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Nine of the best fans to keep you cool in summer

Featuring smart devices, bladeless designs and powerful cooling for rooms

1

Duux Whisper Flex Smart Fan 

Duux Whisper Flex Smart Fan 

With 26 speed settings, this fan can be used wirelessly and controlled via a remote, an app, or your voice. It is height adjustable and remarkably quiet. 

2

Dyson Purifier Cool Autoreact

Dyson Purifier Cool Autoreact

Ideal for allergy sufferers, the ultra-quiet Dyson purifies the air as it cools. It oscillates up to 350º and provides fast, powerful cooling for rooms of up to 27m². 

3

electriQ 24-inch Quiet Tower Fan with Mood Light 

electriQ 24-inch Quiet Tower Fan with Mood Light 

This 45W tower fan costs only 1p/hour to run; its bladeless design makes it extra safe for children and pets. 

4

MeacoFan 1056P Pedestal Air Circulator 

MeacoFan 1056P Pedestal Air Circulator 

Easy to assemble, this ultra-quiet pedestal fan has both horizontal and vertical oscillation. It has a 12-hour timer and four modes, plus a magnetic remote control. 

5

Swan Retro 12-inch Desk Fan 

Swan Retro 12-inch Desk Fan 

This simple desk fan comes in eight colours and has a generous 1.6m cord. It has an oscillating function, three speed options, and with low noise levels, it is a good choice for bedrooms. 

6

Dimplex DXMBCF Black Tower Fan

Dimplex DXMBCF Black Tower Fan

If you need a fan to slot into a small space, this tower model is a good option. It’s noisier than some, but effective – and it comes with a remote control.

7

Tower Scandi 16-inch Metal Pedestal Fan

Tower Scandi 16-inch Metal Pedestal Fan

Particularly sturdy and easy to put together, this extendable fan tilts up, down and from side to side; and it has a useful handle at the back for moving it around.

8

Russell Hobbs

Russell Hobbs 12” Scandi Desk Fan in White and Wood Effect

This affordable stylish fan has wood-effect blades and comes in white, grey or black. It has three speeds and is a perfect size for desks.

9

Meaco 1056 Air Circulator Fan

Meaco 1056 Air Circulator Fan

With multi-directional oscillation and impressive power for its size, this is a great all-round model. It is very quiet, has a handle on top, and comes with a three-year warranty.

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