8 of the Best Washing Machine Brands in Uganda

Choosing a washing machine should be a carefully thought-out process. It can be a little bit of a hustle when you set out to buy a washing machine and don’t know which brand is the best on the market. In this article, I shall cover the top brands available in Uganda.

Known for its durability, this brand is among the best on the market. Made with German technology Bosch washing machines are designed for efficiency and built to stand the test of time. In terms of functionality, they have just the right programs to get the job done. 

Most Bosch washing machines on the Ugandan market are front loading and typically go for UGX 2,000,000 to UGX 6,00,000 depending on the size and model.

Under the BSH Group the largest appliances producer in Europe, Bosch sits in the great company of Siemens, Gaggenau, NEFF, and Coldex among others.

A member of Whirlpool Corporation through the Indesit company, Ariston is a brand that is recognised the world over for its reliable water heaters and durable cookers but did you know that they also make some of the best washing machines? 

As you would expect, the Italian brand’s washing machines come in very simple designs and are as durable and reliable as their cookers. 

Prices of Ariston washing machine range between 1,500,000 UGX and 8,000,000 UGX putting into consideration the model and size of the washing machine.

The parent group (Whirlpool) boasts reputable brands including Whirlpool, Indesit, Ariston, KitchenAid, MayTag, Hotpoint, Amana, Diqua, ETC.

  • Beko

Beko is one of those brands that lets its appliances speak for the brand. Made in Turkey, Beko ranks among the top brands in the world when it comes to appliances such as cookers and dishwashers. 

Like Ariston, Beko washing machines come in simple designs, well-packed with the programs required for regular laundry at fair prices.

Beko washing machines can cost between 1,500,000 UGX and 5,000,000 UGX

An Arçelik brand, Beko is Europe’s 2nd largest white goods (largest appliances brand). Under the Arçelik group, Beko enjoys the company of Defy, Grundig, Arctic, Arçelik and more.

A South Korean brand, Samsung washing machines typically have more features than all the other brands on this list. Awesome, right? Some Samsung washing machines are equipped with smart features that allow you to monitor the machine remotely from your mobile device through the SmartThings app. 

Samsung employs elegant and simple design features that highlight its durability as well as a one-year free Samsung warranty to safeguard your investment. 

Ranging between UGX 1,700,000 and UGX 10,000,000 the Samsung washing machine is a great asset to add to your home.

A leader in both electronics and appliances, Samsung also owns Dacor.

LG stands for ‘Lucky Goldstar’ and its slogan is “Life’s Good”.

LG washing machines are very popular because of their efficiency, reliability and durability.

One of its nice features is that some LG washing machines come with smart features that let you start your laundry, pause, delay and stop washes remotely with just a press of a button. This makes laundry days very convenient for you. 

You can typically buy an LG washing machine between UGX 2,000,000 and UGX 8,500,000.

LG sits among the largest producers of durable appliances in the world.

  • Indesit

Hailing from Italy, Indesit is another big contender on the market. Not in popularity, but in quality.

Just like Ariston, the child-brand, Indesit washing machines and driers are strong, simple,  stylish and made to European standards.

Whereas there are not so many options on the Ugandan market, the available few are worth a try.

Indesit washing machines and dryers typically start from Ush 1.8 million.

Hisense provides some of the most budget-friendly washing machines on the Ugandan market. A brand wholly owned by the Chinese government, Hisense machines come in comparably modern design, are easy to use and you can bet on them to give you unparalleled performance for about 7 years.

More recent models of Hisense washing machines come with fancy washing programs including steam, and delicate cotton. 

You can buy a Hisense washing machine from about UGX 700,000 to UGX 4,000,000.

  • Electrolux

A new entrant in the Ugandan market, Electrolux is a renowned Swedish appliances brand. Founded in 1919, the decade-old company has consistently been ranked as the second largest appliances brand by units sold.

Their washing machines feature modern aesthetics and features such as steam and prices start from the range of UGX 2,00,0000 with a manufacturer’s warranty of 1 year.

Electrolux has strategically established factories in Sweden, Mexico, the U.S.A., Turkey, China, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, South Africa (since 1950), and Egypt (launched in 2015) so you may find a genuine Electrolux made in multiple countries.