Consumers across the country are slated to purchase more than 150 million room air conditioners over the span of the next 10 years, as per a report published in the Financial Express. This boost in demand for ACs has been tail ended by the introduction of premium models by several leading brands in the market. Some of the best AC manufacturing brands like Blue Star, Daikin, Voltas, and LG etc., are renowned for their top quality, durable electrical appliances.
Modern air conditioners have both hot and cool features, working on an HVAC process. It effectively controls the humidity, temperature, airflow direction, ventilation and conditioning of the air during the refrigeration cycle while cooling a room down.
With a plethora of air conditioners available from a number of brands, narrowing the choices down to a particular brand or model can get tricky for buyers. The following list has been put together to help with the same.
The most reliable AC brands in the market
- Blue Star –
Blue Star is one of the best air conditioner manufacturing companies in the world. The two primary reasons why it is considered among the top brands for this segment are its technology, alongside generous pricing.
Since its establishment, in 1943, Blue Star has delivered the most reliable air conditioners, making it the oldest brand available in the Indian market. Other than that, the company also collaborated with Hitachi, a while back, to produce even better ACs by incorporating new Japanese technology.
These are some of its most sold models –
- DBTULV Series
This 5 Star inverter AC range uses virus deactivation technology with specific filters that eliminate virus and bacteria and can also handle suspended particulate matter effectively. Its key features include –
- Virus Deactivation Technology
- Operate in winters as an air purifier
- Precision Cooling Technology (0.5°C)
- Brushless DC motor
- Powerful mode
- DATUAP Series
This Blue Star AC has a built-in double stage air purification system and a real time PM 2.5, particulate matter digital display. The key features of this AC are –
- Double stage fortified advanced filtration system
- Precision cooling technology (0.5°c)
- Best CADR- 900 m3/hr
- Dual rotor inverter technology
- PM 2.5 real time LED indicator display
- Operates in winters as an air purifier
2. Daikin –
Daikin is a Japanese multinational company and is one of the leading brands in the market when it comes to selling ACs. The company is well known for its efficient and effective use of Japanese technology which makes any Daikin AC superior to most others.
The company has recently issued an Inverter AC range that provides even better conditioning while also consuming lesser power. Daikin’s primary goal has been to provide A-league products at lower costs.
Its most popular AC is the FTKM series. It is a split, inverter AC providing efficient cooling. Its key features include –
- Coanda airflow
- Econo mode
- Indoor quiet operation
- Power chill operation
3. Hitachi –
Another efficient AC manufacturing company is Hitachi. It is a multinational company based in Tokyo, Japan. Hitachi offers some of the best ACs available in India. The brand is popular for its focus on sustainability, reduction of greenhouse gas emission and low power consumption feature.
Its most popular inverter split model is the Hitachi Kashikoi. The salient features of this AC are –
- 1.5 ton
- 5 star
- Stabiliser free operation
- Eco-friendly refrigerant
- Wave blade design for good airflow
- Comes with a warranty of 1 year on product
The price of these models can, however, be quite high and strain an individual’s budget. To make AC shopping easier, buyers can make use of the Bajaj Finserv EMI Network Card’s No Cost EMI benefits. The EMI card comes with a credit limit of up to Rs.2 lakh. Cardholders can also shop via the Bajaj Finserv EMI Store to receive their purchased product within 24 hours.
The above mentioned three brands offer some of the best models available. The guide above can help you can choose a Blue Star, Hitachi or a Daikin model according to your requirements.