 98.5 cms
Weight35 Kg30 Kg
Model Year20202020
Capacity6.5 Kg7.5 Kg
Best forUp to 4-5 peopleUp to 5-6 people
FunctionalityFully-automatic Top-loadingFully-automatic Top-loading
Energy Ratings5 Star5 Star
Body MaterialMetalMetal
Motor RPM720740
Warranty on Product4 Years2 Years
Warranty on Motor4 Years5 Years
Where to buyBuy on AmazonBuy on Amazon

In the comparison of basic specs, both are nearly same when it comes to motor warranty and RPM. But, the Whirlpool washer has higher capacity compared to LG.

Winner: Whirlpool Royal Plus Washing Machine

2. Technologies used in Washing Machines

ParameterIFB REWHWhirlpool Royal Plus
TechnologiesSmart Inverter Direct Drive,
Lint Tower Filter, and
Triadic Pulsator
Direct Drive,
Hard Water Wash,
Zero Pressure Fill, and
6 Sense Technology.

When it comes to technologies, I found both washer are quite advanced.

  • The Triadic Pulsator gently removes the stubborn dirt. The powerful Swirl jets will dislodge dirt from every corner of the fabric. And, its mechanical centre punch action pushes the dirt out of clothes.
  • The Lint Tower Filter is specific to IFB washing machines only.
  • Smart Inverter Direct Drive: It consists of the inverter motor, which optimizes the energy consumption in accordance with power requirement.
  • Direct Drive: This technology wastes lots of energy and it’s less efficient and effective than Smart Inverter Direct Drive.
  • Hard water wash: This technology adapt operations for washing in hard water by sensing the water type and cycle to give you up to 20% more quality.
  • Zero Pressure Fill: This technology ensures that the wash tub gets filled 50% faster even if the water pressure is as low as 0.17mpa.
  • 6 Sense Technology: This technology offers 6 kind of senses using inbuilt sensors. The 6 sensors are as follow: Auto Distribution, Load Sensing, Auto Tub Clean, Dry Tap Sensing, Water Pressure Sensing, Voltage Sensing, and Detergent Dosage Sensing.

Winner: Draw.

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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 REWHWhirlpool Royal Plus
Door LockYesYes
Child LockYesYes
High-Voltage protectionYesYes
Smart DiagnosisNoNo
Wash DelayYesYes
Inbuilt HeaterYesNo
Auto Load BalanceYesYes
Water Level SensorYesYes
LCD Touch PanelNoNo
Jog DialNoNo
Auto RestartYesYes
Foam detectionNoNo

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

ParametersIFB REWHWhirlpool Royal Plus
Other featuresAqua Energie,
3D wash,
Smart Sense, and
Deep clean
Spiro Wash,
Express Wash,
Aqua Store, and
Magic Lint Filter

In this face-off round, the IFB REWH washer is more advanced compared to Whirlpool washer.

  • Smart Sense: It automatically weighs load and adjust wash-settings accordingly to save water and detergent, thereby saves money.
  • Deep Clean: It let the washer stays tough on stains but gentle on fabrics.
  • Aqua Energie: Using this feature, the water is energized by inbuilt device. As a result, the detergent gets dissolve uniformly to offer better wash.
  • 3D Wash: It’s a system to let water flow dynamically, which soaks clothes thoroughly to deliver excellent wash.
  • Spiro Wash: This unique feature washes clothes in a unique circular motion giving it a complete through wash, thereby offers 20% better cleaning.
  • 123 Wash: It’s kind of feature which has made the washer extremely easy to use. It consists of three buttons – Power, Program, and Start/Pause.
  • Aqua Store: This extraordinary feature allows you to store the water in tub for next wash cycle, so that, it can use it in case of uncertainty of tap water. In other words, it helps a lot to people living in area with so much running water problem.

Winner: IFB REWH Washing Machine

Read more about features of washing machine here.

4. Wash Programs

IFB REWHWhirlpool Royal Plus
Total wash programs612

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 REWHWhirlpool Royal Plus
Power Wash, Smart Sense, Express, Jeans, Delicates, and Tub Clean.Daily, Heavy, Delicate, Whites, Stainwash, Eco Wash, Woollens, Bed Sheet, Rinse + Dry, Dry, Wash Only, and Aqua Space.
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 REWHWhirlpool Royal Plus
Mixed LaundryYesYes
Baby's clothesNoNo
Blanket/DuvetNoYes
CottonYesNo
SyntheticYesNo
Sports wearNoNo
Bacteria removalNoNo
DelicatesYesYes
Rinse/Rinse+SpinNoYes
Quick WashYesNo
WoolNoYes
Addition of more wash programsNoNo
Comparison of wash programs.

In the comparison of features, I found both washer lacks very important wash programs. But, the whirlpool washer lacks very important wash programs like Cotton, Synthetics. In addition, both washer lacks a very important wash program called Download Cycle. It let you download additional wash programs using Wi-Fi connection.

Winner: IFB REWH Washing Machine.

5. Energy and Water Consumption

ParameterIFB REWHWhirlpool Royal Plus
Energy Consumption0.0113 Indian unit per kg per cycle0.0126 Indian unit per kg/cycle
Water Consumption21-22 L per kg/cycle21-22 L per kg/cycle

The energy and water consumption are nearly same in both washing machine.

Winner: Draw.

6. Noise level

ParameterIFB REWHWhirlpool Royal Plus
Noise level during Washing48dB63dB
Noise level during Spinning74dB72dB

Winner: IFB REWH Washing Machine.

7. Washing Machine's Drum

ParameterIFB REWHWhirlpool Royal Plus
Drum MaterialStainless SteelStainless Steel
Drum Type--

Winner: Draw.

8. Prices in India

ParameterIFB REWHWhirlpool Royal Plus
PriceRs 18,990Rs 16,240
EMI starts atRs 894 per monthRs 764 per month

Winner: Whirlpool Royal Plus Washing Machine.

9. Conclusion

After comparing IFB REWH and Whirlpool Royal Plus washing machines at 8 different points, I found that IFB REWH washer is feature-rich but Whirlpool washer has higher wash programs. When technologies are compared, both are same. When it comes to prices, Whirlpool is cheap to afford easily.

FINAL WINNER: IFB REWH Washing Machine.

You can visit Amazon to buy either of them.

IFB REWH Washing Machine

Whirlpool Royal Plus Washing Machine

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