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Blueair Protect 7470i

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Overall Score 77
12 Lowest
Rated
91 Highest
Rated
 
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Highs

  • This model scored very good overall, which primarily considers how well models removed dust and smoke from a test chamber.
  • Effective at removing dust, smoke, and pollen at its lowest speed, which matters if you’ll run the unit in your bedroom at night.
  • Especially effective at removing dust, smoke, and pollen at its highest speed, important for quickly cleaning the air in the room.
  • Runs quietly on its lower speeds.
  • Not especially quiet, but among the quietest air purifiers when on its highest speed.
  • Relatively low operating costs.
  • Has a filter indicator, which lets you know when it's time to change/clean the main filter.
  • Energy Star qualified, meaning it’s relatively energy-efficient compared with non-qualified models.
Has an auto mode

Lows

  • Relatively high filter costs.
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