Five apps to help you 'breathe' in Beijing

Updated: 2013-08-28 09:55

By Zhang Jiawei (

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3, Beijing Air Quality Widget (by insdio)

Five apps to help you 'breathe' in Beijing

It's one of the few English language Beijing air quality applications for android phones.

The UI (user interface) is quite straightforward and simple, and there is not even a single picture on the main app. If you press one of the options, you will be taken to the developer's website, which shows the results you want to find.

The results page is modified to adapt to touch screen phones and the air quality is demonstrated in many indices, including PM 2.5 and SO2.

In order to really use its functions, you will need to add the app's widget to your home screen. The widget will then fetch the latest figure and show it to you when your screen is on.

The app can be downloaded from Google Play Store (