Xiaomi Unveils Air Purifier in India

RanuP on Wednesday September 21, 2016 at 11:48:12 AM

Xiaomi Unveils Air Purifier in India

Chinese company Xiaomi has launched its Mi Air Purifier 2 and Mi Band 2 in India.

(CCM) — At an event on Wednesday, Chinese tech giant Xiaomi launched its Mi Air Purifier 2 along with its latest wearable Mi Band 2 in the Indian market. The purifier is more compact than the version that precedes it and has a Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR) of 330 m³ per hour. According to the company, it has a noise level of 31dB and can remove 99.7% of small particles PM 2.5 per hour. (PM 2.5 are the small, dangerous particles that pollute the air and cause breathing problems.) It also has an activated carbon filter. Users can even sync it with their mobile devices using the purifier’s WiFi capabilities. Priced at 9,999 rupees (roughly $152), the purifier will go on sale beginning Sept. 26 on the company’s official website. Replacement filters for the home appliance will cost 2,499 rupees (roughly $38) and, ideally, should be changed every six months. Xiaomi already has a wide range of home products in the Chinese market, including Mi TV, laptops, water purifiers, air purifiers, cycles, etc., but the Mi Air Purifier 2 is the very first product of its type by the company in India.

Xiaomi’s Vice President Hugo Barra, also took the opportunity to launch the Mi Band 2. The wearable device is priced at 1,999 rupees (roughly $30), and it will go on sale in two phases on Xiaomi’s official site as well as on Amazon's Indian site between Sept. 27 and Sept. 30. The wearable has an OLED display and tracks user sleep patterns and steps

Image: © Xiaomi.


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