These are the best air purifiers to come out of CES 2022
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CES 2022 has come and gone, and we’re still sorting through the show’s piles of announcements. Air purifiers remain a popular category for those who want to keep their homes healthy and clean.
Although we think more about air quality in a pandemic, remember that air purifiers cannot protect against COVID-19.
LG PuriCare AeroTower
The PuriCare AeroTower is the latest air purifier to come out from LG. A motorized base allows this device to rotate 360 degrees and purify in a range of modes. A multi-stage HEPA filter provides all the protection you need, and a connected mobile app keeps you informed when it needs to be changed. Sleek, low-profile styling gives the AeroTower the ability to fit into a wide range of rooms.
Razer unveiled the next generation of its portable air purifier, the Zephyr Pro, at CES 2022. It retains the original’s fun LED lighting, plus rugged protection mixed with modern styling. Voice amplification is new to the mix. You can simply turn up the volume and clarity so your voice doesn’t get muffled. You can also have fun and put a voice changer. The Zephyr Pro will be available this year for $200.
Korean company Coway showcased a line of air purifiers at CES, among other home health products like mattresses and bidets. The Airmega 150 has a sliding filtration system, so you don’t need to remove the covers. The Airmega Mighty is an ionizing air cleaner that has been making the rounds on Amazon for the past year, but you should avoid these as they produce ozone. Airmega Hue&Healing packs in a humidifier. Most of them use multiple layers of filter, including a pre-filter, activated carbon, and a HEPA filter. The Airmega 250, which has advanced automated features and can automatically adjust fan speed based on room air quality, is expected to hit Amazon this year.
Aura Air Purifier
The Aura air purifier was released last February and took advantage of CES to launch HomeKit support. Aura’s wall system is primarily aimed at commercial environments, and for those cases, Aura Air has launched an enterprise-focused web-based management platform to manage a group of devices at a time. Those who want to use it at home can now use the Siri and Apple Home apps to manage the air purifier. It is.
VeSync brought an assortment of home products from multiple brands to CES. The Levoit Core 600S air purifier packs three layers of filters and Amazon Alexa connectivity for hands-free adjustments. The 600S is claimed to be powerful enough to purify a room over 3,000 square feet in as little as an hour. It is. New to the company’s lineup is the wall-mounted EverestAir, featuring an oscillating vent. The unit provides real-time Air Quality Index readings while utilizing a three-stage filtration system similar to that of the 600S. Expect the EverestAir to be available this spring.
Ible Airvida E1
Ible is doing something interesting with its latest headphones. The company bundles an air purifier with the collar of a helmet. If your favorite songs aren’t enough to soothe you, maybe the peace of mind of cleaner air will. The headphones work for more than eight hours with simultaneous purification. With purification alone, they can last over 30 hours. Keep in mind that the Airvida E1s use ionization, which can produce an unhealthy amount of ozone.
The Japanese manufacturer Kaltech presented a whole family of photocatalytic air purifiers at CES. These use UV rays projected against a titanium oxide catalyst to break down airborne pollutants. Supposedly this can be done without producing ozone like traditional ionizing air filters. Kaltech’s MyAir is a personal air purifier that hangs around your neck and is already on the market. DriveAir clips onto a car’s sun visor. They even have one that can hide in a bulb holder. Expect these air purifiers and more from Kaltech at Home Depot and Amazon early this year.
That’s about all the air purifiers we saw at CES 2022. Hopefully, we’ll see some of them show up in our roundup of the best air purifiers available.