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5 Best Condom Brands in India as per User Reviews - Types of Condoms

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Medically Reviewed by Dr. Deepika Tiwari - MBBS on 03 Oct 2018 - Written by Dr. Kavita Jaggi Agrawal - MBBS - Grammatically Approved by Dr. Sailaja Vuppu - MBBS

Condom brands in India are available in different types. These different types of condoms include Manforce, Moods, Skore, Durex, and Kohinoor. Each of the condoms available undergo a series of tests to make sure that couples can use them without any side effects. The cost of the condoms is much affordable for users.

In India, until a few years ago, condom was considered a taboo. However, with the advancement of liberal media and branding efforts of Condom manufacturers, things have changed to a great extent. Now people understand that condoms are not only a family planning tool, but also provide protection against Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and infections. In this article, we bring you a list of condom brands in India, which are most trusted and preferred based on reviews, popularity and product satisfaction. Below is the list of 5 best and safe condom brands, which are easily available in any of your nearby pharmacy no matter where you are located in India.

1- Manforce Condoms

Manufacturer: Mankind Pharma Ltd.

Manforce is a premium quality condom brand under the guidelines of ISO certification. Being one of the highest grossing condom brands in India, Manforce comes under 7 arousing varieties. The best thing about Manforce condoms is that they are super smooth and comes with strongly built latex, which provides maximum satisfaction along with protection. Manforce is a product of Mankind Pharma Ltd, which is one of the top pharmaceutical companies in India. Chocolate, Strawberry, Coffee are some of the flavors which were popularized by Manforce for the first time in India. Mankind follows the honest business ethics and each condom is prepared under Air Burst Technology for maximum satisfaction.

Manforce condom

Manforce provides the ultimate thrill with varieties such as smooth, ultra, dotted, ribbed and contoured. Glossed with Benzocaine cream, Manforce provides prolonged pleasure during your lovemaking sessions.

1- User Rating: 4.6 out of 5

2- Material: Latex skin, Natural Flavors, Slightly thicker skin than other brands.

3- Standard Dimensions: Length is up to 7.50 inch/190 mm, Normal width 2.09 inch/53mm

4- Standard Tests: Air Burst Tested, Dermatologically tested and 100% electronically tested.

5- Special Variants include: Low latex, smooth scented condoms.

6- Price: 

  • Manforce Wild Condom 10 piece pack for Rs 80
  • Manforce Litchi Flavoured - 1500 Dots Combo 2 for Rs 140
  • Manforce SUNNY EDITION with Skore- Dotted & Not out Condom Condom- 30 piece pack for Rs 174

User reviews on Manforce Condoms:

“Gives more pleasure, strawberry flavour” -by Fareeth Khan

“Awesome product, worth for money” -by Subh Kant

2- Moods Condoms

Manufacturer: HLL Lifecare

Moods condoms are one of the leading condom brands in India manufactured under HLL Lifecare. This specific brand of condoms is known for their exciting aromas and thin but strong texture. Endorsed by popular Bollywood Actress-Sunny Leone, Moods is known for adding the oomph factor during your intimate times.

Moods condom

Moods condoms are a huge popularity in India and many parts of the globe such as Canada, Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe, South America and Caribbean Islands. Moods condoms come under 20 exciting varieties with unstoppable flavours.

1- User Rating: 4.2 out of 5

2- Material: Latex skin, thin skin for better heat transfer, good for oral sex

3- Standard Dimensions:  Width: 1.93/ 49 mm, Length: Up to 6.7/170 mm, thickness- 0.0024/0.062 mm

4- Standard Tests: Air Burst Tested, Dermatologically tested and 100% electronically tested.

5- Special Variants include: Thinner condoms with reservoir tip

6- Price:

  • Moods cool- pack of 12 pieces for Rs 100
  • Moods blaze- pack of 12 pieces for Rs 100
  • Moods Variety- pack of 15 pieces for Rs 130
  • Moods 1500 Dots- pack of 12 pieces for Rs 100

User reviews on Manforce Condoms:

“Product is amazing & original nice.” -by Nik

“Good quality product.” -by Mohammad Abass Joo

3- Skore Condoms

Manufacturer: TTK Group

Skore is one of the popular condom brands manufactured in India by TTK Group. It was one of the condom brands who although came as a private player in Indian market, but had the outlook to provide the best working condom in a cheaper price. Now, Skore has engulfed almost half of Indian market with their wide range of flavor and variety. Skore is known to use best quality latex to provide you extra sensation for your sexy time.

Skore Condom

The chief variants for which Skore is one of the best condom brands in India are the range of colored, fruit flavored, dotted and climax delay condoms which come with the best latex in the industry as confidently claimed by the brand.

1- User Rating: 4.0 out of 5

2- Material: Latex skin with strong built. Comes with aroma, warm buttons and flavor

3- Standard Dimensions: Straight walled and teat ended condoms with Length: 119- 130 mm, Width: 50- 53mm.

4- Standard Tests: Air Burst Tested, Dermatologically tested and 100% electronically tested

5- Special Variants include, condoms having natural additives to make variants smell better

6- Price:

  • Skore banana flavored condom- 10 piece pack for Rs 80
  • Skore skin thin condoms- 10 piece pack for Rs 120
  • Skore zig zag dotted & ribbed condoms- 10 piece pack for Rs 120

User reviews on Skore Condoms:

“Best Condoms ever, your lady will go crazy by the dots on the condoms. Built only for those men with great stamina.” -by One Night Stand

“Very good product. Highly recommended for smooth drive” -by Vinayak Shukla

4- Durex Condoms

Manufacturer: SSL International (UK)

Durex is the range of condoms manufactured under the trademark of SSL International (UK). With 12 variants of latex condoms and a lot of pleasurable flavors, Durex stands as one of the most popular condom brands in India. Durex has over 97 years of experience of manufacturing condoms. So it is safe to say that every single one is the product of a process that is tried and tested. Each of the condoms is tested electronically, with samples from every batch also inflated with air to test their strength.

International standards demand that a condom should contain 18 liters of air in ‘Air Burst Test’ for it to be long lasting. A Durex condom will typically expand to hold 40 liters of air without bursting. Sample condoms are also filled with water to make sure they do not leak. All condom types are also dermatologically tested. In fact, if one sample does not pass any of their 18 tests, the whole batch of up to 432,000 condoms does not leave the factory.

Durex Condom

The company also has a team of researchers looking for new ways to improve their products or for spotting new trends in sexual behavior that may lead to a whole new product range. The flavors used in Durex Condoms are not artificial and are mostly made out of natural sources, which do not mess up your partner’s Ph levels.

1- User Rating: 3.8 out of 5

2- Material: Transparent and lubricated natural rubber latex condoms with quality standards to make sure that there is no loss of sensitivity and it stays durable even during rigorous rides.

3- Standard Dimensions: Straight walled and teat ended condoms with Length: 180 mm, Width: 53 mm

4- Standard Tests: Air Burst Tested, Dermatologically tested and 100% electronically tested.

5- Special Variants include condoms having

  • Special climax-control lubricants- Benzocaine, that helps to last longer
  • Natural additives to make variants smell better

6- Price:

  • Durex Excite me- 10 pieces for Rs 165
  • Durex Extended Pleasure- 10 pieces for Rs 165
  • Durex feel thin- 10 pieces for Rs 180

User Reviews on Durex Condoms:

“You get in and out without her knowing you have it. If you are into wild things then I suggest keep a check on your guard occasionally. Any entry is possible, club it with KY jelly to slide smoothly and extend your play.
Have fun.” -by Siddharth Saxena

“I literally had to play the "I JUST HAD SEX" song by Akon after using this.” -by Weibalajied H

“Loved it. Very thin and durable condoms. Next level experience.” -by Azzuon 

“This has been one of my go-to condoms for a while (especially when I have to buy in stores where selection isn't great). Nothing particularly special about them, but they're a good standard fit, good sensitivity, and generally inoffensive to partners. For a good basic condom, can't really go wrong with these.” -by Abrile

5- Kohinoor Condoms

Manufacturer: TTK Group

Kohinoor is one of the widely used condom brands in India. It is one of the oldest condom brands in India when the idea of condom was new to Indians. Kohinoor comes under the combination of ribbed and dotted variety of condoms. Tested dermatologically, Kohinoor condoms provide best protection against Sexually Transmitted Diseases and infections.

Kohinoor condom

Kohinoor comes under 10 exciting flavors with sensitive heat bursting technology for extra sensation.

1- User Rating: 3.2 out of 5

2- Material: Latex skin, slightly thicker variety for extra protection, comes with smooth jelly lubricants.

3- Standard Dimensions: Width: 1.90/ 47 mm, Length: Up to 6.8/171 mm

4- Standard Tests: Air Burst Tested, Dermatologically tested and 100% electronically tested.

5- Special Variants include: Low latex smell, extra smooth skin, ribbed varieties included.

However, it is to be kept in mind that condoms do not guarantee you 100% protection from safe sex as well as STDs. Use among the above brands to get best results.

6- Price:

  • Kohinoor Pink Shaped Condoms 3 pieces for Rs 19
  • Kohinoor Xtra Dots Condoms- pack of 10 for Rs 72
  • Kohinoor Pink Shaped Condoms pack of 10 for Rs 80
  • Kohinoor Pink Pleasure Condoms pack of 3 for Rs 22 
  • Kohinoor Triple Xtra Condoms pack of 3 for Rs 22

User reviews on Kohinoor Condoms

“Amazing and I suggest you add chocolate flavour too” -by Nikon
“Really works as the name suggest.” -by anonymous

Condom Brand Name

DurexSkoreManforceMoods

Kohinoor

Variants

Air, Extra Dots, Extra Ribbed, Extra Thin, Extra TimeDotted- Time Less, Zig Zag, Quick, TimelessDotted, RibbedUltra Thin, All Night, Dotted, Ribbed, Aloe, Female

Pink Condoms, X’tra Time, Silky

Flavour

Banana, strawberry and orange flavoursChocolate, Banana, OrangeStrawberry, Back GrapesStrawberry, Aloe

Juicy Strawberry, Meetha Paan, Kala Khatta

Size

Length: 180 mm
Width: 53 mm
Length: 119- 130 mm
 Width: 50- 53mm
Length is up to 7.50 inch/190 mm
Normal width 2.09 inch/53mm

Length: Up to 6.7/170 mm

Width: 1.93/ 49 mm

Thickness- 0.0024/0.062 mm

Length: Up to 6.8/171 mm 
Width: 1.90/ 47 mm

Manufacturer

Reckitt BenckiserTTK PDLMankind Pharma LimitedHLL Lifecare Limited

TTK Group

Market Share

8%10%32%12%

4%


Note: All user reviews have been collected by conducting an online survey targeting users aged between 18 and 40 years.


Hope, this article has been able to help you with your queries on best condom brands in India. Follow Elawoman to get regular updates on fertility health and treatment.

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Dr. Kavita Jaggi Agrawal

Written by

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician
Agra

Dr. Kavita Jaggi Agrawal is an obstetrician, gynecologist and infertility specialist who is providing her valuable expertise in the field of gynecology and infertility issues. She ensures that the patients receive the required fertility treatments well on time. Dr. Kavita specializes in the treatments like High Risk Pregnancy Care, In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and Reproductive Medicine. Currently, she is practicing at Amit Jaggi Memorial Hospital, Vibhav Nagar, Agra.

SOURCES AND REFERENCES:


1.  Male condoms - effectiveness, advantages, and disadvantages  Advantages and Disadvantages of using Male Condoms, Elawoman - 2017
2.  Vaginal ring or nuvaring - vaginal ring birth control and effectiveness  Vaginal Ring - Side Effects, Use and Effectiveness, Elawoman - 2017
3.  Female condoms - effectiveness, advantages, disadvantages, and risks  Know All About The Female Condom as Birth Control, Elawoman - 2017
4.  Female condoms - benefits, tips and uses of female condoms  Benefits and Uses Tips of Female Condoms, Elawoman - 2017
5.  New type of birth control method - achaari flavored condoms for men  Birth Control Now in Achaari Flavour, Elawoman - 2017

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Aaditya Rao

Score and Mankind are the best brands, but my personal favorite is Durex as it comes in various variants.

Oct. 11, 2018, 8:06 p.m. 4.5

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Manish Madan

I prefer man force condoms, very efficient and thick plastic reduce the chances of breaking.

Oct. 10, 2018, 11:40 a.m. 5.0

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Pratik Gyan

With the various option available, I usually get confused but the reviews section in the article helped me a lot to choose the best brand.

Sept. 17, 2018, 5:03 p.m. 5.0

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Anshul Kakkar

Condoms are the best contraceptives till date! Very cheap and effective. Moreover, no side effects. But I know many of my friends who admit that sex experience is not so good with condoms.

June 1, 2018, 6:48 p.m. 5.0

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Wakash

I love to try different brands, I found some new brands condoms in this article. I am hoping to use them soon. Thanks for the share!

May 19, 2018, 9:58 p.m. 5.0

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Uttamrao Pandurangji Ghime

Feb. 28, 2018, 5:07 a.m. 4.5

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Shankar Mahadev

I don't use any branded condoms, Is is safe to use them??

Jan. 18, 2018, 5:58 p.m. 4.0

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