Close
It looks like you are browsing from
Go to Close
TVs & Displays
Photography & Video
Cooking Appliances
White Goods
Household
Technology
LG WM1388HW
85
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
83
Features
Fully-Featured
68
Value for Money
Good
98
Running Costs
$250 Over 10 Years
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and amazingly economical to run 6kg capacity washing machine. It has a child lock, a load balancing system and an adjustable temperature and features adjustable spin speed.
Features We Love:
Quieter than average noise level (53dB)
Has a child lock
Has a load balancing system
Has a delayed start timer
Energy Star certified
6kg
CAPACITY
1,400 RPM
MAXIMUM SPIN
SPEED
53dB
NOISE LEVEL
120kWh
ANNUAL ENERGY
CONSUMPTION
$251
OVER 10 YEARS
Compare
Share on
£
Prices

80

Kagoo Score
Details
Reviews
Spec

LG WM1388HW Best US Prices

New Prices
Searching for prices in the UK
Sorry, no matching prices found.
loading image
eBay Money Back GuaranteeWorldwide Shipping
$956.00
Go to Store
loading image
eBay Money Back GuaranteeWorldwide Shipping
$979.99
Go to Store
loading image
eBay Money Back GuaranteeWorldwide Shipping
$1,350.00
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price | Found it cheaper elsewhere?
3 Prices from 1 Store | $956.00 - $1,350.00
Show All Prices Show Fewer Prices Get Price Alerts

LG WM1388HW Price History

Get Price Alerts

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $598 on eBay 51 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.

There is a 46% chance that the price of the LG WM1388HW will go down in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices might drop by up to $36 over this period.

Get Price Alerts

80

With very low running costs and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the LG WM1388HW number 11 across all washing machines.

80

80
Kagoo Score
86
Brand Rating
84
Features
69
Value for Money
98
Running Costs

80

80
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 80?

LG is an excellent washing machine brand.
At over a year old this washing machine is slightly out of date, and newer washing machines with more up to date technology are available.
It has running costs of $250 over 10 years, which puts it in the cheapest 1% of all 2,300+ washing machines that we have calculated running costs for.
This washing machine has some great features:
Quieter than average noise level
Has a child lock
Has a load balancing system
Has a delayed start timer
For small spaces with large loads<br>
A smarter way to wash<br>
Easily maintain & keep fresh<br>
Troubleshoot easy as 1-2-3<br>

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each washing machine by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the washing machine is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec washing machines come to market, the older washing machines will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

84
Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Quieter than average noise level
Has a child lock
Has a load balancing system
Has a delayed start timer
Energy Star certified
Big drum volume
ok maximum spin speed
Smaller than average drum capacity
Only 14 washing programs
Smaller Than Average Drum Capacity

The smallest drum capacity of washing machines is 1kg, the biggest is 45kg, and the average drum capacity is 7.9kg. The drum capacity of the LG WM1388HW of only 6kg is very small compared to most other washing machines. It is smaller than 93% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature.

What does "drum capacity" mean? Less Edit
ok Maximum Spin Speed
loading image

The maximum spin speed of the LG WM1388HW of 1,400 RPM is ok compared to most other washing machines. It is in the fastest 57% of all washing machines when ranked by this feature.

What does "maximum spin speed" mean? Less Edit
Quieter Than Average Noise Level
loading image

The noise level of the LG WM1388HW of only 53dB is in the quietest 34% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature. Across all the washing machines the noise levels range from 39dB to 99dB, and the average noise level is 59dB.

What does "noise level" mean? Less Edit
Has a Child Lock
loading image

The WM1388HW has a child lock. 61% of washing machines also have a child lock.

What is a child lock? Less Edit
Has a Load Balancing System
loading image

The WM1388HW has a load balancing system, which is unusual. 66% of washing machines do not have a load balancing system.

What is a load balancing system? Less Edit
Has a Delayed Start Timer
loading image

The WM1388HW has a delayed start timer. 81% of washing machines also have a delayed start timer.

Chart Hide Chart What is a delayed start timer? Less Edit
Energy Star Certified

The WM1388HW is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 98% of washing machines are not Energy Star certified.

Chart Hide Chart What does "Energy Star certified" mean? Less Edit
Only 14 Washing Programs

The WM1388HW is a 14 washing program washing machine. Most of the other washing machines have between 4 and 30 washing programs.

Chart Hide Chart What does "washing program" mean? Less Edit
Big Drum Volume

The average drum volume of all washing machines is 58L, with the smallest being 7L and the biggest being 150L. The drum volume of the LG WM1388HW of 65L is in the biggest 20% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "drum volume" mean? Less Edit
69
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.

Product Quality Score
High End Good Value for Money
Kitchen Objects - 036 - Washing Machine
LG WM1388HW
Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
Price

Get Price Alerts

Value for Money of Similar Washing Machines

The chart below compares the value for money of the LG WM1388HW (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

Better Value For Money Worse Value For Money
98
Running Costs

LG WM1388HW Running Costs

The average 10 year running cost of the WM1388HW is $250 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 1% of all 2,300+ washing machines that we checked.

Running Cost Calculator

Washes per week: washes
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on $251
Electricity cost when on standby $0
@ $0.12364061 per kwh - Edit electricity price and usage
kwh per wash
kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price $per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on $0
@ $0.001770097 per litre - Edit water usage and price
litres per wash
Water price $per litre
Annual water price inflation %
Submit Energy Consumption Figures
$251
Total running cost over 10 years
Running costs for this washing machine have been estimated based on other similar washing machines. If you know how much electricity and water the LG WM1388HWuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
1.4T
Running this washing machine over 10 years will generate 1.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
36
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 36 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

How Will These Costs Increase?

Calculate your own running costs for other products using our running cost calculator.

How Can I Save Money on My Energy Costs?

There's lots of simple ways to reduce your electricity costs at home. Read our comprehensive guide "How to Save Electricity at Home: 101 Powerful Tips".
Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the LG WM1388HW. However we have checked the rating of all LG washing machines and the average score is 93.1%.

LG WM1388HW Specification

Key Features
Drum Capacity
Noise Level
Maximum Spin Speed
Performance
Load Balancing System
Washing Program
Adjustable Temperature
Adjustable Spin Speed
Rinse Plus Function
Delayed Start Timer
Washing Programs
Quick Washing Program
Hand/wool Washing Program
Sport Washing Program
Pre-Wash Program
Delicate/silk Washing Program
Cotton Washing Program
Baby Care Washing Program
Design
Drum Volume
Colour
Loading Type
Built-in Display
Case Design
Dispenser Tray Type
Door Hinge
Door Colour
Control Type
Display Type
Direct Drive
Drum Material
Inverter Technology
Viewing Window
Ergonomics
Child Lock
Buzzer
Power
Annual Energy Consumption (Washing)
Energy Star Certified
AC Input Voltage
Current
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Depth (With Door Open)
Door Opening Diameter
Packaging Data
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

lg wm1388hw, lg dlec888w

Barcodes

 00048231016971

LG WM1388HW - Other Washing Machines Worth Considering

$ 904.99
$51 Cheaper
Better Kagoo Score
25% bigger drum capacity

$ 899.99
$56 Cheaper
73.75L bigger drum volume
20% bigger drum capacity
$78 Cheaper
Better brand
20% bigger drum capacity
$96 Cheaper
Better brand
Bigger drum capacity

(1 review)
$ 853.44
$103 Cheaper
One more award
Bigger drum capacity

$ 780.00
$176 Cheaper
82L bigger drum volume
2kg bigger drum capacity

(7 reviews)
$ 703.93
$252 Cheaper
Bigger drum capacity
Bigger drum volume
All LG WM1388HW Alternatives

Today's Best Washing Machine Deals

LG WM1388HW
eBay
$956.00 Buy Now
eBay
$979.99 Buy Now
eBay
$1,350.00 Buy Now
£
Prices

80

Kagoo Score
Details
Reviews
Spec

×