CATEGORY : Air Purifiers

Germguardian AC4020 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 AC4020

Reasons to buy Germguardian AC4020 :

  • button icon 4-stage filtration system with 3-speeds.
  • button icon UV-light technology that kills airborne bacteria.
  • button icon HEPA Filter that removes 99.97% of air-pollutants.
  • button icon A compact design perfect for use in small spaces.
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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 AC4020 VS. Winix U450

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

Germguardian AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

It features a High Performance Allergen Filter (HEPA-filter) that helps to reduce airborne-pollutants down to 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 AC4020
Winix U450
No

No

FOR LARGE ROOMS

Germguardian AC4020
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 AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

Features a Carbon filter layer (Charcoal-filter) that traps and eliminates cigarette-odors and other household odors caused by 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 AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

Is designed for use in smaller rooms with sizes of up-to 60sq.ft. Likewise, this device takes in polluted-air at the back and then gives-off clean-air at the front.

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 AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

Uses UV light technology with Titanium Dioxide to kill 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 AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

Uses a True HEPA filter to trap and eliminate 99.97% of airborne-pollutants including; dust-mites and household-dust.

Yes

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

REMOVES PET DANDER

Germguardian AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

It still uses a High Performance Allergen Filter (HEPA) to trap and reduce pet-dander down to 0.3-microns at an efficiency of 99.97%.

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 AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

It can effectively remove pollen from your house using a High Performance Allergen Filter (HEPA).

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 AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

It uses a Carbon filter layer to capture large-particles and reduce smoke caused by cooking and smoking.

Yes

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

REMOVES MOLD

Germguardian AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

UV-light technology works with Titanium Dioxide to kill and prevent the growth mold-spores within your home.

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 AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

Its High Performance Allergen Filter (HEPA) helps capture common allergens within air in-order to keep your home-environment fresh and healthy.

Yes

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

QUIET OPERATION

Germguardian AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

It generates a soft noise at minimum fan-speed and a modest audible noise at maximum fan-speed.

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 AC4020
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 AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

Replacing the filter is very easy since you just have to remove the back-panel and then change its all-in-one filter system.

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 AC4020
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 AC4020
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 AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

It uses less than 30-watts on the highest speed-setting and less than 5-watts on the low speed-setting. it also uses a voltage of 120V at 60Hz.

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 AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

This unit is energy-star certified because its power-consumption is minimal at low fan-speed and slightly higher at maximum 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

Germguardian AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

It features a simple-to-use, round front dial knob control for adjusting to 3 fan-speeds coupled with a filter-change-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 AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

An integrated filter change indicator will help to remind you when to change 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 AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

This unit won't have a substantial impact on your electricity-bills even if you run it 24×7 because of its low power-consumption.

Yes

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

AFFORDABLE

Germguardian AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

This unit is very affordable yet bits equipped with some great features.

Yes

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

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

Germguardian AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

It features a High Performance Allergen Filter (HEPA) that reduces on dust and allergens down to 0.3-microns making it ideal for use by asthmatic-people.

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 AC4020
Winix U450
No

No

REMOTE CONTROL

Germguardian AC4020
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 AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

Only one single filter needs to be replaced every 6-8 months depending on the use of the device or depending on the air-quality of your area.

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 AC4020
Winix U450
No

No

OZONE FREE

Germguardian AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

It can effectively purify room-air without producing harmful-ozone. This mainly because it uses advanced technologies like; UV-light.

Yes

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

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

Germguardian AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

It features a compact and lightweight speaker-like design with a round front dial knob control. It also features a air-inlets at the back and air-outlets at the front.

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 AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

Has a dimension of: 7.2"L x 5.8"W x 9"H coupled with a compact multi-colour 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 AC4020
Winix U450
Yes

4.5-pounds and this makes it very lightweight and perfect for use when traveling.

Yes

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

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