Philips Series 800 Vs Xiaomi 4 Compact – Comparison (2022)

There is no doubt that the popularity of air purifiers has been growing over the years. Also, people generally increase their awareness of the importance of air quality and search more than ever for devices such are air purifiers. 

The market is crowded with small air purifiers, and choosing the one that suits you best could be challenging. In this review, I will compare two tiny air purifiers, Philips Series 800 and Xiaomi 4 Compact. Most people have heard of these two brands, so I won’t dwell on that; I’ll only say that these are reliable and very popular brands.

Philips Series 800 Vs Xiaomi 4 Compact - Comparison

The Xiaomi 4 Compact is characterized by plenty of advanced options and much larger room coverage, while the Philips Series 800 is characterized by a modern look, minimalism, and simple controls. The Xiaomi covers rooms up to 290 sq. ft., while the Philips covers rooms up to 176 sq. ft.

Both devices use three-stage filtration technology. However, the Philips does not use a True HEPA filter, which is I give a slight advantage to Xiaomi in terms of filtration efficiency.

Please keep reading and find out which of these two air purifiers showed better performance, which is quieter, which is equipped with more features, and, of course, which one is our recommendation for purchase.

Philips Vs Xiaomi Specifications

Philips Series 800 Air Purifier Xiaomi Compact 4 Air Purifier
Manufacturer Philips Xiaomi
Model Series 800 (AC0830) Compact 4
Dimensions 14.4 x 9.8 x 9.8 inches (36,7 x 25 x 25 x 25 cm) Φ8.6 x 14 inches (Φ22.0 x 35.5 cm)
Room Coverage (4.8 ACH) 176 sq. ft. 290 sq. ft.
Performance Ratings
Filtration Technology Pre-filter, NanoProtect HEPA Filter, and Activated Carbon Filter Primary Filter, True HEPA Filter, and Activated Carbon Filter
Filter Replacement Indicator Yes Yes
Filter Longevity up to 12 months 6-12 months
Power 20W 27W
Operating Costs Ratings
Working Modes 3 – Sleep Mode, Auto Mode, and Turbo Mode 3 – Automatic Mode, Sleep Mode, and Manual Mode
Air Quality Sensor Yes Yes
Air Quality Indicator Yes Yes
Auto Mode Yes Yes
Smart App No Yes
Voice Control No Yes
Noise Levels 41.8 – 62.8 dBA 41.3 – 60.4 dBA
Noise Ratings
Warranty 2-year 1-year
In-Depth Review Philips Series 800 Xiaomi 4 Compact
Price Check Price on Amazon Check Price on Amazon
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Which One Is Better?

Apparently, this was a very tight battle, and it was a bit challenging to determine which one won this comparison. However, details such as advanced options, smart features, larger room coverage, and having a True HEPA filter are the reasons I chose the Xiaomi 4 Compact as the winner in this comparison.

Although the Philips Series 800 won some tests and is slightly quieter, the nuances and some personal preferences were deciding factors in this comparison.

Essentially, this comparison could have been a draw; however, in every comparison, I try to choose a winner and thus make a choice easier for future buyers of air purifiers.

If you have questions regarding these two air purifiers, feel free to comment in the comment box below.

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