The heat wave has arrived and the weather is going to be blazing hot for a while. Malaysian weather means it’s summer all year round, but some days are hotter than others. When it’s a blistering hot day, air conditioners are more of a necessity than a luxury. If you’re not a frequent air-cond user and prefer to save it for warmer days, a portable air-conditioner might just be what you need. Read on for our top picks of portable air conditioners!

Best Portable Air Conditioners in Malaysia 2019

  • Midea MPH-09CRN1 1.0hp Portable Air Conditioner
  • Pensonic Air Conditioner PPA-109
  • Elba 1.0hp Portable Air Conditioner EPAC-A4010D(WH)
  • Milux 1.0HP Portable Air Conditioner MPA-609 (9000BTU)
  • Morgan MAC-12 Seirraire 1.5HP Portable Air Conditioner
  • Hisense 1.5HP Portable Air Conditioner HAP-12JSN
  • MEC Iport G9000 1.0HP Portable Air-conditioner
  • MORGAN MAC-091 Feather Lite 1HP Portable Aircond
  • Trentios PC35-AME 12000btu Portable Air-Conditioner
  • Whynter ARC-14SH 14,000 BTU Dual Hose Portable Air Conditioner

1. Midea MPH-09CRN1 1.0hp Portable Air Conditioner

Best environment friendly portable air conditioner
Price from RM792.00
Lazada Malaysia RM797.00 Shopee Malaysia RM792.00

Be friendly to our environment with this portable air conditioner from Midea. It has a cooling capacity of Btu/h 9000 and comes with a heat duct-out accessory.

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21 people added this to their wishlist

2. Pensonic Air Conditioner PPA-109

Best lightweight portable air conditioner
Price from RM885.00
Lazada Malaysia RM949.00 Shopee Malaysia RM885.00

Keep every corner of your home cool and cosy with this portable yet powerful air conditioner from Pensonic. It's lightweight, so you can move it from room to room effortlessly. There's the Vertical Auto Swing feature that works to cool down the surrounding air, ensuring airflow is properly dispersed in your room. Additionally, it also functions as a dehumidifier.

9 people added this to their wishlist

3. Elba 1.0hp Portable Air Conditioner EPAC-A4010D(WH)

Best portable air conditioner with integrated rotating casters
Price from RM1,199.00
Lazada Malaysia RM1,199.00 Shopee Malaysia RM1,199.00

This portable air conditioner comes with integrated rotating casters to better distribute air around your home. It comes with a 24-hour timer as well as a front panel LCD display for easy viewing. Additionally, there the Power Cooling feature as well; you can enjoy a boost of air flow on an exceptionally hot day.

3 people added this to their wishlist

4. Milux 1.0HP Portable Air Conditioner MPA-609 (9000BTU)

Best low noise portable air conditioner
Price from RM859.99
Lazada Malaysia RM968.99 Shopee Malaysia RM859.99

This 3-in-1 portable air conditioner comes with a Low Noise Operation feature to ensure your sleep is not disturbed throughout the night. It's built with four pre-filters for easy cleaning. Additionally, this air conditioner has a self-evaporating system as well, so you don't have to worry about water leakage.

6 people added this to their wishlist

5. Morgan MAC-12 Seirraire 1.5HP Portable Air Conditioner

Portable air conditioner and dehumidifier
Price from RM1,149.00
Lazada Malaysia RM1,149.00 Shopee Malaysia RM1,169.00

This Morgan portable air conditioner is equipped with 3-in-1 functions including heating, cooling, and dehumidifying. Simply put, it’s your best friend on a hot and humid day. With an airflow of 12,000 BTU per hour, it’s suitable for cooling rooms up to 400 square feet.

28 people added this to their wishlist

6. Hisense 1.5HP Portable Air Conditioner HAP-12JSN

Best quiet portable air conditioner
Price from RM1,129.00
Lazada Malaysia RM1,899.00 Shopee Malaysia RM1,129.00

As one of the smart portable air conditioners on the market, this unit features intelligent operation with smart mode as the main highlight. In addition to the usual cooling, dry, and fan modes, Smart mode uses a pre-set target temperature based on the current room temperature.

Additionally, it comes with an app that lets you change modes, fan speeds, the direction of airflow, enable Sleep and Super modes, and dim the LCD lights. That said, this unit is reviewed to be one of the quietest portable air conditioners with a quick cooling system (for spaces up to 280 square feet) compared to some high-end portable units.

30 people added this to their wishlist

7. MEC Iport G9000 1.0HP Portable Air-conditioner

Best single hose portable air conditioner
Price from RM1,099.00
Lazada Malaysia RM1,099.00 Shopee Malaysia RM1,479.00

After shedding some extra calories in the gym, all you want is to chill under a cool stream of air. Let's admit it, there are times you’ve felt like shoving your head under the air conditioner to feel the cool air. Now, save yourself the fuss with this single-hose air conditioner.

The unique feature that comes with this air-conditioner is that once you push the Follow Me button on the remote control, it will send a signal to the air-conditioner every 3 minutes to direct the cool air to the remote’s direction. So, all you need to do is just place the remote control beside you to get the breezing cool air blowing towards you.

10 people added this to their wishlist

8. MORGAN MAC-091 Feather Lite 1HP Portable Aircond

Best cheap portable air conditioner
Price from RM753.00
Lazada Malaysia RM809.00 Shopee Malaysia RM753.00

Do you need a spot cooling solution for a lower budget? Try this economical alternative to the high-end products, with all the minimum features and decent performance. This unit is equipped with a cooling capacity of 9000 BTU/hour, which is sufficient to cater a space of about 150 square feet. It is also easier to move the unit around, thanks to its lightweight build and easy roll casters.

21 people added this to their wishlist

9. Trentios PC35-AME 12000btu Portable Air-Conditioner

Best 12,000 BTU portable air conditioner
Price from RM1,585.00
Lazada Malaysia RM1,585.00

Trentios has offers an affordable cooling solution with this 12,000 BTU portable unit. The 4-in-1 unit comes with a cooling, heating, fan and dehumidifier function. It’s also easy to control with the touchscreen. On top of that, it even comes with a panel for easy window installation when using as a portable air-cond.

4 people added this to their wishlist

10. Whynter ARC-14SH 14,000 BTU Dual Hose Portable Air Conditioner

Best dual hose portable air conditioner
Price from RM5,620.42
Lazada Malaysia RM5,620.42

If you have been hunting for a portable unit to cater a larger living space, then this dual-hose unit from Whynter is certainly the best pick. With a cooling capacity of 14,000 BTU, it’ll remove all the hot air and actually leave the room cold (up to 500 square feet).

It is an eco-friendly product with a high energy-efficient ratio (EER), suggesting a positive impact on your long-term electricity bill. Hence, this unit is a sound investment in the long run.

6 people added this to their wishlist

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Choosing the Perfect Portable Air Conditioner

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Where are you placing your portable air conditioner?

It’s important to know the size of the biggest room in your house; simply because your new portable device will have to be powerful enough to chill the entire space. Worry less about the smaller rooms as that same device will easier cool them down.

Research on the brand that offers you the horsepower that you’ll need. Keep in mind that it’s best to get a portable air conditioner with two horsepowers, then you can even place them in the living room or dining area.

Check the price tag

Make sure the brand you choose and horsepower is worth your money. Opt for more basic features if you are on a budget – as long as they can do their job to cool down your room. If you are to spend a little more, then opt for those with high-tech functions such as noise-cancelling and energy-efficient features, automatic on-off buttons, ionisers and dust eliminators.

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Conclusion

Never decide on one as soon as you walk into an electronics store. Compare a few brands with the functions they offer, and if you need them. Get a consultant to help you out with the feature and prices.

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