CATEGORY : Air Purifiers

Winix QS VS. Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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Winner:

Winix QS

Reasons to buy Winix QS:

  • button icon It has JBL Speakers - 2 in 1 device
  • button icon 4 stage filtration system
  • button icon Led air quality indicator
  • button icon 4 fan speed settings
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Runners Up:

Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Reasons to buy Germ Guardian AC5250PT :

  • button icon Affordable
  • button icon Ideal for allergic people
  • button icon Great for pet households
  • button icon Effective on litter box odors & other weird odors
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Winix QS

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

Winix QS

  • REMOTE CONTROL
SAFETY
WINNER :

Winix QS

  • CHILD LOCK
  • OZONE FREE
APPEARANCE
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Comparison Winner
Winix QS

Reasons why we like it:

  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
  • WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS
  • REMOTE CONTROL
  • CHILD LOCK
  • OZONE FREE
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COMPARISON – Winix QS VS. Germ Guardian AC5250PT

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Has True Hepa filtration – can capture 99.97% of all airborne allergens to a size of 0.3 microns, pet dander and pollutants. Leave air fresh.

Yes

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.

TIMER

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
No

Yes

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.

FOR LARGE ROOMS

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Cleans large rooms within coverage of 320 square feet. Place in the centre of large ranges within that range for effectiveness.

No

REMOVES CIGARETTE ODOR

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Uses coated deodorization carbon filter to remove cigarette odor. Eliminates cooking and any offensive smoke plus household odors.

Yes

Uses an activated charcoal filter to capture and eliminate common odors including cigarette smoke odors.

ROOM SIZE AND AIRFLOW

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Suitable for 320 square feet coverage. Has a maximum airflow of 405 m3/h. Automatically adjusts to meet airflow requirement.

Yes

Room coverage is up to “180Sq.ft.” CARD rating; CADR Smoke - 116, CADR Pollen 128, CADR Dust - 126

FIGHTS GERMS

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Neutralizes and fights germs using the Plasma wave technology. Kills up to 99.97% of germs that causes diseases in home, school or office.

Yes

Uses optional UV-C light technology that works along with Titanium Dioxide to eliminate airborne germs like; staph, influenza, pneumonia and rhinovirus

ELIMINATES DUST MITES

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Eliminates dust mites – dust mites usually hide in carpets and hard to reach areas. Dust mites cause asthmatic attacks, wheezing etc if not eliminated

Yes

Uses a True HEPA Filter to capture and remove up to 99.97% of dust mites. Additionally, it also features a Pre-filter that helps to capture large dust particles.

REMOVES PET DANDER

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Easily eliminates pet dander – makes it easier to live with pets. Makes living with pets enjoyable.

Yes

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.

GETS RID OF POLLEN

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Quickly detects and gets rid of pollen. Pollen breathed air triggers reactions like nasal congestion and sneezing among others.

Yes

Uses a True HEPA Filter to trap and eliminate pollen and other allergy-triggers within your home.

REMOVES SMOKE

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Removes all kinds of smoke – cigarette, cooking and even gaseous smoke through carbon filter.

Yes

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

REMOVES MOLD

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Instantly captures and removes mold. Living in rooms with mold can cause health issues like: cough, asthmatic attacks, skin irritations etc.

Yes

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.

TRAPS ALLERGENS

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Traps allergens using a combination of True hepa filter and coated deodorization carbon filter.

Yes

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.

QUIET OPERATION

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Quiet operation - Noise level ranges between a minimum of 28db to maximum of 56 dB. At 28 db, noise is barely heard.

Yes

Operates quietly even when operating at the highest speed-setting. Also features an ultra-quiet sleep mode that operates at the lowest setting to provide you with optimum peace when sleeping.

WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Pre-filters can be washed when they get dirty. Washing pre-filters improves its durability and effectiveness.

No

EASY FILTER REPLACEMENT

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Filters can easily be replaced in simple and short steps. Switch it off and remove old filter then properly insert new filter.

Yes

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

AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Has air quality smart sensor that automatically detects airborne particles. Adjusts the air cleaner settings to suit air cleaning.

Yes

Features an auto-mode that automatically captures and eliminates 99.97% of dust and allergens as small as 0.3-microns.

SLEEP MODE

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Sleep mode dims the lights and then operates the filtration on silent mode. Lets you enjoy your sleep without any bright light in the room.

Yes

Features an ultra-quiet sleep mode uses the lowest speed-setting in-order to ensure optimum silence when you’re sleeping at night.

WATTAGE

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Power consumption ranges from 3 wattage to 55 Wattage. Lowest wattage consumes very little power.

Yes

Uses 63-watts when operating on the highest speed-setting and it use 33-watts when running on the lowest speed setting.

ENERGY STAR

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Is energy star certified? Saves a lot of energy on sleep mode.

Yes

Energy Star Certified because it meets strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the US-EPA

Winix QS

USABILITY

CONTROLS AND MODES

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Built with a number of controls and modes to better its functionality. Sleep mode, Auto mode and 4 fan speed settings – adjust to the air quality at the moment automatically.

Yes

Controls include: A timer-set button, UV-C ON/OFF Button, Fan-speed button, Power on/off button and a filter-reset button. Modes include; the fan-speed mode, UV-C mode and ultra-quiet sleep mode.

FILTER REPLACEMENT REMINDER

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

LED indicator – alerts when filter requires replacement.

Yes

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

ECONOMICAL

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Has been energy start certified – you won’t spend a lot on power bills even when it stays on full time.

Yes

Uses less energy even with long-hours of performance and it is also very affordable.

AFFORDABLE

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Comes at a good price - below $289

Yes

It is very affordable compared to most air-purifier models within its range.

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Eliminates 99.97% of all air pollutants. Keeps the air clean so you don’t get asthmatic attacks.

Yes

It is perfect for allergy sufferers including Asthmatic People because of its UV-C light technology that works with Titanium Dioxide to reduce airborne bacteria, viruses, germs and mold-spores

ALEXA COMPATIBLE

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
No

No

REMOTE CONTROL

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Download the Winix Smart App on Smartphone – allows remote control.

No

FILTER LIFE - BASED ON USE

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

The life span of WINIX QS is 6 months. True hepa and carbon filter have a 1 year life span. You change it once a year when maintained well.

Yes

All the filters in this device require a replacement every 6-to-8 months

Winix QS

SAFETY

CHILD LOCK

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Press and then hold the child lock button – this will lock your settings. Prevents settings from being tampered with.

No

OZONE FREE

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Doesn’t produce harmful ozone’s.

No

Winix QS

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

Compact and quality design – matches most interior decor.

Yes

Tower design – fits in small spaces

SIZE AND APPEARANCE

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

12.2 x 12.2 x 29.5 inches

Yes

28-inch tall with a small footprint coupled with a lightweight body

WEIGHT

Winix QS
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Yes

23.1 pounds

Yes

10.55 pounds

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