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Reward Yourself: 5 Portable Air Coolers You Can Buy Online

These air coolers will be to the rescue when your electric fan can't cut it anymore

Photography: Smartdevil | Tylex (Main Photos)

The so-called "dry season" in the Philippines (a.k.a. what most of us would refer to as summertime) has officially begun and it's blazing hot outside. If you're already suffering through sweaty days and humid nights, here's a list that may help you out. We round up some handy portable air coolers you can shop online right now.

These devices work by blasting cool air in small spaces—think something between a basic electric fan and a full-blown air conditioner. And best of all, they come in compact sizes that you can move around the house as needed or pack when you travel.

Check out these portable air coolers you can shop online:

Dowell Mini Portable Air Cooler (P1,299.75)

dowell air cooler PHOTO BY Shop SM

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Keep your cool no matter where you go with this nifty air cooler from Dowell. It has three speed settings, depending on how much breeze you’d need at any given moment. Plus, it’s got a built-in LED mood light—you’ll love using it while chilling outdoors.

Available on Shop SM and Abenson's website.

SM Accessories Personal Air Cooler (P1,999)

sm accessories air cooler PHOTO BY Shop SM


This three-in-one device from SM Accessories is an air cooler, humidifier, and purifier, all in one. That means not only can it help keep you cool on hot days, but it can also add moisture to the air and even sanitize it—you can even add essential oils into the inner chamber so that it emits a soothing scent. And just in case you need an extra-cold blast of air, you can fill the the device with ice to lower the temperature.

Available on Shop SM.

Tylex Portable Multi-Function Air-Cooling Fan (P1,990)

tylex air cooler PHOTO BY Tylex


You’ll want to pack this air-cooling fan from Tylex with you on your next outdoor adventure. The device has a compact build as well as a handle up top, making it ideal for travel. Plus, it’s rechargeable so you can use it even without a power source nearby. Just fill the device with cold water, switch it on, and treat yourself to a cool, refreshing breeze. It even has a built-in spray that you can use to mist your face and cool down ASAP.

Available on Shopee and Lazada.

Thunlit Air Conditioner Fan (P1,200)

thunlit Air Conditioner Fan PHOTO BY Thunlit


Keep this handy air cooler from Thunlit on your desk, bedside, or even in the trunk of your car should you ever need it while heading out of the house. The portable device blows cool air towards you with just the press of a button—all you have to do is add ice and water to the inner chamber. Plus, it’s also a night light and a humidifier—perfect for using before bed.

Available on Shopee.

SmartDevil Portable Air Conditioner Fan (P1,280)

SmartDevil Portable Air Conditioner Fan PHOTO BY SmartDevil


This mini air conditioner-slash-fan uses ice, which you’ll have to load into the device, to blow cold air towards the user in a flash. It’s small enough to put on your desk or pack into your trunk. It even has an ambient-light mode that you can use to set the mood before your nightly slumber.

Available on Lazada.


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