CATEGORY : Air Purifiers

Honeywell 50255B VS. GermGuardian AC5900WCA

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GermGuardian AC5900WCA

Reasons to buy GermGuardian AC5900WCA:

  • button icon It captures 99.97% of dust and allergens.
  • button icon Has 3-speed setting for customized performance.
  • button icon Covers small-to-medium sized rooms of up-to 338Sq.ft.
  • button icon It uses UV-C light technology to fight bacteria & germs.
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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
WINNER :

GermGuardian AC5900WCA

  • TIMER
  • ENERGY STAR
USABILITY
WINNER :

GermGuardian AC5900WCA

  • ECONOMICAL
SAFETY
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APPEARANCE
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Comparison Winner
GermGuardian AC5900WCA

Reasons why we like it:

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COMPARISON – Honeywell 50255B VS. GermGuardian AC5900WCA

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
Yes

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

Yes

Features a True HEPA-Filter that eliminates 99.97% of allergens and other airborne-contaminants as small as 0.3-microns.

TIMER

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
No

Yes

It also features a programmable-timer that can be set for 1, 2, 4 or 8 hours before the unit shuts down.

FOR LARGE ROOMS

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
No

No

REMOVES CIGARETTE ODOR

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
Yes

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

Yes

Uses a Carbon-filter to trap and eliminate cigarette-odor and other household-odors from pets and cooking.

ROOM SIZE AND AIRFLOW

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
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 338Sq.ft. Additionally, this device can filter and circulate room-air for over 4X per-hour.

FIGHTS GERMS

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
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 AC5900WCA
Yes

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

Yes

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

REMOVES PET DANDER

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
Yes

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

Yes

Uses a True HEPA Filter to capture 99.97% of pet-dander and other airborne-pollutants down to 0.3-microns.

GETS RID OF POLLEN

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
Yes

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

Yes

The True HEPA Filter helps to destroy 99.97% of pollen and other airborne-allergens down to 0.3-microns.

REMOVES SMOKE

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
Yes

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

Yes

Its Carbon-filter can eliminate cigarette and cooking smoke. This filter can also remove common household odors so as to provide you with fresh air.

REMOVES MOLD

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
Yes

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

Yes

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

TRAPS ALLERGENS

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
Yes

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

Yes

The integrated True HEPA Filter can destroy 99.97% of allergens and other airborne-pollutants as small as 0.3-microns.

QUIET OPERATION

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
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

It features 3-speeds whereby the low-speed (speed-1) provides ultra-quiet operation making this unit perfect for use in areas that require optimum silence.

WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
No

No

EASY FILTER REPLACEMENT

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
Yes

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

Yes

To change its filters, you just need to take-off the front-panel by pushing on a clip and then pull to reveal the filters.

AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
No

No

SLEEP MODE

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
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.

Yes

It features an ultra-quiet sleep mode that runs on lowest speed setting (speed-1) thus making this device perfect for use in bedrooms.

WATTAGE

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
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

Uses about 65-watts on the highest speed-setting and less than 8-watts at the lowest speed.

ENERGY STAR

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
No

Yes

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

GermGuardian AC5900WCA

USABILITY

CONTROLS AND MODES

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
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

The control-panel features several digital controls which include; fan-speed, UV-C on/off button, filter-replacement-indicator, Timer & a Power-button.

FILTER REPLACEMENT REMINDER

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
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 will blink red to alert you that it’s time to replace the filters.

ECONOMICAL

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
No

Yes

It’s very economical because it consumes less power and even features a timer-option that help in the energy-saving process.

AFFORDABLE

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
Yes

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

Yes

This unit is affordable but equipped with some of the best technologies in air-purification.

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
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

It uses a True HEPA filter & UV-C Technology to reduce on exposure to indoor asthma triggers.

ALEXA COMPATIBLE

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
No

No

REMOTE CONTROL

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
No

No

FILTER LIFE - BASED ON USE

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
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

All its filters need to be replaced every 6-to-8 months depending on the use of the product.

GermGuardian AC5900WCA

SAFETY

CHILD LOCK

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
No

No

OZONE FREE

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
Yes

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

Yes

Doesn't emit harmful- ozone because it UV-C technology converts it back to oxygen.

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
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

It has a portable, 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 a stand at the bottom and a carrying-handle.

SIZE AND APPEARANCE

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
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

Has a dimension of: 9.6"W x 16"L x 21"H coupled with a compact, black tower-shaped body made of durable ABS-plastic with a carrying-handle and stand.

WEIGHT

Honeywell 50255B
GermGuardian AC5900WCA
Yes

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

Yes

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

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