Alen BreatheSmart FLEX VS Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0 (SPA-625A)

Alen VS Rabbit air the unconventional comparison battle. Other than the pricing, purifying coverage and dimension similarity, there is a gap in features between this 2 models. On the left we have the feature cut-down Alen BreatheSmart Flex VS the full-featured but poorer filtration performance Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0 SPA-625A. As most of you would only go for 1 air purifier in a household, which model would you go for?

Retail suggested cost*

+- 399
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Dimension W x H x D

15 x 25 x 8.5 in
(38.1 x 63.5 x 21.6 cm)
16.6 x 22.2 x 9.8 in
(42.2 x 56.4 x 24.9 cm)

Weight

15 lb (6.8 kg)16.8 lb (7.6 kg)

Purifying Coverage

700 sq. ft. (65 m2)625 sq. ft. (58 m2)

Dust free (CADR)

245 cfm (416 m3/h)165 cfm (280 m3/h)

Pollen free (CADR)

245 cfm (416 m3/h)189 cfm (321 m3/h)

Smoke free (CADR)

245 cfm (416 m3/h)152 cfm (258 m3/h)

Airflow speed

53-187 cfm (90-318 m3/h)42 - 167 cfm (71 - 284 m3/h)

Fanspeed

45

Filtration stage

2-stage4-stage

Annual filter cost ($)

+- 39 - 118+- 27 - 53

Pre-filter

Washable Pre-filter (with HEPA filter)
6 - 18 months
BioGS2 Pre-Filter
Permanent
+- 17.95

HEPA filter

HEPA-Pure Filter FL40
6 - 18 months
+- 59
BioGS2 HEPA Filter
18 - 36 months
+- 53.95

Carbon filter

-
BioGS2 Charcoal-Based Activated Carbon Filter
18 - 36 months
+- 29.95

Ionizer Technologies

Negative Ion Generator

UV-light/ PCO

-
-

Other filter

-
-

All-in-one filter/ Cartridge

-
BioGS 2.0 Filter Replacement Kit
18 - 36 months
+- 79.95

Optional Addon

HEPA-Silver Filter FL40-SILVER-CARBON
6 - 18 months+- $79
HEPA-OdorCell Filter FL40-MP
6 - 18 months+- $89
HEPA-Fresh Filter FL40-CARBON
6 - 18 months+- $69
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Noise level

39 - 55 dB22.8 - 50.4 dBA

Power consumption

36 W5 - 39 W

Timer/ Scheduler

2, 4, 12 hours4, 8, 12 hours

Sensors

Particle/ Odor Sensor

Color options

Auto mode

Air quality indicator

Filter change indicator

Wi-Fi enabled

ENERGY Star certified

Remote control

Child lock

Warranty

Lifetime Limited Warranty5 years

Features

  • 2-stage filtration (3-stage with optional filter upgrade)
  • Washable Pre-filter/ HEPA-Pure filter
  • 4 fan speeds
  • Personalizable front cover
  • Child-lock control panel and child-safe vent guard
  • 4, 8, 12 hour timer
  • Lifetime limited warranty
  • [Optional] filters - HEPA-Silver filter, HEPA-FreshPlus filter, HEPA-OdorCell filter
  • 4-stage filtration
  • Washable Pre-filter
  • BioGS HEPA Filter
  • Charcoal based Activated Carbon Filter
  • 5 fanspeed with 3 Auto mode sensitivity (Low, Medium, High)
  • Odor/ particle sensors with air quality indicator (5 dotted bars)
  • Smart Display control with filter maintenance indicator (6 bars)
  • Pre-set Timer (4, 8 , 12 hours)
  • Negative ion generator with on/ off function
  • Remote control with remote holder
  • Ultra Quiet operation
  • Five-year warranty

Ratings

Build quality
9
Features
5
Coverage
9
Airflow delivery
9
Particle Filtration
7
Smoke Filtration
0
Price
5
Upkeeping
8
Build quality
8
Features
7
Coverage
8
Airflow delivery
8
Particle Filtration
8
Smoke Filtration
8
Price
6
Upkeeping
9

On the Whole

Alen BreatheSmart FLEX comes in dimension of 15 x 25 x 8.5 in (38.1 x 63.5 x 21.6 cm) at 15 lb (6.8 kg) weight while Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0 SPA-625A has a dimension of 16.6 x 22.2 x 9.8 in (42.2 x 56.4 x 24.9 cm) at 16.8 lb (7.6 kg) weight. On to airflow distribution and performance, Alen BreatheSmart FLEX53-187 cfm (90-318 m3/h) airflow efficiency has great 4 speed 700 sq. ft. (65 m2) purifying coverage while Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0 SPA-625A 42 - 167 cfm (71 - 284 m3/h) airflow efficiency also has a decent 5 speed 625 sq. ft. (58 m2) purifying coverage.

Moving on to the filtration, filters and features, Alen BreatheSmart FLEX comes standard with 2-stage filtration (3-stage with optional filter upgrade), Washable Pre-filter/ HEPA-Pure filter, 4 fan speeds, Personalizable front cover, Child-lock control panel and child-safe vent guard, 4, 8, 12 hour timer, Lifetime limited warranty, [Optional] filters - HEPA-Silver filter, HEPA-FreshPlus filter, HEPA-OdorCell filter, while Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0 SPA-625A comes bundled with 4-stage filtration, Washable Pre-filter , BioGS HEPA Filter, Charcoal based Activated Carbon Filter, 5 fanspeed with 3 Auto mode sensitivity (Low, Medium, High), Odor/ particle sensors with air quality indicator (5 dotted bars), Smart Display control with filter maintenance indicator (6 bars), Pre-set Timer (4, 8 , 12 hours), Negative ion generator with on/ off function, Remote control with remote holder, Ultra Quiet operation, Five-year warranty,

Reasons to buy Alen BreatheSmart FLEX

  • Better CADR on all 3 front.
  • Slightly wider purifying coverage.
  • Personalizable front cover.
  • Lifetime limited warranty.

Reasons to buy Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0 SPA-625A

  • Comes bundled with Charcoal-Based Activated Carbon filter.
  • Lower annual filter replacement cost.
  • 1 extra speed with Auto mode.
  • Particle/ Odor Sensor + air quality indicator.
  • Remote control.

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