• Delhi air pollution: Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2 to Philips 3000 series, the air purifiers to consider

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    Delhi air pollution continues: Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2 and more, the top options to consider. ( Image Source: PTI)
    Delhi’s air remains polluted nearly 4 days after Diwali with PM2.5 levels crossing 900 per cubic metre, while PM 10 levels were also in the near 900 mark in various parts of the city. In most cities such pollution levels would be enough to call for a complete shut down, but of course in Delhi life goes on. The only solution appears to be investing in an air purifier, which of course is temporary relief.
    In our own case, we’ve seen two air eurifiers (a Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2 and a Phillips AC4025 40 Watt Air Purifier) struggling to cope with Delhi’s smog inside a bedroom. At best, the PM2.5 level falls to 250 after the peak of 600. For now it doesn’t look like the smog is going away anytime soon, and getting an Air Purifier, at leas…

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  • Delhi air pollution: Here’s how to pick the right air purifier for your home

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    Delhi air pollution: The city has been reeling under severe smog since Diwali. (Image source: PTI)
    You know you’re living in Delhi if your eyes burn, your throat is sore and your chest feels heavy. It’s been four days since Diwali night, however the cover of toxic air doesn’t seem to be lifting. The blame lies partly with the excessive fireworks display on Diwali night and partly with the farmers in Punjab who refuse to pay any heed to the environment and continue burning the crop stubble left behind after harvest.

    There’s also the failed attempt by the Delhi government in vacuuming the dust off our streets which continues to be a major source of fine particulate matter available freely in the air. Combine expert medical advice that urges people to leave the National Capital (if they want to be healthy) along with more experts who say…

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  • Eureka Forbes Dr. Aeroguard SCPR100 air purifier launched at Rs 8,990

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    Eureka Forbes Dr. Aeroguard SCPR100 is certified by the world-renowned German ‘gui-Lab’
    Eureka Forbes has introduced a new air purifier – Dr. Aeroguard SCPR100. It is powered by Activeshield x 2 filtration system. Eureka Forbes claims that the ultra-precision purification process of the SCPR100 has double the efficiency of purifiers in its class to eliminate sub-micron respirable particles and infection-carrying microbes in the air. The purifier is certified by the world-renowned German ‘gui-Lab’.
    Eureka Forbes is pitching the Dr. Aeroguard SCPR100 for use on office desks, cubicles, classrooms and bedside. It has nine stages of air purification, which includes an anti-dust filter that is capable of removing particulate matter such as dirt, dust, pet hair from the ambient air. The anti-allergen filter is designed…

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  • Xiaomi’s Mi Air Purifier 2 review: The cheaper, simpler option

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    Xiaomi Air Purifier 2 itself is pretty compact and won’t occupy much space in your house (240 x 240 x 520 mm is the size)
    Xiaomi’s Mi Air Purifier 2 has officially launched in India at a starting price of Rs 9,999. The WiFi-enabled Mi Air Purifier is part of Xiaomi’s range of IoT products, most of which are available in China. For India, this is the first IoT-based home product from Xiaomi; one that is strategically chosen given the deteriorating air quality in the country.
    Air pollution remains one of the most talked about topics for a city like Delhi. You don’t need to go to the live AQI index to know that Delhi still has air pollution problems. And pollution in upcoming Tier-II and Tier-III cities has hardly been addressed. So don’t be surprised if more players launch air purifiers and similar products.

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  • Xiaomi set to launch Mi Air Purifier in India on September 21

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    Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2 is all set to launch in India on September 21.
    Xiaomi’s Mi Air Purifier 2 will launch in India on September 21. Xiaomi’s India head Manu Jain tweeted out about a new product launch on the day, with the added message, “Every breath of fresh air is equally important!” Jain had also tweeted this message earlier,”#AirPollution is increasing every day – #Trucks #Autos #Construction #Factories. What are you doing to counter it?” hinting at the launch of its Air Purifier in the country.
    In India Xiaomi has become synonymous with smartphones, and is now among the top three smartphone vendors for the top 30 cities (based on IDC data). But in China, the brand is beyond phones. Xiaomi’s Mi TV, Air Purifiers, Water Purifiers, bicycles, even rice cookers and pens are all products with their Mi branding. Recently the comp…

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  • Livpure launches i-taste RO purifier, will let you control the taste of water

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    Livpure i-taste is priced at Rs 27,999, and will let you change the taste of your water
    Livpure has introduced India’s first Smart RO which empowers consumers to control the taste of purified water, model i-taste. The i-taste is a smart, wi-fi enabled water purifier that can be controlled through your smartphone via an android app. It auto communicates with the Livpure service center facilitating pro- active preventive maintenance/filter replacement on time as required.
    Livpure i-taste comes with a unique Anti-oxidant and Mineralizer Cartridge. Its 8 stage water purifier that provides hot, warm and ambient water dispensing to facilitate preferred drinking water temperature. Along with i-taste, Livpure also launched a water dispenser called Knight, a water purifier cum dispenser with RO+UV+UF and Taste Enhancer.

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  • Kent RO launches car air purifier with HEPA filter for Rs 7,999

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    Kent Magic car purifier also comes with carbon filters that help neutralise unpleasant odors
    Kent RO Systems has announced the launch of in-car air purifiers, the Kent Magic Car Air Purifier. The in-car purifier will be priced at Rs 7,999. According to the company Kent Magic is capable of removing allergens, viruses, dust, odors, chemicals and other pollutants from the car. The purifier features a HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Arrestor) dust collecting technology, with an inbuilt ionizer to keep the air fresh.
    In addition to the HEPA filter, Kent Magic car purifiers come equipped with carbon filters that help neutralise unpleasant odors. Kent claims that the filter will eliminate 99 per cent of fine particles (PM 2.5) and toxic gases from your car.
    Commenting on the launch this innovative product Dr. Mahesh Gupta, Cha…

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  • Now an air purifier for your car from Philips

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    Philips GoPure Compact 110 in-car air purifier costs Rs 7,999 and is capable of cleaning the air inside a car of up to 7 seats.
    Reports claim that air pollutants present inside your car is three times more compared to the conditions on road. Keeping this in mind, Philips today introduced its in-car air purifier called GoPure Compact 110. Priced at Rs 7,999, this portable palm sized air purifier can be placed anywhere inside your car. It comes with an easy plug-and-play setup and operates automatically after ignition.
    “Very few people are aware of the presence of air pollutants inside cars even when windows are shut. It is actually thrice of what is present on highways. Our offering aims to clean the air inside your car. Philips GoPure Compact can clean the air inside your car within just 15 minutes,” said Rajiv Khosla , managing dire…

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  • Blueair unveils Pro XL air purifier at Rs 1,50,000

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    Blueair Pro XL comes with HEPASilentTM technology, which can purify the air without making any noise.
    Blueair has announced the launch of Blueair Pro XL air purifier at Rs 1,50,000. The Blueair Pro is an addition to company’s Pro series – Pro L and Pro M- priced at Rs 1,10,000 and Rs 80,000 respectively. The models are designed for different room sizes.
    Blueair’s flagship Pro XL can purify a room as large as 1180 square feet of impurities such as PM2.5 dust particles, chemicals and viruses every 12 minutes. The company says that the device cleared smoke at 800 cubic feet per minute (cfm), dust at 950 cfm and pollen at 900 cfm during testing.
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    “As outdoor air pollution hits outrageously high levels in cities across the world, research confirms Blueair’s contribution to…

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  • Sharp unveils FP-F40E-W air purifier for Rs 24,990

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    The air purifier weighs close to 4.7kg and uses dust sensors for monitoring air quality. It can work in an area of 200-300 sq. feet.
    Sharp has unveiled its FP-F40E-W air purifier with high density plasmacluster ion generator, active carbon filter and True HEPA technology for Rs 24,990. It comes with a combination of active and passive purification systems along with padded pre-filter.
    The air purifier weighs close to 4.7kg and uses dust sensors for monitoring air quality. It can work in an area of 200-300 sq. feet. It features 5 modes including haze, auto, low,medium and high for different area conditions, For example, the haze mode is designed for urban areas where tiny dust particles get trapped in lower atmosphere.
    FP-F40E-W operates on a 60-minute cycle to collect particles, up to 0.3 microns to purify the air. It also comes…

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