The Alen BreatheSmart purifier is an excellent solution for those who are looking for a device which can effectively deal with microbes and mold.
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Pro Great to fight against microbes and mold
This unit's filters are ideal to trap and destroy microbes and help fighting against mold. In fact, it has filters with anti-microbial and anti-bacterial properties. You can also get additional filters for specific usage purposes. Like filters that can eliminate strong odors, such as cigarette smoke.
Pro Can be comfortably and silently used during sleep hours
It has a night mode that dims the operation lights and prevents it from entering the high-speed mode.
Pro Comes with two filters
The purifier comes with a pre-filter and a hybrid electrostatic particle filter with no carbon or odor elimination capability. The pre-filter can be washed, while the particle filter needs to be changed once every 6-18 months, depending on the use intensity.
Pro Stylish, modern design
The design of the BreatheSmart feels very modern compared to other more boxy alternatives. The front hasn’t got any vent holes and, from a distance, the purifier looks like a large interior design object. The front panel can also be changed to 16 different colors or you can buy a panel which you can color yourself.
Pro Lifetime warranty
This air purifier comes with a lifetime warranty. It obligates the manufacturer to repair or replace a failed unit.
The price of this purifier is quite high, and on top of that, the replacement filters cost around $90.
Con Auto mode may run at top speed when there's no need
The particle sensor is too sensitive, which means that, whenever the air is moist, auto mode will unnecessarily run the purifier at maximum speed.
Con Not very portable
Since it weighs 21 pounds and is 27" tall, this purifier isn’t as portable as other alternatives in the market.