LG PuriCare AS60GDWT0 Air Purifier Review

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In Brief: LG PuriCare Air Purifier Review

The LG PuriCare Air Purifier has a HEPA filter with filtration up to 0.2 microns and 58m² coverage area with 360° Purification, making it ideal for cleaning the air volume of large rooms like office spaces. It has unique features like a 6-stage filtration system, 360° Purification and PM 1.0 Smart Sensor & Display.

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LG Electronics, established in 1958, manufactures many several home appliances.

They aim to spread the management philosophies of “creating value for customers” and “respect-based management”, to create more responsible and open management.

The LG PuriCare brings forth advanced innovation to tackle indoor air pollution. It is equipped with a HEPA filter that cleans pollutants up to 0.2 microns.

It has a PM 1.0 sensor that ensures that the minutest particles are detected and cleaned efficiently.

Key Specifications of LG PuriCare Air Purifier

The air purifier is ideal for large rooms, like office spaces covering an area of 58m² with 360° Purification. It has a Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR) of 430 m³/hr.

It has a PM Rating of PM1.0 and sensors for PM specifications of PM 1.0, 2.0 and 10.0.

This air purifier has six different coloured Display Lighting based on different pollution levels. It comes with Innovative Clean Booster Technology with a smart circulator that throws air up to 7.5 meters.

It uses a 6-step Filtration that ensures thorough cleaning of the indoor air from dust particles, mould, bacteria, virus, pet dander, gases like NH3, VOC’s, SO2 & NO2 & other harmful gases as well.

Check out the purifier and its various components in action in these https://www.lg.com/in/air-purifiers/lg-AS60GDWT0.

The key specifications of this LG air purifier are summarized below.

Specifications 
Purification TechnologyHEPA
FiltersTotal Harmful Gas Care Filter, Total Allergen Collection Care Filter, Ultra-fine Filter
Main filter TypeHEPA
Coverage Area (m²)58m²
CADR430 m³/hr
Power Consumption (W)40 W
Power Supply (V)AC 220–240 V 50Hz
Dimensions (W X D X H) mm 360×360×597 mm
Warranty (years)1 Year on Product and 10 Years on Inverter Motor
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Unique Features

The LG PuriCare is perfectly round, with a unique design making its space look beautiful. It has five main features, three of which are:

360 ° Purification

The LG PuriCare provides 360 ° purification that absorbs pollutants from all directions. It has patented Axial-Centrifugal Fan and Guide vane with Chevron Nozzle that makes 20% more powerful purification than regular products.

Powerful Clean Booster

The air purifier contains a unique combination of fan and air purifier capable of delivering clean air as far as 7.5 meters. It distributes clean air with the rotation of the clean booster throughout the entire room.

PM 1.0 Smart Sensor & Display

The product can provide a real-time reading of the indoor smell and particulate levels with it’s smart PM 1.0 and Gas sensor that automatically sets the airflow and operation cycle. It has a smart display with a lighting system that displays different colours based on the pollution level.

 

What All Impurities LG PuriCare Air Purifier Removes

It LG PuriCare removes physical impurities like:

  • Allergens
  • Super ultra-fine dust
  • Yellow dust
  • Cigarette smoke particles
  • Dander

It removes chemical impurities like:

  • Ammonia
  • VOC’s,
  • Sulphur Dioxide
  • Nitrogen dioxide
  • Other harmful gases

It can also remove biological impurities like mould, bacteria and viruses.

Can LG PuriCare Air Purifier Remove Virus?

No, the HEPA filter used in LG PuriCare can remove particles as small as 0.2 microns. Viruses are usually around 0.1 microns, and so can pass through the filters of the air purifier.

However, LG claims that their product can remove viruses, but does not provide specifics regarding it.

LG PuriCare Filters System: How it Purifies Air

The product contains three types of filters and has a filtration system consisting of 6 stages:

  1. Ultra-fine Filter: This filter pertains to the first stage of filtration, and is attached to the exterior of the Total Allergen Collection Care Filter. It removes large particles floating in the air, including pet hair.
  2. Total Allergen Collection Care Filter: In the second stage, this filter removes super ultra-fine dust, yellow dust and cigarette smoke particles from the air. Allergens are then removed in the third stage of filtration.
  3. Total Harmful Gas Care Filter: In the fourth stage, this filter removes living odour, including ammonia. In the fifth stage, the New House Syndrome gasses are removed. Lastly, the components of smog-like sulphur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide are removed. This filter removed harmful gaseous smells that generated in everyday life like bathroom smells, the smell of cigarette smoke and food smell.

It has an air ionizer that generates negative ions and removes harmful bacteria found in the air, built in the lower part of the air purifier.

It makes air healthier to breathe: this is hugely beneficial for people suffering from allergies, asthma, and other respiratory-related ailments.

 

Filter Change, Repairs & Warranty

The air purifier comes with a one-year warranty on the product and 10-year warranty on the Inverter Motor, valid from the date of purchase.

The filters need to be changed with some frequency. Read ahead for more information:

Filter Change Requirements

The Ultra-fine Filter needs replacement every two weeks, and the whole filter needs to be replaced yearly. The PM 1.0 (super ultra-fine dust) sensor requires replacement every two months.

Filters can be purchased from LG service centres or via the Consumables shop on the LG website (www.lg.com).

Filter replacement alerts appear based on maximum usage time, depending on operating hours of the product. The replacement frequency varies depending on usage hours and environment.

Repairs and Warranty

Requests for cleaning or replacement of the filter can be made to the service centre. A certain fee for the services will be charged.

The air purifier comes with a one-year warranty on product and 10-year warranty on the Inverter Motor, valid from the date of purchase.

The warranty does not apply to replaceable filters and defects caused by improper use of the product.

For any information regarding LG air purifiers, you can contact them via call at 1800-315-9999 or 1800-180-9999. A contact page is also available at https://www.lg.com/in/support/help-library.

Price of LG PuriCare Air Purifier and Its Filters

The LG PuriCare is priced higher than other air purifiers of a similar coverage area but provides many more features in terms of functionality and features.

It contains patented parts like an Axial-Centrifugal Fan and Guide vane with Chevron Nozzle, which isn’t available in its competitors’ products.

 

Who Should Buy LG PuriCare Air Purifier

The LG PuriCare is suitable for individuals looking to use it in large rooms like office spaces, or living rooms. It is also useful for those suffering from allergies, asthma and other such illnesses.

Why we like it

Although on a higher price range, the product offers several features that one wouldn’t find easily. The company also provides the manual online, containing several details of the product, allowing customers to make an informed decision.

The LG PuriCare, with its technology, comfort and style, is definitely worth the buy!

 

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