Air conditioners have pretty much become a necessity in todays homes for most parts of India. This increased demand has led to the launch of many air conditioners with the latest features and capabilities. For instance, with Alexa-enabled air conditioners, you can control your AC through Amazon's smart assistant, Alexa, which is available via the Echo range of devices from Amazon, the Alexa app on your smartphone and other avenues. Not only does this free you from the need to use a remote every time, but it also makes Alexa's smart capabilities like scheduling, available for your next AC. So if you're considering an upgrade to an air conditioner with Alexa support, we've shortlisted some options available on Amazon you should consider. Do note that these devices are selected based on the specifications and features on offer.
The Panasonic Split AC comes with the MirAIe platform that aims for an end-to-end connected experience for your comfort. The sleep profile feature lets you set hourly temperatures for the night for deep sleep. Connectivity with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, allows you to use voice commands with compatible devices to control the AC. You can also control the AC from anywhere you are by using its app. The outdoor compressor of the Panasonic AC is built with Blue Fin technology that has hydrophilic properties. This helps it stop the water from accumulating anywhere, which reduces corrosion.
When your room needs a quick boost of cooling, the Daikin Split AC has got you covered with the Power Chill feature. The indoor unit can provide some additional help as it displays the room temperature. The air conditioner also promises comfortable noise-free sleeping hours with its low noise levels. Connectivity with Amazon’s Alexa enables you to use your voice as well. The Neo Swing inverter compressor design ensures smooth operations. Its inbuilt stabiliser frees the AC from the problems of voltage fluctuation. The model also uses an R-32 refrigerant which is eco-friendly and power-efficient.
The Twin Cool Inverter technology on the Panasonic Split AC helps it be power efficient and consistent with cooling. It uses a Twin Rotary compressor design that delivers high-speed internal rotation and added stability. The outdoor unit features the Eco-Touch design, which uses a rust-resistant casing for endurance around the year. The tubing in the compressor is made of 100% copper which helps prevent rusting. The Nanoe-G filtration feature improves the quality of your air by filtering out up to 99% of dust particles as small as PM 2.5. The model also features the Aerowing flap design that uses a unique 4 Way Swing to ensure uniform air delivery to all room corners.
The Dual Inverter compressor of the LG Split AC is powered by Varied Speed Dual Rotary Motor which helps it deliver greater power efficiency, greater durability and silent performance. The model’s convertible cooling feature allows it to switch between four different power levels with one button. This lets you optimise your comfort according to the number of people in the room. The Ocean Black Fin protection on the outdoor unit keeps it protected against dust, smoke and chemicals as well as fin corrosion and UV damage. The model also ensures consistent cooling even when the temperature soars outdoors.
The Livpure Split AC features a set of predefined modes that can help you adjust its performance easily. While the Magic Mode puts your comfort first, the Green Mode prioritises efficiency. As a third option, the HEKA mode provides a balance between the first two. The AC’s intelligent geofencing technology can sense when you are about to reach home via your phone’s location, and turn itself on accordingly. This can keep your home comfortable as you return to it, without requiring any manual intervention. The AC also comes with an EGAPA filter that aims to reduce dust, pollen, ammonia, smoke and ozone.
The LG Window AC is built with durable materials like copper and also features Special Ocean Black Protection. This makes the air conditioner extra durable against common sources of damage such as sand, salt, industrial smoke and pollutants. The LG Window AC uses a BLDC motor and a Dual Inverter Compressor, which keeps the noise level as low as 44db in sleep mode. Support for LG's ThinQ platform enables voice control with smart assistants like Amazon Alexa and app-based operation. The air filter included in the model is washable and reusable, which reduces maintenance cost. Its 5 Star BEE rating also certifies its high energy efficiency.