CATEGORY : Air Purifiers

Blueair PRO XL VS. Winix U450

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Winner:

Winix U450

Reasons to buy Winix U450:

  • button icon A 5-Stage Air Cleaning Process.
  • button icon Air Quality-Sensor with Auto-Mode.
  • button icon AHAM Room-Size Rating of 450-square.feet.
  • button icon True-HEPA Filter captures 99.97% of pollutants.
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Runners Up:

Blueair PRO XL

Reasons to buy Blueair PRO XL :

  • button icon A Professional and sleek Swedish design.
  • button icon For large-rooms between 1000sq.ft and 1200sq.ft.
  • button icon HEPASilent Technology removes 99.97% of pollutants.
  • button icon German Engineered fans provide quiet & powerful operation.
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Winix U450

  • WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS
USABILITY
WINNER :

Winix U450

  • AFFORDABLE
  • REMOTE CONTROL
SAFETY
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APPEARANCE
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Comparison Winner
Winix U450

Reasons why we like it:

  • WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS
  • AFFORDABLE
  • REMOTE CONTROL
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COMPARISON – Blueair PRO XL VS. Winix U450

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

It features patented HEPAsilent-technology with particle filtration and electrostatic charge to eliminate 99.97% of airborne-pollutants.

Yes

Features a True HEPA Filter that captures airborne-pollutants as small as 0.3-microns at an efficiency of 99%.

TIMER

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
No

No

FOR LARGE ROOMS

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

This device is designed for use in large-rooms with sizes between 1000sq.ft and 1200sq.ft. Likewise, it’s AHAM-rated at 1184sq.ft which makes it ideal for use in larger-rooms.

Yes

It can purify air in rooms of up to 450sq.ft making great for use in large-rooms of your home.

REMOVES CIGARETTE ODOR

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

Uses an optional SmokeStop carbon activated filter to get rid of gaseous pollutants like cigarette-odor.

Yes

It uses an Advanced Odor Control Washable Activated Carbon filter & PlasmaWave Technology to eliminate cigarette-odor and other chemical-pollutants.

ROOM SIZE AND AIRFLOW

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

It’s designed to be used in larger-rooms between 1000sq.ft and 1200sq.ft. It also uses a SurroundAir-system which offers 5 air-changes per hour in different room-sizes.

Yes

This machine can purify rooms of up to 450sq-ft making it perfect for use within medium-to-large rooms. It also features a powerful airflow that can circulate the entire room quickly.

FIGHTS GERMS

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

The particle-filter uses HEPASilent-technology to capture 99.97% of airborne-pollutants like germs down to 0.1-microns.

Yes

It uses PlasmaWave-Technology and Antimicrobial CleanCell Protection on the True HEPA Filter to eliminate and prevent the growth of germs and bacteria within your home.

ELIMINATES DUST MITES

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

It uses HEPASilent-Technology with particle-filtration and electrostatic-charge to capture 99.97% of airborne-pollutants like dust-mites.

Yes

Uses Antimicrobial CleanCell Protection Technology coupled with a True HEPA Filter to eliminate dust-mites from your home environment.

REMOVES PET DANDER

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

This device uses a particle-filter with HEPASilent-technology to destroy 99.97% of airborne-pollutants including pet-dander.

Yes

The Anti-microbial True HEPA Filter can capture 99% of airborne-pollutants including; pet-dander and other allergens as small as 0.3-microns to help you live comfortably with pets.

GETS RID OF POLLEN

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

Its HEPASilent-particle-filter helps to trap and eliminate 99.97% of airborne-pollutants including pollen.

Yes

Uses a True HEPA Filter to remove pollutants like pollen and other airborne-particles down to 0.3-microns at an efficiency-rate of 99%.

REMOVES SMOKE

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

An Optional SmokeStop-filter creates an extra-level of activated carbon filtration in-order to get rid of smoke.

Yes

It uses a Washable Odor Control Carbon Filter & PlasmaWave technology to eliminate cooking-smoke, cigarette-smoke and other household-odors.

REMOVES MOLD

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

This device uses HEPASilent-technology to eliminate 99.97% of air airborne-pollutants including mold.

Yes

It uses Antimicrobial CleanCell Protection Technology coupled with a True HEPA Filter to eliminate mold-spores at an efficiency of 99%.

TRAPS ALLERGENS

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

Its HEPASilent particle-filter combines an electrostatic-charge and mechanical-filtration to eliminate 99.97% of allergens and other airborne-pollutants.

Yes

It can eliminate 99.99% of allergens and other airborne-pollutants using an Anti-microbial True HEPA Filter.

QUIET OPERATION

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

Pro works so silently on its lowest setting because its equipped with German Engineered fans that ensure an ultra-quiet yet powerful operation.

Yes

This device can operate quietly when set to the lowest speed-setting and also features a sleep-mode that ensures whisper-quiet operation with lights-off.

WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
No

Yes

Features a Washable Anti-bacterial-Pre-Filter and Washable Odor Control Carbon Filter. Both filters must be washed every 3-months for maximum effectiveness.

EASY FILTER REPLACEMENT

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

The filters are very easy to replace and the process doesn’t require using any special tools.

Yes

It comes with easy to replace filters that can be conveniently accessed by removing the front-panel using simple tools like a screw-driver.

AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

The integrated Air Intelligence Module (AIM) helps to automatically test particle and gas levels in your indoor air and adjust fan-speed to maintain a clean-air environment.

Yes

Its Auto-Mode and Air-Quality-Sensor combine to automatically determine the best fan-speed to filter the air within your rooms so as to maintain a clean living-environment.

SLEEP MODE

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

It can be set at the lowest fan-speed so as to ensure whisper-quiet operation with dimmed lights.

Yes

This device can sense low-light and then automatically enters sleep-mode which turns down the fan-speed and dims the panel-lights for quiet night-time operation.

WATTAGE

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

Uses 33-watts on lowest speed-setting and 256-watts on highest speed-setting.

Yes

This unit has a maximum energy-consumption rate of 110-watts which makes it very energy efficient and perfect for use in any home.

ENERGY STAR

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

Its Energy-star rated for low-energy consumption most especially when running on lowest fan-speed.

Yes

This device is Energy Star Certified because it uses only 110-watts at the highest speed setting and a lower-wattage at the lowest speed-setting.

Winix U450

USABILITY

CONTROLS AND MODES

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

Features a simple control-panel-display at the top with manual-controls for fan-speed, Led-indicators, a Power-button on sides and an auto-mode activated by an Air-Intelligence-Module (AIM).

Yes

Features an electronic control panel at top-section with several modes like; Auto, sleep, PlasmaWave, Fan-speed, and several LED-indicators and sensors.

FILTER REPLACEMENT REMINDER

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

Features a filter change light that will alert you when it’s time to change the filter.

Yes

There is an integrated filter-change-indicator that will light-up to let you know that it’s time to replace the true-HEPA-filter and Washable Carbon Filter.

ECONOMICAL

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

This device is a bit economical since it uses only 33-watts on the lowest-fan-speed.

Yes

It’s very energy-efficient and will help you save a lot of money on electricity bills annually.

AFFORDABLE

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
No

Yes

This unit is very affordable yet it has some of the best features.

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

The patented HEPASilent particle-filter helps to remove 99.97% of airborne-pollutants that cause asthma and other airborne-allergies.

Yes

Uses Antimicrobial CleanCell Protection Technology and an Anti-microbial True HEPA Filter to effectively remove 99.99% of allergens which are the main causes asthma.

ALEXA COMPATIBLE

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
No

No

REMOTE CONTROL

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
No

Yes

Comes with a remote-control that facilitates for convenient-operation within a 20-foot radius from the unit.

FILTER LIFE - BASED ON USE

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

It’s recommended to replace the filters every 6-months or depending on the usage and air-quality of your environment.

Yes

The Anti-microbial True HEPA Filtration must be replaced every 12-months while the Odor-Control-Carbon-Filter & Pre-Filter must be washed every 3-months and replaced after 12-months.

Winix U450

SAFETY

CHILD LOCK

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
No

No

OZONE FREE

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

This unit is certified by the California Air Resources Board for not producing ozone. It even has an internal-ionizer that ensures zero-ozone emission.

Yes

It uses PlasmaWave-Technology that is an ozone-safe and complies with California Air Resources Board (CARB).

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

Has a Professional, sleek and Swedish design coupled with a tower-shaped body with a display-panel and manual-controls located at the top.

Yes

Features a simple tower-shaped body with a control-panel at the top-section featuring several modes, LEDs and sensors coupled with a bottom-stand and air-vents on sides.

SIZE AND APPEARANCE

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

Features dimensions of 44"H x 20"W x 10"D. It also features a tower-shaped, galvanized steel housing with a powder coated finish coupled with a white body-color with dark-grey grills.

Yes

Has dimensions of; 18.9 x 11.8 x 25.6-inches which makes it very portable. It also has a white, nice-looking, tower-shaped-body made of durable ABS-plastic.

WEIGHT

Blueair PRO XL
Winix U450
Yes

It features a weight of 32-kgs (71-lbs) which makes it a bit heavy to carry and move from room-to-room.

Yes

This device weighs about 18.7-pounds which makes it easy to lift and move from room-to-room.

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