Ratings Overview - Air Purifier

Total 13 products tested
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Coway AP-1512HH
With high end air cleaning performance and a whisper quiet fan, the Coway AP-1512HH is the perfect combination of power and finesse. It cleared airborne particulates out of our smokey testing room...  read more >
$230

Editors' Choice Award
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80
Air Cleaning Performance - 8 of 10
8
Noise - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Operating Cost - 5 of 10
5
GermGuardian AC5350B
If you're especially sensitive to noise, the GermGuardian AC5350B is the perfect air purifier for you. It manages to combine almost completely silent operation with effective air cleaning...  read more >
$180

Best Buy Award
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Air Cleaning Performance - 6 of 10
6
Noise - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Operating Cost - 5 of 10
5
Levoit LV-H132
The Levoit LV-H132 has some strong suits, but in our opinion it falls short of carving out a meaningful niche for itself. Its ideal use would be in a small bedroom occupied by someone who is...  read more >
$90

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Air Cleaning Performance - 5 of 10
5
Noise - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Operating Cost - 8 of 10
8
Levoit LV-PUR131
With a quiet fan and reasonable air cleaning performance the Levoit LV-PUR131 will likely please most users. However, expensive filters and high electricity usage make it a poor value in the long...  read more >
$170

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Air Cleaning Performance - 6 of 10
6
Noise - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Operating Cost - 5 of 10
5
Blueair Pure 211
Packing in more power than any of the other models we tested, the Blueair Pure 211 can provide high end cleaning performance to rooms of up to 525 square feet. However, with great power comes great...  read more >
$300

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Air Cleaning Performance - 8 of 10
8
Noise - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Operating Cost - 2 of 10
2
Winix 9500
The Winix 9500 was one of the top performers in our air cleaning testing. However, it was held back from a high overall score due to what we felt was an overcomplicated control panel and a heavy...  read more >
$330

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Air Cleaning Performance - 8 of 10
8
Noise - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Use - 4 of 10
4
Operating Cost - 5 of 10
5
Pure Enrichment PureZone 3-In-1
The PureZone 3-in-1 offers very quiet operation, but otherwise didn't particularly impress us in any capacity. If quiet operation is at teh top of your purifier wish list, and you've got a budget of...  read more >
$140

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Air Cleaning Performance - 4 of 10
4
Noise - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Operating Cost - 8 of 10
8
GermGuardian AC4300BPTCA
If you're looking for an inexpensive way to get some pollen out of your house, look no further than the GermGuardian AC4300BPTCA. For only $100 up front (which is what this machine generally...  read more >
$100

Best Buy Award
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64
Air Cleaning Performance - 6 of 10
6
Noise - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Operating Cost - 7 of 10
7
Honeywell True HEPA Allergen Remover
While it provides high end air cleaning performance, the Honeywell True HEPA Allergen Remover is held back by a relatively high price and a relatively noisy fan. The Coway AP-1512HH | Coway...  read more >
$300

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Air Cleaning Performance - 8 of 10
8
Noise - 4 of 10
4
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Operating Cost - 4 of 10
4
Dyson Pure Cool Link
With Dyson's trademark space age styling and powerful, bladeless fan the Pure Cool Link provides air filtration, a unique accent for your interior design, and enough air circulation to get you...  read more >
$500

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Air Cleaning Performance - 4 of 10
4
Noise - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Operating Cost - 3 of 10
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GermGuardian AC4100
While small and slow the GermGuardian AC4100 is incredibly affordable, making it a great choice for small (less than 100 square feet) or for occasional use in a guest bedroom. It performed...  read more >
$70

Top Pick Award
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Air Cleaning Performance - 4 of 10
4
Noise - 4 of 10
4
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Operating Cost - 8 of 10
8
Holmes HEPA Type Desktop
While it is incredibly inexpensive, the poor air cleaning performance of the Holmes HEPA Type Desktop more than outweighs any cost savings. Additionally, it is only recommended for rooms of 109...  read more >
$40

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Air Cleaning Performance - 3 of 10
3
Noise - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Use - 5 of 10
5
Operating Cost - 10 of 10
10
Hamilton Beach TrueAir
In our battle of compact purifiers the Hamilton Beach TrueAir was at the back of the pack, held back by a poor air cleaning performance, flimsy controls, and expensive filters. If you're looking for...  read more >
$80

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Air Cleaning Performance - 3 of 10
3
Noise - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Use - 4 of 10
4
Operating Cost - 5 of 10
5
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Total 13 products tested