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Best Air Purifiers You Can Buy Under Rs 10,000

Air Pollution has indeed become a matter of concern for the last few years. Following the same, it’s now quite easy to catch breathing problems, especially if you are living in metropolitan and urban areas with high traffic.

For starters, air contains a lot of contaminants besides general smoke and dust. This includes dangerous gases and other particulate matter which apart from affecting the outdoor environment, also hampers the air quality indoors. Therefore, it has become a necessity to install a good air purifier at home. And since you’re looking forward to buying one, here’s our list for best air purifiers under Rs 10,000.

Best Air Purifiers Under Rs 10,000

Before we start with the list, let’s have a look at specific terms that you should be aware of while buying a new air purifier.

  • Pre-Filter- It is the most basic filter which helps to separate out the larger PM10 particles from the air, including dust and ash.
  • HEPA Filter – HEPA Filter removes all other large particles from the air, including particulate matter sized PM2.5 and other smaller particles.
  • Carbon Filter– Carbon filter is an activated filter used to trap gases like Sulfur, oxides of Nitrogen, Carbon Monoxide while removing odor from the air.
  • CADR or (Clean Air Delivery Rate)– As the name suggests, CADR is the speed at which the purified air comes out of the filter. It is measured in cubic meters and defines how efficient is the filter for a particular room size. Large rooms need higher CADR ratings to filter more air per minute.

1] Kent ALPS Air Purifier

Best Air Purifiers Under Rs. 10,000

Besides water purifiers, Kent also sells a wide range of air purifiers in India. Being one of them, the Kent ALPS Air Purifier uses a three-stage filtration mechanism, that involves HEPA filter for trapping dust, harmful pollutants from the air and Air Ionizer for improving the air quality and refreshing air in the room.

Additionally, it gets a specially treated activated carbon filter that absorbs foul odor in the room. This 55W air purifier can clean the air at 400 cubic meters per hour speed, suitable for living rooms or bedrooms with 463 square feet area.

There’s also a built-in sensor for measuring air quality, displayed through the LED in three colors. Plus, you get to choose between three different speed levels and an 8-hour timer for better feasibility.

  • Filtering Tech: HEPA Filter, Air Ionizer
  • CADR: 400 cubic metre/ hour
  • Area Covered: up to 463 square feet
  • Filter Replacement Cost: Rs 2,000
  • Power Consumption: 55-Watt
  • Air Quality Indicator: Yes
  • Weight: 8Kg
  • Noise: 54dBA
  • Price: Rs 9,999

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2] Mi Air Purifier 3

For those unaware, Xiaomi sells a lot of products alongside smartphones, and this also involves pollution masks and air purifiers. Lately, the company unveiled its next-gen smart Mi Air Purifier 3 in India with HEPA Class 13 Filter and an improved clean air delivery rate.

Notably, the device incorporates a 360-degree triple-layer filtration system that comprises a primary filter, a HEPA class 13 filter, and an activated carbon filter. It offers a CADR of 380 cubic meters per hour and can be connected to the Mi Home app through WiFi while being accessible on Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.

Compared to the last-gen Mi Purifier 2S (review), this one touts 22 percent higher coverage area and CADR, followed by an upgraded filter. While it retains the OLED touch display with air quality indicators, we now have a full square opening on top with centrifugal fans. Plus, it is quieter by 2dBs while operating at the highest speed.

  • Filtering Tech: PET primary filter, True HEPA Filter, Activated Carbon Filter (you can choose other filters on Xiaomi’s website)
  • CADR: 380 cubic metre/ hour
  • Area Covered: up to 484 square feet
  • Filter Replacement Cost: Rs 2,199
  • Power Consumption: 38-Watt
  • Air Quality Indicator: Yes
  • Weight: 4.8Kg
  • Noise: 32dBA
  • Price: Rs 9,999

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3] Philips Series 1000 Air Purifier AC 1217/20

Philips Series 1000-Best Air Purifiers Under Rs. 10,000

The Phillips Series 1000 AC 1217/20 is yet another air purifier worth giving a look at, thanks to the slew of features it brings in. Compared to most other budget purifiers, it comes with an enhanced four-stage filtration process. This involves a pre-filter, activated carbon filter, and a double-layered H13 Grade Hepa filter with NanoProtect technology.

The purifier can easily manage an area of up to 677 square feet, making it quite good for large rooms. Amongst other features, there’s VitaShield that aids the removal of 99.9% bacteria, viruses, and ultra-small particles (0.3 microns). Then there’s a Night sensing mode that prepares your bedroom air for sleep and continuously monitors your bedroom air quality, delivering clean air while you sleep.

The machine is touted to purify a standard room in just 12 minutes with a CADR of 270 m3/hour. It gets a touch UI with a display, child lock, and real-time indication for air quality and time for the filter change.

  • Filtering Tech: Pre-filter, Activated Carbon Filter, Double-layered H13 Grade HEPA, Anti-Bacterial
  • CADR: 260 cubic metre/ hour
  • Area Covered: up to 677 square feet
  • Filter Replacement Cost: Rs 2,395
  • Power Consumption: 53-Watt
  • Air Quality Indicator: Yes
  • Weight: 8.5Kg
  • Noise: 33dBA
  • Price: Rs 8,999

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4] Mi Air Purifier 2C

Mi Air Purifier 3- Best Air Purifiers Under Rs. 10,000

Mi Air Purifier 2C is a toned-down version of the Mi Air Purifier 2S that lacks smart features but retails for a much lower price tag. In fact, it’s the cheapest one on the list at Rs 6,499. The Mi Air Purifier 2C uses dual filtration technology, backed by a true HEPA filter that is said to filter 99.97 percent of indoor pollution.

The purifier boasts of 360-degree air suction and has a CADR rating of 350 cubic meters per hour that can clear a room as big as 452 square feet well under 10 minutes. However, there are no smart features or OLED display. Instead, it relies on LED indicators to display real-time air quality. All-inclusive, it’s one of the best value for money air purifiers you can buy under Rs 10,000.

  • Filtering Tech: Dual Filtration Technology, True HEPA Filter
  • CADR: 350 cubic metre/ hour
  • Area Covered: up to 452 square feet
  • Filter Replacement Cost: Rs 2,100
  • Power Consumption: 33W
  • Air Quality Indicator: Yes
  • Weight: 4.1Kg
  • Noise: 63dB
  • Price: Rs 6,499

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5] Samsung AX3000 Portable Air Purifier

Samsung AX3000

From the house of a renowned electronics brand, the Samsung AX3000 is indeed one of the best-looking air purifiers under Rs 10,000. It boasts of a really premium build with smooth rounded corners and wavy fabric patterns that add a modern look to your home.

There’s a three-step filtration system that captures the dust effectively and also removes up to 99.9% of ultrafine particles. Additionally, it removes odor-causing gases like ammonia and ensures you inhale fresh and odor-free air, thanks to the activated charcoal.

Furthermore, Samsung has included an S-Plasma ionizer that helps remove up to 99.7% of the contaminants, bacteria, and viruses while separating allergens, like pollen. The machine is suitable for a medium-sized room with a CADR of 327 CMH. And it generates only about 20 dBA of sound, making it the quietest of all in the list.

Above all, it is easy to maintain with washable pre-filter and easily replaceable 2-in-1 PM2.5 and deodorization filters. For even more practicality, it gets timely reminders for cleaning.

  • Filtering Tech: Deodorization Filter, HEPA, Ionizer, Pre-Filter, Activated Carbon
  • CADR: 327 cubic metre/ hour
  • Area Covered: up to 420 square feet
  • Filter Replacement Cost: Rs 3,000
  • Power Consumption: 50W
  • Air Quality Indicator: Yes
  • Weight: 6.5Kg
  • Noise: 20dB
  • Price: Rs 8,499

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6] Honeywell HAC25M1201W Portable Room Air Purifier

Honeywell HAC25M1201W is certainly best suited for small rooms and offices, thanks to its compact size, coupled with long life expectancy. The purifier gets air vents at the sides and the bottom to allow sufficient intake of air while emitting clean air from the top at a 15 to 20-degree angle, ensuring adequate airflow to all corners of the room.

The machine boasts CADR of 250 cubics/meter that can clean the air in a room of size 30 sq.m. in about 10 minutes. As for the filtration process, it uses a three-stage procedure, including HEPA and Activated Carbon filter, that helps in expulsion of PM 2.5 pollutants. If claims are to be believed, the filter will last for around nine months, even if you operate it for eight hours daily. However, filter replacement costs are on a tad expensive side.

  • Filtering Tech: HEPA, Activated Carbon
  • CADR: 250 cubic metre/ hour
  • Area Covered: up to 322 square feet
  • Filter Replacement Cost: Rs 3,595
  • Power Consumption: 53-Watt
  • Air Quality Indicator: Yes
  • Weight: 6.5Kg
  • Noise: 46dBA
  • Price: Rs 7,999

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Best Air Purifiers Under Rs 10,000 In India

So this was our list for best air purifiers under Rs 10,000 in India. By the way, what’s your favorite amongst the ones mentioned above? Do you have anything else to add? Let us know in the comments below. Also, feel free to reach us in case of any doubts or queries.

Also, read List of best masks to use in Delhi air pollution.


Ritik Singh

Ritik is the Managing Editor at GadgetsToUse. He manages the website and oversees the content to ensure it's as informative as possible. He also heads the sub-sites in the network. Putting work aside, he has a great interest in personal finance and is also a keen motorcycle enthusiast.