If you live in dry areas with low humidity and wondering about what to buy
Then you can go with an air cooler.
Air cooler works well in dry areas
They are cheaper than an AC and also consume low power.
However, they fail in humid areas or congested areas where ventilation is poor like in Delhi.
If you live in humid areas then never go for a cooler rather look for an AC.
This article contains reviews for the best air cooler under ₹10,000
You will have to choose the right cooler according to your needs.
Coolers will vary based on
- Water Tank Capacity
- Fan type
- Padding type
- Room size
Considering these factors choose the right cooler
This is Diet 12T personal tower cooler from Symphony which is popular for air coolers.
This being a tower cooler is slim and small in size making it ideal for congested rooms with low space or small rooms.
Its water tank can hold up to 12 litres of water. You may have to fill its water tank daily as it is quite small
Personal tower coolers have become popular with time as they are best for single person use and do not take huge space.
Do not buy this if you want to cool the entire room. This will fail to do so
Its body is made of ABS plastic material making it low in price.
Even at such a price, the company has provided honeycomb cooling pads which are best for retaining water.
Do note that it will make a good amount of noise as the fan used is of blower type.
If you are noise sensitive and need a quiet environment for sleeping than better look for a fan type cooler or air conditioner.
To protect the inside of the cooler it has dust filters on the vents.
It can also purify the room air to some extent as the circulating air goes through multiple filters like dust filter, bacteria filter, PM2.5 filter.
To make the device more portable and handy the company provides castor wheels using which it can easily move on a flat surface.
This tower cooler is best for bachelors living in a rented room or when sharing a room with others.
This is a personal room cooler slightly bigger in size than a tower cooler.
This is Bajaj Platina cooler model PX97 and is best for small to medium sized rooms
You can expect a room of 100-150 square feet to be easily cooled by this device assuming that the outdoor conditions are not too humid and there is cross-ventilation.
Don’t close the room or window while using this cooler. Many people don’t know that coolers fail to work in humid conditions.
If it operates in a closed room the humidity will eventually increase and its cooling process will fail
This is suitable for the bedroom where the family sleeps.
Do note that its fan type is blower and so it will make a good amount of noise
The body is made of plastic material. The body is white in color and look wise it looks like an ordinary cooler
For better mobility, it has castor wheels attached at the bottom.
Has 3-speed settings for the fan. Use the appropriate setting according to your need.
It features automatic horizontal fan movement. For vertical fan movement, you need to manually change the direction for vertical air throw.
Users complained about some foul smell when they operated their cooler for the 1st time.
The company said it is due to the chemical used for cleaning its pads
This is a Desert Cooler from Crompton.
Crompton is an Indian company which is more than 70 years old. It makes home appliances and fans.
This is a budget-friendly desert cooler. Normally desert coolers are above the price of ₹9000. But this is priced lower than that.
It has used wood wool instead of the better honeycomb padding reducing its overall cost.
You will need to change its water padding every year. Wood wool padding is very cheap so it’s not a big deal.
The fan type used in this cooler is fan which makes less noise than the blower counterpart.
Its powerful fan can throw air up to 45 feet.
The water capacity is huge and is of 55 litres.
Crompton also has provided ice chambers for making the air even more cooler.
Noise levels are moderate. Neither high nor low.
These types of cooler are normally suitable for big sized rooms or for outdoor cooling
It can also run on inverter power when the mains power is OFF. Its power management is such that it does not draw high power from the inverter.
Will make your room or hall cool even with outside temperatures of 40+ degrees celsius with low-normal humid conditions.
Use the wheels to move it easily
Pour fresh cool water and fill the ice chamber to get the best performance.
This is desert cooler from Hindware
These types of air coolers are best to use in low humidity areas like Agra, Allahabad, Indore, etc. You will never need an air conditioner when using such an air cooler in a low humid area.
However, any type of cooler fails to work in areas like Delhi where humidity levels are high.
This is a big size cooler with a high water tank capacity of 85 litres. When filled completely you will not need to fill it again for two days.
Its big and powerful fan ensures high air delivery.
Air from the cooler goes in all the 4 directions with its 4-way deflection.
At this price, you get honeycomb padding inside suitable for higher water retention and efficient cooling.
You need not worry about replacing the pads for at least 2-3 years.
It has 3 fan speed settings – high, medium, low
Many users claimed the noise produced from the fans are low and bearable.
This device is inverter compatible, it maintains power consumption such that it may run on inverter power without drawing too much load.
This is the best desert cooler under 10,000 you can get.
You get the usual 1-year warranty on the air cooler.