Honeywell HPA104

Honeywell True HEPA Allergen Remover Compact Tower Air Purifier HPA104 Quick Review

Essentially the white version to HPA100, Honeywell True HEPA Allergen Remover Compact Tower Air Purifier HPA104 is neither the most premium nor highest series in the lineup. Nonetheless it is still undoubtedly one of the value air purifier that comes with plenty of features and good coverage against microscopic airborne particles. Should you consider this or the higher spec HPA200? Read on to continue with our details Honeywell True HEPA HPA104 specification and reviews.
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+- 159.95
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Honeywell HPA104 Specification

ProductHoneywell HPA104
RSPRetail suggested cost +- 159.95
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Dimension
13.5 x 14 x 9 in
(34.3 x 35.6 x 22.9 cm)
Weight8 lb (3.6 kg)
Coverage (up to)155 sq. ft. (14 m2)
Dust free (CADR)106 cfm (180 m3/h)
Pollen free (CADR)100 cfm (170 m3/h)
Smoke free (CADR)100 cfm (170 m3/h)
Airflow speed
Fanspeed4
Filtration3-stage
A filterAnnual filter cost ($)+- 74
Pre-Filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
HRF-AP1 Filter A Universal Carbon Pre-filter (1 pack)
3 months
+- 11.95
HEPA filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
HRF-R1 Filter R True HEPA (1 pack)
1 year
+- 25.95
Carbon filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
-
Ionizer/ Technologies
UV-light/ PCO
-
Other filter
-
All-in-one filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
-
Optional/ Addon
HRF-APP1 Filter A Universal Pre-filter (1 pack)
3 months+- 16.95
HRF-R2 Filter R True HEPA (2 pack)
1 year +- 44.95
Noise level
Power consumption
Timer/ Scheduler2, 4, 8 hours
Sensors
More color options
Auto mode
Air qualityAQ indicator
Filter change indicator
Wi-Fi/ BTBluetooth
ENERGY STAR
Remote control
Child lock
Warranty5 years
Email/ Phone support

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Honeywell HPA104 key features

  • 3-stage filtration
  • 4 speed (Germ, General Clean, Allergen and Turbo)
  • Carbon pre-filter
  • 99.97% filtration efficiency True HEPA filter
  • Light dimmer mode
  • 2, 4, 8 hours Auto-off timer
  • Filter change indicator
  • 5 years warranty
Honeywell HPA104 dimension
Dimension
13.5 x 14 x 9 in
(34.3 x 35.6 x 22.9 cm)
Honeywell HPA104 weight
Weight
8 lb (3.6 kg)

Comparable to other Honeywell air purifiers, Honeywell HPA104 True HEPA air purifier shares the familiar size and design that you could barely tell apart. Given its considerably compact and lightweight, you could easily move the air purifier around by holding on to the side handles or pack it for a holiday/ work trip (to a certain extend). The rounded corners help create a simple yet classic Honeywell exterior. Above the air purifier you will find an easy tap controls that allows the adjustment of 4 air cleaning levels; at the main body you will find a surrounding air intake/ outtake that provides comprehensive airflow circulation. Built in ABS plastic, Honeywell True HEPA Allergen Remover Compact Tower Air Purifier HPA104 is sturdily fitted with no air bypassing the filters. 5 years warranty also comes standard in this model.

Airflow performance and applicable area

Despite its size structure, Honeywell True HEPA Allergen Remover Compact Tower Air Purifier HPA104 airflow efficiency is actually better than many others. With the CADR of 106 cfm for dust, 100 cfm for pollen and 100 cfm for smoke, Honeywell HPA104 True HEPA performs OK given the compactness of its size. Ideal for small rooms such as bedroom, the applicable area for Honeywell HPA104 True HEPA is at 14 m2 (155 sq. ft.). Coming from Honeywell, the estimated noise level is at industrial level and power consumption is ENERGY STAR certified good.

Final thoughts on Honeywell HPA104 True HEPA

It might be designed for the lower end spectrum with focus on its structural size, Honeywell True HEPA Allergen Remover Compact Tower Air Purifier HPA104 is no doubt a reliable yet affordable Honeywell air purifier that will capture small to large airborne particles floating in your home. Even though we are impress with Honeywell HPA104 True HEPA overall offering, if the compactness factor is not a must for you, you can consider the higher spec but slightly more expensive HPA200.

Honeywell HPA104 is covered against

Honeywell HPA104 VS Dust

Dust

EXCELLENT

Honeywell HPA104 VS Pollen

Pollen

GOOD

Honeywell HPA104 VS Hair

Hair/ Pet hair

GOOD

Honeywell HPA104 VS Dust mite

Dust mites

GOOD

Honeywell HPA104 VS Mold/ Mildew

Mold/ Mildew

GOOD

Honeywell HPA104 VS Pet dander

Pet dander

GOOD

Honeywell HPA104 VS Virus/ Germ

Virus/ Germ

GOOD

Honeywell HPA104 VS Tobacco smoke

Tobacco smoke

OK

Honeywell HPA104 VS Chemical

Chemical

OK

Honeywell HPA104 VS VOCs

VOCs

OK

Honeywell HPA104 VS Smoke/ Gas

Smoke/ Gas

OK

Honeywell HPA104 VS Odor

Odor

OK

Honeywell HPA104 3-stage filtration and 155 sq. ft. purifying applicable area is terrific when fight against irritants, allergens, bacteria. It is highly effective on large scale airborne particles i.e. dust, hair, pet hair. Nonetheless against small, micron size particles, Honeywell HPA104 4 speed airflow + HRF-R1 Filter R True HEPA (1 pack) is remarkable at clearing away pollen, mold, mildew, fungi and spores.  On odors and smokes, Honeywell HPA104 filtration is inadequate in tackling chemicals, detergent odors, cooking smell, fire, VOCs, cigarette smokes.

In conclusion......

  • Entry-level price with reasonable annual filter replacement cost.
  • Carbon pre-filter that handle dust and gas/ odors.
  • Quality True HEPA filter
  • 3 preset timer comes standard.
  • Light dimming mode (for night use).
  • 5 years warranty.
  • Auto mode/ air quality monitor would be a nice addition.
  • Weaker CADR and limited coverage compare to HPA200.
Build quality
8
Features
4
Coverage
4
Airflow delivery
4
Particle Filtration
7
Smoke Filtration
3
Price
8
Upkeeping
8
6.8
Honeywell HPA104

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