Beat The Pollution This Winter With These Top 7 Affordable Air Purifiers
The pollution is keenly felt in winter when the pollutants sit close to the ground because of cold conditions
Winter is here! And with it the pollution, which sits close to the ground. The worsening conditions in Delhi are making it difficult to breathe, not only outdoors, but even in homes and offices. Air purifiers are becoming the norm rather than an exception.
Winter is the time when most people suffer from a surge in allergies, asthma or several other breathing problems. Air purifiers help fight these allergies and problems by cleaning the air around us of harmful pollutants.
Air Purifiers: Our Saviours?
While you cannot control the atmosphere outside, you can at least have clean breathable air inside your own home. Virtually unknown till a few years ago, air purifiers now have a steady market in India, thanks to the pollution.
Here we list out some of the top affordable air purifiers available in India.
Mi Air Purifier 2
The Mi Air Purifier 2 has the capacity to clean up the air in a 400 square feet area in just 10 minutes. The purifier has a triple layer filter which helps to remove harmful PM2.5 pollutants from the air. The purifier also has real-time AQI monitoring which one can control directly from the Mi Home app.
Philips 1000 Series Air Purifier
The Philips 1000 Series Air Purifier comes equipped with VitaShield IPS (Intelligent Purification System) Technology. The device has an in-built Auto Mode and Allergen Mode which helps to remove allergens and pollens from air. It comes with CADR (clean air delivery rate) to clean air up to 270 m3/hour. It claims to remove 99.97% of the air with extra thick NanoProtect TRUE HEPA filter.
Panasonic Air Purifier (F-PBJ30ADD)
The Panasonic Air Purifier comes with a CADR (clean air delivery rate) of 168 m3/hour over an area of 215 sq.ft. If is equipped with special Nano-technology which releases OH radicals in the form of water molecules and effectively removes bacteria and odors from air. The purifier has a dirt sensor which detects PM 2.5 level and clears air air efficiently.
Samsung Air Purifier
The Samsung Air Purifier comes with intensive triple air purification feature which helps capture house dust and clears up to 99.9% of the ultrafine particles from the air. It uses activated charcoal to remove odor causing gases. It helps to remove contaminants, bacteria, viruses and airborne allergens from the air indoors.
HoneyWell AirTouch I8
The HoneyWell AirTouch 18 comes with a 3-layer filter process. It comes with HiSiv filter, HEPA filter and a pre-filter which can be washed and cleaned. The purifier helps to clean large dust particles, bacteria, formaldehydes and other volatile organic compounds. It claims to offer PM2.5 removal efficiency of more than 90% with touch panel for operations.
Havells AP22 Air Purifier
The AP22 Air Purifier from Havells has with a CADR (clean air delivery rate) of 200m3/h. It can efficiently remove PM 2.5 up to 0.02 microns and has a removal efficiency of up to 99.9%. The purifier also comes with a health plus lock with child lock option and and a filter replacement alert.
Sharp Air Purifier Fu-A80E
The Sharp Air Purifier comes equipped with a True HEPA Filter. It claims that the purifier can clean the air up PM2.5 which is close to ZERO mcg/m3. It comes with special Plasmacluster Ion Technology that can effectively remove the odors, allergens and infections. It has a CADR (clean air delivery rate) of 480m3/h with dust sensors for monitoring the quality of air with a Auto Restart Function.