Xiaomi has launched Air Purifier 2 in India at a price tag of Rs.9,999. It’s the company’s first smart home product that has been launched in India. The company also launched Mi Band 2 along with the purifier.
You can buy Mi Air Purifier 2 in its first sale on September 26 at 12pm via Mi.com. It will also be available on Flipkart from October 2. It has already been launched in China and now the company entered home appliance market in India with its Air Purifier.
Talking about the features, Mi Air Purifier 2 comes with triple layer filter which needs to be changed every 6 months. The replacement filter will cost you Rs.2,499. The three filters includes PET (polyethylene terephthalate) primary filter, activated carbon filter, and an HEPA (High-efficiency Particulate Arrestance) filter. These filters can filter out PM2.5, formaldehyde and other harmful substances. PM 2.5 are the most dangerous air pollutants and are very smaller than the human hair.
The company claims that the triple-layer filter removes 91 percent of harmful chemical substances, absorbs 100 percent other large particles like hair and dust, and also removes 99.3 percent of PM0.3 and PM2.5 particles.
The PET filter provides 360 degree filtration of dust, hair and other large particles. HEPA filter is used to filter out micron-sized particles while activated carbon filter absorbs all kinds of odors and harmful substances.
Air Purifier 2 is designed to provide 360 degree filtration and it takes only 12 minutes to purify your home. It features dual fan system with 4 independent air ducts. The fans takes the air in and expels it upwards towards the ceiling through 4 air ducts, circulating 360 degree in all the directions.
It features three modes- High Speed Mode, Night Mode, and Auto mode. You can use your smartphone to control the purifier. You can switch the purifier on/off and switch between different modes using your device. You have to download the Mi Home App which is available on both Android and iOS app store.
The app also shows the air quality and recommends when to open/close windows. The app also reminds you when to change the filter. You can also regulate the fan speed using your smartphone. You can take total control over the purifier using the app.