Levoit LV-H132 Air Purifier Review
Are you looking for a compact air purifier? If so, then look no further than the Levoit LV-H132.
Levoit is one of the most trustworthy American brands that manufactures air purifiers. In fact, this brand focuses on developing a community that values a fitness lifestyle more than just retailing products.
Look at how this brand created an inspiring and strong community, it’s clear why their products are very popular today. One of the best products of Levoit is the LV-H132 air purifier. Want to know more about this air product? If so, then keep on reading.
- Powerful Performance
- Well built for the price
- Small and minimal design
- Slightly quiet
- No automatic shut-off function
- Only works in small rooms
Controls and Sensors
The Levoit LV-H132 is an air purifier without a lot of smart options. As a matter of fact, the only sensor it provides is the filter replacement indicator.
The controls, on the other hand, are intuitive. The lack of sensors is recompensed by the ease of use. After all, if an air purifier has fewer sensors the tendency of breaking down is lowered.
For a reasonably priced air purifier, the Levoit LV-H132 has a decent warrant. Levoit backs this item with a two-year warranty.
If you change the filters on a regular basis and use the device according to the instructions, you can take advantage of this warranty.
As a bonus, if you carefully read the manual you can extend the warranty for one more year. All you need to do is visit the official website of Levoit and register your unit.
Three fan speeds
The fan of this purifier operates at 3 different levels for a distinction in airflow. For spaces with poor air quality or bigger spaces, the highest speed setting should be used.
However, if you only want to maintain purified air, you can utilize the lowest fan speed.
The Levoit LV-H132 features a built-in nightlight that has 2 brightness settings that you can access from the top of the device with ease.
Usability and Setup
The setup of this device is pretty straightforward. All you need to do is unbox and take out plastic from filters. Then reinstall the filters. Plug the device, switch it on, and you are ready to go.
Regarding its basic nature, this air purifier is intuitive and user-friendly. On the other hand, the buttons on top of the air purifier are very easy to read allowing you to change settings and make adjustments with ease.
A True HEPA filter is a necessity for a genuine difference in your air quality and that is what you get in Levoit LV-H132. It has a layered approach that will trap odor particles in the carbon layer.
With this air purifier, the filtration takes place in three stages. A HEPA filter that traps particulates, an activated carbon filter that can handle odors, as well as a fine preliminary filter that will reduce allergens, mold, and pet dander.
Instead of sporting a solid-square shape design, the LV-H132 has a cylindrical shape that has a pre-filter at the bottom.
Because of its cylinder-shaped look, both the back and the front of this air purifier are similar. On top of the device, there is an outlet grill. There’s also an intake grill found on the bottom. These outlets allow the Levoit LV-H132 to exhale and at the same time inhale the air.
Though the said design makes the air purifier portable and smaller, the airflow to this device is very restricted since it’s from the bottom.
For you to control or operate this device, it comes with five basic functions that can be found on top.
The Levoit LV-H132, on the other hand, comes with 2 basic shade versions: white and black. Nevertheless, it is worth mentioning that there’s no difference between these two colors when it comes to performance and features.
Size and Weight.
Measuring 8.5” by 8.5” by 14.5”, the Levoit LV-H132 is one smallest and best portable air purifier that you can get in the market.
With regard to the weight, it only weighs around 6 pounds. Meaning to say, you can move it from one place to another with ease. What’s more, you can bring it with your while traveling.
The Levoit LV-H132 is small and compact enough to comfortably sit on a countertop table or on the floor.
Since it is a small air purifier you cannot expect it to create lots of noise. As a matter of fact, at the lowest rating the Levoit LV-H132, it will produce less than 43 decibels, usually, this is the noise level you hear at libraries.
Medium and high fan, on the other hand, don’t make what you usually call a loud sound either. If the fan is set in the second setting, you can go about your important errands, reading, or watching TV.
In terms of the high-speed setting, the LV-H132 is quite enough not to obstruct with a usual conversation.
All in all, this air purifier is not loud and can be utilized in your office or bedroom easily.
In general, the CADR of the LV-H132 is merely at 40CFM that is actually low for air purifiers. With this product, you will need an hour to clean a room that is 129 square feet.
Even so, the CADR rating will only tell how quickly an air purifier can clean space, not the overall performance of the unit.
Maintenance and Upkeep
One of the best things about this air purifier is that its maintenance is not an enormous task by any means, however, there is a fee associated.
The Levoit LV-H132 has 3 filters, but when the time comes that you need to replace them, you can buy them as a set so you don’t have to worry about changing them one by one.
The product’s manufacturer said that filters are made to last about half a year. If you’re planning to use this every day, then it may cost you about $30 to $40 a year.
How Levoit LV-H132 Work and What Sources of Indoor Pollution It Can Destroy?
The air will flow from the bottom via several air filters and then get out from the top of the air purifier. As a matter of fact, this bottom-to-top airflow system is very popular these thanks to this air purifier from Levoit.
Moreover, it has an outlet and an inlet grill that lets the Levoit LV-H132 exhale and inhale water.
This air purifier features three-stage filtration that helps in removing a wide range of indoor pollution including pet odors, smoke fumes, as well as stale smells.
The Levoit LV-H132 is simply designed and budget-friendly air purifier that is ideal for people who want to keep their small space clean as well as want to save cash in the long run. This air purifier, on the other hand, is a great option for small offices, rooms, and kitchens.
The LV-H132 can clean a room up to 86 square feet effectively. Although it has only a number of smart options and not the most powerful and fastest air purifier in the market, Levoit LV-H132 will assure you that it will get the job done.
We tested the white version of the Levoit LV-H132 air purifier. It has also a black one.
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