Levoit lv-h132 Air Purifier Review

Levoit has always built air purifiers that keep pace with technology and they have another amazing entry level air purifier in the Levoit lv-h132 air purifier.

And as you’ll discover in this Levoit lv-h132 review, its abilities and meticulous engineering has made it a star attraction in an increasingly crowded pool of compact air purifiers.

The levoit lv-h132 air purifier at a glance

Levoit lv-h132 Review

This is small enough to sit on your desk, yet so powerful.

No UVC light or ions but the 3-stage air filtration does magnificently and removes 99.97% of myriad types of contaminants making your rooms so refreshing.

The fan is extraordinarily hushed and you can set 3 different speeds.

Besides, the soft light –with two settings and an off button- illuminates the bedroom soothingly at night.

You’ll also love the sleek design.

However, like it often happens with inexpensive air purifiers, you won’t get luxurious features such as remote control.  

But it’s CARB certified and phenomenally effective.

Levoit lv-h132 Review: Comprehensive Analysis

Here now is our detailed Levoit lv-h132 review.

Levoit lv-h132:  Design and construction

A recurring theme among budget air purifiers is a plastic body and this is no different. Thankfully, the design is firm so the parts won’t be coming off unless you’re persistently mishandling it.

Even the bottom lid feels very solid.

How big is this?

Well, it measures 8.5 x 8.5 x 14.5” – so you can place it even on your nightstand or your office desk.

The manufacturer recommends that you allow a 15-inch clearance all around the purifier for the best results.

It weighs just 6.39 lbs. though they should have added a handle similar to the one in the Germguardian ac4825 to make it easier to move considering its cyclinder shape.

The initial assembly is thankfully a breeze. 

You can select white or black casing.

Levoit lv-h132: Performance and operation

Levoit engineers have once again proven their genius with the lv-h132 air purifier.

Indeed, very few competing brands can match this air purifier when it comes to what matters- cleaning up your breathing space.

Consider this:

  • A future-oriented 3-stage filtration system (Fine pre-filter, HEPA filter, and activated carbon filter) that traps it all- pet dander, bacteria, allergens, pollen, smoke, mold, odors, dust, offending gases….pretty much everything.
  • 3 robust fan speeds -low, medium, and the superb high setting driven by an upgraded motor.
  • Fantastic air sucking powers –The bottom part sucks in the filthy air, smoke, smells, and all other irritants really well.

In short, this makes a massive difference in no time.

And you know what?

The purifier’s has one of the lowest noise levels (just 25dB when low) so you can still sleep like a log even when it’s running.

Then, as you would expect, controlling it is not a big deal – the 5 control buttons are super intuitive and respond quick, almost like a touch screen.

Don’t forget what I said above: you can always turn off the night light to enjoy an undisturbed slumber.

Note that this purifier is 100% Ozone free – unlike purifiers deploying UVC light such as its competitor Germguardian ac4825- so you can use it even in your kids’ room.

On filter replacement, Levoit filters are generally affordable.

In any case, the original filters should serve you well for between 6-8 months.

Replacement date shouldn’t bother you much since the indicator will notify you.

Levoit lv-h132: Power rating and comparative energy efficiency

How does the lv-h132 air purifier compare to its competition in power consumption?

Well, it draws a scarcely believable 28 watts at maximum setting.

To put it into perspective, the Germguardian ac4825 air purifier uses double this (56 watts) at an equal setting while the Coway AP-1512hh draws a staggering 77 watts.

In a nutshell, it’s an eco-friendly choice.

Levoit lv-h132: Room capacity

This gives the best results in small offices, bedrooms, dorms, and living rooms not exceeding 129 sq. ft.

It achieves purification quite fast since it purifies and circulates room air more than 4 times/hour as long as you’re within the  129 sq. ft range.

Sadly, its CADR calculation is absolutely low- I can count on the fingers of one hand the number of air purifiers with 40cfm CADR rating.

But’s its small-rooms focused so I expected it. 

Levoit lv-h132: Warranty and support

You want peace of mind when investing in home appliances and Levoit offers that in plenty with this air purifier.

You get a 2-year warranty on the device and most importantly, lifetime support from an experienced team of engineers from the company’s California service center.

What I like about the product

  • Soothing, white noise at low speed.
  • Its 100% ozone free and amazing for kids and asthma patients
  • The  replacement filters are not as pricey as those of purifiers such as the Honeywell HPA100

What I don’t like about the product

  • Lacks advanced features like a remote control or auto-shutoff.

Conclusion/my opinion

The 3-stage air filtering system, 3 fan speeds, and noiseless operation makes this compact but exceptionally powerful device a brilliant option if you’re after an effective purifier for small spaces.

You may not get many bells and whistles but you and your family will be happy with the results.

At its price, I consider it a worthy investment.

Where to buy

To wind up our Levoit lv-h132 review, here is where to order this air purifier from:

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