Best WiFi Air Conditioner Review 2018Last Updated: December 1, 2018
Looking for a smart air conditioner to maximise your energy efficiency and minimise your utility bills? Why not check out our Best WiFi Air Conditioner review for information on great wifi units from Frigidaire, LG Electronics, and Quirky + GE
If you’re the type of person who doesn’t just want a guaranteed effective flow of cool air, but also a unit that will not burn excessive energy and result in crippling utility bills, then it’s time to investigate some of the latest advances in air conditioning technology that have led to machines with smart brains as well as cooling brawn. The best wifi air conditioner units of recent years are literally smart machines that provide great flexibility for use, and can be controlled, wherever you are at, from smartphone apps developed to run the units.
Best WiFi Air Conditioner Review
Our team researched and tested a number of these smart wifi units and determined that the following machines from Frigidaire, LG Electronics, and Quirky + GE were the best wifi air conditioner appliances for 2018. Here are the results of their deliberations, with reviews of each appliance to help you find the unit that is going to work best for your needs.
There’s an amazing amount of user flexibility that comes with the Frigidaire FGRC0844S1. This wifi-ready AC unit, with its own Frigidaire smartphone app, works with Amazon Alexa (sold separately), for voice control. Otherwise, you’ll be able to use your mobile device to turn this aircon unit on and off, as well as control and regulate temperature through control modes and adaptable fan speeds. It’s as AC-efficient as it is smart, too. With an energy efficiency ration (EER) of 12.0, this 8,000 BTU appliance will cool rooms of up to 350 square feet at a rate of 1.7 pints per house dehumidification and 5.9A. The Frigidaire FGRC0844S1 has a set of innovative top two-way slanted louvers that direct airflow in an upward, circular moiton for more even cooling of spaces.Check Price >
This 8,000 BTU 115V air conditioner has a 12.1 energy efficiency ratio (EER) and can cool rooms of up to 340 square feet. The LG ‘SmartthinQ’ app is compatible with iOS and Android devices, giving the user remote smartphone control of three cooling and fan speeds as well as directing the air where you want it, using the unit’s four-way air deflection feature. The app will also allow you to schedule operation and select modes, and the unit has an auto restart function, that automatically switches on again if there is a disconnection due to a power outage.Check Price >
A window-mounted unit, this Frigidaire 8,000 BTU mini-compact AC system is ideal for rooms of up to 350 square feet, and scores highly for its speed, efficiency and quiet operation. It’s an energy-efficient model too, whose lower-power startup and operation conserves energy and so saves on your utility bills. The temperature-sensing remote control makes operation effortless, allowing you to see, set and maintain room temperature, while the multi-speed fan provides flexibility with its three different speeds. The eight-way comfort control design of this air conditioning unit will allow you to control the direction of cool air, wherever its mount location, while an ionizer will remove pollen and other impurities from the air to relieve sufferers of allergies.Check Price >
This 14,000 BTU portable air conditioner from LG Electronics is another of the best wifi air conditioner units, enabling away-from-home control from your smartphone, in addition to the controls provided with the unit’s smart LED display panel and LCD remote control. This air conditioner will cool rooms of up to 500 square feet with dehumidification of up to 3.4 pints per hour. This is a very suitable air conditioner for a home or an office environment, as it is discreetly designed and is very portable and easy to move around due to its easy-roll caster wheels. Features of this unit include multiple-speed fans, 24-hour timer, energy saver mode and an auto-swing top-air discharge to provide more event cooling. The system uses a standard 115V electrical outlet, and its mesh filter is washable.Check Price >
This wifi ready air conditioner, which comes with the Frigidaire smart app for mobile operation, is one of the best portable air conditioner units on the market. A 12,000 BTU air con that can cool spaces of up to 550 square feet with three pints per hour dehumidification, this unit also has 360-degree airflow, directing cool air in an upwardly spiralling flow that directs it to every corner of the room. The Frigidare FGPC1244T1 has three cooling and fan speeds and a 24-hour timer, with economical energy-saver and sleep modes, and an auto-cool function. If you want to operate a quality portable air conditioner unit literally from anywhere, using either Android or iOS devices, this is the AC unit for you.Check Price >
The Quirky PAROS-WH01 is one of the most attractive looking window AC units, and it’s also incredibly smart and energy efficient, learning from its surroundings and your usage patterns to provide cool air only when you need it. The Aros activates and deactivates according to your location and GPS settings. It gathers all this data about your location, schedule and budget and interprets it to provide an optimum temperature in your home and maximise savings for your pocket. The Wink smartphone control app is incredibly user-friendly, enabling you to monitor, program and control the Aros from anywhere.Check Price >