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Need of the Hour: An Informative Analysis of the Best Air Purifiers in India to Help You Breathe Easy

By the Editorial Team

People living in cities all across India are suffering from the negative effects of air pollution.  News18 recently shared that India is home to 10 percent of the world’s total number of asthma patients. The BBC also highlighted the shocking case of a six year old student in Delhi, who suffered from a bronchitis attack. His parents had thought that he was just throwing a tantrum to avoid going to school. The menace of air pollution has entered our homes, where the quality of air if often worse than that in the outdoors.

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Air pollution in India is ruining the health of our children (In picture: Delhi)

The night times are the worst as people are not able to sleep peacefully and they don’t know what is going on. It is very dangerous for an individual to have respiratory problems at night, because of the time lag and the difficulty in identifying and treating them. Children and elderly people are especially vulnerable to these risks. Increase in the incidence of asthma and sinus cases in children further highlight the importance of an un-interrupted eight hours of pure air supply during sleep.

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Our children deserve to have an uninterrupted eight hours of pure air supply during their night-time sleep

Air purifiers help improve the quality of air inside our homes and offices to a great extent. But buying the best air purifier, which is suited to your unique needs is a very daunting task. The purchasers of today have different buying criteria, which is dependent on their personal preferences. For some, having a remote controlled air purifier is very important. For others, it is important to know how big an area does the purifier effectively cover and protect. And for some, it is important that the air purifier should have the best possible technology and provide the best possible purification experience. A good looking purifier which can fit in with the décor of your home is an added bonus.

So, keeping these various parameters in mind, we undertook hours of research on the internet to compile some valuable information for all the air purifier seekers out there. We chose the very best air purifiers in India available in the market, analysed their benefits and cons, and categorized them into Low, Medium and High Budget air purifiers. This carefully curated information is presented below.

Best Low Budget Choices

Airspa with Device Tms 16 Hepa Air Purifier With Unique 6 Stage Filtration + Remote Control

Benefits

  • The blower is powerful and promotes good air circulation
  • 7 stage filtration system including the following highlights: activated carbon filter, HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Arrestant) filter (Traps Pollutants of Size 0.3 Micron at 99.97% Efficiency Rate) etc. among others
  • The build of the purifier is sturdy
  • It is Ozone free
  • A timer can be set and the purifier can be put to sleep as well
  • Fan speed can be changed

Concerns 

  • One customer mentioned that they would prefer if the air quality is shown in numbers rather than through red, yellow and green coloured indicator

Philips 3000 Series AC3256/20 60-Watt AeraSense Air Purifier (White)

Benefits

  • Being a trusted brand, this Philips model air purifier is currently the number one best-selling product on Amazon in the ‘Air Purifier Parts and Accessories’ category
  • NanoProtectS3 filters, which includes two layers of HEPA filters
  • Has a sensor touch panel with a big numerical display
  • Turbo mode feature is there for speedy purification
  • It provides purification coverage to an area of 800 square feet
  • If used properly, the air filter will last for 2-3 years
  • Many people reported their allergic reactions being eliminated or reduced after using this purifier

Concerns

  • The outer covering and the HEPA filter should be cleaned once every month
  • Some customers found the size to be a bit bulky

Best Medium Budget Choices

LEVOIT LV-PUR131 Air Purifier with True HEPA Filter, Odor Allergies Eliminator, Air Cleaner for Large Room, Dust, Smoke, Mold, Pets, Smokers, Home, Auto Air Quality Monitor, 322 sq. ft, US-120V

Benefits

  • With over 1000 reviews on Amazon and an average rating of 4.3 stars, this is one of the most popular and reputable air purifiers in the market
  • Customers are very happy with the quality of the filter, and some have experimented with the filter, to check how well it works, and indeed it works well
  • 3 stage filtration system is present, which includes a true HEPA filter
  • It filters particles as small as 0.3 microns and larger and filters air pollution of PM (Particulate Matter) 2.5 (which is produced as a result of burning fuel or wood or other industrial mechanisms)
  • You will be informed when to change the filter, through the ‘Change Filter’ indicator light
  • The seller provides very good customer service

Concerns

  • One concern for customers may be that the purifier takes a minimum of one week to get delivered 

Dyson Pure Cool Air Purifier (Advanced Technology), Wi-fi & Bluetooth Enabled, Tower TP04 (Iron/Blue) 

Benefits

  • The installation and usage of the device is extremely easy and simple
  • The after sales service of the company is very good
  • There is a phone app, which you can sync to the device and monitor its functioning. The app also gives you information about indoor and outdoor Air Quality Index (AQI) and its history. You can track trends in pollution for a week’s time.
  • Stylish and elegant looks and design
  • Customers are satisfied with the performance of the air purifier

 Best High Budget Choices 

LG PuriCare AS60GDWT0 WiFi Enabled Air Purifier (White)

Benefits

  • The HEPA filter provides high intensity cleaning of .02 micron pollutants
  • This unique device has PM 1.0 sensor, and that makes sure that even the smallest of particles are purified
  • 6 step filtration, which also removes gases that create smog
  • The 360-degree design ensures that the purifier covers all areas of the room in its functioning
  • LG is a very reputable Korean brand, renowned for the quality of its products and the technological innovations therein
  • Easy to operate and set it up 

Concerns 

  • The purifier is a bit difficult to move from one room to another as it has no handles

Blueair Classic 605 Air Purifier, True HEPA Performance by HEPASilent Filtration for Allergen, Dust, Mold Reduction, Asthma and COPD Relief, Large Room, Smart Home ALEXA compatible – Quiet Operation

Benefits

  • HEPASilent technology ensures high accuracy (99.97 percent) removal of air borne pollutants
  • The device is large in size but is not heavy, so you can easily move it around the house
  • Purifies a large room very easily
  • An ozone free device, you won’t have to feel guilty while using it
  • Well-designed, high quality product manufactured in Sweden
  • Blueair has a good Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR) as given by the AHAM
  • Wifi enabled, Alexa/Echo compatible, syncs with the Blueair Friend free app

Concerns

  • It’s the top end among air purifiers so the high price may be a concern for customers

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