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Winix QS VS. Germguardian Ac4100

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9.4
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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7.5
Runners Up:

Germguardian Ac4100

Reasons to buy Germguardian Ac4100 :

  • button icon Compact design perfect for small-spaces.
  • button icon True HEPA Filter removes 99.97% of allergens.
  • button icon Removes household-odors using a Charcoal-filter.
  • button icon UVC-light technology kills airborne bacteria & viruses.
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Winix QS

  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
  • WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS
  • AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES
  • SLEEP MODE
USABILITY
WINNER :

Winix QS

  • REMOTE CONTROL
SAFETY
WINNER :

Winix QS

  • CHILD LOCK
APPEARANCE
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Winix QS

Reasons why we like it:

  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
  • WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS
  • AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES
  • SLEEP MODE
  • REMOTE CONTROL
  • CHILD LOCK
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COMPARISON – Winix QS VS. Germguardian Ac4100

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
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

It comes with a HEPA-Filter that captures 99.97% of dust and airborne-allergens as small as 0.3-microns at an efficiency of 99.97%.

TIMER

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
No

No

FOR LARGE ROOMS

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
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
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

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

Yes

The charcoal pre-filter helps to capture and reduce common odors within your home including; cigarette-odor.

ROOM SIZE AND AIRFLOW

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

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

Yes

This unit is designed for use in smaller rooms with sizes of up-to 78sq.ft. Additionally, it takes in polluted-air at the back and then gives-off purified-air at the front.

FIGHTS GERMS

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
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

It uses UVC-light technology coupled with Titanium Dioxide to kill airborne germs, bacteria and viruses.

ELIMINATES DUST MITES

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
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

Its HEPA filter can trap and eliminate 99.97% of dust-mites and other airborne-pollutants. Likewise, its charcoal pre-filter will capture large dust-particles.

REMOVES PET DANDER

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

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

Yes

Uses a HEPA-filter to trap and eliminate pet-dander down to 0.3-microns at an efficiency of 99.97%.

GETS RID OF POLLEN

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

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

Yes

This unit can effectively remove pollen from your house using a HEPA-filter.

REMOVES SMOKE

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

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

Yes

Uses a charcoal pre-filter to capture large-particles and to eliminate smoke caused by cooking and cigarettes.

REMOVES MOLD

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

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

Yes

Uses UVC-light technology and a HEPA-Filter to kill and prevent the growth mold-spores within your home-environment.

TRAPS ALLERGENS

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

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

Yes

It uses a HEPA Filter to capture and eliminate 99.97% of Allergens and other airborne-pollutants as small as 0.3-microns.

QUIET OPERATION

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

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

Yes

The 3-speed-control includes a low-speed-setting that runs an ultra-quiet level making this unit perfect for use in the bedroom and office areas.

WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

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

No

EASY FILTER REPLACEMENT

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

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

Yes

You just have to remove the back-panel to access and change the filters without needing any professional help.

AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

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

No

SLEEP MODE

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
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.

No

WATTAGE

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

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

Yes

This device uses less than 40-watts on the highest speed-setting and less than 8-watts on the low speed-setting. it even features a voltage of 120V at 60Hz.

ENERGY STAR

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

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

Yes

This unit is energy-star rated for its minimal power-consumption at a low fan-speed.

Winix QS

USABILITY

CONTROLS AND MODES

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
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

Features an easy-to-use, round front dial knob control for adjusting to 3 fan-speeds coupled with a filter-change-indicator & UV-C light on/off-button.

FILTER REPLACEMENT REMINDER

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

LED indicator – alerts when filter requires replacement.

Yes

There is a filter change indicator that will help to remind you when to replace the filters.

ECONOMICAL

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

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

Yes

It won't have a negative-impact on your electricity-bills even if you run it 24×7 because of its low power-consumption.

AFFORDABLE

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

Comes at a good price - below $289

Yes

This device is very affordable and equipped with some great features you will ever find on an entry-level air-purifier.

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

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

Yes

It uses a HEPA-filter to reduce on dust and airborne-allergens down to 0.3-microns making it ideal for use by asthmatic-people.

ALEXA COMPATIBLE

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
No

No

REMOTE CONTROL

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

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

No

FILTER LIFE - BASED ON USE

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
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

The Charcoal Pre-filter and HEPA filter should be replaced after 6-to-9 months of use while the UV-light/ PCO-filter should be replaced after 10-to-12 months of use.

Winix QS

SAFETY

CHILD LOCK

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
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
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

Doesn’t produce harmful ozone’s.

Yes

This device can purify room-air without producing harmful-ozone because it uses advanced technologies like; UV-C light.

Winix QS

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

Compact and quality design – matches most interior decor.

Yes

Has a compact and lightweight speaker-like design with a round front dial knob control coupled with air-inlets at the back and air-outlets at the front.

SIZE AND APPEARANCE

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

12.2 x 12.2 x 29.5 inches

Yes

Features dimensions of: 7.5"L x 6.38"W x 10.38"H coupled with a box, compact multi-color body made of durable ABS-Plastic.

WEIGHT

Winix QS
Germguardian Ac4100
Yes

23.1 pounds

Yes

4.85-pounds which make it very lightweight and easy to carry or move.

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