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Awards Top Pick Award Editors' Choice Award Editors' Choice Award Best Buy Award  
Price $330 List
$249.99 at Amazon
$250 List
$159.99 at Amazon
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$200.00 at Amazon
$250 List
$148.59 at Amazon
$90 List
$89.99 at Amazon
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Pros Excellent air cleaning performanceExceptional air cleaning performance, very quiet operation, simple user experienceExcellent air cleaning performance, quiet operation, average lifetime costGood air cleaning performance, very quiet, simple to useQuiet, low operating costs
Cons Loud fan, relatively high operating costsCan be expensive when not on saleExpensive up front costSomewhat expensive filtersSomewhat weak
Bottom Line A high performing model that is held back by a koud fan and relatively high costsSuperb air cleaning performance and quiet operation make for a great overall experienceHigh end performance with an average lifetime cost make this a great choice for almost anyoneGood air cleaning and very quiet operation at a relatively affordably priceLow price and silent operation can't completely make up for the relative lack of air cleaning performance
Rating Categories True HEPA Allergen... Winix 5500-2 Coway AP-1512HH GermGuardian AC5350B Levoit LV-H132
Air Cleaning Performance (40%)
8
8
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6
5
Noise (25%)
4
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Ease Of Use (25%)
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Operating Cost (10%)
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Specs True HEPA Allergen... Winix 5500-2 Coway AP-1512HH GermGuardian AC5350B Levoit LV-H132
Dimensions 20" x 11" x 22.5" 8.2" × 15" × 23.6" 16.5" x 9.5" x 18.5" 9.06" x 6.69" x 27.56" 7.5" x 7.5" x 13"
Weight 17 lb 15.4 lb 12.7 lb 11.25 lb 8.45 lb
CADR 300 CFM 246 CFM 240 CFM 125 CFM 110 CFM
True HEPA Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Estimated Lifetime Cost $771 $660 $556 $542 $323
Airborne Particulate Reduction After 1 Hour (%) 99.78% 99.99% 99.84% 99.50% 95.66%
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