The 6 Best HEPA Air Purifiers of 2019: Reviews And Buyers Guide!

Best HEPA Filter Air Purifier

“Want a healthy life? Go jogging every morning.” This advice has been given to us for ages. Why is this advice so popular? Well, because it is the only time of the day when the air is fresh which is what our body needs. At this time, all the dust particles settle down and the air is clean. Breathing in fresh and clean air is the remedy to most of the breathing diseases and health problems. But nowadays, it is becoming difficult to be in an environment with fresh air. That is where these best HEPA air purifiers swoop in. These air purifiers are manufactured to produce with clean and fresh air in your homes, offices, workshops and large spaces in your room. Some of them are Energy Star rated. Some of them are tested and certified by reputed institutes of the USA.

Today, air pollution problems are not only limited to industrial areas but they have also been affecting almost every place including our so-called “homes”. Some places in our country like New Delhi are seriously affected by air pollution. So serious that there is news of skin diseases, breathing problems, allergies, and many others. And it is being more challenging to cope with these diseases.

So better to have fresh and clean air in your homes and offices than to show up to the doctor unhealthy. It is time to be more cautious. It is time to get one of these for your home and workplace. Check out these brilliantly engineered HEPA air purifiers and say no to breathing unhealthy.

Best HEPA Air Purifiers 2019:

NameFeaturesEditor’s ratingPrice
Bissell air400 Air PurifierPOWERFUL PERFORMANCE, IDEAL FOR THOSE WHO SUFFER FROM ALLERGIES4.6/5 Check Price
LEVOIT LV-H132 PurifierENVIRONMENT FRIENDLY, PERFECT FIT FOR SMALL ROOMS & OFFICES, WORKS QUIETLY4.2/5 Check Price
AeraMax 300 Large Room Air PurifierMADE FOR LARGE-SIZE ROOMS, HIGH PERFORMANCE, ANTI- MICROBIAL TREATMENT4.4/5 Check Price
Honeywell True HEPA Allergen RemoverMAKES THE ROOM RELAXING, REMOVES AIRBORNE PARTICLES FROM THE AIR4.0/5 Check Price
Alen BreatheSmart Classic Large Room Air Purifier LIFETIME GUARANTEE, SMALL IN SIZE, WORKS4.6/5 Check Price
GermGuardian AC5350B 28FILTERS AIRDUST + POLLEN + SMOKE,
HIGH PERFORMING, REDUCES BAD ODORS
4.1/5 Check Price

Bissell air400 Air Purifier

With a powerful and high efficiency of performance, this device is able to give a fresh, clean and relaxing environment. This a product of Bissel, a company that is constantly trying to give its best products to the market. And it surely has done so by producing this smart air purifier. It is perfectly designed for medium to large rooms with 300 to 400 square feet area. This device very ideal for the people with allergies, be it seasonal or non-seasonal and gives no trouble to the house with pets, small babies and young kids.

Editor’s rating Overview
4.6/5 Small in size

Can be easily allocated to different rooms

Smooth and clean edges with sleek design

Quietly gives desired air purification

Product Highlights:

This air purifier is equipped with a digital DC motor which is very durable and runs its large fan with ease. It pulls in air through its back panel and through its top vent, it delivers clean air into the room. It is an ENERGY STAR* rated device which makes it energy conserving. Even in its highest mode of purifying process, it just needs a power of only 75 watts. It is fast in its work. Its powerful technology can easily exchange the air in a room as big as of 400 square feet area up to 3 times every hour making the place filled with clean air. For a price of about Rs 35000/- it will come with a replacement HEPA filter and pre-filter and a Bissel replacement carbon filter air400. Without these extra replacement kits, it will cost an amount of 28500 rupees.

WHAT WE LIKE ABOUT THE PRODUCT:

  • It is equipped with highly efficient filter with a 1” thick activated carbon.
  • Can capture 99.7% of microscopic particles without stress.
  • Captures all the dust, pollen and smoke particles as well as pet dander.
  • Very compatible for the homes with small babies as well as young kids too and also with pets.
  • Equipped with smart circulate system that uses a particle sensor to monitor the indoor air.
  • The sensors automatically adjust the air400’s speed of air flow.
  • Has got a small and simple front digital display which provides with real-time feedback on whether the air purifier is working or not.

WHAT WE DON’T LIKE ABOUT THE PRODUCT:

  • The cost of new filters is around Rs 7000/- which is so not reasonable.
  • It does not work with average volts of electricity provided in India which is 220-240V and so it will require a voltage stabilizer which can bring it down to 110V for it to work.
  • Despite being made with non-metallic materials, it weighs around 22.8 pounds.
Pros
  • Energy efficient.
  • ENERGY STAR* rated product.
  • Has the ability to clean large rooms up to an area of 400 square ft.
  • Auto adjusting sensors for speed of air flow.
Cons
  • Filters cost too much.
  • Can’t work in average 240V current.
  • Must use with a voltage stabilizer.
  • Non-metallic body yet heavy.

LEVOIT LV-H132 Purifier

LEVOIT is very concerned about making low budget HEPA air purifiers. This product is small and has got a round, cylindrical shape which looks beautiful. This device is a California design with 3 stage filtration system. It filters all the dust, smoke, allergy particles, odors, pollen particles and pet dander with as much as 99.97% of them. This device is certainly concerned about the environment. Afterall, it is 100% ozone free and does not use UV or ions which lead to the production of harmful pollutants to air and the ozone. Give it its place and it will quietly do its best in giving you clean air without giving a trouble.

Editor’s rating Overview
4.2 Beautiful cylindrical shape

Affordable

100% ozone-free

Quiet and smooth

Laced with TRUE HEPA filters

Product Highlights-

Shaped beautifully into a cylindrical case, this LEVOIT LV-H132 purifier is equipped with true HEPA filter. For even more productivity, it has been installed with activated carbon filter which is of a great sign in providing with even cleaner air inside the room by removing almost 99.79% of dust, smoke, allergies, odor, pollen particles, and pet dander. It filters air pollution of PN 2.5 and particles as small as 0.3 microns. And it costs only 6500 rupees. But it also comes with two replacement filters and one replacement filter True HEPA and activated carbon for a price of Rs 12600. It is so quiet with a noise level of ≤ 50dB. It has a small dimension of 8.5 x 8.5 x 14.5 inches. It comes with a lifetime support with CARB, ETL&FCC-approval and a 1-year buyer assurance (with free option to extend it by 1 more year).

WHAT WE LIKE ABOUT THE PRODUCT:

  • It is 100% ozone-free.
  • It has got 3 stages filtration system which includes a pre-filter, TRUE HEPA filter and finally an activated carbon filter.
  • Its design is very catchy: it has got a cylindrical shape with a simple UI.
  • Smooth functions for the night time, it cleans as well as works as a sweet night light.
  • Has got three paces: slow, medium and high.
  • It traps almost all the allergens in the air of the room.

WHAT WE DON’T LIKE ABOUT THE PRODUCT:

  • Needs a voltage converter to bring down to 120V/60Hz for it to work.
  • Has got small parts and can be harmful to children under 3 years. May cause choking if swallowed.
  • Comes in only two colors: black and white.
  • Produces a burning smell while working.
  • Filters need a change in every 6 months which costs almost 6300 rupees.
Pros
  • Has small size and light weight which is handy in allocating to different places.
  • Sucks in almost 99.79% of the dust, allergies and harmful bacteria.
  • 100% ozone free.
  • Consists of 1 true HEPA/Activated carbon filter which helps in cleansing the air even more actively.
Cons
  • Produces a stinky burning smell while working.
  • Makes noise of smoke detectors.
  • Sometimes produces a rattling noise.
  • Uses more than expected electricity.
  • Sometimes only half of the blower works and also the working power reduces after some time.
  • The suction becomes weaker after a while.

AeraMax 300 Large Room Air Purifier

The AeraMax 300 is a Fellowes made product that also uses True HEPA filter to cleanse the air around. This purifier is basically built on the principles of fresh and clean breathing. And to accomplish that, it is equipped with a four-stage filtration process that captures 99.97% of airborne particles. To cope with it is also laced with an odor eliminator that also captures all the harmful particles present in the air like dust, germs, mold, smoke, and other particles that contaminate the air around us. Carbon filters have been used in this air purifier for better cleansing.

Editor’s rating Overview
4.4/5 Equipped with True HEPA filter

Preinstalled odor eliminator

Automatic adjustment of the fan speed according to the need

Asthma and allergic friendly as certified by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

Product Highlights-

Especially recommended for large sized rooms which have areas of 300 to 600 square feet. It is a certified product form the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. This AeraMax air purifier has auto detecting technology senses which make is wary of the pollution in the air. It gives a very quiet and powerful performance. It has a smart design and with a weight of 12.5 pounds having a dimension of 8.1 x16 x 25.1 inches. With 4 packs of Fellowes Carbon Filters and a Fellowes 0 True HEPA filters with AeraSafe Antimicrobial Treatment (white), the purifier costs around Rs 18900. But it can be bought without these extras for a price of only Rs 14200.

WHAT WE LIKE ABOUT THE PRODUCT:

  • Certified from a trusted American Institute.
  • It has got a special high-performance mode for allergies, cold and flu.
  • It is equipped with a True HEPA filter with Antimicrobial treatment.
  • It removes about 99.97% of airborne particles that are harmful for health.
  • It has got a very smart and sleek design which makes it look fashionable.
  • It creates an ionized field to help safely remove airborne pollutants.

WHAT WE DON’T LIKE ABOUT THE PRODUCT:

  • It is made only to be used in a voltage of not more than 120V.
  • Needs a voltage converter to work.
  • Its carbon filters have a life of less than 3 months.
  • There is a sound fluctuation coming out of it frequently.
  • Lower fan settings like 1 and 2 are quiet but the sound of the 3 starts making noise and the 4th is even louder.
  • In automatic mode, the fan setting does not go above 3 even when the air is contaminated with large amounts of pollutants.
Pros
  • Has got a very attractive, smart, thin and sleek design.
  • Has got a fan speed indicator which is important for it to have.
  • Simple and easily understandable user interface.
  • Trusted institution verification of America.
  • Goes with any room color because of adjusting nature in its beautiful design.
Cons
  • Gives a smell like that of a burning plastic.
  • The noise is louder when fan goes to 3 or more level.
  • There is a big difference in the prices as going through different colors.
  • Unusual loud electrical noises come out of the device making it a little bit terrible.
  • The replacement filters cost very much.

Honeywell True HEPA Allergen Remover:

It is designed very simple and discrete, no extra style whatsoever. This true HEPA air purifier from Honeywell is designed for large rooms having an area up to 465 square feet. It has an amazing turbo setting which increases its working whenever needed. It is great in reducing the allergens in the room and gives even more clean air. With an amazing filter process, it is also made to circulate the air in the room up to 5 times in an hour just to give easy and relaxed breathing. This Honeywell made product serves with real excellence and significant productivity. Be it dust, bacteria, viruses, smoke, pet dander, mold spored or pollen, this device gets down to business and takes care of them all.

Editor’s rating Overview
4.3/5 Clears out allergens

Circulates air 5 times in an hour

Turbo setting option

Simple and discrete design

Product Highlights-

This 21-pound HEPA air purifier costs a price of 28000 rupees. It has got a simple dimension of 20.8 x 10.83 x 22.32 inches and comes with 3 HEPA filters and a pre-filter which is especially there to reduce certain odor from the room. It has got 3 air cleaning levels accompanied with a Turbo Clean setting which is useful when quick filtration is needed. This HEPA air purifier cleanses the airborne particles up to 99.97%. From as small as 0.3-micron sized particles to larger particles, it sucks them right in and gives fresh and healthy air to breathe.

WHAT WE LIKE ABOUT THE PRODUCT:

  • It captures small particles of about PM2.5.
  • The HEPA filter installed in this device needs a replacement only once in a year.
  • Cleans about 99.97% of the air pollutants.
  • It has also got an activated carbon pre-filter which is responsible for absorbing all the VOCs, gases and odors right in from the air.
  • Replacing the filters is an easy process.
  • Has got a filter light that notifies if a replacement is needed.
  • Protects from airborne diseases by providing clean and fresh air which is good to health.

WHAT WE DON’T LIKE ABOUT THE PRODUCT:

  • The pre-filters of this air purifier need a replacement every 3 months.
  • The replacement filters are very costly.
  • Some products staring making noises within 1 month.
  • The design is not so impressive, it looks like a bulky big box.
  • The cost is high.
Pros
  • Can be used in large rooms of up to 465 square feet of area.
  • Circulates air 5 times an hour which is relatively higher than other HEPA air purifiers.
  • Included activated carbon filters.
  • Clears out almost 99.97% of the airborne particles which are considered harmful.
Cons
  • Gives a plastic burning smell.
  • Produces high pitch irritating whining.
  • The exhaust fan becomes louder and louder.
  • Unable to use its power levels sometimes.
  • Unwanted auto activation of controls.
  • Sprays out oil and grease from the motors into the room.

Alen BreatheSmart Classic Large Room Air Purifier:

Beautifully made by NASA airflow engineers this device is here to serve with excellence. Its design and working is the work of the smart minds of NASA. It is laced with WhisperMax technology which gives twice the Turbo speed than other products in the market. Allergen, dust, mold, bacteria, pet dander, smoke and other harmful airborne particles all get clear just after a half hour if it is turned on. It is very sophistically designed and comes in about eleven different colors to be chosen for perfect decor. It gives a long-lasting and powerful filtration that leaves the room with pure air. This is really a great product with its great specs.

Editor’s rating Overview
4.6/5 Designed by NASA engineers.

Perfect for large rooms.

Comes in multiple colors to suit the decor as needed.

Lifetime guarantees on the product. 

Product Highlights-

This Alen product costs about Rs 45500 itself. It also comes for a price total of Rs 51200 which includes a HEPA-silver-Carbon filter replacement. It has a 21 pound of weight with a dimension of 10 x 17.8 x 26.8 inches. This device has a simple user interface with an easy control system, understandable easily by everyone. With a total of 4 filters installed in it to serve a specific filtration task, this HEPA air purifier needs a power of 105 watts when it is on its best mode. The filters run almost for 9 to 12 months if used 24/7. It has been made suitable for big rooms and places in a house. It works wonderfully whether it is in a big bedroom or open floorplans or large offices and workshops in big companies.

WHAT WE LIKE ABOUT THE PRODUCT:

  • Comes in multiple color options, so not to worry about it being out of the desired décor.
  • This device is equipped with BreatheSmart technology which cleans a big room of 110 square feet area within 30 minutes.
  • Installed with high performing HEPA-Pure filters and high capacity HEPA layer to capture 99.97% of the harmful airborne particles down to 0.3 micros.
  • Has got better Turbo speed than other products in the market.
  • Laced with Laser Smart Sensor that easily detects those tiny particles.
  • Has got self-adjusting fan speed technology.
  • Has got a guarantee of lifetime period.

WHAT WE DON’T LIKE ABOUT THE PRODUCT:

  • It is very costly and not easily affordable.
  • The replacement HEPA filters also cost very much.
  • Uses the power of 105 watts when in full power.
  • The design case is not strong and could break with even a fall.
  • Choosing the right filter models is very important in case of replacement.
Pros
  • Very effective for large rooms and big spaces of offices and company firms.
  • Comes with simple user interface making it even easier to understand and use.
  • Cleans almost 99.97% of the contamination of the room air.
  • Auto-adjusting technology for its fan.
  • Smartly and beautifully designed by NASA engineers.
Cons
  • The maintenance cost is high because its HEPA filters cost very much.
  • The device itself costs big.
  • The low-cost replacement filters produce unwanted smell.
  • Fan bearings start losing their power soon and it stops working.
  • Noisy on high settings.

GermGuardian AC5350B 28” 4-in-1 Large Room Air Purifier:

This HEPA air purifier is also included in this list. This also captures almost 99.97% of the airborne particles as the others. But the unique thing about GermGaurdian AC5350B is that it is AHAM verified as well as ENERGY STAR* certified product. It clears out particles from the air like dust, pet danner, mold spores, and plant pores easily. To take care of the odors, it is laced with a charcoal filter that reduces odors of smoking, pets, and cooking. With its advanced UV-C light technology it fights the bacteria, viruses, and other harmful germs by working with Titanium Dioxide. It has been designed for a medium-sized room of about 167 square feet area. This device can filter and circulate air of room 4 times in an hour.

Editor’s rating Overview
4.1/5 Equipped with UVC sanitizer

AHAM verified

ENERGY STAR* certified

Works according to the condition of the air in the room

Product Highlights-

Having a slim and eye-catching design, this Guardian Technologies’ product is amazing. It has got a weight of just 11 pounds, how light! It has got a tall dimension of 9.1 x 6.7 x 27.6 inches. With a cost of just 9600, it can give wonderful results. Also, this excellent piece of engineering costs about Rs 11700 with a Genuine HEPA replacement filter C with a 5-year warranty period from Guardian Technologies. It is a 4-in-1 air purifier which has got HEPA air filters with UV-V sanitizers and charcoal filter. Combined, they are helpful in giving a fresh and clean breathing space and making it clean from dust, pet dander, germs and free from odor. It is an energy saving device. It has been Energy Star* certified and Carb compliant. It has the California Air Resources Board verification.

WHAT WE LIKE ABOUT THE PRODUCT:

  • The design is amazing, slim and easy to swoop in anywhere around the house.
  • The cost of this product is very reasonable.
  • Circulates room air 4 times every hour giving a fresh room.
  • Comprises of UV-C light technology that works with Titanium dioxide against harmful bacteria, viruses, and germs in the air.
  • This device also reduces unwanted odors from pets and of smoking and cooking.
  • A 4 pack of the carbon filters are available for longer life of the filter.
  • Only a single filter need is to be replaced in this device.
  • Needs a replacement after 5-6 months.

WHAT WE DON’T LIKE ABOUT THE PRODUCT:

  • Has got a limited manufacturer warranty of only 5 years.
  • Comes in only two basic colors: black and white.
  • Made for small and medium-sized rooms only.
Pros
  • Includes digital display which makes it easy to use.
  • The UV-C light produced by it kill harmful bacteria and viruses.
  • It is very light and weighs only 11 pounds.
  • The design is small and slim like of a home theatre system.
  • It is an energy saving device.
  • It is AHAM approved and ENERGY STAR* certified product.
Cons
  • It is compatible only for small and medium seized rooms.
  • White noise starts coming out of the machine when turned on to high power level.
  • Needs only one replacement filter in every 5-6 months which is quite suspicious on how it manages to control the filtration at its best level!

FINAL VERDICT:

After analyzing the pros and cons and the features of these products, we find BISSEL AIR400 AIR PURIFIER WITH HIGH-EFFICIENCY FILTER AND CIRQULATE SYSTEM, GREY, 24791 to be the top on this list as it is. It is a powerful HEPA air purifier that is able to give your room and/or your office an environment of its own, that is, fresh and clean air free from dust, bacteria, viruses, and germs up to 99.97%. With its astounding features, it comes at a very reasonable price. With a 4.1/5 rating, the GERMGUARDIAN AC5350B is also a very amazing, small-size air purifier. This purifier is very attractive with its slim design and it is affordable at a very low price too. If you want a high performing, long-lasting purifier with a warranty of lifetime and ready to pay a large sum of money then you can also check out ALEN BREATHESMART CLASSIC LARGE ROOM AIR PURIFIER-HEPA FILTER FOR ALLERGIES & DUST-1100 SQFT-GRAPHITE, which is excellent engineering of NASA.

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