Vax air purifier – AP02

Vax air purifier
Price Tier
Middle
CADR m3/hour
129+
Room Size
up to 87 m2
No of filtration Stages
2

What are we looking at?

The Vax air purifier is a 2 stage filtration air purifier in the mid pricing range. This device has approval from the British Allergy Foundation and Vax are working in partnership with Asthma UK to raise awareness of asthma triggers such as pollen and hay-fever.

It is suitable for rooms up to 87m/2 or 930ft.2 and comes fitted with the following two filters; Carbon Activated Filter, HEPA filter. If you would like to understand more about these, check out our filter guide here!

How loud is it?

Like all air purifiers, there will always be somes degree of noise as the fan turns to draw air through the filters. The Vax air purifier air purifier has 3 different speed settings and the higher the speed, the louder the device is. On low though this is not louder than a small household fan. It is also stated by various sellers such as John Lewis, Amazon and also Vax directly that this machine has a “quiet operation”.

Design

Vax use a simple design and the unit measures 50 x 47 x 27cm. This device incorporates touch sensitive buttons to turn the air purifier on/off and to change the speed settings. There is also a timer function that can be set to 2, 4 or 8 hours. After this period the air purifier switches itself off automatically which is very useful for night time use or when leaving the house.

Room Coverage

Suitable for rooms up to 87 m2 or around 930 ft./2. Vax boast better coverage than the VonHaus although the price reflects this. If used in a similar size room this device would be quicker at cleaning the air and filtering out pollutants. Vax also have two other models in the AP range, AP01 and AP03. The smallest model, AP01 is suitable for rooms up to 61m2 and the largest device, the AP03 is suitable for rooms up to 103m2. Both can be found on Amazon here; Vax AP01 Air Purifier, Vax AP03 Air Purifier.

Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR)

The Vax air purifier  has a CADR of 129+m3/hour and Vax detail the following breakdown for the CADR data: 129m3/hour for pollen, 149m3/hour for smoke and 165m3/hour for dust. These are very respectable results and put this machine above the Vonhaus and Levoit in terms of CADR. If you’re not sure what we mean by  CADR or would like to find out more, check out our guide here.

If you’re looking for a well-known brand in the industry and an air purifier with great CADR results then the Vax air purifier should seriously be considered. Vax also provide a 2 year UK guarantee with purchase so you can be sure this device will last.

Verdict


  • British Allergy and UK Asthma Accreditation

    Quality Guaranteed

  • Great air purifier for dust

    129 for pollen, 149 for smoke and 165 for dust

  • Timer Option and Automatic Stop

    2, 4 and 8 hour timer. Turns off automatically

  • 2 year UK Guarantee

    So you’re covered if anything goes wrong!

  • Only 2 stages of filtration

    Although includes the two primary filters

  • Slightly higher price

    Than the VonHaus and Levoit


Comparison Table

Levoit Air Purifier with True HEPA & Active Carbon Filters, Compact Purifiers Filtration with Night Light, No Ozone, PM Eliminator Cleaner for Allergies, Home, Pets Dander, Smokers, Cooking, LV-H132
Pro Breeze 5-in-1 Air Purifier - True HEPA Filter, Active Carbon, Cold Catalyst & Negative Ion Generator - Allergies, Smoke, Mold, Dust, Odours, Germs, Pets, Pollen (CADR 218, 430 sq ft)
Vax AP02 Air Purifier, White
Honeywell HPA710WE Premium Air Purifier True HEPA Allergen Remover with Smart LED Air Quality Sensor, 33 W
Philips AC3256/60 Air Purifier Anti-Allergen with NanoProtect S3 Filter, 60 W
Title
Levoit Air Purifier
Pro Breeze Air Purifier
Vax AP02 Air Purifier
Honeywell HPA710WE
Philips AC3256/60 Air Purifier
Description
Levoit Air Purifier with True HEPA & Active Carbon Filters, Compact Purifiers Filtration with Night Light, No Ozone, PM Eliminator Cleaner for Allergies, Home, Pets Dander, Smokers, Cooking, LV-H132
Pro Breeze 5-in-1 Air Purifier - True HEPA Filter, Active Carbon, Cold Catalyst & Negative Ion Generator - Allergies, Smoke, Mold, Dust, Odours, Germs, Pets, Pollen (CADR 218, 430 sq ft)
Vax AP02 Air Purifier, White
Honeywell HPA710WE Premium Air Purifier True HEPA Allergen Remover with Smart LED Air Quality Sensor, 33 W
Philips AC3256/60 Air Purifier Anti-Allergen with NanoProtect S3 Filter, 60 W
Price
£101.94
from £24.99
£129.00
£375.99
£347.97
Prime Status
Star Rating
Reviews
742 Reviews
110 Reviews
103 Reviews
31 Reviews
168 Reviews
Automatic Timer
Air Quality Sensor
CADR
68 m3/hour
218 m3/hour
129+ m3/hour
187 m3/hour
367 m3/hour
Room Size
86 ft/hour
45 m2/hour
87 m2/hour
50+ m2/hour
95 m2/hour
Levoit Air Purifier with True HEPA & Active Carbon Filters, Compact Purifiers Filtration with Night Light, No Ozone, PM Eliminator Cleaner for Allergies, Home, Pets Dander, Smokers, Cooking, LV-H132
Title
Levoit Air Purifier
Description
Levoit Air Purifier with True HEPA & Active Carbon Filters, Compact Purifiers Filtration with Night Light, No Ozone, PM Eliminator Cleaner for Allergies, Home, Pets Dander, Smokers, Cooking, LV-H132
Price
£101.94
Prime Status
Star Rating
Reviews
742 Reviews
Automatic Timer
Air Quality Sensor
CADR
68 m3/hour
Room Size
86 ft/hour
Pro Breeze 5-in-1 Air Purifier - True HEPA Filter, Active Carbon, Cold Catalyst & Negative Ion Generator - Allergies, Smoke, Mold, Dust, Odours, Germs, Pets, Pollen (CADR 218, 430 sq ft)
Title
Pro Breeze Air Purifier
Description
Pro Breeze 5-in-1 Air Purifier - True HEPA Filter, Active Carbon, Cold Catalyst & Negative Ion Generator - Allergies, Smoke, Mold, Dust, Odours, Germs, Pets, Pollen (CADR 218, 430 sq ft)
Price
from £24.99
Prime Status
Star Rating
Reviews
110 Reviews
Automatic Timer
Air Quality Sensor
CADR
218 m3/hour
Room Size
45 m2/hour
Vax AP02 Air Purifier, White
Title
Vax AP02 Air Purifier
Description
Vax AP02 Air Purifier, White
Price
£129.00
Prime Status
Star Rating
Reviews
103 Reviews
Automatic Timer
Air Quality Sensor
CADR
129+ m3/hour
Room Size
87 m2/hour
Honeywell HPA710WE Premium Air Purifier True HEPA Allergen Remover with Smart LED Air Quality Sensor, 33 W
Title
Honeywell HPA710WE
Description
Honeywell HPA710WE Premium Air Purifier True HEPA Allergen Remover with Smart LED Air Quality Sensor, 33 W
Price
£375.99
Prime Status
Star Rating
Reviews
31 Reviews
Automatic Timer
Air Quality Sensor
CADR
187 m3/hour
Room Size
50+ m2/hour
Philips AC3256/60 Air Purifier Anti-Allergen with NanoProtect S3 Filter, 60 W
Title
Philips AC3256/60 Air Purifier
Description
Philips AC3256/60 Air Purifier Anti-Allergen with NanoProtect S3 Filter, 60 W
Price
£347.97
Prime Status
Star Rating
Reviews
168 Reviews
Automatic Timer
Air Quality Sensor
CADR
367 m3/hour
Room Size
95 m2/hour