Is a price tag of 45,000 rupees for an air purifier justified?
Air purifiers have unfortunately become a thing. Being from Delhi, I have tested or used my fair share of air purifiers over the past few years, since the smog situation in the National Capital Region became a cause for concern. Now, air purifiers are necessary if you live in Delhi because the pollution level especially during winters is dangerous to even reach, let alone live. As the situation has not improved over the past few years, the people of Delhi have made air purifiers a key device to have in their home or office. While this is not a happy situation, it forces users to make an informed decision on which air purifier to buy based on their needs and budget.
Today, Dyson air purifiers are highly sought after products, given the fascinating design and functionality they offer. While being much more expensive than an average air purifier user can afford, Dyson air purifiers justify the cost in their own way – whether it’s original features, premium design. , futuristic technology or just basic powerful capabilities. Now, considering the market and the competitive brand that Dyson has proven to be over the past few years, the company updates its air purifiers every year, and for this year, the company launched the air purifier. Dyson TP07 air supplied with cooling technology. I am using Dyson TP07 purifier with cooling technology and I will tell you if this product is worth your Rs 45 900:
First of all, the design. In my opinion, this is by far the best air purifier on the market. All Dyson air purifiers, in fact. The TP07 has a tower-shaped air purifier that is approximately 3.5 feet in height. There is the oval shaped hollow tower which contains the fans or “Air Blades” as Dyson calls them. The tower that contains the air blades has a matte finish, while the base has an aluminum finish to give it a more premium look. There is a small circular screen on the base which shows you all the necessary information like AQI rating, fan speed etc.
It is this oval shaped hollow fan that is the most interesting design element on the Dyson TP07 air purifier. The fans of the air purifier can provide you with air flow in several directions. They are placed inside the bezel of the matte finished oval and can project air in several directions. The bezels on this oval tower project air forward and if the user wants air to circulate, the Dyson TP07 also projects air from the middle of the bezel or tower. The Dyson TP07 features “Air Multiplier” technology that blows clean air in multiple directions with force to disperse the polluted air, which is then drawn into the purifier base. Fairly neat. Another neat design element is that the a small remote control sticks to the top of the tower, in order to prevent users from losing it.The air purifier is also lightweight and can be carried easily when traveling and its areas contact with the ground also help the air purifier to stay in place, to prevent users from knocking over the large air purifier from time to time.
FEATURES AND PERFORMANCE
When it comes to performance and features, the Dyson TP07 does a lot of things your standard air purifier can’t. The feature most highlighted here is the ability to cool the room in which it has been placed. The purifier does this by projecting cool air from its fans. Dyson says it uses smart heat control technology to aid in cooling – this essentially determines whether fans or air blades should project cool air or not.
To clean the polluted air in your rooms, the Dyson TP07 uses a technique called Air Projection Loop which multiplies the airflow to generate the circulating power to send even distant pollution back to the sealed filters to purify the entire room. While the TP07 captures these distant pollutants, the HEPA 13 filter filters all dust particles and particulates, further absorbing gases and odors to generate clean air which is sent through the air knives. The Dyson TP07 uses a HEPA H13 grade filter compared to the H12 grade air filters we see on most air purifiers. The sheer size of these air filters (he uses two – later) is also much larger than any other air filter on a standard air purifier Rs 10,000 – Rs 15,000.
The Dyson TP07 is supposed to capture both PM2.5 and PM10 pollutants from this air and filter them into clean, cold air which is sent through the oval shaped tower that contains the fans. The HEPA H13 grade filter is believed to remove 99.95% of allergens and air pollutants as small as 0.1 microns. Dyson TP07 also removes volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which are gases emitted by certain solids or liquids.
In my use the Dyson TP07 air purifier gave pretty solid results. I have used it in my bedroom and in my living room for a while. Both times the air purifier performed well in terms of cleaning the air and reduced the AQI in both settings quite quickly. In the bedroom, I tried to fill the room with smoke to see how quickly it was cleaning the air and to my surprise it didn’t take more than 15 minutes to get rid of all the smoke. The cooling function also works quite well. While there’s no setting to adjust how cold you want the air to be, the smart heat control feature does a decent job of determining how cold the air should be. Sometimes I found myself lowering the fan speed because I used it during the winter without the ability to adjust the air temperature. Works better than most air purifiers.
The AQI indicator also does a good job of indicating how polluted the air you live in is. There is a graph that goes from green (pure) to red (polluted) in order to show you the level at a glance. If you want the reading to be more accurate, it also displays the AQI in numbers.
The Dyson TP07 comes with two large semi-circular air filters that go inside the cylindrical base of the air purifier. Air filters attach to either side of the base, front and back, as the purifier sucks in polluted air from all sides. Filters are said to last up to two years. I have been using the Dyson TP07 for over a month during the height of pollution in Delhi, and the filter health is still at 97%. Dyson says the filter was designed using a dense layer of carbon crystals and treated with oxygen to make it more porous. This increases the surface area of the charcoal, further helping to trap household gases, odors and fumes – much like a sponge absorbs water.
The Dyson TP07 spins to purify the air around you. You can of course turn that off and adjust the rotation angles to – 45 degrees, 90 degrees, 180 degrees, and 350 degrees. Dyson uses something called “Ball Technology” which helps with precise rotations. It also helps the air purifier to stop spinning in the exact same spot (facing forward) when you close the spin function.
There is also the Dyson Link app that users can use to get the most out of their Dyson TP07 air purifier. The app gives you all the controls you need – from ignition, spin adjustment, AQI rating, fan speed – basically anything you can do. The app also allows users to turn their air purifier on and off when they are not around, and also tells you the health of air filters, among other vital items around the device. The app is well designed and is easy to use with no issues or bugs.
Overall, the Dyson TP07 Air Purifier is a product that has been given a lot of thought to make it the best option for users. However, with the amount of technology and finesse required to manufacture it, Dyson has no choice but to keep the price at Rs 45,900. Now that doesn’t mean this air purifier isn’t worth the money. money – it most definitely is, if it falls under your budget. Yes, you might want to include this if you are building your dream home in Delhi, but if not, usability is not something every user demands. For bedrooms, that seemed a bit of a stretch and it does everything a standard and much cheaper air purifier does, just more completely and faster, with some quirky features and a premium design that make the Dyson TP07 a completely different product in itself. All in all, this is an easy product to recommend to someone on an unlimited budget, but if you think you would have to stretch about 4 times to get this experience, I would recommend the opposite as a purifier of Basic air suffices for pollution in Delhi.
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