Winix 5300 2

Score:

4355 points
Vs

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier

Score:

4677 points

summary Review

Winix 5300 2 Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
Performance Yes Yes
HEPA Filter Yes Yes
Timer Yes Yes
Child Lock Function No Yes
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 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 No
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 Alen BreatheSmart Customizable 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.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: Is designed for large spaces of about 1,100 Sq.ft. The unit removes Allergens, Pet dander, Dust, Smoke, Chemicals, Pollen and other air contaminants. Features intelligent sensors which automatically detect a change in air quality within your room. It is also customizable.

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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.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: Has 4 types of HEPA filters and these include: (1) HEPA PURE - ideal for dust and allergens. (2) HEPA SILVER - for germs, mold and asthma. (3) HEPA FRESH PLUS - ideal for smoke, cigarette smoke, VOCs and heavier chemicals. (4) HEPA ODORCELL - for pet & diaper odor.

Yes / No

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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.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: Set desired schedules on this unit. It will always remember when to filter air in your room.

Yes / No

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Child Lock Function

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: Features child-friendly features which include; locking control panel & child-safe vent guard. This makes Alen and a good choice for homes with kids.

Yes / No

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Winner: Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier

For Large Rooms

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: Has room coverage of 1100 Sq.ft when operating on Max Speed and 690 Sq.ft when on quiet operation.

Yes / No

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Winner: Alen BreatheSmart Customizable 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.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: The HEPA-FRESHPLUS air filter will get rid of cigarette smoke. So if you leave with a cigarette smoker or you're the one smoking but don't want that cigarette smoke to pollute the air you breathe - this unit will trap and reduce cigarette smoke the moment it detects it.

Yes / No

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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.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: Room size coverage is 1,100 Sq.Ft - when the unit is being used on Maximum Speed & 690 Sq.Ft - when being used at lower speed. Air filtration rate is 99% of particles greater than 0.3 microns while the CFM is 150 CFM on Low Speed and 286 CFM on the highest speed.

Yes / No

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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

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: Will save you lots of cash. It is Energy Star Certified and it has an automatic mode sensor which auto detects dust & air pollutants - adjust the unit's fan speed to filter the air very fast and then go into the sleep mode when lights are off.

Yes / No

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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.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: Uses a HEAP-SILVER air filter to trap and remove germs, bacteria, dust, pollen and mold from air thus making it safe for asthmatic person to breathe.

Yes / No

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Fights Germs

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

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: The HEPA-SILVER air filter is the one which deals with germs and bacteria that contaminate the air you breathe.

Yes / No

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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.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: Can get rid of dust mites using the HEAP-PURE air filter or the HEPA-SILVER; House dust mites don't bite - so you can't even feel them crawling on you. But they trigger off certain allergic conditions and these include Red, itchy, watery eyes, stuffy nose and Sneezing.

Yes / No

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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.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: Will capture pet dander the moment in shows up in your room thus relive you from pet dander allergies such as coughing and wheezing, red and itchy eyes, stuffy nose and sneezing.

Yes / No

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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.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: Has 4 HEPA FILTERS - none of these will fail to trap and remove pollen from the air you breathe, thus save you from pollen related allergies such as nasal congestion, runny nose, itchy - watery eyes, cough & runny nose.

Yes / No

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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.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: The HEPA-FRESHPLUS is a very effective air filter - it deals with smoke, chemicals, VOCs and heavier chemicals. It will trap and remove smoke of any nature so that you leave in a very conducive environment.

Yes / No

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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.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: The HEPA-SILVER is the one in charge of trapping and getting rid of mold and germs that could make you sick.

Yes / No

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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.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: It is Worth The Money. Not too cheap but according to its functionality and area coverage – it is worth the price. You won’t regret.

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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.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: Has a filter replacement indicator. There’s no guess work when it comes to filter replacement and cleaning. Lifespan of new air filter is 8-9 months.

Yes / No

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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.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: HEPA-PURE air filter traps and removes allergens on the first stage of air filtration.

Yes / No

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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.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: Whisper-quiet operation when the purifier is at the lowest settings. However, when speed is increased some little noise will be hard. Noise levels per Fan Speed settings - Speed 1: 41.5 dB (whisper); Speed 2: 44 dB (light rainfall); Speed 3: 50 dB (heavy rainfall); Turbo:56 dB (box fan, medium)

Yes / No

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Alexa Compatible

Yes / No

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Alen BreatheSmart Customizable 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.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: Has a washable Pre-filter which captures large particles, extending life of other filters in the unit.

Yes / No

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Easy Filter Replacement

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

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: YES – just take off the front panel and remove the old filter which requires replacement.

Yes / No

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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.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: With its intelligent sensors, the unit will automatically detect air contaminants, trap and remove them - thus make the air in your room clean and worth breathing.

Yes / No

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Remote Control

Yes / No

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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

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: Power consumption - 105 watts while on the highest speed & Power supply - 120 Volts

Yes / No

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Energy Star

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

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: Is energy start certified. It will save you both energy and money yet at the same time save your life by filtering and purifying the air you breathe while indoors.

Yes / No

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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

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: Dimension 17.75" x 26.75" x 10" / Weight 21 lbs

Yes / No

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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.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: 8-9 months – when used for 12 hours per day.

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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.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: The sleep mode is activated when you switch off lights in your room. This will put the unit into sleep.

Yes / No

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OZONE free

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

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: It does don’t emit bad gases that pollute the environment. This unit is very safe for your home, family and the entire environment.

Yes / No

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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.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier: Features the following controls and modes:- Auto Mode, Timer Button, Air Quality Feedback Light. Smartsensor, Ionizer And Filter Life Indicator

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Overall Winner

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier

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