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Dyson AM09 vs. HP02 vs. HP04 vs. HP06 Fans & Purifiers

Updated: Jul 01, 2020

Dyson is known for its stylish purifiers and fans. These are not bulky machines, but nice and sleek, easy to clean and also safe for everyone because of the bladeless design.

The model line includes a lot of units and it's challenging to pick up what you need. Let's talk about the Dyson fans and purifiers some of which are not only can cool but also heat the air in the room.

Dyson AM vs HP Series Specifications

Specs / Models Dyson Table Fan AM06
Table Fan AM06
Dyson Tower Fan AM07
Tower Fan AM07
Dyson Pedestal Fan AM08
Pedestal Fan AM08
Dyson Hot+Cool AM09
Hot+Cool AM09
Dyson Pure Hot+Cool HP04 Air purifier
Pure Hot+Cool HP04
Dyson Pure Hot+Cool HP02 Air purifier
Pure Hot+Cool HP02
Dyson Pure Hot+Cool HP01 Air purifier
Pure Hot+Cool HP01
Style Desk Tower Pedestal Tower Tower Tower Tower
Cooling yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Heating no no no yes yes yes yes
Purifying no no no no yes yes yes
Auto mode no no no no yes yes no
Jet Focus control no no no no yes yes yes
Tilt angle 30 - 20 10 10 - -
Angle rotation 70 70 70 70 350 180 70
Airflow at max. setting (l/s) 370 500 600 190 310 200 200
Noise level (dB) N/A 64 67 64 63 N/A N/A
Filter - - - - HEPA + Carbon 360 Glass HEPA 360 Glass HEPA
LED display no yes yes yes yes no no
Dyson Link App - - - - yes yes no
Max Power Consumption (W) 26 56 60 N/A 90 21 N/A
Speed 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
Weight (lbs) 4.03 6.28 8.5 5.5 12.6 8.62 12.78
Price $239.36 $339.95 $330.98 $330 $528.99 $558.49 $445.51

The main difference between the AM and HP models is that the AM Series only cools or cools and heats (AM09) the air, while the HP Series also purifies the air and is equipped with HEPA/HEPA+Carbon filters to catch and remove allergens, odors, and gasses. Also, the HP series can be connected to the app, have an auto mode, etc.

What is Jet Focus technology?

Focused mode channels a powerful jet of air for long-range personal heating or diffused mode to spread the air widely (AM09, HP01 HP02, HP04, HP06).

Diffused mode 

Spreads out the airflow to cool or heat an entire room through the back of the machine. Ideal to use when there are more than two people in the room.

Personal mode

Accelerate airflow in front of the machine focusing the concentrated stream of air in front of a user. Perfect to use for one person for a quick warm-up.

What is the speed timer?

With the speel timer, a machine can be programmed to turn off after pre-set intervals ranging from 15 minutes to 9 hours.

What is Link Technology?

Purifiers with the Link technology can be connected to the Dyson App and controlled from a smartphone (HP02, HP04, HP06).

Dyson Pure Cool

This technology combines both: fans and purifiers helping to disinfect 99% of bacteria in the water before dispersing it into the air via a special UV lighting system and also cooling the air.

Dyson Pure Hot + Cool vs. Hot + Cool

The Dyson Pure Hot + Cool technology combines everything the Pure Cool has while also maintaining a comfortable temperature when heating the air (HP01, HP02, HP04, HP06).

The Hot + Cool technology only heats and cools the air without purifying it (AM09).

Dyson AM06 Cool Air Multiplier Desk Fan

The Dyson AM06 Cool Air Multiplier Desk Fan was designed to sit on your desk cooling the air around you while you are working.

It does not cover a big area and is ideal for small spaces. This model is not as expensive as the Tower, it can oscillate or tilt for better airflow where you want it. This 10-inch guy uses Air Multiplier technology to draw in air and amplify it 15 times, projecting smooth, quiet, powerful, high-velocity airflow without the use of blades. Its airflow reaches 370 l/s on max settings.

Three color options are available in the US market: black/nickel, blue, and white/silver. 

Its shape is easier to clean than regular fans and also looks not as bulky.

Has a remote control to choose among 10 airflow settings, sleep timer, on/off, and oscillation control. You can control the oscillation to direct the airflow around the room. 

No blade design means the fan is safer even for kids. The AM06 is quiet, it will not disturb you as you work.

The AM06 is only 3.96 lbs, easy to carry, easy to use, safe for kids and pets.

It is less expensive than the Tower models and can oscillate or tilt for better airflow where you want it.

Dyson AM07 Cool Air Multiplier Tower Fan

The Dyson Cool AM07 Air Multiplier Tower Fan comes in four colors: black/nickel, iron blue, iron/copper, and white/silver.

It is bigger and taller than the AM06 but still can be kept on a table. The AM07 was designed for large rooms by increased airflow compared to the AM06.

This option has an LED display, sleep timer, 10 distinct airflow settings, and a remote controller. It has an airflow of 500l/s at maximum settings allowing to cover a large room.

It has a 6.6 feet length cord, easy to clean design, and a sleek look.

Compared to the AM06, the AM07 has a bigger size and is designed to cool a bigger area.

Dyson AM08 Cool Air Multiplier Pedestal Fan

The Dyson AM08 Cool Air Multiplier Pedestal Fan is the first fan from Dyson that has a pedestal base.

One of the biggest improvements of the AM08 over the AM07 is that this model can tilt and oscillate, which means you can direct the airflow where you want to. 

It does not have a display but features 10 precise airflow settings, sleep timer, can tilt and has a remote controller.

Compared to the AM07, this model is not spreading the air through the tower but concentrates it in one place because of its shape. It has a different shape, can tilt and oscillate.

Dyson AM09 Cool Air Multiplier Tower Fan

The Dyson Hot + Cool Jet Focus AM09 Fan Heater comes in four color options: white/silver, black/nickel, iron/nickel, iron/blue, iron/red and iron/copper.

Unlike other models in this series, the AM09 not only can do cooling but also heating the air.

The fan heater is equipped with an intelligent thermostat that monitors the air temperature, reaches and maintains it to the same level you've desired (up to 37 degrees Celsius).

It features Jet Focus technology that allows adjusting air stream from a wide-angle for whole rooms or a tight stream for a direct hit.

The AM09 has a sleek design, is bladeless which means safe for everyone, comes with a remote controller, features sleep timer. It contains up to 186 l/s on max settings.

Have you ever noticed the burning smell when a heater works too long? The smell is burning dust. Dyson heaters never exceed 392 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees Celsius), which is below the burning point of dust. That means the Dyson heaters never let out that "burning dust" smell.

Compared to other AM models, the AM09 can do heating and cooling, has Jet Focus technology that allows spreading the air the way you want it, able to maintain the same temperature level in the room with an intelligent thermostat built-in.

Dyson HP01 Pure Hot + Cool Air Purifier

The Dyson Pure Hot & Cool HP01 Air Purifier is the oldest among the series. The HP01 does not have WiFi nor can it be connected to the app.

It comes in two color options: white/silver and iron/blue.

Inside the machine, a HEPA filter captures up to 99.97% of allergens as small as 0.3 microns and would be safe for those who are sensual for allergy or asthma.

It has a sleep timer, oscillation, 10 Air Speed settings and automatic shut off if tipped over.

Supports diffused mode and has jet focus technology.

Comparing the HP01 with the HP02, you will not get an app connection, an LED screen, oscillation goes down from 350° to 70°, and it is not as powerful as the HP02.

Dyson HP02 Pure Hot + Cool Air Purifier

The HP02 is wi-fi enabled and can be controlled from both the app and Alexa. Dyson Link app provides real-time air quality reports.

This model is available to buy in two colors: white/silver and iron blue.

A HEPA filter inside captures odors and harmful toxins as well as allergens in the air. It is also compact as the HP01 and can be stored on a desk purifying/cooling/heating small spaces. It can heat or cool a room and also has the built-in UV light for water sanitation.

One of the main features the HP02 has is an Auto mode which adjusts to your air, to get your best purification and best filter life.

The heater features a sleep timer, night-time auto mode, and an easy-to-clean aperture. It also supports jet focus control and can oscillate or tilt.

HP01 vs. HP02: What has changed. The HP02:

  • Is wi-fi enabled and can be linked to the Dyson Link app
  • Is compatible with Alexa
  • Has Auto mode
  • Able to oscillate 180 degrees versus HP01's 70 degrees 

Dyson HP04 Pure Hot + Cool Air Purifier

The HP04 is one of the latest in the series. It can do purifying, cooling or heating depending on your needs. The machine reaches your desired temperature and maintains it on the same level.

It also has the same features the HP02 has with some upgrades.

The machine can be controlled from the app and by voice commands if you have Alexa. Features jet focus control, 10 different air speeds, LED display, a night timer, auto mode, and real-time air quality.

This has the best oscillation range of 350 degrees compared to 180 and 70 the other models feature. There are oscillation settings - no oscillation, 45 degrees, 90 degrees, 180 degrees, or 350 degrees. It also can tilt the direction up or down and it will still oscillate even tilted.

The biggest update of the HP04 is the filtration system. The unit is equipped with HEPA and Carbon filters. HEPA catches ultrafine particles (PM 2.5), allergens (PM10) while carbon filter removes volatile organic compounds (VOCs) & Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) (odors, and gasses).

The Dyson HP04 Pure Hot + Cool Air Purifier is ideal for allergy and asthma sensitive people

Of the three, the HP04 maxes out at the highest airflow of ~310 liters/sec.

The newest Dyson Pure Hot + Cool Cryptomic (HP06) catches and destroys formaldehyde, while the HP04 captures and traps formaldehyde in the filters

Dual-mode Dyson fans are not designed to actually cool air. Instead, they circulate air, which in turn, makes the air feel cooler. 

Please note, the machines with a lower airflow rate are also suitable for larger spaces only take longer to purify than purifiers with a faster airflow rate

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