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Levoit Core 300 True HEPA Air Purifier Quick Review

The latest edition to Levoit lineup, Levoit Core 300 True HEPA air purifier is a significant improvement over its predecessor model. A compact, cost-effective, Energy Star certified model that can provide fresh air in a small room. In this rather competitive segment, how capable is the air cleaner in removing allergens and smoke particles in the air? What are the supporting features that can enhanced the user experiences? Find out in our Levoit Core 300 review plus the pros and cons of owning one.
MRSP/ RSP**
± 99.99 p
     Annual filter ^    
± 20 - 40 p
 Online price*
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** MRSP (Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price)/ RSP (Retail selling price) is provided by cleanairprice.com. Accurate at the time of posting.
^ Annual filter cost is calculated based on filter price and 12 hours of usage. Pricing could vary depending on air quality, usage frequency, and speed.

LEVOIT Core 300 Specification

ProductLEVOIT Core 300
Dimension
8.7 x 14.2 x 8.7 in
(22.1 x 36.1 x 22.1 cm)
Weight8.8 lb (4 kg)
Fanspeed3
Coverage (up to)219 sq. ft. (20 m2)
Airflow speed
Dust free (CADR)140 cfm (238 m3/h)
Pollen free (CADR)145 cfm (246 m3/h)
Smoke free (CADR)141 cfm (240 m3/h)
Filtration3-stage
Pre-Filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
Pre-Filter
Washable
HEPA filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
H13 True HEPA filter
6 - 8 months
Carbon filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
High-Efficiency Activated Carbon Filter
6 - 8 months
Ionizer/ Technologies
UV-light/ PCO
-
Other filter
-
All-in-one filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
LEVOIT Core 300-RF 3-in-1 Replacement Filter
6-8 months
+- 19.99
Optional/ Addon
-
Noise level24–50 dB
Power usage level45 W
Timer/ Scheduler2/ 4/ 6/ 8 hours
Sensors
Auto mode
Air qualityAQ indicator
Filter change indicator
More color options
Wi-Fi/ BTBluetooth
ENERGY STAR
Remote control
Child lock
Warranty2 years
Email/ Phone support

Key features

  • 3-stage filtration with QuietKEAP and Vortexair Technology
  • Washable Pre-filter
  • True-HEPA filter - Trap 99. 97% of fine particles as small as 0. 3 microns
  • Activated carbon filter
  • 3 fan speeds with Sleep mode
  • Timer (2, 4, 6, 8 hours)
  • Child lock
  • [OPTIONAL] Pet Allergy Filter, Toxin Absorber Filter, MB Filter
  • 2 years warranty

Pros

  • Covers up to 219 square feet of space yet cost no more than 100.
  • Compact cylinder shape body that can be placed at the tabletop.
  • Genuine True HEPA filter effectively removes fine particles like mold, bacteria, and viruses (upgradable).
  • Activated carbon filter remove smoke and odors coming from pets, cigarettes, cooking, chemicals (upgradable).
  • Whisper quiet operation (at the lowest speed).

Cons

  • Limited airflow performance given its small form factor.
  • The filter replacement cost can add up if you go with the optional upgrade.

At what cost

LEVOIT Core 300 MRSP/ RSP
MRSP/ RSP**
+- 99.99
LEVOIT Core 300 annual filter replacement cost
Annual Filter Cost
+- 20 - 40
^ Replacement filters/ estimated cost

LEVOIT Core 300 VS the challengers

Verdicts and ratings

Build quality
7
Features
4
Coverage
4
Particle Filtration
7
Smoke Filtration
5
Price
9
Upkeeping
9
7.3
LEVOIT Core 300 True HEPA Air Purifier
7.3

Max Fernandez

A loving father and a dedicated reviewer for airfuji.com with more than 1000 air purifiers under his belt. Max Fernandez is also one of the million patients currently suffering from asthma. Feel free to nudge him if you have any questions.

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