Honeywell True HEPA Allergen Remover HPA204 Quick Review

In today’s review, we shall check out one of the highly seek model from Honeywell collection, the compact yet superior Honeywell True HEPA Allergen Remover HPA204. This highly loaded unit comes with bundled for features and strong clean air delivery rate that even exceeded some of the premium range air purifier. Is it enough though? So without further ado, here is our latest review of Honeywell HPA204 True HEPA Allergen Remover.
MRSP/ RSP**
± 229.95 p
     Annual filter ^    
± 93 p
Online price*
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Honeywell HPA204 Specification

ProductHoneywell HPA204
RSPMRSP/ RSP+- 229.95
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Dimension
20.8 x 17.7 x 10.1 in
(52.8 x 45 x 25.7 cm)
Weight14 lb (6.4 kg)
Coverage (up to)310 sq. ft. (29 m2)
Dust free (CADR)190 cfm (323 m3/h)
Pollen free (CADR)180 cfm (306 m3/h)
Smoke free (CADR)200 cfm (340 m3/h)
Airflow speed
Fanspeed4
Filtration3-stage
A filterAnnual filter cost ($)+- 93
Pre-Filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
HRF-AP1 Filter A Universal Carbon Pre-filter (1 pack)
3 months
+- 11.95
HEPA filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
HRF-R2 Filter R True HEPA (2 pack)
1 year
+- 44.95
Carbon filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
-
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-R1 Filter R True HEPA (1 pack)
1 year+- 25.95
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 HPA204 key features

  • 3-stage filtration
  • 4 air cleaning levels - Germ, General Clean, Allergen and Turbo
  • Carbon pre-filter
  • True HEPA filter
  • Light dimmer mode
  • 2, 4, 8 hours timer
  • 5 years warranty
Honeywell HPA204 dimension
Dimension
20.8 x 17.7 x 10.1 in
(52.8 x 45 x 25.7 cm)
Honeywell HPA204 weight
Weight
14 lb (6.4 kg)

Not the biggest and lightest for its class, Honeywell HPA204 True HEPA is essential the white version to Honeywell HPA200. Moving this Honeywell True HEPA Allergen Remover is easy as the body is short but would require both hands as weight already exceeded the 5 kg benchmark. The whole configuration is very Honeywell like with easy tap controls at top and surrounding air vent that includes pre-filter/ HEPA filter below. Handles is located on both sides of the air purifier for easy carrying. Adding the 5 years warranty in the bag, Honeywell HPA204 True HEPA has the classic example of an air purifier looks that emphasis on functionality and practicality.

Airflow performance, CADR and applicable area

Based on the size of Honeywell HPA204 True HEPA, we would not expect anything more than average in its airflow purifying performance. How wrong we were. Honeywell True HEPA Allergen Remover surprise us with its decent 29 m2 (310 sq. ft.) applicable area. Great at covering a wide range of allergens, bacteria, viruses, chemicals and odors. With the 4 speed cleaning mode, Honeywell HPA204 True HEPA CADR is rated at 190 cfm for dust, 180 cfm for pollen and 200 cfm for smoke. No surprise with its power consumption and noise level as it stand at reasonable level.

Final thoughts on Honeywell HPA204 True HEPA

Based on the current market price, there is nothing much to complain about Honeywell HPA204 True HEPA as it is well-balanced in every way. The strong filtration, good clean air delivery rate, wide applicable area and plenty of practical features to fiddle around. Yes there are far better air purifiers that offer stronger airflow performance, greater filtration system and wider applicable area but for the price you pay, Honeywell HPA204 True HEPA is consider a bargain on our side.

Honeywell HPA204 is covered against

Honeywell HPA204 VS Dust

Dust

EXCELLENT

Honeywell HPA204 VS Pollen

Pollen

GOOD

Honeywell HPA204 VS Hair

Hair/ Pet hair

GOOD

Honeywell HPA204 VS Dust mite

Dust mites

GOOD

Honeywell HPA204 VS Mold/ Mildew

Mold/ Mildew

GOOD

Honeywell HPA204 VS Pet dander

Pet dander

GOOD

Honeywell HPA204 VS Virus/ Germ

Virus/ Germ

GOOD

Honeywell HPA204 VS Tobacco smoke

Tobacco smoke

OK

Honeywell HPA204 VS Chemical

Chemical

OK

Honeywell HPA204 VS VOCs

VOCs

OK

Honeywell HPA204 VS Smoke/ Gas

Smoke/ Gas

OK

Honeywell HPA204 VS Odor

Odor

OK

In conclusion......

  • Decent price with good purifying coverage and CADR return.
  • 3-stage filtration with 4 selectable cleaning mode.
  • Carbon pre-filter that performs relatively well against smoke and odor particles.
  • Use True-HEPA filter that has 99.97% filtration against micron size pollutants as small as 0.3 microns.
  • Optional Light dimming mode.
  • 3 pre-set Auto-off timer.
  • 5 years manufacturer warranty.
  • Lacks the Air quality monitoring system/ Auto mode.
  • Expensive filter replacement cost (uses 2 HEPA filters).
Build quality
8
Features
4
Coverage
6
Airflow delivery
6
Particle Filtration
7
Smoke Filtration
3
Price
7
Upkeeping
7
7
7

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