You know what? Refrigerators are part and parcel of our lives. It’s so much into us that you find them even at the remotest of India. Let’s not be vague refrigerators are not new to us, or we need introduction to it, because we haven’t seen such a marvel. It’s quite known to everyone so let’s just dive into what are the things to keep in mind while we are out in the market to buy a fridge. Remember always that consumerism is not the same now as it used to be. Our needs have changed our preferences have become biased our thoughts are dynamic. While we look for the great refrigeration product in the market we encounter plentiful of brands with different features in the same segment. Colors now have become more vibrant and easy going & complementing to your décor. While we choose we should consider more and emphasize more on its utility, having said that what I mean is specifications. If you hunt for newer and more sophistication is specifications you end up buying costlier products. So to avoid that crunch you need to know your budget, and desired qualities like storage volume, double or single door unit, energy ratings, and above all what is the cooling technology used in it and whether you get guarantee and warranty on the compressors. In this article we have presented you the top 15 alternatives in refrigeration’s available in India. And some of them are designed keeping in mind Indian users. We will discuss every product thoroughly and trail a link to it, as because its corona time we would recommend you to buy all your stuff online, we need to protect ourselves and our families from the community spread.

 

1. Samsung 198 L 5 Star Inverter

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The reason this very product by Samsung aced our list is because it’s the best seller currently. This is a perfect pick for singles living alone or couples. It comes with 198 liters of total capacity out of which170 liters is its refrigerator capacity, which is more than enough for single or couples or even if you are sharing a room with 3 people. Its specialty is its inverter which is energy efficient and makes your food remain fresh you have a 24 hour power cut. It keeps on running 24*7 even during power cuts. Secondly you get a base stand with a drawer, if you look in any other brands with this specialty you won’t find any at this range. When it comes to reliability, the VDE certification is respected across the world. And after testing the compressor of Samsung Refrigerators, VDE has certified that it will run for as long as 21 years. The Digital Inverter Compressor is certified to work for 21 years, backed up by a 10 year’s warranty. Its Stabilizer Free Operation means it works very steadily and reliably and prevents electrical damage or shorting if there are any voltage fluctuations.

2. Godrej 210 L 5 Star Direct Cool Single

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I won’t say that it’s the second most selling product. But! It comes second in our list is because it’s slightly pricier than the first one, but with this minimum shift you also get many other benefits. Like you get an enhancement in capacity which is 210 liters and has a feature called AROMA LOCK which allows you to lock in the delicious freshness of your food. It has a large freezer which fully accommodates your frozen foods. It has Thickest PUF insulation to ensure best cooling retention in the refrigerator for long lasting freshness. It is also been recognized and awarded the most energy efficient refrigerator for the year 2019 by GOVT. OF INDIA.

3. Hitachi 659 L Frost Free Side-by-Side 

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Hitachi started its business in India in the 1930’s. With over 25 business bases and over 10,000 employees in India presently, Hitachi Group in India is expanding through using its expertise in ‘Social Innovation Business. This Frost Free, side-by-side, Auto defrost stops ice-build up. It’s suitable for families with 5 or more members because it comes with 659 Liters. You are backed with 1 year on product, 10 years on compressor. It has multi flow air flow type for performance features.

4. Whirlpool 330 L Frost Free Multi-Door 

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You know what it has three doors at the price of a double door. Like all other pick its best in the class, with 330 liters of capacity. You get the Auto Defrost feature coupled with moisture retention technology. And are you aware of the fact that it’s so energy efficient that it consumes lesser energy than one of your CFL bulb (60W)! Its zeolite technology prevents fruits and vegetables from excessive ripening, keeping them fresh for long.

5. AmazonBasics 564 L

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Let me tell you a fact about AMAZON. Amazon Ecommerce website makes nothing as compared AWS or other verticals they are into. They are the leader in technology so much diversified that every industry name it from manufacturing to something service based like aviation all, I mean all the industry are using Amazon’s services. They are quite intelligent when you talk about their technology and again they price their products cheaper than others. This frost free side by side refrigerator comes with water dispenser and also comes with Precise Temperature Control that allows you to set and maintain the correct temperature inside the refrigerator. It’s suitable for the daily requirements of a family with 5 or more members; please note that Left side of the refrigerator is Freezer & right side is regular Fridge. And the Multi airflow system ensures smooth airflow into the storage compartments for uniform cooling.

6. Haier 195 L 4 Star Direct-Cool Single-Door Refrigerator 

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The Haier Direct Cool Single Door Refrigerator presents a sleek and aesthetic design with attractive colors that adds a modern and lavish look to your kitchen. You don’t have to wait any longer than 60 mins for ice cubes as this refrigerator comes with a 1 Hour Icing Technology. This technology ensures faster ice formation within 60 min along with super-fast cooling. Power fluctuations shouldn’t be a problem anymore as this refrigerator can work on a low power supply of as low as 135V, providing a stabilizer free operation. This DC Single Door Refrigerator has a thicker PUF (Polyurethane rigid foam) insulation compared to other conventional refrigerators, this helps retain low temperatures efficiently for better cooling.

7. Whirlpool 190 L 2 Star Direct-Cool Single Door Refrigerator

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The fridge has a basic design with three compartments: A freezer on top, main storage space in the center, and a vegetable compartment at the bottom. On the door, you get four levels of storage. The top 2 levels can be used for storing eggs, bread, etc. while the bottom two levels can be used for storing water bottles. You can easily store a total of 6-10 bottles depending on their capacity. The refrigerator provides decent power savings as it is two stars rated and will consume around 200 units of electricity. The fridge has an inbuilt stabilizer and can take care of voltage fluctuations on its own. As it is a direct cool refrigerator, you need to defrost it manually. Whirlpool has provided a knob inside the freezer compartment to put the fridge into defrost mode quickly. One of the best features of this fridge is its cooling retention. Whirlpool uses insulated capillary technology, which helps to retain cooling for up to 9 hours. This is great if you get frequency power cuts in your area.

8. LG 190 L 4 Star Inverter Direct-Cool Single Door Refrigerator 

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This is a 190L single door refrigerator from LG and comes with a beautiful floral design on the front. The design of the fridge is similar to other single door refrigerators, but LG has provided some extra features here, which are quite useful. Just below the freezer compartment, you would find a cool and fresh zone box, which is excellent for storing items like milk packets or boxes of sweets. On the door, there are five different shelves where you can store water bottles, butter, eggs, etc. The refrigerator comes with a smart inverter compressor with which the fridge makes less noise and also helps in saving electricity. Plus, you get a 4-star energy efficiency rating, and there is an inbuilt stabilizer that allows the refrigerator to work between 90V to 300V. Another great feature of this refrigerator is Smart Connect, with which the fridge can work on home inverter when there is a power cut and keeps the food fresh for a long time.

9. Godrej 190 L 5 Star Inverter 

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The Godrej 190L refrigerator is 5 stars rated in energy efficiency and offers decent capacity at a good price. Godrej is another major brand in the refrigerators category, and this is an excellent value for money 190L single door refrigerator from them. Its 5-star energy efficiency means you get excellent savings in electricity bills. Plus, it has an inverter compressor as well. The refrigerator has a top freezer, a chiller tray, two wired shelves in the middle, and a vegetable box at the bottom. The chiller tray is great for storing up to 5 1L water bottles or milk packets, and the vegetable box has a toughened glass top, which can hold a weight of up to 120 Kg. On the door, there are two shelves for storing water bottles and two above them for keeping eggs and other small food items.

10. Whirlpool FP 260D PROTTON ROY 240 L 5 Star Frost 

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Whirlpool Protton’s unique 3 door format offers benefits that no other refrigerator in its class has. It provides the largest 32 L fruits and vegetables storage space, prevents odor mixing and ensures better cooling retention owing to 3 separate zones for different storage needs. Protton World Series is powered by 6TH SENSE Active Fresh, this technology ensures up to 2X freshness to your fruits and vegetables – by preventing excessive ripening, maintaining their natural moisture with the help of patented Zeolite technology and preventing 99.9% bacterial growth with Micro block Technology.

11. Bosch 655 L Frost Free Side-by-Side 

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Its sensor is based on Varioinverter compressor which makes it 10% more Energy Efficient than competition models within same capacity class. Bosch comes with EasyShelf, so you can efficiently organize and easily access your food items that are kept even at the back. Strategically placed lead light ensures that food items don’t obstruct the Light. It is designed in a way that all parts can be removed and easily dismantled to ensure that your fridge is not only looks clean but is hygienically clean.

12. LG 215 L 4 Star Inverter Direct Cool Single Door Refrigerator 

 

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LG GL-D221ARGY 215 Liter. is stylish single door refrigerator comes with unmatched performance, great savings, super silent operation and Smart inverter Compressor. This model refrigerator has 4 star rating in energy consumption. This uses direct cool technology and is more efficient and effective, retains the freshness up to 6-7 hours during power cuts. This refrigerator comes with 2 shelves of spill proof toughened glass material (unbreakable) which can take load up to 175 kg, 2 bottle shelves, egg tray and a vegetable compartment of 21 liters capacity with lattice type cover to maintain the moisture level within it, anti-bacterial and air tighten gasket. Special features of these refrigerators are fast ice making, spacious chiller zone, base stand with drawer in which you can store items like potato and onion that don’t need cooling and do not need any stabilizer (90~310) .

13. Haier 195 L 4 Star Direct Cool Single 

 

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The Haier Direct Cool Single Door Refrigerator presents a sleek and aesthetic design with an attractive glass mirror finish that adds a modern and lavish look to your kitchen. You don’t have to wait any longer than 60 mins for ice cubes as this refrigerator comes with a 1 Hour Icing Technology. This technology ensures faster ice formation within 60 mins along with super-fast cooling. Store your favorite fruits in the upper storage compartment and other perishable food and fresh greens in the lower storage box. Its spacious design along with a multi air flow keeps your food fresher for longer! Defrost your freezer in an instant as this refrigerator features a defrost button that helps defrost the ice that is stored in the freezer. This DC Single Door Refrigerator has a thicker PUF (Polyurethane rigid foam) insulation compared to other conventional refrigerators, this helps retain low temperatures efficiently for better cooling.

14. Voltas 500 DD CF Double Door Deep Freezer, 500 Liters, White

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This is the 500 liter double door Voltas deep freezer. The product has gross capacity of 500 liters and net capacity of 471 liters. It is white in color. This product is meant for freezing and not cooling. It is for frozen food and ice cream. Not for milk and bottles.

15. Whirlpool 200 L Direct Cool Single 

 

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Whirlpool’s Vitamagic Pro refrigerator 200L with 6th Sense Intellifrost Technology lets you experience the magic of auto defrost by defrosting intuitively based on the inputs from the temperature sensor to give 4X precise cooling. It is especially designed to prevent over ripening and ensures up to 40% longer vitamin preservation in vegetables. This single door refrigerator gives you a better refrigeration experience, with its 6th Sense Vitamagic Technology that maintains an ideal condition for vegetables to stay garden fresh for up to 12 days. Designed for your comfort and delight this direct cool refrigerator comes with Microblock technology which prevents 99% bacterial growth and keeps the freshness intact longer. With its advanced Insulated Capillary Technology and a powerful compressor, Whirlpool refrigerators make ice faster. The 12 hours of milk preservation, tough glass and large crisper capacity of Whirlpool Vitamagic is convenient during the time of festivals and other celebrations. The easy to clean removable airtight gasket always keeps food healthy and hygienic, while the activated carbon removes odor from your crisper and ensure fresh smelling vegetables.

Conclusion

We have presented all the variants in this article, price ranging from 18000 to 100000 rupees. We have tried to reach every specifications in this article. All the best in class features are found in these fridges. Pick the best suiting your need.