Xiaomi made its foray into the home appliance business in India with its Mi Air Purifier 2. At the launch event, Xiaomi CEO Hugo Barra concentrated on how pollution is a major risk factor in India, and how devices like the Mi Air Purifier 2 could help tackle this. The first Mi Air Purifier was launched in China back in 2014 but it never made it to India. The Mi Air Purifier comes to India after ten months of its official launch in China. Priced at Rs 9,999, the Mi Air Purifier 2 will go on its first sale today at 12PM. The sale will take place on Xiaomi s official website mi.com. Also Read - Redmi Watch vs Amazfit Bip U: At Rs 3,999, which of these watches would you pick?Also Read - Redmi Note 10S vs Moto G40 Fusion: Comparison of specifications and prices
For those who want to purchase the Mi Air Purifier 2, they will have to register on mi.com. Customers need to check their eligibility for cash on delivery (COD) and availability of the product in their area. Xiaomi will hold the next sale for the Mi Air Purifier 2 on October 2 at 12AM, so people who missed out on today s sale can purchase it during the next sale. The Mi Air Purifier 2 weighs 4.8kgs with the 360-degree cylindrical filter inside. The cylindrical filter is equipped to quickly remove PM2.5 dust particles which derive from unclean air conditioners, indoor plant pollen, pet hair and germs and filter out unpleasant odors as well. According to Xiaomi, the Mi Air Purifier 2 can circulate purified air in just about ten minutes in a 21 square meter room.
Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2 specifications
The Mi Air Purifier 2 comes with a single motor along with dual mixed booster fans and a three layer filter (PET Pre-filter, EPA filter and activated carbon filter). Each filter is said to last up to six months depending upon the usage, and the replacement filter will cost Rs 2,499 which is available on mi.com. Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2, as the company says, offers Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR) of 310m3/h. the company also claims that the Mi Air Purifier 2 is 11 percent quieter with lowest noise level at 30db in comparison to its predecessor. It is also said to be 58 percent more power efficient than its predecessor.
Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2 stands out among the other air purifiers as it comes with Smart functionality, hence the tagline, The smart way to breath. The Mi Air Purifier 2 comes with built-in Wi-Fi which connects with your home network. It works with the Mi Home app which is available on both Android and iOS devices. Using it, one can remotely turn the air purifier on and off, and even control it remotely. There s more that one can do straight from the app such as monitor and control the home air quality, temperature sensor, humidity sensor and control the fan speed as well. The app also alerts when the filters need to be changed. You can also use your mobile internet to control the air purifier remotely, provided that the device is connected to an internet connection. ALSO READ: Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2 Review: Let s clear the air