Fellowes AeraMax 300

Score:

4032 points
Vs

Winix 5300 2

Score:

4355 points

summary Review

Fellowes AeraMax 300 Winix 5300 2
Performance Yes Yes
HEPA Filter Yes Yes
Timer No Yes
Child Lock Function No No
For Large Rooms Yes No
Removes Cigarette Odor Yes Yes
Room Size and Airflow Yes Yes
Economical Yes Yes
Ideal for Asthmatic People Yes Yes
Fights Germs Yes Yes
Eliminates Dust Mites Yes Yes
Removes Pet Dander Yes Yes
Gets Rid of Pollen Yes Yes
Removes Smoke Yes Yes
Removes Mold Yes Yes
Affordable Yes Yes
Filter Replacement Reminder Yes Yes
Traps Allergens Yes Yes
Quiet Operation Yes Yes
Alexa Compatible No No
Washable Pre-Filters No Yes
Easy Filter Replacement Yes Yes
Automatically Detects Airborne Particles Yes Yes
Remote Control No No
Wattage Yes Yes
Energy Star Yes Yes
Size and Appearance Yes Yes
Filter Life - based on use Yes Yes
Sleep mode No Yes
OZONE free Yes Yes
Controls and Modes Yes Yes

COMPARISON – Fellowes AeraMax 300 VS Winix 5300 2

Performance

Fellowes AeraMax 300: It features 4-stage filtration process coupled with other technologies like; AeraSafe antimicrobial treatment, Aera+ Mode and PlasmaTRUE technology which all work together to ensure optimum removal of airborne particles including; Allergens, Viruses, Germs, Dust-Mites, Mold, Pollen,Smoke and a lot more

Winix 5300 2: Has room coverage of up to 360 sq. ft (ideal for medium sized rooms). It uses a PlasmaWave technology which works as a permanent filter to safely capture and remove allergens, odor, pollen, pet dander, cigarette smoke, dust, dust mites, mold spores and organic chemicals.

Yes / No

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Winix 5300 2

HEPA Filter

Fellowes AeraMax 300: This unit is equipped with a True HEPA Filter that helps to safely remove up-to 99.995% of airborne particles as small as 0.3-microns. In fact, this filter can remove particles like; pollen, ragweed, allergens, viruses, germs, dust mites, mold-spores, pet-dander, ragweed and cigarette smoke.

Winix 5300 2: It uses a True-HEPA filter which captures up to 99.97% of airborne particles that pollute the air you breath while indoors. This True HEPA filter is in position to trap & remove very small pollutants of about 0.3 microns.

Yes / No

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Winix 5300 2

Timer

Winix 5300 2: Via the control panel, you will see a Timer button - press this button to select desired length of time. This function enables you to run the unit for a specific period of time in a day. However, you might not be in position to set different operational hours for different days in a week.

Yes / No

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Winix 5300 2
Winner: Winix 5300 2

Child Lock Function

Yes / No

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Winix 5300 2

For Large Rooms

Fellowes AeraMax 300: This unit is recommended for use in large sized rooms of about 300 to 600 square feet.

Yes / No

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Winix 5300 2
Winner: Fellowes AeraMax 300

Removes Cigarette Odor

Fellowes AeraMax 300: It uses True HEPA filter to safely remove 99.995% of airborne particles including; cigarette smoke and other types of smoke that may be caused by cooking.

Winix 5300 2: It will eliminate cigarette odor & smoke using both the PlasmaWave Technology - which works as a molecular level that breaks down odors of all kinds and the True HEPA filter that captures 99.97% of cigarette smoke and other related odors.

Yes / No

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Winix 5300 2

Room Size and Airflow

Fellowes AeraMax 300: This air-purifier is designed to clean air within medium-to-large sized rooms ranging from 300 to 600 square feet. It pulls dirty air from the sides and then processes it uses it 2 advanced filter then releases clean air through the upper adjustable vent.

Winix 5300 2: Its room coverage is 360 sq.ft While its Air flow CADR rating for Dust - is 243 Sq.ft, Pollen - 246 Sq.ft and for Smoke - 232 Sq.ft.

Yes / No

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Winix 5300 2

Economical

Fellowes AeraMax 300: Is Energy Star Certified for low energy consumption which implies that it will save you a lot of money on electricity bills monthly/annually while providing you with very clean and pure air.

Winix 5300 2: It is Energy Star Certified. You can run it 24/7 days a week or run it for 12 hours per day. But that one thing that you should never worry about while using this unit is ''Power Consumption''. Wattage breakdown using Tacklife EMO2 indicated that if you use the unit at Level 4 (turbo speed mode) - power consumption will be 69.5 watts = estimate bill is $73.06/yr

Yes / No

Fellowes AeraMax 300
Winix 5300 2

Ideal for Asthmatic People

Fellowes AeraMax 300: This unit is certified by the Asthma and allergy Foundation of America (AAFA-Certified) for preventing asthma and other related seasonal allergies. It features a Aera+ Mode that increases air turnover rate to remove more allergens, viruses and germs from your house most especially during peak allergy and cold/flu seasons.

Winix 5300 2: Yes, it is good for people with Asthma. It eliminates 99.97% of air pollutants such as allergens, dust, pollen, smoke, dust mites and so much more. It also has an extensive air purification technology ''Plasma Wave Technology'' - which cleans air thoroughly without emitting off any bad ozone gases.

Yes / No

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Fights Germs

Fellowes AeraMax 300: The PlasmaTRUE Technology creates an ionized field to help safely remove germs and other airborne pollutants.

Winix 5300 2: The PlasmaWave technology creates Hydroxyls which neutralize bacteria and germs that could make you sick.

Yes / No

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Winix 5300 2

Eliminates Dust Mites

Fellowes AeraMax 300: It uses the True HEPA Filter to safely remove 99.99% percent of airborne particles including dust mites which are problem in most homes.

Winix 5300 2: The True HEPA filter will trap all air pollutants of size 0.3 microns. Dust mites are of this size - so Winix 5300-2 capture and remove dust mites that could trigger off specific allergies such as sneezing, body itching and so much more.

Yes / No

Fellowes AeraMax 300
Winix 5300 2

Removes Pet Dander

Fellowes AeraMax 300: This air-purifier uses True HEPA filter to thoroughly remove up to 99.995% of pet-dander. Ideal for people who leave with pets.

Winix 5300 2: Allergic & Asthmatic people find it difficult to leave with pets - simply because of the pet dander & far that gets into the air they breathe. Winix 5300-2's True HEPA filter is good at removing pet dander & far.

Yes / No

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Winix 5300 2

Gets Rid of Pollen

Fellowes AeraMax 300: It uses a True HEPA filter to thoroughly remove 99.99% of airborne particles including pollen and other allergens. So, if you have been searching for an efficient and effective pollen remover for your home then this device will work perfectly for you.

Winix 5300 2: People with pollen allergy should not breathe pollen heavy air - if they do so, they will experience symptoms such as Runny nose, Sneezing and Nasal congestion. Good news is that Winix 5300-2 can capture and remove 99.97% of pollen from indoor air thus making it safe to breathe.

Yes / No

Fellowes AeraMax 300
Winix 5300 2

Removes Smoke

Fellowes AeraMax 300: It is equipped with an advanced carbon filter that helps to capture cooking-odor and cigarette-smoke. This implies that air-purifier will be capable removing any smoke within your kitchen or other rooms of the house in just minutes so as to provide you purely clean breathable air.

Winix 5300 2: Uses a 3 Stage Air Purification system which includes a coated carbon filter that reduces smoke, household odors from the kitchen, pets odor and VOCs. The other 2 stages of air purification include; (2) True HEPA Filtration & (3) Plasma Wave Technology.

Yes / No

Fellowes AeraMax 300
Winix 5300 2

Removes Mold

Fellowes AeraMax 300: Uses a True HEPA filter to completely remove any mold spores within your house up-to 0.3 microns. So, this makes it a perfect device for use under extreme weather conditions like during winter which tends to cause mold over time.

Winix 5300 2: Winix 5300-2's True HEPA Filter is very effective at removing these mold spores by 99.97% success. Mold spores are the reproductive unit of molds and other fungi. Once breathed in - you will get symptoms that include; Nausea, Bleeding in lungs, Nose Bleeding and Vomiting.

Yes / No

Fellowes AeraMax 300
Winix 5300 2

Affordable

Fellowes AeraMax 300: It is very affordable compared to other brands in its range. So, if you’re looking for a more affordable and high-performance air-purifier to use within your medium to large sized home then this device will work perfectly for you.

Winix 5300 2: Yes, it costs less than $200. It is among the best affordable air purifiers on the market.

Yes / No

Fellowes AeraMax 300
Winix 5300 2

Filter Replacement Reminder

Fellowes AeraMax 300: It features a True HEPA and Carbon Filter Change Indicator that turns red when it is time to replace the filters. The filter change indicator may appear after 6-months or depending on the air-purifier usage and the air-quality of the area you’re living in.

Winix 5300 2: The filter replacement function will notify you when it is time to make filter replacement. The True HEPA filter can be replaced after 12 months while the Pre-filter is permanent - all you have to do is clean it at least once a week.

Yes / No

Fellowes AeraMax 300
Winix 5300 2

Traps Allergens

Fellowes AeraMax 300: It uses the True HEPA filter & PlasmaTRUE technology to create an ionized field that helps to safely remove airborne pollutants including allergens.

Winix 5300 2: It traps allergens by 99.97% success using a very effective True HEPA Filtration system, thus making air in your indoor environment safe to breathe.

Yes / No

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Winix 5300 2

Quiet Operation

Fellowes AeraMax 300: Ultra quiet operation and this implies that will work perfectly within bedroom or office where maximum silence is required.

Winix 5300 2: Once in auto mode or at a low level setting - the unit will operate quietly letting you sleep peacefully or enjoy your private time with getting interrupted by noise.

Yes / No

Fellowes AeraMax 300
Winix 5300 2

Alexa Compatible

Yes / No

Fellowes AeraMax 300
Winix 5300 2

Washable Pre-Filters

Winix 5300 2: Pre-filters should be cleaned once every 2 weeks, WHY CLEAN THEM? Because Pre-filters capture all large particles that find their way into the air you breathe - so after 2 weeks the Pre-filter will have got filled up with these large particles.

Yes / No

Fellowes AeraMax 300
Winix 5300 2
Winner: Winix 5300 2

Easy Filter Replacement

Fellowes AeraMax 300: This device features a side drawer with a built-in handle that allows for easy access to the carbon and HEPA filters so as to facilitate for quick and easy changing of filters.

Winix 5300 2: Yes, it’s a very simple tusk to do.

Yes / No

Fellowes AeraMax 300
Winix 5300 2

Automatically Detects Airborne Particles

Fellowes AeraMax 300: This unit uses an AeraSmart Sensor to monitor air-quality and then automatically adjusts the fan speed to keep your room air purified at all times. Additionally these sensors work along with the Auto-mode to illuminate blue, amber and red lights whereby each color indicates the level of purity of your home air.

Winix 5300 2: The Smart Sensors will always monitor air quality in your room. Various LED lights will be displayed showing air quality and these include; BLUE - shows good air quality, ORANGE - shows fair air quality and RED - shows poor/bad air quality.

Yes / No

Fellowes AeraMax 300
Winix 5300 2

Remote Control

Yes / No

Fellowes AeraMax 300
Winix 5300 2

Wattage

Fellowes AeraMax 300: At a low speed setting - it consumes 6 Watts) while on a turbo speed it consumes 86 watts

Winix 5300 2: Power consumption and wattage change as you increase motor & fan speed. For example at Speed 1 – 14 watts; Speed 2 – 34 watts; Speed 3 – 70 watts; Speed 4 – 128 watt

Yes / No

Fellowes AeraMax 300
Winix 5300 2

Energy Star

Fellowes AeraMax 300: This air-purifier is Energy Star Certified for low power-consumption and this implies that it will save you a lot of money on electricity bills annually

Winix 5300 2: Yes it is energy star certified – it is a very economical appliance.

Yes / No

Fellowes AeraMax 300
Winix 5300 2

Size and Appearance

Fellowes AeraMax 300: Dimension - 8.1 x 16 x 25.1 inches / Weight - 12.5 pounds. Features a simple platform design and body which can be placed anywhere within your house for great air purification results

Winix 5300 2: Dimension - 14.9 in (W) x 7.8 in (D) x 23.6 in(H) and Weight is - 17.6 lbs

Yes / No

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Winix 5300 2

Filter Life - based on use

Fellowes AeraMax 300: True HEPA filter that can work for up to 12-months before requiring a replacement while the carbon-filer can last for up to 3-months before a needing a replacement.

Winix 5300 2: You should change both the True HEPA filter & Carbon filter after 12 months (1 year). The filter replacement reminder will always when there is a need for filter replacement.

Yes / No

Fellowes AeraMax 300
Winix 5300 2

Sleep mode

Winix 5300 2: Yes, it has a sleep mode. While in sleep mode, the unit will consume very little power. However the SmartSensor will always be alert - so once it detects any pollutant in the air, it will automatically increase fan speed.

Yes / No

Fellowes AeraMax 300
Winix 5300 2
Winner: Winix 5300 2

OZONE free

Fellowes AeraMax 300: Is certified by the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), California Air Resource Board (CARB) and UL for producing clean-air without any substances that may affect the ozone or your home-environment thus making it safe for use.

Winix 5300 2: It is Ozone free - does not emit harmful gases.

Yes / No

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Winix 5300 2

Controls and Modes

Fellowes AeraMax 300: Feature several modes that can be manually adjust to 4 fan speed setting of low, medium, high and turbo.These modes include; An auto-mode that works along with the AeraSmart Sensor to monitor air quality and automatically adjust the fan speed to keep your air purified, An Aera+ Mode that increases air turnover rate by 35% or 50% to remove more allergens during peak allergy and cold/flu seasons and a PlasmaTRUE mode that creates an ionized field to help safely remove airborne pollutants.

Winix 5300 2: (1) Auto Mode, (2) Sleep Mode (3) Turbo Mode – this is the strongest most, ideal for excessive contamination.

Yes / No

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Winix 5300 2

Overall Winner

Winix 5300 2

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