If you’re looking for genuine Chillbox reviews, you need to read this. A lot of things don’t add up about this air conditioner, the company behind the product, and the promotional reviews online.
Read this review to find out why the Chillbox air cooler is not worth your money.
Chillbox Portable Air Conditioner- Is It Worth It?
With summer around the corner, you must have stumbled upon a couple of Ads online selling this Portable AC/Unit. You might get tempted to buy this product because of the 50% discount and the affirmative reviews. Don’t!
When you dig beneath all the so called positive reviews online, you’d see that there are no genuine customer reviews.
The reviews online are sponsored reviews paid for by the company behind this product.
This was what led us to review this product. The online store offering this cheap portable Ac is topchillbox.com. They provide the following contact details-
- Address – 105 Serra Way #264,Milpitas, CA 95035
- Company – Modern Life Trend
- Mail – [email protected]
It is true that this website seems legit, however a lot of things don’t add up.
What You Should Know About Chillbox Air Cooler!
Though there are lots of positive reviews about this portable air conditioner, they are not telling you the exact truth about the product. Below are reasons why you shouldn’t think of buying Chillbox Portable AC –
Does Not Cool The Air
The advertising and branding of this product is deceptive. It cannot be an A/C unit if it is self-contained. A/C units are heat pumps — they remove heat from the air and transport the heat to another location, i.e. usually out of the space that you want to cool (think of a refrigerator moving heat from inside the closed space to the outside of it).
The Chillbox is not an AC but a swamp cooler. It only humidify the air surrounding your feet, and can not work as an air cooler or regular fan.
It’s an evaporative cooler. It works with an ice tray which you have to fill with water, place in a refrigerator, before putting it inside the ‘Chill Box’ This is what it uses to blow cool air. Unfortunately, this is not mentioned in the Ads online.
Another problem we have with this product is that it is been sold for extremely high prices. topchillbox.com is offering this ‘portable Air cooler unit’ for almost $90 whereas this exact compact swamp cooler can be gotten for far cheaper prices online.
On Amazon you can get similar ‘portable ac’ for 20$-50$ and save yourself more money and time.
No Customer Support
topchillbox.com provides customer service phone number, but when you try calling the numbers you would be put on Hold for a long time.
On the Contact Us page, The given address is 105 Serra Way #264,Milpitas, CA 95035. From our findings, it is the address of a company called Modern Life Trend. Damn! This is another red flag on its own. Modern Life Trend is one of the aggressive marketing companies online that keeps selling not too cool products, like this Cosmic Scope.
What this company does is buy products for cheaper rates in China, then invest in social media advertising, SE0 advertising, copy writing and all the likes, to make the products look real or legit to buyers. This is why when you search for Chill Box reviews or Chillbox ac reviews you’d see tons of reviews from blogs endorsing the product.
But one thing stands out…..the contents are all similar. All hog-wash, make believe reviews. Unfortunately, you would get tempted to buy this product. Don’t beat yourself! Who wouldn’t? The reviews look real, moreover they’re from popular websites. What a shame! Sponsored reviews do the most these days.
We have reviewed similar product before, Blaux Portable AC, Polaire, Williston Force. Either called air conditioner or air cooler or portable AC, they all work the same way. And from these reviews, you’d see that the product was far from satisfactory. It didn’t meet the expectations of customers.
Fake Customer Reviews
During our investigation, we realized the positive reviews online, both that of Youtube and Blogs, are all fake. This is because when you order for the product, the wait time is 30 days. How come the reviewers have gotten theirs when this Ac is not yet up to 30 days online? We realized these reviewers are just affiliate marketers who get paid commission for any sale they make. So they are reviewing the product without even seeing it for starters.
Also, the reviews on topchillbo.com are unverifiable. They shouldn’t prompt you to make an order.
Chillbox Customer Complaints
As of the time this review was written there are no genuine customer reviews online. This is because majority of those who ordered the Chillbox Air Cooler have not received theirs yet. The product delivery time is between two to four weeks.
Topchillbox.com Review: Is It Legit?
We are skeptical about Chillbox AC as there are a lot of red flags that shouldn’t be ignored. Have you shopped from topchillbox.com? What were your experiences? Please drop a comment!
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I realized this was just a swamp cooler by reading the info on their website. It basically pushes air through a filter that has water in it. It will help cool you in a dry desert like environment. But if there is any humidity in the air at all forget it. My father in law use to manufacture evaporative coolers. He gave me one. I live in a humid area. I was able to benefit from it for one day in the spring. Otherwise it just pumps more water into the air.
Complete Chinese junk…when will Americans stop falling for this crap….if it comes out of California is Chinese crap.
I received my unit in the mail a couple of days ago and have now realized that I wasted my money. It does NOT cool at all! It isn’t worth more than $5. It is basically a mini fan with hardly any power at all. It is so disheartening to waste so much money on something that does not work.