2 min read
05 Jan 2021

As summers are getting hotter and more humid, air conditioners have transcended from luxury to a necessity. Because you have just a few scant weeks to prepare for the hottest months of the year, now’s the time to upgrade your home’s ACs. While there are ample AC models from renowned brands available in the market, the perfect fit for you depends on several factors like the size of the room, energy efficiency, and after-sales service. Most recommend a split AC, but a window AC is a more affordable option. Moreover, a window AC occupies existing window space, is easy to install and is perfect for supplemental cooling.

Top 10 window AC models in India

However, once you decide upon a window AC, choosing the best window air conditioner is key, which can be quite a task. So, to help you land on the best option, here is a list of the top 10 window ACs in the market.

Read on to know more about these units and identify the best window AC so that you enjoy a cool and comfortable summer this year. Get your hands on some of the top 10 window AC this summer.

1. VOLTAS 185 DZA 1.5 TON 5-STAR WINDOW AC

This AC from Voltas, with its all-weather cooling features like turbo cooling, high ambient cooling, and Eco mode, definitely should be in your top 5 window AC picks.

Specifications: VOLTAS 185 DZA 1.5 TON 5-STAR WINDOW AC

Energy efficiency

5-star

Capacity

1.5 ton

Cooling capacity

5100W

Type of condenser coil

Copper

Compressor type

High EER rotary

EMI starts

Rs. 2,724/ month*


2. VOLTAS 125DZA 1 TON 5-STAR WINDOW AC

This Voltas AC ensures efficient cooling, clean, odourless, and fresh air with its 2 Stage Filtration System.

Specifications: VOLTAS 125DZA 1 TON 5-STAR WINDOW AC

Energy efficiency

5-star

Capacity

1 ton

Cooling capacity

3520 W

Type of condenser coil

Copper

Compressor type

High EER rotary

EMI starts

Rs. 2,374/month*


3. BLUE STAR 3WAE081YDF 0.75 TON 3-STAR WINDOW AC

With its High Efficiency Rotary Compressor and Self-Diagnosis features, this Bluestar AC reduces energy consumption and warns you about internal breakdowns, helping you save on electricity bills and repairs.

Specifications: BLUE STAR 3WAE081YDF 0.75 TON 3-STAR WINDOW AC

Energy efficiency

3-star

Capacity

0.75 ton

Cooling capacity

2499W

Type of condenser coil

Copper

Compressor type

Rotary

EMI starts

Rs. 1,958/month*


4. HITACHI RAW312KWD 1 TON 3-STAR WINDOW AC

Hitachi brings to you a smart AC that can automatically set up the cooling temperature for the room.

Specifications: HITACHI RAW312KWD 1 TON 3-STAR WINDOW AC

Energy efficiency

3-star

Capacity

1 ton

Cooling capacity

3516W

Type of condenser coil

Copper

Compressor type

High EER rotary

EMI starts

Rs. 1,399/month*


5. Carrier 1.5 Ton 3 Star Window AC (18K Estrella Neo 3 Star)

This 1.5 ton Carrier Window AC provides the best cooling. It comes equipped with a copper condenser coil and 5100W cooling capacity.

Specifications: Carrier 1.5 Ton 3 Star Window AC (18K Estrella Neo 3 Star)

Energy efficiency

3-star

Capacity

1.5 ton

Cooling capacity

5100W

Type of condenser coil

Copper

Compressor type

Rotary

EMI starts

Rs. 2,858/month*


6. HITACHI RAW511KUD 1 TON 5-STAR WINDOW AC

Passing 3 stringent quality tests, this Hitachi AC boasts of meeting international standards while being economical.

Specifications: HITACHI RAW511KUD 1 TON 5-STAR WINDOW AC

Energy efficiency

5-star

Capacity

1.5 ton

Cooling capacity

3500W

Type of condenser coil

Copper

Compressor type

Rotary

EMI starts

Rs. 1,616/month*


7. WHIRLPOOL MAGICOOL 1.5 TON 3-STAR WINDOW AC

This Whirlpool AC has a compressor equipped with Japanese technology, ensuring longevity and energy-efficient performance.

Specifications: WHIRLPOOL MAGICOOL 1.5 TON 3-STAR WINDOW AC

Energy efficiency

3-star

Capacity

1.5 ton

Cooling capacity

4850W

Type of condenser coil

Copper

Compressor type

Rotary

EMI starts

Rs. 2,550/month*


8. VOLTAS 185 LZH 1.5 TON 5-STAR WINDOW AC

This Voltas AC’s goes beyond conventional cooling systems, providing efficient cooling with its Active Dehumidifier and Eco Mode. It also uses the eco-friendly R-22 refrigerant.

Specifications: VOLTAS 185 LZH 1.5 TON 5-STAR WINDOW AC

Energy efficiency

5-star

Capacity

1.5 ton

Cooling capacity

4950W

Type of condenser coil

Copper

Compressor type

High EER rotary

EMI starts

Rs. 2,415/month*


9. VOLTAS 183 DZA 1.5 TON 3-STAR WINDOW AC

This AC’s powerful Turbo Cooling feature ensures that your room is cooled quickly, without excessive energy consumption.

Specifications: VOLTAS 183 DZA 1.5 TON 3-STAR WINDOW AC

Energy efficiency

3-star

Capacity

1.5 ton

Cooling capacity

5050W

Type of condenser coil

Copper

Compressor type

High EER rotary

EMI starts

Rs. 2,715/month*


10. HITACHI RAW318KUD 1.5 TON 3-STAR WINDOW AC

This AC from Hitachi comes with a smart Auto Climate Technology feature that utilises ambient temperature to set a comfortable cooling temperature for you.

Specifications: HITACHI RAW318KUD 1.5 TON 3-STAR WINDOW AC

Energy efficiency

3-star

Capacity

1.5 ton

Cooling capacity

5100W

Type of condenser coil

Copper

Compressor type

Rotary

EMI starts

Rs. 1,660/month*


What are the benefits of window AC?

Here are some reasons why you should consider choosing a window AC:
a. Economical
Window air conditioners are cheaper compared to split air conditioners. However, it is essential to remember that the brand, cooling capacity, and features may be important factors in deciding its price point.
b. Energy-efficient
Window ACs can provide optimum cooling at an affordable cost. This is one of the biggest advantages of window ACs.
c. Easy installation
Unlike split ACs, window ACs are easier to install as they fit right in your window.

How do I clean and maintain the window air conditioner?

  • Remove the outer cover of the air conditioner.
  • Unplug the AC, remove the front cover, and remove the air conditioning unit from its frame.
  • Vacuum its condenser coils with the brush attachment.
  • Inspect the condenser coil for bent cooling fins, straighten if any.
  • Check the foam air filter for dirt and damage. If the filter is dirty, you can wash it with soap and water, let it dry, and reinstall it.
  • Reinstall the front cover and plug in the AC.

Buy the best window AC on EMI

Buying the top window AC in the market can be expensive; however, you can make your purchase affordable by shopping for the best window AC 2021 has to offer with the Bajaj Finserv EMI Network. Here, you can split the cost into easy EMIs and repay the sum at no additional cost over a flexible tenor of up to 24 months. To avail of easy EMIs, use your EMI Network Card when transacting at any of our partner stores. If you do not have a card, you can still opt for in-store financing.

As you zero in on the best window AC brand, check your pre-approved offer to get a customised EMI plan.

Price list of best window AC in India (August 2021)

Top 10 window air conditioners

Price list

VOLTAS 185 DZA 1.5 TON 5-STAR WINDOW AC

Rs. 32,690

VOLTAS 125DZA 1 TON 5-STAR WINDOW AC

Rs. 28,490

BLUE STAR 3WAE081YDF 0.75 TON 3-STAR WINDOW AC

Rs. 23,500

HITACHI RAW312KWD 1 TON 3-STAR WINDOW AC

Rs. 25,190

Carrier 1.5 Ton 3 Star Window AC (18K Estrella Neo 3 Star)

Rs. 34,300

HITACHI RAW511KUD 1 TON 5-STAR WINDOW AC

Rs. 30,600

WHIRLPOOL MAGICOOL 1.5 TON 3-STAR WINDOW AC

Rs. 24,100

Daikin 1.0 Ton 3 Star Window AC (FRWL35TV161)

Rs. 28,990

VOLTAS 183 DZA 1.5 TON 3-STAR WINDOW AC

Rs. 32,590

HITACHI RAW318KUD 1.5 TON 3-STAR WINDOW AC

Rs. 29,890

 

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