|Very Good Brand|
|A Less Popular Choice|
96Value for Money
|$250 Over 10 Years|
|6kg||53dB||1,400 RPM||Yes||Jan 2018|
|Drum Capacity||Noise Level||Maximum Spin Speed||Load Balancing System||Release Date|
LG WM1388HW Best US Prices
LG WM1388HW Price History
Should You Buy it Now?
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Having analysed the historic price trend for the LG WM1388HW we calculated that there is a 85% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.
Value for Money
Why Has it Scored 77?
What is the Kagoo Score?
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The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the washing machine is recommended.
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Key Reasons For and Against
Quieter than average noise level
Bigger than average drum volume
Has a child lock
Energy Star certified
Has a load balancing system
Has a Rinse Plus function
Average maximum spin speed
Smaller than average drum capacity
Only 14 washing programs
Smaller Than Average Drum Capacity
Washing machines have drum capacities of between 1.5kg and 45kg, and the average drum capacity is 7.8kg. The WM1388HW's drum capacity of only 6kg is smaller than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the smallest 5% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature.
Average Maximum Spin Speed
The maximum spin speed of the LG WM1388HW of 1,400 RPM is fairly standard compared to most other washing machines. It is in the fastest 52% of all washing machines when ranked by this feature.
Quieter Than Average Noise Level
The WM1388HW's noise level of only 53dB is in the quietest 33% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature. The noise levels of washing machines range from 39dB to 86dB, and the average noise level is 58dB.
Bigger Than Average Drum Volume
The LG WM1388HW's drum volume of 65L is bigger than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the biggest 20% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature. The smallest drum volume of washing machines is 19L, the biggest is 150L, and the average drum volume is 58L.
Has a Child Lock
The WM1388HW has a child lock. 54% of washing machines also have a child lock.
Energy Star Certified
The WM1388HW is Energy Star certified, unlike 98% of washing machines which are not Energy Star certified.
Has a Load Balancing System
The WM1388HW has a load balancing system, which is unusual. 69% of washing machines do not have a load balancing system.
Has a Rinse Plus Function
The WM1388HW has a Rinse Plus function, which is unusual. 74% of washing machines do not have a Rinse Plus function.
Only 14 Washing Programs
The WM1388HW is a 14 washing program washing machine.
Value for Money
Value for Money
We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A washing machine with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.
We have analysed the LG WM1388HW, and ranked it:
Good Value For Money
This washing machine is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.
Value for Money of Similar Washing Machines
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LG WM1388HW Running Costs
Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the WM1388HW is $250, which makes it one of the cheapest to run washing machines.
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LG WM1388HW Manuals and Brochures
LG WM1388HW Specification
|Maximum Spin Speed||1,400 RPM|
|Load Balancing System||Yes|
|Adjustable Spin Speed||Yes|
|Rinse Plus Function||Yes|
|Delayed Start Timer||Yes|
|Quick Washing Program||Yes|
|Hand/wool Washing Program||Yes|
|Sport Washing Program||Yes|
|Delicate/silk Washing Program||Yes|
|Cotton Washing Program||Yes|
|Baby Care Washing Program||Yes|
|Dispenser Tray Type||4-way|
|Control Type||Buttons, Rotary|
|Drum Material||stainless steel|
|Annual Energy Consumption (Washing)||120kWh|
|Energy Star Certified||Yes|
|AC Input Voltage||120V|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Depth (With Door Open)||1,143mm|
|Door Opening Diameter||350.5mm|
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