So, in this article, I'm gonna compare two most premium washing machines, the Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL 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.

Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL (left) and IFB REW (right) Washing Machine Comparison.
Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL (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: Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL and IFB REW

1. Basic Information

ParameterSamsung WW60R20GLMAIFB REW
BrandSamsungIFB
Dimensions (LxWxH)45 x 60 x 85 cms59 x 57 x 95 cms
Weight54 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 Product3 Years4 Years
Warranty on Motor10 Years4 Years
Where to buyBuy on AmazonBuy on Amazon

In the comparison of basic specs, the Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL washer has higher motor RPM and warranty compared to IFB. In addition, it has front-loading drum, which delivers pretty good wash quality compared to top-loading drum. If I talk about capacity, then there's also not much difference.

Winner: Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL Washing Machine

2. Technologies used in Washing Machines

ParameterSamsung WW60R20GLMAIFB REW
TechnologiesInverter Motor,
Direct Drive and
Eco Drum Clean
Smart Inverter Direct Drive and
Triadic Pulsator

In the comparison of washer technologies, Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL washer is found to be more advance compared to IFB Washer. The Eco Drum clean technology of Samsung washer is able to wash the drum without letting you use any harsh chemicals.

Winner: Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL 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.

FeatureSamsung WW60R20GLMAIFB 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.

ParametersSamsung WW60R20GLMAIFB REW
Other featuresCeramic heater,
Magic Filter,
Hexa storm pulsator,
Spin timer, and
Hygiene steam
Lint Tower Filter,
Smart Sense,
Deep Clean, and
Aqua Energie.

In this face-off round, Samsung Washer has higher and more advanced technologies compared to IFB REW washer. In addition to that, the Samsung washer has Ceramic heater, which consumes pretty less energy and also reduces scale build-up compared to traditional metal heater. But, that also lacks in IFB washer. Take a note that the Lint Tower Filter is a feature specific to top-loading washer.

Winner: Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL Washing Machine

Read more about features of washing machine here.

4. Wash Programs

Samsung WW60R20GLMAIFB REW
Total wash programs108

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.

Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TLIFB REW
15 Min Quick Wash, Daily Wash, Delicates, Denim, Hygiene Steam, Cotton, Synthetics, Wool, Rinse+Spin, and Spin.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 forSamsung WW60R20GLMAIFB REW
Mixed LaundryYesNo
Baby's clothesNoNo
Blanket/DuvetYesNo
CottonYesYes
SyntheticYesYes
Sports wearNoNo
Bacteria removalNoNo
DelicatesYesYes
Rinse/Rinse+SpinYesYes
Quick WashYesYes
WoolYesNo
Addition of more wash programsNoNo
Comparison of wash programs.

So, both washer lacks same wash programs. The sad thing is that both lacks a very important wash program which let you download additional wash programs in your washing machine. But, there are many wash programs unavailable on IFB washer compared to Samsung.

Winner: Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL Washing Machine.

5. Energy and Water Consumption

ParameterSamsung WW60R20GLMAIFB REW
Energy Consumption0.08 units per kg/cycle~0.0113 units per kg/cycle
Water Consumption9-10 L per kg/cycle21-22 L per kg/cycle

Samsung washer utilizes higher energy compared to IFB washer. But, IFB washer is a top-loading washer and wash programs for top-loading machine run longer. Also, these energy consumptions aren't gonna same. When it comes to water consumption, Samsung cares much water compared to IFB.

Winner: Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL Washing Machine.

6. Noise level

ParameterSamsung WW60R20GLMAIFB REW
Noise level during Washing49dB48dB
Noise level during Spinning61dB74dB

Winner: Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL Washing Machine.

7. Washing Machine's Drum

ParameterSamsung WW60R20GLMAIFB REW
Drum MaterialStainless SteelStainless Steel
Drum TypeDiamond Drum-

Winner: Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL Washing Machine.

8. Prices in India

ParameterSamsung WW60R20GLMAIFB REW
PriceRs 22,500Rs 17,000
EMI starts atRs 1,059 per monthRs 800 per month

Winner: IFB REW Washing Machine.

9. Conclusion

After comparing Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL and IFB REW washing machines at 8 different points, I found Samsung washer has higher wash programs. And, features too. In addition, Samsung's washer also holds many technologies to offer quality wash. And, when it comes to price, IFB washing machine is much cheaper than Samsung.

FINAL WINNER: Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL Washing Machine.

You can visit Amazon to buy either of them.

Samsung WW60R20GLMA/TL Washing Machine

IFB REW Washing Machine

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