World's Best Portable Cooler:

Our top pick for portable air coolers is the CONVAIR brand. These coolers are available internationally from SEELEY INTERNATIONAL. The CLIMATE STAR model is good for smaller rooms and features three speed cooling with "stealth" fan technology for quiet operation. The MILLENIA ADVANTAGE units are for medium sized rooms while the ARCTIC BREEZE are for large rooms. They are all backed by a good warranty.

Other Portable Evaporative Cooler Ratings

We continue our portable evaporative cooler ratings with an alphabetical list of manufacturers and reviews of their products. 

BRAND-----------WEB ADDRESS----RATING

AKIRA------------myakira.com------------1*

This brand is a part of AKI HABARA ELECTRIC CORP and is made in Singapore. They offer coolers in four sizes and feature electronic controls with a remote. The units are sold throughout Asia but the guarantee on the coolers is not as good as some of the other brands.

AMVOX----------amvox.com.br----------<1*

This brand offers basic coolers in only two sizes. They have a three speed fan but use electromechanical controls and the guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.

AOLAN---------  aolan-china.com  ------<1*

These coolers are made in China and are sold worldwide. They offer a wide selection of models but they use basic technology. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

ARCTIC COVE---arcticcove.com----------1*

These coolers are available in three sizes and have automatic swing louvers for improved air distribution. They are backed by a decent guarantee and can be purchased online or at HOME DEPOT stores.

The EVC350 model has a very modern look to it as well as an easy access cooling pad and a removable water tank for convenience.

Arctic Cove EVC350

ARGO---------argoclima.com------------<1*

The POLIFEMO BREEZE units feature a double air filtration system and a three speed fan for better indoor air quality. They have electronic controls with a remote for convenience. 

ARISE--------ariseindialtd.com---------<1*

This brand is made and sold in India. They offer a variety of models and sizes but they use mechanical controls. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee on their products.

ARLEC----------arlec.com.au----------2*

This brand is made in Australia and is also sold in New Zealand. The AEC008 models have both water and ice chambers for enhanced cooling capacity. With a three speed fan and vertical swing louvers they distribute the air around the room. They have electronic touch controls with a remote and are backed by a pretty good guarantee.

ATMA----------atma.com.ar----------<1*

These coolers are made in China. The brand is a part of NEWSAN GROUP and the units are for heating as well as cooling. They have three speeds with electronic controls and a remote. Their website does not have a stated warranty policy.

BAJAJ------bajajelectricals.com-----<1*  

This brand is made and sold in India. They offer a variety of models but they use basic mechanical controls. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

BOSCA-----------bosca.cl-------------<1*

This brand is made and sold in Chile. They only offer one size of unit but it has electronic controls with a remote. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

CADENCE-----cadence.com.br------<1*

These coolers are made and sold in Brazil. They use honeycomb pads for enhanced cooling and have auto-swing louvers for better air circulation. The coolers can be purchased directly through their website but it does not have a stated guarantee for the products.

CG------------cgglobal.com---------<1*

The CROMPTON GREAVES (CG) brand is a part of AVANTHA GROUP which is based in India. The ORCHID has an ice chamber and honeycomb pads for enhanced cooling. They have four way air circulation for improved air distribution throughout the room but their website does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

CONVAIR------convair.net.au---------5*

These coolers are available internationally from SEELEY INTERNATIONAL. The CLIMATE STAR model is good for smaller rooms while the MILLENIA ADVANTAGE units are for medium and large sized rooms. The units feature three speed cooling with "stealth" fan technology for quiet operation and are backed by a good warranty.

COOLWAY-----arlec.com.au-----------2*

These air coolers are from ARLEC and are sold in AUSTRALIA. They are only available in one size but feature a three speed fan and electronic controls with a remote. They are backed by a good guarantee.

DECO----------decoindia.in------------1*

This brand is made and sold in India. They offer four sizes of units featuring auto swing louvers and an ice chamber for enhanced cooling. The units have basic mechanical controls and the warranty is not as good as some of the other brands.

DOWELL---dowellphilippines.com-----1*

This brand is made and sold in the Philippines. The coolers use honeycomb pads for enhanced cooling but are only available in two sizes. The guarantee on the units is not as good as other brands.

EDGESTAR-----edgestar.com----------1*

These coolers are from LIVING DIRECT INC. The EAC 421 is a high velocity model and features a honeycomb water curtain for efficient cooling. The unit can throw the cool air up to 25 feet. The EAC 211TS model includes air purification and automatic tower oscillating for good air circulation throughout the room. The units also includes two ice packs for added cooling. All of the units can be purchased online from the manufacturer but their guarantee is not as good as some of the other brands.

ELBA----------elba.com.my----------<1*

This brand is from FIAMMA SDN BHD in Malaysia. They feature electronic controls with a three speed fan and oscillating louvers for good air circulation. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

ELECTRIQ-----electriq.co.uk---------<1*

These coolers are available in the U.K. They feature electronic controls with a three speed fan and offer an ice pack for enhanced cooling. Their website does not have a stated guarantee for the units.

ELEKTA-------elektagulf.com---------<1*

This brand is available in Europe and Asia. They feature three speed cooling and have horizontal oscillating louvers to more evenly distribute the air. They also have electronic controls with a remote for convenience but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

ELPAR------elparelectricals.com------<1*

These coolers are made and sold in India. The PACIFIC coolers are basic units with mechanical controls. They use honeycomb pads and have an ice chamber for enhanced cooling but their website does not have a stated warranty policy.

EUROM-------euromac.nl--------------<1*

These coolers are sold in Europe and offer enhanced cooling with optional honeycomb pads. They use electronic controls with a remote for accurate temperature control. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

EUROPACE---europace.com.sg-------3*

This brand is available in Singapore. The ECO 350K units have honeycomb pads and swing louvers for enhanced cooling. They have a built-in ionizer and three cooling speeds. The brand is backed by a pretty good guarantee and the units can be purchased directly through their website.

FABER---faberappliances.com.my----<1*

This brand is made and sold in Malaysia by FIMACO SDN BHD. The coolers have honeycomb pads and oscillating louvers for better cooling effect. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

FANPAC------teksupply.com----------<1*

This brand offers basic units with a two speed fan and oscillating louvers. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for these products.

FRIJIFAN-------frijifan.com------------<1*

These coolers are made by WIND MERCHANTS LLC and do not use typical cooling pads. The unit produces an ultra-fine mist and features a two speed fan with oscillating louvers. 

FRIKKO---------imacon.com-----------1* 

These coolers are made and sold in Mexico. They offer a variety of models including units with a heating function and units with an air purifier. The warranty on the units is not as good as some of the other brands.

GEEPAS--------geepas.com------------<1*

This brand offers a variety of models but their website is not much help.

GOLDAIR------goldair.co.nz-------------1*

This brand offers two sizes of units with electronic controls and an ice chamber for enhanced cooling. They have three speeds and a remote control but their guarantee is not as good as some of the other brands. 

GREEN------  green-coolings.com  ----<1*

These coolers are made in China. They are basic coolers and their website is not much help.

HANABISHI----myhanabishi.com------<1*

Made and sold in the Philippines, this brand offers three sizes of coolers featuring electronic controls. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

HESSAIRE-----hessaire.com-----------<1*

This brand offers basic units with mechanical controls. They are available in four sizes but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee.

HESSTAR-----hesstar.com.my---------<1*

This brand is made and sold in Malaysia. They offer three sizes of units and feature electronic controls. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

HONEYWELL---honeywellstore.com---<1*

This brand offers a variety of models that can be purchased directly through the website. The CS10XE model has honeycomb pads and four speeds for enhanced cooling. They have electronic controls with a remote but their website does not have a stated guarantee for the units.

HYLEX---hylexhomeappliances.com---<1*

These coolers are made in India and are sold throughout Asia. They offer basic models with basic controls and they are not as easily moved around as other brands. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

IGENIX--------igenix.co.uk-------------2*

These coolers are distributed throughout the U.K. The IG 9703 features auto swing louvers for better air circulation and three speed cooling. They have electronic controls with a remote and are backed by a pretty good guarantee.

IKON---------ikonhome.com-----------<1*  

This brand is a part of the EMKE GROUP and the products are available in the United Arab Emirates. The units have honeycomb pads and three speeds for enhanced cooling effect but their website does not have a stated guarantee.

IMARFLEX----imarflex.co.th---------<1*

These coolers feature electronic controls with a remote but are only available in one size. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

INDOCARE-----indocare.co-----------1*

These coolers feature basic mechanical controls and wood wool pads. The brand is from RANGOLI GROUP and have a three speed fan with a decent warranty. 

JH COOL--------jhcool.com----------<1*

This brand is made by JINGHUI TECHNOLOGY CO. LTD. They offer a variety of models and feature electronic controls. They are available in Europe and Asia but their website does not have a stated warranty policy. 

JOCCA-----------jocca.es-------------3*

The BIO-AIR units have electronic controls, a three speed fan, and an air purifier. They are available in Europe and are backed by a good warranty.

KENSTAR--------kenstar.in----------<1*

These coolers are made and sold in India by KITCHEN APPLIANCES INDIA LTD. The SLIM LINE and SLIMLINE SUPER units have a three speed fan and swing louvers for good air distribution. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

KERUILAI------keruilaipacific.com---<1*

This brand is made in Malaysia. The coolers have swing louvers and a three speed fan for improved air circulation. They have electronic controls with a remote but their website is not much help. 

KIMATSU-------kimatsu.com----------<1*

These coolers are made in India and are sold in Europe, Asia, & Africa. They are basic units with honeycomb pads and most of the models have mechanical controls. Their website does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

KLARSTEIN-----klarstein.com----------2*

This brand is available in Europe can be purchased directly from the manufacturer's website. The MCH-2 comes with two ice packs for enhanced cooling and has swing louvers to distribute the air throughout the room. The BALTIC line offers coolers with electronic controls and a remote. The brand is backed by a pretty good guarantee.

KOMECO-------komeco.com.br----------1*

This brand is available in Brazil and offers basic units with mechanical controls. The warranty on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.

KRISSOL-------krissolindia.com--------<1*

This brand is made and sold in India by GIRNAR INDUSTRIES. They offer a variety of models featuring basic mechanical controls. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

KUNSTOCOM---kunstocom.com-----<1*

This brand is made and sold in India. The KUNSTOCOOL & KUNSTOCHILL models are basic units with electromechanical controls while the KUNSTODELITE coolers have digital controls and a remote for convenience. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

KUULAIRE-------kuulaire.com-----------1*

These coolers are from PORT-A-COOL LLC. The brand offers three sizes of coolers featuring three speed cooling and swing louvers for good air circulation. They have electronic controls and a remote and offer models for North America as well as 50 HZ units for other parts of the world. The warranty on the units is not as good as some of the other brands.

LIFESMART--lifesmartproducts.com---1*

This brand offers two sizes of coolers and is sold at various discount retailers. They use 12 volt power and are very portable but their guarantee is not very good.

LUMA COMFORT--lumacomfort.com----1*

The EC45S is a tower model that is made for smaller rooms while the EC110S is a larger unit with a modern stylish design. The units have a three speed fan and digital programmable controls. The EC220W is a basic unit with electromechanical controls that is designed for very large areas. These evaporative coolers can be purchased online but only have an average guarantee.

MAHARAJA WHITELINE--maharajawhiteline.com--1*

This brand is a part of GROUPE SEB and is made and sold in India. They offer a variety of models with an average guarantee. The COOLZ+ model features four way air deflection and an ice chamber for enhanced cooling.

MATRIX---matrixappliances.com.ph--<1*

These coolers are available in the Philippines. They have electronic controls with a remote but are only available in one size. Their website is not much help.

MCCOY---------mccoyindia.in---------<1*

This brand is made and sold in India. They offer a variety of models and have an ice chamber for enhanced cooling but use mechanical controls. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

MG ELETRO----mgeletro.com.br-------2*

These coolers are available in Brazil and have accurate digital controls. They have a three speed fan and are backed by a good warranty.

MITSONI----mitsoniappliances.com--<1*

These units are made and sold in India by ADITYA INTERSEAS PVT. LTD. They feature electronic controls with a remote control and a honeycomb water curtain for better cooling. Their website does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

MONDIAL-------mondialine.com.br---<1*

The COMFORT AIR COOLER features electronic controls and oscillating louvers for improved air circulation. The MAX AIR PREMIUM coolers feature a three speed fan and an ionizer for purifying the air. The brand is made in China and is sold in North and South America as well as in Spain.

MORGAN----------morgan.my---------<1*

These coolers are made and sold in Malaysia by DKSH. The MAC-COOL1A has a three speed fan and honeycomb pads for enhanced cooling effect for average sized rooms while the MAC BIGCOOL10 is for larger rooms (up to 40 square meters). The brand is a part of DKSH and is made in Malaysia but their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

NewAir----------newair.com------------1*

These coolers are available in two sizes and feature auto swing louvers for improved air distribution. They have honeycomb pads for improved cooling and TiO2 filters for enhanced air quality. They are backed by a decent warranty.

OMEGA ALTISE---omegaaltise.com.au--2*

This brand is from SHRIRO AUSTRALIA PTY. LTD. The units are made in China and are sold in Australia and Asia. They have electronic controls with a remote and oscillating louvers for good air distribution. Their website is not much help but they are backed by a good guarantee.

ORIENT ELECTRIC--orientelectric.com--1*

These coolers are made and sold in India and parts of Africa. The brand is a part of C K BIRLA GROUP. They offer a variety of models and sizes of basic units backed by an average warranty.

OUBER------------ouber.com----------<1*

This brand is made in China and features basic coolers with electronic controls. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

PENSONIC--------pensonic.com--------<1*

These evaporative coolers are made in Malaysia and are sold throughout Asia and the Middle East. They offer a model with mechanical controls as well as one with electronic and a remote. They feature horizontal swing louvers and a three speed fan for good air circulation. Two ice packs are included for enhanced cooling capacity but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for the units.

RAM---------ramcoolers.com----------2*

This brand is made and sold in India and are backed by a pretty good warranty. The CUTE model is smaller (for areas of up to 125 square feet) while the UNO is for larger rooms. Both models feature a powder coated cabinet for durability and variable speeds.

RITETEMP  ritetemp-thermostats.com  <1*

The COOL-AIR 5051 is a very basic cooler and will not blend into the room's decor. The units are made in China but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products. 

SAKURA---  sakura-aircon.com  ------<1*

These units are available with a heating mode and feature an activated carbon air filter for improved air quality. They use efficient honeycomb media and have oscillating louvers for good air circulation. They offer a wide selection of models but their website does not have a stated guarantee for their products. 

SCANFROST---myscanfrost.com---<1*

These coolers are available in Nigeria. They offer three sizes of units with basic mechanical controls. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

SHINIL--------shinilmall.com-------<1*

This brand is made and sold in South Korea. The units have electronic controls with a remote but their website is not much help.

SICHLER  sichler-haushaltsgeraete.de  <1*

This brand offers coolers with electronic controls and a two speed fan. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

SOGO-----------sogo.es--------------2*

These air coolers are sold in Europe and feature ice boxes for enhanced cooling. They have electronic controls and auto swing louvers for enhanced airflow. The AIR-SS-1260 model includes an anion function to purify the air and the units are backed by a good guarantee. 

SONA----------sona.com.sg---------<1*

This brand is made in Singapore by CAHAYA ELECTRONICS PTE LTD. The coolers have electronic controls with a remote as well as oscillating louvers and a three speed fan for good air circulation. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty for the units.

SUNAIR---------gafcontrol.com.au----1*

The ECS11 features a three speed fan, oscillating louvers, and an ice compartment for enhanced cooling effect. They have electronic controls with a remote and are backed by a decent guarantee. The brand is a part of GAF and is available throughout Australia.

SUNPENTOWN---sunpentown.com-----1*

These coolers have three air speeds and oscillating louvers for increased comfort. They also have a photo catalyst air filter as well as electronic controls with a remote. They offer units with standard pads as well as models with honeycomb style pads for added efficiency. Their warranty is not as good as some of the other brands available.

SUPER ASIA------superasia.biz--------<1*

This brand is made and sold in Pakistan. They offer a variety of models but use basic technology. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

SYMPHONY--symphonylimited.com----1*

This brand is made in India and is sold around the world. They offer a wide selection of models with a good warranty. The WINTER range offers units with electronic controls and a remote. They use the more efficient honeycomb style pads and have oscillating louvers to better distribute the air.

TAKADA----------mytakada.com--------1*

The ISB-993A is a five in one unit with electronic controls and a honeycomb filter. The brand is from EAST PEAK PTE LTD and the units can be purchased directly from their website in Asia.

TESCO----------tesco.com------------<1*

This brand is available in Europe. They have electronic controls and a three speed fan. The units can be purchased online but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for them.

TOYOMI--------toyomi.com.sg--------<1*

This brand is imported and sold in Singapore by NATIONAL ELECTRICAL TRADERS. The units feature electronic controls with a remote and have three fan speeds with two ice boxes for enhanced cooling.

ULTRACOOL------essickair.com--------1*

These coolers are available in a wide variety of models and have a good warranty. They have a three speed fan and oscillating louvers for good air distribution. They are available in four sizes and use digital controls. The brand is a part of ESSICK AIR INC.

VEGO-------------vego.in-------------<1*

This brand is made and sold in India. They offer a variety of models and feature ice compartments as well as honeycomb pads for enhanced cooling. They have oscillating louvers for better air movement but their website does not have a stated warranty policy.

VENTISOL-------ventisol.com.br-----<1*

These coolers are relatively small and are available with either electromechanical or electronic controls. They have oscillating louvers for better air circulation but their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. 

V-PUKKA---------vpukka.com---------1*

This brand is made and sold in India but their website is not much help. They offer three sizes of coolers and use honeycomb pads for improved cooling performance. They have three speeds and two way swing louvers for good air distribution but they do not have a stated guarantee for their products. 

WHYNTER--------whynter.com--------1*

The HAC-100S is a five in one appliance as it is a cooler, heater, fan, air purifier, and humidifier all in one. The unit has an activated carbon filter, four fan speeds, oscillating function, and an ultrasonic humidifier. They also have an ice compartment and honeycomb pads for added cooling. It is backed by a good warranty but cannot be purchased directly from their website.