CATEGORY : Air Purifiers

GermGuardian CDAP4500BCA VS. Winix U450

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GermGuardian CDAP4500BCA

Reasons to buy GermGuardian CDAP4500BCA:

  • button icon Wi-Fi & Bluetooth App-Control & Voice-Control.
  • button icon An Air-Quality-Monitor with Indicator Display.
  • button icon 5 speed-setting and an ultra-quiet sleep-mode.
  • button icon Best used for small-to-medium rooms of up-to 153sq.ft.
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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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Winix U450

  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
  • WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS
USABILITY
WINNER :

GermGuardian CDAP4500BCA

  • ALEXA COMPATIBLE
SAFETY
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APPEARANCE
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COMPARISON – GermGuardian CDAP4500BCA VS. Winix U450

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

GermGuardian CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

Features a True HEPA-Filter that eliminates 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 CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

If you want this unit to run for a certain amount of time (from 1 to 8 hours), then you can set the timer. In fact, this unit will turn-off automatically after that time passes.

No

FOR LARGE ROOMS

GermGuardian CDAP4500BCA
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 CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

It uses an Activated-Charcoal-filter to trap and eliminate cigarette-odor and other household-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 CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

It’s ideal for use in small-to-medium sized rooms of up-to 153sq.ft. Likewise, this device can filter and circulate room-air for 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 CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

Uses UV-C light technology with Titanium-Dioxide to eliminate 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 CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

Its True HEPA filter can capture 99.97% of dust-mites while its Pre-filter helps to capture large dust-particles within air.

Yes

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

REMOVES PET DANDER

GermGuardian CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

The True HEPA Filter can eliminate 99.97% of pet-dander and other airborne-pollutants down to 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 CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

Uses a True HEPA Filter to trap and destroy 99.97% of pollen and other airborne-allergens down to 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 CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

Uses an Activated-Charcoal-filter to eliminate cigarette and cooking smoke. This filter can also remove common household odors.

Yes

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

REMOVES MOLD

GermGuardian CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

This device uses a HEPA-Filter and UV-C light technology with Titanium Dioxide to 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 CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

This unit uses a True HEPA Filter to eliminate 99.97% of airborne-allergens and other particles 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 CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

It features 5 fan-speeds whereby the first 3-speeds are very quiet.

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 CDAP4500BCA
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 CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

To change its filters, you have to take-off the back-panel by pushing on a clip near the top and then 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 CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

It uses a SmartAQM (Air-Quality-Monitor) to detect to detect the amount of particles in air and then automatically adjusts fan-speed to optimize room-air-quality when set in auto-mode.

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 CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

Features an ultra-quiet sleep mode that runs on lowest speed setting (speed-1). Additionally, when set on speed 2 or 3 it will emit a tiny white-noise that helps people fall asleep.

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 CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

It uses 63-watts on the highest speed-setting and less than 10-watts at the lowest speed.

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 CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

This device has an energy star rating for its low power-consumption even when running on the highest speed setting.

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 CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

It features a digital control-panel at the top that features a different modes like; UV-mode, Speed-mode, Link-mode, Timer-mode & on/off-button.

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 CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

It’s equipped with a filter replacement indicator that will alert you when it’s time to replace the filters. Likewise, the Guardian-App provides instant notifications and alerts you when it's time to replace the filter and UV-bulb.

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 CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

This device is very economical because it consumes less power and even features a timer-option that avoids unnecessary electricity usage during the day.

Yes

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

AFFORDABLE

GermGuardian CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

It’s very affordable yet equipped with some of the best air-purification technologies coupled with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity.

Yes

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

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

GermGuardian CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

It is a great device for allergy and asthma sufferers because it features a True HEPA filter that captures 99.97 of dust and allergens down to 0.3-microns in size.

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 CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

This device is compatible with Alexa-skill in order to facilitate for remote voice-control while at home. Additionally, it’s also compatible with other SmartHome-services like Google-Assistant.

No

REMOTE CONTROL

GermGuardian CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

You can download the Guardian-App onto your Smartphone in-order to facilitate for wireless-control of this device from anywhere. In fact, you can connect to this device using Wi-Fi or Bluetooth technology.

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 CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

Features a combined filter system that must be replaced every 6-to-8 months or depending on the usage of the product.

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.

GermGuardian CDAP4500BCA

SAFETY

CHILD LOCK

GermGuardian CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
No

No

OZONE FREE

GermGuardian CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

This device doesn't emit harmful-ozone because it converts it back to oxygen.

Yes

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

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

GermGuardian CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

It has a slim, speaker-like tower design with a display-control-panel at the top, air-inlets at the back and air-outlets on the sides coupled with an AQM-LED-light at the front, a stand at the bottom and a carrying-handle.

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 CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

Features a dimension of: 8.88"W x 6.38"D x 22"H coupled with a compact, black tower-shaped body made of durable ABS-plastic with a carrying-handle, AQM-LED-light, and a stand.

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 CDAP4500BCA
Winix U450
Yes

9.9-pounds and this makes it lightweight and easy to transport.

Yes

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

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