Xiaomi has launched the company’s first Mi Ecosystem product – Mi Air Purifier 2 in India at a price tag of Rs. 9,999. It is available on Mi.com starting from September 26th at 12:00 P.M and later on it will be available on Flipkart starting from October 2nd. The Replacement Filter costs Rs. 2,499 and at the launch event it is said that, it has about 6-month lifespan. Originally, the Mi Air Purifier 2 was launched in China back in November last year and it is smaller when compared to its predecessor.
Commenting on the launch, Hugo Barra, Vice President, Xiaomi, said:
“Air pollution is becoming an alarming public health concern in India. It is heartening to see more conversation around the situation, but there is still a big gap when it comes to consumer awareness. We believe that we are able to play a role in increasing awareness about air pollution by including AQI data into our MIUI Weather app, and by introducing Mi Air Purifier 2 to India. At this game-changing price, Mi Air Purifier 2 is set to disrupt the air purifier category in India, enabling us to bring these technological innovations to everyone.”
The Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2 features a triple layer filer and it is fitted in a cylindrical shape for 360-degree filtering. It features PET pre-filter, an EPA filter and an activated carbon filter. It promises to remove 99.99% of PM2.5 particles and produced about 10,000 litres of Clean Air Delivery Rate of 330 cubic meters per hour in standard mode & 338 cubic metres per hour in active mode. It has new air pressurisation system that includes axial fan, burshiess CD motor and a Francis Fan design and conical duct.
The Mi Air Purifier 2 controlled via the Home app and users can share the control with other users too. The app is available for Android & iOS. The air purifier has three modes of operation – auto, night (sleep), and manual. The Mi Home app also provides real time air quality monitoring for the home, and includes statistics like humidity and temperature, apart from regulating fan speed. The app also provides reminders to change the filter. It has Smart learning that learns daily patterns and remembers your preferred settings. The company also says that is is 11 percent quieter with lowest noise level at 30dB and 58 percent more power efficient compared to its predecessor.
The Mi Air Purifier 2 measures 520x240x240mm and weighs 4.8kg including the filter.