Winix 5500 2

Score:

4516 points
Vs

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Score:

4032 points

summary Review

Winix 5500 2 Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Performance Yes Yes
HEPA Filter Yes Yes
Timer Yes No
Child Lock Function No Yes
For Large Rooms No No
Removes Cigarette Odor Yes No
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 No
Removes Mold Yes Yes
Affordable Yes 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 Yes Yes
Wattage Yes Yes
Energy Star Yes Yes
Size and Appearance Yes Yes
Filter Life - based on use Yes Yes
Sleep mode Yes No
OZONE free Yes Yes
Controls and Modes Yes Yes

COMPARISON – Winix 5500 2 VS Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Performance

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.

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: Ideal for medium sized rooms of up to 550 Sq.ft. It has 4 stages of air purification and these include; (1) Pre-filter stage - for large sized particles such as dust. (2) BioGS HEPA - for small particles of about 0.3 microns in size. (3) Charcoal-Based Activated Carbon Filter - for Odors. (4) Negative Ion Generator - freshen up the air.

Yes / No

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Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

HEPA Filter

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.

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: Uses BioGS HEPA Filter which is not a typical True HEPA Filter that most cheap air filters use. The BioGS HEPA Filter does more than trapping 99.97% of 0.3 sized microns. It also reduces on common allergen buildup within the machine thus prolong on the life span of air filter.

Yes / No

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

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.

Yes / No

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Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winner: Winix 5500 2

Child Lock Function

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: It has a child proof feature which pauses the air filter when the front panel is removed.

Yes / No

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Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winner: Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

For Large Rooms

Yes / No

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Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Removes Cigarette Odor

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.

Yes / No

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Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winner: Winix 5500 2

Room Size and Airflow

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

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: Its room coverage is about 550 Sq.Ft. It purifies and cleans air twice in 1 hour so your room will always have safe-to-breathe air. It can be used in the bedroom, living room and office.

Yes / No

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Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Economical

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.

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: The device is very economical, its BioGS HEPA and Charcoal-Based Activated Carbon filters cab last up to 3 years, when used for 12 hours daily.

Yes / No

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Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Ideal for Asthmatic People

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.

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: Can be used by Asthmatic people who are allergic to pet dander, pollen and other air pollutants. It will clear up air in your bedroom or living room. It has very strong sensors which capture dust and air contaminants the moment they get into the air you breathe.

Yes / No

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Fights Germs

Winix 5500 2: Its PlasmaWave technology creates Hydroxyl to neutralize germs, bacteria, VOCs, gases and odors

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: To some extent it gets rid of germs using its BioGS HEPA Filter which reduces the growth/build-up of bacteria and viruses on the filter.

Yes / No

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Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Eliminates Dust Mites

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.

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: The BioGD HEPA Filter deals with common allergens such as dust mites that are trapped in the filter. It will reduce them by 99%.

Yes / No

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Removes Pet Dander

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.

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: The BioGS HEPA filter will take care of Pet Dander that is trapped by the air filters. It eliminates it so that the air you breathe is 99.97% safe & clean.

Yes / No

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Gets Rid of Pollen

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.

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: Uses the BioGS HEPA filter to reduce pollen build-up on filters inside the unit.

Yes / No

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Removes Smoke

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.

Yes / No

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winner: Winix 5500 2

Removes Mold

Winix 5500 2: Can remove mold using its powerful True HEPA system.

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: Uses its BioGS HEPA Filter to remove mold build-up on the filter.

Yes / No

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Affordable

Winix 5500 2: Yes, it is one of the best affordable air purifiers on the market.

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: Is priced below $500. The unit is worth every penny.

Yes / No

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Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Filter Replacement Reminder

Winix 5500 2: Has a filter replacement reminder which notifies you when its time to replace air filters.

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: The filter indicator will always alert you when the BioGS filter needs replacement. Remember that it will take you a period of almost 3 years without replacing air filters.

Yes / No

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Traps Allergens

Winix 5500 2: The TrueHEPA filter traps 99.97% of Allergens that could make you sick thus make the environment you leave in safe.

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: Yes, the BiosGS HEPA Filter and Charcoal-Based Activated Carbon filters will trap and reduce any type of allergen that could make you sick.

Yes / No

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Quiet Operation

Winix 5500 2: The unit operates quietly while in auto mode - so you won't lose your sleep

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: Is smart and quiet when operating at standard settings. However, when you opt for the highest setting, it will make some noise.

Yes / No

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Alexa Compatible

Yes / No

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Washable Pre-Filters

Winix 5500 2: Uses Washable Advanced Odor Control carbon filters which should be cleaned every after 14 days; these pre-filters are permanent.

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: Wash the Pre-Filters – this should be done at the end of every week

Yes / No

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Easy Filter Replacement

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.

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: Simply remove the front panel

Yes / No

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Automatically Detects Airborne Particles

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.

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: Can detect air contaminants but not all of them. It might detect dust in the air but fail to auto detect bad odor.

Yes / No

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Remote Control

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.

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: Comes with a remote control. You can use it to switch on/off the unit or change fan speed

Yes / No

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Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Wattage

Winix 5500 2: 70 Watts, Power Voltage - AC120V/60Hz

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: 5 to 29 watts – consumes very little power.

Yes / No

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Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Energy Star

Winix 5500 2: Yes it is energy star certified

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: It is an Energy Star Certified Unit

Yes / No

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Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Size and Appearance

Winix 5500 2: Dimension - 14.9 in(W) x 7.8 in(D) x 23.6 in(H) / Weight - 17.6 lbs

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: Compact in size with a dimension of 22.2H x 16.6W x 9.8D.

Yes / No

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Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Filter Life - based on use

Winix 5500 2: Both the Carbon filter and True HEPA filter last up to 12 months.

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: 18 months when the air filter is used for 12 hours daily

Yes / No

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Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

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.

Yes / No

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0
Winner: Winix 5500 2

OZONE free

Winix 5500 2: Yes, it does not emit off bad gases.

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: The unit does not emit off dangerous gases that pollute the environment. It is 99.97% environmentally friendly.

Yes / No

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Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Controls and Modes

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.

Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0: Once in Auto mode, the unit will always detect bad smells and pollutants in the air.

Yes / No

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Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0

Overall Winner

Winix 5500 2

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