CATEGORY : Air Purifiers

GermGuardian AC4825 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:

GermGuardian AC4825

Reasons to buy GermGuardian AC4825 :

  • button icon An air-purifier for allergies and pets.
  • button icon Reduces common odors from pets and smoke.
  • button icon UV-C light technology eliminates airborne bacteria.
  • button icon Cleans air in small-to-medium rooms of up-to 167sq.ft.
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Winix U450

  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
  • WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS
  • AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES
  • SLEEP MODE
USABILITY
WINNER :

Winix U450

  • REMOTE CONTROL
SAFETY
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APPEARANCE
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Winix U450

Reasons why we like it:

  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
  • WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS
  • AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES
  • SLEEP MODE
  • REMOTE CONTROL
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COMPARISON – GermGuardian AC4825 VS. Winix U450

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

It’s equipped with a HEPA-Filter that captures 99.97% of allergens and other airborne-pollutants as small as 0.3-microns.

Yes

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

TIMER

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
No

No

FOR LARGE ROOMS

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
No

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

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

Features an Activated-Carbon-Filter layer that can trap and eliminate cigarette-odor and other odors from pets and cooking.

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

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

It’s ideal for use within small-to-medium rooms of up to 167sq.ft. It can also filter and circulate room-air over 4X per hour.

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

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

UV-C light technology works with Titanium Dioxide to reduce airborne germs, bacteria and viruses.

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

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

The HEPA air filter captures 99.97% of dust-mites while the Pre-filter will help to capture large dust-particles.

Yes

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

REMOVES PET DANDER

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

Its HEPA Filter captures 99.97% of pet-dander and other airborne-pollutants as small as 0.3-microns.

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

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

The HEPA Filter can trap and capture 99.97% of pollen and other allergens as small as 0.3-microns.

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

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

It features a Charcoal-filter that eliminates cigarette and cooking smoke coupled with removing common odors within your home.

Yes

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

REMOVES MOLD

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

Uses a HEPA-Filter and UV-C light technology with Titanium Dioxide to captures and eliminate 99.97% of mold-spores.

Yes

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

TRAPS ALLERGENS

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

Its HEPA Filter captures 99.97% of allergens and other airborne contaminants as small as 0.3-microns.

Yes

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

QUIET OPERATION

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

This unit features a low-speed-setting that runs ultra-quiet thus making this device perfect for use in bedrooms and offices which require optimum silence.

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

GermGuardian AC4825
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

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

Changing the filters is very easy and doesn’t require any tools. In fact, you just have to take the back off by pushing on the clip near the top and pull to reveal the filters.

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

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
No

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

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
No

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

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

It consumes about 60-watts at the highest speed-setting and less than 10-watts at the lowest 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

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

This product earned an Energy Star rating by meeting strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the US EPA.

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

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

This device features a simple control-panel with a dial-button that allows you to choose between 3-speeds, a UV-light button and change-filter-indicator.

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

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

It features a filter-change-indicator that will blink red to alert you that it’s time to replace the filters.

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

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

This unit is very economical because it meets strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the US EPA. In fact, it consumes less power even when running for 24-hours daily.

Yes

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

AFFORDABLE

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

This model is very affordable yet it covers a reasonable surface-area and uses some of best air-purification technologies.

Yes

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

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

It features an advanced HEPA Filter and UV-C light technology with Titanium-Dioxide which help to eliminate airborne bacteria, viruses, germs, dust and mold-spores that cause asthma.

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

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
No

No

REMOTE CONTROL

GermGuardian AC4825
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

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

All filters need to be replaced every 6-to-8 months depending on the use of the product. The UV-C Bulb can be replaced after a year or when it blows out.

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

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
No

No

OZONE FREE

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

The UV lights emit light at a lower frequency than what is possible to emit ozone hence making this device ozone-free.

Yes

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

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

It features a simple and compact tower design with a control dial-button at the top, air-inlets at the back and air-outlets at front coupled with a round-stand at the bottom.

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

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

Has a dimension of: 7"W x 10.2"L x 21.5"H coupled with a compact, black, tower-shaped body made of durable ABS-plastic.

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

GermGuardian AC4825
Winix U450
Yes

7-pounds and this makes it very lightweight and easy to 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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