Top Five Room Heaters in India above Rs 5000
If you have pegged your budget for a room heater at more than Rs 5000, there is a good chance that you will pick up an Oil Filled Radiator instead of a traditional model.
So what’s great about an Oil Filled Radiator or OFR, in short? These are next generation room heaters that offer widespread long lasting heating, giving the impression and comfort of central heating. They are strong, robust and durable with smooth castor wheels to enable easy movement of the heater around the room.
What’s more, the usual problems associated with a room heater like dryness, suffocation, humidity loss and oxygen burning are no longer things to worry about! That is because OFRs don’t burn the air in the vicinity. Instead, they run on oil within, which can be refilled whenever the heater is due for servicing.
While four out of five top heaters in the Rs 5000+ range of heaters are oil filled radiators, we have one popular model that is a regular fan room heater, in case you decide an OFR is not for you. The heaters have been evaluated on the basis of:
- Heating Capacity
Depending on your budget you can also check Top Five Room Heaters in India under Rs 2000 and Top Five Room Heaters in India between Rs 2000 and 3000.
You can see list of our Top Five Room Heaters in India above Rs 5000 below, perform Side-by-Side comparison. If you need further help, do have a look at Conzumr Guides and Tips. Alternatively you can view all Room Heater to choose your own favourites.
The only model in this list that is not an Oil Filled Radiator, the Usha FH 3212-C is nevertheless very popular, highly rated and a top-performer. A first look at this fan heater will surely leave you quite satisfied about its sleek and elegant looks. Further usage will assure you of its effectiveness and efficiency as well.
With a digital display and remote, this heater allows you to set the temperature of the room in the range of 4 to 32 degrees Celsius. It uses ceramic elements and PTC Heating (Positive Temperature Coefficient) to operate, which is superior to traditional coil electric devices in its heating capacity as well as power saving.
The Usha FH 3212-C is equipped with in-built overheating protection and a safety switch that causes it to turn off in case the device tips over.
The flexibility of setting the temperature of the room, using a remote, makes this heater very user-friendly. In addition, you can set a timer for up to 8 hours, which ensures the heater cuts off when you don’t need it. LED display, silent swing motor with oscillation function and a two metre long power cord are other convenient features.
PTC elements are long-lasting because they don’t heat up too much and hence don’t burnout. The Usha FH 3212-C comes with a one year warranty.
This classy model comes from the eminent Crompton Greaves brand. It is the least expensive Oil Filled Radiator on this list, yet packed with all necessary features.
This Oil Filled Radiator comes with 9 fins, from which heat emanates uniformly, ensuring speedy heating. You can adjust the heat levels to three positions: 800 watts, 1200 watts and 2000 watts.
Built-in features warrant safety by taking care of any potential mishaps from overheating or power fluctuations.
The device operates without a fan and hence, is noiseless. Castor wheels allow easy mobility across the room. An indicator light and an adjustable thermostat are other handy features.
OFRs are built for the purpose of running for long duration usage and are hence, durable. A two year warranty on this product will further put your mind at ease.
Usha’s Oil Filled Radiator 3209 F, is an improvement over the previous OFR 3209. It is an ISI approved device, using world-class oil grade ED/HD 300 for better performance.
Equipped with 9 fins and a fan, this heater ensures effective and steady heating across the room. There are three heat settings on this device, 800 watts, 1200 watts and 2000 watts, allowing you to adjust the heating as per your requirement.
A metallic back fin cover is provided with this model for protection. Furthermore, there is an in-built tip-over switch and overheating protection for safety.
Long lasting castor nylon wheels make for easy maneuvering. A handle for ease of portability, an adjustable thermostat and a two meter long copper power cord offer convenience and comfort.
The device comes with special powder coated fins for protection from rust. There is a one year warranty on the product, but a two years’ manufacturing fault warranty.
The Orpat OOH 9 is designed with international ergonomic styling in mind. Weighing 12 kgs, this heater has umpteen features to boast about.
9 fins and a 400 watts PTC ceramic heating element with motor ensure fast and effective heating. One can set this room heater to heat settings of 800 watts or 1200 watts or 2000 watts, as per one’s comfort.
Packed with safety features, the Orpat OOH 9 offers a thermostat, a safety dumping switch to safeguard against improper installation, auto reset thermal cut-off and manually reset thermal cut-off.
An adjustable thermostat allows you flexibility in heating. The device also promises noiseless operation. There is a power on indicator so that you know when the device is running. Castor wheels make for easy mobility, while a cord winder and built in handle make this heater yet more user-friendly.
The Orpat OOH 9 comes with a two year warranty. It uses a non-sagging, stitched type heating element, which is known to have a long life.
The winner of the lot is the Bajaj RH 11, an Oil Filled Radiator with a fan. It may be on the higher side in the price range among the heaters listed here, but it also ranks consistently high in performance as per reviews by users. Let’s see what gives it top spot.
The RH 11 is better than most of the OFRs mentioned above in that it has 11 fins, instead of 9. It is equipped with a 400W PTC ceramic fan heater for faster heating. Heat settings are adjustable and can be set at 800 watts, 1200 watts or 2000 watts.
All top of the line safety features adorn this heater. Fortified with a thermostat, a safety tilt switch to protect against any mishap in case of tilting, a safety lock against improper installation, manually reset thermal cutout and auto reset thermal cutout, the RH 11 is as safe as it gets.
An adjustable thermostat allows you to set heating as per desired temperature. The heater operates without a shred of noise. Mobility is quick and easy with castor wheels at the base of the device. A cord-winder and built-in handle top off the utility features.
Approved by BIS (151 marked), the Bajaj RH 11 is a reliable and durable heater. It comes with a two year warranty.
Whichever of these models you choose to bring home, you are bound to be happy with the heater. Each of them has been carefully selected to make it to this list, and have made their way here because of their superior performance, user reviews and excellent features.
So happy shopping, and enjoy a warm and cozy winter season!
-Article by Piyushi Dhir