Review of LG 10.5KG/7KG washer dryer (FHD1057SWS)

LG 10.5KG/7KG washer dryer (FHD1057SWS)

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This LG washer dryer comes with features such as AI DD(Artificial Intelligence Direct Drive), motor washing motion optimization, 100% drying, Six Motion Direct Drive Washer, Steam, Bigger drum, WIFI, and several other useful features. This washer comes with a 10-year warranty for the motor and a 2-year comprehensive warranty.

Read our in-depth review to see if the LG 10.5KG/7KG washer dryer – FHD1057SWS is the right choice for your family. Our review also includes useful tips, FAQs, a washing machine selector quiz, a buying guide, and many more.

  • Smart Convenience with WiFi
  • Inverter AI DD Motor Washing Motion Optimization
  • Six motion Direct Drive Washer
  • Remote start & pre-wash
  • Auto-restart
  • Child Lock
  • 14 wash programs
  • 100% dry
  • Steam
  • Smart Diagnosis
  • Bigger Drum Capacity in the same Space
  • Quick wash
  • In-built heater

Pros

  • This front-loading washer dryer combo comes with an invertor AI DD motor, excellent washing performance, and a 100% drying option.
  • LG Steam technology eliminates 99.9% of allergens.
  • It has an innovative Smart convenience with WiFi, Smart diagnosis, remote start, steam, stainless steel drum, and several wash programs.
  • This LG 10.5KG washing capacity and 7KG drying can handle the laundry of a large family.
  • It comes with 14 automatic wash programs, including four drying programs and additional options to handle any laundry type.
  • Use the Smart ThinQ app for Smart Diagnosis. This feature can diagnose up to 86 errors.
  • AI DD detects the weight and senses the fabric’s softness, and it chooses the optimal motions for the fabric by itself.
  • This washer uses a six motion Direct Drive technology that moves the drum in six motions for excellent wash performance.
  • LG Steam technology eliminates 99.9% of allergens, such as dust mites, that cause allergy or respiratory issues.

Cons

  • LG’s after-sales & service needs to be consistent throughout the country. It is good in some cities and not in others.
  • This washer-dryer is more expensive in comparison with the same products as other brands.

Bottom Line

Bottomline inforgraphicsThe LG FHD1057SWS comes with excellent features such as an invertor AI DD motor, 6 Motion Direct Drive Washer, Steam, Smart Diagnosis with WIFI, and remote start. It comes with a 100% drying function, making it an attractive washer-dryer with impressive features.

LG needs to improve their customer service and make it consistent and reliable across India. This washer-dryer is way too expensive.

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Video demo of LG FHD1057SWS front loading washer dryer

An in-depth look at the features of the LG 10.5KG/7KG washer dryer machine (FHD1057SWS)

  • Ease of use – This LG washer dryer has 14 wash programs, which offers excellent washing and 100% drying. The touch panel is easy to use, made with a more visible display, and increased the knob size with a metallic finish. Using this washer is similar to using an LG refrigerator or a dishwasher; it is simple.
  • Washing Capacity 10.5KG – This fully automatic washing machine can handle a large load for a large family. The extra wash options help this front-loading washer to remove all stubborn stains from heavily soiled clothes.
  • Drying Capacity 7.5KG – This fully automatic washer dryer can give you 100% drying for a load up to 7.5KG. You can just fold your clothes right out of the washer. It is a handy feature during monsoon time.
  • Efficiency – This washer is efficient and offers excellent wash quality. It uses a 6 Motion Direct Drive technology that moves the wash drum in multiple directions, giving the fabric the proper care while getting the clothes ultra clean. Remember, washer dryers will consume more power than a regular washing machine.
  • AI DD Motor – This LG washer dryer gives intelligent care, with 18% more fabric protection. The AI DD detects the weight and senses the fabric’s softness, and it chooses the optimal motions for the fabric by itself.
  • Warranty – This LG washer dryer comes with a two-year warranty on the entire product and a 10-year warranty on the inverter direct-drive motor.

Wash programs of the LG 10.5KG/7KG washer dryer machine (FHD1057SWS)

LG 10.5KG/7KG washer dryer (FHD1057SWS)

The following are the various wash programs of this LG washer dryer. Remember, choose a washing machine that offers as many options as it will give you flexibility.
Also, look for ones that give you control over tub spin speed and spin cycle, rinse options, pre-wash and turbo wash modes for handling stubborn stains, fault code display, washer dryer combo, etc.

  • Cotton – Provides better performance by combining various drum motions. This wash program is suitable for colored fast garments (shirts, nightdresses, pajamas, etc.) and normally soiled cotton load (underwear).
  • Cotton+ – Provides optimized washing performance for a large amount of laundry with less energy consumption. This wash program is also suitable for colored garments.
  • Mixed Fabric – It enables us to wash various fabrics simultaneously. Use different fabrics except for special garments (silk/delicate, sportswear, dark clothes, wool, duvet/curtains).
  • Easy Care – This mode is suitable for casual shirts that do not need ironing after washing. Use for Polyamide, acrylic, polyester.
  • Silent Wash – Provides less noise and vibration and saves money by using overnight electricity. Use for colored fast garments (shirts, nightdresses, pajamas, etc.) and lightly soiled white cotton (underwear).
  • Allergy Care – Helps to remove allergens such as house mites, pollen, and fur. Use for cotton, underwear, pillow covers, bedsheets, and babywear.
  • Baby Steam Care – Use this mode for washing your baby’s clothes. In this wash mode, the washer uses high water temperature to remove solid and protein stains from a baby’s clothes. High temperature also removes all detergent residues from the baby’s clothes and gives better rinse performance.
  • Delicates – This mode is suitable for delicate clothes such as underwear, blouses, etc. For this mode, the maximum spin speed to be used is 800 rpm.
  • Hand/Wool – Use for Wool, Silk, delicate, easily damaged laundry and clothes that we would prefer washing by our hands.
  • Synthetic – This washing mode can take various laundry types (except delicates like silk and wool). Watch out; the Outdoor Care mode can only take a max 2 KG load.
  • Quick 30 – Provides fast washing time for small loads and lightly soiled clothes.
  • Dry only – Uses the automatic programs to dry most loads. For most drying, make sure all laundry are similar in material and thickness.
  • Wash + Dry – Provides an ongoing process of washing and drying in the same cycle. Use for a small amount of laundry, which can be dried.
  • Tub clean – This is a particular function to clean inside of your appliance
  • Download Cycle – The Download Cycle program allows you to download new and unique washing programs to your washing machine with a smartphone. The default program is on rinse + Spin.

Other features of the LG 10.5KG/7KG washer dryer machine (FHD1057SWS)

LG 10.5KG/7KG washer dryer (FHD1057SWS)

In addition to the wash programs, this LG washing machine also comes with the following useful features.

  • Child Lock – For added safety, this LG washer comes with a child lock feature. You can activate the child lock by pressing the Spin and the Temp buttons simultaneously for three seconds. When the child lock is on, all the functions become inaccessible.
  • WiFi Function – Communicate with the appliance from a smartphone using the convenient smart features. we can perform functions like Remote start, energy monitoring, Smart diagnosis, etc.
  • Rinse – Use this option to select the number of rinse by pressing the Rinse+ button. Rinsing helps remove detergent residues from your laundry.
  • Pre-wash – Use this option to wash the heavily soiled laundry.
  • Dry – All drying options in this washer dryer detect the load’s weight and adjust the drying time. This washer-dryer has an ironing effect for preventing wrinkles from forming in the laundry.
  • Spin speed selection – This washer spins its drum with a top spin speed of 1400 RPM. Each wash program has a pre-defined spin speed. The washer selects the time and spin speed based on the weight for the load.
  • Water Temperature selection – Depending on the wash program, you can select the desired water temperature for washing clothes. This washer uses an inbuilt ceramic heater to raise the water temperature for washing your laundry. You can select the water temperature up to 95 C.
  • Delay End function – Use the Delay End function to set the expected completion of the washing cycle. You can set a time delay from 1 hour to 19 hours.

Specifications of LG FHD1057SWS front loading washer dryer

HIGHLIGHTS
Wash Capacity(Kg)10.5
Dry Capacity(Kg)7
AI DD™Yes
6 MotionYes
Add ItemYes
Remote StartYes
SteamYes
Wi-FiYes
DisplayWhite LED
Smart Diagnosis™Yes
ColorSilver VCM
GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
Temperature RangeCold/20/30/40/60/95℃
Time DelayYes
Auto RestartYes
Spin Speeds (rpm)1400/1200/1000/800/400/No spin
Water feed (Hot/Cold)Cold Only
Standby Power ZeroYes
Door Switch TypeAuto Door
Door Opening Angle150 Degree
WASH PROGRAMS
CottonYes
Cotton+Yes
MixYes
Easy CareYes
Allergy CareYes
Speed14Yes
Download CycleYes
Wash+DryYes
DelicateYes
Wool (Hand/Wool)Yes
Dry OnlyYes
Tub CleanYes
Baby careYes
DOWNLOAD CYCLE
Baby WearYes
Kids WearYes
School UniformYes
Swimming WearYes
Rainy SeasonYes
JeansYes
Sweat StainYes
DeodorizationYes
Single GarmentsYes
Color CareYes
Rinse+SpinYes
Quick Wash + DryYes
Dry 30Yes
Dry 60Yes
Turbo DryYes
Shirt DryYes
OPTIONAL PROGRAMS
Pre WashYes
SteamYes
Time DelayYes
Child-LockYes
Wi-FiYes
Add ItemYes
Remote StartYes
Rinse PlusYes
Lower Temp. DryYes
Iron DryYes
Cupboard DryYes
DIMENSIONS
W x D x H (mm)600 x 560 x 850