Top 10 Must Have Electronic Appliances in Indian Homes

Modernizing India is now becoming one of the largest consumers of electronic items globally. This serves as evidence that in order for lives to run smoothly, efficiently and with precision, households need a good support of electronics to help them achieve this goal. It is imperative, therefore, that some of the following basic electronics be present in the household to make daily work easier and faster.

1. Refrigerator


One of the most quintessential electronic appliances of any household, the refrigerator is essential for storage of food and preserving it to its best quality. Moreover, with the extreme climate conditions in India, especially during the summers, in order to keep the stored food from being spoilt, it is important that every household has a functioning refrigerator.  Some of the largest selling brands of refrigerators in India are LG, Samsung, Godrej, Electrolux, Whirlpool, Videocon and Panasonic. With evolving and improving technologies as each day passes, each of these brands offer severe competition to each other, therefore the prices of refrigerators have also dropped drastically over time.

2. Vacuum Cleaner

vacuum cleaner

How many times have we faced the situation where the maid does not show up? I bet  more than a couple of times. In these situations, these appliances almost feels like it is a heaven sent. After a tiring day at work, this appliance allows you to just along with it around the house and it will clean the house to perfection.  Although this appliance was put in the category of luxury items, again with the tough market competition and large improvements to its technology with features such as Blower Function, Powerful Motor and Adjustable Power, Control, vacuum cleaners have been very affordable so that every section of the society could avail of it. The largest manufacturers of the appliance in India are LG, Eureka Forbes, Philips and Panasonic.

3. Washing Machine

Samsung WA80E5XEC Fully-automatic Top-loading Washing Machine

Clean, dry clothes are a basic requirement for any household and when they are required on a daily basis without fail, in an efficient manner, there is nothing better than the washing machine. Found in a variety of systems, such as front loading, top loading, automatic, semi- automatic, etc. the customers have a wide range of products to choose from to suit their needs. Washing machine have become the basic requirement of every household primarily because of its efficiency and precision in delivering the required service in a short amount of time, rather than depending on the neighborhood Dhobi who always seems to misplace the clothes and always carries out the work in a haphazard manner.

IFB, LG, Samsung, Electrolux and Whirlpool, Haier are some of the most popular washing machine brands in India.

4. Water Purifier

HUL Pureit Ultima RO+UV Water Purifier

Water is the most essential element on Earth for the existence of life, and although purified water is still considered a luxury by many, it is essential that a water purifier exists in every household. Especially in India, where municipal water treatment plants do not pay heed to the varying amounts of heavy metals that are essential to be removed prior to consumption. Therefore, water purifiers are essential to obtain pure water. Eureka Forbes, Kent, Zero B, Electrolux, Tata Swach are some of the popular water purifier brands in India.

5. Mixer Grinder

Philips HL1632 500-Watt 3 Jar Juicer Mixer Grinder with Fruit Filter

India is known for its extensive use of spices and intricate balance of flavors in its preparation of food items and therefore the mixer grinder is an effective tool to be had in the kitchen of every household. It is arguable one of the most useful electronic appliances of the household used to cut, mix and grind all sorts of elements to perfection.  Some of the most popular television brands in India are LG, Samsung, Sony, Philips, Videocon, Panasonic and Onida.

6. Microwave Oven

Morphy Richards 20MS 20-Litre Solo MicrowaveMorphy Richards 20MS 20-Litre Solo Microwave

 If an instant warm up of food items is what you need, then the microwave oven is yet another essential element of the kitchen. Microwave ovens also serve as handy electronic appliances for baking purposes. Philips, Bajaj, Kenstar, Morphy Richards, and Usha are some of the most selling brands of mixer grinder.

7. Television

Samsung FH4003 81 cm (32 inches) HD Ready LED TV (Black)

The piece of electronic device provides basic source of entertainment to millions across the world. One of the most primary pieces of electronic appliances, varies in shape, size and technology and therefore has a wide range of products from which the customer can buy to suit his needs. Some of the most popular television brands in India are LG, Samsung, Sony, Philips, Micromax, Videocon, Panasonic and Onida.

8. Camera

Nikon Coolpix L340 Shoot Digital Camera

Capturing moments have become almost like an obsession for the youth and although today’s mobile phones offer an amazing picture quality, the professional picture quality can only be achieved by cameras. Nikon, Canon, Sony, Panasonic and Samsung are some of the popular brands of camera.

9. Air conditioner

Kenstar KSM35.WN1 Split AC

With the extreme weather conditions found in India, and temperatures reaching up to 50˚C in some parts of the country, air conditioners have become an integral part of every household to maintain the temperatures at a normal. Some of the most selling air conditioner brands are LG, Voltas, Samsung, Videocon, Blue Star and Hitachi.

10. Induction Stove

Prestige PIC 20 1200-Watt Induction Cooktop

With the soaring prices of the natural gas-cylinders, the alternative induction stoves are gaining popularity amongst Indian households. The added benefits are that it provides quick and efficient ways of cooking compared to traditional gas stoves. Prestige, Philips, Bajaj and Sunflame are the most selling brands of induction stove.

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  • Hello Rahul ,
    Well -written post , All the appliances you have mentioned are really important for every home.
    The one appliance which is not in the list is coffee maker , 🙂
    I recently brought the one – “STARBUCKS”, as I I am Coffee Lover.

    • Thanks Alvin for your comment. I’ll surely add Coffee maker in our next list of appliances. 🙂