Coway AP-1512HH Review

Air Purifier
Coway’s pollution sensor communicates indoor air quality in real-time. The colored LED lets you know how clean or dirty your indoor air is every minute of the day.
Coway AP-1512HH

True HEPA and Eco Mode

  • 4 Stage Filtration System.
  • Coway Mighty pollution sensor.
  • Fan speeds available in 1, 2, 3 stages.
* On special until end June 2020

Coway AP-1512HH Air Purifier

Mark Johnson
Mark Johnson
Last Updated:  Jun, 2020
Rated from 6422 reviews.

I think you’ll agree with me when I say:

It’s REALLY hard to choose an air purifier with all the options available!

Or is it?

Well, it turns out, that after years and hundreds of hours of testing & reviewing, we have strong opinions about what makes the best air filtration system: level of purification, efficiency, and maintenance.

The Coway AP-1512HH (On special until end Jun, 2020) has all the qualities and features, giving it an added advantage and an edge over its competitors.

Quick Summary of the Coway AP-1512HH

The mighty air purifier is compact by design but is equipped with Cutting edge features to keep your indoor air clean. Equipped with a HEPA efficiency RATING of 99.97percent, it uses a four-stage filtration system to effectively eliminate odors and pollutants. This mighty machine includes an air quality indicator through our particle sensing technology that will kick your air purifier into high gear when needed. And when 30 minutes when pollution is not detected for 30 minutes, the fan will automatically stop to save energy.

The Good & the Bad


  • Sensitive and thorough.
  • Great Purifier.
  • Great Odor Remover.


  • Had pre-installed filters and seemed ready to operate immediately. But in fact the preinstalled filters inside have plastic covers.

Key Features

  • Covers up to 361 sq.ft – The Coway air purifier is designed specifically for a living room, apartments, and middle sized spaces.
  • Air Quality Indicator – Coway’s pollution sensor communicates indoor air quality in real-time. The colored LED lets you know how clean or dirty your indoor air is every minute of the day.
  • Auto Mode – The continually operating air quality indicator senses indoor air particles and adjusts the fan speed accordingly to reduce particles.
  • Timer – The timer lets you schedule 1/4/8/12 hours of operation so you can set the unit for as long as you need to use it.
  • Filter Replacement Indicator – The filter indicator alerts you to needed filter changes.

Useful Product Info

  • Product Dimensions: 16.81 x 9.57 x 18.31 Inches
  • Product Weight: 12.35 Pounds
  • Product Color: Black/Silver

Common Questions

  • Does this come with the filters included?

It comes with 1 HEPA filter (1 year est.) and 1 carbon filter (6 month est.) Based on the reviews though, the filter tend to lasts longer than the estimate.

  • Does this remove PM 2.5?

Yes, it does remove PM2.5 particles effectively. PM 2.5 is right in a HEPA filters sweet spot. HEPA filter remove 99.97% of particles above 0.3 micrometers, and PM2.5 are right around 2.5 micrometers, so this would be extremely effective at doing so

What Others Think

At the time of writing this review, there were:

  • 3540 Customers
  • Who Gave it a Rating of 4.5 Out of 5.

What's Included?

Here's what you get when you buy this Air Purifier:

  • Coway AP-1512HH
  • Deodorization filter
  • True HEPA Filter
  • Activated-Carbon
  • 1 year warranty

Our Verdict

The unit is an amazing air purifier, the Coway is highly effective. During the spring when pollen counts are highest, the unit keeps my indoor air noticeably cleaner.

What to Look for in a New Air Purifier?

If you’re in the market for a new Air Purifier, you’re probably looking at the different options and wondering which is the best one to choose.

Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Our reviews are based on the following features:


Only the most effective purifiers make the cut.

Noise Level

So there's more clean air and less noise.


Because you need a machine that’s built to last.

Ease of Use

It needs to be easy to use and easy to clean.


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Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson

Mark advises business, individuals, and organizations on how to use and get the best purifiers so as to maintain their offices and homes. For a fresher and cleaner environment, he is the man for you. He loves ideas and concepts and uses his skills to make them a reality.

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