CATEGORY : Air Purifiers

Winix NK105 VS. Winix U450

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9.4
Winner:

Winix NK105

Reasons to buy Winix NK105:

  • button icon A 360 degree all-in-one filter.
  • button icon A 4-stage air cleaning system.
  • button icon Suitable for small-to-medium rooms of up-to 320sq.Ft.
  • button icon Wi-Fi enabled for remote-control using Winix smart app.
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9.1
Runners Up:

Winix U450

Reasons to buy Winix U450 :

  • button icon A 5-Stage Air Cleaning Process.
  • button icon Air Quality-Sensor with Auto-Mode.
  • button icon AHAM Room-Size Rating of 450-square.feet.
  • button icon True-HEPA Filter captures 99.97% of pollutants.
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Winix U450

  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
  • WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS
USABILITY
WINNER :

Winix NK105

  • ALEXA COMPATIBLE
SAFETY
WINNER :

Winix NK105

  • CHILD LOCK
APPEARANCE
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Comparison Winner
Winix NK105

Reasons why we like it:

  • TIMER
  • ALEXA COMPATIBLE
  • CHILD LOCK
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COMPARISON – Winix NK105 VS. Winix U450

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

It features a 360-degree True HEPA Filter that helps to capture 99.97% airborne-pollutants up-to as 0.3-microns.

Yes

Features a True HEPA Filter that captures airborne-pollutants as small as 0.3-microns at an efficiency of 99%.

TIMER

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

You can use the WINIX-SMART-app to control and set how long you want this device to run right from your Smartphone or tablet.

No

FOR LARGE ROOMS

Winix NK105
Winix U450
No

Yes

It can purify air in rooms of up to 450sq.ft making great for use in large-rooms of your home.

REMOVES CIGARETTE ODOR

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

Its 360-degree CD Carbon Filter will help to eliminate different household-odors including; cigarette-odor in-order to keep your house smelling fresh.

Yes

It uses an Advanced Odor Control Washable Activated Carbon filter & PlasmaWave Technology to eliminate cigarette-odor and other chemical-pollutants.

ROOM SIZE AND AIRFLOW

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

This unit is meant for use in small-to-medium sized rooms of up-to320Sq.Ft. Additionally, it sucks polluted-air from sides for purification and then gives-off clean purified -air from the top-section.

Yes

This machine can purify rooms of up to 450sq-ft making it perfect for use within medium-to-large rooms. It also features a powerful airflow that can circulate the entire room quickly.

FIGHTS GERMS

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

Uses PlasmaWave-Technology and a True HEPA Filter to eliminate germs. It also uses Cleancel-Technology that infuses an antimicrobial-treatment to the plastic-surface in-order to prevent bacterial growth.

Yes

It uses PlasmaWave-Technology and Antimicrobial CleanCell Protection on the True HEPA Filter to eliminate and prevent the growth of germs and bacteria within your home.

ELIMINATES DUST MITES

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

Its True HEPA Filter will help to eliminate 99.97% dust-mites while the Outer Pre-Filter helps to trap large dust-particles.

Yes

Uses Antimicrobial CleanCell Protection Technology coupled with a True HEPA Filter to eliminate dust-mites from your home environment.

REMOVES PET DANDER

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

The 360-degree True HEPA Filter can capture 99.97% of airborne-pollutants including; pet-dander.

Yes

The Anti-microbial True HEPA Filter can capture 99% of airborne-pollutants including; pet-dander and other allergens as small as 0.3-microns to help you live comfortably with pets.

GETS RID OF POLLEN

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

Its True HEPA Filter can destroy airborne-pollutants like pollen down to 0.3-microns at an efficiency of 99.97%.

Yes

Uses a True HEPA Filter to remove pollutants like pollen and other airborne-particles down to 0.3-microns at an efficiency-rate of 99%.

REMOVES SMOKE

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

It uses a CD-Carbon-Filter and PlasmaWave-Technology to eliminate cooking-smoke, cigarette-smoke and other household-odors.

Yes

It uses a Washable Odor Control Carbon Filter & PlasmaWave technology to eliminate cooking-smoke, cigarette-smoke and other household-odors.

REMOVES MOLD

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

The True HEPA Filter can eliminate 99.97% of mold-spores down to 0.3-microns so as to keep your home fresh at all times.

Yes

It uses Antimicrobial CleanCell Protection Technology coupled with a True HEPA Filter to eliminate mold-spores at an efficiency of 99%.

TRAPS ALLERGENS

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

This unit can trap and eliminate 99.97% of allergens and other airborne-pollutants using its 360-degree True HEPA Filter coupled with PlasmaWave-Technology.

Yes

It can eliminate 99.99% of allergens and other airborne-pollutants using an Anti-microbial True HEPA Filter.

QUIET OPERATION

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

It can be whisper-silent operating in sleep-mode with only 33.7-DBs and it’s even quiet when running on turbo-mode with only 52.7-DBs.

Yes

This device can operate quietly when set to the lowest speed-setting and also features a sleep-mode that ensures whisper-quiet operation with lights-off.

WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS

Winix NK105
Winix U450
No

Yes

Features a Washable Anti-bacterial-Pre-Filter and Washable Odor Control Carbon Filter. Both filters must be washed every 3-months for maximum effectiveness.

EASY FILTER REPLACEMENT

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

It features a 360-degree all-in-one filter that is very easy to access and replace by simply removing the side-panel without requiring any complicated tools.

Yes

It comes with easy to replace filters that can be conveniently accessed by removing the front-panel using simple tools like a screw-driver.

AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

It uses an Auto-mode and Smart-Sensors to monitor indoor air-quality and after automatically adjust fan-speed so as to equalize any airborne-pollutants and create a clean-air environment.

Yes

Its Auto-Mode and Air-Quality-Sensor combine to automatically determine the best fan-speed to filter the air within your rooms so as to maintain a clean living-environment.

SLEEP MODE

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

This unit features a sleep-mode that allows it to operate at lower fan-speed with dimmed-lights to help you achieve a quieter and comfortable sleeping-environment.

Yes

This device can sense low-light and then automatically enters sleep-mode which turns down the fan-speed and dims the panel-lights for quiet night-time operation.

WATTAGE

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

It uses about 55-watts on the highest fan-speed (Turbo-mode) and about 8-watts at lowest fan-speed (sleep-mode). It also has a power-voltage of: 110-to-120V.

Yes

This unit has a maximum energy-consumption rate of 110-watts which makes it very energy efficient and perfect for use in any home.

ENERGY STAR

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

This device is Energy Star Rated for its low energy-consumption. In fact, it does not take a lot of energy to run this unit.

Yes

This device is Energy Star Certified because it uses only 110-watts at the highest speed setting and a lower-wattage at the lowest speed-setting.

Winix U450

USABILITY

CONTROLS AND MODES

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

Has touch-button-controls at the top-section and these include; Wi-Fi, Mode (Manual-Operation, Auto-Mode, Sleep-Mode), Check-Filter, Power and several SmartSensors and LED-lights.

Yes

Features an electronic control panel at top-section with several modes like; Auto, sleep, PlasmaWave, Fan-speed, and several LED-indicators and sensors.

FILTER REPLACEMENT REMINDER

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

A filter change notification light will alert you instantly when it’s time to replace the 360-degree all-in-one filter.

Yes

There is an integrated filter-change-indicator that will light-up to let you know that it’s time to replace the true-HEPA-filter and Washable Carbon Filter.

ECONOMICAL

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

This device is ENERGY-STAR certified which implies that it won’t take a lot of energy to run thus making it very economical.

Yes

It’s very energy-efficient and will help you save a lot of money on electricity bills annually.

AFFORDABLE

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

It is very affordable yet it’s equipped with some of the best high-end features that you can only find on advanced air-purifier models.

Yes

This unit is very affordable yet it has some of the best features.

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

Works perfectly for asthmatic-people because it features a True HEPA Filter and PlasmaWave-Technology that help to eliminate 99.97% of allergens.

Yes

Uses Antimicrobial CleanCell Protection Technology and an Anti-microbial True HEPA Filter to effectively remove 99.99% of allergens which are the main causes asthma.

ALEXA COMPATIBLE

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

Since this device is Wi-Fi enabled, it will connect to any SmartHome-device including Amazon-Echo devices (ALEXA).

No

REMOTE CONTROL

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

This unit can be connected to the Winix smart app for remote-monitoring from anywhere using your Smartphone or tablet.

Yes

Comes with a remote-control that facilitates for convenient-operation within a 20-foot radius from the unit.

FILTER LIFE - BASED ON USE

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

The integrated 360-degree All-in-One Filter should be replaced every 12-months or depending on the air-quality-levels within your area.

Yes

The Anti-microbial True HEPA Filtration must be replaced every 12-months while the Odor-Control-Carbon-Filter & Pre-Filter must be washed every 3-months and replaced after 12-months.

Winix NK105

SAFETY

CHILD LOCK

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

The Child Lock feature can be enabled through the Winix smart app to prevent unwanted changes of settings at the control-panel.

No

OZONE FREE

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

It is ozone-safe and it also uses PlasmaWave-Technology to eliminate airborne-pollutants without emitting harmful-Ozone.

Yes

It uses PlasmaWave-Technology that is an ozone-safe and complies with California Air Resources Board (CARB).

Winix NK105

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

Features a circular and conical tower-shaped structure with a display-control-panel at the top coupled with an air-quality LED-light, SmartSensors, Filter-change-indicator and a Handle.

Yes

Features a simple tower-shaped body with a control-panel at the top-section featuring several modes, LEDs and sensors coupled with a bottom-stand and air-vents on sides.

SIZE AND APPEARANCE

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

It has a dimension of: 12.2”W x 12.2”D x 29.5H and this makes it very slim and portable. It also has a white, conical-tower-shaped body made of durable ABS-plastic.

Yes

Has dimensions of; 18.9 x 11.8 x 25.6-inches which makes it very portable. It also has a white, nice-looking, tower-shaped-body made of durable ABS-plastic.

WEIGHT

Winix NK105
Winix U450
Yes

Weighs 23.1-pounds coupled with a carrying-handle for easy movement from room-to-room.

Yes

This device weighs about 18.7-pounds which makes it easy to lift and move from room-to-room.

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