LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter

Score:

4194 points
Vs

Winix 5300 2

Score:

4355 points

summary Review

LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter Winix 5300 2
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 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 Yes Yes
Controls and Modes Yes Yes

COMPARISON – LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter VS Winix 5300 2

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.

Winix 5300 2: Has room coverage of up to 360 sq. ft (ideal for medium sized rooms). It uses a PlasmaWave technology which works as a permanent filter to safely capture and remove allergens, odor, pollen, pet dander, cigarette smoke, dust, dust mites, mold spores and organic chemicals.

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HEPA Filter

Winix 5300 2: It uses a True-HEPA filter which captures up to 99.97% of airborne particles that pollute the air you breath while indoors. This True HEPA filter is in position to trap & remove very small pollutants of about 0.3 microns.

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Winix 5300 2
Winner: Winix 5300 2

Timer

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

Winix 5300 2: Via the control panel, you will see a Timer button - press this button to select desired length of time. This function enables you to run the unit for a specific period of time in a day. However, you might not be in position to set different operational hours for different days in a week.

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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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Winner: LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter

For Large Rooms

Yes / No

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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.

Winix 5300 2: It will eliminate cigarette odor & smoke using both the PlasmaWave Technology - which works as a molecular level that breaks down odors of all kinds and the True HEPA filter that captures 99.97% of cigarette smoke and other related odors.

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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

Winix 5300 2: Its room coverage is 360 sq.ft While its Air flow CADR rating for Dust - is 243 Sq.ft, Pollen - 246 Sq.ft and for Smoke - 232 Sq.ft.

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Winix 5300 2

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)

Winix 5300 2: It is Energy Star Certified. You can run it 24/7 days a week or run it for 12 hours per day. But that one thing that you should never worry about while using this unit is ''Power Consumption''. Wattage breakdown using Tacklife EMO2 indicated that if you use the unit at Level 4 (turbo speed mode) - power consumption will be 69.5 watts = estimate bill is $73.06/yr

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Winix 5300 2

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.

Winix 5300 2: Yes, it is good for people with Asthma. It eliminates 99.97% of air pollutants such as allergens, dust, pollen, smoke, dust mites and so much more. It also has an extensive air purification technology ''Plasma Wave Technology'' - which cleans air thoroughly without emitting off any bad ozone gases.

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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.

Winix 5300 2: The PlasmaWave technology creates Hydroxyls which neutralize bacteria and germs that could make you sick.

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Winix 5300 2

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.

Winix 5300 2: The True HEPA filter will trap all air pollutants of size 0.3 microns. Dust mites are of this size - so Winix 5300-2 capture and remove dust mites that could trigger off specific allergies such as sneezing, body itching and so much more.

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Winix 5300 2

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.

Winix 5300 2: Allergic & Asthmatic people find it difficult to leave with pets - simply because of the pet dander & far that gets into the air they breathe. Winix 5300-2's True HEPA filter is good at removing pet dander & far.

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Winix 5300 2

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.

Winix 5300 2: People with pollen allergy should not breathe pollen heavy air - if they do so, they will experience symptoms such as Runny nose, Sneezing and Nasal congestion. Good news is that Winix 5300-2 can capture and remove 99.97% of pollen from indoor air thus making it safe to breathe.

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Winix 5300 2

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.

Winix 5300 2: Uses a 3 Stage Air Purification system which includes a coated carbon filter that reduces smoke, household odors from the kitchen, pets odor and VOCs. The other 2 stages of air purification include; (2) True HEPA Filtration & (3) Plasma Wave Technology.

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Winix 5300 2

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.

Winix 5300 2: Winix 5300-2's True HEPA Filter is very effective at removing these mold spores by 99.97% success. Mold spores are the reproductive unit of molds and other fungi. Once breathed in - you will get symptoms that include; Nausea, Bleeding in lungs, Nose Bleeding and Vomiting.

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Winix 5300 2

Affordable

Winix 5300 2: Yes, it costs less than $200. It is among the best affordable air purifiers on the market.

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Winix 5300 2
Winner: Winix 5300 2

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.

Winix 5300 2: The filter replacement function will notify you when it is time to make filter replacement. The True HEPA filter can be replaced after 12 months while the Pre-filter is permanent - all you have to do is clean it at least once a week.

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Winix 5300 2

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.

Winix 5300 2: It traps allergens by 99.97% success using a very effective True HEPA Filtration system, thus making air in your indoor environment safe to breathe.

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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.

Winix 5300 2: Once in auto mode or at a low level setting - the unit will operate quietly letting you sleep peacefully or enjoy your private time with getting interrupted by noise.

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Winix 5300 2

Alexa Compatible

Yes / No

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Winix 5300 2

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.

Winix 5300 2: Pre-filters should be cleaned once every 2 weeks, WHY CLEAN THEM? Because Pre-filters capture all large particles that find their way into the air you breathe - so after 2 weeks the Pre-filter will have got filled up with these large particles.

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Winix 5300 2

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.

Winix 5300 2: Yes, it’s a very simple tusk to do.

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Winix 5300 2

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.

Winix 5300 2: The Smart Sensors will always monitor air quality in your room. Various LED lights will be displayed showing air quality and these include; BLUE - shows good air quality, ORANGE - shows fair air quality and RED - shows poor/bad air quality.

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Remote Control

Yes / No

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Winix 5300 2

Wattage

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

Winix 5300 2: Power consumption and wattage change as you increase motor & fan speed. For example at Speed 1 – 14 watts; Speed 2 – 34 watts; Speed 3 – 70 watts; Speed 4 – 128 watt

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Energy Star

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

Winix 5300 2: Yes it is energy star certified – it is a very economical appliance.

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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.

Winix 5300 2: Dimension - 14.9 in (W) x 7.8 in (D) x 23.6 in(H) and Weight is - 17.6 lbs

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Filter Life - based on use

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

Winix 5300 2: You should change both the True HEPA filter & Carbon filter after 12 months (1 year). The filter replacement reminder will always when there is a need for filter replacement.

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Sleep mode

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

Winix 5300 2: Yes, it has a sleep mode. While in sleep mode, the unit will consume very little power. However the SmartSensor will always be alert - so once it detects any pollutant in the air, it will automatically increase fan speed.

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OZONE free

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

Winix 5300 2: It is Ozone free - does not emit harmful gases.

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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.

Winix 5300 2: (1) Auto Mode, (2) Sleep Mode (3) Turbo Mode – this is the strongest most, ideal for excessive contamination.

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Overall Winner

Winix 5300 2

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