5 Best Low Budget Refrigerators under Rs 10000

Refrigerators are a utility product for every section of the society. The need for refrigerators is felt during the scorching summers when beating the heat almost becomes necessary for survival. Edibles and perishables are at a huge risk of getting spoilt in weather favorable for bacterial and fungal growth. This calls for a need for refrigerators in even the most marginalized sections of the society.

Low budget refrigerators are in great demand amongst students and people belonging to the lower income group. Students need such low priced refrigerator temporarily for storing beverages and frozen foods. Low budget refrigerators are also apt for small sized families. The list given below has been prepared after in-depth research into the features and performance of a huge number of products. Readers are advised to pick the best for them by checking the specs of the refrigerators given below.

1) Godrej RD EDGE 185 CW 4.2

  • Design isn’t eye catching
  • Spacious interiors
  • 5 Star Energy Rating

This 185 liter refrigerator is one of the most energy efficient refrigerators in this list. It has a 5 Star Energy-Rating from the Bureau of Energy Efficiency which means less burden on your wallet every month. Also, the stabilizer –free operation is capable of withstanding voltage fluctuations ranging from 140 to 290 volts.

Those of you who are concerned about environment issues will be pleased to know that this refrigerator emits no CFC, HFC, or HCFC. This means, no damage to the ozone layer meaning a healthier environment for your kids!

 Spec Godrej RD EDGE 185 CW 4.2
STAR RATING 4 Star Rating
ACTUAL CAPACITY 185 L
DEFROSTING TYPE Direct Cool
NUMBER OF DOORS Single door
SHELF MATERIAL Toughened Glass
NET WEIGHT (KG) 41 Kg
DIMENSIONS (W x H x D) 580 mm X 1150 mm X 620 mm
WARRANTY 10 Years Rust Free Warranty, 5 Years Warranty on the Compressor and 1 Year Comprehensive Warranty from Godrej
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2) GEM GRD 2004BRWC

  • Noise issues
  • Poor plastic quality
  • Adjustable legs

GEM may not be the most reputed brand in this list, but this product can be compared with the best of the brands. With its unique features, this refrigerator can give any other refrigerator a run for their money.

The feature that makes it stand out of the crowd is its adjustable legs. You can adjust the size of the refrigerator to suit the needs of even the smallest person in the house! The well-built eye catching externals complements the beauty of your home. Surprisingly, it comes with an antibacterial gasket, which is rare for any refrigerator in this range. The freezer is located at the top so that you can keep the desserts out of your children’s reach unless they finish their dinner.

The Moist Balance Crisper keeps your fruits and vegetables fresh for long and the Power Cut EverCool Technology prevents the melting of your delicious ice cream for upto 9 hours! Fast Ice-Making Technology can serve you with ice in a jiffy! Stabilizer Free Operation and 4 Star Energy ratings ensure minimum monthly bills. The refrigerator is CFC, HFC, and HCFC Free, which ensures that there isn’t much damage to the environment.

 Spec GEM GRD 2004BRWC
STAR RATING 4 Star Rating
ACTUAL CAPACITY 180 L
DEFROSTING TYPE Direct Cool
NUMBER OF DOORS Single Door
SHELF MATERIAL Toughened Glass
NET WEIGHT (KG) 36 Kg
DIMENSIONS (W x H x D) 470 mm X 1160 mm X 530 mm
WARRANTY 5 Years Warranty
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3) Panasonic NR-A195RMP

  • Makes sound
  • Capacity
  • Energy efficiency

This compact refrigerator form Panasonic is capable enough to cater to the needs of a small sized family. It may look small on the outside, but it’s quite roomy inside. This 190-litres refrigerator of enough to fulfill a 3-4 member family’s needs. It has 2 shelves, a crisper, a chill tray, one egg stand, and an ice cube mould, which is decent enough for a bachelor or a small sized family.The looks are decent and pleasing to the eyes. Although only one color choice is available.

The cooling is evenly distributed throughout, which is a pleasant surprise in such a direct cooling refrigerator. The freezer is capable of making ice within minutes. The energy rating of the fridge is 3-stars, which is decent enough for a refrigerator in this price range. The compressor sound is one point that goes against this refrigerator. But, overall it is a quality product.

 Spec Panasonic NR-A195RMP
STAR RATING 3 Star Rating
ACTUAL CAPACITY 190 L
DEFROSTING TYPE Direct Cool
NUMBER OF DOORS One
SHELF MATERIAL Toughened Glass
NET WEIGHT (KG) 33 Kg
DIMENSIONS (W x H x D) 524 mm X 1137 mm X 650 mm
WARRANTY 1 Year Warranty on the Refrigerator and 5 Years on the Compressor from Panasonic
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Panasonic NR-A195RMP  Specifications, Price & Review flipkart store Panasonic NR-A195RMP  Specifications, Price & Review Rs. 9,990
amazon store Panasonic NR-A195RMP  Specifications, Price & Review Rs. 11,800

4) Kelvinator REF KW203EGT-FDA

  • Low quality plastic trays and containers
  • Spacious interiors

Kelvinator is one of the older refrigerator manufacturers in the world. The quality it provides is unmatched by almost all its contemporaries. This Refrigerator is not an exception to Kelvinator’s reputation of providing excellent quality products. The single door refrigerator has spacious interiors for storing your food items without any issues. The wiring and the toughened glass shelves present in it makes storage of heavy vessels possible. Instant cooling has been made possible because of its direct cool technology.

A household of 3-4 members would find this refrigerator of 190 litres sufficient for their daily requirements. The energy-rating of 3 stars makes it good enough for saving a lot of money for you.

 Spec Kelvinator REF KW203EGT-FDA
STAR RATING 3 Star Rating
ACTUAL CAPACITY 190 L
DEFROSTING TYPE Direct Cool
NUMBER OF DOORS Single Door (One)
SHELF MATERIAL Toughened Glass
NET WEIGHT (KG) 33 Kg
DIMENSIONS (W x H x D) 524 mm X 1175 mm X 650 mm
WARRANTY 1 Year Comprehensive and 4 Years on the Compressor from Kelvinator
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Kelvinator REF KW203EGT-FDA  Specifications, Price & Review flipkart store Kelvinator REF KW203EGT-FDA  Specifications, Price & Review Rs. 10,990
amazon store Kelvinator REF KW203EGT-FDA  Specifications, Price & Review Rs. 10,499

5) Electrolux EC090P

  • Minor noise issues
  • Interior plastic quality
  • less storage space (80 L)
  • Compact design
  • Good storage space

This Electrolux product with 80 L capacity is one of the most efficient refrigerators in this price category. With its small and large bottle holders, your beverages can be stored without any hiccups. The freshness of the veggies and the fruits is prolonged, thanks to the vegetable crisper. The freezer section is large enough to store frozen food or make your favorite flavored ice-cream.

Some users have complained about noise issues with the compressor. Yes, the compressor makes noises while it is in operation but the noise is so faint that it won’t affect your daily activities. Also, the plastic quality of the interiors is not the best, but you get what you pay for, right?

Direct cooling technology in this fridge ensures that minimum electricity is consumed. Further, the refrigerator has been rated with 3 stars from the Bureau of Energy Efficiency. Thus, it is for sure that the electricity bills won’t give you headaches at the end of every month.

 Spec Electrolux EC090P
STAR RATING 3 Star Rating
ACTUAL CAPACITY 80 L
DEFROSTING TYPE Direct Cool
NUMBER OF DOORS 1 (Single Door)
SHELF MATERIAL Toughened Glass
NET WEIGHT (KG) 25 Kg
DIMENSIONS (W x H x D) 437 mm X 777 mm X 460 mm
WARRANTY 1 Year Warranty on the Refrigerator and 5 Years on the Compressor from Electrolux
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Electrolux EC090P  Specifications, Price & Review flipkart store Electrolux EC090P  Specifications, Price & Review Rs. 8,143
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