Winix 5300 2

Score:

4355 points
Vs

Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Score:

4032 points

summary Review

Winix 5300 2 Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Performance Yes Yes
HEPA Filter Yes Yes
Timer Yes Yes
Child Lock Function No 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 No
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 No
Controls and Modes Yes Yes

COMPARISON – Winix 5300 2 VS Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Is a high-performance 3-in-1 device designed to capture and remove up to 99.97% of allergens from your home. Additionally, this device is portable and lightweight which makes it ideal for use in rooms of up to 180sq.ft. It also features a digital display panel, 5 speed-settings and an ultra-quiet sleep mode.

Yes / No

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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.

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: It features a HEPA Filter that captures and removes up to 99.97% of allergens and other particles as small as 0.3-microns such as household dust, pet-dander, mold-spores and plant-pollens.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Comes with an inbuilt-timer that can be set from 1-to-8 hours depending on how long you want this device to purify your room air before it shuts down. The timer makes the device safe for use at home even when you’re not around.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Child Lock Function

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

For Large Rooms

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: This unit uses an activated charcoal filter to capture and eliminate common odors including cigarette smoke odors. So, this implies that you will be able to live harmoniously with smokers within the same roof if you have this device.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: It is a 5-speed digital tower device that is best used in rooms of up to “180Sq.ft.”. Additionally, this device can filter and circulate room-air over 4x per hour using the built-in high-performance fans.

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

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Uses less energy even with long-hours of performance and it is also very affordable. Likewise, this device is only 28-inches tall and lightweight in-order to facilitate for easy movement in different rooms of up to 180Sq.ft.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: It is perfect for allergy sufferers including Asthmatic People because it features UV-C light technology that works with Titanium Dioxide to reduce airborne bacteria, viruses, germs and mold-spores within your home.

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.

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Uses optional UV-C light technology that works along with Titanium Dioxide to eliminate airborne germs like; staph, influenza, pneumonia and rhinovirus that usually inhabit within your home.

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.

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Uses a True HEPA Filter to capture and remove up to 99.97% of dust mites from your home in-order to keep it looking clean no-matter the season of the year. Additionally, it also features a Pre-filter that helps to capture large dust particles.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Uses a Pre-filter with an activated carbon layer to capture and remove pet-odors within your home hence making it a perfect appliance for pet-owners.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Uses a True HEPA Filter to trap and eliminate pollen and other allergy-triggers within your home which makes it perfect for use by allergy-sufferers’ no-matter the season of the year.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Uses an integrated Pre-filter and Charcoal-filter to trap and eliminate cooking-smoke, cigarette-smoke and other types of smoke that may accumulate within your home.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Uses a Hepa-Filter to capture up to 99.97% of allergens including mold. It also uses Pet Pure which is an antimicrobial agent added to the filter to inhibit the growth of mold, mildew and odor-causing bacteria on the surface of the filter.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Affordable

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

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: This device is actually very affordable compared to most air-purifier models within its range. In fact, the price of this device may differ depending on the store you get it from.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Features a filter replacement reminder that alerts you when it’s time to replace the filters. However, its only one single filter that needs to be replaced every 6-8 months and other filter require a replacement depending on the use of the product.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Uses a Hepa-Filter to remove 99.97% of allergens and other particles 0.3 microns from your home. This actually makes it a perfect home-appliance for allergy sufferers.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Can operate very quietly even when operating at the highest speed-setting. Additionally, it also features an ultra-quiet sleep mode that operates at the lowest setting in-order to provide you with optimum peace when sleeping.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Alexa Compatible

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Winner: Winix 5300 2

Easy Filter Replacement

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

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Features easy-to-change filters that will need to be replaced after 6-to-8 months or depending on the use of the product. In fact, these 3 filters can be easily accessed by pressing a lock and release button hence you won’t need any complicated tools to replace the filters.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Features an auto-mode that automatically captures and eliminates 99.97% of dust and allergens as small as 0.3-microns. In fact, this mode can analyze the air-quality within your home and then decides on the right speed-setting to use when purifying air.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: This device uses 63-watts when operating on the highest speed-setting and it use 33-watts when running on the lowest speed setting.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Energy Star

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

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: This unit is Energy Star Certified because it meets strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the US-EPA. So, it will help you save a lot of money on electricity bills monthly or annually even if you use it on a daily basis.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: This is a 28-inch tall air-purifier with a small footprint coupled with a lightweight body that makes it very easy to transport. Likewise, this device features a tower design with air inlet and outlet vents located at the front while the control panel is located at the top-section coupled with an intuitive display-screen.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: All the filters in this device require a replacement every 6-to-8 months or depending on the usage and air-quality in your region. Additionally, you will need to replace all filters at once in-order to maintain optimum performance.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: It features an ultra-quiet sleep mode uses the lowest speed-setting in-order to ensure optimum silence when you’re sleeping at night.

Yes / No

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OZONE free

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

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Winner: Winix 5300 2

Controls and Modes

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

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Features several controls which include; a timer-set button, UV-C ON/OFF Button, Fan-speed button, Power on/off button and a filter-reset button. Likewise, it also features different modes which include; the fan-speed mode, UV-C mode and ultra-quiet sleep mode.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Overall Winner

Winix 5300 2

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