Malaysias weather can be unpredictable. Having a reliable dryer at home certainly helps, especially for condominium dwellers. A dryer can tumble dry your wet clothes quickly and effectively (as short as 20 minutes).
First thing, I highly recommend homeowners to buy a washing machine and dryer machine separately. I am a big believer in buying electrical appliances which do one thing perfectly instead of one that does many things mediocrely.
Heat pump condenser dryers It recirculates the hot air in the dryer rather than expelling the moist air (vented dryer). Since it is recycling the heat energy, it is said to consume 63% less energy than an equivalent-sized vent dryer. They are more silent and also gentle on your clothes too. (Reference: choice.com.au)
No regret to purchase this 8kg vented tumble dryer. The machine itself is so smart without any complicated manual setting. I can feel the clothes are soft after it is dried by this machine. Surely will recommend to my relatives and friends.
Instead of using the conventional timed-drying, this Electrolux front load dryer machine is equipped with a smart sensor to adjust the drying time precisely depending on the fabrics type, total load and moisture level.
Since this is a heat pump dryer, it works in a closed-loop system, the machine need not be close to a ventilator for an external air duct. Youll then have the flexibility to place this dryer anywhere in your house.
Fitted with the Allergy Care function, youll be relieved to know that 99.9% of live house dust mites that can cause allergy/respiratory issues can be eradicated. The British Allergy Foundation (BAF) has attested to this.
Easy to use & very convenient. Just plug in the dryer & clean the lint filter after each use. My clothes are dry in less than an hour; even the thick fabric one like jeans. Definite timesaver instead of waiting for whole day to dry the hanging fabric.
One thing to note that this Toshiba TD-H80SEM dryer does not come with a reverse tumbling feature which Electrolux Ultimatecare series have. Hence, it could still develop slightly more creases compared to the Electrolux Ultimate care.
For less than RM800, Midea MD-7388 dryer (595 x 555 x 840mm) is one of the cheapest vented dryers in Malaysia. It is an excellently priced air-vented dryer and receive hundreds of 5 star reviews on both Lazada and Shopee.
The filter has a double lint which helps to prevent lint from gathering. This increases the lifespan of the dryer and also helps to save energy. The drum is made of stainless steel and thus is sturdy.
Beko dryers are made in Europe. They are also sold under the brand name Blomberg in areas like U.S, and U.K. It has more than a century of expertise in home appliance and is often regarded as the name of a quality product.
Overall, Samsung dryers often receive good ratings and praise from various online review sites. However, Samsung dryer is not cheap. For a similar price point, you often can get an LG dryer model with better reliability and performance.
Bosch branded home appliances are not really that common in Malaysia. Although being not popular, they do make some great home electrical products. The shortcoming of buying a Bosch dryer would be its warranty claim. Compared to other more well-known brands like Electrolux and LG, you may have a harder time for warranty claim if anything happens.
As I observe in both Lazada and Shopee, there are many selling various Hitachi washing machine models but very few Hitachi dryers available. And only premium model like Hitachi dryer BD-W1500 (cost about RM4,000) can be found. For that, we dont recommend buying a Hitachi dryer.
A normal load takes an hour or a little more to dry. But drying can be as fast as 40 minutes! Larger or thicker items like bedding and towels may need another cycle (e.g, Refresh mode after Cotton mode).