LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter

Score:

4194 points
Vs

Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Score:

4032 points

summary Review

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Performance Yes Yes
HEPA Filter No Yes
Timer Yes Yes
Child Lock Function Yes 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 Yes
Affordable No Yes
Filter Replacement Reminder Yes Yes
Traps Allergens Yes Yes
Quiet Operation Yes Yes
Alexa Compatible No No
Washable Pre-Filters Yes No
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 Yes No
Controls and Modes Yes Yes

COMPARISON – LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter VS Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

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.

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Winner: Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Timer

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

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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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Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Winner: LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter

For Large Rooms

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

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.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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

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.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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)

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.

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

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.

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

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.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

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.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

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.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

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.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

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.

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

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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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.

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Winner: Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

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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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

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.

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

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.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Alexa Compatible

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

Yes / No

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Winner: LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter

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.

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.

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

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

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Remote Control

Yes / No

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Wattage

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

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.

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Energy Star

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

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.

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

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.

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.

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Filter Life - based on use

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

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.

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Sleep mode

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: Yes it has a 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.

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

OZONE free

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

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LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter
Germ Guardian AC5250PT
Winner: LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter

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.

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.

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Germ Guardian AC5250PT

Overall Winner

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter

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