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Winix 5300-2 Air Purifier

Winix 5300-2

Winix 5300-2 is an advanced version of winix 5300. If you are fed up with pet odor and dander,winix 5300-2 is the best choice. With a smart budget, it can clean air up to 99.97%. As children and the aged person easily caught allergy due to pets in the home, you need no worry now as this purifier has the capacity to capture allergens up to 0.3 microns.

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  • Design and display 
  • Filter and Maintenance
  • Pros & Cons
  • Verdict
  • Competitors
  • Features

This will facilitate you to make a selection easy by making the differentiation.

Design and Display panel of winix 5300-2:

Grey color and vertical strips of winix 5300-2 present an attractive look. For operating this unit you need to to know and understand its display properly at start.The smart sensor bar in the centre of winix 5300-2 similar to winix 5500-2 air purifier automatically detects the air quality of your room and triggers other parts (like fan speed) of the device to run according to the room atmosphere. If the air quality of the room is good,color of air quality bar is blue.when quality poor color turns to yellow.if further quality poor,color of LED light converted to red. 

Timer option of winix helps you to adjust the time period according to your need. You can set time for one, four and eight hours (Three time setting options).

The fan speed of winix 5300-2 can be adjusted to 4 modes i.e Low, medium, high and turbo fan speed according to air flow. Glowing LED light of fan shows the current speed.Odor sensor detects the odor and set fan speed accordingly. Similarly, the light sensor adjusts the light according to room brightness.

Winix 5300-2 Air Purifier

Winix 5300-2 can be adjusted to sleep and auto mode. Sleep option saves energy whereas the sensor remains activated. Pressing sleep button, fan speed reduced to a minimum, also protecting you from glaring lights. By auto mode fan speed increases or decreases according to allergens in the room

Check and reset options near the sensor which indicates when to change the filter. Press the reset button after changing filter indicating the machine is in running position.

Power ON and off buttons help you to turn on the device and shutdown.

Like other best air purifiers, winix is specially designed with plasma wave this technology, positive and negative ions produced that crush down harmful particles like bacteria and VOCs into the smallest molecular level particles without emitting ozone.

===> In a rush check the list of some most demanding Winix brands with area coverage comparison.

  • Winix HR 900       (900sq.ft.)
  • Winix C-535          (360sq.ft.)
  • Winix HR 1000     (400sq.ft.)
  • Winix WAC 9500  (284sq.ft.)
  • Winix C545           (360sq.ft.)
  • Winix 5500-2        (360sq.ft.)
  • Winix 5300-2        (360sq.ft.)

Filter and maintenance:

For service, it is better to install it at a permanent place and spare some area around winix(approx 4-20 inch)

As for as usage and services are a concern, operate the machine according to directions given in above in the display panel section.Also, keep clean pre-filter on a regular basis(about every 15 days) and change the filter when it gives an indication. Replace HEPA filter after one year and carbon filter after 3 months duration.

Check the filter option nearby reset option alarms you to change the filter.When the filter becomes expire its light show display which means you have to change the filter. Three common filters are attached to this model like many other purifiers. One is pre-filter that trap hair of pet and human. The second one is a carbon filter that is not washable having the ability to remove unpleasant odors and other nasty smells. The third filter is HEPA filter that captures small pets particles and harmful allergens. It is better to purchase a package of Winix 115115 Replacement Filter A that consists of 4 carbon filters and one HEPA filter that are sufficient for the whole year.

Winix 5300-2 Air Purifier

Winix 5300-2 Air Purifier


  • 3 Stage filtration system
  • HEPA filter for capturing pet dander and small particles
  • Plasmawave technology
  • 3 Timer setting(set for 1,4 & 8 hours)
  • Noise level 27-60 60 db
  • 4 fan speeds
  • Due to medium weight(18 pounds),it can be easily shifted to other places with less energy


  • No WiFi or Bluetooth
  • No child lock
  • Only 1 year warranty
  • No more color options

Bottom line

Winix 5300-2 is cost-effective purifier with some modern options.Having the ability to clean air with HEPA filter and plasma wave technology within an affordable budget.

Winix 5300-2  has gained many reviews similar to winix 5500-2 due to its functionality and simple use. Most of the customers appreciate its plasma wave technology regarding removing pet dander,odor and dust particles. With low price and HEPA filter, this device gives a satisfactory unhygienic atmosphere for pet lovers. if you want some extra features like remote control, child lock options etc, you have to make some more investment.

For your interest here is given some explanation of classic and modern version of Winix.

Winix 5300-2 VS Winix 5500-2:

Winix 5500-2 is an advanced version of winix 5300-2 and has decent look.Therefore we added it in our best home air purifier  list.Distinct features include washable AOC carbon filter and remote control. Price is a little bit high than winix 5300-2 but when you think about its impressive functionality, you will surely prefer winix 5500-2.Winix 5500-2 air purifier replacement filter includes Filter H – 116130 that has true HEPA filter and washable advance odor control filter. On the other hand filter for the replacement filter for winix 5300-2 is Winix 115115 that has 4 carbon filters and one HEPA filter.

Winix 5300-2 VS Winix 5300:

Winix 5300-2 is the replacement model of winix 5300 with additional features. The most influential feature is its charming design. its design is stylish and attractive with the grey color body containing vertical stripes.The room coverage space for this purifier is also increased i.e 360 sq.ft whereas coverage for winix 5300 is 350 sq.ft.A timer is a new option but remote is missing in both purifiers.


Winix 5300-2 Air Purifier

Winix 5300-2 Air Purifier

Winix 5300-2 Air Purifier

Winix 5300-2 Air Purifier