|LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter||Winix 5500 2|
|Child Lock Function||Yes||No|
|For Large Rooms||No||No|
|Removes Cigarette Odor||Yes||Yes|
|Room Size and Airflow||Yes||Yes|
|Ideal for Asthmatic People||Yes||Yes|
|Eliminates Dust Mites||Yes||Yes|
|Removes Pet Dander||Yes||Yes|
|Gets Rid of Pollen||Yes||Yes|
|Filter Replacement Reminder||Yes||Yes|
|Easy Filter Replacement||Yes||Yes|
|Automatically Detects Airborne Particles||Yes||Yes|
|Size and Appearance||Yes||Yes|
|Filter Life - based on use||Yes||Yes|
|Controls and Modes||Yes||Yes|
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 5500 2: Room coverage is 360 Sq.ft - suitable for medium sized rooms. It uses a Smart Sensor Gauge and Auto mode to automatically adjust fan speed to offer you with thorough air filtration. It gets rid of bacteria, VOCs, Odors and Gases using its Plasma Wave Technology without emitting harmful ozone.
Winix 5500 2: It uses a True HEPA Filter, Odor Reducing Carbon Filter and WINIX PlasmaWave Technology to filter 99.97% of air contaminants. WINIX 5500-2 can capture and remove Pollen, Dust, Some, Pet Dander, Mold Spores, Volatile Organic Compounds, and Household Odors.
LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: Features an automatic 8 hour Timer
Winix 5500 2: The Set and Forget function allows you to time and schedule the machine - you don't have to worry about air quality when you're not at home, the unit's fan speed will automatically adjust to your indoor environment.
LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: Yes, it features a Child lock function which stops children from using the unit as a toy.
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 5500 2: Uses its 3 stage air purification system to get rid of Cigarette Odor.The Coated Deodorization Carbon Filter reduces VOCs and household odors from cigarette smoking, cooking, and pet urine.
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 5500 2: Room coverage is 360 sq. ft. AHAM Verified & CADR Rating for Dust - 243 sq.ft, for Pollen - 246 Sq.ft, for Smoke - 232 Sq.ft
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 5500 2: The unit is Energy Star Certified - it uses very little power to clean and filter air in your room. Its True HEPA filter & AOC Carbon Filter lasts up to 12 months and the Pre-filter is Permanent.
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 5500 2: The True HEPA filter and PlasmaWave Technology work hand-in-hand to break down allergens, odors, indoor pollutants, chemical vapors, dust, dust mites, pet dander and other related air contaminants without emitting harmful ozone - but make it easier for people with Asthma leave comfortably.
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 5500 2: Its PlasmaWave technology creates Hydroxyl to neutralize germs, bacteria, VOCs, gases and odors
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 5500 2: These will be captured and eliminated by the True HEPA Filter because Dust mites are very small in size - about 0.3 microns in size, the Pre-filter can't eliminate them - though the fan will capture them and lead them to the TRUE HEPA filter.
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 5500 2: The True HEPA filters will capture 99.97 of all airborne particles including pet dander that comes from your pets. The unit will release filtered safe air via the top vent.
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 5500 2: Since pollen is too small to be removed by the Pre-filter and Carbon Filter - It is the True HEPA Filter that will get rid of pollen thus save you from pollen related allergies like flu, sneezing and blocked nose.
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 5500 2: Does not matter if the smoke is from the kitchen, cigarette or wild fire - Winix 5500-2's True HEPA Filter will trap and remove 99.97% of smoke.
LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: This Tower air purifier is effective at removing mold while reducing VOSs and Odors at the same time.
Winix 5500 2: Can remove mold using its powerful True HEPA system.
Winix 5500 2: Yes, it is one of the best affordable air purifiers on the market.
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 5500 2: Has a filter replacement reminder which notifies you when its time to replace air filters.
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 5500 2: The TrueHEPA filter traps 99.97% of Allergens that could make you sick thus make the environment you leave in safe.
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 5500 2: The unit operates quietly while in auto mode - so you won't lose your sleep
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 5500 2: Uses Washable Advanced Odor Control carbon filters which should be cleaned every after 14 days; these pre-filters are permanent.
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 5500 2: All you have to do is to turn off the air filter before removing filters (this is a safety precaution). After that - remove the front panel by pushing its upper edge and slowly pull forward. Then press the Pre-filter near the top of the filter, release and remove.
LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: The unit has a Particulate Matter Indicator - you will get real-time particulate levels with the Smart Indicator.
Winix 5500 2: Has SmartSensors that monitor air quality 24/7. So the moment contaminants get into the air you breathe, the unit will automatically increase fan speed to capture allergens, pollen, dust, pet dander, dust mites, Odor, Vocs and Germs.
Winix 5500 2: You can easily control Winix unit from the comfort of your couch. Things you can do with this remote control include; turning ON/OFF the unit, Enable Auto Mode and Increase Fan Speed.
LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: 35 Watts / Voltage - 115V/60Hz
Winix 5500 2: 70 Watts, Power Voltage - AC120V/60Hz
LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: Yes, it is Energy star certified
Winix 5500 2: Yes it is energy star certified
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 5500 2: Dimension - 14.9 in(W) x 7.8 in(D) x 23.6 in(H) / Weight - 17.6 lbs
LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: 12 months basing on usage and environment.
Winix 5500 2: Both the Carbon filter and True HEPA filter last up to 12 months.
LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: Yes it has a Sleep mode
Winix 5500 2: You can easily press the Mode button on the control panel to select Sleep mode. You will see a LED ''Sleep'' light indicating Sleep mode is activated.
LG AS401WWA1 Puricare Tower Filter: Ozone generate level is less than 0.01
Winix 5500 2: Yes, it does not emit off bad gases.
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 5500 2: (1) Auto Mode - enables auto operation based on the unit's air quality Smart Sensors. While in Auto Mode, fan speed is automatically adjusted basing on air quality indoors. (2) Sleep Mode - once it's in the sleep mode, the Air Quality Indicator LED light is disabled and the fan speed is automatically set to LOW. But you can change fan speed manually by pressing the Fan Speed Button.
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