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Sanyo Sharp Samsung Vicks Air Purifiers Comparison Charts

Updated on October 29, 2012
These charts compare Samsung, Sanyo, Sharp, and Vicks Air Purifiers
These charts compare Samsung, Sanyo, Sharp, and Vicks Air Purifiers

Samsung Sharp Sanyo & Vicks Air Purifiers

Vicks and Sharp air purifiers combine filtration with ionization to remove particles from the air. Samsung and Sanyo air purifiers use some kind of electrolyzed water process to release ionized vapor water into the air to oxidize pollutants. The charts allow you to see the costs and benefits associated with these air purifiers so you can compare them to other air purifiers. Making these comparisons allows you to find the best air purifier for your needs.

Sanyo ABC-VW24 Air Washer Air Purification System with Electrolyzed Water Technology

Sharp & Vicks Air Purifiers Comparison Chart 1

MFG/Model
Vicks Baby Purifier
Sharp FP-A40UW
Sharp FP-A60UW
Sharp FP-A80UW
Sharp FP-A28UW
 
 
 
 
 
 
Retail Price
$59.99
$199.00
$249.99
$299.99
$149.99
Filter Type/Cleaning Processes
Carbon filter, particle filter, ionization
Carbon filter, HEPA filter, pre-filter, ionization
Pre-filter, HEPA filter, carbon filter, ionization
Pre-filter, carbon filter, particle filter, ionization
Pre-filter, particle filter, ionization
Cost of replacement parts
Carbon filter-$24.99/3 months, Particle filter-$14.99/6 months
unknown
unknown
unknown
unknown
Energy Consumption
72 watts
43 watts
65 watts
65 watts
45watts
Elect. Cost use.0886/kwh
$55.88/year
$33.37/year
$50.45/year
$50.45/year
$34.93/year
Unit and parts cost for first year
$205.83
$232.37
$300.44
$350.44
$184.92
Total operating cost over 10 years
$1,898.22
$1,328.70
$1,754.45
$2,004.45
$1,099.25
Coverage area per mfg. specs.
110 square feet
200 square feet
341 square feet
454 square feet
120 square feet
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for first year
$5,612.98
$3,485.55
$2,643.87
$2,312.90
$4,623.00
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for 10 years
$51,769.64
$19,930.50
$15,439.16
$13,229.37
$27,481.25
# of units to clean 3000 sq. ft
27.27
15
8.8
6.6
25
Noise Level dB
unknown
53
50
55
48
Freq. cleaning perm.nt parts
Every 3 months
Every 3 months
Every 3 months
Every 3 months
Every 3 months
Cost per square foot
$1.73/yr
66 cents/yr
51 cents/yr
44 cents/yr
92 cents/yr
MFG Warranty
Three year limited warranty
One year limited warranty
One year limited warranty
One year limited warranty
One year limited warranty
Particles
99% to 2 microns
99.97% to .3 microns
99.97% to .3 microns
99.97% to .3 microns
99.97% to .3 microns
Odors
some
some
some
some
no
Chemical Gases
some
some
some
some
no
Kills mold/mildew
no
no
no
no
no
Smoke
some
some
some
some
no
Germicide UV (passive)
no
no
no
no
no
Germicide PCO (active)
no
no
no
no
no

Samsung Sanyo Air Purifiers Comparison Chart 2

MFG/Model
Sanyo Air Washer Plus
Samsung SA600CB
 
 
 
Retail Price
$363.55
$199.99
Filter Type/Cleaning Processes
Pre-filter, particle filter, vaporized electrolyzed water
Ionization with electrolyzed water
Cost of replacement parts
unknown
none
Energy Consumption
144 watts
4 watts
Elect. Cost use.0886/kwh
$111.76/year
$3.10/year
Unit and parts cost for first year
$475.31
$202.10
Total operating cost over 10 years
$2,935.35
$1,026.00
Coverage area per mfg. specs.
400 square feet
90 square feet
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for first year
$3,302.00
$6,735.99
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for 10 years
$19,022.00
$34,196.58
# of units to clean 3000 sq. ft
7.5
33.33
Noise Level dB
unknown
24
Freq. cleaning perm.nt parts
Every 3 months
Every 3 months
Cost per square foot
73 cents/yr
$1.14/yr
MFG Warranty
5 year limited warranty
One year limited warranty
Particles
99.97% to .3 microns
unknown
Odors
no
unknown
Chemical Gases
no
unknown
Kills mold/mildew
no
no
Smoke
no
unknown
Germicide UV (passive)
no
no
Germicide PCO (active)
no
no

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