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13 Mini and Standing Portable Aircon In Singapore For Every Household

Living in a tropical country, Singaporeans experience a hot and humid climate almost all year round. As such, we tend to turn to air conditioning for comfort, especially during the hottest months of May and June.

To aid in your search for the perfect appliance that’ll meet all your cooling needs, we’ve listed 13 portable aircons you can find in Singapore with their prices, pros and cons and specifications included! 

Note: In this article, we defined low power consumption as below 1000W.

Standing Portable Aircon

Standing portable aircons are a great alternative to central aircons as they require less electricity and are easier to install. Simply extend an exhaust hose out of the window to allow hot air to escape out the room.

1. PowerPac iFAN Portable Air Cooler IF7880 ($175)

white ifan portable zircon

Features
Oscillation and adjustable air louvre
Built-in ioniser
Anti-static dust filter
4 speed options
2-year warranty


The iFAN portable air cooler has cooling pads on 3 sides and can reduce the temperature of the room by 3 – 5°C. It’s hassle-free and easy to use as water can be refilled by opening the top cover.

Plus, it also comes with a remote control so you can adjust it without having to leave your seat!

Specifications
• Dimensions: 32cm (L) x 27cm (W) x 86cm (H)
• Weight: 8kg
• Water tank capacity: 11L, 18L
• Power consumption: 80W
• Area of coverage: 150sq ft
• Colour(s): White

ProsCons
  • Comes with wheels
  • 2-year warranty
  • Anti-static dust filter
  • Comes with a remote control
  • Energy-saving
  • Requires self-installation
  • Inconvenient as water needs to be manually refilled
  • 2. EuropAce 3-in-1 Portable Aircon ($389+)

    white europace portable aircon

    Features
    Oscillation and adjustable air louvre
    3-in-1 mode: air conditioner, fan and dehumidifier
    Low noise level (<54dB)


    EuropAce 3-in-1 portable aircon is perfect for Singapore’s humid weather as it works as an air-conditioner, fan and dehumidifier all together!

    Also, you’ll be pleased to know that it’s energy efficient as it has a smart mode which automatically switches from aircon to fan when the desired temperature is reached.

    Specifications
    • Dimensions: 27cm (L) x 69.5cm (W) x 48cm (H)
    • Weight: 29kg
    • Power consumption: 1200W
    • Area of coverage: 170 sq ft
    • Colour(s): White

    ProsCons
  • Comes with wheels
  • Self-evaporative
  • 5-year warranty on compressor
  • Low noise level (below 54dB)
  • 3 functions: air conditioner, fan and dehumidifier
  • Self-evaporative
  • Installation charges: $60+
  • 3. Midea Portable Aircon 9000BTU ($399+)

    white midea portable aircon

    Features
    Oscillation
    Built-in ioniser
    Low noise level (<52.5dB)


    The Midea portable aircon includes a remote control that has built-in temperature sensors. These sensors allow the appliance to gauge its surrounding temperature and adjust accordingly to provide a tailored cooling experience.

    Specifications
    • Dimensions: 87cm (L) x 47cm (W) x 41cm (H)
    • Weight: 25.5kg
    • Power consumption: 1135W
    • Area of coverage: 120 – 230 sq ft
    • Colour(s): White

    Pros
    Cons
  • Comes with wheels
  • Self-evaporative
  • Low noise level (below 52.5dB)
  • Requires self-installation
  • 4. TCL Portable Aircon TAC-10CPA ($388+)

    white tcl portable aircon

    Features
    3-in-1 function: aircon, fan and dehumidifier
    Double condenser system for enhanced cooling effect
    5-year warranty for compressor
    Low noise level (53dB)


    TCL portable aircon TAC-10CPA uses a patented and exclusive nano technology that allows for faster evaporation and long-lasting durability. This prevents water damage and leaks and reduces the need to clear out excess water! 

    This portable aircon can also enhance air purifying and self-cleaning.

    Specifications
    • Dimensions: 69cm (L) x 41.5cm (W) x 31.5cm (H)
    • Weight: 26kg
    • Power consumption: 1195W
    • Area of coverage: 120 – 200 sq ft
    • Colour(s): White

    ProsCons
  • Comes with wheels
  • Self-evaporative
  • 5-year warranty on compressor
  • Low noise level (53db)
  • Self-evaporative
  • Requires self-installation
  • 5. Avolta PC35-AMK/S Portable Aircon ($488+)

    white avolta portable aircon

    Features
    4-in-1 functions: aircon, heater, fan, dehumidifier
    1-year warranty for all parts
    1-year on-site full coverage protection warranty
    6-year warranty on compressor


    For the environmentally conscious, you’ll be glad to know that Avolta’s high efficiency compressor uses a natural refrigerant that doesn’t affect the ozone layer.

    You can switch the air outlets to change usage simply by lifting the ducts and switching them around. It has a high cooling capacity and strong airflow of up to 6m. 

    Furthermore, this portable aircon is easy to clean — just remove the air filter and wash it with neutral detergent and lukewarm water!

    Specifications
    • Dimensions: 69cm (L) x 41.5cm (W) x 31.5cm (H)
    • Weight: 29.5kg
    • Power consumption: 1480W
    • Area of coverage: 160 – 220 sq ft
    • Colour(s): White

    ProsCons
  • Comes with wheels
  • Self-evaporative
  • 1-year all parts warranty
  • 1-year on-site full coverage protection warranty
  • 6-year warranty on compressor
  • Eco-friendly
  • Requires self-installation (installation fees start from $45)
  • 6. Harsons Portable Aircon PAC-14TK22 ($525+)

    white harsons portable aircon

    Features
    Touch screen panel
    1-year warranty for parts
    5-year warranty for compressor
    Low noise level (54dB)


    Harsons portable aircon PAC-14TK22 has an auto-evaporation system that comes with a 2m exhaust hose. With this system, you can use the device for prolonged periods of time without having to worry about water drainage. 

    If you’re a light sleeper, this portable aircon ensures that you’ll get a restful night’s sleep as it operates at a low noise level of 54dB.

    Specifications
    • Dimensions: 35.4cm (L) x 43.3cm (W) x 71.9cm (H)
    • Weight: 31kg
    • Power consumption: 1200W
    • Area of coverage: 160 – 270 sq ft
    • Colour(s): White

    ProsCons
  • Comes with wheels
  • Self-evaporative
  • 1-year warranty for parts
  • 5-year warranty for compressor
  • Low noise level (54dB)
  • Requires self-installation (installation fees start from $65)
  • 7. SONA Portable Aircon SACN6288 ($589+)

    white sofa 14000 but portable aircon

    Features
    Oscillation
    3 speed options
    Low noise level (54dB)

    Despite its low noise level of 54dB, the SONA SACN6288 has one of the most powerful cooling capacities at 14,000 BTU per hour. It has dehumidification features and is capable of self-diagnosis so you’ll be able to identify the problem quickly.

    Specifications
    • Dimensions: 43.5cm (L) x 35cm (W) x 71.5cm (H)
    • Weight: 31kg
    • Power consumption: 2080W
    • Area of coverage: 220 sq ft
    • Colour(s): White

    ProsCons
  • Comes with wheels
  • Self-evaporative
  • Low noise level (54dB)
  • Requires self-installation (installation fees start from $60)
  • 8. Close Comfort Cool Focus Portable Aircon ($569)

    Close Comfort Cool Focus Portable Aircon

    Features
    Low power consumption (300W)
    2-year warranty

    This Close Comfort Cool Focus portable aircon is lightweight and extremely energy-saving as it only uses 300W per hour! Unlike other portable aircons that work to cool an entire room, this product focuses on the user alone. 

    Additionally, it should be used with a window or door open since warm exhaust air will be produced.

    Specifications
    • Dimensions: 41cm (L) x 31cm (W) x 61cm (H)
    • Weight: 17kg
    • Power consumption: 300W
    • Area of coverage: 1 – 1.5m (localised cooling)
    • Colour(s): White

    Pros
    Cons
  • Comes with wheels
  • Self-evaporative
  • 2-year warranty
  • Low power consumption (300W)
  • Requires self-installation
  • Must be used next to a window or door
  • 9. Honeywell Portable Aircon MN10CES ($679)

    black honeywell portable aircon

    Features
    Low power consumption (900W)
    3 speed options
    1-year warranty on spare parts and labour
    5-year warranty on compressor


    The Honeywell portable aircon MN10CES comes with 3 fan speeds and a remote control for easier speed and temperature control. It’s able to cool an area of up to 400 sq ft and its fan mode helps to circulate the surrounding air when cooling isn’t required. 

    Furthermore, this portable aircon features a washable electrostatic filter that catches unwanted dust particles in the air, ensuring that you enjoy cool and clean air.

    Specifications
    • Dimensions: 46cm (L) x 38.5cm (W) x 74.6cm (H)
    • Weight: 29kg
    • Power consumption: 900W
    • Area of coverage: 400 sq ft
    • Colour(s): Black

    ProsCons
  • Self-evaporative
  • 1-year warranty on spare parts and labour
  • 5-year warranty on compressor
  • Low power consumption (900W)
  • Requires self-installation
  • 10. Novita Coolplus™ 3-In-1 Portable Air Conditioner NAC12000 ($768+)

    white native cool plus portable aircon

    Features
    Blue-fin cooling technology
    Oscillation and adjustable air louvre
    3-in-1 mode: aircon, fan, dehumidifier
    3 speed options
    1-year warranty


    Novita Coolplus 3-in-1 portable aircon is designed with a blue-fin cooling technology that allows the appliance to clean itself automatically. This prevents salt and acid deposits from accumulating and helps to protect against corrosion due to air and water. 

    This unique technology also conserves energy and enhances the aircon’s cooling capacity and efficiency at the same time! As excess moisture will be expelled through the exhaust hose, you won’t have to empty out the water tank manually.

    Specifications
    • Dimensions: 45cm (L) x 39.6cm (W) x 74.5cm (H)
    • Weight: 32.7kg
    • Power consumption: 1400W
    • Area of coverage: 250 sq ft
    • Colour(s): White

    ProsCons
  • Comes with wheels
  • Self-evaporative
  • 1-year warranty
  • Blue-fin cooling technology
  • Requires self-installation (installation fees start from $60)
  • Mini Portable Aircon

    Another variation of portable aircons are mini ones that require manual refilling of water. They’re much smaller, lighter and more affordable than their standing counterparts.

    11. Mini USB Portable Aircon ($14.90+)

    Mini USB Portable Aircon

    Features
    7 colour LED ambient light
    Adjustable air louvre
    4-in-1 function: aircon, purifier, humidifier, night light
    3 speed options
    1-month local warranty


    The mini USB portable aircon is the most affordable appliance we have on our list. It effectively cools, humidifies and purifies the surrounding air while doubling up as a night lamp with its in-built LED ambient light. 

    In addition, its small size makes it easy for you to enjoy fresh, cool air wherever you are!

    Specifications
    • Dimensions: 14.5cm (L) x 16.2cm (W) x 16cm (H)
    • Weight: 800g
    • Water tank capacity: 500mL
    • Power consumption: 5W
    • Colour(s): White

    ProsCons
  • 1-month local warranty
  • Water needs to be manually refilled
  • 12. Xiaomi Microhoo Air Conditioner ($29.90+)

    Xiaomi Microhoo Air Conditioner

    Features
    1L water tank
    3-in-1 multifunction design: aircon, purifier, dehumidifier


    The Xiaomi Microhoo aircon releases cool air by churning cold water in its 1L water tank. It’s compact, lightweight and can last up to 5 hours. To top it off, it only uses 6W per hour, which is equivalent to the power consumption of a light bulb!

    For optimal usage of this appliance, you can cool the water tank in the refrigerator or add ice in the water.

    Specifications
    • Dimensions: 20cm (L) x 20cm (W) x 18cm (H)
    • Weight: 12.06kg
    • Water tank capacity: 1L
    • Power consumption: 6W
    • Colour(s): White

    ProsCons
  • Low power consumption (6W)
  • Water needs to be manually refilled
  • Short battery life of 5 hours
  • 13. NexFan Mini Portable Air Conditioner ($39.99+)

    white nexfan mini portable aircon

    Features
    4-in-1 functions: aircon, dehumidifier, purifier, aroma diffuser
    UV-C technology


    NexFan Mini Portable Air Conditioner uses UV-C technology throughout its structural design, which effectively kills bacteria and microorganisms in the water. It’s connected by a USB interface to a power supply, which can be power banks, laptops etc. 

    Its portability and lightweight means that it can be used outdoors or in a car as well. A ¾ filled water tank can last up to 8 hours!

    Specifications
    • Dimensions: 16.6cm (L) x 14.4cm (W) x 15.9cm (H)
    • Weight: 800g
    • Power consumption: 10W
    • Colour(s): Black, white

    ProsCons
  • Low power consumption (10W)
  • Water needs to be manually refilled
  • FAQs About Buying A Portable Aircon In Singapore

    Is it worth buying a portable aircon?

    This depends on your needs and lifestyle preferences! If you don’t wish to install an aircon permanently, a portable one can be a good alternative to cooling your room. They generally require less cleaning and servicing than central aircon, and installation costs are typically lower.

    However, do note that these appliances aren’t suitable for cooling more than 1 room at a time. Additionally, some may not be ideal for cooling big spaces like living rooms due to their limited area of coverage.

    How long does it take for a portable aircon to cool a room?

    This depends on the model and area of coverage of the portable aircon. In general, they usually take at least 15 minutes to lower the room temperature by 5°C.

    How long do portable aircons last?

    There are a few factors that affect the lifespan of a portable aircon including usage frequency and maintenance. On average, they can last up to 10 years with proper care and maintenance.

    Article by:
    Hui Bin Chan
    Contributors:
    One of Hui Bin's favourite recreational activities has to be watching movies of all genres (except comedies) and languages. She's also part of her school's Taekwondo team and a big lover of spicy food!

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