Alongside at this time’s announcement of a brand new V11 cordless vacuum, Dyson additionally introduced updates to its lighting and air air purifier merchandise. The primary is the Dyson Lightcycle, its desk and ground lamp that may routinely alter its lighting temperature based mostly on ambient mild or time of day. The high-end lamp additionally features a scheduled lighting mode that devices like the brand new Casper Glow supply: now you can set wake and sleep occasions to steadily alter as you put together to rise or wind down.
All the things in regards to the Lightcycle is as over-engineered as you’ve come to anticipate from Dyson merchandise. It has a brand new management panel above the bulb (which Dyson claims can last as long as 60 years) that makes use of touch-capacitive faucets and slides to regulate the facility, lighting temperature, and brightness. Buttons alongside the underside allow you to activate the ambient mode that enables the Lightcycle to vary lighting temperatures based mostly on the pure mild it finds within the room.
Alongside the aspect of the stand, there’s a single USB-C port. Dyson didn’t get again to us in time for publication on the output energy, solely describing speeds as “fast” for smartphones, “medium-fast” for devices like a Nintendo Swap, and slower for bigger gadgets like a laptop computer. We’ll replace this submit if we get a precise quantity.
It’s additionally now linked to the Dyson app the place you possibly can set your location so the Lightcycle can match the lighting to the precise lighting situations based mostly on the place you might be. I think about this function might be seldom used as a result of I’m unsure who travels with their desk lamp typically sufficient to should periodically replace its location. One function that’s attention-grabbing and might solely be activated by the app, nonetheless, is exact lighting modes corresponding to research, precision (Dyson says that is designed for engineers, artists, or different handiwork), and chill out. You can too add your age so the Lightcycle adapts its brightness to a degree it deems applicable on your imaginative and prescient.
Along with the lamp, Dyson can be updating its air air purifier that launched final yr with a miniaturized model for tabletops. The brand new Dyson Pure Cool Me (a mouthful of a reputation) has a ball-like high which you can tilt ahead and again to regulate the course of air circulate. It additionally consists of oscillation modes and a timer by the distant. Not like the Lightcycle or the Pure Cool Link, the brand new Pure Cool Me gained’t be capable to sync to Dyson’s app. The corporate says that is designed for private makes use of slightly than to chill and clear the entire room, so including app functionalities didn’t appear to be it was obligatory.
Not like its larger counterpart, the Pure Cool Me gained’t inform you the forms of microns and impurities it’s eliminating out of your room whereas in use. You may, nonetheless, nonetheless use the distant to learn the way your filter is faring and see when to swap it out. In accordance with the corporate, the filters will final a few yr with day by day use.
The Dyson Lightcycle has already launched in China, however it is going to be globally accessible in April. Preorders start at this time on Dyson.com, beginning at $599.99 for the desk lamp and $899.99 for the ground lamp. Regardless of these steep costs, nonetheless, anticipate to solely use the Dyson Hyperlink app to regulate the lamps. It is not going to ship with third-party functionalities with sensible assistants like Alexa or Google Assistant. The Pure Cool Me is accessible now by Dyson for $349.99, and it’ll come to Goal, Greatest Purchase, and Amazon in April.