Carrier CAI18EK3R30F0 ESKO NEO-i INV
Split Air Conditioners

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Feb 17, 2022 by Trend In Stars team

Review of Carrier 1.5 Ton 3 Star Inverter Split AC (Copper CAI18EK3R30F0 ESKO NEO-i INVERTER R32 White)

Key Features:

1.5 Tons

3 Star

Copper Coil


PM 2.5

Carrier CAI18EK3R30F0 ESKO NEO-i INV Review

This 2019 AC comes with an Inverter Compressor that offers several benefits like fast cooling, consistent temperature and less electricity consumption. Inverter Compressor produce less vibration, so are more durable, requires less maintenance and makes very less noise. Powerful cooling capacity of 1.5 Tons makes it suitable for medium sized room or office space up to 150 square feet in normal scenarios.

Another major feature of this AC is its PM 2.5 and HD Filter that purifies air by removing odors, allergens, dust and other harmful particles and makes the indoor air fresh and healthy for you to breathe in. This AC comes with the energy efficiency rating of 3 Stars, with only 1058.16 Kilowatt Hours of Annual Energy Consumption makes this AC moderately energy efficient and perfect for those whose usage in a day is not that high. 100% copper enables enhances heat exchange, increases efficiency and lasts long in all weather conditions with minimum maintenance. Stabilizer Free operation with wide voltage range protects the critical components of this AC during unexpected voltage fluctuations. Use of the the R-32 refrigerant means that this AC emits fewer greenhouse gases and requires less refrigerant volume to operate.

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Brand Carrier
Energy Efficiency 3 Star
Capacity 1.5 Tons
Annual Energy Consumption 1058.16 Kilowatt Hours
Noise Level 38 dB
Installation Type Split System
Part Number CAI18EK3R30F0 ESKO NEO-i INV
Special Features Inverter, Dust_filter, Dehumidifier
Colour White
Control Console Remote Control
Voltage 230 Volts
Material Plastic
Included Components 1 Main unit Warranty card
Batteries Required No
Battery Cell Type Alkaline
Manufacturer Carrier Midea India Pvt. Ltd.
Country of Origin India


  • Auto Cleanser- Saves you hours of cleaning by automatically cleansing AC fins.
  • Auto Mode- When the air conditioner is set in Auto Mode, it will automatically select the fan speed, operation mode basis the differential between the set temperature and room temperature.
  • Follow Me- Gives you quicker and targeted cooling near the remote even in a bigger room.
  • High Ambient Working at 52 deg. C- Keeps you cool even at a temperature as high as 52 deg. C
  • My Mode- Saves your personal setting preferences of AC temperature, fan speed and operation mode.
  • PM 2.5 Filter- Cleans air by filtering out PM 2.5 particles and other pollutants.
  • Refrigerant R-32- Refrigerant used in this AC is R32.
  • Sleep Mode- Ensures a comfort cooling experience by increasing the temperature by 1 deg. C per hour for first two hours, then holding it steady for next five hours and finally switching off the AC.
  • Stabilizer Free Operation- Works efficiently without stabilizer between 150V-280V even at 48 deg.C

Carrier CAI18EK3R30F0 ESKO NEO-i INV Trends & Statistics

Reviews by verified buyer helps!

459 verified buyers peronally used it and overall loved this Carrier CAI18EK3R30F0 ESKO NEO-i INV model as the review rating of 4.1 out of 5 suggests.

Overall Rating*    (459 reviews)

4.1 out of 5

Is this price Worth it? See the Alternatives and Price Comparison!

Current price ₹35,475 of this model is within the price range ₹27,499 to ₹38,490 of models with similar set of features and is 7.52% higher than average price in this range.



₹35,475 as of 17/02/2022 10:33PM IST

See how much Carrier CAI18EK3R30F0 ESKO NEO-i INV is popular compared to its alternatives!

Currenty ranking at 64th position in Amazons Best Selling Air Conditioners in India. Compared to the popularity of its alternatives with a similar set of features, this model is moderately popular among buyers. 




Please Note: Product prices and availability are accurate as of Feb 17, 2022 11:45PM IST and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product.

Alternatives With Set Of Similar Features

Undoubtedly Carrier CAI18EK3R30F0 ESKO NEO-i INV is one of the best Split Air Conditioners model currently available in the market but there are alternatives available too and you can consider those in place of this product. We have anaysed 205 latest best selling Split Air Conditioners and came up with below suggestions which are offering more or less similar features.

Panasonic CS/CU-SU18WKYW will give you extra key features at almost same price. You will be getting Wi-Fi Smart features extra.

AmazonBasics SOL18FS3 will give you same set of key features at cheaper price. It will save you ₹7,976 on purchase price.

Panasonic CS/CU-KU18WKY-1 points to higher customer satisfaction (4.3 Stars) compare to this Carrier CAI18EK3R30F0 ESKO NEO-i INV (4.1 Stars) model.

Panasonic CS/CU-RU18XKYT offers same features but is more popular (rank #16) compare to this Carrier CAI18EK3R30F0 ESKO NEO-i INV (rank #64) model.

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Carrier as Split Air Conditioners brand

Carrier is USA origin brand and is selling really good quality of Split Air Conditioners in India. Carrier Global Corporation is founded in 1915 manufacturing and distributing heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems

Based on 3875 reviews of 6 Carrier Split Air Conditioners we can on average say that, they are rated Better on Value for money, Better on Energy efficiency, Better on Noise Level, Better on Remote Control and Better on Sleep mode parameter

Customer satisfaction reflecting from review rating (avg 4.17 stars) by verified buyers shows that the Carrier Split Air Conditioners provide Better customer satisfaction than its competitors like Daikin, Sanyo and other in this category.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much room size does this 1.5 Tons AC cover?

This 1.5 Tons AC will cover room size upto 250 sq.ft. in normal scenarios. You should consider going for higher capacity AC if your place is going to be crowded or have more number of heat generating appliances or big windows in the direction where direct sunlight is expected.

Should I buy a 4 star AC instead of this 3 Star AC?

It all depends on your usage. If you are planning to use this AC only for a few hours in a day then stick to this 3 Star AC as it will save you money on initial cost. If you are going to use it for longer hours like overnight then go for 4 Star AC.

Does having an Inverter Compressor is better and what difference will it make?

Inverter AC is more energy efficient and will save you money on monthly bills. Inverter air conditioner consumes 30 to 50% less energy than a non-inverter AC. Surely the AC with Inverter Compressor is much more costlier than the non Inverter one.

How much is the warranty on this product?

1 year on product 1 year on condenser 10 years on compressor


So if you are looking for a best Split Air Conditioners for room size upto 250 sq.ft. with Moderate usage and high energy efficiency then Carrier CAI18EK3R30F0 ESKO NEO-i INV is right for you. It offers durability and all weather endurance with the help of copper coil. Air purification feature ensures that you and your loved ones are breathing healthy air. Inverter compressor ensures this AC goes easy on your pocket by reducing your monthly electricity bills. Carrier CAI18EK3R30F0 ESKO NEO-i INV is one of best setting product available online in its category and is Very Very Popular among buyers. It will surely give you Good satisfaction.