CHICAGO— DeLonghi is expanding its assortment of home comfort appliances with the debut of a new air purifier and portable air conditioner, the latter of which offers WiFi connectivity and voice control.
Introduced here at the International Home + Housewares Show, the new 3D Comfort Air Purifier is said by the company to remove 99.9% of allergens and pollutants.
The unit is equipped with DeLonghi’s 3D comfort air technology equipped with a 360-degree double-layer particulate HEPA-type air filter, 10 fan settings and optional oscillation.
Also new is the Pinguino Smart Plus portable air conditioner with heat mode. Designed for rooms up to 500-square feet, the 4-in-1 unit offers cooling and dehumidifying features, a fan and heat mode. Using DeLonghi’s app, consumers are able to control the unit when they are not at home.
When at home, Pinguino can activate and monitor the unit via voice commands when connected with smart speakers such as those from Amazon or Google. An included BioSilver Filter is designed to prevent the growth of mold and mildew on the filter, according to the company.