CATEGORY : Air Purifiers

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0 VS. Winix 5500 2

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Winner:

Winix 5500 2

Reasons to buy Winix 5500 2:

  • button icon Best Bang For Your Buck
  • button icon Great Performance - Clears up Allergies
  • button icon Can filter farts and all bad odors
  • button icon It is a very solid unit - Durable
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Runners Up:

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Reasons to buy Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0 :

  • button icon Inexpensive
  • button icon Gets rid of cigarette smoke & odor
  • button icon Impressive performance ''in a small - medium room''
  • button icon Durable (with good maintenance - it works for 10+ years)
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Winix 5500 2

  • TIMER
  • REMOVES CIGARETTE ODOR
  • REMOVES SMOKE
  • SLEEP MODE
USABILITY
DRAW :
SAFETY
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APPEARANCE
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Comparison Winner
Winix 5500 2

Reasons why we like it:

  • TIMER
  • REMOVES CIGARETTE ODOR
  • REMOVES SMOKE
  • SLEEP MODE
  • OZONE FREE
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COMPARISON – Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0 VS. Winix 5500 2

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Uses BioGS HEPA Filter which is not a typical True HEPA Filter that most cheap air filters use. The BioGS HEPA Filter does more than trapping 99.97% of 0.3 sized microns. It also reduces on common allergen buildup within the machine thus prolong on the life span of air filter.

Yes

It uses a True HEPA Filter, Odor Reducing Carbon Filter and WINIX PlasmaWave Technology to filter 99.97% of air contaminants

TIMER

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
No

Yes

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.

FOR LARGE ROOMS

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
No

No

REMOVES CIGARETTE ODOR

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
No

Yes

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.

ROOM SIZE AND AIRFLOW

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Its room coverage is about 550 Sq.Ft. CADR Rating: 189 Pollen , 165 Dust, 152 Smoke

Yes

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

FIGHTS GERMS

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

To some extent it gets rid of germs using its BioGS HEPA Filter which reduces the growth/build-up of bacteria and viruses on the filter.

Yes

Its PlasmaWave technology creates Hydroxyl to neutralize germs, bacteria, VOCs, gases and odors

ELIMINATES DUST MITES

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

The BioGD HEPA Filter deals with common allergens such as dust mites that are trapped in the filter. It will reduce them by 99%.

Yes

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.

REMOVES PET DANDER

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

The BioGS HEPA filter will take care of Pet Dander that is trapped by the air filters. It eliminates it so that the air you breathe is 99.97% safe & clean.

Yes

The True HEPA filters will capture 99.97% of all airborne particles including pet dander that comes from your pets.

GETS RID OF POLLEN

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Uses the BioGS HEPA filter to reduce pollen build-up on filters inside the unit.

Yes

The True HEPA Filter will get rid of pollen thus save you from pollen related allergies such as flu, sneezing and blocked nose.

REMOVES SMOKE

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
No

Yes

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.

REMOVES MOLD

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Uses its BioGS HEPA Filter to remove mold build-up on the filter.

Yes

Can remove mold using its powerful True HEPA system.

TRAPS ALLERGENS

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Yes, the BiosGS HEPA Filter and Charcoal-Based Activated Carbon filters will trap and reduce any type of allergen that could make you sick.

Yes

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

QUIET OPERATION

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Is smart and quiet when operating at standard settings. However, when you opt for the highest setting, it will make some noise.

Yes

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

WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Wash the Pre-Filters – this should be done at the end of every week

Yes

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

EASY FILTER REPLACEMENT

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Simply remove the front panel

Yes

All you have to do is to turn off the air filter before removing filters. After that - remove the front panel by pushing its upper edge and slowly pull forward.

AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Can detect air contaminants but not all of them. It might detect dust in the air but fail to auto detect bad odor.

Yes

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.

SLEEP MODE

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
No

Yes

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.

WATTAGE

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

5 to 29 watts – consumes very little power.

Yes

70 Watts, Power Voltage - AC120V/60Hz

ENERGY STAR

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

It is an Energy Star Certified Unit

Yes

Yes it is energy star certified

Winix 5500 2

USABILITY

CONTROLS AND MODES

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Once in Auto mode, the unit will always detect bad smells and pollutants in the air.

Yes

(1) Auto Mode - enables auto operation .(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.

FILTER REPLACEMENT REMINDER

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

The filter indicator will always alert you when the BioGS filter needs replacement. Remember that it will take you a period of almost 3 years without replacing air filters.

Yes

Has a filter replacement reminder which notifies you when it’s time to replace air filters.

ECONOMICAL

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

The device is very economical, its BioGS HEPA and Charcoal-Based Activated Carbon filters cab last up to 3 years, when used for 12 hours daily.

Yes

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.

AFFORDABLE

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Is priced below $500. The unit is worth every penny.

Yes

Yes, it is one of the best affordable air purifiers on the market.

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Can be used by Asthmatic people who are allergic to pet dander, pollen and other air pollutants. Has very strong sensors which capture dust and air contaminants.

Yes

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

ALEXA COMPATIBLE

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
No

No

REMOTE CONTROL

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Comes with a remote control. You can use it to switch on/off the unit or change fan speed

Yes

Control this unit with a remote control. Things you can do with this remote control include; turning ON/OFF the unit, Enable Auto Mode and Increase Fan Speed.

FILTER LIFE - BASED ON USE

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

18 months when the air filter is used for 12 hours daily

Yes

Both the Carbon filter and True HEPA filter last up to 12 months.

SAFETY

CHILD LOCK

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

It has a child proof feature which pauses the air filter when the front panel is removed.

No

OZONE FREE

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
No

Yes

Yes, it does not emit off bad gases.

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Classic compact design - it does not consume lots of space

Yes

Simple Design - With a 3 Stage Filtration System

SIZE AND APPEARANCE

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

16.6 x 9.8 x 22.2 in

Yes

15 x 8.2 x 23.6 in

WEIGHT

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winix 5500 2
Yes

16.8 lbs

Yes

15.4 lbs

Overall Winner

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