These days, we worry about the exposure to COVID-19, air-borne viruses and pollutants lingering in the environment that we live in. Clean air is a basic essential for human health and living in an environment with polluted air or bad air quality can worsen your health and cause many health issues. The quality of air that we breathe in can also be affected due to changes in climate and the weather. What we need is an efficient air purifier that can help to purify the air that circulates around our home, refreshing the stale air, and eliminating harmful particles, bacteria and pollutants from lingering around.

Best Air Purifiers in Singapore

There are so many different air purifiers in the market that offer different technologies. Find out what are the 8 recommended high-quality air purifiers to get for your home!

1. Daikin Streamer Air Purifier

Equipped with Daikin patented Streamer Technology, it neutralizes over 99.8% of Coronavirus, 99.9% of Hand, Foot, Mouth disease and removes airborne contaminants. Say goodbye to allergies and asthma triggers as it effectively removes pollen, dust mites, and pet dander. With a 10-year electrostatic HEPA filter lifespan, no more frequent replacements = cost-effective. The sleek tower design ensures powerful suction from 3-directions, maximizing air purification. In the face of growing concerns about haze in Singapore, protect your loved ones by creating a cleaner and purer indoor air environment with Daikin Streamer Air Purifier.

Daikin Streamer Air PurifierImage credit: Daikin

5 Key Features:

  • Streamer Technology decomposes harmful substances with strong decomposing power such as viruses (SARS-CoV-2, Coronaviruses, Coxsackievirus (HFMD), Influenza virus), bacteria, allergen (pollen and molds), hazardous chemical substances (VOCs and Formaldehyde) and odours
  • 10 years Electrostatic HEPA filter lifespan span which is longer lasting than other air purifier filters and eliminates 99.97% of fine particles of 0.3 microns (respiratory viruses, bacteria, and allergens)
  • Humidification function protects the skin, throat and nostril from dryness and protect against viruses by maintaining appropriate humidity of the room – reduce bacteria in humidifying water by streamer (applicable to MCK55 model only)
  • Quiet sound operation as the fan is positioned below the filters
  • Child lock function to prevent misoperation by small children

Type of Filter:

  • Pre-filter – catches large dust particles
  • Electrostatic HEPA filter (dust collection) – catches fine particles of dust and decomposes harmful air-borne substances
  • Deodorising filter – absorbs odour

Warranty: 1 year

Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR): 180m³/hr – 330m³/hr

Room Coverage: 23m² – 41m²

Energy Consumption: 8W – 11W

Price: $408 – $708

Get yours via Proshops, e-Proshop, Shopee or Lazada.

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2. vvave Nimbus™ Bladeless Purifier Fan

The vvave Nimbus™ Bladeless Purifier Fan is a multifunctional device combining a fan, air purifier, and ambient light. It features a True HEPA 13 filter that captures 99.97% of airborne pollutants, a Quantum™ BLDC motor for energy efficiency, and smart controls accessible via remote, digital screen, or app. The fan offers nine airflow speeds and four modes, along with a dynamic display monitoring air quality. Its bladeless design ensures safety for pets and children. This device provides tailored airflow options and real-time air quality monitoring, making it ideal for creating a healthier home environment.

vvave Nimbus Bladeless Purifier FanImage credit: vvave

5 Key Features:

  • 3-in-1 Functionality: Acts as a fan, air purifier, and ambient light.
  • True HEPA 13 Filter: Captures 99.97% of airborne pollutants down to 0.1 microns.
  • Energy-Efficient Quantum™ BLDC Motor: Consumes less electricity and has a longer lifespan.
  • Smart Controls: Customizable settings via a remote, digital screen, or Smart app.
  • Dynamic Display: Monitors air quality in real-time.

Warranty: 1 year (device), 3 years (motor)

Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR): 108.9 m³/hr

Room Coverage: ~40m²

Energy Consumption: 35W

Price: $800 (Currently going for $399). Enjoy an additional $20 off with promo code ‘TNAP‘ for the first 50 customers only!

Get yours via vvave.sg.

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3. IMUNSEN VOVO M-001W Air Purifier

IMUNSEN VOVO M-001W air purifier is a product of South Korea and has won Germany’s ​iF Design Award in 2021. It comes with a 4-Stage filtration that removes 99.7% of ultra-fine dust. When it is functioning in cyclone mode, the dual-motor fans quickly and efficiently purify the air. It is also the first air purifier in the world to use Cypress wood filters, which smell refreshing and provides a natural antibacterial/antifungal effect. Cypress phytoncide is also known to enhance concentration and memorization and support stress reduction. You can explore IMUNSEN VOVO M-002W if you are looking at having a compact purifier for a smaller room (16.5m²).

IMUNSEN VOVO Air PurifierImage credit: vovo.sg

5 Key Features:

  • Reduces VOCS and kitchen odor through deodorisation filter
  • Displays current air quality through PM2.5 LED indicator
  • Zero-Ozone Emissions
  • Decreases 99.9% of pneumococcal, beneficial for atopic dermatitis and allergies
  • Reduces and prevents sick house syndrome and removes 34.38% of formaldehyde

Type of Filter: H-13 True HEPA filter (also comes with Deodorization Carbon Filter & Cypress Wood Filter)

Warranty: 1 year

Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR): Not specified

Room Coverage: ~80m²

Energy Consumption: 72W (24W for the smaller unit)

Price: $749 ($349 for the smaller unit)

Get yours via vovo.sg.

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4. Apure Apex Air Purifier

Apure Apex air purifier is one of the few sleek, powerful and yet affordable medical-grade air purifiers in the world. Apex is engineered with advanced 3-in-1 air filtration technology for optimal performance. The activated charcoal filter removes 99.97% of airborne particles from PM2.5 to as microscopic as 0.3 microns in size. The 3-in-1 air filtration technology definitely helps to keep airborne diseases, pollutants, bacteria and tiny pathogens at bay!

Apure Apex Air PurifierImage credit: apure.sg

5 Key Features:

  • Advanced 3-in-1 air filtration technology
  • Negative Ion Activation
  • Zero-Ozone Emissions
  • Medical-grade H13 HEPA filter is made up of much denser fibers that is able to trap even tinier particles at a higher rate
  • Silent & efficient

Type of Filter: Medical-Grade H13 HEPA filter

Warranty: 1 year

Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR): 400 m³/hr

Room Coverage: 90 m²

Energy Consumption: Not specified

Price: $299.00 (Free 1 set of H13 HEPA Filter)

Get yours via apure.sg.

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5. TruSens Z-3000 Air Purifier

Experience the difference with TruSens Z-3000 Air Purifier, a winner of the 2019 Red Dot Award and approved by ECARF(European Centre for Allergy Research Foundation) for allergy relief!

TruSens Z-3000 Air PurifierImage credit: trusens.com

Equipped with a proprietary 4-layer DuPont™ filter – comprising of a washable pre-filter, carbon filter, True HEPA filter and ultraviolet (UV-C) light, the Z-3000 captures 99.97% of particulate matter down to 0.3 microns and eliminates germs and bacteria. The air purifier comes with a SensorPod to measure air quality remotely and adjust the fan speed accordingly. Additionally, an Air Quality Indicator (AQI) provides real-time updates about air quality. TruSens combines aesthetics with functionality through its contemporary design, sleek touch-buttons controls and an integrated handle.

6 Key Features:

  • 360 HEPA Filtration with proprietary DuPont™ Filter, captures pollutants and VOC gases/odours from all directions.
  • The SensorPod measures air quality remotely, optimising clean air delivery and automatically adjusts fan speeds in response.
  • Air Quality Indicator monitors air quality in real time. A color-coded illuminated ring and numerical value indicates good, moderate, or poor air quality.
  • Ultraviolet (UV-C) Light sterilization inactivates germs and bacteria trapped in the filter, preventing re-circulation of live germs.
  • PureDirect technology uses two airflow streams to distribute air more comfortably, delivering purified air 24% more effectively.
  • Speciality filters available for those who required customised air purification for Allergy & Flu, Pet or Odour.

Type of Filter: Washable Pre-filter, Carbon Filter, True HEPA Filter, UV sterilization

Warranty: 2 years

Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR): 354m³/hr (pollen), 338m³/hr (dust) and 325m³/hr (smoke)

Room Coverage: 70m²

Energy Consumption: 68W

Price: $661.60 (with GST)

TruSens air purifiers are available at Shopee, Lazada and many major retailers.

➡️ Related Read: TruSens™ Air Purifier

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6. Smart Air Purifier, 90m²

Smart air purifier, 90m² comes with a multi-layered purification system for cleaner and better quality air, certified to remove up to 99.97% of 0.3㎛ sized dust and harmful bacteria. One of the few purifiers that offer a fast Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR) as it comes with 3-way airflow to purify a wider area and quickly distribute clean air in all directions. A smart gadget that allows you to control it remotely with your smartphone.

Smart Air PurifierImage credit: samsung.com

5 Key Features:

  • Multi-Layered Purification System (captures up to 99.97% of ultrafine impurities and bacteria)
  • Numeric Air Quality Display & 4-Colour Indicator to check the air quality in your home
  • Control it remotely with your smartphone
  • Wi-Fi® Control with SmartThings App
  • Child lock mode to prevent your child from meddling with it

Type of Filter: Multi-Layered Purification System (comes with washable first layer filter, HEPA Filtration and Activated Carbon Deodorisation Filter)

Warranty: 1 year

Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR): 701m³/hr

Room Coverage: 90m²

Energy Consumption: 90W

Price: $899.00

Get yours via samsung.com or Shopee.

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7. Sterra Breeze™ Air Purifier

Sterra Breeze™ Air Purifier is known as one of the best hospital-grade air purifiers as it uses the same quality of filter grade that hospitals use, to decontaminate the rooms! Its 3-in-1 HEPA filtration (Pre-filter, activated charcoal, H13 true HEPA filter) eliminates deadly viruses, smoke, and air contaminants like viruses and bacteria, to protect you and your family.

Sterra breeze air purifierImage credit: sterra.sg

5 Key Features:

  • Filters 99.97% of airborne particles & contaminants including viruses and bacteria
  • Blocks allergens such as pollen, animal dander & dust mites
  • Silent & efficient
  • Child lock mode to prevent your child from meddling with it
  • Cost saving – low electricity consumption & reasonable cost

Type of Filter: Medical-Grade True HEPA-13 filter

Warranty: 3 years

Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR): 400m³/hr

Room Coverage: 80m²

Energy Consumption: 48W

Price: $349.00

Get yours via sterra.sg or Shopee.

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8. Dyson Purifier Cool™ Formaldehyde air purifier TP09

The Dyson Purifier Cool™ Formaldehyde air purifier TP09 is the latest purifier to the Dyson family. It offers more than just cooling and purifying your house, this model of air purifier detects and destroys formaldehyde, continuously! If you are not aware, formaldehyde is the toxic chemical lingering in your indoor air, especially after renovation work and it is also present in some household products. Serious health problems can arise from constant exposure. Similar to other Dyson models, Dyson Purifier Cool™ Formaldehyde air purifier TP09 is a chic purifier that is definitely a great option for cooling and cleaning large rooms. This purifier is wifi and voice-enabled, oscillates 350° and comes with multiple modes.

Dyson Air PurifierImage credit: dyson.com.sg

5 Key Features:

  • Bladeless airflow movement means child safe
  • The bladeless design also allows for quieter operation
  • HEPA H13 and activated carbon filters capture dust, allergens, gases and other ultrafine pollutants
  • Constant monitoring of your house’s air quality
  • Certified asthma & allergy friendly™ by Allergy Standards Limited

Type of Filter: HEPA H13 and activated carbon filters

Warranty: 2-5 years

Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR): 410m³/hr

Room Coverage: 81m²

Energy Consumption: 40W

Price: $1,099.00, comes with complimentary filter (worth $99)

Get yours via dyson.com.sg or Shopee.

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9. Philips Dehumidifier And Air Purifier, DE5205/30

Philips Dehumidifier And Air Purifier, DE5205/30 is a powerful 2 in tool that is equipped with a HEPA and pre-filter to capture ultra-fine particles, keeping bacteria, virus, pollen, dust, pet dander, gas and other pollutants at bay. It eliminates odors, bacteria and pollutants and purifies the air in your house. What amazes us is that it doubles up as a dehumidifier and is efficient at eliminating moisture quickly, definitely a more environmentally-friendly gadget than using thirsty hippo dehumidifiers!

Philips Air Purifier DehumidifierImage credit: philips.com.sg

5 Key Features:

  • VitaShield captures 99.9% bacteria and viruses
  • Removes 99.9% of airborne bacteria
  • Effectively dehumidify a room up to 104 m² to protect you from mold and mildew
  • Comes with dedicated dry laundry mode for drying clothes with ease
  • Child lock mode to prevent your child from meddling with it

Type of Filter: HEPA filter

Warranty: 2 years

Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR): 270m³/hr

Room Coverage: 104m²

Energy Consumption: 355W / Standby 1W

Price: $780.99

Get yours via Shopee.

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The quality of the air we breathe affects us in many different ways. Breathing in air pollutants on a long term basis can potentially create health issues and put you at a higher risk of chronic illnesses. Living in a clean and comfortable environment is essential that we should not overlook! Amongst these air purifiers that we have recommended above, we hope that you find a suitable one that is fit for your needs and budget.

By Crystal Tan.

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