CATEGORY : Air Purifiers

Winix hr950 VS. Winix 5500 2

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Winix hr950

Reasons to buy Winix hr950:

  • button icon Has 5-stages of air purification.
  • button icon It reduces VOCs and household odors
  • button icon True HEPA filter captures 99.97% of airborne-allergens.
  • button icon PlasmaWave Technology breaks down allergens without emitting Ozone.
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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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PERFORMANCE
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USABILITY
WINNER :

Winix 5500 2

  • REMOTE CONTROL
SAFETY
WINNER :

Winix hr950

  • CHILD LOCK
APPEARANCE
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COMPARISON – Winix hr950 VS. Winix 5500 2

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

Winix hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Has an Anti-microbial True HEPA Filter that can capture and eliminate 99.97% airborne-pollutants up-to as 0.3-microns.

Yes

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

TIMER

Winix hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Features a Timer-button that allows you to set the unit to operate for 1, 4 or 8 hours. The Timer LED-light will indicate the selected length of operation.

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 hr950
Winix 5500 2
No

No

REMOVES CIGARETTE ODOR

Winix hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Uses a CD Carbon Filter to trap and eliminate different household-odors including; cigarette-odor.

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 hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Designed for use in small-to-medium sized rooms of up-to 400Sq.Ft. It also takes in polluted-air from sides while clean purified -air comes out from the top-front section.

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 hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Uses PlasmaWave-Technology and an Anti-microbial True HEPA Filter to destroy germs, bacteria and other indoor pollutants.

Yes

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

ELIMINATES DUST MITES

Winix hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

The Anti-microbial True HEPA Filter helps to trap and eliminate dust-mites while the Washable Pre-Filter helps to trap large dust-particles.

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 hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Its Anti-microbial True HEPA Filter will help to capture 99.99% of airborne-pollutants including; pet-dander.

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 hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

The Anti-microbial True HEPA Filter can eliminate airborne-pollutants like pollen down to 0.3-microns at an efficiency-rate of 99.97%.

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 hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

The CD Carbon-Filter coupled with PlasmaWave-Technology will help to eliminate cooking-smoke, cigarette-smoke and other household-odors.

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 hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Its Anti-microbial True HEPA Filter will help to eliminate mold-spores at an efficiency of 99.97% down to 0.3-microns.

Yes

Can remove mold using its powerful True HEPA system.

TRAPS ALLERGENS

Winix hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

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

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 hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

This unit is whisper-silent on sleep-mode and it’s also really quiet when running on lowest fan-speed making it perfect for use in rooms that require optimum-silence.

Yes

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

WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS

Winix hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

This unit comes with a Washable Pre-Filter which is the first line of defense against large particles.

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 hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Its filters are very easy access and replace by simply removing the front-panel using a screw-driver.

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 hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Features an Auto-mode which works along with Smart-Sensors to monitor the air-quality and then automatically adjusts fan-speed in-order to equalize the airborne-pollutants and create clean 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 hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

When Sleep-mode is selected, the fan-speed is automatically set to Low and the Air-Quality light is disabled. This will help you achieve quiet and relaxed night-time operation.

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 hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

This unit uses 11-watts on the lowest speed-setting (sleep-mode) and 90-watts on the highest speed-setting (Turbo-mode). It also has a power-voltage of AC 120V @ 60Hz.

Yes

70 Watts, Power Voltage - AC120V/60Hz

ENERGY STAR

Winix hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

It’s Energy Star Certified for low power-consumption at only 90-watts at the highest speed setting and only 11-watts at the lowest speed-setting.

Yes

Yes it is energy star certified

USABILITY

CONTROLS AND MODES

Winix hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

It has a control-panel at top-section with several modes including; Auto, sleep, PlasmaWave, Fan-speed, Timer, child-lock coupled with multiple LED-indicators and sensors.

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 hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

When the Check Filter indicator LED is on, it is time to replace both the Anti-microbial True HEPA and CD Carbon filters.

Yes

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

ECONOMICAL

Winix hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

This unit is very energy-efficient and will help you save on electricity bills annually.

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 hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

It’s affordable compared to other advanced air-purifier models with similar smart-features.

Yes

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

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

Winix hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Uses an Anti-microbial True HEPA Filter and PlasmaWave-Technology to eliminate 99.97% of allergens that cause asthma.

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 hr950
Winix 5500 2
No

No

REMOTE CONTROL

Winix hr950
Winix 5500 2
No

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 hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

The (CD) Carbon Filter should be changed every 6-months and the True HEPA Filter needs to be changed every 12-months of constant usage. The Pre-filter is washable and permanent.

Yes

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

Winix 5500 2

SAFETY

CHILD LOCK

Winix hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

When Child Lock is enabled, the control panel is locked and the settings cannot be changed.

No

OZONE FREE

Winix hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

It uses PlasmaWave-Technology to eliminate airborne-pollutants without emitting harmful-Ozone which makes it Eco-friendly.

Yes

Yes, it does not emit off bad gases.

Winix hr950

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

Winix hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Has a tower-shaped structure with a display-control-panel at the top-section coupled with an air-quality LED-light at the front. It also has a white, stylish body made of ABS-plastic.

Yes

Simple Design - With a 3 Stage Filtration System

SIZE AND APPEARANCE

Winix hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

It features dimensions of 16.3”W x 9.6”D x 23.6”H which makes it very slim and portable. It even has a white, tower-shaped body made of durable ABS-plastic.

Yes

15 x 8.2 x 23.6 in

WEIGHT

Winix hr950
Winix 5500 2
Yes

18.7-pounds and this makes it very easy to lift and move from room-to-room.

Yes

15.4 lbs

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