Save 36% this Prime Day on a Winix 5500-2 Air Purifier

Winix 5500-2 Air Purifier
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Save yourself $89 on clean air this Prime Day with the Winix 5500-2 Air Purifier (opens in new tab), down from $249.99 to $160.00. This air purifier is top of the range, with a 4.7/5 star rating from almost 23,000 users who love its quiet, functional design and high tech features. 

The true HEPA filter captures 99.97% of airborne pollutants such as dust mites, pet dander, pollen and other allergens as small as 0.3 microns, so it is a good choice for those who experience allergies or asthma. It also has a washable AOC Carbon Filter, made from activated carbon granules for the effective removal of household odors. It is also whisper quiet, producing only 27.8 dB of sound when running, making it suitable for a bedroom or even a nursery. 

But if you are looking for something different, make sure to check our guide to best air purifiers (opens in new tab) or best air purifiers for allergies (opens in new tab) for useful tips and advice to help you find a product that ticks all your boxes. 

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Winix 5500-2 Air Purifier with True HEPA | was $249.99, now $160.00 on Amazon (opens in new tab)

Save $89 (36%) on this fantastic Winix 5500-2 Air Purifier in charcoal gray. CADR rated for 360 square feet room size. Suitable for medium and large rooms; kids bedrooms, family rooms or kitchens. The built-in air quality sensors measure and adjust the fan speed in real-time.

So, aside from the great savings, why should you buy the Winix 5500-2 this Prime Day? For starters, multiple filtration technologies mean that this air purifier stands head and shoulders above the rest. The High Efficiency Particulate Absorbing (HEPA) filter is top of the range and captures 99.97% of airborne pollutants as small as 0.3 microns in size. This is great if you want to get rid of common allergens such as pet dander, pollen and dust mite waste, which are all over 5 microns in size. 

As well as the HEPA technology, this air purifier has odor control technology, with a washable AOC carbon filter, perfect for getting rid of cooking smells, pet odors or the smell of smoke.  

The next layer of technology involves a specialized PlasmaWave filter, which acts as a permanent filter to safely break down odor, allergens, chemical vapors and other pollutants, without producing harmful ozone. This helps to extend the life of the air purifier, as well as keeping your air as clean as it can be. 

The smart sensors gauge the quality of the air and the Auto Mode responds and adjusts the fan to filter the air as needed. There is a sleep mode for silent night time operation and an LED light that changes in real-time based on air quality.

It measures 14. 9"L x 7. 8"W x 23. 6"H  and weighs 17. 5 lbs, making it portable and convenient. The sleek design makes it a great addition to any room.

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Lou Mudge
Health Writer

Lou Mudge is a health writer based in Bath, United Kingdom for Future PLC. She holds an undergraduate degree in creative writing from Bath Spa University, and her work has appeared in Live Science, Tom's Guide, Fit & Well, Coach, T3, and Tech Radar, among others. She regularly writes about health and fitness-related topics such as air quality, gut health, diet and nutrition and the impacts these things have on our lives. 

She has worked for the University of Bath on a chemistry research project and produced a short book in collaboration with the department of education at Bath Spa University.