CATEGORY : Air Purifiers

Coway AP 1512HH VS. Winix 5500 2

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Coway AP 1512HH

Reasons to buy Coway AP 1512HH:

  • button icon Features 4-Stages of Filtration to eliminate pollutants.
  • button icon Air pollution sensor shows indoor air-quality in real-time.
  • button icon An Auto Mode that adjusts fan-speed accordingly.
  • button icon A timer that lets you schedule 1,4,8 or 12 hours.
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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
WINNER :

Coway AP 1512HH

  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
USABILITY
WINNER :

Winix 5500 2

  • REMOTE CONTROL
SAFETY
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APPEARANCE
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COMPARISON – Coway AP 1512HH VS. Winix 5500 2

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Uses a True HEPA filter which is very effective at removing odors, dust, smoke, pet dander, pollen and allergens that could make you sick.

Yes

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

TIMER

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

The timer will let you schedule 1/4/8/12 hours so that you can choose the best time 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

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

It is quite a compact unit with the ability of covering a large room of about 528 Sq.ft

No

REMOVES CIGARETTE ODOR

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

The unit uses a deodorization filter to eliminate cigarette odors and other harmful gases from your home.

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

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

The recommended room size is 528sq.ft With an Airflow rate of: 7.6CMM.

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

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

The True HEPA filter is very effective at removing germs and bacteria that find their way into the air you breathe.

Yes

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

ELIMINATES DUST MITES

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

It can easily detect, capture and remove dust mites thus saving you from allergies that are triggered by these small creatures.

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

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Pet dander will be captured and removed by the Washable Pre Filter & True HEPA filter thus saving you from Pet dander allergies.

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

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

This unit can easily capture and remove pollen using a True HEPA Filter in-order to provide you with fresh and clean breathable air.

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

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

The Deodorization filter will eliminate smoke and all harmful gases from your house. This makes the coway a perfect device for use in the kitchen.

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

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

It can eliminate mold spores by filtering airborne spores from the air using a True HEPA Filter. Coway can filter mold spores from any room.

Yes

Can remove mold using its powerful True HEPA system.

TRAPS ALLERGENS

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

No Allergen will escape Coway without being detected because this device uses a pollution-sensor to detect any allergens or pollutants within air.

Yes

The TrueHEPA filter traps 99.97% of Allergens that could make you sick thus make the environment you leave in safe.

QUIET OPERATION

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

With a noise level of Noise level: 24.4 - 53.8 dBs, Coway operates silently and effectively when purifying air in your room.

Yes

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

WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

It has a washable Pre-filter that captures large sized particles and needs to be washed the every 14-days to ensure optimum performance.

Yes

Uses Washable Advanced Odor Control carbon filters which should be cleaned every after 14 days; these pre-filters are permanent.

EASY FILTER REPLACEMENT

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Yes, you don’t need a tech guy to do filter replacements for you with this device.

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

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Uses an intuitive air quality indicator which will show you the status air quality in your room and then the device will take necessary action.

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

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

On Coway it is called an Eco Mode and it is efficient and energy saving. In fact, this mode will save energy and cut electricity-bills.

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

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

This device features a Power-Consumption of: 4.9~77.8 Watts which makes it very energy efficient.

Yes

70 Watts, Power Voltage - AC120V/60Hz

ENERGY STAR

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Yes, it is energy star certified for saving energy which implies that it will help you save a lot of money on electricity bills.

Yes

Yes it is energy star certified

Coway AP 1512HH

USABILITY

CONTROLS AND MODES

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

You can customize the functionality of the unit by selecting from any of these modes; Auto mode, Energy Saving (Eco mode), ion mode.

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

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

The Coway Air Purifier's Filter indicator will always alert you when there is a need for filter changes.

Yes

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

ECONOMICAL

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

It’s an economical appliance with a Power consumption of: 4.9~77.8 Watts and it is Energy Star Certified.

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

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

Yes, it is very affordable and effective.

Yes

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

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

The 4 stage filtration system will always ensure that air in your room is always clean and safe to breathe making it perfect for asthmatic-people.

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

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
No

No

REMOTE CONTROL

Coway AP 1512HH
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

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

The Pre Filter is Washable and the Carbon Filter should be replaced after 6-months while the True HEPA filter should be replaced after 12-months.

Yes

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

Winix 5500 2

SAFETY

CHILD LOCK

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
No

No

OZONE FREE

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

It has a Vital Ion system which generates electrochemical reactions that reduce particles in the air without producing ozone.

Yes

Yes, it does not emit off bad gases.

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

It has a compact tower-design which makes it perfect for use in living room, apartments, and middle sized spaces.

Yes

Simple Design - With a 3 Stage Filtration System

SIZE AND APPEARANCE

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

It features a simple and compact design with dimension of 16.8Wx 18.3H x 9.6D inches.

Yes

15 x 8.2 x 23.6 in

WEIGHT

Coway AP 1512HH
Winix 5500 2
Yes

It lightweight and only weighs about 8.82lbs which makes it easy to move in different rooms of your house.

Yes

15.4 lbs

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