Coway AirMega 150 Air Purifier Review

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In Brief: Coway AirMega 150 Review

The Coway AirMega 150 has a coverage area of 355 sq. ft. suitable for medium-sized rooms like bedrooms and office spaces. Its HEPA filter has an effective filtration for particles as small as 0.1 microns with an efficiency of 99.97%. It uses a Patented Filter Technology and Cartridge type filters too.

Coway is a home and kitchen appliance brand ideal for health and wellness seeking customers.

They work across more than 80 countries and strive to develop the highest quality products that make everyday living healthy, efficient and convenient.

The Coway AirMega 150 has a special Green Anti-Virus HEPA Filter that traps 99.99% of allergens, bacteria and viruses.

It also has an Air Quality Indicator that shows real-time indoor air quality through intuitive colours.

Key Specifications of Coway AirMega 150

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The product boasts of a patented Urethane Carbon Filter that traps foul odour, formaldehyde, VOCs and cigarette smoke.

It has a coverage area of 355 sq. ft. suitable for medium-sized rooms like bedrooms and office spaces.

It also has a Green Anti-Virus HEPA Filter that traps allergens, bacteria and viruses at an efficiency rate of 99.99%. It comes with an Intelligent Auto Mode automatically adjusts the speed of the air purifier based on air quality.

The air purifier has a Night Mode that turns off Mood/AQI light to make the room completely dark. It also has a Turbo Mode for quick cleaning.

Check out the Coway AirMega 150 in action in this video:

 

Specification 
Purification TechnologyGreen True HEPA Filter
FiltersPre filter
Patented Urethane Carbon Filter
Green Anti-Flu True HEPA Filter
Main filter TypeHEPA
Coverage Area (sq ft)Up to 355 sq. ft.
CADR303
Power Consumption (W)38 W
Noise (dB)22~49 dB
Power Supply (V)230V 50Hz
Dimensions (W X D X H) cm34x46.91x6.9 cm
Warranty (years)5-year warranty on the motor, 1-year warranty on the product
Power source typeCorded Electric

Unique Features

The Coway AirMega 150 has three unique features, two of which are:

Patented Filter Technology

The AirMega 150 has a mighty Three- Stage Air Purification system consisting.

The Pre-Filter traps PM10 particles, a patented Urethane Carbon Filter that deodorizes the air and removes VOCs, and lastly a Multi-Layered Anti-Virus Green HEPA Filter that helps to trap PM2.5 particles effectively and to eliminate viruses and allergens.

Cartridge Style Filters

The Coway AirMega 150 is the only product of its kind having a one-touch removal for all its filters. The user can remove the filters without getting their hands dirty.

Cleaning or replacing the filters takes a brief period, allowing for maximum comfort.

 

What All Impurities Coway AirMega 150 Removes

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The air purifier can remove physical impurities like dust, dirt pollen and dander. It can remove chemical pollutants like formaldehyde, VOCs and cigarette smoke.

It can also remove biological contaminants like bacteria, viruses, and dust mites.

Can Coway AirMega 150 Remove Virus?

Yes, the HEPA filter used in this air purifier has an effective filtration for particles as small as 0.1 microns with an efficiency of 99.97%.

This filter may be capable of moving viruses larger than 0.1 microns, depending on their size.

Some viruses it may be able to remove are: SARS (0.08 to 0.16 μm), SARS CoV-2 (0.6 to 0.14 μm) MERS-CoV (0.08 to 0.16 μm), Swine Flu A(H1N1) virus (0.08 to 0.12 μm) Avian Flu A(H5N1) and A(H7N9) virus (0.1 μm).

Coway AirMega 150 Air Filters System: How it Purifies Air

Source: Coway

The product contains a three-stage filtration system consisting of:

  1. Pre-Filter: This washable filter traps PM10 Particles, like dust, pollen, hair and dirt.
  2. Urethane Carbon Filter: This patented filter deodorizes the air and removes harmful chemicals like VOCs, formaldehyde etc. It also removes cigarette smoke and foul odours.
  3. Multi-Layered Anti-Virus Green HEPA Filter: This filter works to trap PM2.5 particles, allergens effectively and eliminates viruses and allergens found in the air.

The air purifier uses a 25 mm thick Anti-Virus True HEPA Filter that ensures long filter life. The filter is made of ginkgo and Japanese sumac.

It has a 99.97% removal of PM 2.5 particles and a 99.99% removal of viruses and allergens.

 

Filter Change, Repairs & Warranty

The product comes with its filters assembled on the front cover. This feature enables the user to take the front panel to the cleaning location.

It comes with a five-year warranty on the motor and one-year warranty on the product.

More details about filter change, repair and warranty are:

Filter Change Requirements

The Pre-Filter of the Coway AirMega 150 requires diligent care. The company provides a filter Cleaning Indicator on the product. The notification lamp of the filter indicator lights up, indicating requirement for filter change.

The user can do this by pulling it upward and washing the Pre-filter. After washing, the remaining water needs to be wiped off lightly, and the filter can be hung on the front cover of the main unit while it is in operation for quick drying.

The HEPA filter comes with an easy tag affixed on the front side. It can be used to remove HEPA Filter while avoiding direct contact with viruses and bacteria.

The Activated Carbon and Green HEPA filter are bundled together. The carbon filter can be vacuumed by holding the tag on the HEPA filter.

Repairs and Warranty

The air purifier comes with a five-year warranty on the motor and one-year warranty on the product. An additional warranty of two years on the motor can also be added by registering on the official Coway website.

For any information regarding Coway air purifiers, you can contact them by call or email at 1800-102-6960 or +919974203939 and [email protected] respectively.

Price of Coway AirMega 150 and Its Filters

The Coway AirMega 150 is priced at a slightly higher price when compared to other products that have similar coverage area and functionality.

However, it has a HEPA filter that is much more powerful when compared to its competitors. It also comes with a five-year warranty on the product, which is much longer than that of its competitors.

The filters for this product are also at a higher price range but are unique in their make.

The Patented Urethane Carbon Filter and Green Anti-flu HEPA Filter for the Coway AirMega 150 can be purchased on their website: https://cowayindia.in/Product-Filters.

 

Who Should Buy Coway AirMega 150

The product is excellent for addressing air purification needs of a room with a 355 sq. ft. coverage, making it suitable for small-medium rooms and those working in small office spaces.

It is also useful for those having allergies, asthma and other related issues.

Why we like it

The air purifier is hugely beneficial to those having allergies.

It is almost noiseless in its functioning and is easy to install, bringing a lot of comfort to its users. It has a slim design that allows it to blend effortlessly into the room.

 

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