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Hotpoint WDAL8640
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Hotpoint WDAL8640 Washer Dryer

8kg 6kg Left 850mm Jul 2013
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Set And Forget Sensor Drying Our Set and Forget drying system uses sensors to monitor the moisture and temperature levels inside the drum of the machine, so that based on the choice of drying... More
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3 Reasons For


One Hotpoint WDAL8640 reviewer who reviewed the Hotpoint WDAL8640 considered that it was reliable. Andrew Hill he mentioned on Amazon “My old yet trusty washing machine was giving up”.

Quite Large Drying Capacity

With a drying capacity of 6 kilograms, the WDAL8640 has one of the larger drying capacitys amongst large washing capacity washer dryers of this age. The average drying capacity of comparable spec washer dryers that are a similar age to the WDAL8640 is 6kg, and the drying capacitys range from 3kg to 9kg.

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A+ Drying Class

This washer dryer has an A drying class, which is the most commonly found drying class on washer dryers that came out around the same time as it.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Load Balancing System

Most washer dryers that have been on the market for a similar time to the WDAL8640 do not have a load balancing system. The Hotpoint WDAL8640 is no exception to this as it too does not have a load balancing system.

We compared all the other washer dryers which also have a load balancing system to this washer dryer and we think the LG F1496 which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Reversible Doors

Like most of the other similar spec washer dryers that are a comparable age to the WDAL8640, the WDAL8640 does not have a reversible doors.

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Quite Low Maximum Spin Speed

The WDAL8640 has one of the lower maximum spin speeds (only 1,400 revolution per minute) amongst washer dryers of this age. The average maximum spin speed of large washing capacity washer dryers that are a similar age to the WDAL8640 is 1,500 RPM, and the maximum spin speeds range from 1,000 RPM to 1,600 RPM.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Hotpoint WDAL8640

Hotpoint Has OK Washer Dryer Reviews

Average ratings across all Hotpoint washer dryers are ok, however average ratings across just Hotpoint's large washing capacity washer dryers are unexceptional.

Released Over Three Years Ago

This washer dryer was released over three years ago.


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Delicate/silk Drying Program

User Reviews

(Verified Purchase)

My old yet trusty washing machine was giving up and so it was time to replace her with a newer model.

With two young boys in the flat and with no great space to dry clothes, we elected... Read more…

Reviewed 1 November 2013 by T.O'Donnell
(Verified Purchase)

Great washer / Dryer which packs a lot of washing in to one go providing for cheaper wash. Plus you can clean some duvets. On the downside it does take a long time on the big wash cycles. Worth... Read more…

Reviewed 12 September 2013 by Maria

Do not buy a washer/dryer unless you are prepared to wait hours for your clothes to dry! Never again! Drys with hot steam takes hours & hours to dry, im currently in washeteria as we speak drying... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hotpoint wash6, hotpoint wash6k, hotpoint wash6kg, warranty wdal8640, hotpoint wdal8640, warranty wdal8640g, guarantee wdal8640, hotpoint wdal8640p, hotpoint wdal8640pu, hotpoint wdal8640pw, hotpoint wdal8640gg, guarantee wdal8640g, hotpoint wdal8640ggh, hotpoint wdal8640puk, hotpoint wdal8640pwh
Barcodes 05016108785447, 05016108785454, 05054645015986, 05054645016143