CATEGORY : Air Purifiers

Winix U450 VS. Winix c555

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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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Winix c555

Reasons to buy Winix c555 :

  • button icon 5 stages of air purification.
  • button icon Covers rooms of up-to 360sq.ft.
  • button icon Advanced Odor-Control Carbon Filter.
  • button icon PlasmaWave-Technology destroys bacteria.
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COMPARISON – Winix U450 VS. Winix c555

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

Winix U450
Winix c555
Yes

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

Yes

It is equipped with an Anti-microbial True HEPA Filter that captures airborne-pollutants as small as 0.3-microns at an efficiency of 99.97%.

TIMER

Winix U450
Winix c555
No

Yes

The included Timer-button will allow you to set the device to operate for either 1, 4 or 8 hours depending on your air-purification needs.

FOR LARGE ROOMS

Winix U450
Winix c555
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 c555
Yes

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

Yes

It uses a washable activated-carbon filter to trap and eliminate different household-odors including; cigarette-odor and other chemical-pollutants within air.

ROOM SIZE AND AIRFLOW

Winix U450
Winix c555
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’s designed for use in small-rooms of up-to 360Sq.Feet. It also features air-inlets on sides and outlets at the front coupled with a decent airflow-delivery-rate.

FIGHTS GERMS

Winix U450
Winix c555
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 PlasmaWave-Technology and an Anti-microbial Coating on the True HEPA Filter to help eliminate germs, bacteria and to prevent other microbes from growing.

ELIMINATES DUST MITES

Winix U450
Winix c555
Yes

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

Yes

It uses an Anti-microbial True HEPA Filter to trap and eliminate dust-mites while the FineMesh Pre-Filter traps large dust-particles.

REMOVES PET DANDER

Winix U450
Winix c555
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

Its Anti-microbial True HEPA Filter captures 99.99% of airborne pollutants including; pet-dander and other allergens as small as 0.3-microns to help you comfortably with pets.

GETS RID OF POLLEN

Winix U450
Winix c555
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 uses an Anti-microbial True HEPA Filter to remove things like pollen and other airborne-particles down to 0.3-microns at an efficiency-rate of 99.97%.

REMOVES SMOKE

Winix U450
Winix c555
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 Washable Odor Control Carbon Filter to eliminate cooking-smoke, cigarette-smoke and other household-odors in-order to keep your house smelling fresh.

REMOVES MOLD

Winix U450
Winix c555
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 an Anti-microbial True HEPA Filter and PlasmaWave-Technology to trap and eliminate mold-spores at an efficiency of 99.97% down to 0.3-microns.

TRAPS ALLERGENS

Winix U450
Winix c555
Yes

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

Yes

It can trap and eliminate 99.97% of allergens and other airborne-pollutants using an Anti-microbial True HEPA Filter and PlasmaWave-Technology.

QUIET OPERATION

Winix U450
Winix c555
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 can be very quiet when operating on the lowest speed-setting and even features a sleep-mode that ensures whisper-quiet operation with lights-off.

WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS

Winix U450
Winix c555
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 comes with a Washable FineMesh Pre-Filter and Washable Odor Control Carbon Filter. Both filters must be washed every 3-months for maximum effectiveness.

EASY FILTER REPLACEMENT

Winix U450
Winix c555
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

It features easy to replace filters that can be accessed by removing the front-panel using simple tools like a screw-driver.

AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES

Winix U450
Winix c555
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 features an Auto-mode that work with the Air-Quality-Sensor to consistently monitor the air around and then automatically adjusts fan-speeds in-order to meet your environmental-needs

SLEEP MODE

Winix U450
Winix c555
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 a Sleep-mode that works with the light-sensor to automatically lower fan-speed and dim the control-panel display for quiet night time operation.

WATTAGE

Winix U450
Winix c555
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

It has a total maximum energy-consumption rate of 65-watts which makes it very energy efficient and perfect for use in most homes.

ENERGY STAR

Winix U450
Winix c555
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’s Energy Star Certified because it uses only 65-watts at the highest speed setting which makes it very energy efficient.

USABILITY

CONTROLS AND MODES

Winix U450
Winix c555
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 features a control-panel at top-section with several modes like; Auto, sleep, PlasmaWave, Fan-speed, Timer and several LED indicators and sensors.

FILTER REPLACEMENT REMINDER

Winix U450
Winix c555
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

An integrated filter-change-indicator button will light-up to let you know that it’s time to replace the true-HEPA-filter & Washable Carbon Filter.

ECONOMICAL

Winix U450
Winix c555
Yes

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

Yes

This unit is energy-efficient and will help you save a lot of money on electricity bills annually and this makes it very economical.

AFFORDABLE

Winix U450
Winix c555
Yes

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

Yes

It is a bit affordable yet equipped with some of the best features. In fact, it competes with other more expensive and advanced air-purifiers on the market

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

Winix U450
Winix c555
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

It uses an Anti-microbial True HEPA Filter coupled with PlasmaWave Technology to effectively remove 99.97% of allergens which are the main causes asthma.

ALEXA COMPATIBLE

Winix U450
Winix c555
No

No

REMOTE CONTROL

Winix U450
Winix c555
Yes

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

Yes

Includes a remote-control for convenient-operation within a 20-foot radius from the unit so that you can always control the fan-speed and modes without getting up.

FILTER LIFE - BASED ON USE

Winix U450
Winix c555
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 Anti-microbial True HEPA Filtration must be replaced every 12-months while the Odor-Control-Carbon-Filter & FineMesh-Pre-Filter must be washed every 3-months and replaced after 12-months.

SAFETY

CHILD LOCK

Winix U450
Winix c555
No

No

OZONE FREE

Winix U450
Winix c555
Yes

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

Yes

It’s CABR-certified for being ozone-free. In fact, it uses PlasmaWave-Technology to neutralize airborne-pollutants without producing harmful ozone.

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

Winix U450
Winix c555
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 has a simple tower-shaped body with a control-panel at the top-section featuring several button-modes, LEDs and sensors coupled with a bottom-stand and air-vents.

SIZE AND APPEARANCE

Winix U450
Winix c555
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

Has dimensions of; 14.9 x 7.8 x 23.6inches and this makes it very portable. It even features a white, nice-looking, tower-shaped-body made of durable ABS-plastic.

WEIGHT

Winix U450
Winix c555
Yes

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

Yes

This unit weighs about 17.6-pounds and this makes it easy to lift and move from one room to another within your house.

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