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Blueair Pure 211
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Awards  Editors' Choice Award Editors' Choice Award Best Buy Award  
Price $300 List
$299.99 at Amazon
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Pros Excellent air cleaning performance, quiet operation, large CADRExceptional 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 Very high operating costsCan be expensive when not on saleExpensive up front costSomewhat expensive filtersSomewhat weak
Bottom Line Excellent performance somewhat offset by high operating 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 Blueair Pure 211 Winix 5500-2 Coway AP-1512HH GermGuardian AC5350B Levoit LV-H132
Air Cleaning Performance (40%)
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6
5
Noise (25%)
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Ease Of Use (25%)
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Operating Cost (10%)
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Specs Blueair Pure 211 Winix 5500-2 Coway AP-1512HH GermGuardian AC5350B Levoit LV-H132
Dimensions 12.8" x 12.8" x 20.25" 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 12.2 lb 15.4 lb 12.7 lb 11.25 lb 8.45 lb
CADR 350 CFM 246 CFM 240 CFM 125 CFM 110 CFM
True HEPA No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Estimated Lifetime Cost $1,105 $660 $556 $542 $323
Airborne Particulate Reduction After 1 Hour (%) 99.95% 99.99% 99.84% 99.50% 95.66%
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