Top 10 Best Air Cooler in India

Summers have come and with every year it seems extra hot from last year.

Thanks to air coolers, their cool breeze provide comfort to us

Coolers from a long time have remained very popular for the Indian summers 

Not only are they cheaper but economical too and consume very less power when compared to an air conditioner.

This post contains reviews for the best air cooler in India for the year 2021. You can buy these either on offline stores or on online portals

We highly suggest you to read our air cooler buying guide before you can purchase the right cooler for yourself depending on your room size and other requirements

The article is divided into three segments, the top portion contains tower coolers, the middle portion contains personal coolers, and the bottom portion contains desert coolers.

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1. Symphony Diet 12T Personal Tower Air Cooler

Best For Single Person Use

Key Specifications

  • Capacity: 12 litres
  • Cooler Type: Tower
  • Fan Type: Blower
  • Padding: Honeycomb
  • Model: Diet 12 T
  • Warranty: 1 Year

This is a tower cooler from Symphony. 

Symphony is very popular for all types of air coolers.

This model works on dura-pump technology. 

Being a tower cooler it is only good for single person use, it is not good for cooling an entire room.

Highly portable and sleek device which takes very less area. 

It is good if you live in a congested room smaller in size and does not want to add the burden of extra items

This model consumes very low power such that this will not reflect in your electricity bill

2. Flipkart SmartBuy 30 L Tower Air Cooler

Best for Single Person Use

Key Specifications

  • Capacity: 30 litres
  • Cooler Type: Tower
  • Fan Type: Blower
  • Padding: Honeycomb
  • Warranty: 1 Year

This is a tower cooler from Flipkart

The online portal Flipkart has priced it very aggressively to give competition to the Symphony tower coolers.

Even at this price, it features a water tank capacity of 30 litres.

Features like water indicator, ice chamber, dust filters, and castor wheels are present.

Its powerful blowers can throw air up to a distance of 25 ft

The product specification for the air displacement read as 1650 CFM.

We calculated the room size according to its CFM which came to be around 120 square feet.

3. Symphony Diet 3D 55i+ Tower Air Cooler

Good for Single Person Use

Key Specifications

  • Capacity: 55 litres
  • Cooler Type: Tower
  • Fan Type: Blower
  • Padding: Honeycomb
  • Model: Diet 3D – 55i+
  • Warranty: 1 Year

This is a tower cooler from symphony but with a higher water tank capacity

A high water capacity will enable this cooler to run longer for days without worrying about refilling. 

This Diet 3D 55+ Tower cooler uses a blower for powerful air delivery

Noise levels are high in case of a blower whereas a normal fan creates lower noise.

Know the difference between a blower and a fan

The intriguing part of this device is its touchscreen. There are no physical controls.

Increasing the fan speed, switching ON/OFF the water pump, all is done via its touchscreen.

This looks to be the beginning of coolers getting smarter.

4. Bajaj Platini PX97 Personal Air Cooler

Best for Small Rooms

Key Specifications

  • Capacity: 36 litres
  • Cooler Type: Normal
  • Fan Type: Blower
  • Padding: Honeycomb
  • Model: PX97
  • Warranty: 1 Year

This is a personal cooler or a room cooler from Bajaj

The water tank capacity is 36 litres. It guarantees consistent water distribution.

Its high air supply and high air delivery ensures cooling of any room

The cooler comes with specially built hexagonal honeycomb material to provide maximum cooling efficiency.

Its powerful blower fans can throw air upto a distance of 70 feet.

5. Orient Electric 20 L Room Cooler

Economical for Smaller Rooms

Key Specifications

  • Capacity: 20 litres
  • Cooler Type: Normal
  • Fan Type: Blower
  • Padding: Honeycomb
  • Model: CP2002H
  • Warranty: 1 Year

This is the Orient room cooler. It is available for purchase from Flipkart

It comes in two water tank capacity variant – 16 ltr and 20ltr

You can choose the lower capacity variant if you want as it will be slightly lower on the price tag.

Feature-wise and cooling wise there will be no difference between the two

It uses highly effective honeycomb sheets as padding.

Unlike the wood wool padding, honeycomb padding is better. 

There are other differences between wood wool and honeycomb padding like cost, water retention, maintenance, etc

6. Symphony Ice Cube 27 L Personal Cooler

Key Specifications

  • Capacity: 27 litres
  • Cooler Type: Normal
  • Fan Type: Blower
  • Padding: Honeycomb
  • Warranty: 1 Year

Now have a look at this personal cooler from Symphony.

It is economical, sturdy, and efficient

Good capacity is provided for holding the water.

This also uses a blower fan for air circulation

It is portable and very lightweight weighing only 7kgs.

The body is made of ABS plastic material

7. Symphony Siesta 70 XL Desert Air Cooler

Best for Big Rooms

Key Specifications

  • Capacity: 70 litres
  • Cooler Type: Desert
  • Fan Type: Normal
  • Padding: 3-Side Honeycomb
  • Model: SIESTA 70 XL
  • Warranty: 1 Year

This is a desert cooler from Symphony. 

Unlike a personal room cooler, these are bigger in size and water capacity, and, and can cool bigger rooms 

These can even be used outdoor in a marriage hall, stadium, etc

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The word ‘gigantic’ can be applied to this desert cooler due to its huge water tank capacity of 70 litre.

Even on high usage, it can go without refilling for up to 2-3 days.

8. Hindware Calisto 50 L Desert Air Cooler

Economical Desert Cooler

Key Specifications

  • Capacity: 50 litres
  • Cooler Type: Desert
  • Fan Type: Normal
  • Padding: Wood Wool
  • Model: CALISTO 50-A
  • Warranty: 1 Year

This is a desert cooler from Hindware

You will find its pricing lower than other desert coolers

The reason behind its low price is the use of wood wool padding for water retention.

If you are tight on budget and looking only for a desert cooler then this cooler is the best bet for you.

However, do note the downsides of wood wool padding also.

You will have to change its padding twice every season.

9. Crompton Optimus 65-Litre Desert Cooler

Best for Big Rooms

Key Specifications

  • Capacity: 65 litres
  • Cooler Type: Desert
  • Fan Type: Normal
  • Padding: Honeycomb
  • Warranty: 1 Year

This is 65 litre desert cooler from Crompton

It is very sturdy, has great build quality, comes with powerful fans for airflow, and can cool even a big room of 400 square feet

It is priced high on pricing due to the above reasons mentioned

Do note that for the first few days a foul smell will come from the cooler, it is due to its honeycomb padding.

This will vanish away within a week.

10. Maharaja Whiteline 65 L Desert Air Cooler 

Key Specifications

  • Capacity: 65 litres
  • Cooler Type: Desert
  • Fan Type: Normal
  • Padding: wood wool
  • Model: Rambo Grey / AC-303
  • Warranty: 1 Year

Again a budget-friendly desert cooler with wood wool padding.

Good water capacity of 65 litres is there

Its powerful fan can throw air up to a distance of 40 feet

Do note that there are no castor wheels provided for better mobility which is again done as to bring the cooler’s price down

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