Winix 5300 2

Score:

4355 points
Vs

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier

Score:

4677 points

summary Review

Winix 5300 2 AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier
Performance Yes Yes
HEPA Filter Yes Yes
Timer Yes Yes
Child Lock Function No No
For Large Rooms No Yes
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 No
Filter Replacement Reminder Yes Yes
Traps Allergens Yes Yes
Quiet Operation Yes Yes
Alexa Compatible No Yes
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 – Winix 5300 2 VS AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier

Performance

Winix 5300 2: Has room coverage of up to 360 sq. ft (ideal for medium sized rooms). It uses a PlasmaWave technology which works as a permanent filter to safely capture and remove allergens, odor, pollen, pet dander, cigarette smoke, dust, dust mites, mold spores and organic chemicals.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Is ideal for large rooms of up to 1560 Sq.ft. It has a powerful dual suction system which draws polluted air from 2 sides, pushes it into the HEPA filters for thorough filtration and later-on releases it out from the top of the unit. You can easily control it using ALEXA smart control technology.

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HEPA Filter

Winix 5300 2: It uses a True-HEPA filter which captures up to 99.97% of airborne particles that pollute the air you breath while indoors. This True HEPA filter is in position to trap & remove very small pollutants of about 0.3 microns.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Uses a True HEPA air filtration system to remove 99.97% of contaminants from air in your room. Its Max2 filter is a combination of activated carbon & True HEPA filter - This means it can capture and get rid of 99.97% of particles as small as 0.3 microns in the air.

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Timer

Winix 5300 2: Via the control panel, you will see a Timer button - press this button to select desired length of time. This function enables you to run the unit for a specific period of time in a day. However, you might not be in position to set different operational hours for different days in a week.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Has a Timer and Scheduler. Use Coway mobile application to program the purifier. The machine will always remember and follow the settings on the mobile app.You can as well use this mobile app to find out the quality of air in your room.

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Child Lock Function

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For Large Rooms

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Is the best for large rooms. Its room coverage is 1560 sq.ft. Once placed in a room, it will also clean air in other rooms including the kitchen. So if you're in need of an effective air filter for a large area - look no further than this.

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Winner: AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier

Removes Cigarette Odor

Winix 5300 2: It will eliminate cigarette odor & smoke using both the PlasmaWave Technology - which works as a molecular level that breaks down odors of all kinds and the True HEPA filter that captures 99.97% of cigarette smoke and other related odors.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Can get rid of all strong odors including cigarette smoke & smell. This unit is designed to keep your indoor air cleaner. It is powerful and effective. It will automatically detect a change in air quality with-in your room.

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Room Size and Airflow

Winix 5300 2: Its room coverage is 360 sq.ft While its Air flow CADR rating for Dust - is 243 Sq.ft, Pollen - 246 Sq.ft and for Smoke - 232 Sq.ft.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Covers a room size of up to 1560 Sq.ft. So any room size within that rage can be covered.

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Economical

Winix 5300 2: It is Energy Star Certified. You can run it 24/7 days a week or run it for 12 hours per day. But that one thing that you should never worry about while using this unit is ''Power Consumption''. Wattage breakdown using Tacklife EMO2 indicated that if you use the unit at Level 4 (turbo speed mode) - power consumption will be 69.5 watts = estimate bill is $73.06/yr

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Is energy star certified. It has a smart mode feature which detects a change in air quality - thus adjust fun speed basing on air quality and switch its self to a sleep mode once everything is okay.

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Ideal for Asthmatic People

Winix 5300 2: Yes, it is good for people with Asthma. It eliminates 99.97% of air pollutants such as allergens, dust, pollen, smoke, dust mites and so much more. It also has an extensive air purification technology ''Plasma Wave Technology'' - which cleans air thoroughly without emitting off any bad ozone gases.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Will help you breath better. It removes 99.97% of air pollutants. You won’t find any use for steam inhalers any more once you have AirMega in your house.

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Fights Germs

Winix 5300 2: The PlasmaWave technology creates Hydroxyls which neutralize bacteria and germs that could make you sick.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: The Max2 filter is a combination of True HEPA filter and carbon. With a combination like this, no germ will be left untrapped. Max2 filter can capture and reduce 99.97% of very small particles of about 0.3 microns.

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Eliminates Dust Mites

Winix 5300 2: The True HEPA filter will trap all air pollutants of size 0.3 microns. Dust mites are of this size - so Winix 5300-2 capture and remove dust mites that could trigger off specific allergies such as sneezing, body itching and so much more.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Eliminates dust mites. These house dust mites are found in dust (so you might not see them with your naked eyes but they can cause health problem). Dust mites can hide in carpets where most of the dirt is found.

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Removes Pet Dander

Winix 5300 2: Allergic & Asthmatic people find it difficult to leave with pets - simply because of the pet dander & far that gets into the air they breathe. Winix 5300-2's True HEPA filter is good at removing pet dander & far.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Can get rid of pet dander easily - thus improve the relationship between you and your pet. Basing on research, 30% of people with allergies react to pet dander. However, you should not throw out your lovely cat/dog because of the dander it produces.

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Gets Rid of Pollen

Winix 5300 2: People with pollen allergy should not breathe pollen heavy air - if they do so, they will experience symptoms such as Runny nose, Sneezing and Nasal congestion. Good news is that Winix 5300-2 can capture and remove 99.97% of pollen from indoor air thus making it safe to breathe.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Is smart enough to detect and remove pollen.When you breathe in pollen-heavy air, you may get reactions such as; Sneezing, Nasal congestion and Runny nose.

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Removes Smoke

Winix 5300 2: Uses a 3 Stage Air Purification system which includes a coated carbon filter that reduces smoke, household odors from the kitchen, pets odor and VOCs. The other 2 stages of air purification include; (2) True HEPA Filtration & (3) Plasma Wave Technology.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Can remove any type of smoke from the house thus make the air cleaner and safer to breathe. The smoke could be from the kitchen or cigarette - Airmega will pick up even the slightest impurities/pollutants in the air.

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Removes Mold

Winix 5300 2: Winix 5300-2's True HEPA Filter is very effective at removing these mold spores by 99.97% success. Mold spores are the reproductive unit of molds and other fungi. Once breathed in - you will get symptoms that include; Nausea, Bleeding in lungs, Nose Bleeding and Vomiting.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Can capture and remove mold. Mold is a form of fungus - Being exposed to a moldy environment can cause variety of health issues and these include; Nasal stuffiness, eye irritation, throat irritation, coughing and skin irritation in some people.

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Affordable

Winix 5300 2: Yes, it costs less than $200. It is among the best affordable air purifiers on the market.

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Winner: Winix 5300 2

Filter Replacement Reminder

Winix 5300 2: The filter replacement function will notify you when it is time to make filter replacement. The True HEPA filter can be replaced after 12 months while the Pre-filter is permanent - all you have to do is clean it at least once a week.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Has a filter replacement reminder. Simply connect the device with your phone using Coway Mobile Application. If you can't get the app, simply look at the air filter indicator - this one will tell you when Max2 filters should be replaced.

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Traps Allergens

Winix 5300 2: It traps allergens by 99.97% success using a very effective True HEPA Filtration system, thus making air in your indoor environment safe to breathe.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: The combination of Max2 True HEPA Filter with a carbon filter ensures that 99.97% of allergens and germs are removed from the air.

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Quiet Operation

Winix 5300 2: Once in auto mode or at a low level setting - the unit will operate quietly letting you sleep peacefully or enjoy your private time with getting interrupted by noise.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Operates quietly yet effectively. You can easily put it in the bed - fall asleep without getting any interruption while its cleaning the air you breathe while asleep. Its Minimum noise level is 22 dB while its Maximum noise level is 55 dB.

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Alexa Compatible

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Can be controlled with Alexa Voice Control Device.However, if you don’t have Alexa, download the Coway Mobile app – it has a well designed interface with controls that you can use to switch on/off the machine, schedule & time it.

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Winner: AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier

Washable Pre-Filters

Winix 5300 2: Pre-filters should be cleaned once every 2 weeks, WHY CLEAN THEM? Because Pre-filters capture all large particles that find their way into the air you breathe - so after 2 weeks the Pre-filter will have got filled up with these large particles.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Pre-filters can be washed once they get dirty. You will see the alert for cleaning pre-filters.

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Easy Filter Replacement

Winix 5300 2: Yes, it’s a very simple tusk to do.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Open the device on the sides; remove that Max2 Air Filter once it requires replacement – then close the machine. It is as simple as removing and replacing dry cells of a radio.

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Automatically Detects Airborne Particles

Winix 5300 2: The Smart Sensors will always monitor air quality in your room. Various LED lights will be displayed showing air quality and these include; BLUE - shows good air quality, ORANGE - shows fair air quality and RED - shows poor/bad air quality.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Is very smart and sensitive to air contaminants. When in sleep mode, the sensors will be on guard waiting for a pollutant to mess up air in the room. When it detects any slight change in the air quality, it will switch on its fans to capture the pollutant.

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Remote Control

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Can be controlled with Coway mobile app which is available for both ios & Android smart phones

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Winner: AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier

Wattage

Winix 5300 2: Power consumption and wattage change as you increase motor & fan speed. For example at Speed 1 – 14 watts; Speed 2 – 34 watts; Speed 3 – 70 watts; Speed 4 – 128 watt

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Uses 64 watts, however when it’s on standby, it consumes 0.2 watts (so your power bills won't skyrocket). Source:- Energystar.gov;

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Energy Star

Winix 5300 2: Yes it is energy star certified – it is a very economical appliance.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Is energy star certified.

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Size and Appearance

Winix 5300 2: Dimension - 14.9 in (W) x 7.8 in (D) x 23.6 in(H) and Weight is - 17.6 lbs

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Has a premium finish – it will match with the rest of the décor in your room. It is also light weight – so you can easily lift it from one room to another. As for the size – it has 14.8 x 14.8 x 22.8 inches - Item weight is 24.7 pounds.

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Filter Life - based on use

Winix 5300 2: You should change both the True HEPA filter & Carbon filter after 12 months (1 year). The filter replacement reminder will always when there is a need for filter replacement.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: The life span of Airmega's filter is 12 months . However the life span of Max2 filter is highly determined on how often you use the purifier.

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Sleep mode

Winix 5300 2: Yes, it has a sleep mode. While in sleep mode, the unit will consume very little power. However the SmartSensor will always be alert - so once it detects any pollutant in the air, it will automatically increase fan speed.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Has an automatic sleep mode feature which detects clean air in the room - thus put the device to a sleep mode.

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OZONE free

Winix 5300 2: It is Ozone free - does not emit harmful gases.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Is very safe for your home. It does not emit bad gases that can be harmful to your health. AIRMEGA is worth every penny.

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Controls and Modes

Winix 5300 2: (1) Auto Mode, (2) Sleep Mode (3) Turbo Mode – this is the strongest most, ideal for excessive contamination.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Comes with various controls and modes that determine its functionality. It features AUTO mode, ECO mode and a SLEEP mode which is fully automatic.

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Overall Winner

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