10 Best Electric & Gas Water Heaters (Geysers) in India 2020
Updated on 2020-01-16 by Geetansh Arora
If you like taking a hot water bath or if you live in the northern part of India where it can get frigid, a water heater(geyser) is something that can come handy every day. There are two main types of geysers available as of now: instant water heater and storage water heater.
Instant water heaters heat water quickly and have small capacity while storage water heaters have 10 to 25L capacity and do take some time to heat the water. In this article, we are going to take a look at the 10 best water heaters and geysers in India 2020. We have covered both electric and gas water heaters in our article so depending on your needs, you can choose the appropriate option.
The gas geysers are very affordable and are priced under 3000 to 5000. The electric water heaters are priced under 6000, 7000, 8000, 10000 and 12000 and are available from various brands like Bajaj, Havells, AO Smith, Crompton, Orient Electric and V Guard.
List of Best Water Heaters(Geysers) in India:
|Bajaj Flora 3 Litre Instant Water Heater|
|Crompton Amica 15 Litre Storage Water Heater|
|AO Smith 15 Litre Storage Water Heater|
|Orient Electric Enamour Plus 25 Litre Storage Water Heater|
|Havells Adonia 25 Litre Storage Water Heater|
|Bajaj 15 L Storage Water Heater|
|Havells Flagro 6 Litres Gas Water Heater|
|Crompton Solarium 3 Litres Instant Water Heater|
|V Guard Safefloplus 6 Litres Gas Water Heater|
|Racold 3 Litres Instant Water Heater|
Now, let's take a look at the specs and features of each geyser in detail.
1. Bajaj Flora 3 Litre Instant Water Heater:
Affordable, Quick, and Compact are the three words that define this water heater from Bajaj.
Bajal Flora is an instant water heater with a capacity of 3L. The geyser has a gorgeous design and has 2 neon indicators to show power on and heating status of the geyser. The geyser has a thermoplastic outer body which means there is no risk of corrosion on the body. The inner tank is made of stainless steel of 304 grade. If you get hard water in your area, an inner tank made of SS might not be a good choice.
The water heater has a 3kW rating and it can sustain a pressure of 8 bars. The 3kW rating means it will heat the water in just a few minutes and the pressure rating of 8 bars means it can be used in high rise buildings without any issue.
If you are looking for a geyser under Rs. 3000 and you are fine with a capacity of 3L then this is a great option from Bajaj.
2. Crompton Amica 15 Litre Storage Water Heater:
Crompton Amica provides excellent power efficiency of 5 stars at an affordable price.
Crompton Amica is an affordable storage water heater and comes with a capacity of 15L. The geyser has an old cylindrical design with a knob at the bottom using which you can set the water temperature. Plus, there are 2 indicators to show power and heating status.
The geyser has a metal outer body that is powder-coated to protect it from corrosion. The heating element inside is made of copper and the inner tank is polymer-coated. The power rating is 2000W and it can handle 8 bars of pressure.
The water heater has an excellent energy efficiency rating of 5 stars which means savings in electricity bills. Go for it if your budget is around Rs. 5000 to 7000.
3. AO Smith 15 Litre Storage Water Heater:
The Geyser comes with Blue Diamond Glass-Lining technology which helps to reduce scaling and avoid corrosion because of hard water.
This is a storage water heater of 15L capacity from AO Smith's New Green Series of water heaters. The water heater has 5 stars energy efficiency rating and is the right mix of performance and design. The water heater is well built and has an outer body made of ABS which means there's no chance of corrosion. The inner tank of this geyser has a glass coating. AO Smith calls it Blue Diamond Glass-Lining Technology. It helps to reduce scaling accumulation on the tank because of minerals and corrosion due to hard water. This is great if you live in an area where you get hard water.
The water heater has a power rating of 2000W and can heat the water in the range of 25C to 75C. You can change the temperature by rotatory knob provided on the front of the geyser. The pressure rating is 8 bars like other water heaters which makes it suitable for use in high rise buildings.
Overall, it is a great product from AO Smith and one of the best water heaters under 10000 in India.
4. Orient Electric Enamour Plus 25 Litre Storage Water Heater:
Orient Electric's Enamour Plus is a perfect combination of elegance, performance, and efficiency.
This is a gorgeous looking water heater from Orient Electric and it comes with a massive capacity of 25L. If you have 3-5 members in your family then this is capacity is suitable for you. The energy efficiency is 5 stars and the power rating is 2000W.
The geyser has a waterproof and shockproof ABS outer body. The inner tank has a glass coating to protect it from corrosion. The temperature can be set using the Knob on the front and there are 2 indicators to display power and heating status.
The performance of the geyser is excellent overall and Orient has priced it attractively as well. Plus, 7 years warranty on tank, 4 years on the heating element and 2 years on the complete product.
5. Havells Adonia 25 Litre Storage Water Heater:
A remote-controlled water heater with a digital display and color-changing LED lights.
Havells Adonia is a premium looking storage water heater of 25L capacity and it comes with plenty of latest features that we don't see usually on water heaters. Adonia also comes with an ABS outer body and a glass-lined inner tank to protect it from corrosion. Plus, the PUF insulation helps to keep the water warm for a few hours.
The Havells Adonia water heater comes with a remote so you can change the temperature just like you change the volume of the tv using a remote. If you don't have the remote or just don't want to use it, there are touch-sensitive buttons provided on the front of the geyser. In between the buttons, there is a digital display to show the temperature of the water.
One of the most striking features of this water heater is the LED ring on the front which changes color from blue to amber as the water heats to the desired temperature.
If the price is not an issue, go for Havells Adonia which is the water heater in India as of now because of its features, looks, and performance. It will cost you around 10000 to 15000 depending on the capacity.
6. Bajaj 15 L Storage Water Heater:
Solid build quality and economical pricing are defining points of this storage based geyser.
This is a 15 Litre geyser from Bajaj, which comes with a vertical cylindrical design. With this capacity, it is suitable for a family with 2 to 3 members.
The geyser has a 4-star energy efficient rating so that it would be valuable in terms of electricity consumption. It has a 2000 W power rating and takes about 15 to 20 minutes to offer hot water. With the knob at the bottom, you can control the low to high heating required. There are two indicators of power and heat to display the corresponding function.
On the inner tank, there is a glass coating that increases its life by preventing the body from rust. It can also detect any harmful elements present in water that can cause corrosion and protects the geyser.
Bajaj offers two years of warranty for the complete geyser and five years of warranty on the inner tank. It is a good value for money geyser that you would want in the winter. This same geyser is also available in 10 Litres and 25 Litres variants and is priced under 6000 to 8000 Rs.
7. Havells Flagro 6 Litres Gas Water Heater:
Cost-effective LPG gas-based water heater with good protective features.
This is a gas-based water heater from Havells. These geysers use the standard LPG cylinder available in the kitchen to heat the water. The gas geysers take less time compared to the electric-based geysers and are cost-effective comparing the cost of cylinder and electricity.
Coming to the design, this heater has a vertical layout with two knobs near the bottom to control the amount of heating required and the gas flame intensity. The inlet and outlet points for water and gas are located at the bottom. The overall build quality is excellent.
One thing to note here is that the installation requires an adequately ventilated area. It comes with various protection types and auto cut off when the temperature rises above 95 degrees.
Since the gas heater does not run on electricity, it starts the operation as soon as the inlet tap is opened, and the burner is triggered on by itself. The burners are turned off in case of high temperature or as soon as the inlet tap water supply is stopped.
Overall, these are cost-effective in terms of both initial and regular costs compared to the electric-based geysers. Havells is offering two years of warranty with this gas heater. At a price of under 6000, this is one of the best gas geyser available in India.
8. Crompton Solarium 3 Litres Instant Water Heater:
One of the best instant geyser at very competitive pricing. It offers 3 liters of hot water in around 3 minutes.
Crompton instant water heater takes only about 2 to 3 minutes to provide hot water. It has a 3 Litres capacity, and since it takes very little time, the water can be heated multiple times if you require more than 3 liters.
It has a very compact design and can easily fit anywhere. The outer body is made of ABS plastic and the inner tank is of stainless steel and comes with a proper coating to prevent corrosion. This instant water heater has a 3000 W power rating and does a very reliable job. There are led indicator levels to inform about the heating level.
Overall if you are looking for a small-sized geyser that can quickly offer hot water, then you can look for this instant water heater. Crompton provides two years of warranty on this product and offers excellent customer support. The geyser is very affordable and is priced in the 2000 to 3000 price segment.
9. V Guard Safefloplus 6 Litres Gas Geyser:
Solid build quality that offers hot water in no time keeping regular usage cost in control.
V Guard offers a range of products in electronics and accessories. This water heater is a gas geyser and should be installed in a properly ventilated area. You can use standard cylinders used for cooking in the kitchen, and it does not require electricity.
On the front, V Guard has provided three knobs to select between settings of the burner, choose summer or winter options, and to select the water flow. It weighs around 6 Kgs and has good build quality.
As soon as you switch on the input water tap, the heater starts the burner inside to provide hot water in a quick time. It takes less time than the regular electric-based geysers and is cost-effective as well. It can work in the areas with low water pressure and comes with protection like overheating, auto cut off, etc.
There is only one year of warranty for this gas geyser which could have been at least two years. These heaters are mostly suitable for areas that have an electricity problem.
10. Racold 3 Litres Instant Water Heater:
Powerful instant storage water heater with attractive design.
Instant geysers are showing growing demand nowadays because they can quickly provide hot water. This Racold geyser takes only 2 minutes for supplying 3 Litres of hot water. It comes with an elegant design wrapped in White and Tan color, which would surely add beauty to your bathroom or kitchen wherever you would to install it. In the compact size, it can easily fit into any corner.
This water heater is rated at 3000-watt power. It can also easily handle high water pressure, which is usually seen in high rise buildings. It also has all the necessary features to protect any damage due to overheating or dry heating.
Racold offers two years warranty for complete geyser and five years on the tank. This is the highest warranty timeframe provided by any company in this domain. This geyser comes in 1 Litre, 3 Litres, and 6 Litres variant so you can choose based on the number of members in your family and your requirements.
So those were the 10 best water heaters and geysers available in India of electric and gas type. If you have a small family of 2-3 members, you can go for a geyser of 10-15L capacity. If you have a large family of 4-6 members, a water heater of 20-25L capacity would be suitable for you. Instant water heaters are great if you don't expect any power cuts in your area. If you get frequency power cuts, go for a storage water heater.
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