Winix 5500 2

Score:

4516 points
Vs

Rabbit Air MinusA2

Score:

4677 points

summary Review

Winix 5500 2 Rabbit Air MinusA2
Performance Yes Yes
HEPA Filter Yes Yes
Timer Yes Yes
Child Lock Function No Yes
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 Yes No
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 Yes
OZONE free Yes Yes
Controls and Modes Yes Yes

COMPARISON – Winix 5500 2 VS Rabbit Air MinusA2

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 MinusA2: Is a customizable ultra quite HEPA air purifier which captures various air contaminants using a 6 stage air filtration system. Choose from 4 air filter options : (1) Germ Defense Filter - for airborne bacteria, (2) Pet Allergy Filter - for pet dander, (3) Toxin Absorber Filter - for VOCs, (4) Odor Remover Filter - for odors.

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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 MinusA2: The 6 stages of filtration include: (1) Pre-filter - for large sized allergens & dust. (2) Medium Filter - for airborne particles larger than 1 micron (3) BioGS HEPA filter - traps 0.3 microns in size at 99.97% efficiency. (4) Customized Filter - these include Germ Defense, Pet Allergy, Odor Remover, or Toxin Absorber. (5) Charcoal-Based Activated Carbon Filter - reduces bad Odors. (6) Negative Ion Generator - it produces negative ions.

Yes / No

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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.

Rabbit Air MinusA2: Set schedules using a list of slide bars which change as you scroll down/upwards. Pick a schedule from the slide bars. But the only CON with this system is that you can't set different schedules for different days of the week.

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Child Lock Function

Rabbit Air MinusA2: Has a child proof safety design which stops the air purifier from operating when the front panel is removed. (It only works when the device is open)

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Winner: Rabbit Air MinusA2

For Large Rooms

Rabbit Air MinusA2: Is ideal for large rooms of about 815 Sq.Ft. You can hang it on the wall or let it sit on the floor. Positioning your air filter in the right place guarantees you with good results. Remove obstacles around the air filter so that it traps in more air.

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Winner: Rabbit Air MinusA2

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.

Rabbit Air MinusA2: The Odor Remover Filter is the one responsible for removing cigarettes and cigars Odor. So if you leave with a person who smokes or you smoke but don't want that wired cigarette smell & smoke to fill up your room - Rabbit AirMnius2 traps and reduces that smell & smoke.

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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 MinusA2: Its room coverage is 815 sq. ft. (Ideal for Large Rooms)

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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 MinusA2: It is a very economical air filtration system. Its air filters last up to 2 years; that is if he device is used for 12 hours daily. The smart light sensor puts the device to a sleep mode when lights go off. When it goes into sleep mode - very little power is consumed. It is also Energy Star Certified.

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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 MinusA2: If you have Asthma, you will need an air purifier which is thorough and effective. This unit covers a wide area of about 815 Sq. ft twice in an hour while on the highest setting - with CADR of 200 Pollen, 193 of Dust and 180 of Smoke.

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Fights Germs

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

Rabbit Air MinusA2: With a Germ Defense Filter - Rabbit AirMinusA2 can trap and reduce airborne bacteria, very small particles that carry viruses and mold spores that host germs.

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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 MinusA2: The BioGS HEPA Filter is powerful and effective enough to capture and reduce dust mites that hide in carpets, bed sheets, sofas, door rugs and clothes. Dust mites can cause skin irritations; trigger off asthmatic conditions such as wheezing & difficulty in breathing.

Yes / No

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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 MinusA2: The Medium Filter will take care of Pet dander. It can trap and reduce all air borne particles larger than 1 micron in size - so pet dander will not escape this filter. Rabbit AirMinusA2 makes it easy to leave with your pets without worrying about there dander.

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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 MinusA2: Correct, this air filter will trap and reduce pollen that finds its way into the air you breathe. It uses a Medium Filter to capture particles larger than 1 micron i.e Pollen, Mold and Pet Dander.

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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.

Rabbit Air MinusA2: Has a very strong suction power - so it will trap and reduce any kind of smoke in your room / house. You will not even tell that someone is smoking or cooking.

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Removes Mold

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

Rabbit Air MinusA2: The Medium Filter which is found at Stage 2 that traps and eliminates mold that builds up in your house. But it will only trap mold that is within its range of 815 sq.ft.

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Affordable

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

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Winner: Winix 5500 2

Filter Replacement Reminder

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

Rabbit Air MinusA2: Has an Automatic reminder which beeps when the filter needs replacement. This will save you from the guess work.

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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 MinusA2: The device has both the Pet Allergy Filter and the BioGS HEPA Filter. The Pet Allergy Filter will capture and reduce pet dander and pet allergens while the BioGS HEPA Filter will capture small particles of about 0.3 microns in size at 99.97% efficiency.

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Quiet Operation

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

Rabbit Air MinusA2: The Ultra quiet fan with 5 stop fan speeds operates quietly - with a noise level ranging from 25.6 to 51.3 dBA

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Alexa Compatible

Yes / No

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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 MinusA2: Yes, Pre-filters trap large particles like dust. Wash the filter when you get an alert. Doing this will prolong the air purifier’s life but at the same time maintain the performance of the machine.

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Rabbit Air MinusA2

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 MinusA2: Both the BioGs HEPA & PRE-Filter are easy to replace. Simply remove the front panel - remove and replace the air filter and then put the panel back. The BioGs HEPA filter works for 12 months.

Yes / No

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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 MinusA2: Has an Auto-Air Quality Monitor which adjusts fan speed to capture contaminated air in the room.

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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 MinusA2: Yes, you can control and customize the functionality of the air filter using a remote control.

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Wattage

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

Rabbit Air MinusA2: Input voltage: 120V/ 60Hz

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Energy Star

Winix 5500 2: Yes it is energy star certified

Rabbit Air MinusA2: It has an energy star certified motor which uses 60Hz and goes into sleep mode when lights are off.

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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 MinusA2: Dimensions: 20″ H x 21.4″ x 7″ D - with a Stand-alone design which can be mounted on the wall. It has a compact design which makes it unobtrusive.

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Filter Life - based on use

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

Rabbit Air MinusA2: The BioGS filter lasts for 12 months while the Pre-filter can last for more than 1 if well maintained. Also the Medium, Customized and AC Charcoal filters should be replaced after 12 months.

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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.

Rabbit Air MinusA2: Will go into a sleep mode when light in the room dims or goes off completely. Sleep mode function makes the device economical and bill friendly.

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OZONE free

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

Rabbit Air MinusA2: Does not emit ozone as cheap air purifiers do. Your indoor environment won’t be polluted even when the machine is on the highest setting.

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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 MinusA2: On the side of the front panel - you will see control touch buttons on the screen. As for the Modes; the device has an Auto Mode and a Sleep Mode. Sensors which make the device unique include; Odor sensor and a Light Sensor - which detects when lights goes OFF/ON.

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Overall Winner

Rabbit Air MinusA2

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