So, in this article, I'm gonna compare two most premium washing machines, the Whirlpool Royal Plus and LG T70SKSF1Z. 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.

Whirlpool Royal Plus (left) and LG T70SKSF1Z (right) Washing Machine Comparison.
Whirlpool Royal Plus (left) and LG T70SKSF1Z (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: Whirlpool Royal Plus vs LG T70SKSF1Z

1. Basic Information

ParameterWhirlpool Royal PlusLG T70SKSF1Z
Dimensions (LxWxH)56 x 54 x 98.5 cms54 x 54 x 91 cms
Weight30 Kg32 Kg
Model Year20202020
Capacity7.5 Kg7 Kg
Best forUp to 5-6 peopleUp to 5 people
FunctionalityFully-automatic Top-loadingFully-automatic Top-loading
Energy Ratings5 Star5 Star
Body MaterialMetalMetal
Motor RPM740780
Warranty on Product2 Years2 Years
Warranty on Motor5 Years10 Years
Where to buyBuy on AmazonBuy on Amazon

In the comparison of basic specs, I found that Whirlpool has higher capacity, motor RPM. But, the motor warranty is way more in LG T70SKSF1Z.

Winner: Whirlpool Royal Plus Washing Machine

2. Technologies used in Washing Machines

ParameterWhirlpool Royal PlusLG T70SKSF1Z
TechnologiesDirect Drive,
Hard Water Wash,
Zero Pressure Fill, and
6 Sense Technology.
Smart Inverter Direct Drive

When it comes to technologies, I found both washer are quite advanced. But, Whirlpool has higher technologies.

  • 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: Whirlpool Royal Plus 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.

FeatureWhirlpool Royal PlusLG T70SKSF1Z
Door LockYesYes
Child LockYesYes
High-Voltage protectionYesYes
Smart DiagnosisNoYes
Wash DelayYesYes
Inbuilt HeaterNoNo
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.

ParametersWhirlpool Royal PlusLG T70SKSF1Z
Other featuresSpiro Wash,
Express Wash,
Aqua Store, and
Magic Lint Filter
8 Water levels

In this face-off round, the Whirlpool Royal Plus washer is more advanced compared to LG washer.

  • 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: Whirlpool Royal Plus Washing Machine

Read more about features of washing machine here.

4. Wash Programs

Whirlpool Royal PlusLG T70SKSF1Z
Total wash programs128

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.

Whirlpool Royal PlusLG T70SKSF1Z
Daily, Heavy, Delicate, Whites, Stainwash, Eco Wash, Woollens, Bed Sheet, Rinse + Dry, Dry, Wash Only, and Aqua Space.Normal, Gentle (Wool/Saree), Quick Wash, Strong (Jeans), Pre Wash + Normal, Aqua Reserve, Rinse+, 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 forWhirlpool Royal PlusLG T70SKSF1Z
Mixed LaundryYesYes
Baby's clothesNoYes
Sports wearNoNo
Bacteria removalNoNo
Quick WashNoYes
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 Quick wash. 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: LG T70SKSF1Z Washing Machine.

5. Energy and Water Consumption

ParameterWhirlpool Royal PlusLG T70SKSF1Z
Energy Consumption0.0126 Indian unit per kg/cycle0.01 Indian unit per kg per cycle
Water Consumption21-22 L per kg/cycle21 L per kg/cycle

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

Winner: Draw.

6. Noise level

ParameterWhirlpool Royal PlusLG T70SKSF1Z
Noise level during Washing63dB48dB
Noise level during Spinning72dB74dB

Winner: LG T70SKSF1Z Washing Machine.

7. Washing Machine's Drum

ParameterWhirlpool Royal PlusLG T70SKSF1Z
Drum MaterialStainless SteelStainless Steel
Drum Type-Turbo Drum

Winner: LG T70SKSF1Z Washing Machine.

8. Prices in India

ParameterWhirlpool Royal PlusLG T70SKSF1Z
PriceRs 16,240Rs 18,990
EMI starts atRs 764 per monthRs 894 per month

Winner: Whirlpool Royal Plus Washing Machine.

9. Conclusion

After comparing Whirlpool Royal Plus and LG T70SKSF1Z washing machines at 8 different points, I found that Whirlpool washer has higher technologies and is feature-rich. When it comes to wash programs, LG has many unique of that. Furthermore, LG washes clothes silently compared to Whirlpool. But, when price is concerns, Whirlpool washer is best to afford.

FINAL WINNER: Whirlpool Royal Plus Washing Machine.

You can visit Amazon to buy either of them.

Whirlpool Royal Plus Washing Machine

LG T70SKSF1Z Washing Machine

See other washing machine comparisons: