Review of the Best Room Heater in India

Winter is coming !!

Well, this reminds of the Game of Thrones web series. We all know winters are cold and freezing and to make the winters cozy as well as comfortable, this question comes to our mind.

Which is the best room heater in India?

We are here to help you to make your decision to buy the best room heater in India. These selected room heaters not only give you heat and warmth, but they are compact & durable as well as affordable, and energy-efficient also.

These room heaters are good for gifting purposes also for the festive season as well as one of the best gifts for this winter.

Types of Room Heaters

Generally there are three type of Room Heaters.

Convection Heaters or Fan Heaters

The heating element in this heater heats the air in contact with it by thermal conduction. The room heater has a fan and a coil or heating element for the generation of hot air. The circulation of hot air around the room is with the help of a fan. Hot air is created by way of conversion of electric energy to heat energy.

The coil is heated due to the electric current passing through it. When the fan blows air towards the coil, the hot air gets circulated in the room and keeps the room warm.

These room heaters are inexpensive, provide complete room coverage, and are absolutely safe for your home with small children around. These heaters are small, compact, and portable.

Oil Heater or Conduction Heater

The oil heater contains oil inside their body and this serves as a heat reservoir. It transfers heat to the surrounding area making even the large spaces warm. These oil heaters efficiently warm up large spaces with low noise levels.

Infrared or Radiant or Halogen Heater

This type of heater for room gives direct heat to a specific area through infrared rays of heat. There is a metal coil in this type of room heater and is directly heated by electricity and it glows. This heater uses Infrared technology to produce heat and applies directly to its surrounding.

The heat produced is directly proportional to the wattage set on this type of heater and dissipates as soon as the heater is turned off. These are ideal for localized or spot heating purposes.

Points to check before buying a Room Heater

There are number of room heaters in the market and they are categorized in terms of

  • Wattage
  • Heating method
  • Heating Capacity
  • Size
  • Safety Features
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Auto Cut off
  • Noise levels
  • Handle
  • Cord length

We have reviewed these room heaters based on their category.

Best Convection Blower Heater: Fan Room Heater

1. Havells Calido PTC Fan Heater 2000 W

 This model from Havells is just amazing and really a great product for winters. The fan heats the room pretty quickly.

The body of this room heater is made up of plastic and weighs almost 3 Kgs. The combination of white and gold  looks very appealing.

This room heater features a thermostat that helps in temperature regulation. A red light indicator is given to indicate that the room heater is switched off.

This room heater is very useful for drying clothes even during rains and winter season.

This room heater is compact but it is very powerful. It automatically switches off if it falls or is over heated.

Calido PTC Fan Heater comes with 2 heat settings at 1300 W and 2000 W respectively which helps in controlling the temperature with the help of knobs.

The room heater has an easily cleanable dust filter which  prevents dust from entering the heater and can be cleaned.

It is compact, portable and lightweight. If you are heading to some cold place, you can carry it with you easily.

Calido fan heater comes with 1 year warranty.

Pros

  • Portable and Compact
  • Lightweight
  • Adjustable temperature knobs
  • Heat resistant durable body
  • Appealing looks
  • Automatic cut off
  • 1 year warranty

Cons

  • Comparatively pricier

2. Usha Room Heater Heat Convector 423 N 2000-Watt

Usha is a renowned brand in home heating appliances. This room heater is ISI approved and is best for spot heating and is suitable for room up to 150 sq ft.

This room heater has three heating positions – 665/ 1330/2000 Watts and comes with an overheat protection so that it cuts off once it reaches the pre-designated temperature.

You can adjust the speed of the fan as this room heater has two fan speeds – Single fan or double fan. This feature gives better heating.

Pros

  • Portable
  • Adjustable fan speed
  • 1 year warranty
  • Safety thermal cut off

Cons

  • Localized spot heating

3. Havells Room Heater Blower 2000-Watt Comforter

Another compact and portable room heater from Havells is here. Havells Comforter is a good buy if you are looking for a convection type room heater for a small room.

It is very lightweight and you can carry it anywhere. A handle is provided to easily carry it anywhere.

Havells blower heater comes with adjustable vents as you can easily regulate the wind direction by adjusting the vent angle.

There is an adjustable thermostat control knob installed in it to regulate the temperature. The in built cooling fan in this heater helps keep the body of this heater cool and you can touch the outer body of this room heater even if it is switched on.

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Compact and Portable
  • Cool-on-touch body
  • In built fan
  • Double safety for overheat protection
  • Adjustable thermostat control knob

Cons

  • Comparatively pricier

4. Solimo 2000-Watt Fan Room Heater

Solimo is a brand that does not compromise with quality and performance. This room heater is compact and budget-friendly.

It has a powerful 2400 RPM copper winded motor for quick heating. Best feature of this room heater is that it can be mounted on a wall or can be kept at the floor in either horizontal or vertical position.

This is one of the best room heater options as you can wall mount this room heater. This is an excellent choice for parents who have small kids. This allows keeping the room heater away from the reach of the children.

Solimo Room Heater automatically switches the motor off as it reaches temperatures of 130° C.

This room heater is very effective for small to medium-sized rooms as it provides effective heating with its copper winding motor.

It is lightweight (1.15 kg) and portable. It comes in a fire retardant plastic body with a rust-free metal grill front.

The room heater comes with two knobs and variable thermostat settings.

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Portable
  • Compact
  • Wall mounted
  • Automatic cut off
  • Fire retardant plastic body

Cons

  • Not recommended for big rooms
  • Fixed fan speed

5. Orpat Room Heater OEH-1220 2000-Watt

Our next pick to make your winters warm is Orpat room heater.

This compact and portable room heater is a good choice for effective heating. This room heater is suggested for small or medium sized room upto 250 sq ft.

If you are looking for spot heating room heater, your search is over here as this is one of the best spot heating room heater.

This room heater provides  two heat settings 1000 Watts and 2000 Watts. To change the heat settings, there is a knob provided on the top.

Orpat room heater is a safe heater as there is thermal cut out and has plastic body. You can touch the outer body even if it is ON and you can move it here and there during working.

This room heater comes with 1 year warranty.

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Compact
  •  Portable
  • Thermal cut off
  • 1 year warranty
  • Fire radiant plastic body
  • Cheapest budget friendly option

Cons

  • Noisy fan

Best Oil Room Heater in India

1. Havells Room Heater OFR – 9 Fin 2400-Watt

In this chilly winter, if you are looking for triple E ie Effective, Elegant, and Efficient room heater, you need not look further as we introduce you to this stylish and classic Havells Room Heater. The oil room heater is a 9 Fin Oil Filled room heater.

The brown and golden colour combination enhances the beauty and decor of your room.

This is a very well designed oil room heater by the designers as they have made space to stow away the room heater when not in use and given adequate space for cord storage with a rear safety cover.

This oil room heater features overheat safety protection that prevents the room heater from getting damaged due to any voltage surge. It also features a tilt safety switch so as to cut off the room heater due to the accidental tilt or fall of the heater.

The oil room heater also features thermostatic heat control for your comfort as you can set the temperature to keep your room cozy and comfortable in winters. This PTC fan heater features a thermostatic heat control knob that makes it easy to adjust the temperature.

The thermostatic heat control helps to heat up your room in a faster and efficient manner so that you can stay cozy and warm inside your room.

The Havells room heater features three different power settings by which not only does it give you enough warmth but also helps you in saving a lot of energy.  You can use different wattage (1000,1500 and 2400 W) in each power setting so you can save on your electricity bill.

This Havells PTC Fan Heater circulates the heat evenly in the room. The fan plays a crucial role in dispersing the heat equally in the room.

This room heater can be easily stowed away when not in use. Four caster wheels are provided at the base for easy mobility.

This noiseless and maintenance-free Havells Fan Room Heater deserves a ‘Strong Buy’ from our team to make your winter cozy and comfortable.

Pros

  • Thermostatic heat control
  • No fear of fire or damage
  • Portable
  • Cord storage
  • Low maintenance cost
  • Energy Saving
  • ‘Havells’ brand reputation

Cons

  • Takes time for heating

2. Morphy Richards Oil Room Heater OFR 09 2000-Watt

Next on our list is Morphy Richards Room Heater OFR 09 2000-Watt Oil Filled Radiator to make your winters warm.

This oil filled radiator heater comes with 9 fins that ensure that the warmth reaches each corner of the room. These thin fins allow the transfer of heat from its fins into the room and heat a normal-sized room in 10-15 minutes.

You can easily regulate the heat of your room heater with the help of an adjustable thermostat in three steps – 800 Watts, 1200 Watts, and 2000 Watts. This feature makes you more comfortable as you can maintain the temperature as per your need.

The heating of this oil filled room heater is soundless and very effective and it makes a great alternative to the convection blower type room heaters even on a low setting as it does not make the room dry.

As the room heater does not dry the room but gives you warmth which is the reason that oil heaters are best for your health. The room heater is best suitable for small children and elders alike.

This room heater does not directly heats you in a localized region. You can use it 24×7 even during peak winters without worrying about its heating effect.

This oil filled room heater is very portable. It has castor wheels with mounting plates. With this feature, you can move your room heater from one room to another very easily.

You need to assemble only the stand portion on receipt of the product. The manufacturer provides a warranty of 2 years on this appliance and rest assured you will have no maintenance issue.

Overall highly recommended 2000 Watt oil filled radiator heater at the price point.

Pros

  • Uniform room heating
  • Adjustable thermostat
  • Silent room heater
  • Durable and Sturdy
  • Castor wheels for mobility
  • Pocket friendly

Cons

  • No PTC fan for air circulation
  • Not sufficient for a larger room than 250 sq ft
  •  Makes knocking sound on switching Off

3. Bajaj Majesty Oil Room Heater RH 9F Plus 2400 Watts

This 2400 W oil filled Bajaj room heater is ISI approved elegant looking room oil heater gives a very attractive look to your room. The gold and black combination enhance the appearance of the product and the decor of your room.

This Bajaj room heater has 9 fins that spread the warmth evenly everywhere in the room. The room heater has an adjustable thermostat. This heater comes with three heat settings and regulates the temperature as per your need using the thermostat knob.

You can set the wattage at 800, 1200, and 2000 Watts with 400 Watts by the PTC fan. It gives you adequate warmth and a noise-free operation when On.

This room heater is very sturdy as the body is made from CRCA material and protects it against oxidation. The powder-coating prevents the appliance from corrosion and rusting.

The appliance features adequate safety mechanism by way of a thermal cutout in case of overheating. Using the manual and auto cut off feature, you can be worry-free for a sound heating operation.

The four wheels at the base make the oil heater stable while standing and make it movable from one place to another as per your requirement.

The buyer will get a warranty of 2 years on this appliance. So if you are looking for a durable, sturdy, and portable oil filled room heater this is an excellent buy.

Pros

  • Adjustable thermostat
  • 3 heat settings
  • Manual and auto thermal cutout
  • Powder-coated rust free body
  • Noiseless operation
  • PTC fan for air circulation
  • 2 years warranty

Cons

  • Not sufficient for a larger room than 250 sq ft

4. Usha Oil Filled Room Heater 2000 Watt

Usha oil filled room heater is an ISI grade appliance that has 9 fins and is suitable for room size up to 150 sq ft. The powder coating on the fins protect them from rust and makes it more durable.

It has a power wattage of 800 W,1200 W, and 2000 Watts but does not feature a PTC fan for air circulation. You can select the temperature using the knob as per your own needs.

It has a three-way heating effect which makes the room warm very fast and keeps the room cozy for a long time even if you switch off the power.

This room heater ensures faster heating while retaining as much heat as possible even after shutting off, making it an essential to have in the peak of winter.

The room heater also features an inbuilt tip-over switch. In case of overheating it automatically switches off. A metallic back cover is also given for safety purposes.

This room heater is preferred over other room heaters because of its world-class ED/HD oil grade system. This makes the quality and efficiency of this room heater better than other oil-filled room heaters.

It has nylon castor wheels at the base for easy movement from one room to another without any hassle and the cord winder helps in easy storage of this room heater when not in use.

The manufacturer gives a warranty for 1 year on this product. This is a durable and sturdy product but a PTC fan could have made this appliance worthwhile.

We would recommend this appliance only to the users who are tight on budget.

Pros

  • Powder-coated 9 fins
  • Durable
  • ISI marked
  • Overheat protection
  • 3-way heating
  • Inbuilt tip-over switch
  • Nylon castor wheel
  • Cord winder
  • 1-year warranty

Cons

  • No PTC fan
  • Effective only for a small room
  • Post-purchase customer support

5. Glen Electric Oil Room Heater 2400W

The Glen Electric Oil Filled Radiator Room Heater is designed to spread warmth evenly and silently.

This heater has 9 thermal fins and is also available in 11 and 13 thermal fins variants. It is 100% safe and comes with no exposed elements. 

The thermostat feature maintains the desired temperature by turning the thermostat clockwise as per your requirement. The auto cut-off feature allows you to maintain the desired temperature by switching on and off the heater automatically.

You can set up the heat from low to medium to maximum by the manual control. It has a knob at the front to manually control the temperature.

The room heater has turbo boost ceramic fan that spreads the warmth evenly in the room. The good part of this room heater is that it does not create any suffocation in the room as it does not burn any oxygen.

It gives you warm sunlight feel and does not spread any dryness.

The heater red light glows on the front panel as soon as the room heater is switched on.

It has a cool-touch handle and four wheels to move the heater from one place to another easily. This feature makes the heater very portable.

 2 years of warranty is available on this product. A worth buying product.

Pros

  • Turbo boost ceramic fan
  • Adjustable thermostat
  • Overheat protection
  • Cool-touch handle
  • Castor wheels
  • ISI approved
  • 2 years warranty
  • Cheaper compared to other oil heaters

Cons

  • Customer Support

Best Halogen Heater in India

The third category of room heaters is radiant or infrared room heaters.These heaters are best for spot heating and preferred for small rooms.

1. Usha Halogen Room Heater Quartz 3002 800 Watt

Our first pick for a halogen heater is the Usha Quartz Room heater with 800 watts. The body of this room heater is powder coated which makes it corrosion-free.

The quartz tubes are used as a heating element in this halogen heater.

There is a knob given at the front to set the two heating positions. You can adjust the temperature of this halogen room heater as per your requirement using the knob.

There is a switch provided for safety, which automatically turns off this room heater in case of overheating. If this halogen heater falls or tips over, this switch automatically shuts off the heater automatically providing double safety protection.

The room heater is suitable for a small room up to 150 sq ft and is a perfect appliance for spot heating. It warms up the room quickly.

You can keep it anywhere in the room as it is very compact and lightweight. It has a noiseless operation as there is no fan in this heater.

This Usha Quartz room heater consumes less energy as compared to other room heaters. The hooks are given at the back of the heater for easy storage or to place the power cord.

A warranty of 1 year is also given on this product. Overall this is a budget-friendly spot heating halogen heater option to make your winters warm and cozy.

Pros

  • Two heating positions
  • Powder-coated body
  • Automatic shut off
  • Quartz tube
  • Corrosion-free body
  • Compact & lightweight
  • 1-year warranty

Cons

  • Preferred for small room only
  • Keep out of reach of children

2. Bajaj Room Heater RHX-2 800-Watt

Bajaj is one of the best brands for electrical appliances in India. Bajaj RHX -2 800 Watt radiant room heater is ISI approved and is one of the examples of Bajaj products that works efficiently and is durable product.

This room heater is a spot heating room heater with 1000 W rated wattage, which has two halogen tubes that warm the room very fast. There are two heat settings of 500 W and 800 W in this halogen room heater. You can adjust the heat as per your need.

This room heater has high-grade reflectors for efficient and uninterrupted heating. The body of this room heater is made up of ABS material which makes it sturdy. This halogen room heater features a durable mesh grill that ensures the safety of your hand against direct heat. 

Bajaj radiant room heater has a thermal fuse and an automatic cut off in case of tilting or tip over. It also has a mesh grill which makes it safe. This is a silent heater as it does not make any noise during working.

Bajaj gives a warranty of  2 years on this product.

This heater is a good buy for a small room for the winter season. This is a very durable and sturdy product and you can easily take it anywhere as it is lightweight and compact.

Overall, a good halogen heater by Bajaj that is budget friendly as well as durable. A must buy.

Pros

  • Sturdy & Durable
  • Halogen tubes
  • Thermal fuse for overcurrent protection
  • Lightweight and compact
  • Auto cut off for safety
  • Wire mesh for safety
  • ISI marked
  • 2 years of warranty

Cons

  • Localized spot heating
  • Suitable for small rooms only

3. AISEN® 1200 Watts Halogen Room Heater_AHHTR02

Aisen gives you a very elegent and efficient radiant room heater. The stylish looks of this halogen heater make your living room more gracious. It is very compact and portable.

This heater comes with three tubes of 400 Watts rating each which makes the room warm very fast. The long-lasting heating element is halogen tubes which give direct spot heating.

This room heater comes with three heat settings giving a total power output of 1200 Watts. You can adjust the level of heat as per your requirement with the help of switches given at the top of the heater.

This heater provides heat in multi directions using its Wide Angle Oscillation feature. This feature differentiates this halogen heater from other spot heating halogen heaters.

This room heater features a number of safety features. It has a built-in safety tip-over switch which shuts off the heater automatically. Even if the heater is not kept properly or tilts accidentally, the safety tip-over feature automatically shuts off the heater.

There is a wire mesh provided to protect you from accidentally touching the heating rods while in use. Using the smart handle at the top, you can easily move the heater from one place to another.

Its outer plastic body can resist high temperature and  is shock proof. The shock proof body of thsi heater can protect you against accidental electric shock.

It an ISI marked room heater that should wase your buying decision. This heater makes your winter warm and cozy. This halogen heater comes with a 1-year warranty.

If you are looking for a heater for a small to medium room, then this is a must-buy product.

Pros

  • 3 halogen tubes
  • 1200 Watt heating capability
  • Multi-direction heating
  • Shockproof body
  • Compact and mobile
  • Suitable for  small to medium room
  • Safety tip-over switch
  • ISI marked
  • 1-year warranty

Cons

  • Relatively costlier to other halogen heaters

4. Orpat Room Heater ORH-1410 1000 Watt

Next on the list is Orpat radiant room heater. If you are looking for a budget-friendly and efficient heater for this winter then this is a good chaoice.

This is a very compact,energy-saving, and stylish halogen radiant room heater. This room heater not only warms the room but consumes less electricity as compared to other radiant room heaters due to its single tube. 

Orpat Room Heater ORH-1410 1000 Watt review

The mesh grill and the reflector of this heater is nickel chrome plated. This feature protects the heater from rusting and makes it more durable.

Orpat room heater is very compact and easy to carry. You can easily place this heater on a table as it is very compact. This heater is portable also, you can easily move this heater from one room to another as it is very lightweight.

The stylish looks of this heater make your living room look more attractive. It is very simple to operate this heater as you need only one electric socket to plug in the heater. You just switch on the plug and the heater is ready to give the warmth in this freezing cold winters.

This heater is best for spot heating and preferable for small to medium  sized room. This heater has  a single tube and for protection there is a nickel chrome plated mesh grill. Still, while the heater is on, keep it out of the reach of children.

So, people who are living in hilly areas or in the northern part of the country, this is a very effective and pocket friendly heater. The manufacturer gives a warranty of 2 years on this product.

Overall this is a good buy for the chilly and cold winters.

Pros

  • Nickel chrome plated reflector
  • Mesh grill for safety
  • Compact and portable
  • Lightweight
  • Consumes less energy
  • 2 years warranty from the manufacturer

Cons

  • Not recommended for large room

5. Bajaj Room Heater Flashy 1000 Watts

Last but not the least, one more halogen heater from Bajaj is on our list. The name speaks for itself as Bajaj is one of the oldest and most reliable brands.

This Flashy 1000 Watts halogen room heater from Bajaj has one rod as a heating element. This rod is effective as it spreads the heat in every corner of the room.

The whole body of the Bajaj halogen room heater is of stainless steel which reflects the heat uniformly everywhere. The mesh grill nickel-chrome plated which prevents the heater from corrosion. It increases the hardness of the surface also.

The cord of this heater is cotton braided makes it safe from heating. You can sleep peacefully as it gives noiseless operation.

This is a compact and lightweight room heater preferably for a small rooms. The flexible stand at the bottom gives some direction customization.

You can keep it anywhere and can move it easily due to its lightweight and compact design. You will get a warranty of 2 years on this product, so there is no issue of maintenance and repair.

To make yourself comfortable and warm this winter, this product is a must-buy for your home.

Pros

  • Instant heating                                       
  • Steel body                                                       
  • Nickel chrome plated mesh grill
  • Cotton braided cord
  • Compact, lightweight, and durable
  • Pocket friendly
  • 2 years warranty

Cons

  • Recommended for small room only

Final Words

The commitment and dedication to providing innovative and high-quality products to consumers is the main reason why Havells, Bajaj, and Usha have grabbed top positions in the market. They are very popular for their room heater models because of their durable products and excellent post-sales customer support and countrywide network.

Among their models, some of them are more worthy than others…

For Fan Room Heater – Havells Calido PTC Fan Heater 2000 W is the best choice.

For Oil Room Heater – Havells Room Heater 2400-Watt or Morphy Richards Oil Room Heater 2000-Watt is the right choice.

For Halogen Room Heater– AISEN® 1200 Watts Halogen Room Heater or Bajaj Room Heater RHX-2 800-Watt

We hope the information provided in this article was helpful. Which room heater model did you choose? Share your queries and thoughts in the comment section below.

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