CATEGORY : Air Purifiers

Winix U450 VS. AIRMEGA 300S

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Winner:

AIRMEGA 300S

Reasons to buy AIRMEGA 300S:

  • button icon App-Enabled for iOS & android.
  • button icon Real-time air quality Monitoring.
  • button icon A Filter Life time indicator.
  • button icon For Large-rooms up-to 1,256Sq.Ft.
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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 :

AIRMEGA 300S

  • TIMER
USABILITY
DRAW :
SAFETY
WINNER :

AIRMEGA 300S

  • CHILD LOCK
APPEARANCE
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
AIRMEGA 300S

Reasons why we like it:

  • TIMER
  • ALEXA COMPATIBLE
  • CHILD LOCK
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COMPARISON – Winix U450 VS. AIRMEGA 300S

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
Yes

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

Yes

This device uses a True HEPA filter to capture and reduce up to 99.97 percent of particles in air including; pollen, pollutants and other allergens.

TIMER

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
No

Yes

Its equipped with a Timer and Scheduler that will allow you to set it to operate for 1,2,4 or 8 hours before automatically shutting off.

FOR LARGE ROOMS

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
Yes

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

Yes

Its designed to clean air in rooms with sizes of up-to 1,256Sq.Ft thus making it a perfect appliance for use in large-rooms like; living-areas and bedrooms.

REMOVES CIGARETTE ODOR

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
Yes

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

Yes

It combines Green True-HEPA filter technology with an activated-carbon filter to remove 99.97 percent of cigarette-odor and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from your home.

ROOM SIZE AND AIRFLOW

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
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.

Yes

It purifies air in rooms with coverage of 1256-square-foot & open-areas on either side allow for a good flow of air to the filters.

FIGHTS GERMS

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
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.

Yes

It uses a True HEPA filter that captures and reduces up to 99.97% of germs and other allergens within your home environment.

ELIMINATES DUST MITES

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
Yes

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

Yes

It uses a pre-filter to capture large dust particles and a True HEPA filter to reduce on any dust-mites that may have escaped the pre-filter.

REMOVES PET DANDER

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
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.

Yes

It uses a combined activated-carbon and True HEPA filter to capture and eliminate up to 99.97% of pet-dander from your home.

GETS RID OF POLLEN

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
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%.

Yes

It also helps to trap and eliminate up-to 99.97% of pollen using a combined activated carbon and a True HEPA filter.

REMOVES SMOKE

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
Yes

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

Yes

An activated-carbon and a True-HEPA filter can help capture up-to 99.97% smoke including; kitchen-smoke, cigarette-smoke and other fumes within your home.

REMOVES MOLD

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
Yes

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

Yes

It uses a True HEPA filter that reduces up to 99.97 percent of mold and other particles as small as 0.3-microns.

TRAPS ALLERGENS

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
Yes

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

Yes

It traps and captures 99.97% of allergens and other pollutants as small as 0.3-microns using a True HEPA filter.

QUIET OPERATION

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
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.

Yes

This unit uses an Ultra-quiet, Powerful Dual Suction system that ensures optimum air-purification results but with optimum silence.

WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
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.

Yes

It features a washable, easy-to-clean pre-filter that captures large particles. So, this pre-filter should be cleaned basing on how much air it has processed.

EASY FILTER REPLACEMENT

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
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.

Yes

Both the pre-filter and the combined activated carbon and a True HEPA filters can be easily replaced without needing any technical help.

AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
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.

Yes

It uses a Smart-Mode feature to automatically adapt to its surroundings by adjusting fan-speeds basing on the room’s air quality.

SLEEP MODE

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
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.

Yes

It features sleep-mode that automatically turn-on to ensure silent-operation but with optimum-performance making it perfect for use in rooms that require optimum-silence.

WATTAGE

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
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.

Yes

This unit uses 66-watts at the highest speed-setting and lower-wattage at the lowest speed-setting which makes it very energy-efficient.

ENERGY STAR

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
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.

Yes

All Airmega air-purifiers meet EPA ENERGY-STAR ratings. In fact, this unit will turn-off to conserve energy if it detects great air-quality within any room environment.

AIRMEGA 300S

USABILITY

CONTROLS AND MODES

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
Yes

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

Yes

It control-panel is located at the top with a power-button coupled a series of LED-indicators. It also features an Auto-mode, Sleep-mode, Smart-mode, Eco-mode and 4 fan-speeds.

FILTER REPLACEMENT REMINDER

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
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.

Yes

The air filter indicator tells you when the two Max2-filters need to be replaced & when the pre-filters need to be cleaned for maximum efficiency.

ECONOMICAL

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
Yes

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

Yes

If the air-quality level remains good for 10-minutes, this device will automatically turn-off to conserve energy. Additionally, it only uses 66-watts at the highest speed-setting.

AFFORDABLE

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
Yes

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

No

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
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.

Yes

This unit is a great way to ensure good air-quality if you have special needs like; asthma and other allergies.

ALEXA COMPATIBLE

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
No

Yes

It also works with Amazon Alexa for remote voice-control while at home.

REMOTE CONTROL

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
Yes

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

Yes

It uses the Coway-IoCare mobile-app to facilitate for remote-control via your Smartphone. Additionally, this App is compatible with iOS and android devices.

FILTER LIFE - BASED ON USE

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
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.

Yes

The Max2 filters should be replaced after 12-months of daily usage while the pre-filters can be cleaned and reinstalled to ensure optimum performance.

SAFETY

CHILD LOCK

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
No

Yes

It features a manual-mode that works along with a child lock option to ensure optimum-safety.

OZONE FREE

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
Yes

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

Yes

This device is ozone-free and will even send you reading for ozone if there are ozone-pollutants within your home.

AIRMEGA 300S

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
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.

Yes

It features a contemporary, tower, box-shape that is space-saving coupled with 4 black-feet and a shiny white plastic body with controls at the top.

SIZE AND APPEARANCE

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
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.

Yes

It has dimensions of; 21.2"H x 13.6"W x 13.6"D for a space-saving design coupled with a white-plastic-body with controls on top and 4 black-feet at the bottom.

WEIGHT

Winix U450
AIRMEGA 300S
Yes

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

Yes

It weighs about 21.4-lbs which makes it a bit heavy but can be moved around different rooms within your home.

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