After having introduced instant sell out products in all most all categories like Smartphones, Powerbanks, Wearables etc, in India, Xiaomi has now entered the smart home appliances segment by launching Mi Air Purifier 2. The air purifier connects to smartphones and allows remote control access to the device as well as offer the ability to check the air quality of a room in real-time.
The Mi Air Purifier will be available from 12pm IST September 26 via Mi.com, and from 12am IST on October 2 via Flipkart and is priced at Rs. 9,999.
This is a very interesting launch as the usage of Air Purifier is yet to become mainstream in India however, people are beginning to be more aware of the environmental health hazards. Air Quality index of not only metro cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai etc but tier 2 cities have also deteriorated off late. The World Health Organization reported
The World Health Organization reported 10 Indian cities among the world’s top 20 most polluted cities. With the festive season in sight, the situation will get grim in a few days time.
Mi Air Purifier 2 connects to the cloud via Wi-Fi, enabled by the Mi Home app (Android and iOS), which acts as the central hub for a range of smart home products from Mi Ecosystem and other third-party companies. The “Mi Ecosystem” sub-brand covers a range of products manufactured by Xiaomi’s ecosystem partners.
The Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2 features a triple layer filter which has to be replaced every 6 months depending on the air quality in your area. The replacement filter will cost Rs. 2,499.
The Mi Air Purifier 2 is controlled via the Mi Home app, which is available for both Android and iOS. Apart from remote access to the Wi-Fi connected air purifier, the app lets family members also share control. It offers air cleaning at a rate of 388 cubic meters per hour and makes a very little noise when operating.