Intex to launch air purifier in India soon

Intex to launch air purifier in India soon
The air purifier market in the country seems to be getting hotter. Just last week, Xiaomi made its entry in the market with the launch of its Mi Air Purifier 2 and now Indian smartphone brand Intex too seems all set to enter the segment. A tweet from the company’s official account earlier toady hints at the upcoming launch.

“Can you feel the change? What do you think is the reason for this change? Share your views with us. #BreatheFresh #ComingSoon,” goes the tweet.

Noida-based Intex’s home appliance portfolio includes refrigerators, LED Tvs and washing machines. Other products in the company’s portfolio are mobiles, smartwatches, tablets, powerbanks, speakers and IT accessories.

Coming to air purifiers segment, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi launched country’s cheapest air purifier recently. Piced at Rs 9,999, the Mi Air Purifier 2 is is also the company’s first home appliance in India.

The second-generation Mi Air Purifier 2 can be controlled via an app and has a built in Wi-Fi which connects to the home Wi-Fi network. The app ‘Mi Home’ helps monitor the air quality inside/outside a user’s house in real-time. Enabled with three settings ‘auto’, ‘night’ and ‘manual’, it can be managed remotely via the app. The app also includes features like automatic notification for changing the filter and custom settings for the functioning of the air purifier.

Air Purifier 2 has a three-layered filter which promises to remove 99.99% of PM 2.5 particles and produces about 10,000 litres with clean air delivery rate of 330m3/h in standard mode and 338m3/h in active mode. The air purifier is equipped with a new air pressurisation system that includes axial fan, brushless DC motor, Francis fan design and conical duct. The device sucks in from all 360-degrees around the filter and is blown out using fans, said to be designed similar to an aircraft turbine.
The filter, priced at Rs 2,499, needs to be ideally replaced every six months.
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