Air purifiers get rid of dust, pollen, smoke and ash among other air contaminants. If you can’t stop sneezing, the air around constantly feels stuffy, you suffer from asthma, or have noticed dust mites in your living space, it’s time to get an air purifier. However, you should exercise caution when purchasing to avoid fake products.
If looking to acquire a legit and efficient air purifier, LEVOIT LV-H132 should be at the top of your list. This unit is not only reputable for being of high quality and performance but also for its stylish and modern design.
- Size: 9.7” x 9.8” x 14.6”
- Weight: 7.8 Pounds
- Noise: 43 decibels
- Fan Speed: Adjustable
- Control Panel: Sensitive touch controls
- Speed Settings: 3 (High, Medium & Low)
- Filtration System: 3 stages (Fine pre-filter, true-HEPA filter, and activated carbon filter)
- Odor Reducing: Yes
- Power Usage: 28 Watts
- Warranty: 2 years+ Lifetime Support (*depends on retailer)
- Color: White
- Power Supply: AC 120V / 60Hz
- Rated Power: 28W
- Effective Range: 129 ft² (12 m²)
- Operating Conditions: Temperature: 14°F~104°F (-10°C~40°C)
- Noise Level: ≤ 50dB
- Standby Power: < 0.8W
Design & Technology
As shown in the above gallery, LEVOIT LV-H132 Air Purifier with True Hepa Filter uses five simple buttons for intuitive control namely the power button, nightlight button, filter reset button, fan speed button, and the low, medium, & high button. In addition, the LV-H132 uses 3 stages of filtration namely activated carbon filter to capture and neutralise various household doors such as cooking smells, pet odours, and cigarette smoke, true HEPA filter, to trap dust mites, large particles, and pollen, and fine preliminary filter, to neutralize airborne bacteria, pet dander, mold and fungi.
Pros & Challenges
1. Easy to Operate
You do not have to be a tech guru to operate this air purifier. As long as you can locate the buttons and their labels you are good to go. It’s also easy to follow through its manual which makes matters even easier by providing guidance when setting up or operating it.
The Levoit LV-H132 Air Purifier is designed for smaller rooms measuring 86 square feet. The air purifier can move 110 cubic feet per minute and eliminates up to 99.97% contaminants.
In simple terms, say your roof height is of a standard size (8 ft) and of the above area, it will take a total of roughly 6 minutes for the unit to completely recirculate the air in the room. What’s more, the unit does not release any harmful gases when operating; it is 100% ozone-free.
3. Modern and Attractive Design
Looking at its unique design makes it obvious how much thought was put into it. Its stylish design and fresh white finish will easily complement any room décor.
This air purifier allows you to easily move it. Its lightweight (3.5kgs) makes it convenient to carry. This factor totally makes sense especially if you suffer from respiratory issues and are constantly on the move as you can simply use it at home, move it to your car and later use it in the office or wherever you are going to.
In addition, it does not take up much space making it convenient to use in small rooms and offices.
5. Warm Nightlight Settings
Its blue night light settings make one feel secure at night, especially for kids. You can adjust the brightness and fan speeds for a more quiet atmosphere during the night. If you prefer lights totally out when going to sleep and do not feel too comfortable with the blue nighttime light settings you can simply turn it off.
6. Automatic Reminder
You are required to change its filter every 6 months. No need to worry about forgetting, the air purifier will automatically remind you through its replacement indicator.
You get a 2-year warranty and lifetime support. This is a pretty cool deal! Not many manufacturers offer such a period of warranty unless they are double sure their product works; another confirmation of the quality of this unit.
8. Great Customer Feedback
Based on a number of Levoit air purifier LV-H132 reviews, a majority of users seem pretty satisfied with this air purifier. This is also evident from its high ratings in Amazon (4.7 stars out of 5 at the time of writing this review). Most heap praises on it especially for:
- Helping eliminate cigar smoke and stuffiness at home.
- It’s Excellency in clearing the air in a newborn’s or patient’s room.
- Its gentle blue night light settings
- Helping clear the nose if you snore or have allergies.
- Being of great quality
Here is what one particularly satisfied customer had to say about it;
“This unit is worth its weight in gold. Usually, I am allergic to pollen grains and was used to blowing up all the time until I got this product. It has kept my bedroom’s air clean and now I am more comfortable hanging around my own home. I couldn’t be more grateful and Its price isn’t bad either, it is well worth it.”
1. Cost of Replacement Filters
You need to buy a Levoit air purifier lv-h132 replacement filter every 6 months which may be quite expensive in the long run. If you run the air purifier a lot you may need to change it’s LV-H132-RF even more often further hiking its maintenance costs.
2. Not for Large Room Sizes
The unit is not suitable for larger rooms or hallways.
3. Button Sensitivity
Some users have complained of button 3 being uncomfortably loud and the buttons being too sensitive for their liking; such that they have severally accidentally hit them and changed the unit’s settings without intending to.
The Levoit LV-H132 Air Purifier makes use of three filters to purify the air from particles and odors.
The first filter (pre-filter) gets rid of air particles as small as 0.3 microns.
The second filter (true-HEPA filter) aids in removing any remaining particles.
Air then moves to the activated carbon (third) filter which gets rid of foul smell.
The three filters work hand in hand leaving the air around you clean and crisp.
The unit also comes with a simple touch control system that enables you to change fan speeds and adjust the unit’s settings to suit your specific needs. There are three settings in this system namely;
- Setting 1: Used to change the units settings at night.
- Setting 2: Daytime settings
- Setting 3: Used in spaces with highly concentrated air contaminants and persistent odors.
The noise levels go up with each setting. It’s almost inaudible at setting 1 and highest at setting 3.
- After set up, ensure to place it at some reasonable distances away from furniture and other obstructions to encourage the free flow of air to and from the unit.
- Ensure the plug fits properly into a polarized power oulet.
- When not being used, turn the air purifier off and disconnect it from its power source by removing the plug from the electrical outlet.
- Always make sure to place the air purifier on a flat, level surface before operation.
- Always allow 15 inches (38 cm) of clearance on all sides of the purifier.
Note. Consult the Levoit LV-H132 Air Purifier product manual to read the full list of safety tips.
Warranty & Support
Although the default warranty period is 1 year, you can extend your one-year warranty by an additional year by logging onto www.levoit.com/warranty and entering your order number (e.g. Amazon) within the first 14 days of purchase.
Should you encounter any issues or have any questions regarding the air purifier, you can consult Levoit’s Customer Support Team. Do consult the official product manual for more information on Warranty & Support.
What's Inside the Box? Here's a look at what's in the box: 1 x TrueLV-H132 Compact HEPA Air Purifier 1 x Fine Preliminary Filter (Pre-installed) 1 x True HEPA/Activated Carbon filter (Pre-installed) 1 x User Manual
- Power Supply (only): AC 120V / 60 Hz. (A voltage converter is needed to transfer the power supply to US use first if you want to use this air purifier beyond the US).
- Always allow 15 in. (38 cm) of clearance on all sides of the purifier.
Summary & Conclusion
The benefits one derives from a Levoit 3 in 1 Air Purifier with True HEPA Filter far outweighs any of its challenges or limitations. Besides, considering its quality and performance, the unit’s affordable price also makes it quite “pocket-friendly” and easy to carry. Moreso, you are likely to find other purifiers with similar features going for double the price. Hence, we can conclude by saying the Levoit LV-H132 Air Filter unit is worth every coin you spend on it.