Panel-Ready: First both should be a consideration because they are seamless to the cabinet.
They do not protrude, so they look like a cabinet, not a dishwasher with a cabinet stuck on it.
How They Differ
This comparison is interesting.
AquaIntense: Beko has excellent wash capabilities with the AquaFlex and AquaIntense functions versus the AutoAir and CrystalDry drying of the Bosch.
It really depends on what you value, what is available in your area, and what has the better after service experience.
Beko vs. Bosch Reliability
Reliability is more crucial now than ever.
Your service experience will be upsetting for almost any brand because of the surge in demand and an almost gut-wrenching shortage of parts and techs to fix the problem.
Let's look at reliability for both brands below. Each brand represented has a minimum of 50 units sold and a total sample of over 10,000 pieces.
Dishwasher Reliability From December 2019 to November 2020
Fisher & Paykel
Bosch is decent, and Beko is one of the most reliable. As part of reliability, Bosch is usually excellent with parts and support after the sale.
Beko is also good, but we service what we sell and are a bit more proactive. You should check in your area.
Beko vs. Bosch: Key Takeaways
Deciding between a Bosch and Beko dishwasher depends on how you will use your dishwasher and what price level you are comfortable with.
Beko could have the best washing system with AquaFlex. It's also inexpensive without being cheaply made.
Bosch does have speed cycles and great reliability. Its drying systems are the best you can buy.
Ultimately, you also have to consider what is available when it's time to shop.
Should You Buy An Unknown Appliance Brand?
I would automatically say, "No, you should not purchase an unknown appliance brand." That was before the last recession.
However, you probably saved money by buying generic or private label brands and still do.
For appliances, it's a bit different than toilet paper.
If a product needs repair, then you need a person to fix it.
Most lesser-known brands fail at support (then again, many major brands do as well).
Before buying any brand, inquire about the warranty, installation, and service after the sale.
Watch videos and look at warranty reports.
Take the additional step and call the service agency before buying it. Then you will know definitively.
Unknown Brand Story
Last year, my daughter's teacher needed a dishwasher. She wanted a Bosch for under $900. That's easy, I told her. They don't make one right now. She asked what else was available.
She didn't want a few other brands, so I mentioned the Beko DDT39432 and its features.
She looked at me skeptically (and she knows me).
I said, "Do you think I would sell you anything you don't like only to have you unhappy as you teach my daughter?"
She bought the Beko, mostly because there were no other attractive dishwashers available. Certainly not because I am a good salesman.
She loves the dishwasher, and it's the "quietest she ever owned." Thank heaven for my daughter.
Moral of the story: You have your due diligence, but with critical shortages, be flexible with brands. Just know what features you want and then pick the brand.
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