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10 Best Refrigerators in India (2020) – Buyer’s Guide & Reviews

In this modern life, life without the fridge/refrigerator becomes incomplete because now the refrigerator has become an intrinsic and integral part of our life. Many times you have heard people say that “a healthy soul resides in a healthy body” or “the first pleasure-free body”. And healthy food becomes one of the important for this healthy life.

Generally, our food contains bacteria and these bacteria become super active during hot days and spoils our foods very quickly. A refrigerator maintains a cooler temperature (2-4 degrees) and slows down the bacterial activities and helps to keep our food fresh for a longer time.

Therefore, before buying a fridge/refrigerator, we should know the fridge according to our choice and requirement. There are hundreds of fridge brands available in the market. Frankly speaking, these brands can confuse you a lot with their tall claims. You need a simple guide to help you narrow down your choices. This article provides the right answers thereby enabling you to make a simple but informed choice.

10 Best Refrigerators in India (2020)

These are Top 10 Refrigerator in India:-

Refrigerators

Capacity (Liters)

Annual Power Consumption

BEE Ratings

Warranty

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LG Side-by-Side Refrigerator

260

194 Units

3 Stars

1 year on product+ 10 years on motor

Samsung Double Door Refrigerator

253

195units

3 Stars

1 year on product+ 10 years on motor

Whirlpool Double-Door Refrigerator

265

195units

3 Stars

1 year on product+ 10 years on motor

Haier Double Door Refrigerator

320

400 Units

3 Stars

1 year on product+ 10 years on motor

Samsung Double Door Refrigerator

324

209 Units

3 Stars

1 year on product+ 10 years on motor

BPL Side-by-Side Refrigerator

564

405 Units

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1 year on product+ 5 years on motor

LG Side-by-Side Refrigerator

687

270 Units

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1 year on product+ 10 years on motor

Whirlpool Single Door Refrigerator

190

203 Units

3 Stars

1 year on product+ 10 years on motor

LG Single Door Refrigerator

190

164 Units

4 Stars

1 year on product+ 10 years on motor

Samsung Single-door Refrigerator

192

130 Units

4 Stars

1 year on product+ 10 years on motor

1.LG 260 L 3 Star Frost Free Double Door Refrigerator (GL-I292RPZL, Shiny Steel, Smart Inverter Compressor)

LG is a qualitative and valuable brand. In our list, the reason for placing this fridge at number one is energy-efficient, cost-efficient, and best Inverter Technology with this brand.

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  • Freezer Type:- A frost-free refrigerator
  • Capacity:- 260L
  • Power Consumption:-190 units/year
  • BEE Ratings:- 3 stars.
  • Doors:- Double door (separate freezer and fridge)
  • Warranty:- 1 year of comprehensive warranty on the product. 10 years on the Inverter Compressor motor
  • Shelves:-
Freezer Fridge
  • 1 shelf to keep frozen meat, fish, desserts, etc
  • 2 side racks to store ice-cream, yogurt, etc
  • An ice-tray box

 

  • 3 shelves
  • A big Vegetable box
  • 1 egg tray
  • 1 regular size rack to store bottles, cheese, sauce, jam, etc
  • 1 big bottle rack

 Features:-

  • Stabilizer:- It can handle from 100-290 volts voltage fluctuations.
  • Inverter Compressor motor:- It can save up to 48% of energy consumption.
  • Ice-Beam Cooling:- It can be maintained even temperature throughout the whole refrigerator.
  • Moist Balance Crisper:-This refrigerator comes with an innovative lattice-pattern box cover to maintain the optimum level of moisture inside the fridge.
  • Multi-air-flow Cooling:- It has multiple air-vents circulates cool air in all directions.
  • Humidity Controller:- lowers the humidity levels inside the refrigerator and ensures faster cooling.
  • G Smart Diagnosis:- It helps diagnose any problem that the refrigerator could encounter.

Pros:-

  • Inverter Technology saves power consumption.
  • Smart diagnosis feature
  • Compatible with home inverter system
  • Auto Smart Connect and Ice Beam Cooling
  • Stabilizer Free Operation

Cons:-

  • Shelves are not removable or adjustable.
  • Some customers have reported unsatisfactory after-sales service.

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2. Samsung 253L 3 Star Inverter Frost Free Double Door Refrigerator (RT28T3483S8/HL, Elegant Inox,)

This Samsung refrigerator is a good energy saver and a cost-effective model with equal capacity. This refrigerator draws its power from a high-quality digital inverter compressor.

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  • Freezer Type:- A frost-free refrigerator and convertible also
  • Capacity:- 265 L
  • Power Consumption:-195 units/year
  • BEE Ratings:- 3 stars.
  • Doors:- Double door (separate freezer and fridge)
  • Warranty:- 1 year of comprehensive warranty on the product. 10 years on the Inverter Compressor motor.
  • Shelves:-
Freezer Fridge
  • 2 regular racks
  • 1 shelf

 

  •  4 slide shelves
  • A vegetable box
  • 1 big bottle rack
  • 2 small racks for storing cheese, yogurt, etc.
  • 1 regular size rack to store bottles, cheese, sauce, jam, etc

 Features:-

  • Stabilizer:- It can handle from 100-290 volts voltage fluctuations.
  • Inverter Technology- It makes cooling adjustments according to temperature changes and food loads.
  • Smart Connect Inverter- the fridge can work on inverter in power cuts.
  • Door Alarm:- notifies the door to be open for more than 2 minutes.
  • Power Cooling:- this technology makes faster cooling than usual.
  • Digital display:- change the cooling settings.
  • Multiple air vents:- maintains all-round cooling.

 Pros:-

  • Efficient digital inverter compressor
  • High-quality cooling
  • handle high voltage fluctuations
  • Digital Display setting

Cons:-

  • Small vegetable box
  • People have complained of a No-replacement policy

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3.Whirlpool 265 L 3 Star Inverter Frost-Free Double Door Refrigerator (INTELLIFRESH INV CNV 278 3S, German Steel, Convertible)

Whirlpool makes good refrigerators. This Whirlpool refrigerator is one of the most eye-catchy refrigerators.


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  • Freezer Type:- A frost-free refrigerator
  • Capacity:- 260L
  • Power Consumption:- 190 units/year
  • BEE Ratings:- 3 stars.
  • Doors:- Double door (separate freezer and fridge)
  • Warranty:- 1 year of comprehensive warranty on the product. 10 years on the Inverter Compressor motor
  • Shelves:-

Freezer

Fridge

  •  1 Icemaker box
  • 2 racks
  • 1 ice cream zone
  • 3 shelves
  • 2 bottle rack (large and small)
  • 1 egg tray
  • 1 regular rack for storing eggs, cheese, butter, etc
  • Vegetable tray

Features:-

  • Stabilizer:- It handles fluctuation from 130Volt to up to 300 Volt.
  • Inverter Technology:- adjustable on the load, usage pattern and  weather change,
  • Auto-connect to Home Inverter:- automatically connect itself to the home inverter.
  • Digital Control:- you can adjust and change inner temperature settings.
  • Zeolite Technology:- It can keep fruits and vegetables fresh for up to 15 days.
  • Microblock Technology:- Controls microbial growth and keeps food healthy and fresh (block 99% microbial growth)

Pros:-

  • Strategically placed air vents let out cool air in every shelf.
  • Digital controlling display.
  • Big freezer for big families.
  • Capable with home inverter.

Cons:-

  • A bit expensive with convenience.
  • Its width is slightly less for larger items

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4. Haier 320 L 3 Star ( 2019 ) Frost Free Double Door Refrigerator(HRB-3404BS-R/HRB-3404BS-E, Brushline silver, Bottom Freezer)

Haier makes the world’s best mid-budget refrigerators. It is known also for making a unique bottom freezer. This fridge is good for medium to large families also.

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  • Freezer Type:- A frost-free refrigerator
  • Capacity:- 320L
  • Power Consumption:- 400 units/year
  • BEE Ratings:- 3 stars.
  • Doors: Double door with separate bottom freezer
  • Warranty:- 1 year of comprehensive warranty on the product. 10 years on the Inverter Compressor motor.
  • Shelves:-
Freezer Fridge
  • Ice maker box
  • 1 big shelf
  • 1 small shelf
  • 3 shelves
  • 2 sides shelves
  • 1 big bottle and 1 regular size tray
  • 1 large box to store small food items
  • Big vegetable box

Features:-

  • 1-hour Ice making Technology:- It can raise the temperature of the freezer to 5-degrees and freeze ice and desert in one hour.
  • 360 Degree Cooling the:- cooling air keeps revolving in all directions.
  • Power Cut Backup:Keeps cool and fresh  for 10 hours even after the power cut
  • Bottom and Big Freezer:- Freezer capacity is 86 liters. The bottom freezer looks attractive and makes it easy for children and the elderly.

Pros:-

  • 2-times Bigger Vegetable Boxsores double amount of vegetables and fruits
  • fast ice making technology.
  • 10hours food fresh after a power cut.
  • Bottom and a big freezer

Cons:-

  • Power consumption is very high.

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5.Samsung 324L 3 Star Inverter Frost Free Double Door Refrigerator (RT34T4513S8/HL, Elegant Inox, Convertible)

This Samsung 324-L fridge is suitable for Indian families. This device is one of the best refrigerators because its excellent smart features ensure high-quality performance with optimal savings in power.

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  • Freezer Type:- A frost-free refrigerator
  • Capacity:-342L
  • Power Consumption:- 209units/year
  • BEE Ratings:- 3 stars.
  • Doors:- Double door (separate freezer and fridge)
  • Warranty:- 1 year of comprehensive warranty on the product. 10 years on the Inverter Compressor motor.
  • Shelves:-
Freezer Fridge
  •  chillier zone
  • 1 Ice cream tray
  •  1 Ice cube making box
  • 2 racks
  • 2 Toughened Glass Shelves
  • 1 egg tray
  • 2 bottle racks
  • 1 rack ( for butter, curd, etc)
  • 1vegetable box
  • 1 other shelf
  • Features:-Stabilizer:- This fridge is stabilizer-free. When the voltage increases, it automatically cuts off the power to prevent electrical damage. The compressor also operates at 50 ° C. So you do not need a separate stabilizer.
  • Digital inverter technology:- The digital inverter compressor adjusts its speed according to the need for cooling, and this is why it uses up to 50% less power and works quieter.
  • Moist Fresh Zone:- It continuously detects and adjusts the humidity level in the drawer to maintain optimal humidity levels. This keeps fruits and vegetables fresh.
  • All-around Cooling system:- Transmits cold air by continuously checking the temperature through the vent in it.
  • Movable Ice Maker:-  for changing seasons you can remove this movable ice maker box by a simple twist.
  • High efficient LED light:-  It is slimmer, brighter, and more energy-efficient.
  • Convertible 5 in 1 mode:- You can change the fridge and freezer to 5 different modes according to your need.

Pros:-

  • With a 5in1 convertible feature and movable ice maker, you can use maximum.
  • As the company says you don’t need a separate stabilizer.
  • Digital Inverter Compressor and High Efficient LED Light reduce your power consumption.

Cons:-

  • Lower bottle storage

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6.BPL 564 L Frost Free Side-by-Side Refrigerator(BRS564H, Steel)

This BPL side-by-side door refrigerator is expensive but more stylish with smart features. If your budget is in favorable form, then you should choose this stylish and more capacity side-by-side refrigerator.


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  • Freezer Type:- A frost-free refrigerator
  • Capacity:- 564L
  • Power Consumption: 405units/year
  • BEE Ratings:- BEE doesn’t give energy ratings to side-by-side refrigerators.
  • Doors:- Double door, side-by-side
  • Warranty:- 1 year of comprehensive warranty on the product. 5 years on the Inverter Compressor motor.
  • Shelves:-
Freezer Fridge
  • 5 shelves
  • 2 boxes
  • 3 side racks.
  • 5 shelves
  • 1wine, bottle rack,
  • 2 egg trays.
  • 2 vegetable boxes,

Features:-

  • LED Touch Buttons: – This allows temperature changes and control temperature settings.
  • Quick CoolTechnology: – that ensures the food retains its freshness for extended periods.
  • Cold-Water Dispenser: – You get cold water without opening the fridge and it also saves power.
  • Super Silent Operation: – the compressor motor operates silently.
  • Quick Freeze: it turns water in ice very fast
  • Multi-airflow System:- The cooling vents located in each shelf keep a constant temperature inside the freezer by circulating air

Pros:-

  • No noise
  • Water dispenser system
  • LED touch buttons and digital controlling
  • 564L capacity

Cons:-

  • No in-built stabilizer so the product may get damaged under high voltage fluctuations.
  • The motor compressor has only 5 years of warranty

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7.LG 687 L Frost Free Side-by-Side Refrigerator(GC-B247SLUV.APZQEBN, Platinum Silver, Inverter Compressor)

This LG side-by-side door refrigerator i is also equipped with more capacities and smarter features. You can also go with this refrigerator from side-by-side models..

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  • Freezer Type:- A frost-free refrigerator
  • Capacity:- 687 L
  • Power Consumption:- 270 units/year
  • BEE Ratings:- BEE doesn’t give energy ratings to side-by-side refrigerators.
  • Doors:- Double door, side by side
  • Warranty:- 1 year of comprehensive warranty on the product. 10 years on the Inverter Compressor motor
  • Shelves:-
Freezer Fridge
  • 3 shelves
  • 2 chiller box
  • 2 big racks
  • 2 small racks
  • 3 shelves
  • 3 big bottle racks
  • 1 large box for storing milk items, etc
  • 2 vegetable Box

           

Features:-

  • Inverter Linear Compressor:- saves 51% energy and reduces noise by 25%
  • Hygiene Fresh Plus:- removes bacteria up to 99%.
  • Multi Digital Sensors:- senses warm food and hot air and instantly maintaining the optimum interior temperature
  • Multi Airflow Cooling:- multiple air vents in all shelves circulate cool air in all directions.
  • Express Freezing:- It helps the edibles freeze faster than ever before.
  • SmartThinQ:- you can control the refrigerator from anywhere.
  • Smart Diagnosis:– LG’s smart diagnosis helps diagnose and solve any refrigerator problems quickly and correctly.

Pros:-

  • Low energy consumption.
  • 687 liters capacity.
  • More smart features available.

Cons:-

  • The expensive model than others.
  • The water dispenser is not available.

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8. Whirlpool 190 L 3 Star Direct-Cool Single Door Refrigerator (WDE 205 CLS 3S, Blue)

This refrigerator is suitable for a family of 2-4 members. For capacity and power consumption, we ranked it first in single door refrigerators and number 8th in this series.

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  • Freezer Type:- A frost-free refrigerator
  • Capacity:- 342L
  • Power Consumption:- 203 units/year
  • BEE Ratings:- 3 stars.
  • Doors:- Single door
  • Warranty:- 1 year of comprehensive warranty on the product. 10 years on the Inverter Compressor motor
  • Shelves:-
Fridge
  • 1Vegetable box
  • 1 ice cube tray
  • 1 egg tray
  • 2 bottle racks (1small and 1big bottle rack)
  • 2 shelves
  • 1 chiller box

Features:-

  • Stabilizer:- It can handle fluctuations from 130 Volt to up to 300 Volt.
  • 9-hours of Cooling Retention:- keep foods fresh for 9 hours during power cuts.
  • Easy Defrosting:- The easy defrosting mechanism ensures effective cooling and accessibility to refrigerator work.
  • Large Vegetable Crisper:- It maintains the temperature inside the vegetable box and keeps them fresh for a long time.
  • Anti-bacterial Gasket:- The gasket is removable and you can wash it also. This is to prevent fungus and stench.

Pros:-

  • Stabilizer free operations.
  • Affordable and easy defrost.
  • Cooling retention capacity is 9hours.

Cons:-

  • Manual defrosting required.
  • You have to buy a stand separately.

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9. LG 190 L 4 Star Inverter Direct-Cool Single Door Refrigerator (GL-B201ASPY, Scarlet Plumeria)

This model of L.G. is one of the top-selling models in single door refrigerators.  Its BEE rating in 2019 was 5-stars. It now has a rating of 4 stars in 2020, in line with BEE norms.

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  • Freezer Type:- A frost-free refrigerator
  • Capacity:- 260L
  • Power Consumption:- 164 units/year
  • BEE Ratings:- 4 stars.
  • Doors:- Single door
  • Warranty:- 1 year of comprehensive warranty on the product. 10 years on the Inverter Compressor motor
  • Shelves:-
Fridge
  • 2 shelves
  • 2 small boxes for storing cheese, yogurt, etc
  • 2 bottle racks
  • 1 egg tray
  • 1 Chiller box
  • 1 Vegetable box


Features:-

  • Stabilizer:- It can handle fluctuations from 90V to up to 310 Volt.
  • Smart Inverter Compressor:- Adjusts temperature according to the load.
  • Fast Ice Making:- It can make ice cubes in just 108 minutes
  • Smart Connect:- it can work even in power cuts by connecting home inverter power.
  • Moist and Fresh:- a special lattice-type vegetable box condenses the evaporated moisture and locks them

Pros:-

  • Base stand with a drawer.
  • Toughened glass shelves present inside the fridge can bear as much as 175kg.
  • Smart inverter compressor.

Cons:-

  • Poor quality base drawer
  • This refrigerator requires manual defrosting.

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10. Samsung 192 L 4 Star Inverter Direct Cool Single Door Refrigerator(RR20T182XR8/HL, Blooming Saffron Red, Base Stand with Drawer)

This Samsung refrigerator looks very stylish. Everything is good about this refrigerator except for high energy consumption. This refrigerator is suitable for a family of 2-4 members.

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  • Freezer Type:- A frost-free refrigerator
  • Capacity:- 260L
  • Power Consumption:- 130 units/year
  • BEE Ratings:- 4 stars.
  • Doors:- Single door
  • Warranty:- 1 year of comprehensive warranty on the product. 10 years on the Inverter Compressor motor
  • Shelves:-
Fridge
  • 1 vegetable box
  • 2 glass shelves
  • 2 racks
  • 1 big bottle guard
  • 2 egg trays
  • 1 chiller box

Features:-

  • Stabilizer:- It has an in-built stabilizer to handle voltage fluctuations (130-290 Volts)
  • Strong glass shelves:- hold as much as 150kgs of weight
  • Door lock:- a small key lock.
  • Lamp:- bright blue light for clear viewing.

Pros:

  • It can work on solar energy.
  • 4-star BEE rating.

Cons:-

  • Not for large families.

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