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Best Induction cooktops in India -

Ladies and Gentlemen, here we bring you the latest reviews on the 10 best induction cooktops in India. 

These cooktops are the top bestsellers and are impressing Indian consumers with their quality and performance.

Quick Comparison

IC Model Power / Wattage Colour User Rating Weight Preset cooking modes
Pigeon by Stovekraft Cruise
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Our Selection Criteria

  • Best-sellers only
    We have included only the best selling induction cooktops in India in this list.
  • Customer ratings and reviews
    We have paid highest regard to the ratings and reviews given by customers who have already bought these induction cooktop models and are satisfied with their purchase.
  • Brand Recognition
    We understand that the best brands in the market are extremely customer-focused and their products are designed for maximum customer satisfaction.
  • Ease of use
    In preparing this list, we have taken into account the level of ease in the day-to-day use of the cooktops as reported by customers.
  • Time saving
    We understand that consumers looking for the best induction cooktops are actually looking for cooktops that will save them cooking time and we have included only the fastest induction cooktops in this list.
  • Best value for money
    We have included only the best induction cooktops in India in this list based on the best value for money out of all the induction cooktops available in the market.
  • Latest innovation and technology
    The induction cooktops listed here are cutting edge in their build and technology.
  • Sophisticated design
    The induction cooktops in this list feature the latest designs in the market.
  • After sales servicing
    This list only features induction cooktops from companies that offer the best pan-India after-sales services for their customers across the country.

Indians prefer high-powered ICs

While researching to prepare this list, we have realized that the best induction cooktops in India that are currently being favoured by customers are mostly the high power induction cooktops. It is no surprise that high power induction cooktops offer faster cooking and greater efficiency. Hence, it is only natural that most customers will prefer to go for a high-powered induction cooktop, instead of one with low power.

Pros & Cons of high power ICs

No installation required 
Easy to use and clean 
Low maintenance 
All listed models are light weight
Extremely fast heating and cookingAll listed models have 0-3 hours Timer setting
All listed models have auto switch-off function
All listed models have multiple Indian cooking options
All listed models have feature for keeping food warm 
All listed models have good after-sales servicing available from the manufacturer 
All listed models are best sellers in the Indian market

Higher electricity bills as compared to low-power Induction cooktops (but lesser than LPG) 
Takes some time to master all the controls 
All listed models are comparatively pricier than several other cheaper induction cooktop models
Induction friendly cookware required 
Not suitable for areas having low voltage power supply 
Cannot be used as main cooking medium in areas with regular / long power cuts (But can complement gas stoves)

Tips for using high-power induction cooktops

Ideally, use 10A-16A Plug sockets for high power induction cooktops.

Quick review of the best Induction cooktops in India - Top 10 Bestsellers

Pigeon by Stovekraft Cruise

  • 1800W power
  • Sleek design
  • Microcrystal plate
  • Cool touch surface
  • Soft touch push-button control panel
  • 7 preset menus for intelligent cooking
  • Dual heat sensor technology
  • 93-percent energy-saving technology
  • Automatically switches off when no pan is detected
  • Timer-enabled automatic shutoff
  • Lengthy connecting cord of 1.2 meters
  • 7-segment LED display for power and temperature
  • One-year warranty
  • Aftersales service available from the manufacturer
  • Hotselling product
  • Good quality
  • Pocket friendly price
  • Long lasting product if used with proper care
  • Slightly noisy
  • Some people might find the pushbuttons a little hard to press

Prestige PIC 15.0+

  • 1900W power
  • Waterproof, concealed and feather touch control panel
  • Unique design for protection against insects
  • Automatic shut off when no pan detected
  • Automatic voltage regulator
  • After sales service available
  • Anti magnetic wall
  • One-Year Warranty
  • Pause function
  • Auto pan-detection
  • Inbuilt timer
  • Keeps food warm
  • Super slick look
  • Fan switches off within 1 min after powering off
  • Durable product
  • Value for money
  •  Consumes more electricity, being a high-power induction cooktop

Philips Viva Collection HD4928/01

  • Cool-touch surface ensures user safely while cooking
  • Comes with Pause function
  • Automatic pan-detection – automatic shut off when no pan detected
  • Inbuilt timer with auto-switch off
  • Keeps food warm
  • Micro Crystal Plate
  • Touch start for ease of use
  • Push button control panel
  • 1.2m Cord length
  • Manual mode available
  • Residual heat indicator
  • 1-Year Warranty
  • Aftersales service available
  •  2100W power ensures rapid cooking
  • Outstanding look
  • Light weight
  • Very easy to clean
  • Cord length might appear to be short for some users

Pigeon by Stovekraft Favourite

  • 1800W power
  • Push button control panel
  • Seven preset menus
  • Auto pan-detection
  • Automatic shut off when no pan detected
  • After sales service available
  • Dual heat sensor
  • Inbuilt timer
  • Keeps food warm
  • 1-Year Warranty
  • Aftersales service available
  • Rapid cooking
  • Budget-friendly
  • Consumes more electricity, being a high-power induction cooktop

Prestige PIC 16.0+

  • 1600W Power
  • Concealed/Feather touch buttons
  • Anti Magnetic Wall
  • Auto pan-detection – automatic shut off when no pan detected
  • Pause function
  • Inbuilt timer
  • Keeps food warm
  • Power Saver Technology
  • Unique Dual Heat Sensors
  • Aerodynamic Cooling System
  • Automatic voltage regulator
  • 1-Year Warranty
  • Aftersales service available
  • Moderately priced
  • Long-lasting with proper use and care
  • Easy to use
  • Light weight
  • Simple to operate.
  • Easy to maintain.
  •  Since it is not a high-power cooktop, it is not as fast as some of the other higher-power cooktops.

Pigeon Rapido Anti-Skid

  • 2100W power
  • Feather-touch control panel
  • Extra wide surface to accomodate big-size pots and pans
  • Heavy duty
  • Auto pan-detection
  • Automatic shut off when no pan detected
  • Inbuilt timer
  • Keeps food warm
  • Anti-skid ring ensures the cooktop doesnot move about on the platform accidentally
  • Child Lock feature available
  • 1-Year Warranty
  • Aftersales service available
  • 2100W power enables you to have dinner ready at super-speed
  • Child lock feature is extra-useful for people with kids or pets
  • Anti-skid ring is also a useful feature adding to the safety and durability of the product
  • Higher power will mean higher electricity usage

Prestige PIC 6.0 V3

  • 2000W power
  • Soft touch Control panel
  • Dual heat sensors for optimized heating
  • Unique design to prevent the entry of insects
  • Aerodynamic Cooling system
  • High/Low Voltage protection
  • Auto pan-detection
  • Automatic shut off when no pan detected
  • Pause function 
  • Inbuilt timer
  • Keeps food warm
  • Anti magnetic wall
  • Child Lock
  • 1-Year Warranty
  • After sales service available
  •  Being a high-power cooktop, it cooks fast
  • Child lock is a great plus to have
  • Anti-magnetic wall takes care of any possiblity of radiation
  • Higher electricity consumption as it is a high-power induction cooktop

Philips HD4929

    • 2100W power
    • Cool-to-touch surface
    • Soft touch Control panel
    • Automatic shut off when no pan detected
    • Micro crystal plate
    • Auto pan-detection
    • Inbuilt timer
    • Keeps food warm
    • 1-Year Warranty
    • Aftersales service available
  • Easy to use
  • Beautiful design
  • High-power IC delivers superfast cooking for busy people
  • Like other high-power cooktops, this one too comes with high electriciy usage

Prestige PIC 3.1 V3

  • 2000W power
  • Pressure Cooker whistle preset function
  • Dual heat sensors for optimized heating
  • High/Low Voltage protection
  • Feather touch Control panel
  • Auto pan-detection
  • Automatic shut off when no pan detected
  • Anti magnetic wall
  • Inbuilt timer
  • Keeps food warm
  • 1-Year Warranty
  • After sales service available
  •  Higher power brings speed to the daily cooking time
  • Preset pressure cooker whistle is useful for people who use pressure cookers for everyday cooking
  • Same as other high-power ICs, this cooktop will contribute to higher electricity consumption

Philips Viva Collection HD4938-01

    • 2100W power
    • Cool-touch surface provides user safety
    • 24-hours preset timer function for delayed cooking
    • High quality full glass panel for premium finish and easy cooking
    • Soft touch Control panel
    • Auto pan-detection
    • Automatic shut off when no pan detected
    • Inbuilt timer
    • Keeps food warm
    • Child Lock
    • 1-Year Warranty
    • After sales service available
  • High-power means fast cooking
  • Child lock enhances the safety of the cooktop
  • Lovely design
  • High electricity consumption resulting from using a high-powered induction cooktop

If you are on a low budget or if you live in a place with frequent and long power cuts, or if the power supply at your place is of low voltage, then you might want to refer to our upcoming list of low cost Induction cooktops. Or you might want to think of buying a hybrid gas plus induction cooktop. 

So that’s a wrap on our top choice of induction cooktops available in India as of now.

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