Washing machines: Compare features & prices
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|Beko WMB81241LS Remove||Beko WMB61431S Remove||Add another||Add another|
|Price||£305.99 Best price found from 3 retailers||£213.00 Best price found from 13 retailers|
|Launch date||Jul 2011||Jul 2011|
|Test date||10 January 2012||10 January 2012|
|Capacity (cotton, kg)||8.0||6.0|
|Size, hxwxd (cm)||84x60x58||84x60x49|
|Top spin speed (rpm)||1200||1400|
|Hand wash program||Yes||Yes|
|Time standard cotton (hr:mm)||1hr 11min||1hr 0mim|
|Time easy care (hr:mm)||0hr 53min||1hr 9min|
|Time remaining display||Yes||Yes|
|Energy costs (£)||26||23|
|Cleaning your clothes|
|Rinsing and spinning your clothes|
|Energy and water use|
Capacity (cotton, kg)
The maximum load of washing that the machine can take (generally varies between 5 and 10kg).
Size, hxwxd (cm)
Includes the space taken up by hoses and attachments.
The manufacturer's energy-efficiency ratings for energy use, washing performance and spin drying, based on 60oC wash setting. 'A' indicates that little energy is used.
Length of the free warranty for parts and labour. To receive the full period of the warranty you may have to register the machine with the manufacturer soon after making the purchase.
An easy iron cycle will reduce creasing and make it easier to iron clothes after washing.
Hand wash program
A hand wash program will simulate hand washing and treat clothes in a gentle fashion.
Extra rinse cycles will rinse clothes for longer.
Whether starting the washing machine can be delayed useful if you want to take advantage of cheap-rate electricity. If the machine will be turned on while unattended, make sure a smoke alarm is fitted nearby.
Time standard cotton (hr:mm)
Time taken to run an everyday cycle
Time remaining display
Whether the time remaining is displayed
Energy costs (£)
The cost of using the machine on the cottons wash program four times a week for a year
How clean this washing machine will get your clothes on the 40 degree cotton program.
How clean this washing machine will get your clothes on the 40 degree synthetics (or easy care) program.
Overall rating for how well your clothes are cleaned by the 40 degree cotton and synthetics programs.
How well detergent is washed away by the rinse cycles, does not use any extra rinse settings.
How much water the spin part of the wash cycle removes, using the deafult spin speed for that program. The best spin cycles can remove up to 60% of the wash water.
How reliable this brand of washing machine is, based on Which? members' expereince. If no star rating, we have not been able to collect enough information to be able to present a rating.
How easy the washing machine is to load, set-up and program.
Just how loud your washing machine is. A subjective rating is taken by a panel of experts during the loudest part of the wash phase and again during the spin cycle.
Based on the energy used per kilogram of washing in our cotton and synthetic wash tests and also by a 40 degree cotton wash containing a reduced load.
Based on the water used per kilogram of washing in our cotton and synthetic wash tests and also by a 40 degree cotton wash containing a reduced load.