|Winix 5300 2||Bissell air400 Air Purifier|
|Child Lock Function||No||No|
|For Large Rooms||No||No|
|Removes Cigarette Odor||Yes||Yes|
|Room Size and Airflow||Yes||Yes|
|Ideal for Asthmatic People||Yes||Yes|
|Eliminates Dust Mites||Yes||Yes|
|Removes Pet Dander||Yes||Yes|
|Gets Rid of Pollen||Yes||Yes|
|Filter Replacement Reminder||Yes||No|
|Easy Filter Replacement||Yes||Yes|
|Automatically Detects Airborne Particles||Yes||Yes|
|Size and Appearance||Yes||Yes|
|Filter Life - based on use||Yes||Yes|
|Controls and Modes||Yes||Yes|
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.
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Room coverage is between 300 Sq.Ft & 400 Sq.Ft. It has a 3 stage filtration system which ensures that all small particles of about 0.3 micron are trapped and filtered. It also uses an activated carbon filter to capture and filter bad odors like cigarette.
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.
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Uses a HEPA filter to capture 99.97% of air contaminants. It works hand-in-hand with the Pre-filter and an activated Carbon filter which captures Odor and germs. It will trap and pull in contaminated air through the back panel, filter it extensively and release it through the top vent.
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.
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.
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Features a 1 inch thick activated carbon filter to capture various household odors including cigarette odor.
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.
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Room coverage is between 300 Sq.ft and 400 Sq.ft. Air flow quality is great, the unit has an auto mode, but while in the auto mode, the CirQulate Syste offers thorough filtration basing on the quality of air in your home.
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
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: The unit is Energy Star Certified. It uses 75 watts only while on the highest mode and filters air in your room 3 times per hour. It also has a night mode function which turns off lights on the top of the unit when lights go off in your room.
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.
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Right, Its CADR is 279 for Smoke, 307 for Dust and 206 for pollen - so if you have asthma, you will find this unit relevant to your health.
Winix 5300 2: The PlasmaWave technology creates Hydroxyls which neutralize bacteria and germs that could make you sick.
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Gets rid of germs and bacteria that could cause harm to your health. The HEPA filter traps and removes 99.97% of air contaminants.
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.
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Captures and removes dust mites that hide in thick carpets, sofas, bed sheets, rugs ....etc.
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.
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: If you suffer from allergies and have asthma - You will notice a huge air quality change when you put this unit in your room. It will get rid of pet dander and dust in your home.
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.
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Uses the HEPA Filter to capture and remove pollen that gets into the air you breathe thus saving you from pollen related allergies.
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.
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Can detect and remove smoke from your room. This could be smoke from the kitchen or from a forest fire next to your home
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.
Winix 5300 2: Yes, it costs less than $200. It is among the best affordable air purifiers on the market.
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: YES. It is not expensive.
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.
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.
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Uses its HEPA air filter to capture 99.97% of air pollutants including allergens of all types. , it will trap and remove those small allergens that pets release from their saliva and dander.
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.
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Runs quietly and it switches off its indicator lights when you switch off light in your room. You will sleep comfortably without getting any noise pollution.
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.
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: The pre-filter is washable. It traps large particles so that they don't reach the HEPA filter and carbon filter. You can wash it once every week.
Winix 5300 2: Yes, it’s a very simple tusk to do.
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Simply open the purifier from the front panel and remove the old filters to be replaced.
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.
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: While in auto mode, the unit's sensors will always be on alert of air contaminants. Once the sensor detects a change in air quality, it adjusts fan speed to increase suction power of the unit.
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
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Uses only 75 watts while on its highest mode
Winix 5300 2: Yes it is energy star certified – it is a very economical appliance.
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Yes, it is energy start certified – your power bills won’t go up the roof.
Winix 5300 2: Dimension - 14.9 in (W) x 7.8 in (D) x 23.6 in(H) and Weight is - 17.6 lbs
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Unit Dimension is 16.13 x 9.75 x 24 inches. Control buttons are well positioned at the top and the AirQuality display is positioned at the front panel so you can easily know the quality of air in the room.
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.
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: On average it is 6 months.
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.
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Its called a Night Mode. The unit will detect that your room has got dark, so the white lights on the top of the unit will turn off and also the color wheel will go dim.
Winix 5300 2: It is Ozone free - does not emit harmful gases.
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: YES
Winix 5300 2: (1) Auto Mode, (2) Sleep Mode (3) Turbo Mode – this is the strongest most, ideal for excessive contamination.
Bissell air400 Air Purifier: All controls are found at the top of the unit. Modes include: Auto mode (auto detects air contaminants), Turbo mode (highest mode) and Silent mode (lowest mode - ideal for night time when you're sleeping).
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