CATEGORY : Air Purifiers

Honeywell 50255B VS. GermGuardian AC5000

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7.5
Winner:

GermGuardian AC5000

Reasons to buy GermGuardian AC5000:

  • button icon A True HEPA Filter captures 99.97% of Allergens.
  • button icon Charcoal-filter reduces odors from pets & smoke.
  • button icon Its AHAM Verified and ENERGY-STAR Certified.
  • button icon UV-C light technology kills airborne bacteria & viruses.
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Honeywell 50255B

Reasons to buy Honeywell 50255B :

  • button icon 3 speed- levels & an electronic filter indicator.
  • button icon Patented 360-Degree air intake and discharge.
  • button icon SurroundSeal-Technology for minimizing air leaks.
  • button icon Designed for small-to-medium sized rooms of up-to 390sq.ft.
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PERFORMANCE
DRAW :
USABILITY
WINNER :

GermGuardian AC5000

  • ECONOMICAL
SAFETY
DRAW :
APPEARANCE
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Comparison Winner
GermGuardian AC5000

Reasons why we like it:

  • ENERGY STAR
  • ECONOMICAL
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COMPARISON – Honeywell 50255B VS. GermGuardian AC5000

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

Has a TrueHEPA-Filter that captures up to 99.97% of microscopic allergens down to 0.3-microns.

Yes

Has a True HEPA-Filter that captures and eliminates 99.97% of allergens and other airborne-pollutants as small as 0.3-microns.

TIMER

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
No

No

FOR LARGE ROOMS

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
No

No

REMOVES CIGARETTE ODOR

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

Features a Carbon Pre-filter that reduces on common odors and removes large particles before they enter the HEPA-filter.

Yes

It features a Charcoal-filter that traps and eliminates cigarette-odor and other bad-odors from pets and cooking.

ROOM SIZE AND AIRFLOW

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

AHAM-Verified for use in rooms up to 390sq.ft. It even features 360-degree air-intake grills on the sides and an air-output at the top-section.

Yes

Designed for use in small-to-medium sized rooms of up to 180sq.ft. This unit can also filter and circulate room-air for over 4X per-hour.

FIGHTS GERMS

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

Captures most airborne-germs such as bacteria and virus using an advanced TrueHEPA-Filter.

Yes

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

ELIMINATES DUST MITES

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

Uses a True HEPA filter to capture up-to 99.97% of dust-mites and other airborne-pollutants.

Yes

Its True HEPA filter captures 99.97% of dust-mites while the Pre-filter captures large dust-particles within air.

REMOVES PET DANDER

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

Its True HEPA filter captures up-to 99.97% of pet-dander to help you live comfortably with pets.

Yes

The True HEPA Filter can eliminate 99.97% of pet-dander and other airborne-pollutants as small as 0.3-microns.

GETS RID OF POLLEN

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

Removes 99.97% of pollen-particles using a TrueHEPA-filter.

Yes

A True HEPA Filter can trap and destroy 99.97% of pollen and other airborne-allergens as small as 0.3-microns.

REMOVES SMOKE

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

Its carbon pre-filter that helps to remove smoke and other household-odors so as to keep your home smelling fresh.

Yes

Uses a Charcoal-filter to eliminate cigarette and cooking smoke coupled with removing common odors within your house.

REMOVES MOLD

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

The HEPA-filter captures up-to 99.97% of microscopic-pollutants including mold-spores.

Yes

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

TRAPS ALLERGENS

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

This unit uses a TrueHEPA-Filter to capture 99.97% of microscopic-allergens down to 0.3-microns

Yes

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

QUIET OPERATION

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

On the lowest-speed-setting, this device makes a nice white-noise coupled with a soft blue night light which is just perfect for sleepers.

Yes

Has a low-speed-setting that runs whisper-silently making this device perfect for use in bedrooms and offices.

WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
No

No

EASY FILTER REPLACEMENT

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

It comes with easy to replace filters that don't require any tools to change.

Yes

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

AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
No

No

SLEEP MODE

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

This unit can be set to the lowest-speed-setting in-order to produce a simple white-noise with a soft blue night light.

No

WATTAGE

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

Uses about 90watts on low-speed, 145watts on medium-speed and 189watts on high-speed. However, Its power-consumption-rate will continue to decrease as less air passes through the filters.

Yes

This device uses about 58-watts at the highest speed-setting and less than 8-watts at the lowest speed.

ENERGY STAR

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
No

Yes

This unit earned an Energy Star rating for its low power-consumption making perfect for use in any home.

USABILITY

CONTROLS AND MODES

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

Has a control-dial that switches between 3-fan-speeds of high, medium and low. It even features electronic filter-change-indicators that can be reset.

Yes

It features a simple control-panel with a dial-button for selecting between 3-speeds, UV-C On/Off Control and change filter/bulb indicator.

FILTER REPLACEMENT REMINDER

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

It’s equipped with electronic filter-change-indicators that will let you know when it’s time to clean (vacuum) the HEPA-filter or when to change the pre-filter.

Yes

Has a filter-change-indicator that blinks red to let you that it’s time to replace the filters.

ECONOMICAL

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
No

Yes

This unit is very economical because it consumes less power even when running for 24-hours daily.

AFFORDABLE

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

It’s somehow affordable yet it can purify air within a reasonable room-size.

Yes

It’s affordable yet it covers a reasonable room-area and features the best air-purification technologies.

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

Captures up to 99.97% of microscopic-allergens down to 0.3-microns and this makes it ideal for use in homes with asthmatic-people.

Yes

This air-purifier is perfect for allergy sufferers because it features a True HEPA filter that captures 99.97 of dust and allergens as small as 0.3-microns in size

ALEXA COMPATIBLE

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
No

No

REMOTE CONTROL

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
No

No

FILTER LIFE - BASED ON USE

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

Features a long-life HEPA filter that should be replaced within 3-to-5 years. Additionally, its carbon pre-filter should be replaced every 3-months.

Yes

Its combined filter should be replaced every 6-to-8 months or depending on the use of the product. Likewise, the UV-C Bulb should be replaced after 12-months or when it blows out.

GermGuardian AC5000

SAFETY

CHILD LOCK

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
No

No

OZONE FREE

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

It does not produce any harmful-ozone which makes it safe for use in any home.

Yes

This device doesn't emit any ozone because its UV-light runs at 253.7-nm which helps to consume ozone and convert it back to oxygen.

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

Has a circular-shape with controls at the top coupled with 360-degree air-intakes on the sides and air-outlets at the top.

Yes

Has a slim 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 and a carrying-handle.

SIZE AND APPEARANCE

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

Features a dimension of: 18"L X 18"W X 19"H. It also has a black, circular housing made of durable ABS-Plastic with a handle and simple-stands.

Yes

Features dimension of: 7"W x 10.2"L x 28"H coupled with a compact, black tower-shaped body made of durable ABS-plastic with a carrying-handle and stand.

WEIGHT

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5000
Yes

21-lbs which make it a bit heavy to lift and carry for movement.

Yes

9.55-pounds and this makes it lightweight and easy to transfer from room-to-room.

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