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What is the Best Compact Dishwasher You Can Buy in 2021? HAVA TDQR01 Portable Dishwasher Review

What is the Best Compact Dishwasher You Can Buy in 2021? HAVA TDQR01 Portable Dishwasher Review

“Every day it feels like that we don’t have enough time for everything. Each day our lives become busier and busier. Considering our convenience, we have moved into apartments which are closer to the city. Space is the biggest constraint when we are living in an apartment.”

Countertop Dishwasher, HAVA Portable Dishwashers with 5 L Built-in Water Tank & Inlet Hose, 6 Programs, Baby Care, Air-Drying Function for Small Apartments, Dorms and RVs

Doing dishes every day might feel like a headache when you are living a busy life. A dishwasher is a good alternative that we can consider at this point. But are there any dishwashers that can fit into a small apartment? Yes, HAVA TDQR01 Portable Dishwasher can do that job for you.

I think you feel like HAVA TDQR01 Portable Dishwasher is already screaming that it’s a compact-sized kitchen appliance. Now you might be worried over the number of plate settings it can wash in one go. Let’s read the review about HAVA Portable Dishwasher first.

Does This Dishwasher Fit Only Into a Kitchen in an Apartment?

The answer is no. Because of its compact size and portability, you can easily take it anywhere to do your dishes. Let’s see some examples.

  1. Small-sized houses
  2. Apartments
  3. Dorms
  4. Boats
  5. Campers/RVs
  6. Office Pantry

Design and the Look


When we are selecting a dishwasher for your small space, you should consider its dimensions. If not, when you finally take the dishwasher home, it might not be a good fit for your kitchen.

  • Length – 16.9’’
  • Width – 16.8’’
  • Height – 18.1’’

You must be surprised and confused. A dishwasher this small? How many plates can it wash? Let’s keep reading.

Shape and Look

HAVA TDQR01 Portable Dishwasher has a cubic shape. But towards the top, this shape has changed a bit. There are two color options to select from for this dishwasher.

  1. Black Door Option
  2. White Door Option

The majority of the HAVA Portable Dishwasher consists color white. The only thing that the manufacture has changed in two options is the color of the door. Although it’s not much, you can select one from these two to match your kitchen’s theme.

LED Display and Control Panel

On the top surface with an incline to the front, you will find the control panel for the HAVA Portable Dishwashers. There are buttons, indicators, and a timer on this panel.

  • Timer

Timer indicates how many minutes are left to finish the cleaning. Time can change based on the cleaning cycle you choose.

  • Buttons

All the buttons on this panel are touch-sensitive. Fancy right?

  1. Power button
  2. Start/Pause
  3. Mode
  4. Fruit
  5. Baby Care/ Heavy
  6. Eco
  7. Speed
  8. Normal
  9. Dry

We will discuss these different options under different topics.

  • Indicators

You can find all the indicators in the LED display, which shows the timer. The Temperature or error code display, dry indicator, and the door opened are few indicators you can see here.

Placing the Tableware in Your HAVA TDQR01 Portable Dishwasher

  • How many plate settings can fit into HAVA TDQR01 Portable Dishwasher?

You can comfortably place four table settings in this dishwasher. It can wash a lot compared to its size. To give a better idea to you, I will list down everything you store into this dishwasher in one go.

  1. Dinner Plates x 4
  2. Small Plates x 4
  3. Cups x 4
  4. Serving Bowls x 4
  5. Glass x 1
  6. Spoons x 7
  7. Forks x 7
  8. Knives x 7
  • What is the size of the dinner plate that fits the HAVA TDQR01 Portable Countertop Dishwasher?

10’’ is the plate size you can place in the dishwasher when it is fully loaded. But you can even insert a 12’’ plate at an angle.

  • Are there separate racks for each tableware?

Yes, when you open the door of this dishwasher, you can pull out all the racks that suppose to hold each item. Besides that, cutlery basket allows them to clean better rather than placing upon each other.

  • Can you wash fruits in this dishwasher?

Well, this came to me as a surprise as well. But you can wash fruits and vegetables using HAVA TDQR01 Portable Dishwashers. There is a separate button for this option, and they give you a basket to place all your fruits.

Effective Cleaning

HAVA TDQR01 Portable Dishwasher has spinning arms that spin upto 360˚ degrees. You can find them on top and bottom both. These arms make the cleaning more effective and get rid of all the stubborn dirt.

Does HAVA TDQR01 Portable Countertop Dishwasher Water Tank?

This news may come as a surprise to you, but it is true. HAVA TDQR01 Portable Countertop Dishwasher has a 5L water tank that you can use instead of faucet mode. Even without a water line, you can wash your dishes using this dishwasher.

What are the Different Wash Cycles?

We saw there are five (5) separate buttons that you can use for different washing methods.


Normal69Ideal for general loads
Speed29For quick washes with light dirt
Eco59Save more water and electricity
Baby Care89Through long wash to kill germs
Fruit19Quick non heated wash


Can I Dry the Tableware in HAVA Portable Dishwashers?

You know most of the dishwashers do not dry the tableware. It is troublesome to dry them by hand when you have a separate machine for dishes. But there is a dry option available in HAVA Portable Dishwashers. You will never have to worry over the tableware cleaning if you have this dishwasher at your home.

Clog-Free Filter

HAVA TDQR01 Portable Countertop Dishwasher has a fine filter that can filter the dirty water well so that no food will clog the machine. As it is a detachable filter, you can remove and clean it anytime.

Wash with Less Water

Do you know that HAVA TDQR01 Portable Dishwasher can save water up to 83%? It will take only take 5L to wash a load where you spend 38L to hand wash them.


Dishwasher has ivolved a lot in the recent past. We can consider water tank, machine dry, wash cycles, and water conservation as the highlights of the HAVA Portable Dishwashers. If you are thinking of buying a dishwasher, I seriously recommend this for you.

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