Whirlpool 190 L 2 Star Direct-Cool Single Door Refrigerator Review

This refrigerator comes with a capacity of 190L and has been given a rating of 2 stars for energy consumption as its annual energy consumption is reported as 203 Kilowatt Hours.

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It includes 158.5 Liters of fresh food capacity and 14.3 Liters of freezer capacity. It can work without a stabilizer and can automatically connect with the home invertor whenever the power goes off.

Why should you buy this refrigerator?

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Direct Cool Technology

This refrigerator is built with Direct Cool Technology. It is one of the two most widely used methods to provide cooling in a refrigerator, the other one being Frost-free technology. In this technology, the cooling is done by circulating the cool air.

Unlike frost-free refrigerators, it does not have any aid to control the flow of cool vapor which is condensed to provide cooling that may result in a collection of frost around the compartments of the refrigerator and uneven cooling.

The major advantage of the direct cool refrigerators that distinguish it from any frost-free refrigerators is that the exteriors of these refrigerators do not become hot. Like any other Direct cool refrigerators, it requires manual defrosting.

Stabilizer-free Operation

The annual energy consumption of this product is reported as 203 Kilowatt Hours. It can work efficiently with the input of 130V supply. This product comes with an in-built stabilizer that can handle the voltage fluctuations of about 130V – 300V.

Spacious storage

The inner compartments are designed with wired shelves that ensures that you get maximum storage space as possible. The door of this refrigerator is capable of storing 2L water bottles with absolute ease.

It comes with a large vegetable crisper that can store enough vegetables that are required enough throughout the week. The freezer compartment can hold stackable ice trays and has an extra spacious to store ice cream tubs etc.

\There is a chiller at the base of the freezer compartment in which you can store cans and milk packets. It provides optimum cooling for them. The vegetable crisper has a moisture slider at the top which can retain moisture for a longer duration.

It also moisture lock-in technology in a honeycomb structure that provides the vegetables and fruits with optimum temperature. This product is equipped with 2 wired shelves and a bottle rack on the door of the refrigerator that can hold 2L water bottles with absolute ease.

Removable Gasket

Normally, the refrigerator has a fixed gasket that is permanently attached to the door. It may result in the accumulation of dust and microorganisms such as bacteria and fungi after some period of time. To prevent this the manufacturer has come up with a bright idea which is the removable gasket.

Now, you can easily remove the gasket and clean it thoroughly to get rid of any dust and microorganisms. Thus this anti-fungal gasket prevents any growth of the microorganisms and keeps your inner compartment free of germs and maintains hygiene.

Insulated Capillary Technology

This Insulated Capillary Technology maintains a cool environment inside the refrigerator. To ensure better efficiency of the compressor by maintaining the capillary which transfers the refrigerant from the compressor to the freezer, in a supercooled gas environment.

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It helps you to maintain the cooling inside the compartments of the refrigerator for up to 9 hours. To maintain the cooling uniformly throughout the compartment, the cooling vents maintain laminar airflow.


This product comes with a 1-year warranty on the product which includes each and every component of the refrigerator except for some loose plastic parts. The compressor gets an additional warranty for 9 years, in such case, you may be charged for refilling the gas in the compressor.


Model WDE 205 CLS 2S BLUE
Energy Efficiency 2 Star Rating
Capacity 190 Liters
Annual Energy Consumption 203 Kilowatt Hours
Refrigerator Fresh Food Capacity 158.5 Liters
Freezer Capacity 14.3 Liters
Installation Type Free-Standing
Form Factor standard_single_door
Special Features Door Lock, Stabilizer Free Operation
Colour Blue
Voltage 130 Volts
Defrost System Direct Cool

is Price worth buying this?

If you are looking for a single door refrigerator with some special features, you should definitely go for this. It provides you the efficient cooling with its direct cool technology and insulated capillary technology.

It can retain the cooling up to 9 hours and maintain uniform cooling with its laminar airflow technology. It also comes with a warranty of 1 year on the product and 10 years on the compressor.

About Sachin Verma

Hi there, I am Rahul Sharma, a gadget enthusiast, home & kitchen appliances guide, and professional reviewer in this Home improvement industry. Help you make your home smart and convenient to live with various home appliances & tips.

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