If there’s one thing that Yantrick absolutely detests, and I am sure many of you do too, is doing laundry. The thought of having to wash stacks of dirty linen is enough to send this one on a procrastination overdrive. But the truth is nobody can avoid laundry day, not even the sartorial connoisseurs amongst us.
Now, you, like many of my friends, might be thinking, “Wouldn’t it have been easier to just get a washing machine or give it to a dhobi?” Believe me, I thought about both. My experience with a dhobi wasn’t very pleasing and I didn’t think a washing machine was a good idea, given the long hours of load shedding we suffer from, besides the once-in-10-days water supply.
So when Yantrick was asked to try the Samsung WF700BOBKWQ, a front-loader, he had his doubts. Even though the product might be amazing, he felt it wouldn’t be good enough to make him switch to automated washing.
The Samsung WF700BOBKWQ is available in white, with a chrome loading door decorating its face. An LED display bar is located at the top-right corner, the detergent tray on the top-left, with a control panel of dials and button in between.
Boasting dimensions of 23.6 inches x 21.7 inches x 33.5 inches, the machine is heavy at 64 kg. The width, however, is adjustable from 17.7 inches to 21.7 inches, making it convenient to fit into households with limited space.
The maximum washing capacity of the machine is 7 kilos. The best part about this product is the numerous options it offers to cater to your washing needs. The Cotton, Synthetics, Denim, Bedding, Dark Garment, Daily Wash, Sports Wear, Baby Care, and Wool modes should have you covered for any laundry situation. Features like Quick Wash, Easy Iron, Rinse Hold, Pre-wash, Intensive Wash options, along with the options to select water temperature from 20°C to 95°C, and washing spin speed up to 1,200 RPM, makes the WF700BOBKWQ a highly customisable machine.
The Samsung WF700BOBKWQ has a brushless digital inverter motor designed to run at a cooler temperature than conventional washing machine motors, consequently using less energy while lasting longer as well. Samsung offers a 10-year warranty with the product, another reason to feel at ease over the investment.
Its new streamlined ‘Diamond Drum,’ with small water-exit holes ,enables delicate handling of even the softest of fabrics, while preventing them from sticking out and being damaged.
Samsung has also packed the WF700BOBKWQ with Volt Control, a feature that safeguards the machine from high and low voltage levels, much needed during erratic power outages.
Yantrick’s Verdict: Retailing for almost Rs 70K at Samsung outlets across the country, the Samsung WF700BOBKWQ Front-loading Washing Machine is a top-of-the-line washing machine that will soon find a home in Yantrick’s home.