LEVOIT LV PUR131

Score:

4516 points
Vs

Winix 5500 2

Score:

4516 points

summary Review

LEVOIT LV PUR131 Winix 5500 2
Performance Yes Yes
HEPA Filter Yes Yes
Timer Yes Yes
Child Lock Function Yes No
For Large Rooms No No
Removes Cigarette Odor Yes Yes
Room Size and Airflow Yes Yes
Economical Yes Yes
Ideal for Asthmatic People Yes Yes
Fights Germs Yes Yes
Eliminates Dust Mites Yes Yes
Removes Pet Dander Yes Yes
Gets Rid of Pollen Yes Yes
Removes Smoke Yes Yes
Removes Mold Yes Yes
Affordable Yes Yes
Filter Replacement Reminder Yes Yes
Traps Allergens Yes Yes
Quiet Operation Yes Yes
Alexa Compatible No No
Washable Pre-Filters Yes Yes
Easy Filter Replacement Yes Yes
Automatically Detects Airborne Particles Yes Yes
Remote Control No Yes
Wattage Yes Yes
Energy Star Yes Yes
Size and Appearance Yes Yes
Filter Life - based on use Yes Yes
Sleep mode Yes Yes
OZONE free Yes Yes
Controls and Modes Yes Yes

COMPARISON – LEVOIT LV PUR131 VS Winix 5500 2

Performance

LEVOIT LV PUR131: Is a high-performance air-purifier that uses 3-stages of filtration to remove 99.97% of dust, pollen, smoke, odor, mold-spores and pet dander coupled with filtering particles as small as 0.3-microns and larger air-pollution of PM-2.5 - Designed to purify air within medium to large sized rooms of up-to 322sq.ft(30 m²)

Winix 5500 2: Room coverage is 360 Sq.ft - suitable for medium sized rooms. It uses a Smart Sensor Gauge and Auto mode to automatically adjust fan speed to offer you with thorough air filtration. It gets rid of bacteria, VOCs, Odors and Gases using its Plasma Wave Technology without emitting harmful ozone.

Yes / No

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Winix 5500 2

HEPA Filter

LEVOIT LV PUR131: Uses a true HEPA filter to trap and filter up-to 99.97% of airborne dust, pollen, mites, mold-spores, pet-dander, smoke and other allergens with a diameter of up-to 0.3-microns or less. So, you will be able to receive thoroughly clean air at all times within your home while eliminating airborne diseases.

Winix 5500 2: It uses a True HEPA Filter, Odor Reducing Carbon Filter and WINIX PlasmaWave Technology to filter 99.97% of air contaminants. WINIX 5500-2 can capture and remove Pollen, Dust, Some, Pet Dander, Mold Spores, Volatile Organic Compounds, and Household Odors.

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Timer

LEVOIT LV PUR131: Is equipped with timer that can be set between 1 to 12 hours of operation before the air-purifier shuts-off. This actually makes the air-purifier very convenient to use because you can decide to run it for a specified period of time when you’re at home or not

Winix 5500 2: The Set and Forget function allows you to time and schedule the machine - you don't have to worry about air quality when you're not at home, the unit's fan speed will automatically adjust to your indoor environment.

Yes / No

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Winix 5500 2

Child Lock Function

LEVOIT LV PUR131: The Activated Carbon Filter that helps to trap and remove tobacco smoke/odor and other lingering odors around your house in less than half an hour.

Yes / No

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Winix 5500 2
Winner: LEVOIT LV PUR131

For Large Rooms

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Removes Cigarette Odor

LEVOIT LV PUR131: The Activated Carbon Filter that helps to trap and remove tobacco smoke/odor and other lingering odors around your house in less than half an hour. So if it is you or your roommate smoking - worry no more, you will always breath fresh air.

Winix 5500 2: Uses its 3 stage air purification system to get rid of Cigarette Odor.The Coated Deodorization Carbon Filter reduces VOCs and household odors from cigarette smoking, cooking, and pet urine.

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Room Size and Airflow

LEVOIT LV PUR131: Is designed to provide clean and purified air within Medium to Large room-sizes of up to 322sq.ft (30 m²). It will refresh the air within any room in just 10-minutes. Features an air intake on the side while its air-outlets are located at the top - You can place it anywhere against the wall as long as you don’t cover the sides.

Winix 5500 2: Room coverage is 360 sq. ft. AHAM Verified & CADR Rating for Dust - 243 sq.ft, for Pollen - 246 Sq.ft, for Smoke - 232 Sq.ft

Yes / No

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Winix 5500 2

Economical

LEVOIT LV PUR131: It is energy-efficient whereby it uses only 12-Watts of electricity on Low and 40-Watts on High. This implies that it will save you a lot of money on electricity due to its low energy consumption rates thus making it a perfect choice for starters.

Winix 5500 2: The unit is Energy Star Certified - it uses very little power to clean and filter air in your room. Its True HEPA filter & AOC Carbon Filter lasts up to 12 months and the Pre-filter is Permanent.

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Ideal for Asthmatic People

LEVOIT LV PUR131: Uses its 3-filters to remove 99.97% dust, pollen, smoke, odor, mold spores, and other allergy causing particles as 0.3-microns and larger air pollution of PM-2.5. Thus reduce on asthma causing pollutants.

Winix 5500 2: The True HEPA filter and PlasmaWave Technology work hand-in-hand to break down allergens, odors, indoor pollutants, chemical vapors, dust, dust mites, pet dander and other related air contaminants without emitting harmful ozone - but make it easier for people with Asthma leave comfortably.

Yes / No

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Winix 5500 2

Fights Germs

LEVOIT LV PUR131: Uses a Fine Preliminary Filter and True HEPA Filter to trap and eliminate germs, bacteria and other dangerous particles within air. So, if your family members are experiencing infections caused by germs and bacteria then this air-purifier will help to reduce on such cases within your home.

Winix 5500 2: Its PlasmaWave technology creates Hydroxyl to neutralize germs, bacteria, VOCs, gases and odors

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Eliminates Dust Mites

LEVOIT LV PUR131: Uses a True HEPA Filter to eliminate dust, mites and other large particles within your home. In fact, you will notice a significant decrease in dust hovering around or sticking on to your furniture and electronics if you regularly use this air-purifier.

Winix 5500 2: These will be captured and eliminated by the True HEPA Filter because Dust mites are very small in size - about 0.3 microns in size, the Pre-filter can't eliminate them - though the fan will capture them and lead them to the TRUE HEPA filter.

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Removes Pet Dander

LEVOIT LV PUR131: It uses a Fine Preliminary Filter to trap and eliminate pet-dander in-order to keep your house smelling fresh and clean. So, if you’re living with pets within your home then you should consider this air-purifier

Winix 5500 2: The True HEPA filters will capture 99.97 of all airborne particles including pet dander that comes from your pets. The unit will release filtered safe air via the top vent.

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Gets Rid of Pollen

LEVOIT LV PUR131: Uses a superior true HEPA filter to trap and eliminate over 99.97% of pollen, airborne dust and any other tiny-particles that move around your house. So, with this air-purifier you won't have to worry about pollen growing within your home.

Winix 5500 2: Since pollen is too small to be removed by the Pre-filter and Carbon Filter - It is the True HEPA Filter that will get rid of pollen thus save you from pollen related allergies like flu, sneezing and blocked nose.

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Removes Smoke

LEVOIT LV PUR131: Uses an Activated Carbon Filter to completely remove cooking-smoke and tobacco-smoke from your house in less than half an hour. This actually makes it a perfect device for use in kitchens and in different rooms of the house .

Winix 5500 2: Does not matter if the smoke is from the kitchen, cigarette or wild fire - Winix 5500-2's True HEPA Filter will trap and remove 99.97% of smoke.

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Removes Mold

LEVOIT LV PUR131: This unit uses a Fine Preliminary Filter and True HEPA Filter to remove mold, fungi and other particles within your home-environment in-order to provide you with fresh breathable air. In fact, with this air-purifier mold will not grow or appear within your house no-matter the season of the year .

Winix 5500 2: Can remove mold using its powerful True HEPA system.

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Affordable

LEVOIT LV PUR131: Is very affordable compared to other larger capacity models within its range. However, although it’s affordable to acquire, it will become costly in the long-run because all its filters require replacements within 6-months which can be costly for some people.

Winix 5500 2: Yes, it is one of the best affordable air purifiers on the market.

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Filter Replacement Reminder

LEVOIT LV PUR131: This unit is equipped with a Change Filter light that will let you know when it’s time to replace the filters. This indicator will appear after 6-months of filter-usage or depending on how often you use the air-purifier and depending on the air-quality of the region you’re living in.

Winix 5500 2: Has a filter replacement reminder which notifies you when its time to replace air filters.

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Traps Allergens

LEVOIT LV PUR131: Uses a pre-filter to trap small and large allergens which include; bacteria, pet dander, mold, and fungi. So, this helps to keep your home free of allergens and the pre-filter also helps to improve on the lifetime of the HEPA filter

Winix 5500 2: The TrueHEPA filter traps 99.97% of Allergens that could make you sick thus make the environment you leave in safe.

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Quiet Operation

LEVOIT LV PUR131: Can be very quiet on the lowest setting and only makes a whispering sound when operating in the highest setting. In fact, the user-manual states that this air-purifiers noise-level is less than 52-dB when set on high which makes it a perfect device for use in any room .

Winix 5500 2: The unit operates quietly while in auto mode - so you won't lose your sleep

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Alexa Compatible

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Washable Pre-Filters

LEVOIT LV PUR131: Yes, Pre-filters can be washed - once a week.

Winix 5500 2: Uses Washable Advanced Odor Control carbon filters which should be cleaned every after 14 days; these pre-filters are permanent.

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Easy Filter Replacement

LEVOIT LV PUR131: The filters are very easy to access and change by removing the back-panel. In fact, its filters fit perfectly and you won’t find any wobbly stuff inside but you should also remember to attach the back cover of the device after replacing the filters or else the unit will not power-on.

Winix 5500 2: All you have to do is to turn off the air filter before removing filters (this is a safety precaution). After that - remove the front panel by pushing its upper edge and slowly pull forward. Then press the Pre-filter near the top of the filter, release and remove.

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Automatically Detects Airborne Particles

LEVOIT LV PUR131: Features a Smart auto mode that uses a built-in air quality meter to automatically adjust speed-settings based on the current conditions in-order to purify your air faster hence making this air-purifier perfect for use in homes with people facing allergy, asthma or sinus problems.

Winix 5500 2: Has SmartSensors that monitor air quality 24/7. So the moment contaminants get into the air you breathe, the unit will automatically increase fan speed to capture allergens, pollen, dust, pet dander, dust mites, Odor, Vocs and Germs.

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Remote Control

Winix 5500 2: You can easily control Winix unit from the comfort of your couch. Things you can do with this remote control include; turning ON/OFF the unit, Enable Auto Mode and Increase Fan Speed.

Yes / No

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Winix 5500 2
Winner: Winix 5500 2

Wattage

LEVOIT LV PUR131: This air-purifier uses 12-Watts of electricity when set to a Low-setting and 40-watts when set to a high-setting.

Winix 5500 2: 70 Watts, Power Voltage - AC120V/60Hz

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Energy Star

LEVOIT LV PUR131: It is Energy star certified which implies that it will consume less energy even when performing at optimum-levels.

Winix 5500 2: Yes it is energy star certified

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Size and Appearance

LEVOIT LV PUR131: Measures about 14.5L x 7.2W x 18.5H inches and weighs about 15.8 pounds which makes it lightweight

Winix 5500 2: Dimension - 14.9 in(W) x 7.8 in(D) x 23.6 in(H) / Weight - 17.6 lbs

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LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Filter Life - based on use

LEVOIT LV PUR131: It’s recommended to replace the filters once every 6-months or when the filter-change light appears.

Winix 5500 2: Both the Carbon filter and True HEPA filter last up to 12 months.

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Sleep mode

LEVOIT LV PUR131: Features a sleep-mode that automatically sets it to the lowest setting while producing fresh air without any disturbing noise.

Winix 5500 2: You can easily press the Mode button on the control panel to select Sleep mode. You will see a LED ''Sleep'' light indicating Sleep mode is activated.

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

OZONE free

LEVOIT LV PUR131: This unit is 100% ozone free because it does not use UV or Ions which produce trace amounts of measurable ozone.

Winix 5500 2: Yes, it does not emit off bad gases.

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Controls and Modes

LEVOIT LV PUR131: Is equipped with 6 touch-controls at the top-section coupled with an LCD-Display. features several customizable modes with 3 fan speeds and a timer. Some of the modes include; sleep-mode, auto-mode, etc.

Winix 5500 2: (1) Auto Mode - enables auto operation based on the unit's air quality Smart Sensors. While in Auto Mode, fan speed is automatically adjusted basing on air quality indoors. (2) Sleep Mode - once it's in the sleep mode, the Air Quality Indicator LED light is disabled and the fan speed is automatically set to LOW. But you can change fan speed manually by pressing the Fan Speed Button.

Yes / No

LEVOIT LV PUR131
Winix 5500 2

Overall Winner

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