Update: November 4, 2020 – LG has announced that the PuriCare Wearable Air Purifier has started rolling out globally starting from key regions including Asia and the Middle East, among others from this month.
In Hong Kong it costs HK$ 1,180 (US$ 152 / Rs. 11,375 approx.), the H13 HEAP Total Care Filter (2 pieces in 1 box) and the Inner Cover (30 pieces in 1 box) are priced at HK$ 98 (US$ 12.6 / Rs. 945 approx.) each.
- Size: 156 x 110 x 63 mm
- Weight: 126g
- Filter: H13 HEPA Filter (2 EA)
- Battery: Rechargeable 820mAh
- Recharge Time: 2 hours
- Usage Time: 4 hours (min.) – 8 hours (max.)
- Fan: Dual Inverter Motor
- Fan Speed: 3 Steps
- Sensor: Respiratory Sensor
- Connectivity: USB- C
- Color: White
Earlier: With the ongoing pandemic, it was only a matter of time before technology adapted around the various aspects of our lives. Now, it seems technology has caught with face masks as LG has announced that their PuriCare Wearable Air Purifier will soon be available in Q4 2020 in select markets.
It uses two H13 HEPA filters that are user replaceable, thereby ensuring that it is environmentally responsible. To aid the user’s breathing, the mask utilizes Dual Fans and a patented Respiratory Sensor to automatically sense the cycle and volume of the user’s breathing and adjust the speed of its fans accordingly.
The mask comes with a charging case that contains UV-LED lights that will kill harmful germs when it is stored. The case can even send a notification to the LG ThinQ mobile app when the filters need to be replaced for peak performance. Regarding battery life, the 820mAh battery in the mask offers up to eight hours of operation in low mode and up to two hours on high.
Commenting on the launch, Dan Song, president of LG Electronics Home Appliance & Air Solution Company said:
The PuriCare Wearable Air Purifier is an exciting addition to our growing lineup of products designed to deliver meaningful health and hygiene benefits. At a time when consumers are seeking ways to make life safer and more convenient, it’s important that we’re able to offer solutions that add measurable value