Blueair 505 VS 605

The 2 behemoth battle will only 1 obvious winner, in this round VS battle we are pitting the Classic but discontinued Blueair 505 (here is US at least) against the still-ongoing, top of the chain Blueair Classic 605. Both air purifiers are identical from top to bottom that you could hardly not tell them apart other than the airflow performance, yet we will go with the later at any chance. Find out why we prefer the newer Blueair Classic 605 along with both air purifiers complete specification and pros/ cons.

Retail suggested cost*

+- 799.99
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+- 749.99
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Dimension W x H x D

20 x 26 x 13 in
(50.8 x 66 x 33 cm)
20 x 26 x 13 in
(50.8 x 66 x 33 cm)

Weight

35 lb (15.9 kg)35 lb (15.9 kg)

Purifying Coverage

700 sq. ft. (65 m2)775 sq. ft. (72 m2)

Dust free (CADR)

400 cfm (680 m3/h)500 cfm (849 m3/h)

Pollen free (CADR)

450 cfm (765 m3/h)640 cfm (1087 m3/h)

Smoke free (CADR)

450 cfm (765 m3/h)500 cfm (849 m3/h)

Airflow speed

130 - 520 cfm (221 - 883 m3/h)150 - 650 cfm (255 - 1104 m3/h)

Fanspeed

33

Filtration stage

3-stage3-stage

Annual filter cost ($)

+- 230 - 460+- 230 - 460

Pre-filter

-
-

HEPA filter

Blueair Classic 500/600 Series Particle Filter
6 - 12 months
+- 79.95
Blueair Classic 500/600 Series Particle Filter
6 - 12 months
+- 79.95

Carbon filter

Blueair Classic 500/600 Series SmokeStop Filter
6 - 12 months
+- 149.95
Blueair Classic 500/600 Series SmokeStop Filter
6 - 12 months
+- 149.95

Ionizer Technologies

HEPASilent TechnologyHEPASilent Technology

UV-light/ PCO

-
-

Other filter

-
-

All-in-one filter/ Cartridge

-
-

Optional Addon

-
-

Noise level

32 - 62 dB(A)32 - 62 dB(A)

Power consumption

15 - 100 W15 - 100 W

Timer/ Scheduler

Via AppVia App

Sensors

Color options

Auto mode

Air quality indicator

Filter change indicator

Wi-Fi enabled

ENERGY Star certified

Remote control

Child lock

Warranty

5 years5 years

Features

  • 3-stage filtration with HEPASilent Technology
  • Wi-Fi enabled (Blue Friend app/ Alexa)
  • Smartphone as remote control(timer, fanspeed, LED light, night mode, child lock, tracking)
  • Electrostatic Particle-charging (Ionizer)
  • 500/600 Series Particle Filter
  • 500/600 Series SmokeStop Filter
  • 3 fanspeed
  • Built-in casters
  • [OPTIONAL] Blueair Aware monitor
  • 5 years warranty
  • 3-stage filtration with HEPASilent Technology
  • Wi-Fi ready (Blue Friend app/ Alexa)
  • Smartphone Controlled (timer, fanspeed, LED light, night mode, child lock, tracking)
  • Electrostatic Particle-charging
  • 500/600 Series Particle Filter
  • 500/600 Series SmokeStop Filter
  • 3 fan speed
  • Built-in casters
  • [OPTIONAL] Blueair Aware monitor
  • 5 years warranty

Ratings

Build quality
9
Features
7
Coverage
9
Airflow delivery
9
Particle Filtration
8
Smoke Filtration
8
Price
1
Upkeeping
1
Build quality
9
Features
7
Coverage
9
Airflow delivery
9
Particle Filtration
8
Smoke Filtration
8
Price
1
Upkeeping
1

On the Whole

Blueair 505 comes in dimension of 20 x 26 x 13 in (50.8 x 66 x 33 cm) at 35 lb (15.9 kg) weight while Blueair 605 has a dimension of 20 x 26 x 13 in (50.8 x 66 x 33 cm) at 35 lb (15.9 kg) weight. On to airflow distribution and performance, Blueair 505130 - 520 cfm (221 - 883 m3/h) airflow efficiency has great 3 speed 700 sq. ft. (65 m2) purifying coverage while Blueair 605 150 - 650 cfm (255 - 1104 m3/h) airflow efficiency also has a decent 3 speed 775 sq. ft. (72 m2) purifying coverage.

Moving on to the filtration, filters and features, Blueair 505 comes standard with 3-stage filtration with HEPASilent Technology, Wi-Fi enabled (Blue Friend app/ Alexa), Smartphone as remote control(timer, fanspeed, LED light, night mode, child lock, tracking), Electrostatic Particle-charging (Ionizer), 500/600 Series Particle Filter, 500/600 Series SmokeStop Filter, 3 fanspeed, Built-in casters, [OPTIONAL] Blueair Aware monitor, 5 years warranty, while Blueair 605 comes bundled with 3-stage filtration with HEPASilent Technology, Wi-Fi ready (Blue Friend app/ Alexa), Smartphone Controlled (timer, fanspeed, LED light, night mode, child lock, tracking), Electrostatic Particle-charging, 500/600 Series Particle Filter, 500/600 Series SmokeStop Filter, 3 fan speed, Built-in casters, [OPTIONAL] Blueair Aware monitor, 5 years warranty,

Reasons to buy Blueair 505

  • Lower price on refurbished and used model (discontinued).

Reasons to buy Blueair 605

  • Better pricing deal and value.
  • Slightly Higher CADR and airflow delivery rate.
  • Wider purifying coverage.

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