Decoder analyzed more than 34,014 reviews to find which air conditioners under $1300 are loved by shoppers, and which ones standout based on the following important qualities:
- Cooling Power
- Energy Efficiency
- Noise Level
- Fan Speed Options
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Great for smaller rooms, this air conditioner can quickly cool down a space and does an excellent job at reducing humidity. Although it is not as powerful as some larger air conditioners, it is more energy efficient and reasonably priced.
Rank based on 2,178 reviews
This air conditioner is perfect for those who need to cool or heat an entire upstairs (or required area). It is super efficient and economical to operate, very quiet, and the fan speed options are efficient and quiet.
Rank based on 256 reviews
This small air conditioner is a great choice for those looking to cool a small space quickly, quietly, and efficiently.
Rank based on 336 reviews
This air conditioner is a great choice for those looking for an efficient and effective way to cool a room. It is also energy efficient and has different fan speed options.
Rank based on 1,349 reviews
Overall, this is a great air conditioner with efficient cooling power, different fan speed options, and energy-saving features. The only drawback is that some customers have found it lacking on very hot days or in larger rooms.
Rank based on 577 reviews
This air conditioner is quick, efficient, and features a powerful dehumidifier function. However, it is quite noisy, even on the quietest setting.
Rank based on 643 reviews
This air conditioner is perfect for small spaces and actually helps improve air quality with its dehumidification function. Some find it noisy, but others appreciate the noise level.
Rank based on 431 reviews
An affordable and energy-efficient option that is great at cooling small spaces and removing humidity. Some found it too noisy, however.
Rank based on 518 reviews
A great choice for those looking for a portable air conditioner that can cool a room quickly and efficiently. The dehumidifier setting may not be as effective as some would hope, but the unit is still Energy efficient and overall does a great job cooling.
Rank based on 800 reviews