Xiaomi launches anti-pollution mask ‘Cloth Pear Fresh Air Mask’ to battle smog and air pollution!
- 09.11.2016, 18:25,
- Society » Health » Health. Main
Air pollution is going from bad to worse and for China and India, looks like that is the biggest challenge we are facing today. Some brands are simply cashing in on the new problem and are launching gadgets and devices that help keep the air clean and breathe better. While people mainly step out now wearing masks, normal masks are of no use as while they keep some heavier particles out, they are no match for the finer gases that penetrate the cloth and enter the respirational tract nevertheless. Thus, many companies are launching medicated masks or masks with pure liquefied air attached in can forms. Why, one brand was even offering Indians pure air for as much as Rs 12 per breath! Xiaomi is the latest to launch their very own anti-pollution mask.
Xiaomi recently launched their Air Purifier in India and the purifier is already making headlines. And now, Xiaomi has announced an all new product, their Cloth Pear Fresh Air Mask. The Xiaomi Cloth Pear Fresh Air Mask is up for sale only in China and is not a product but for now, a concept which Xiaomi plans to build through crowdfunding. Xiaomi has their very own crowdfunding site, just like kickstarter and it is on this site that the Xiaomi Cloth Pear Fresh Air Mask has debuted. The Xiaomi Cloth Pear Fresh Air Mask comes with a host of features and specifications and although it does look a tad bit uncomfortable, it does protect to keep you safe and healthy even in the worst of Delhi and China pollution. It’s a light-weight and portable mask which is made from cloth. Xiaomi las listed all the features and specifications of the mask along with the look on their crowdfunding page and looks like the Xiaomi Cloth Pear Fresh Air Mask has everything covered. This amazing Smog Free Project tower that sucks up air-pollution and converts it to diamonds might be the answer to Delhi Pollution!
In terms of looks, Xiaomi Cloth Pear Fresh Air Mask comes in just one shade- that is the Dark Grey shade. There is a fan situated on the left of the Xiaomi Cloth Pear Fresh Air Mask which will keep the air circulating and fresh. This fan acts as the air filter and is what helps you breathe pure air and provides filtration. The polyester cloth mask fits snugly and covers almost all of your nose and extends till the jawline. Xiaomi Cloth Pear Fresh Air Mask is made of high-fibre textile and weighs nearly 50.5 grams, making it extremely lightweight and portable. It can easily be carried around in the pocket or in the purse/bag and as it is made of cloth, it can be folded too. Additionally, the air filter can be removed, making it easy to keep and even clean the mask. As the mask is made of cloth, it can be washed and cleaned regularly. Xiaomi Cloth Pear Fresh Air Mask is made of a three dimensional design. After Jet Black, Apple to launch relaunch iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in Jet White colour?
The materials the mask is made of boast of achieving almost 99 percent PM 2.5 filtration. As the filter is detachable, the filter can be separately maintained too. The fan comes with 3 different speed settings to make your breathing experience easier and also depending on the activity you do, it can work faster or slower. It comes with a power on/off button. The fan is ultra-thin to ensure it does not look too bulky on the face and to also keep it’s weight low. Additionally, the Xiaomi Cloth Pear Fresh Air Mask fan comes with a knob type filter cartridge and also keeps track of individual air volume memory. The air purifier is battery operated and is fitted with high-density polymer lithium-ion battery. The battery can be charged using the standard USB cable but the charge time is pretty high from 4-8 hours. But the battery is long lasting though the features do not define now long is the staying power. iRelief, an app just like Uber to help you call Ambulance, Blood Banks and Health Care instantly!
While it is clear that Xiaomi Cloth Pear Fresh Air Mask is a China-specific device for now, the device might soon come to India considering the country is battling some serious air pollution and Delhi is the most polluted city in the world. Xiaomi Cloth Pear Fresh Air Mask is priced at 99 CNY which is rougly Rs 900 in India. As it is a crowdfunding project, there might some time before Xiaomi decides to launch their experimental product in India but we definitely see a growing market for one here!