LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter

Score:

4194 points
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AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier

Score:

4677 points

summary Review

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier
Performance Yes Yes
HEPA Filter No Yes
Timer Yes Yes
Child Lock Function Yes No
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 No No
Filter Replacement Reminder Yes Yes
Traps Allergens Yes Yes
Quiet Operation Yes Yes
Alexa Compatible No Yes
Washable Pre-Filters Yes Yes
Easy Filter Replacement Yes Yes
Automatically Detects Airborne Particles Yes Yes
Remote Control No Yes
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 Yes Yes
Controls and Modes Yes Yes

COMPARISON – LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter VS AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier

Performance

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: Is deal for small - medium sized spaces of about 217 Sq.ft. It traps and removes odor of any kind. Features a smart lighting system which emits colors basing on the quality of air in your room. E.G. (1) Red color - shows polluted while (2) Green color indicated very clean air. It operates quietly - it has a smart inverter which keeps noise to minimum.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Is ideal for large rooms of up to 1560 Sq.ft. It has a powerful dual suction system which draws polluted air from 2 sides, pushes it into the HEPA filters for thorough filtration and later-on releases it out from the top of the unit. You can easily control it using ALEXA smart control technology.

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HEPA Filter

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Uses a True HEPA air filtration system to remove 99.97% of contaminants from air in your room. Its Max2 filter is a combination of activated carbon & True HEPA filter - This means it can capture and get rid of 99.97% of particles as small as 0.3 microns in the air.

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Winner: AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier

Timer

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: Features an automatic 8 hour Timer

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Has a Timer and Scheduler. Use Coway mobile application to program the purifier. The machine will always remember and follow the settings on the mobile app.You can as well use this mobile app to find out the quality of air in your room.

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Child Lock Function

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: Yes, it features a Child lock function which stops children from using the unit as a toy.

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For Large Rooms

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Is the best for large rooms. Its room coverage is 1560 sq.ft. Once placed in a room, it will also clean air in other rooms including the kitchen. So if you're in need of an effective air filter for a large area - look no further than this.

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Winner: AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier

Removes Cigarette Odor

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: Yes, it does remove cigarette odor and any type of smell. It can also get rid of smell from the kitchen, so your room/house will always smell fresh.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Can get rid of all strong odors including cigarette smoke & smell. This unit is designed to keep your indoor air cleaner. It is powerful and effective. It will automatically detect a change in air quality with-in your room.

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Room Size and Airflow

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: Room Coverage is 217 sq. ft. AHAM CADR while in Turbo Speed is - CADR (ft3/min) – Smoke: 140, CADR (ft3/min) – Pollen: 160, CADR (ft3/min) – Dust: 175

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Covers a room size of up to 1560 Sq.ft. So any room size within that rage can be covered.

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Economical

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: It features a sleep mode which switches off all lights and makes the unit operate at the lowest speed to reduce noise. It is also Energy Star Certified - uses less energy (35 Watts and a Voltage of 115V)

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Is energy star certified. It has a smart mode feature which detects a change in air quality - thus adjust fun speed basing on air quality and switch its self to a sleep mode once everything is okay.

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Ideal for Asthmatic People

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: This unit has been certified by the Asthma and allergy Foundation of America. It is scientifically proven to be used by people with Asthmatic conditions.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Will help you breath better. It removes 99.97% of air pollutants. You won’t find any use for steam inhalers any more once you have AirMega in your house.

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Fights Germs

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: The PuriCare filter is as effective as the HEPA FILTER. It removes 99.97% of airborne particles including GERMS.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: The Max2 filter is a combination of True HEPA filter and carbon. With a combination like this, no germ will be left untrapped. Max2 filter can capture and reduce 99.97% of very small particles of about 0.3 microns.

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Eliminates Dust Mites

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: It features a 3-stage air filtration system which provides very clean air by trapping and reducing small particles like dust mites while reducing VOCs.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Eliminates dust mites. These house dust mites are found in dust (so you might not see them with your naked eyes but they can cause health problem). Dust mites can hide in carpets where most of the dirt is found.

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Removes Pet Dander

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: Yes, it has very effective air filters which can trap and eliminate pet dander from your room thus making it easy for you to leave with your pet.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Can get rid of pet dander easily - thus improve the relationship between you and your pet. Basing on research, 30% of people with allergies react to pet dander. However, you should not throw out your lovely cat/dog because of the dander it produces.

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Gets Rid of Pollen

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: The PuriCare filters can easily capture and remove pollen from the air you breathe thus save you from pollen related allergens.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Is smart enough to detect and remove pollen.When you breathe in pollen-heavy air, you may get reactions such as; Sneezing, Nasal congestion and Runny nose.

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Removes Smoke

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: Smoke is removed immediately when detected by the unit. It could be smoke from the kitchen or cigarette smoke. The air quality indicator will show you when air quality in the room is good/bad.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Can remove any type of smoke from the house thus make the air cleaner and safer to breathe. The smoke could be from the kitchen or cigarette - Airmega will pick up even the slightest impurities/pollutants in the air.

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Removes Mold

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: This Tower air purifier is effective at removing mold while reducing VOSs and Odors at the same time.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Can capture and remove mold. Mold is a form of fungus - Being exposed to a moldy environment can cause variety of health issues and these include; Nasal stuffiness, eye irritation, throat irritation, coughing and skin irritation in some people.

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Affordable

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Filter Replacement Reminder

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: The unit has a Filter Reset Icon which rims in different colors for a quick identification & hygienic replacement, so you don't have to guess when to change air filters.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Has a filter replacement reminder. Simply connect the device with your phone using Coway Mobile Application. If you can't get the app, simply look at the air filter indicator - this one will tell you when Max2 filters should be replaced.

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Traps Allergens

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: Using its PuriCare Filter - the unit will capture and remove 99.97% of airborne allergens which are as small as 0.3 microns.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: The combination of Max2 True HEPA Filter with a carbon filter ensures that 99.97% of allergens and germs are removed from the air.

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Quiet Operation

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: This unit uses an LG Smart Inverter technology which ensures that you enjoy clean air without sacrificing your peace. It operates quietly - keeping noise level as low as 20DB.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Operates quietly yet effectively. You can easily put it in the bed - fall asleep without getting any interruption while its cleaning the air you breathe while asleep. Its Minimum noise level is 22 dB while its Maximum noise level is 55 dB.

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Alexa Compatible

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Can be controlled with Alexa Voice Control Device.However, if you don’t have Alexa, download the Coway Mobile app – it has a well designed interface with controls that you can use to switch on/off the machine, schedule & time it.

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Winner: AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier

Washable Pre-Filters

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: Yes, it has a washable permanent filter which you can vacuum or wash at the end of every week because it traps large particles like dust so it gets dirty & clogged faster.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Pre-filters can be washed once they get dirty. You will see the alert for cleaning pre-filters.

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Easy Filter Replacement

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: One Touch Color Filter System which makes it easy to clean and replace filters. The filter replacement alarm will always tell you when to replace air filters.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Open the device on the sides; remove that Max2 Air Filter once it requires replacement – then close the machine. It is as simple as removing and replacing dry cells of a radio.

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Automatically Detects Airborne Particles

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: The unit has a Particulate Matter Indicator - you will get real-time particulate levels with the Smart Indicator.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Is very smart and sensitive to air contaminants. When in sleep mode, the sensors will be on guard waiting for a pollutant to mess up air in the room. When it detects any slight change in the air quality, it will switch on its fans to capture the pollutant.

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Remote Control

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Can be controlled with Coway mobile app which is available for both ios & Android smart phones

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Winner: AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier

Wattage

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: 35 Watts / Voltage - 115V/60Hz

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Uses 64 watts, however when it’s on standby, it consumes 0.2 watts (so your power bills won't skyrocket). Source:- Energystar.gov;

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Energy Star

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: Yes, it is Energy star certified

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Is energy star certified.

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Size and Appearance

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: Tower design – With dimension of 12.1 x 11.6 x 30.7 inches – sleek design, it can fit in any corner of the house and it has an average height so anyone in the home can use it.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Has a premium finish – it will match with the rest of the décor in your room. It is also light weight – so you can easily lift it from one room to another. As for the size – it has 14.8 x 14.8 x 22.8 inches - Item weight is 24.7 pounds.

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Filter Life - based on use

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: 12 months basing on usage and environment.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: The life span of Airmega's filter is 12 months . However the life span of Max2 filter is highly determined on how often you use the purifier.

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Sleep mode

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: Yes it has a Sleep mode

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Has an automatic sleep mode feature which detects clean air in the room - thus put the device to a sleep mode.

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OZONE free

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: Ozone generate level is less than 0.01

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Is very safe for your home. It does not emit bad gases that can be harmful to your health. AIRMEGA is worth every penny.

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Controls and Modes

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: Touch controls make it easy to use the unit. Available modes include: Auto mode, Sleep mode and Manual Mode.

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier: Comes with various controls and modes that determine its functionality. It features AUTO mode, ECO mode and a SLEEP mode which is fully automatic.

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Overall Winner

AIRMEGA 400s HEPA Air Purifier

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