Holmes WAP532-UA WeMo Smart WiFi-Enabled

Holmes WeMo Smart Wifi-Enabled WAP532-UA Quick Review

A high tech WiFi air purifier  that doesn't live long, Holmes WeMo Smart Wifi-Enabled WAP532-UA is among the most modern Holmes air purifier that is unfortunately discontinued at the point of this writing. In accordance to current modern lifestyle demand, Holmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo is what majority of the air purifier is going towards to. With WeMo app support thanks to the WiFi connectivity, can Holmes Smart WeMo WAP532-UA modest airflow delivery rate, applicable area, noise level and electricity consumption outshine other basic non-WiFi air purifier? Hit on the hyperlink below to learn more.
MRSP/ RSP**
+- 199.99 p
     Annual filter ^    
+- 48 - 52 p
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Holmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo Specification

ProductHolmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo
RSPMRSP/ RSP +- 199.99
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Dimension
10.3 x 29.7 x 12.8 in
(26.2 x 75.4 x 32.5 cm)
Weight16.1 lb (7.3 kg)
Coverage (up to)217 sq. ft. (20 m2)
Dust free (CADR)142 cfm (241 m3/h)
Pollen free (CADR)171 cfm (291 m3/h)
Smoke free (CADR)140 cfm (238 m3/h)
Airflow speed
Fanspeed3
Filtration3-stage
A filterAnnual filter cost ($)+- 48 - 52
Pre-Filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
Pre-filter
Permanent
HEPA filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
aer1 HAPF300AH True HEPA Allergen Remover Filter (x2)
12 months
+- 19.99
Carbon filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
HAPF60CS (C) Carbon Filter (4 pack x2)
3 - 6 months
+- 3.99
Ionizer/ TechnologiesIonizer
UV-light/ PCO
-
Other filter
-
All-in-one filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
HAPF60CS C Carbon Filter
+- 3.99
Optional/ Addon
aer1 HAPF30AT HEPA-Type Total Air Filter
4 -12 months+- 17.99
aer1 HAPF30AO Odor-Eliminator Filter
4 - 12 months+- 12.99
aer1 HAPF300AP True HEPA Allergen Performance-Plus Filter
4 - 12 months+- 19.99
aer1 HAPF30AS Smoke Grabber Filter
4 - 12 months+- 19.99
Noise level
Power consumption
Timer/ SchedulerTime x Week x Speed
SensorsYES
More color options
Auto mode
Air qualityAQ indicator
Filter change indicator
Wi-Fi/ BTBluetooth
ENERGY STAR
Remote control
Child lock
Warranty3 years
Email/ Phone support

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Holmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo key features

  • Remote access through WiFi connectivity - Works with iPhone or Android mobile devices
  • 3-stage filtration
  • 2 True HEPA filter with 99.97% on microscopic allergens as small as 0.3 microns.
  • 2 Odor Reducing Carbon Filters
  • 3 speed (Low, Medium, High)
  • AQ sensor + Auto mode
  • Optional Ionizer
  • 3 years warranty
Holmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo dimension
Dimension
10.3 x 29.7 x 12.8 in
(26.2 x 75.4 x 32.5 cm)
Holmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo weight
Weight
16.1 lb (7.3 kg)

Most owner are happy with Holmes Smart WeMo WAP532-UA slanted slim tower profile with impressive build quality. First off, the side wood trim helps generate a premium touch to the air purifier along with black housing. Control panel are tucked at top that allows manual control if you decided not to access it via WeMo app. Speaking of WeMo app, Holmes Smart WeMo WAP532-UA as the name suggested is WiFi supported so it will work on any modern Android or Apple devices. Simply connect to Holmes Smart WeMo WAP532-UA network to gain full access to the air purifier control. Other than that, you will find Holmes Smart WeMo WAP532-UA is every bit as other Holmes air purifier with 3 speed + Auto mode, scheduler and 3 years warranty.

Airflow efficiency and purifying coverage

The vital section that determine how impressive Holmes Smart WeMo WAP532-UA is. Immaculate for small sized room but only so-so for medium room size, the airflow delivery rate is sufficient for most bedroom or small living hall. CADR tallys with the purifying output with 142 cfm for dust,171 cfm for pollen and 140 cfm for smoke. Nearby air-borne pollutants for example dust, pet dander, mold, pollen and mildew would be taken up and trapped by Holmes Smart WeMo WAP532-UA 3-stage filtration.

Noise level and power consumption

Holmes Smart WeMo WAP532-UA sealed body framework is superb at softening noise to prevent disruption on owner’s day-to-day life. Practically no noise at low fan speed, soft noise at medium fan speed and needless to slightly higher noise at high fan speed. Compare with other comparable home appliances, you will have no trouble with Holmes Smart WeMo WAP532-UA produced noise level.Moving on with the electricity usage, Holmes Smart WeMo WAP532-UA is a reliable day-by-day air purifier that you would only see the massive difference on electricity bills if you do not rely on the Auto mode. Barely any power consumption at minimum fan speed while electricity consumption is still modest at max fan speed. By comparison with other household appliances electricity consumption, Holmes Smart WeMo WAP532-UA monthly power usage is reasonably low.

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Final thoughts on Holmes Smart WeMo WAP532-UA

On the whole, Holmes Smart WeMo WAP532-UA keeps its track record as a dependable WiFi air purifier. Comparing with the overall advantages and disadvantages, the occasion WiFi connectivity hiccups and unintuitive app interface might deter people like you from going with this model.

Holmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo is covered against

Holmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo VS Dust

Dust

EXCELLENT

Holmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo VS Pollen

Pollen

GOOD

Holmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo VS Hair

Hair/ Pet hair

GOOD

Holmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo VS Dust mite

Dust mites

GOOD

Holmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo VS Mold/ Mildew

Mold/ Mildew

GOOD

Holmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo VS Pet dander

Pet dander

GOOD

Holmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo VS Virus/ Germ

Virus/ Germ

GOOD

Holmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo VS Tobacco smoke

Tobacco smoke

OK

Holmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo VS Chemical

Chemical

OK

Holmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo VS VOCs

VOCs

OK

Holmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo VS Smoke/ Gas

Smoke/ Gas

OK

Holmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo VS Odor

Odor

OK

Holmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo 3-stage filtration and 217 sq. ft. purifying applicable area is spectacular when pit against allergens, bacteria and viruses. It is vastly efficient on large-scale airborne contaminants e.g. dust, hair, pet hair. However against small scale contaminants, Holmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo 3 speed airflow circulation + aer1 HAPF300AH True HEPA Allergen Remover Filter (x2) is distinctive at trapping dust mites, pollen, mold, spores, mildew, fungi, germs and pet dander.  On smokes and odors, Holmes Smart WAP532-UA WeMo HAPF60CS (C) Carbon Filter (4 pack x2) filtration is weak in dealing chemicals, cooking odors, detegent odors, VOCs, tobacco smokes, cigarette, radon and ammonia.

In conclusion......

  • Inexpensive filter replacement despite using 2 HEPA filter and carbon filter at a go.
  • Allows access to the air purifier speed, scheduler remotely via WeMo apps.
  • Use True HEPA filter that is also upgradable to other Holmes aer1 filters.
  • Optional Ionizer that can be disable via app.
  • Scheduler that can be set on a weekly basis with daily on/ off timer + speed.
  • Up to 3 years official manufacturer warranty.
  • Higher price with slightly below average purifying coverage and CADR.
  • Troublesome WiFi connection that is hard to setup for novice user.
  • Clunky app interface that requires time to get used to.
  • Carbon filter requires quarterly change on bad air quality environment.
Build quality
7
Features
8
Coverage
5
Airflow delivery
5
Particle Filtration
7
Smoke Filtration
5
Price
8
Upkeeping
8
7.3
Holmes WAP532-UA WeMo Smart WiFi-Enabled
7.3

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