Summers seem to be a hard time to deal with, without having the cool air of air conditioners, but having air conditioners or AC also means getting a hefty electrical bill at the end of the month.
The market is already flooded with various brands that have made a mark in the Indian market with their various models of air conditioners, both window and split. Most of the Indian users indeed now prefer split AC because of their compact size.
Here, we are presenting the best air conditioner brands list, so that you can make up your mind to choose the one that suit your needs perfectly.
So, here comes the Top Air Conditioner Brands 2015
Hitachi as a brand has always remained as front runners in manufacturing world class consumer products and air conditioners are one among them. The brand delivers high energy rating air conditioners that can keep you cool even in the hottest of summers that too without digging a hole into your pocket. Some of the most popular air conditioner models offered by this reputed brand are:
Hitachi Kaze Plus New Window Conditioner– Priced below a comfortable 25K range, this air conditioner is great for small apartments where size really matters a lot.The specifications of this new model from the house of Hitachi are –
- Vitamin C Filter
- Fresh Air Ventilation
- Self Evaporative System
- On/Off Timer
- LCD Wireless Remote Control
- Easy Installation
- 3-Star Rating
Hitachi ACE Follow Me Split AC– Priced above 45K, this can detect your smallest body movement to direct the air flow towards you in a room. Some of its remarkable specifications are –
- Anti-Bacterial Filter
- 4-Way air-flow direction
- Dry and Cool Modes
- Silent Cooling
- Pre-coated Aluminum Fins
- Follow me
- 5 Star Rating
The brand is known for its emphasis on innovation and energy efficient electronic products of high quality. You can also check out the new Sugoi split AC that comes with a 5 Star rating and Auto Power Save Mode.
Quite dominant in the market, this brand is a personal favorite of many in India as well as abroad due to its sleek design and extensive range of products that suits everyone’s budget criteria effortlessly. In case of air conditioners also, LG rule like a King and some of the popular AC models offered by LG are:
L-Prima 1.5 TON HOT & COLD Window Conditioner– If you are thinking not to invest in a room heater for the coming winters then this air conditioner can be an ideal one to keep modest room temperature in any season. It comes with an official price tag of around 33,000 INR. Some of the bright features of this window conditioner are –
- Dual Protection Filter
- Dehumidification Mode
- Energy Saving Mode
- Digital Display
- On/Off Timer
L-AURA 1.0 TON HOT & COLD Split AC– Priced nearly the same, this air conditioner excludes great looks and gives you ultimate comfort throughout the year with a high style quotient. The notable features of this LG Split AC are the following ones.
- Monsoon Comfort
- Jet Cooling
- 3M-Micro protection filter
- Night Glow Remote Buttons
- Auto Restart
- Dual Protection Filter
- E saver Mode
- Sleep Mode
There is also another Split AC model by LG that would be a delight to check i.e. the LG LSA5EW5V 1.5 Ton 5 Star Split Air Conditioner with 5 star rating and appealing looks.
Known for its breakthrough products, Samsung is an established brand with a high level of credibility in the market all over the world. Its products like Samsung mobile phones, refrigerators, TV sets and split AC are always known for their durability and improving life through technology. The brand offers air conditioners mainly in two categories.
Split AC – Samsung PentaStarMAX AR18FC5UAEB 1.5 Ton capacity split AC is the most popular Samsung Air conditioner and definitely it has some spark as it possesses some really endearing features like the below ones.
- Temperature control for deep sleep
- Impressive cooling even at 52 degree Celsius
- Full HD Filter to collect dust
- Multi-Jet Technology
- Easy Installation
- 5-Star Energy Rating
- Durable design
Floor Standing AC – Now, this is something quite new and interesting, but with a heavy price tag of over a whopping one lakh! Stylish and sleek Samsung AF28FVSDADFN 2.3 TON AC is good enough if price is not your concern at all. Some of its features are –
- Turbo Jet Cooling
- Attractive exterior
- Energy Saver
- Ice blue light when ON
- Smart Sensor for reacting to movement
- Centre, Direct and Indirect Cooling Modes
- Soft Touch Control Panel
The brand Voltas has surpassed the long dominance of international AC brands like Samsung, LG, etc. to emerge as a leading brand for air conditioners in the domestic market in 2014. The well known brand of the illustrious Tata Group is now deeply trusted, when it comes to choosing the right air conditioner. The brand offers its air conditioners under surprisingly four categories mentioned below.
Split AC –Voltas 1.5 Ton MAGNA 185 MY Split Air Conditioner (White) is built elegantly and comes with a plethora of features to ensure you an absolute comfort during harsh summers. Some of its features are mentioned below.
- Multiple filters to resist bacteria, dust etc.
- Turbo, Sleep and Swing Mode
- Anti-Fungal Clean
- 5050 W cooling capacity
- BEE (Bureau of Energy Efficiency) 5 Star Rating
Window AC – Voltas Deluxe-5 Star (Y series) 1.5 Ton AC is stylishly built and highly energy efficient. It comes officially at 31,190 INR. Some of its features include
- Anti dust and negative ion filters
- Fresh air ventilation
- Large LED Display
- Auto restart and auto swing
- Turbo and sleep modes
- Memory Function
Cassette AC – If you have large rooms or want an air conditioner for your office space, then Voltas Venture Cassette 4 TON can be an ideal solution.However, the price may seem too high for some as it is priced officially at 97,000 INR. You can find some interesting features of this unconventionally designed AC like
- Super quite compressor
- Emergency operational switch
- Automatic drainage of condensed water
- Easily removable filter and advanced fan motor
- 4-way directional air-flow
Slimline AC – Venture Slimline AC is another offering from the prestigious brand and is perfect for your home if interiors matters to you most along with a comfortable cooling. It comes with many striking features like
- Compact size 480 x 1680 x 255 mm
- Noise Suppression Technology
- Child Lock Switch
- Highly efficient compressor
- Of all the above categories of air conditioners, Voltas is mainly popular for its split and window ac models.
Godrej is a well-known brand that needs no introduction particularly in the Indian consumer market because of its decades of successful trust building and impressive range of products like locking solutions, interior solutions, kitchen appliances, electronic appliances, etc. So, it is no wonder, Godrej is looked upon as the best split system air conditioner brands in India.
Although, the brand offers a decent Window AC of 1.5 ton capacity with a 3 BEE Star Rating, its Split AC Models are a hit in the market because of their super energy efficiency and charming looks. One such popular model is mentioned below.
Godrej EON Green Balance AC– Equipped with Green Balance Technology, this Split AC is extremely climate-friendly and cost efficient. Some of the features of this AC that are hard to ignore are mentioned below:
- Free Installation By Godrej
- High Energy Efficiency Rating
- Auto Clean / Blow Function
- Dry, Auto, Sleep & Turbo Modes
- Silver Ion Filter
- Memory Function
The AC is also designed brilliantly and has received the prestigious “India Design Mark” award for 2013. So, if you are very particular about the aesthetics and energy efficiency then this one can be the best value for your money.
Blue Star is an Indian brand just like Godrej and Voltas. The brand has carved its own niche in the extremely competitive air conditioner market within a very small time frame. Some of the popular air conditioners of Blue Star are the following ones.
Blue Star Window AC 1.5 Ton 3 Star– Available in an altogether seven models of 1 ton to 2 ton capacity range, these popular window AC of Blue Star comes with power-packed features like
- Multi-fan speed
- Auto, Sleep and Dry Mode
- Efficient Rotary Compressor
- Anti-Freeze Thermostat
- Filter-check LED
- Remote control for an easy access
Blue Star Inverter Split AC– These air conditioners are elegant and are available in various models and capacity to suit your every need. Some features of the same are given below.
- I Feel feature for optimizing user comfort
- Multi-fan speed and multiple operational modes
- Air Direction flow control
- Eco-friendly refrigerant
- Heat Pump to beat severe winters
Blue Star Verticool Split AC– Great for large commercial spaces or organizations like bank, education institute, etc., these air conditioners comes with the following features:
- Powder coated exterior body
- Wide angle air flow
- Memory Function
- Elegant design
- LCD Display
- Anti-freeze thermostat
- Three-phase advantage
Blue Star Concealed Split AC– If you have a limited wall space, then this concealed AC offered by Blue Star can be a definite pick. It has some amazing features like –
- Programmable Timer
- Energy saver and efficient compressor
- Availability from 1 Ton to 7.5 Ton
- Fuzzy logic control
- Time delay feature and low noise
The brand also offers Blue Star Cassette AC, which is not yet popular in the Indian AC segment.
Thus, there are numerous brands that offer air conditioners with a variety of good features. Apart from the discussed ones, few more brands that can have a mention in this best air conditioner brands list are Panasonic, Oneida, Whirlpool, etc.
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