Is there really a significant difference? The answer is NO. The only difference between these two dental irrigators is their color. One is mostly black, and the other is a white-and-gray combo.
Comparison Chart: Waterpik WP-450 vs WP-462
Nevertheless, we’re giving you this chart to further prove that feature-wise, these two Waterpiks are one and the same.
|Waterpik Water Flosser|
|Model||Check Price » Waterpik WP-450||Check Price » Waterpik WP-462|
|Other Name||Cordless Plus Water Flosser||Black Cordless Plus Water Flosser|
|Pressure Range||45 To 75 PSI (3.160 To 5.270 Kg/Cm2)||45 To 75 PSI (3.160 To 5.270 Kg/Cm2)|
|Flow Rate Per Minute||10 Ounces (300 ML)||10 Ounces (300 ML)|
|Pulses Per Minute||1450||1450|
|Number Of Pressure Settings||2||2|
|Included Flosser Tips||4||4|
|Water On/Off Switch On Handle||On/Off Slider||On/Off Slider|
|360 Degree Rotating Tip||✅||✅|
|Reservoir||7 Ounces (210 ML)||7 Ounces (210 ML)|
|Flossing Time||45 seconds||45 seconds|
|Weight||0.74 Lbs (0.337 Kg)||0.74 Lbs (0.337 Kg)|
|Size||11.65 H x 2.74 W x 3.80 D inches||11.65 H x 2.74 W x 3.80 D inches|
Key Difference: Color
As you can see in the chart above, the only difference between these two Waterpik portable water flossers is their color, leading the brand to name the WP-462 “Black Waterpik Cordless Plus.”
Here’s another note.
Aside from black and white, the Cordless Plus also comes with two other colors – blue and orchid. The Blue Cordless comes with the WP-463 model number, and the Orchid Cordless is the same as WP-465.
Also read: Waterpik WP-450 vs WP-100 Full Comparison
Our Final Word: Waterpik WP-450 vs WP-462
Which one should you choose? This is a matter of color preference. If you love the black exterior, get the Waterpik WP-462. Otherwise, go with the Waterpik WP-450. If you don’t want either of them, remember, there are two other options – orchid and blue.