As we said before, the hybrid design includes an air purifier, humidifier and fan, all of which can be monitored and adjusted remotely via the Dyson Link app.
In terms of the humidifier, let me preface this by saying that ahead of trying out the Dyson Pure Humidify+Cool, I tested a drugstore option that I happened to have on hand. After a few nights of use, I found myself still waking up feeling overheated and parched, with a stream of condensation running down the windows in my bedroom. (The aftermath of over-humidification, ugh.) When I tested the Dyson, by contrast, it gave me much more control when it came to my desired humidity levels. I chose 50 percent as a starting point, and a few hours later, the room felt comfortable, but not too moist. You know that feeling when you’re hit by a wall of humidity upon entering a room? This was nothing like that. After a week spent sleeping in this climate, I noticed even the skin on my face felt less dry and I was no longer waking up desperate for a glass of water. Two major wins.
The Humidify+Cool features a HEPA filter that captures 99.97 percent of particles ranging from bacteria, pollen and other allergens, but also gases like nitrogen oxide and formaldehyde, all of which gets reported in detail on the app. Yes, it’s gross but also kinda cool. The Dyson app also makes it possible to regularly check in on the status of the room so you always know the quality of the air you’re breathing. Say, it drops from “good” to “fair”? The machine will automatically amp up its effort to stabilize. Also, worth noting: My husband, who’s allergies tend to peak this time of year, notices a vast difference (i.e., less coughing, less sneezing) when he spends time in the same room as the Dyson vs. the rest of the house.