The Morning After: We tried Dyson’s air-purifying headphones

By | December 20, 2022

Dyson’s Zone is a headset visor that processes the air you breathe and pumps it, well, into your face. Now we know the price ($949!) and launch date (March 2023), the company invited press to strap the baffling device on and test it a little more extensively.

In a dark blue with copper accents, it looks a little subtler than the press images. But it’s still going to turn heads. The Dyson Zone is not designed to protect against COVID-19 or other viruses, as it does not seal to your face. The air purifier filters have a dual-layer design with potassium-enriched carbon to capture acidic gasses. The company claims the filters will block 99 percent of particles, including those as small as 0.1 microns for “filtering city fumes and pollutants.” However, you can use inserts like an N95 mask attachment – ​​also offered by Dyson.

You can check out Engadget’s Cherlynn Low wearing the Dyson Zone around New York.

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