Xiaomi launches car air freshener with fragrance extracted from plants

It uses safe botanical extract and a portion of solid aroma sticks.

  • Published: September 2, 2018 11:09 AM IST


Xiaomi’s crowdfunding platform Youpin has launched a new product, but this time it is not for your home instead it is meant for your car. The platform has listed ‘car air vent aromatherapy’ for RMB 59 (approximately Rs 600). The product is essentially an air freshener for your car’s AC vent with fragrance extracted from plants.

The company notes ‘car air vent aromatherapy’ uses a safe botanical extract and a portion of solid aroma sticks. The additives include in fragrance are non-alcoholic, natural, safe and healthy. This product lets you control the concentration of the fragrance, as first reported by GizmoChina.

The Youpin platform by Xiaomi was formerly known as Mijia. All the products under the Youpin platform are part of the Xiaomi’s ecosystem and these get manufactured by third-party companies. The ‘car air vent aromatherapy’ has also been manufactured by one of Xiaomi’s ecological chain company known as Shanghai Shuo Mi Technology Co., Ltd.

Recently, Xiaomi had launched Viomi Smart Gas Water Heater 1A in China under the Youpin crowdfunding platform. The product was available through the Youpin crowdfunding platform at a price of RMB 899 (approximately Rs 9,000). It has been listed to start shipping from September 27.

The smart part about Viomi Smart Gas Water Heater 1A is that the water flow is detected by a sensor that ignites the gas burner. The gas valve according to company can automatically adjust to the rate of water flow. Moreover, there are built-in energy-saving features as well. The water heater has a 13-litre flow rate capacity and can supply 13-litre hot water per minute.

  • Published Date: September 2, 2018 11:09 AM IST