All you need to know about Hitachi RWB-550PND2GBK French Style Refrigerator


 Hitachi French Style Refrigerator




After a long time, we have decided to review a refrigerator from the house of Hitachi, namely Hitachi RWB-550PND2GBK Refrigerator which is French style refrigerator with three doors. With a holding capacity of the fridge is 510ltr and LED display on the surface of the door, the fridge is priced Rs.83000/-. It is a frost free refrigerator with is combined with a couple of unique features. Thus, we will review the refrigerator and let you know whether you should move ahead buying this product.


Product Description

  • Capacity: 510ltr
  • Type: French bottom
  • Door Type: Side-by-Side
  • Freezer Type: Bottom Freezer





The Hitachi RWB-550PND2GBK is a three-door refrigerator with a holding capacity of 510ltr, a tad lesser than the refrigerators we have reviewed earlier. Well, to start with is a French style refrigerator with three doors, two side-by-sides and one at the bottom. The refrigerator showcases elegance with its sleek and smart look. The three-door feature is not only high on utility but also add a dash of style to your kitchen. The refrigerator has a glossy black finish with the infusion of a classy handle to amp up the complete look.

Moving inside the refrigerator, there are 4 shelves in the fridge which are made of tempered glass. The best part is these shelves are heatproof and scratchproof, hence reducing the chances of getting damaged. Furthermore, the shelves are so strong that they can hold up to 100kg of weight which is yet another cool feature. Thus, you can freely keep your food items without the fear of breaking the shelves. In addition, there are large bottle shelves as well that will help you in storing big bottles of water or beverages. The ice tray can be twisted as well as movable.



Lastly, the fridge is light up with LED lights with beautifully brighten up the interior thereby sucking less energy. Design wise, we quite like the refrigerator. Let us check out how much potential it keeps to impress us with its features.



After putting down sufficient information about the design of the refrigerator, it is time to focus on the features. Hence, let us check out what Hitachi RWB-550PND2GBK refrigerator has to provide us with the given price.

Selectable Mode Compartment


This is a unique feature of Hitachi refrigerator, where you can adjust the temperature of each compartment by switching between the Dairy/Meat and Vegetable modes. How does it work? Well, there is a lever on each side of the compartment which will enable you to select any mode based on the type of food. Hence, you will always get the best out of your food.

Dual Fan Cooling


The Dual Fan Cooling system encourages separate cooling for both the freezer and the refrigerator. It quickly circulates the cool air across the entire refrigerator with the help of inverter operation. Hence, you will experience a better cooling of your refrigerator.

Inverter Control

We all know that a refrigerator is one such household electronic good which operates day and night. Therefore, the inverter is considered t be the brain of the refrigerator. The cooling refrigerator works at adjusting the cooling power to provide exceptional cooling and a lot of energy saving. Therefore, Hitachi refrigerator works at satisfying all your needs.

Eco Thermo Sensor

This technology is solely dedicated to providing an accurate level of cooling for maximum energy saving.

Touch Screen Controller



Hitachi refrigerators are always up to make our lives simple with their innovative technology. The Touch Screen Controller is beautifully incorporated on the surface of the door which will help you to change the settings with just a simple touch. Thus, you will get the benefit of controlling your refrigerator without even opening the door. Furthermore, you will find the surface tempered that will help you in cleaning with just a wipe.

Nano Titanium Filter

Most of us have experienced quite a few times the problem of bad odour in the refrigerator. However, now say goodbye to such odour problem with the Nano Titanium Filter technology. This tech immediately eliminates even the petite size of bacteria and deodorizes the air to knock out any foul odour.

Mouldproof Door Gasket

Hitachi Mouldproof Door Gasket is a unique feature which makes it easy to clean the fridge thereby keeping it healthy and preventing the food from getting contaminated.


Warranty & Support

Warranty: 1-year comprehensive manufacturer warranty on Refrigerator and 10 years warranty on compressor from Hitachi.

However, in case any defects in the manufacturing or functioning of the product are found during its Lifecycle, you can get in touch with Hitachi Customer support. You can also register a service request with HomeYantra online and an authorized technician from the brand will visit and resolve the issue.


Price & Availability

Hitachi RWB-550PND2GBK, a 510ltr refrigerator is priced Rs.83000/- (MRP) and is easily available at For further information about offers and EMI, feel free to click here.



The GOOD: We will start with the good point and to be honest, we quite like the design of the fridge compared to the price it charges. It looks classy with huge space to keep your food items well-organised inside the fridge. The bottom door system is what makes the design of the refrigerator quite unique, along with the tempered shelves. Also, some of the features are quite unique which makes the fridge worth the amount.

The BAD: We did not find anything bad about the refrigerator. It has all the necessary features to fulfil your needs. Neither can we point out flaws in the performance, design or the features of the fridge.

The Bottom-Line: We believe that the refrigerator which is priced Rs.83000/- coupled with great design and useful features are a complete steal for you. It has all the best features and will also prove to be quite light on your pocket. Therefore, if you are already making plans to buy the refrigerator, you can definitely move forward with the plan and purchase the same.


The Ultimate Guide To Buying a Fridge

Cover Picture of Refrigerator

These days refrigerators are as smart as any device in your household. Today, fridges come with a plethora of features and different level of energy efficiencies. With every product claiming superiority over others, choosing the right fridge for your home could be a difficult task. This Homeyantra’s Ultimate Guide to buying the right Refrigerator makes buying process simpler. Know which fridge best suits your home and family.

Below are the 5 absolutely important things to consider while buying the perfect fridge for your home.

  • Size of the fridge
  • Design of the fridge
  • Energy Rating
  • Cool Features

Size of the Fridge

The size of the fridge is the most important consideration that needs to be made before buying it. Bigger is better, no that is not always true especially when it comes to a fridge. Things to look for while checking the size

  • Size of the family
  • Food habits – Non-Vegetarian or Vegetarian
  • Available space in Room or Kitchen

Apart from the above parameters, please ensure that the fridge can pass through the passages, elevators and all points of entry to avoid physical damage to the product. Please ensure to have enough space to allow the fridge door to open properly.

Types of Fridge

Once you have zeroed in on the size of the fridge, you need to look into the design tat will suit you best.

  • Mini Fridge
    • Good for one Room
      • Capacity 40 to 100 lit
      • Direct Cool
      • Small or no Freezer Space
      • Economical
  • Single Door
    • Good for Couples and small family
      • Capacity 150 to 300
      • Direct Cool
      • Economical
      • Sufficient Freezer Space
  • Double Door
    • Good for families of 3 to 4
      • Capacity 230 to 500 Ltr.
      • Frost Free
      • Large freezer space
      • Energy Savings Chart
      • Energy efficient
      • Shelves are made of toughened glass
  • Multi-Door
    • Good for families of 4 to 5
      • Capacity 240 to 400 Ltr.
      • Frost free
      • Large separate vegetable drawers
      • Freezer on top
      • Toughened glass shelves
  • Side by Side
    • Good for a family size of more than 6
      • Capacity 500 to 700 Ltr.
      • Frost Free
      • Large sections
      • Ample space for vegetables
      • Toughened glass shelves
      • Some models have water/ice dispenser
  • French Door
    • Good for a large family
      • Capacity 650 to 800 Ltr.
      • Stylish and elegant
      • Bottom mounted freezer
      • Ice/Water dispensers are offered in many models

Energy Rating

The fridge is hardest working home appliance at home since it is always on. So, evidently, you need to purchase a fridge with a better energy rating. The higher the energy stars the more money you would save in the long run.

  • Energy Star – This is the standard for electronics coined by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency. The below star ratings would give you an idea on the savings you would make per year.
  • Inverter Compressor – In an inverter compressor, the compressor doesn’t stop but runs at a slow speed to maintain the required temperature in the fridge. This leads to 30% – 40% more energy efficiency.Inverter Compressor

Type of Defrosting

  • Direct Cool – Direct Cool uses natural convection to keep and are considered to keep food fresh for lesser. They also have to be manually defrosted periodically.
  • Frost Free – Frost Free refrigerators use fans to keep the stored food fresh. They don’t need to be manually defrosted.Types Of Frosting

Features we love

    • Cool Pack – Cool packs keeps cold food cold for up to 12 hours. This is helpful during power outages.
    • Adjustable Racks – Adjustable racks are a nice way to make more room for more important item in the fridge.
    • Deodorizer – Deodorizer keeps the fridge from smelling foul. This removes the odour particles to keep the air fresh.
    • Convertible Refrigerator/Fridge – Based on your needs, you can change the cooling zone. For instance, if more space is required for refrigerator due to extra bottles or food then using the adjustable divider you can reduce the space taken by freezer effectively increasing the refrigerator space.
    • Water & Ice Dispenser Choose a fridge with Ice/Water dispenser. They dispense fresh, filtered cold water in an instant.
  • Built-In Stabiliser – Fridges are generally equipped with in-built voltage stabilisers which protect it from voltage fluctuations.  

With this guide, you can take an informed buying decision, with the right choice of the product that suits your need the best. For a quicker product discovery, Smart Decision Tool by Homeyantra helps you choose the right fridge from a wide range of products.