|Winix 5300 2||IQAir HealthPro Plus|
|Child Lock Function||No||Yes|
|For Large Rooms||No||Yes|
|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||Yes|
|Easy Filter Replacement||Yes||Yes|
|Automatically Detects Airborne Particles||Yes||No|
|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.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: Is the number one rated room air purifier for asthma and allergies. It covers a room size of up to 1,125 Sq.ft and it is a proven medical-grade air filtration system - 100x better than all HEPA air purifiers. Uses 3 filters and these include: PreMax filter, HyperHEPA and V5-Cell™ 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.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: Uses a HyperHEPA Filtration system which is proven and certified to trap and remove almost all airborne pollutants (ultrafine) of size 0.003 microns in size at 99.97% efficiency - that traditional HEPA filters can't do. The 0.003 microns is 100 times smaller than what ordinary air purifiers can trap & filter.
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.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: Via its menu, you can opt for - (1) Time & Day Settings - you to set current time and day settings, (2) Automatic Timer ''Day-of-the-Week-Timer'' - deactivate Timer ON period on particular days of the week, (3) Timer ON / OFF (4) Speed Selection - it allows you to set fan speed for the Timer ON period.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: Features control panel keys that can be locked to prevent tampering with settings. You can easily lock or unlock the control panel keys by pressing both the MENU & ENTER Keys simultaneously for at least 3 seconds. You can operate the unit with a remote control even when the system is locked.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: Yes, its room coverage is 1,125 Sq.ft
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.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: The V5 Cell Filter (F2) is strong enough to capture and remove Cigarette odor from your room
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.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: Room size coverage is 1125 Sq.ft and It Delivers up to 780 cfm while at the lowest setting which consumes 27 watts. But when set at the highest speed - it will consume 215 watts.
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
IQAir HealthPro Plus: Its air filters last longer so you won't spend any money soon buying air filters.
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.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: This is number one choice for allergy sufferers. It has recieved recognition for its ability to reduce allergens and other air contaminants by prominent companies like ''AllergyBuyersClub.com, Best Buy and Consumer Digest Magazine.
Winix 5300 2: The PlasmaWave technology creates Hydroxyls which neutralize bacteria and germs that could make you sick.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: The HyperHEPA filtration technology is tailored for superior airborne particle removal. It is the only air purifier that removes ultrafine particles by 90% (these include germs & viruses)
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.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: Since it can trap and eliminate pollutants as small as 0.003 micron in size - it can easily capture and remove dust mites that hide in carpets, rugs and bed sheets.
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.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: Its HyperHEPA filtration technology can capture and remove 99.97% of pet dander. So if you leave with pets, worry no more about Pet Dander because iQair is very powerful and effective
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.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: Is good at eliminating pollen before it enters the air you breathe. So if you have Asthma – this is the right air purifier for you.
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.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: Reacts very well to smoke of all types; It could be smoke from the kitchen, bush fire or tobacco smoke.
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.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: Yes, it does remove mold effectively.
Winix 5300 2: Yes, it costs less than $200. It is among the best affordable air purifiers on the market.
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.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: The PreMax Filter Life LED - notifies you of the status of the PreMax filter while the HyperHEPA filter Life LED - notifies you on when to replace the HyperHEPA filter. On the Control panel you will see the total number of hours remaining for each air filter to expire.
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.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: Traps and removes allergens by 99.97%. The HyperHEPA filter system is tailored to eliminate all sorts of allergens including ultra-fine particles that are smaller than 0.1 microns in size and dominate almost 90% of airborne particles that could make you sick.
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.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: Has an average of 7% less sound across various fan speeds. It will operate quietly without reducing on its filter life and performance. Its double-walled housing does not allow sound to escape even when the unit is operating at the highest setting.
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.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: You can wash or vacuum them to remove dust. The PreMax Pre-Filter is the first air filter to clean air sucked into the machine, it traps large particles – so cleaning it once a week maintains the performance of the unit.
Winix 5300 2: Yes, it’s a very simple tusk to do.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: Air filters are well positioned at the back of the purifier making it very easy to remove and replace them.
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.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: Features a streamlined system control panel and a handheld remote which makes it easy to manage and use the device. You can easily adjust fan speed, program the unit and set schedules with a remote control.
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
IQAir HealthPro Plus: 27 Watts (on Fan Speed 1) - 53 Watts (on Fan Speed 2) - 92 Watts (on Speed 3) - 121 Watts (on Fan Speed 4) - 154 Watts (on Fan Speed 5) 215 Watts (on Fan Speed 6) and 1 Watt when the unit is on standby.
Winix 5300 2: Yes it is energy star certified – it is a very economical appliance.
Winix 5300 2: Dimension - 14.9 in (W) x 7.8 in (D) x 23.6 in(H) and Weight is - 17.6 lbs
IQAir HealthPro Plus: Product Dimension is - 16 x 15 x 28 inches / Weighs - 35 pounds.
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.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: (1) PreMax filter lasts 18 months while on a 10 hour daily usage, (2) V5-Cell™ Filter lasts for 2 years while on average usage of 10 hours on speed 3, (3) HyperHEPA® Filter lasts for 4 solid years based on an average daily usage of 10 hours - on speed 3.
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.
Winix 5300 2: It is Ozone free - does not emit harmful gases.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: It does not emit off ozone gases and harmful chemicals to the environment – this makes it safe for every home.
Winix 5300 2: (1) Auto Mode, (2) Sleep Mode (3) Turbo Mode – this is the strongest most, ideal for excessive contamination.
IQAir HealthPro Plus: Has various control keys on its touch pad and these include; Power Key (for switching ON/OFF), Arrow Key (for adjusting fan speed), Menu Key (this one gives you access to all the 11 menus), Enter Key (once pressed for 3 seconds - it allows modification of settings), Filter Life LEDs (shows lifespan of air filters)
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