CATEGORY : Air Purifiers

Winix U450 VS. Winix 5300 2

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Winner:

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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Runners Up:

Winix 5300 2

Reasons to buy Winix 5300 2 :

  • button icon Has a 3-stage system that cleans 99.97% pollutants.
  • button icon It can remove several allergens
  • button icon Purifies your room-air automatically
  • button icon Suitable for medium and large rooms
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
DRAW :
USABILITY
WINNER :

Winix U450

  • REMOTE CONTROL
SAFETY
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APPEARANCE
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Comparison Winner
Winix U450

Reasons why we like it:

  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
  • REMOTE CONTROL
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COMPARISON – Winix U450 VS. Winix 5300 2

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
Yes

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

Yes

It uses a True-HEPA filter which captures up to 99.97% of airborne particles that pollute the air you breath while indoors.

TIMER

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
No

Yes

Yes, Via the control panel you will see a Timer button that you can press to select a desired length of time.

FOR LARGE ROOMS

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
Yes

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

No

REMOVES CIGARETTE ODOR

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
Yes

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

Yes

It will eliminate cigarette odor & smoke using both the PlasmaWave Technology and a True HEPA filter to capture up to 99.97% of cigarette smoke.

ROOM SIZE AND AIRFLOW

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
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

Its room coverage is 360 sq.ft While its Air flow CADR rating for Dust - is 243 Sq.ft, Pollen - 246 Sq.ft and for Smoke - 232 Sq.ft.

FIGHTS GERMS

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
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

PlasmaWave technology creates Hydroxyls which neutralize bacteria and germs that could make you sick.

ELIMINATES DUST MITES

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
Yes

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

Yes

The True HEPA filter will trap all air pollutants of size 0.3 microns and dust mites are of this size.

REMOVES PET DANDER

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
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 True HEPA filter to remove pet dander & far which makes it perfect for use in homes with Allergic & Asthmatic people.

GETS RID OF POLLEN

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
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 can capture and remove 99.97% of pollen from indoor air thus making it safe to breathe.

REMOVES SMOKE

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
Yes

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

Yes

It uses a 3 Stage Air Purification system with a coated carbon filter that reduces smoke, household odors from the kitchen, pets odor and VOCs.

REMOVES MOLD

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
Yes

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

Yes

The integrated True HEPA Filter is very effective at removing mold spores by 99.97% success.

TRAPS ALLERGENS

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
Yes

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

Yes

It traps allergens by 99.97% success using its effective True HEPA Filtration system hence making air in your indoor environment safe to breathe.

QUIET OPERATION

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
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

Once in low level setting, this unit will operate quietly letting you sleep peacefully or enjoy your private time without getting interrupted by noise.

WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
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

Pre-filters should be cleaned once every 2 weeks in-order to achieve optimum air purification results.

EASY FILTER REPLACEMENT

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
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, it’s very easy to replace the filters of this device in just 5-minutes.

AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
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

The Smart Sensors will always monitor air quality in your room and even various LED-lights will be displayed showing the air-quality within your room.

SLEEP MODE

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
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

Yes, it has a sleep mode which helps to save energy but the SmartSensor will always be alert in-order to purify air when necessary.

WATTAGE

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
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

The wattage changes as you increase motor or fan speed. For example at Speed-1 uses 14-watts, Speed-2 uses 34-watts, Speed-3 uses 70-watts, Speed-4 uses 128-watts.

ENERGY STAR

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
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

Yes it is energy star certified which makes it is a very economical appliance.

USABILITY

CONTROLS AND MODES

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
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 has various control-modes which include; Auto Mode, Sleep Mode and Turbo Mode.

FILTER REPLACEMENT REMINDER

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
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 filter replacement function will notify you when it is time to make filter replacement. However, the True HEPA filter is replaceable while the Pre-filter is permanent.

ECONOMICAL

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
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 whereby it can run for 7 days and 12 hours per day but with limited power consumption.

AFFORDABLE

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it costs less than $200 which puts it among the best affordable air purifiers on the market.

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
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

Yes, it is good for people with Asthma because it eliminates 99.97% of air pollutants such as allergens, dust, pollen, smoke and dust mites.

ALEXA COMPATIBLE

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
No

No

REMOTE CONTROL

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
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
Winix 5300 2
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

You should change both the True HEPA filter & Carbon filter after 12 months (1 year). The filter replacement reminder will let you know.

Winix U450

SAFETY

CHILD LOCK

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
No

No

OZONE FREE

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
Yes

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

Yes

It is Ozone free and does not emit any harmful gases when under operation.

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
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 nice-looking, contemporary design that adds beauty and style to your bedroom, sitting-room, dining or office.

SIZE AND APPEARANCE

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
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 features dimensions of 14.9in (W) x 7.8in (D) x 23.6in (H). Additionally, the controls are on top while air-vents are on the sides.

WEIGHT

Winix U450
Winix 5300 2
Yes

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

Yes

This device weighs only 17.6-lbs which makes it very lightweight and portable enough to carry around your home.

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