Refrigerators are now an quintessential part of any kitchen and a home. Without them all the perishable food would get ruined in hours, the cold conditions inside a refrigerator is maintained to slow down microbial growth. Fridge is a must for all houses to manage groceries and vegetables and one cannot go probably without a Refrigerator in their homes.
Right now, Indian markets our flooded with a plethora of different types of refrigerators, each accustomed and suited for a different need. For someone living alone or a bachelor, single door refrigerator are the best choice, not only they are affordable, they also consume less energy. For a bigger family or need such as a bakery, bigger refrigerator are ideal. Choosing out a best one from endless options might be confusing. Planning to buy a refrigerator?
1. Capacity- Capacity is the first question that comes in mind while buying a Refrigerator. You need to decide first you a want a low capacity fridge or a high one. Capacity of the Refrigerator is measured in litres and is available from 150-250 litres to capacity between 500-800 litres. The capacity which you opt for decides the amount of food you can store for a while in your fridge.
2. Energy Ratings- Energy ratings or star rating signifies how energy efficient your refrigerator is. These stars are generally found on the top right corner. Energy ratings depend on the number of stars, higher the number of stars, higher is the efficiency and comparatively low energy consumption.
3. Compressors- The temperature of the fridge is maintained by Compressors. These comes in two forms - General compressor and Invertor compressor. Small sized fridge comes with a general compressor and the large or medium sized refrigerators comes with invertor compressor. Invertor technology compressors reduce your power bills extending the durability of compressor.
4. Types- Depeding upon the size and design of a Refrigerator, they can be classified into 5 groups- single door, double door, triple door, side by side and mini. As the name suggests, Single door Refrigerators are of small size with a capacity of 150 to 250 litres and are ideal for economical options. Double door Refrigerators features two doors, one at the top and one below it. These generally have a capacity of 250 to 500 litres. Triple door fridges comes with great features and technology. They are slimmer and ideal for homes with less floor space. Side by side model of Refrigerators are one of the most expensive ones as they are equipped with the latest technology. Its capacity ranges from 550 to 850 litres. At the last comes Mini Refrigerators that are the most basic ones. They are small in size and just offers basic cooling to keep your food fresh.
One of the top choices of Refrigerators among customers is of brand Haier that offers great features and is available at very reasonable price. It is a dazzle steel Refrigerator with a capacity of 258 litres.
As the name suggests, the Frost Free function prevents formation of frost in it which makes this an ideal one.
Among the very best in single door refrigerator, this refrigerator is very energy efficient and is equipped with all the latest technologies. It also has direct cool technology, moreover, it also has microblock technology which prevents growth of microbes.
This frost free double door convertible LG refrigerator is very spacious and has smart features in it. The freezer can be converted into fridge, the Frost Free technology also prevents formation of any frost and evenly cools all the food throughout the refrigerator. It requires a minimum energy consumption to keep your food fresh and microorganisms free. It can save upto 35% energy. Also it has a great cooling technology.
A valuable one time investment, this refrigerator has it all. It is huge and specious from inside, Deodorizing filter, Space Max technology, noise free operation, extremely quick in chilling freezing and many more features too. This fridge can work on solar energy as well, keeping your edibles fresh for a longer time.
Another great refrigerator from Haier, this side-by-side refrigerator has a very unique and sleek design. It had deo desh technology that keeps fruits and vegetables fresh and odour free. It has zero noise operation and an automatic temperature regulation. Also, it's ultimate technology can keep the food fresh upto 7 hours during power cuts.
A double door refrigerator, featuring an ice beam technology that ensures an even temperature all around the refrigerator, with an impressive 4 star rating, make this refrigerator a very great choice. It has enough space for 3-5 members, and the very good energy ratings make sure that the energy consumption remains low.
Having a 3 start rating, with an advanced microbial growth blocker technology called MicroBlock, that blocks upto 99% microbial growth. It also features Fresh Flow Air and Active Deo technology, which ensures vegetables and fruits remain fresh for long.
One of the best side-by-side door refrigerator, the Samsung 604 L is a 4 star refrigerator with a very good energy rating. It has an Inverter Compressor and Auto Defrost Technology, which is best suited for big families. It also has an external ice-blue LED display which displays the temperature inside the fridge.
With a good food storage space, and with an Adaptive Intelligence Technology and IntelliSense Inverter Technology, which ensures maximum optimal cooling. A double door refrigerator, with an energy rating of 4 stars, this refrigerator is best for family with upto 3-5 members.
Samsung 192 L Direct Cool 3 Star Refrigerator is one the best energy saving refrigerator, currently available in the market. It has toughened glass shelves which can hold a good amount of vegetables and fruits.