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Xiaomi Mi Air Mask with replaceable carbon filters launched in China

Posted on November 8, 2016  in New Gadget

Xiaomi claims that the filters in the mask are able to provide up to 99 per cent efficiency in PM 2.5 filtration
Xiaomi Mi Air Mask, has been launched in China which comes with a built-in, replaceable carbon filter. The Mi Air Mask from Xiaomi is a crowdfunded project and is available for sale in China at 89 Yuan (approx Rs 870). Xiaomi has become active in the air purification market in India recently, with the company launching the Mi Air Purifier 2 in September.

According to GizmoChina, Xiaomi’s Mi air mask is a new 52-chip fresh air mask, and is actually a set of masks that have been placed together in a compact form, making for an overall of weight of 50.5gms – making it extremely light and portable.
The mask comes with a ‘double detachable design’ that features an ultra thin fan (with 3-level speed), charging support, air volume memo…

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Delhi air pollution: Top points to note when picking the right air purifier

Posted on November 6, 2016  in New Gadget

Delhi air pollution: The city has been reeling under severe smog since Diwali. (Image source: PTI)
You know you’re living in Delhi if your eyes burn, your throat is sore and your chest feels heavy. It’s been four days since Diwali night, however the cover of toxic air doesn’t seem to be lifting. The blame lies partly with the excessive fireworks display on Diwali night and partly with the farmers in Punjab who refuse to pay any heed to the environment and continue burning the crop stubble left behind after harvest.
WATCH VIDEO: Death By Breath: Short Documentary On Indian Express’ Special Series On Delhi’s Pollution

There’s also the failed attempt by the Delhi government in vacuuming the dust off our streets which continues to be a major source of fine particulate matter available freely in the air. Combine expert medical advice t…

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Delhi air pollution: Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2, Philips 3000 series and other top air purifiers to buy

Posted on November 6, 2016  in New Gadget

Delhi air pollution continues: Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2 and more, the top options to consider. ( Image Source: PTI)
Delhi’s air remains polluted nearly 4 days after Diwali with PM2.5 levels crossing 900 per cubic metre, while PM 10 levels were also in the near 900 mark in various parts of the city. In most cities such pollution levels would be enough to call for a complete shut down, but of course in Delhi life goes on. The only solution appears to be investing in an air purifier, which of course is temporary relief.
WATCH VIDEO: Death By Breath: Short Documentary On Indian Express’ Special Series On Delhi’s Pollution

In our own case, we’ve seen two air eurifiers (a Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2 and a Phillips AC4025 40 Watt Air Purifier) struggling to cope with Delhi’s smog inside a bedroom. At best, the PM2.5 level falls to 250 after the peak o…

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