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Winix U450 VS. Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier

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Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier

Reasons to buy Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier:

  • button icon Wide room coverage of up to 1100 Sq.Ft
  • button icon Customizable appearance and performance
  • button icon Operates quietly while on low setting
  • button icon Very effective on Pet Dander, Allergens, Smoke, Odor & Dust
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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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PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier

  • TIMER
USABILITY
WINNER :

Winix U450

  • REMOTE CONTROL
SAFETY
WINNER :

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier

  • CHILD LOCK
APPEARANCE
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Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier

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COMPARISON – Winix U450 VS. Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

4 types of HEPA filters: (1) HEPA PURE - for dust and allergens. (2) HEPA SILVER - for germs, mold and asthma. (3) HEPA FRESH PLUS - for smoke, cigarette smoke, VOCs and heavier chemicals. (4) HEPA ODORCELL - for pet & diaper odor.

TIMER

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
No

Yes

Set desired schedules on this unit. It will always remember when to filter air in your room.

FOR LARGE ROOMS

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

Has room coverage of 1100 Sq.ft when operating on Max Speed and 690 Sq.ft when on quiet operation.

REMOVES CIGARETTE ODOR

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

The HEPA-FRESHPLUS air filter will get rid of cigarette smoke.

ROOM SIZE AND AIRFLOW

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
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

Room size coverage is 1,100 Sq.Ft. The CFM is 150 CFM on Low Speed and 286 CFM on the highest speed.

FIGHTS GERMS

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
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

The HEPA-SILVER air filter is the one which deals with germs and bacteria that contaminate the air you breathe

ELIMINATES DUST MITES

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

Gets rid of dust mites using the HEAP-PURE air filter or the HEPA-SILVER

REMOVES PET DANDER

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
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

Will capture pet dander the moment in shows up in your room thus relive you from pet dander allergies such as coughing and wheezing.

GETS RID OF POLLEN

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
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

Uses 4 HEPA FILTERS - none of these will fail to remove pollen from the air you breathe, thus save you from pollen related allergies such as nasal congestion

REMOVES SMOKE

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

The HEPA-FRESHPLUS is a very effective air filter - it deals with smoke, chemicals, VOCs and heavier chemicals. It will trap and remove smoke of any nature

REMOVES MOLD

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

The HEPA-SILVER is the one in charge of trapping and getting rid of mold and germs that could make you sick.

TRAPS ALLERGENS

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

HEPA-PURE air filter traps and removes allergens on the first stage of air filtration

QUIET OPERATION

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
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

Whisper-quiet operation when the purifier is at the lowest settings. However, when speed is increased some little noise will be hard.

WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
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

Has a washable Pre-filter which captures large particles, extending life of other filters in the unit.

EASY FILTER REPLACEMENT

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
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

YES – just take off the front panel and remove the old filter which requires replacement.

AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
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

With its intelligent sensors, the unit will automatically detect air contaminants, trap and remove them - thus make the air in your room clean.

SLEEP MODE

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
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

The sleep mode is activated when you switch off lights in your room. This will put the unit into sleep.

WATTAGE

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
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

Power consumption - 105 watts while on the highest speed & Power supply - 120 Volts

ENERGY STAR

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
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

It is energy start certified. It will save you both energy and money

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier

USABILITY

CONTROLS AND MODES

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
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

Features the following controls and modes:- Auto Mode, Timer Button, Air Quality Feedback Light. Smartsensor, Ionizer And Filter Life Indicator

FILTER REPLACEMENT REMINDER

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
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

Has a filter replacement indicator. There’s no guess work when it comes to filter replacement and cleaning. Lifespan of new air filter is 8-9 months.

ECONOMICAL

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

It is Energy Star Certified and it has an automatic mode sensor which auto detects dust & air pollutants

AFFORDABLE

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

It is Worth The Money. Not too cheap but according to its functionality and area coverage – it is worth the price

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
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

Uses a HEPA SILVER air filter to trap and remove germs, bacteria, dust, pollen and mold from air thus making it safe for asthmatic person to breathe.

ALEXA COMPATIBLE

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
No

No

REMOTE CONTROL

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
Yes

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

No

FILTER LIFE - BASED ON USE

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
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

8-9 months – when used for 12 hours per day.

Winix U450

SAFETY

CHILD LOCK

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
No

Yes

Features child-friendly features which include; locking control panel & child-safe vent guard. This makes Alen and a good choice for homes with kids.

OZONE FREE

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

It does don’t emit bad gases that pollute the environment. This unit is very safe for your home, family and the entire environment.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
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

Innovative design wit 15 diverse panel options. Perfect for living rooms, bed rooms and kitchen

SIZE AND APPEARANCE

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
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

10 x 17.8 x 26.8 inches

WEIGHT

Winix U450
Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

21 pounds

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