Friedrich AP260 Air Purifier

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The Friedrich AP260 Air Purifier has been discontinued.

This Air Purifier has been Discontinued. As an alternative we recommend the Coway Smart Air Purifier. Replacement filters are available for purchase below.

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The sleek Friedrich AP260 air purifier features five stages of filtration designed to protect your health by removing pollutants from the air you breathe. The AP260 captures and removes large airborne particles as well to the smallest of particulates such as bacteria and harmful gases. Friedrich's HEPA air purifier features a 5-stage filtration system, including a pre-filter, an antibacterial/ antifungal multi-filter, a HEPA filter, a carbon filter and a plasma generator. The plasma generator creates an ionized plasma field which sterilizes and disinfects airborne pollutants such as viruses, bacteria and odor but with no ozone emission. The AP260 also offers intelligent operation that automatically adjusts its cleaning level as it senses change in your air quality. This is nicely accented by a unique, easy-to-understand colored LED display that indicates the current air quality level in the room. The Friedrich AP260 effectively cleans the air in rooms ups to 260 square feet. Includes a convenient remote control.

  • 5-stage filtration system for efficient air cleaning
    • Washable pre-filter for large particle removal
    • Antibacterial/ antifungal multi-filter
    • HEPA filter for removal of the smallest particles
    • Carbon filter for odor removal
    • Plasma generator for eliminating viruses and bacteria
  • Color coded LED air quality display
  • Intelligent air quality sensor
  • Automatic set it and forget it mode
  • Stylish, modern design
  • Night mode automatically dims the display
  • Ultra-quiet operation
  • Three fan speeds
  • Convenient remote control
  • AHAM rated and verified
  • Energy Star Certified
  • 5-Year warranty
  • Made in China

1. Airborne Particulate Filtration
2. Gas, Chemical & Odor Filtration
3. Room Coverage
4. Noise Rating
5. Filter Life & Replacement Costs
6. Ease of Operation & Filter Replacement
7. Quality of Construction: Air-tight design, no off-gassing
8. Electronic Filter Life Monitoring
9. Manufacturer's Credibility, Warranty & Return Policy
10. Quality of Filters
11. Value for Price

The Friedrich AP260 is a welcome addition to the air purifier portfolio at This is not just another slick looking air purifier in the crowd, but rather offers surprisingly good purification results at a reasonable price. Designed to accommodate areas up to 260 square feet, the Friedrich AP260 will automatically sense changes in air quality and make fan speed adjustments as needed. Ideal for the bedroom or smaller rooms in the home.


  • 5-Stage filtration system effectively removes pollen, dust, mold, bacteria and smoke from the air.
  • The LED air quality display makes monitoring air quality easy.
  • Automatic operation powered by the intelligent air quality sensor lets you set it and forget it.
  • Ultra-quiet operation makes the AP260 perfect for a bedroom, office or living area.
  • Night mode automatically dims the air quality display and control panel lights.
  • Certifications from AHAM and Energy Star provide performance, quality and efficiency assurance.
  • Handsome aesthetic will fit well into most rooms.


  • The plasma generator in our test unit makes a faint, almost squeaky sound. This is simply remedied by turning off the plasma operation.
  • There is no filter replacement indicators.


This air purifier from Friedrich offers a lot of attractive features to customers looking for an effective air purifier for smaller areas. The AP260 quietly cleans the air in rooms up to 260 square feet, which means it is ideal for most bedrooms, office and smaller living areas. While this air purifier is feature rich, we believe that it will likely appeal to customers looking for a set it and forget air quality solution. And the Friedrich delivers about 90% of their needs but does lack a filter replacement indicator. This means that customers will have to know and monitor the filter replacement intervals. That aside, this is a great choice if your looking for good looks, quiet operation, automatic operation and impressive particle removal.

Friedrich AP260 Air Purifier


Friedrich AP260 Air Purifier

Technical Specifications of Friedrich AP260 Air Purifier

  Friedrich AP260 Air Purifier
Model Number
Model Number AP260
Square Foot Coverage
Square Foot Coverage 260 sq. ft.
Power Requirements
Power Requirements 110-120 V
Energy Consumption
Energy Consumption Low (8 watts); Med (15 watts); High (56 watts)
Clean Air Density Rate (CADR)
Clean Air Density Rate (CADR) Dust (175); Pollen (176); Smoke (168)
Dimensions 26.37"H x 15"W x 9.5" D
Weight 18.35 lbs.
Finish / Color
Finish / Color White
Fan Speeds
Fan Speeds 3 + Auto
Warranty 5 Year
Agency Approvals
Agency Approvals AHAM, Energy Star, CARB

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