Indian Fine Blanks Limited as they were earlier known, the IFB is an Indian company that manufactures home appliances, motor vehicle parts and has a presence in fine blanking sector.
They started their operation in the year 1974 in collaboration with the Swiss Hienrich Schmid AG. With Senator WXS, IFB is trying to address the gap in 8kg, fully automatic and front-loading washing machine market.
Now let us get on with the review.
- In Brief: IFB Senator WXS Washing Machine Review
- Key specification of Senator WXS Washing Machine
- Unique features
- Ease of Set-Up
- Washing Mechanism
- Energy Consumption & Efficiency
- Repairs and Warranty
- Price of IFB Senator WXS Washing Machine
- Who Should Buy the Senator WXS?
- Why We Like it
Key specification of Senator WXS Washing Machine
The Senator WXS is a fully automatic, front-loading washing machine with a capacity of 8kg to address the needs of a 6-7 member family.
With the automated mechanism and a maximum speed of 1,400RPM along with tons of programs, the washing machine is capable of meeting your requirements.
With tons of added features such as 4D wash, crescent moon drum, AquaEnergy, Ball Valve Technology and triadic pulsator improves the cleaning performance.
The AquaEnergy helps to dissolve the detergent with efficiency while 4D wash improves rinsing. The crescent moon drum improves cleaning while keeping your fabrics safe.
Ball valve technology and AquaEnergy features improve efficient resource management.
Here is a video that demonstrates the same:
The compact size and reduced vibrations help to fit the washer under your kitchen cupboards.
Along with these added features such as child lock, foam detection, unbalance correction, time delay function along with several troubleshooting and maintenance programs, the washing machine improves your life.
|Load Type||Front Loading|
|Capacity (kg)||8 kg|
|Machine Weight (kgs)||75 kg|
|Dimensions (H X W X D)||59.8 X 60.6 X 87.5 cm|
|Max Spin Cycle-major||1,400 rpm|
|Door Diameter||32 cm|
|Noise Level||Low Noise|
|Unique Aspects||Crescent Moon Drum
4D Wash Technology
|Warranty||4-years for the washing machine and 10-year spare support|
|Accessories included||User manual, Warranty information, Connection Pipe|
To make Senator WXS, IFB offers some unique features which are exclusive and unique to products from IFB. Let’s have a look.
Crescent Moon Drum
IFB has equipped the drum of Senator WXS with their special crescent moon drum that has a crescent moon-shaped grooves inside the drum that improves performance while keeping your clothes safe.
A representational image of the drum showing the crescent-shaped grooves.
Cradle Wash is a special program that is used for delicate clothes such as silk, laces, satins etc. Cradle wash improves cleaning efficiency while protecting the soft fabrics.
4D Wash Technology
4D wash system uses dynamic water jets that shower water from all direction which will completely soak your clothes. This improves resource utilization and conserves water and detergent.
Aqua-Energy is The IFB’s magnet-based filter that helps to dissolve the detergent properly. This is done by separation calcium ions in the lumps using the magnet which you can see in the following video:
Ease of Set-Up
IFB offers free installation and demonstration for every customer, just ensure you brought their product.
You can buy it from Amazon.in or Flipkart or the official website of IFB and the installation is guaranteed to happen within 3-days.
Before installing Senator WXS, you have to ensure that the washing machine has free access to a tap, power supply and drainage pipe. Also, ensure proper support and earthing to avoid any damages to you and the washing machine.
IFB is notorious for not shipping the washing machine with any accessories and the situation not at all different here. You will have to buy it from service personal and it will cost you some amount.
Design-wise the Senator WXS does look futuristic with its touch-controlled LED panel that is quite big for a washing machine. The control panel and black door in a white metallic boxy design look neat and tidy.
The control panel includes the large LED display, Swivel wheel to control and customize various programs. Close to the control panel is the dispenser for detergent and softener.
Being a top of the line model, the Senator WXS comes with all the bells and whistles.
With the crescent moon drum, 4D wash, inbuilt heater, AquaEnergy and tons of programs the washer is able to provide perfect cleaning results for you and your family.
With the small crescent moon shaped groves in the drum, the clothes get a gentle yet thorough wash.
The 4D wash improves soaking efficiency and conserves water while the triadic pulsator and a high spin rate of 1,400RPM ensure perfect cleaning.
The AquaEnergy feature along with 4D wash improves detergent dissolution and proper rinsing minimising wastage of resources. The added programs also ensure a better wash.
With tons of advanced features and programs, the fully automated, front-loading Senator WXS is able to deliver class-leading performance while minimising the wastage of resources.
The washer has a maximum capacity of 8kg and spin speed of 1,400RPM it is able to take care of the needs of your family.
The crescent moon drum along with the 4D wash and triadic pulsator gives a gentle yet thorough wash to your clothes.
Features such as AquaEnergy, Ball-Valve technology, 4D wash helps to reduce resource utilization while providing you with top-notch performance.
The unbalance correction and time delay function helps to minimise the time and attention that you have to devote to ensure a proper clean.
With self-diagnosis, auto-restart, foam detection and high-low voltage detection function your life becomes easier and simpler.
The added hygiene functions and the inbuilt heater ensures allergens and pathogen-free clothes which will improve the health condition of your family.
Energy Consumption & Efficiency
With a power consumption averaging at 0.712kWh and water consumption at 71.2L, the Senator WXS is one among the most efficient washing machines in the market.
Various inbuilt features such as ball valve technology and AquaEnergy features makes it more resource friendly.
Repairs and Warranty
IFB is well known for its customer support which will help you a lot in the long run. With a 4-year warranty on the washing machine and 10-year support for spares will boost your confidence.
Various features such as tub clean, easy-care, and smart troubleshooting options, you will be able o maintain the washer with ease.
In case of small repairs, you can refer to the user manual or can all for assistance via 1860 208 5678 or 1860 425 5678.
Price of IFB Senator WXS Washing Machine
The washer offers all the bells and whistles for a top of the line washing machine. But, it also comes with a slightly higher price tag which is justifiable due to loads of programs and features.
Who Should Buy the Senator WXS?
Senator WXS is best suited for a family of 6-7-members, that has to wash 12-15 clothes every day. The efficient washing machine along with supreme performance helps you get through daily laundry with ease.
Why We Like it
With a fully automatic, front-loading capability and a capacity of 8kg, the Senator WXS offers superb performance for the asking price.
Along with this level of performance, the washing machine comes with tons of features and programs.
The crescent moon drum, AquaEnergy, Ball-Valve technology, 4D wash and Triadic Pulsator the washer ensures far better performance than any others.
The washing machine also comes with Child lock, Foam detection, Unbalance Correction, Self-Diagnosis and hygiene wash program to improve the performance and safety.
The hygiene wash programs ensure improved disease and allergy resistance for your family.