When one plans to buy a refrigerator, the biggest obstacle that one faces is “WHICH FRIDGE TO BUY?” The task becomes rather hectic since there are numerous choices in the market based on the Brand, Size/ Capacity (Indicated in Liter), Doors (Single/Double/Triple/Side-By-Side), apart from technical aspects like Types of Compressors (General Compressor/Inverter Compressor), Power Consumption (Energy Rating Indicated By Number of Stars), Direct Cool or Frost Free, Availability of Installation Space At Home. Once if you are done with all the above mentioned criteria, you can go ahead for the best buy depending on your budget. Finally, to make your buy much easier, you need to know some more parameters of refrigerators so that you can grasp the one that suits you the best.
Size/capacity (in liters):
40-100 L for 1 adult,
150-250 L for 2 adults + 1 child,
250-350 L for 2 adults + 2 children,
250-500 L for 3 adults + 2 children,
500- 850 L for 4 adults + 2 children.
Price (only indicative):
Rs.45,000-1,50,000-side by side (2-doors at its sides)
Single, Double, Triple, Side By Side
It is the heart of a refrigerator. A refrigerator compressor consists of both a motor and a pump that move the refrigerant throughout the system.
Normal compressor (direct cool)
A.When put on, it runs in full speed until the fridge gets cooled at its optimum and goes off and again restarts with a sudden jerk accompanied with a unique noise to run as the temperature increases inside the fridge.
B. Needs to defrost the accumulated ice manually every 7 – 10 days.
C . Most of the single door refrigerators are of normal compressors).
D. Temperature inside the fridge is unevenly spread; hence, coldness slightly differs from one portion to another.
E. It consumes more power than inverter compressors.
Inverter compressor (frost free)
A. When put on, it starts to run steadily until it attains the maximum coolness. Once fully cooled, it remains at its minimal speed and maintains the temperature.
B. It does self-defrosting; hence one doesn’t have to clean the deposited ice manually.
C. Frost free refrigerators come with double, triple and side by side doors.
D. Temperature is evenly spread to every part of the fridge.
E. It is more power efficient compared to normal compressors.
Power consumption (higher the star rating, lesser the power consumption):
Available List of Best Refrigerator In India 2021
These Are the Top 10 Best Refrigerator in India 2021
Samsung 324 L 3-Star Inverter Frost Free Double Door Refrigerator
LG 260 L 3 Star Frost Free Double Door Refrigerator
Samsung 253 L 3-Star Inverter Frost Free Double Door Refrigerator
Haier 320 L 2 Star Inverter Frost-Free Double Door Refrigerator
Whirlpool 265 L 3 Star Inverter Frost-Free Double-Door Refrigerator
LG 284 L 3 Star Inverter Linear Frost-Free Double-Door Refrigerator
Samsung 198 L 5 Star Inverter Direct-Cool Single Door Refrigerator
LG 190 L 4 Star Direct Cool Single Door Refrigerator
Whirlpool 200 L 4 Star Inverter Direct Cool Single Door Refrigerator
Godrej 190 L 5 Star Inverter Direct-Cool Single Door Refrigerator
ility of space for installation:
Before buying a fridge, one must see the area it will occupy. A gap of at least 3 inches should be maintained between the wall and the fridge.