Best air conditioner in India
Last updated MArch 2016: We have listed the air conditioner brands largely available in India depending upon the technology used, superior workmanship, star ratings, innovation and world standing. The ranking is on technical aspects only and not on price. The more superior the product the more the price. It is also based on experience and use of the products over a long period and feedback from customers.
Hitachi Air Conditioners *****
Why choose Hitachi Air conditioners as the best AC brand?
Hitachi has the best efficient air conditioners in the market. BEE rates most of their products 4 stars and 5 stars.
Regarding innovation Hitachi launched the first Side Throw AC , the first Hi Wall Mounted Split AC and the first Ceiling Mounted Split AC. Most of Hitachi ACs are having highest Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) in its category
The sound level is much more lower (34dB) in Hitachi air conditioners, far lower than other manufacturers.
Mitsubishi / Daikin / Carrier air conditioners ****
Mitsubishi and daikin have entered the Indian market with many good products and are able to capture a good chunk in Split AC requirements
Why choose Carrier Air conditioners?
Founded in 1915, carrier is the inventor of modern air-conditioning and has developed itself into being the world’s largest provider of air-conditioning, heating and commercial refrigeration systems (HVACR)
Carrier is also one of the first to adopt the energy efficiency label issued by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)
Awarded the First prize for energy conservation in Consumer Goods Sector in 2007 & 2008 by the Ministry of Power, Govt. of India
Like Hitachi most of Carrier ACs are having highest Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) in its category
Panasonic / LG / Voltas / Blue star air conditioners ***
Panasonic has launched many new models recently. Being a Japanese company the products are of very high Quality.
LG has been in Indian market for quite a long time and has good market share in Indian air conditioning market.
Voltas and blue star a Tata product is a known name in India, they are significantly launching new products and doing well in the past few years.
Godrej / Samsung / Electrolux / Whirlpool ? Haier air conditioners**
These are consumer electronics companies and do not have a focus on a single product. They offer entire range of home electronics. The products are generally sourced from other OEM’s, and they do not have an edge as compared to Carrier and Hitachi.