Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Score:

4032 points
Vs

Bissell air400 Air Purifier

Score:

3871 points

summary Review

Germ Guardian AC5250PT Bissell air400 Air Purifier
Performance Yes Yes
HEPA Filter Yes Yes
Timer Yes No
Child Lock Function No No
For Large Rooms No No
Removes Cigarette Odor Yes Yes
Room Size and Airflow Yes Yes
Economical Yes Yes
Ideal for Asthmatic People Yes Yes
Fights Germs Yes Yes
Eliminates Dust Mites Yes Yes
Removes Pet Dander Yes Yes
Gets Rid of Pollen Yes Yes
Removes Smoke Yes Yes
Removes Mold Yes No
Affordable Yes Yes
Filter Replacement Reminder Yes No
Traps Allergens Yes Yes
Quiet Operation Yes Yes
Alexa Compatible No No
Washable Pre-Filters No Yes
Easy Filter Replacement Yes Yes
Automatically Detects Airborne Particles Yes Yes
Remote Control No No
Wattage Yes Yes
Energy Star Yes Yes
Size and Appearance Yes Yes
Filter Life - based on use Yes Yes
Sleep mode Yes Yes
OZONE free No Yes
Controls and Modes Yes Yes

COMPARISON – Germ Guardian AC5250PT VS Bissell air400 Air Purifier

Performance

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Is a high-performance 3-in-1 device designed to capture and remove up to 99.97% of allergens from your home. Additionally, this device is portable and lightweight which makes it ideal for use in rooms of up to 180sq.ft. It also features a digital display panel, 5 speed-settings and an ultra-quiet sleep mode.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Room coverage is between 300 Sq.Ft & 400 Sq.Ft. It has a 3 stage filtration system which ensures that all small particles of about 0.3 micron are trapped and filtered. It also uses an activated carbon filter to capture and filter bad odors like cigarette.

Yes / No

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HEPA Filter

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: It features a HEPA Filter that captures and removes up to 99.97% of allergens and other particles as small as 0.3-microns such as household dust, pet-dander, mold-spores and plant-pollens.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Uses a HEPA filter to capture 99.97% of air contaminants. It works hand-in-hand with the Pre-filter and an activated Carbon filter which captures Odor and germs. It will trap and pull in contaminated air through the back panel, filter it extensively and release it through the top vent.

Yes / No

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Timer

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Comes with an inbuilt-timer that can be set from 1-to-8 hours depending on how long you want this device to purify your room air before it shuts down. The timer makes the device safe for use at home even when you’re not around.

Yes / No

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Winner: Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Child Lock Function

Yes / No

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Bissell air400 Air Purifier

For Large Rooms

Yes / No

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Removes Cigarette Odor

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: This unit uses an activated charcoal filter to capture and eliminate common odors including cigarette smoke odors. So, this implies that you will be able to live harmoniously with smokers within the same roof if you have this device.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Features a 1 inch thick activated carbon filter to capture various household odors including cigarette odor.

Yes / No

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Room Size and Airflow

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: It is a 5-speed digital tower device that is best used in rooms of up to “180Sq.ft.”. Additionally, this device can filter and circulate room-air over 4x per hour using the built-in high-performance fans.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Room coverage is between 300 Sq.ft and 400 Sq.ft. Air flow quality is great, the unit has an auto mode, but while in the auto mode, the CirQulate Syste offers thorough filtration basing on the quality of air in your home.

Yes / No

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Economical

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Uses less energy even with long-hours of performance and it is also very affordable. Likewise, this device is only 28-inches tall and lightweight in-order to facilitate for easy movement in different rooms of up to 180Sq.ft.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: The unit is Energy Star Certified. It uses 75 watts only while on the highest mode and filters air in your room 3 times per hour. It also has a night mode function which turns off lights on the top of the unit when lights go off in your room.

Yes / No

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Ideal for Asthmatic People

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: It is perfect for allergy sufferers including Asthmatic People because it features UV-C light technology that works with Titanium Dioxide to reduce airborne bacteria, viruses, germs and mold-spores within your home.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Right, Its CADR is 279 for Smoke, 307 for Dust and 206 for pollen - so if you have asthma, you will find this unit relevant to your health.

Yes / No

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Fights Germs

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Uses optional UV-C light technology that works along with Titanium Dioxide to eliminate airborne germs like; staph, influenza, pneumonia and rhinovirus that usually inhabit within your home.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Gets rid of germs and bacteria that could cause harm to your health. The HEPA filter traps and removes 99.97% of air contaminants.

Yes / No

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Eliminates Dust Mites

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Uses a True HEPA Filter to capture and remove up to 99.97% of dust mites from your home in-order to keep it looking clean no-matter the season of the year. Additionally, it also features a Pre-filter that helps to capture large dust particles.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Captures and removes dust mites that hide in thick carpets, sofas, bed sheets, rugs ....etc.

Yes / No

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Removes Pet Dander

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Uses a Pre-filter with an activated carbon layer to capture and remove pet-odors within your home hence making it a perfect appliance for pet-owners.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: If you suffer from allergies and have asthma - You will notice a huge air quality change when you put this unit in your room. It will get rid of pet dander and dust in your home.

Yes / No

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Gets Rid of Pollen

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Uses a True HEPA Filter to trap and eliminate pollen and other allergy-triggers within your home which makes it perfect for use by allergy-sufferers’ no-matter the season of the year.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Uses the HEPA Filter to capture and remove pollen that gets into the air you breathe thus saving you from pollen related allergies.

Yes / No

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Removes Smoke

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Uses an integrated Pre-filter and Charcoal-filter to trap and eliminate cooking-smoke, cigarette-smoke and other types of smoke that may accumulate within your home.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Can detect and remove smoke from your room. This could be smoke from the kitchen or from a forest fire next to your home

Yes / No

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Removes Mold

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Uses a Hepa-Filter to capture up to 99.97% of allergens including mold. It also uses Pet Pure which is an antimicrobial agent added to the filter to inhibit the growth of mold, mildew and odor-causing bacteria on the surface of the filter.

Yes / No

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Winner: Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Affordable

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: This device is actually very affordable compared to most air-purifier models within its range. In fact, the price of this device may differ depending on the store you get it from.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: YES. It is not expensive.

Yes / No

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Filter Replacement Reminder

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Features a filter replacement reminder that alerts you when it’s time to replace the filters. However, its only one single filter that needs to be replaced every 6-8 months and other filter require a replacement depending on the use of the product.

Yes / No

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Bissell air400 Air Purifier
Winner: Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Traps Allergens

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Uses a Hepa-Filter to remove 99.97% of allergens and other particles 0.3 microns from your home. This actually makes it a perfect home-appliance for allergy sufferers.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Uses its HEPA air filter to capture 99.97% of air pollutants including allergens of all types. , it will trap and remove those small allergens that pets release from their saliva and dander.

Yes / No

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Quiet Operation

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Can operate very quietly even when operating at the highest speed-setting. Additionally, it also features an ultra-quiet sleep mode that operates at the lowest setting in-order to provide you with optimum peace when sleeping.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Runs quietly and it switches off its indicator lights when you switch off light in your room. You will sleep comfortably without getting any noise pollution.

Yes / No

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Alexa Compatible

Yes / No

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Washable Pre-Filters

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: The pre-filter is washable. It traps large particles so that they don't reach the HEPA filter and carbon filter. You can wash it once every week.

Yes / No

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Winner: Bissell air400 Air Purifier

Easy Filter Replacement

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Features easy-to-change filters that will need to be replaced after 6-to-8 months or depending on the use of the product. In fact, these 3 filters can be easily accessed by pressing a lock and release button hence you won’t need any complicated tools to replace the filters.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Simply open the purifier from the front panel and remove the old filters to be replaced.

Yes / No

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Automatically Detects Airborne Particles

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Features an auto-mode that automatically captures and eliminates 99.97% of dust and allergens as small as 0.3-microns. In fact, this mode can analyze the air-quality within your home and then decides on the right speed-setting to use when purifying air.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: While in auto mode, the unit's sensors will always be on alert of air contaminants. Once the sensor detects a change in air quality, it adjusts fan speed to increase suction power of the unit.

Yes / No

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Bissell air400 Air Purifier

Remote Control

Yes / No

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Bissell air400 Air Purifier

Wattage

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: This device uses 63-watts when operating on the highest speed-setting and it use 33-watts when running on the lowest speed setting.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Uses only 75 watts while on its highest mode

Yes / No

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Energy Star

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: This unit is Energy Star Certified because it meets strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the US-EPA. So, it will help you save a lot of money on electricity bills monthly or annually even if you use it on a daily basis.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Yes, it is energy start certified – your power bills won’t go up the roof.

Yes / No

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Size and Appearance

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: This is a 28-inch tall air-purifier with a small footprint coupled with a lightweight body that makes it very easy to transport. Likewise, this device features a tower design with air inlet and outlet vents located at the front while the control panel is located at the top-section coupled with an intuitive display-screen.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Unit Dimension is 16.13 x 9.75 x 24 inches. Control buttons are well positioned at the top and the AirQuality display is positioned at the front panel so you can easily know the quality of air in the room.

Yes / No

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Filter Life - based on use

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: All the filters in this device require a replacement every 6-to-8 months or depending on the usage and air-quality in your region. Additionally, you will need to replace all filters at once in-order to maintain optimum performance.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: On average it is 6 months.

Yes / No

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Bissell air400 Air Purifier

Sleep mode

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: It features an ultra-quiet sleep mode uses the lowest speed-setting in-order to ensure optimum silence when you’re sleeping at night.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: Its called a Night Mode. The unit will detect that your room has got dark, so the white lights on the top of the unit will turn off and also the color wheel will go dim.

Yes / No

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OZONE free

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: YES

Yes / No

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Winner: Bissell air400 Air Purifier

Controls and Modes

Germ Guardian AC5250PT: Features several controls which include; a timer-set button, UV-C ON/OFF Button, Fan-speed button, Power on/off button and a filter-reset button. Likewise, it also features different modes which include; the fan-speed mode, UV-C mode and ultra-quiet sleep mode.

Bissell air400 Air Purifier: All controls are found at the top of the unit. Modes include: Auto mode (auto detects air contaminants), Turbo mode (highest mode) and Silent mode (lowest mode - ideal for night time when you're sleeping).

Yes / No

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Overall Winner

Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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