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Winix 5500 2 VS. Rabbit Air MinusA2

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Winner:

Rabbit Air MinusA2

Reasons to buy Rabbit Air MinusA2:

  • button icon Thorough performance
  • button icon Wide room coverage of 815 Sq.Ft
  • button icon Very Economical
  • button icon Ultra quiet
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Winix 5500 2

Reasons to buy Winix 5500 2 :

  • button icon Best Bang For Your Buck
  • button icon Great Performance - Clears up Allergies
  • button icon Can filter farts and all bad odors
  • button icon It is a very solid unit - Durable
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PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Rabbit Air MinusA2

  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
USABILITY
WINNER :

Winix 5500 2

  • AFFORDABLE
SAFETY
WINNER :

Rabbit Air MinusA2

  • CHILD LOCK
APPEARANCE
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Rabbit Air MinusA2

Reasons why we like it:

  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
  • CHILD LOCK
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COMPARISON – Winix 5500 2 VS. Rabbit Air MinusA2

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

It uses a True HEPA Filter, Odor Reducing Carbon Filter and WINIX PlasmaWave Technology to filter 99.97% of air contaminants

Yes

The 6 stages of filtration include: (1) Pre-filter - for large sized allergens (2) Medium Filter - for airborne particles larger than 1 micron (3) BioGS HEPA filter

TIMER

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

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.

Yes

Set schedules using a list of slide bars which change as you scroll down/upwards. Pick a schedule from the slide bars.

FOR LARGE ROOMS

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
No

Yes

Is ideal for large rooms of about 815 Sq.Ft. You can hang it on the wall or let it sit on the floor.

REMOVES CIGARETTE ODOR

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

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

The Odor Remover Filter is the one responsible for removing cigarettes and cigars Odor.

ROOM SIZE AND AIRFLOW

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

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

Yes

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

FIGHTS GERMS

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

Its PlasmaWave technology creates Hydroxyl to neutralize germs, bacteria, VOCs, gases and odors

Yes

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.

ELIMINATES DUST MITES

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

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.

Yes

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

REMOVES PET DANDER

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

The True HEPA filters will capture 99.97% of all airborne particles including pet dander that comes from your pets.

Yes

Medium Filter will take care of Pet dander. Traps and reduces all air borne particles larger than 1 micron in size

GETS RID OF POLLEN

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

The True HEPA Filter will get rid of pollen thus save you from pollen related allergies such as flu, sneezing and blocked nose.

Yes

Traps and reduces pollen that finds its way into the air you breathe. Uses a Medium Filter to capture particles larger than 1 micron

REMOVES SMOKE

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

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

Has a very strong suction power - so it will traps and reduces any kind of smoke in your room / house.

REMOVES MOLD

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

Can remove mold using its powerful True HEPA system.

Yes

Medium Filter traps and eliminates mold that builds up in your house. But it only traps mold that is within its range of 815 sq.ft.

TRAPS ALLERGENS

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

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

Yes

Has both the Pet Allergy Filter and BioGS HEPA Filter. The Pet Allergy Filter removes pet dander and pet allergens while the BioGS HEPA Filter will capture small particles

QUIET OPERATION

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

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

Yes

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

WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

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

Yes

Wash the filter when you get an alert. Doing this will prolong the air purifier’s life

EASY FILTER REPLACEMENT

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

All you have to do is to turn off the air filter before removing filters. After that - remove the front panel by pushing its upper edge and slowly pull forward.

Yes

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

AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

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.

Yes

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

SLEEP MODE

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

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

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.

WATTAGE

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

70 Watts, Power Voltage - AC120V/60Hz

Yes

Input voltage: 120V/ 60Hz

ENERGY STAR

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

Yes it is energy star certified

Yes

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

Rabbit Air MinusA2

USABILITY

CONTROLS AND MODES

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

(1) Auto Mode - enables auto operation .(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.

Yes

Control touch buttons are found on the side of the front panel. Modes include: Auto Mode and a Sleep Mode.

FILTER REPLACEMENT REMINDER

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

Has a filter replacement reminder which notifies you when it’s time to replace air filters.

Yes

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

ECONOMICAL

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

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.

Yes

Its air filters last up to 2 years; on a 12 hours daily usage. The smart light sensor puts the device to a sleep mode when lights go off.

AFFORDABLE

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

Yes, it is one of the best affordable air purifiers on the market.

No

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

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

Yes

With a wide coverage of 815 Sq. ft, CADR of 200 Pollen, 193 of Dust and 180 of Smoke - this unit is ideal for asthmatic people.

ALEXA COMPATIBLE

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
No

No

REMOTE CONTROL

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

Control this unit with a remote control. Things you can do with this remote control include; turning ON/OFF the unit, Enable Auto Mode and Increase Fan Speed.

Yes

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

FILTER LIFE - BASED ON USE

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

Both the Carbon filter and True HEPA filter last up to 12 months.

Yes

The BioGS filter lasts for 12 months while the Pre-filter can last for more than 1 if well maintained.

Winix 5500 2

SAFETY

CHILD LOCK

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
No

Yes

Features a child proof safety design which stops the air purifier from operating when the front panel is removed.

OZONE FREE

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

Yes, it does not emit off bad gases.

Yes

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.

Rabbit Air MinusA2

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

Simple Design - With a 3 Stage Filtration System

Yes

Has a compact design which makes it unobtrusive.

SIZE AND APPEARANCE

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

15 x 8.2 x 23.6 in

Yes

20″ H x 21.4″ x 7″ D

WEIGHT

Winix 5500 2
Rabbit Air MinusA2
Yes

15.4 lbs

Yes

19.4 pounds

Overall Winner

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