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Save energy, time and money with our washing machine picks on Amazon. Image Credit: stevepb/Pixabay

When clothing instructions read "hand wash with care", you might put up your hands and leave it for another day. But maybe it’s time to upgrade your washer at home because some washing machines can actually solve that problem for you. The best kinds are quiet, stable and equipped with various fabric plus dryer features.

Check out our picks from Amazon. At discounted prices, bring home a convenient washing machine of your choice, whether you prefer top or front loading, from trusted brands. To make it even easier on your wallet, some offer monthly instalment payments with certain banks. And others give you great value, like compatibility with Home Connect app, which lets you control your washer remotely from your smartphone.

And to be on the safer side, get a team of Amazon pros to install the appliance for you at a small fee. Prime subscription will deliver your new washing machine to you the very next day.

1. Bosch Serie 8 Washing Machine, Front Loader, 9kg

Want to switch on your washer when you’re heading home from work so that it’s done just in time for you to put the clothes out to dry? It’s possible with the Home Connect app that this high-tech Bosch washer is equipped with! This washing machine is smart - it has two automatic programs for hard-wearing or sensitive fabrics, so you can ensure your clothes are washed at the right temperature for the right duration. And its reload functionality allows you to add missed socks or other articles of clothing, even in the middle of a wash cycle.

Bonus: Buy with zero per cent installments and pay Dh358.25 for 12 months with select banks. Add professional installation services for free.

Warranty: Amazon offers a one-year extended warranty for Dh225, two years for Dh284 and three years for Dh405.

2. Panasonic 12kg Wash and 8kg Dry, 1400 RPM, Front Load Washer Dryer

Have you ever wanted to stop a wash cycle to add more clothes? Panasonic’s front load washer lets you do just that with its ‘pause and add’ feature. It’s a washer and dryer in one, with a 12kg capacity limit for the former and 8kg for the latter. Among jeans-, wool- and sportswear-only modes, you can now take your abaya for a spin using the delicate mode, worry-free. If you’re in a hurry, your fresh laundry will be ready in 15 minutes on ‘quick wash’.

Bonus: Buy with zero per cent instalments and pay Dh233.80 for 12 months with select banks. Add professional installation services for free.

Warranty: The manufacturer offers one-year warranty on the product and a 10-year warranty on the motor. Amazon offers a one-year extended warranty for Dh150, two years for Dh189 and three years for Dh270.

3. Hisense 7kg Front Loading Washing Machine

Set a timer for your load if the children are sleeping, with Hisense’s front load washing machine. Besides time delay, this 7kg-capacity washer includes gentle steam wash for allergen removal. You get a wide range of fabric modes from duvet to a quick 15-minute wash. The best feature? Don’t bend over backwards to clean the inner drum, simply select the ‘drum clean’ option to give it a 95℃ deep clean before your next load.

Bonus: Buy with zero per cent instalments and pay Dh78.67 for 12 months with select banks. Add professional installation services for Dh60.

Warranty: The manufacturer offers one-year warranty on the product. Amazon offers a one-year extended warranty for Dh50, two years for Dh63 and three years for Dh90.

4. Sharp 11kg Top Load, Fully Automatic MEGA Mouth Washing Machine

Sharp’s top load washer saves up to 30 per cent of water using a no-hole drum. Mould and dirt stuck in the holes of conventional tubs often slip into the washing process – with this hole-less feature, you get cleaner laundry. Aside from your usual wash modes, there is the option to soak your clothes for intense cleaning. And don’t tip in your softener at random; the washer will take care of it for you, releasing it evenly when necessary.

Bonus: Buy with zero per cent instalments and pay Dh133.33 for 12 months with select banks. Add professional installation services for Dh60.

Warranty: Amazon offers a one-year extended warranty for Dh50, two years for Dh63 and three years for Dh90.

5. Super General 10kg Twin-tub Semi-Automatic Washing Machine

An economical option for those tight on budget, Super General’s 10kg-capacity washer and 5.6kg-capacity spin-dry lets you wear fresh laundry instantly. If your clothes are not that soiled, you can even run the same water for a second cycle. The top loader employs a quiet motor for cleaning with minimal noise. The extra-large tub also comes with a lint filter.

Bonus: Buy with zero per cent instalments and pay Dh53.33 for 12 months with select banks. Add professional installation services for Dh60.

Warranty: Amazon offers a one-year extended warranty for Dh50, two years for Dh63 and three years for Dh90.

6. Samsung 8kg 1200 RPM Diamond Drum

Samsung’s all-white front loader saves energy by washing your laundry in cool water – don’t worry, it uses an eco-bubble technology to lather the detergent. Another feature targets stubborn stains by soaking clothes with just a touch of a button. You can even troubleshoot the machine using your smartphone.

Bonus: Buy with zero per cent instalments and pay Dh125.65 for 12 months with select banks. Add professional installation services for free.

Warranty: The manufacturer offers a one-year warranty on the product. Amazon offers a one-year extended warranty for Dh100, two years for Dh126 and three years for Dh180.

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