Honeywell HPA300 VS Airmega 300

In this round of VS battle, let’s compare the 2 much loved air purifiers between Honeywell HPA300 and Airmega 300. Both these 300 models could not be far apart in terms of pricing although they share an outstanding filtration depth that can captures almost all types of household pollutants. If you are looking for an effective HEPA air purifiers that can deliver as its spec suggested, please see below the VS comparison.

Retail suggested cost*

+- 299.95
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+- 649
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Dimension W x H x D

20.8 x 22.4 x 10.8 in
(52.8 x 56.9 x 27.4 cm)
13.6 x 21.2 x 13.6 in
(34.5 x 53.8 x 34.5 cm)

Weight

17 lb (7.7 kg)21.4 lb (9.7 kg)

Purifying Coverage

465 sq. ft. (43 m2)1256 sq. ft. (117 m2)

Dust free (CADR)

320 cfm (544 m3/h)260 cfm (442 m3/h)

Pollen free (CADR)

300 cfm (510 m3/h)260 cfm (442 m3/h)

Smoke free (CADR)

300 cfm (510 m3/h)260 cfm (442 m3/h)

Airflow speed

Fanspeed

43

Filtration stage

3-stage4-stage

Annual filter cost ($)

+- 108+- 100

Pre-filter

HRF-AP1 Filter A Universal Carbon Pre-filter (1 pack)
3 months
+- 11.95
Pre-filter (2 pack)
Permanent
+- 25

HEPA filter

HRF-R3 Honeywell Filter R True HEPA (3 pack)
1 year
+- 59.95
Max2 (Green True HEPA filter)
1 year

Carbon filter

-
Max2 (Activated carbon filter)
1 year

Ionizer Technologies

UV-light/ PCO

-
-

Other filter

-
-

All-in-one filter/ Cartridge

-
Max2 Filter
1 year
+- 99.99

Optional Addon

HRF-APP1 Filter A Universal Pre-filter (1 pack)
3 months+- 16.95
HRF-R1 Filter R True HEPA (1 pack)
1 year+- 16.95
-

Noise level

22 - 52 dB

Power consumption

6 -57 W

Timer/ Scheduler

2, 4, 8 hours1, 4, 8 hours

Sensors

Pollution sensor

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
  • 4 air cleaning levels (Germ, General Clean, Allergen and Turbo)
  • Premium carbon pre-filter
  • True HEPA filter
  • Light dimmer function
  • Auto-off timer - 2, 4, 8 hours
  • Electronic filter change reminder
  • 5 years limited warranty
  • 4-stage filtration
  • Dual washable Pre-filter
  • MAX2 filter (True HEPA filter + Activated Carbon filter)
  • 3 fanspeed (Low, Medium, High)
  • Dual side air inlet
  • Dedicated Pre-filter and HEPA filter indicator
  • Smart mode - Auto, ECO and Sleep mode
  • Air quality display indicator (Good, Moderate, Unhealthy, Very Unhealthy)
  • Customizable pollution sensor (1 bar = sensitive, 2 bar = normal, 3 bar = less sensitive)
  • Built-in timer (1, 4, 8 hours)
  • 5 years warranty

Ratings

Build quality
8
Features
4
Coverage
7
Airflow delivery
7
Particle Filtration
7
Smoke Filtration
3
Price
7
Upkeeping
7
Build quality
9
Features
6
Coverage
10
Airflow delivery
10
Particle Filtration
9
Smoke Filtration
9
Price
2
Upkeeping
7

On the Whole

Honeywell HPA300 comes in dimension of 20.8 x 22.4 x 10.8 in (52.8 x 56.9 x 27.4 cm) at 17 lb (7.7 kg) weight while Airmega 300 has a dimension of 13.6 x 21.2 x 13.6 in (34.5 x 53.8 x 34.5 cm) at 21.4 lb (9.7 kg) weight. On to airflow distribution and performance, Honeywell HPA300 airflow efficiency has great 4 speed 465 sq. ft. (43 m2) purifying coverage while Airmega 300 airflow efficiency also has a decent 3 speed 1256 sq. ft. (117 m2) purifying coverage.

Moving on to the filtration, filters and features, Honeywell HPA300 comes standard with 3-stage filtration, 4 air cleaning levels (Germ, General Clean, Allergen and Turbo), Premium carbon pre-filter, True HEPA filter, Light dimmer function, Auto-off timer - 2, 4, 8 hours, Electronic filter change reminder , 5 years limited warranty, while Airmega 300 comes bundled with 4-stage filtration, Dual washable Pre-filter, MAX2 filter (True HEPA filter + Activated Carbon filter), 3 fanspeed (Low, Medium, High), Dual side air inlet, Dedicated Pre-filter and HEPA filter indicator, Smart mode - Auto, ECO and Sleep mode, Air quality display indicator (Good, Moderate, Unhealthy, Very Unhealthy), Customizable pollution sensor (1 bar = sensitive, 2 bar = normal, 3 bar = less sensitive), Built-in timer (1, 4, 8 hours), 5 years warranty,

Reasons to buy Honeywell HPA300

  • Half the price although maintenance cost is roughly the same.
  • Better CADR on dust, pollen and smoke.

Reasons to buy Airmega 300

  • Wider purifying coverage.
  • Double pre-filter on both side.
  • Dedicated activated carbon filter.
  • Auto mode with air quality indicator.

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