The Mi Air Purifier 3 is one of the most affordable ways to improve the air quality in your home. The Mi Air Purifier 3 features a 360-degree intake design that pulls air in through a true HEPA filter, only to expel it out the top. This design helps prevent the classic “air-bubble” effect. This means that the air being expelled from the air purifier isn't limited to a small bubble around the air purifier only, making it ideal for most rooms the size of up to 400 square feet.
|Power Consumption||:||38 W|
|Coverage Area||:||484 sq ft|
|Noise Level||:||64 DB|
|Air Flow Level||:||380 CMH|
|Dimensions||:||24 x 52 x 24 cm|
|Filter Type||:||HEPA, Pre-Filter, Activated Carbon|
The Dyson Pure Hot + Cool is a good air purifier that performed well in our extended tests. It was able to lower harmful PM2.5 and PM10 particulates under the permissible limit. Packed with features like heated air projection, IoT connectivity, oscillation, scheduling, auto mode and more, it makes for a convenient device. While its price might seem too steep, it makes sense for those consumers who want to spend the amount to get the air purifier that not only looks good but also works well.
|Coverage Area||:||600 sq ft|
|Air Flow Level||:||1044 CMH|
|Dimensions||:||21 x 77 x 25 cm|
|Filter Type||:||HEPA, Activated Carbon|
The Blue Star BS-AP490LAN 915 CMH 88 offers a special UV-based microbe sterilize technology. This is said to permanently eliminate 99.7% of microbes in living spaces. It also comes with SenseAir technology that can automatically detect, monitor, and indicate the presence of airborne pollutants inside the room. The purifier can then use this information to automatically change the performance to purify the room
|Power Consumption||:||88 W|
|Coverage Area||:||800 sq ft|
|Noise Level||:||29 DB|
|Air Flow Level||:||915 CMH|
|Dimensions||:||37 x 65 x 19.5 cm|
The Honeywell Air Touch i8 makes it to our list of best air purifiers to buy, purely on basis of its no fuss, simplistic approach. It does not have any IoT functionality, no app sync, none if it. However, what it has is a robust filtration system with three filtration stages (pre-filter, HEPA and HiSiv). HiSiV filter is said to adsorb gaseous pollutants at much higher efficiency as compared to a standard activated carbon filter. From a product design point of view, the overall body is quite compact, ergonomic and it carries a premium finish. All of this at a very competitive price point makes this one a very good pick in the affordable segment.
|Power Consumption||:||42 W|
|Coverage Area||:||36 Sq. m|
|Noise Level||:||18 dB|
|Dimensions||:||38.2 x 48.6 x 20.7 cm|
This Samsung air purifier is recommended for environments that need silence. The AX40 is a good fit for a medium sized room, it offers 3-Step purification process (HEPA Filter+ Dust filter + activated carbon filter). You can check the air purity with just a glance, thanks to the 4-color indicator. Yes, there are no bright LEDs and numbers to decode, which makes it suitable for someone looking for a robust filtration process minus any of the extras.
|Power Consumption||:||34 W|
|Coverage Area||:||420 sq ft|
|Noise Level||:||45 DB|
|Air Flow Level||:||327 CMH|
|Dimensions||:||41 X 57 X 26 cm|
|Filter Type||:||Deodorization Filter, HEPA, Ionizer, Pre-Filter, Activated Carbon|
With a coverage area of 680 square feet, the Sharp FP-J80 takes the performance of the Sharp FP-J60 up a few notches. Armed with a Plasmacluter ion generator combined with an activated charcoal filter and a H14 grade HEPA filter, the Sharp FP-J80 is ideally suited for homes that have people with respiratory problems. With special modes like Haze and Pollen, this air purifier is specially designed to offer an additional layer of protection to users who are allergic and might be sensitive towards a wider gamut of particles and pollutants.
|Power Consumption||:||1.3 W|
|Coverage Area||:||680 sq ft|
|Noise Level||:||49 DB|
|Air Flow Level||:||480 CMH|
|Dimensions||:||41 x 72 x 29 cm|
Sitting on the portable side of air purifiers, the Series 1000 is equipped with a lot of essential features. The air purifier can remove PM2.5 pollutants using the combination of its Vitashield IPS and NanoProtect Pro (HEPA) filter. Apart from particulate matter, it also removes harmful gases such as formaldehyde and a few total volatile organic compounds (TVOC). There’s a real-time air quality check onboard and in the auto-mode, the fans will speed up whenever there’s a drop in the air quality. The air purifier claims to even remove bacteria and viruses.
|Power Consumption||:||50 W|
|Coverage Area||:||677 sq ft|
|Noise Level||:||33 DB|
|Dimensions||:||32.5 x 21.1 x 54.1 cm|
Categorized as a mini or personal Air Purifier, this Dyson Pure Cool desk air purifier offers all the signature Dyson features and style, neatly packaged in a compact body. Which makes it very easy to carry from one room to another. Being a desk-based Air Purifier (to be placed on a desk and not on the ground, this Air Purifier can be used as a personal device, that not only purifies air but also has a focussed air flow design, allowing you to direct air and control the flow in a particular direction. So, you can place it on a work desk, bedside desk or even the kitchen platform! The wireless remote and a unique design also makes this one an eye-catcher wherever you place it.
|Power Consumption||:||40 W|
|Coverage Area||:||600 sq ft|
|Noise Level||:||64.4 dB|
|Air Flow Level||:||1574 CMH|
|Dimensions||:||35.2 x 69.1 x 22.3 cm|
|Filter Type||:||HEPA, Activated Carbon|
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|Xiaomi Mi 3 (Mi AC-M6-SC) Air Purifier||Amazon||₹ 9,998|
|DYSON PURE HOT+COOL Air purifier||Flipkart||₹ 39,900|
|Blue Star BS-AP490LAN Air Purifier||Amazon||₹ 10,730|
|Honeywell Air Touch I8 Air purifier||Amazon||₹ 14,598|
|Samsung AX40T3020UW Air purifier||Amazon||₹ 9,970|
|Sharp FP-J80M-H Air purifier||Flipkart||₹ 29,800|
|PHILIPS AC1215/20 Air Purifier||Flipkart||₹ 8,799|
|Dyson Pure Cool Desk Air Purifier||Flipkart||₹ 32,800|
HEPA (High-Efficiency Particulate Air) filters use a very fine mesh to block harmful dust, pollen, and other air-polluting particles. The mesh is made of thin fibers of glass and activated carbon-based materials (activated HEPA filter). These filters are more effective in comparison to regular air filters, made of paper or cloth.
There is no proven research that states that any kind of Air filter is 100% effective against COVID-19. Air purifiers are made to trap dust and other pollutants and not protect against COVID-19.
There is no clear and proven answer on the effectiveness of UV air purifiers. Reports suggest that the duration of exposure for bacteria and viruses when passing through the UV light source is not long enough for it to completely deactivate the bacteria or virus.