Levoit LV-H126 Quick Review

The affordable Levoit LV-H126 delivers estimable purifying coverage for air purifier of its category. Instead of using the inferior HEPA-type filter, it uses True HEPA filter and activated carbon filter that guarantees a better filtration rate than your average filter. Quite parallel with other air purifiers as regards to airflow delivery rate, noise level and power consumption, Will it be effective enough against allergens and viruses? Let's check out the full specification and see what the air purifier can offer.
online price (US)**
±59.99 $$/ 7

(annual filter cost ±26)

** MRSP (Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price)/ RSP (Retail selling price) is 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.
` The indicated online price guides as follows: $ = under $50, $$ = $50-100, $$$ = $101-200, $$$$ = 201-300, $$$$$ = $301-400, $$$$$$ = 401-500, $$$$$$$ = over $500.

Levoit LV-H126 Specification

ProductLevoit LV-H126
6.8 x 10.5 x 7.9 in
(17.3 x 26.7 x 20.1 cm)
Weight4.8 lb (2.2 kg)
Coverage (up to)161 sq. ft. (15 m2)
Airflow speed
Dust free (CADR)
Pollen free (CADR)
Smoke free (CADR)
Humidifying(H) speed
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
Fine Preliminary Carbon Pre-Filter
2 - 3 months
HEPA filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
True HEPA filter
6 - 8 months
Carbon filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
High-Efficiency Activated Carbon Filter
2 - 3 months
Ionizer/ Technologies
UV-light/ PCO
Other filter
All-in-one filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
LV-H126-RF Replacement Filter
6 months
+- 12.99
Optional/ Addon
Noise level<= 54 dB
Power usage level35 W
Timer/ Scheduler
Auto mode
Air qualityAQ indicator
Filter change indicator
More color options
Wi-Fi/ BTBluetooth
Remote control
Child lock
Warranty2 years
Email/ Phone support

Key Features

  • Special blue cloth front panel
  • 3-stage filtration with 3 fan speed
  • True HEPA filter - PM 2.5/ 0.3 microns
  • Pre-filter and activated carbon filter
  • 2-year warranty

The only compact air purifier in the list that has a blue, denim-style front panel. is a compact air purifier with simple design combined with a lightweight housing. Fitting is standard for air purifier of its class; interface panel are neatly placed with dial knob that allows simple usage without any type of difficulty. body configuration is seamlessly constructed that has hardly any gaps or crooked parts. In other words, this air purifier should be durable enough to withstand some harsh usage.

Airflow effectiveness and purifying coverage

This is the where air purifier might not stands out. Most ideal for small sized room, airflow delivery rate is not great but the all round purifying applicable radius is rather OK. That is to say, purifying coverage is highly recommended for bedside table or bedroom use. The better side to is the combined 3-stage filtration that should have no problem taking out nearby air particles. Its True HEPA filter will effectively trap air contaminants, allergens and microbes from lingering around the home.

Noise level and power consumption

compact body structure help reduce noise generated from the fan to a minimum grade. Noise level is quite soft at low fanspeed, average at medium fanspeed and audible at high fan speed. Expect reasonable level of noise level from despite its low airflow delivery rate. Next, power consumption is truly low at all speed. You will most certainly not get stress by the electrical bills on standard utilization of . When compare to usual household appliances, the all round power usage is low.
noise graph

Final thoughts on

To sum up, Levoit LV-PUR131 might not be a top-tier air purifier that you could fully rely upon, it still does the job in purifying its surrounding air with little problems. In comparison with the advantages vs disadvantages, the upsides is an extra bonus while the downsides is more or less expected for its category. If you are on a tight budget and know what you are looking for, this air purifier might be worthy of your consideration.


  • Cheap to own and maintain with filter replacement set cost less than $15.
  • Compact and lightweight with a unique blue denim alike style front panel.
  • Acceptable purifying coverage for its category.
  • Use true HEPA filter that can target 0.3 microns size particles.
  • 2 years warranty even at this price point.


  • Not the best in airflow delivery rate.
  • Plain unit with no addon features. Use traditional filter reminder wheel rather than sensor-based reminder.
  • Odor removal is not great despite the inclusion of activated carbon filter.
Levoit LV-H126 air purifier

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