- Air purifiers come with particle filters to make sure dust and pollution are filtered from the room
- You can easily replace the filters after regular intervals without having to call a technician
- Some of these purifiers have smart connectivity features that let you control them through your smartphone
It is that time of the year when the weather cools down and the air around us worsens, with heavy smoke and smog in the air. This pollution is harmful when inhaled and people need an effective way to reduce its impact. This is where air purifiers come in. You can get a host of air purifiers these days, from brands like Xiaomi, Blue Star, Havells and more. Here are some of the best products available in the market for under Rs 10,000, making them affordable enough for the common man. So, let’s take a look at the best air purifiers you can buy this season.
Best air purifiers you can buy this season
1. Blue Star BS-AP300DAI 444CMH
This air purifier from Blue Star comes with SensAir and Microbe DeActiv+ technology. It has an LED display that lets you see real-time PM 2.5 reading in the room. It features digital timer with settings of 1,2,4 and 8 hours for auto switch off mode. The purifier comes equipped with HEPA and active carbon filters. It supports four stage purification that works for a coverage area of 300 Sq ft. It consumes 43W of power and has options like turbo and timer mode, along with a filter change indicator. The Blue Star air purifier costs Rs 7,889 in the market.
2. Mi Air Purifier 2C
The Mi Air Purifier 2C from Xiaomi is among the affordable and reliable models in this category; however, it does not come with smart features. It comes with HEPA filter for effective filtration of particle sizes up to 0.3 microns. It offers 360-degree air intake for filtration and is equipped to cover area of around 452 Sq.ft. It features one-button control and has auto mode. You can change the filter on the purifier yourself by simply detaching it from the top. It also has real-time air quality indicator that keeps you updated about the freshness inside the room. The purifier comes white in colour and has a mesh design which carries the vents and takes around 10 minutes to freshen the room. The Mi Air Purifier 2C is available for Rs 6,499 in India.
3. Sharp Air Purifier
The Sharp air purifier has three-step passive filtration system to remove most of the particles circulating in the air. It has key features like dust sensor, sleep mode, low power consumption, low noise level and haze mode, among others. This machine can purify the air four time in an hour in a 200 sq ft room. The design of the purifier includes high-grade ABS materials for added safety while using it. With the weather changing for worse during this of the year, this purifier can give you the protection all round the clock. Sharp Air purifier gets a price tag of 9,990 in India.
4. Honeywell Air Touch I5
Honeywell Air Touch gets a 3D air-flow design that makes sure of sufficient air circulation. It features a three-stage advanced filtration system to remove pollutants and dust particles using the HEPA filter. This air purifier from Honeywell is suitable for living room and bedroom. It has a numeric display that shows you real-time PM2.5 level indicator. The purifier not only removes particles but also toxic gases and odour from the room. The Honeywell Air Touch I5 is priced at Rs 8,880 in India.
5. Havells Freshia AP-20
Freshia from Havells is another interesting choice that is available in the market. It supports Smart Air technology that works through a 4-layer purification system. It can filter up to 0.3 micron of particles thanks to the built-in true HEPA filter technology. It has features like sleep mode, odour sensor, 3-level fan speed and more. This machine is suitable for bedrooms and consumes 40W of power. It also gives you filter replacement reminder, making sure you do not overuse the filter beyond its functional capability. Havells Freshia is priced at Rs 7,999 in the country.