Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Score:

4032 points
Vs

IQAir HealthPro Plus

Score:

4194 points

summary Review

Germ Guardian AC5250PT IQAir HealthPro Plus
Performance Yes Yes
HEPA Filter Yes Yes
Timer Yes Yes
Child Lock Function No Yes
For Large Rooms No Yes
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 Yes
Affordable Yes No
Filter Replacement Reminder Yes Yes
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 No
Remote Control No Yes
Wattage Yes Yes
Energy Star Yes No
Size and Appearance Yes Yes
Filter Life - based on use Yes Yes
Sleep mode Yes No
OZONE free No Yes
Controls and Modes Yes Yes

COMPARISON – Germ Guardian AC5250PT VS IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

IQAir HealthPro Plus: Is the number one rated room air purifier for asthma and allergies. It covers a room size of up to 1,125 Sq.ft and it is a proven medical-grade air filtration system - 100x better than all HEPA air purifiers. Uses 3 filters and these include: PreMax filter, HyperHEPA and V5-Cell™ Filter.

Yes / No

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IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

IQAir HealthPro Plus: Uses a HyperHEPA Filtration system which is proven and certified to trap and remove almost all airborne pollutants (ultrafine) of size 0.003 microns in size at 99.97% efficiency - that traditional HEPA filters can't do. The 0.003 microns is 100 times smaller than what ordinary air purifiers can trap & filter.

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.

IQAir HealthPro Plus: Via its menu, you can opt for - (1) Time & Day Settings - you to set current time and day settings, (2) Automatic Timer ''Day-of-the-Week-Timer'' - deactivate Timer ON period on particular days of the week, (3) Timer ON / OFF (4) Speed Selection - it allows you to set fan speed for the Timer ON period.

Yes / No

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Child Lock Function

IQAir HealthPro Plus: Features control panel keys that can be locked to prevent tampering with settings. You can easily lock or unlock the control panel keys by pressing both the MENU & ENTER Keys simultaneously for at least 3 seconds. You can operate the unit with a remote control even when the system is locked.

Yes / No

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IQAir HealthPro Plus
Winner: IQAir HealthPro Plus

For Large Rooms

IQAir HealthPro Plus: Yes, its room coverage is 1,125 Sq.ft

Yes / No

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IQAir HealthPro Plus
Winner: IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

IQAir HealthPro Plus: The V5 Cell Filter (F2) is strong enough to capture and remove Cigarette odor from your room

Yes / No

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IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

IQAir HealthPro Plus: Room size coverage is 1125 Sq.ft and It Delivers up to 780 cfm while at the lowest setting which consumes 27 watts. But when set at the highest speed - it will consume 215 watts.

Yes / No

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IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

IQAir HealthPro Plus: Its air filters last longer so you won't spend any money soon buying air filters.

Yes / No

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IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

IQAir HealthPro Plus: This is number one choice for allergy sufferers. It has recieved recognition for its ability to reduce allergens and other air contaminants by prominent companies like ''AllergyBuyersClub.com, Best Buy and Consumer Digest Magazine.

Yes / No

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IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

IQAir HealthPro Plus: The HyperHEPA filtration technology is tailored for superior airborne particle removal. It is the only air purifier that removes ultrafine particles by 90% (these include germs & viruses)

Yes / No

Germ Guardian AC5250PT
IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

IQAir HealthPro Plus: Since it can trap and eliminate pollutants as small as 0.003 micron in size - it can easily capture and remove dust mites that hide in carpets, rugs and bed sheets.

Yes / No

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IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

IQAir HealthPro Plus: Its HyperHEPA filtration technology can capture and remove 99.97% of pet dander. So if you leave with pets, worry no more about Pet Dander because iQair is very powerful and effective

Yes / No

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IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

IQAir HealthPro Plus: Is good at eliminating pollen before it enters the air you breathe. So if you have Asthma – this is the right air purifier for you.

Yes / No

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IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

IQAir HealthPro Plus: Reacts very well to smoke of all types; It could be smoke from the kitchen, bush fire or tobacco smoke.

Yes / No

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IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

IQAir HealthPro Plus: Yes, it does remove mold effectively.

Yes / No

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IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

Yes / No

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IQAir HealthPro Plus
Winner: Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

IQAir HealthPro Plus: The PreMax Filter Life LED - notifies you of the status of the PreMax filter while the HyperHEPA filter Life LED - notifies you on when to replace the HyperHEPA filter. On the Control panel you will see the total number of hours remaining for each air filter to expire.

Yes / No

Germ Guardian AC5250PT
IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

IQAir HealthPro Plus: Traps and removes allergens by 99.97%. The HyperHEPA filter system is tailored to eliminate all sorts of allergens including ultra-fine particles that are smaller than 0.1 microns in size and dominate almost 90% of airborne particles that could make you sick.

Yes / No

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IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

IQAir HealthPro Plus: Has an average of 7% less sound across various fan speeds. It will operate quietly without reducing on its filter life and performance. Its double-walled housing does not allow sound to escape even when the unit is operating at the highest setting.

Yes / No

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IQAir HealthPro Plus

Alexa Compatible

Yes / No

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IQAir HealthPro Plus

Washable Pre-Filters

IQAir HealthPro Plus: You can wash or vacuum them to remove dust. The PreMax Pre-Filter is the first air filter to clean air sucked into the machine, it traps large particles – so cleaning it once a week maintains the performance of the unit.

Yes / No

Germ Guardian AC5250PT
IQAir HealthPro Plus
Winner: IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

IQAir HealthPro Plus: Air filters are well positioned at the back of the purifier making it very easy to remove and replace them.

Yes / No

Germ Guardian AC5250PT
IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

Yes / No

Germ Guardian AC5250PT
IQAir HealthPro Plus
Winner: Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Remote Control

IQAir HealthPro Plus: Features a streamlined system control panel and a handheld remote which makes it easy to manage and use the device. You can easily adjust fan speed, program the unit and set schedules with a remote control.

Yes / No

Germ Guardian AC5250PT
IQAir HealthPro Plus
Winner: IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

IQAir HealthPro Plus: 27 Watts (on Fan Speed 1) - 53 Watts (on Fan Speed 2) - 92 Watts (on Speed 3) - 121 Watts (on Fan Speed 4) - 154 Watts (on Fan Speed 5) 215 Watts (on Fan Speed 6) and 1 Watt when the unit is on standby.

Yes / No

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IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

Yes / No

Germ Guardian AC5250PT
IQAir HealthPro Plus
Winner: Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

IQAir HealthPro Plus: Product Dimension is - 16 x 15 x 28 inches / Weighs - 35 pounds.

Yes / No

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IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

IQAir HealthPro Plus: (1) PreMax filter lasts 18 months while on a 10 hour daily usage, (2) V5-Cell™ Filter lasts for 2 years while on average usage of 10 hours on speed 3, (3) HyperHEPA® Filter lasts for 4 solid years based on an average daily usage of 10 hours - on speed 3.

Yes / No

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IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

Yes / No

Germ Guardian AC5250PT
IQAir HealthPro Plus
Winner: Germ Guardian AC5250PT

OZONE free

IQAir HealthPro Plus: It does not emit off ozone gases and harmful chemicals to the environment – this makes it safe for every home.

Yes / No

Germ Guardian AC5250PT
IQAir HealthPro Plus
Winner: IQAir HealthPro Plus

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.

IQAir HealthPro Plus: Has various control keys on its touch pad and these include; Power Key (for switching ON/OFF), Arrow Key (for adjusting fan speed), Menu Key (this one gives you access to all the 11 menus), Enter Key (once pressed for 3 seconds - it allows modification of settings), Filter Life LEDs (shows lifespan of air filters)

Yes / No

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Overall Winner

IQAir HealthPro Plus

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