CATEGORY : Air Purifiers

Winix QS VS. Winix 5500 2

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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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Winix 5500 2

Reasons to buy Winix 5500 2 :

  • button icon Best Bang For Your Buck
  • button icon Great Performance - Clears up Allergies
  • button icon Can filter farts and all bad odors
  • button icon It is a very solid unit - Durable
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PERFORMANCE
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USABILITY
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SAFETY
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Winix QS

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APPEARANCE
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Winix QS

Reasons why we like it:

  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
  • CHILD LOCK
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COMPARISON – Winix QS VS. Winix 5500 2

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
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 uses a True HEPA Filter, Odor Reducing Carbon Filter and WINIX PlasmaWave Technology to filter 99.97% of air contaminants

TIMER

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
No

Yes

The Set and Forget function allows you to time and schedule the machine - you don't have to worry about air quality when you're not at home.

FOR LARGE ROOMS

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
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
Winix 5500 2
Yes

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

Yes

Uses its 3 stage air purification system to get rid of Cigarette Odor.The Coated Deodorization Carbon Filter reduces VOCs and household odors from cigarette smoking, cooking, and pet urine.

ROOM SIZE AND AIRFLOW

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
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 360 sq. ft. AHAM Verified & CADR Rating for Dust - 243 sq.ft, for Pollen - 246 Sq.ft, for Smoke - 232 Sq.ft

FIGHTS GERMS

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
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

Its PlasmaWave technology creates Hydroxyl to neutralize germs, bacteria, VOCs, gases and odors

ELIMINATES DUST MITES

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
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

These will be captured and eliminated by the True HEPA Filter because Dust mites are very small in size - about 0.3 microns in size.

REMOVES PET DANDER

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
Yes

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

Yes

The True HEPA filters will capture 99.97% of all airborne particles including pet dander that comes from your pets.

GETS RID OF POLLEN

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
Yes

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

Yes

The True HEPA Filter will get rid of pollen thus save you from pollen related allergies such as flu, sneezing and blocked nose.

REMOVES SMOKE

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
Yes

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

Yes

Does not matter if the smoke is from the kitchen, cigarette or wild fire - Winix 5500-2's True HEPA Filter will trap and remove 99.97% of smoke.

REMOVES MOLD

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
Yes

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

Yes

Can remove mold using its powerful True HEPA system.

TRAPS ALLERGENS

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
Yes

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

Yes

The TrueHEPA filter traps 99.97% of Allergens that could make you sick thus make the environment you leave in safe.

QUIET OPERATION

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
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 unit operates quietly while in auto mode - so you won't lose your sleep

WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
Yes

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

Yes

Uses Washable Advanced Odor Control carbon filters which should be cleaned every after 14 days; these pre-filters are permanent.

EASY FILTER REPLACEMENT

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
Yes

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

Yes

All you have to do is to turn off the air filter before removing filters. After that - remove the front panel by pushing its upper edge and slowly pull forward.

AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
Yes

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

Yes

Has SmartSensors that monitor air quality 24/7. So the moment contaminants get into the air you breathe, the unit will automatically increase fan speed to capture allergens.

SLEEP MODE

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
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

You can easily press the Mode button on the control panel to select Sleep mode. You will see a LED ''Sleep'' light indicating Sleep mode is activated.

WATTAGE

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
Yes

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

Yes

70 Watts, Power Voltage - AC120V/60Hz

ENERGY STAR

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
Yes

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

Yes

Yes it is energy star certified

USABILITY

CONTROLS AND MODES

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
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

(1) Auto Mode - enables auto operation .(2) Sleep Mode - once it's in the sleep mode, the Air Quality Indicator LED light is disabled and the fan speed is automatically set to LOW.

FILTER REPLACEMENT REMINDER

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
Yes

LED indicator – alerts when filter requires replacement.

Yes

Has a filter replacement reminder which notifies you when it’s time to replace air filters.

ECONOMICAL

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
Yes

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

Yes

The unit is Energy Star Certified - it uses very little power to clean and filter air in your room. Its True HEPA filter & AOC Carbon Filter lasts up to 12 months and the Pre-filter is Permanent.

AFFORDABLE

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Comes at a good price - below $289

Yes

Yes, it is one of the best affordable air purifiers on the market.

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
Yes

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

Yes

The True HEPA filter and PlasmaWave Technology work hand-in-hand to break down allergens, odors, indoor pollutants, chemical vapors, dust, dust mites, pet dander and other related air contaminants

ALEXA COMPATIBLE

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
No

No

REMOTE CONTROL

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
Yes

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

Yes

Control this unit with a remote control. Things you can do with this remote control include; turning ON/OFF the unit, Enable Auto Mode and Increase Fan Speed.

FILTER LIFE - BASED ON USE

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
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

Both the Carbon filter and True HEPA filter last up to 12 months.

SAFETY

CHILD LOCK

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
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
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Doesn’t produce harmful ozone’s.

Yes

Yes, it does not emit off bad gases.

Winix QS

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Compact and quality design – matches most interior decor.

Yes

Simple Design - With a 3 Stage Filtration System

SIZE AND APPEARANCE

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
Yes

12.2 x 12.2 x 29.5 inches

Yes

15 x 8.2 x 23.6 in

WEIGHT

Winix QS
Winix 5500 2
Yes

23.1 pounds

Yes

15.4 lbs

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