CATEGORY : Air Purifiers

Winix T1 Professional VS. Winix 5500 2

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Winner:

Winix T1 Professional

Reasons to buy Winix T1 Professional:

  • button icon Is a 6-stage cleaning system with multiple filters
  • button icon Up to 4 air changes per hour
  • button icon Large room coverage – 1000 square feet
  • button icon Full color LCD air quality indicator
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Runners Up:

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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Winix T1 Professional

  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
USABILITY
WINNER :

Winix 5500 2

  • AFFORDABLE
SAFETY
WINNER :

Winix T1 Professional

  • CHILD LOCK
APPEARANCE
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Winix T1 Professional

Reasons why we like it:

  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
  • CHILD LOCK
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COMPARISON – Winix T1 Professional VS. Winix 5500 2

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

Winix T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Has a heavy duty True hepa filter – has been independently certified and proven to remove 99.97% of allergens, bacteria and VOCs to the size of 0.3 microns in size.

Yes

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

TIMER

Winix T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Timer can be scheduled – switches off air purifier after a particular period of up to 12 hours.

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 T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Room coverage is 1000 square feet. Ideal for large rooms within that range. Recommended to clean large spaces, offices, schools, other rooms etc

No

REMOVES CIGARETTE ODOR

Winix T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Uses AOC carbon filter to remove cigarette odor. Chemically absorbs all kinds of odor from cigarettes, cooking, pets, human perfumes etc

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 T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Covers a room size of 1000 square feet. Practically room sizes within that range can be cleaned. Extends to clean kitchen and other rooms.

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 T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Fights germs using patented Plasmawave system – neutralizes germs from the indoor air that cause health issues.

Yes

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

ELIMINATES DUST MITES

Winix T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Removes all dust mites – they usually hide in mattresses, cushions, comforters and carpets.

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 T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Removes pet dander – usually tinny skin particles shed from pets. Creates harmonious living with pets.

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 T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Identifies and gets rid of pollen. Filters air to gather all pollen that can cause health risks like trigger allergies.

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 T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Removes smoke easily. Activates carbon contaminants to remove smoke through chemical absorption.

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 T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Removes fungal mold from living space. Environments with mold lead to health complications like : cough, stuffed nose and skin irritation

Yes

Can remove mold using its powerful True HEPA system.

TRAPS ALLERGENS

Winix T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Combination of 6 filtration system like True Hepa filtration traps allergens. Allergen when breathed in leads to allergic reaction.

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 T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Operates powerfully but relatively quiet. Its noise level is 34 db on the lowest speed. Highest fan speed is 55 db.

Yes

The unit operates quietly while in auto mode - so you won't lose your sleep

WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS

Winix T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Can be washed – it gathers dead skin and hair from the hair. Should be washed to prevent clogged and ineffectiveness.

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 T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Filter replacement is simple – make sure it is powered off before you pull out the filter for replacement.

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 T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Smart air quality detects quality of indoor air. Provides superior clean by automatically adjusting speed to suit quality of air.

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 T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Activate sleep mode at night. It dims the light in the room as it purifies the air.

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 T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

On low speed, it uses 10 wattage and 200 watts on high speed. Save energy by running it on low speed often.

Yes

70 Watts, Power Voltage - AC120V/60Hz

ENERGY STAR

Winix T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Has been energy start certified for low power usage. Saves you from heavy energy bills even when used full time.

Yes

Yes it is energy star certified

Winix T1 Professional

USABILITY

CONTROLS AND MODES

Winix T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Controls like language settings, volume and brightness. Comes with Sleep mode

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 T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Change filter indicator – turns on to remind you to change your filter.

Yes

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

ECONOMICAL

Winix T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Economical on the low speed settings – its smart sensor will place device on sleep mode to save energy.

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 T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
No

Yes

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

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

Winix T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Mixture of filtration stage is ideal for asthmatic people. Asthmatic attacks will be no more.

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 T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
No

No

REMOTE CONTROL

Winix T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Built with wifi connectivity and WinixSmart app. Assists monitor and control air quality remotely.

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 T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Replaced once the bar is empty depending on usage

Yes

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

Winix 5500 2

SAFETY

CHILD LOCK

Winix T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Features a child lock – prevents children from making changes to Winix T1

No

OZONE FREE

Winix T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Built with various modes and controls that determine its effectiveness. Sleep mode releases zero particle emission and is ozone free.

Yes

Yes, it does not emit off bad gases.

Winix T1 Professional

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

Winix T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Premium and compact design – won’t require much space for storage

Yes

Simple Design - With a 3 Stage Filtration System

SIZE AND APPEARANCE

Winix T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

17 x 17 x 39.8 inches

Yes

15 x 8.2 x 23.6 in

WEIGHT

Winix T1 Professional
Winix 5500 2
Yes

57 pounds

Yes

15.4 lbs

Overall Winner

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