Amazon is constantly finding new things for Alexa to do. For example, the company has just introduced a new Smart Air Quality Monitor that sells for $70. It’ll make sure the air you’re breathing in your home is clean and safe.
The new device can monitor the air in your home for various forms of particulate matter. It’ll sift through the air for carbon monoxide, dust, and volatile organic compounds. It won’t actually clean the air for you, so you’ll need to open a window, run a fan, or get an air purifier if you want to actually change the current state of the air in your house. It’s nice to know whether you need to take those steps based on the actual air you’re breathing.
In addition, the device will keep track of humidity and temperature in your house, giving you a little more information about your home.
It is also important to note that the device doesn’t have a speaker or microphone, so it requires an Echo device or the Alexa app to tell you about the data it discovers. With support for the app, it means you don’t need to go out and buy an Echo speaker to check the data, though most people who purchase this will probably be somewhat invested in the Amazon Alexa ecosystem.
In addition to the current air situation, it’ll also show you trends over time, so you can see whether you’re actually making improvements to your home’s air, staying the same, or even getting worse.
The new Smart Air Quality Monitor is available for pre-order today, November 3, 2021. It’s scheduled to ship on December 8, 2021.
Introducing Amazon Smart Air Quality Monitor
Know your air -- Amazon Smart Air Quality Monitor makes it easy to understand what's in your indoor air.