Beijing has once again been shrouded in smog this week, with pollution levels reaching hazardous levels over the past two days. It’s perhaps unsurprising then that the country’s Apple stores have decided to stock a piece of hardware primed for urban China: air quality monitors.

As of Wednesday, the Origins Laser Egg hit the shelves in 29 Apple stores across China, and will be available online from the 24th. The 499 yuan (about $76 USD ) air monitor allow users in congested cities to measure air pollution and take protective measures.

China’s air pollution problem came to the forefront in December when the government’s public health warning system hit red alert for the first time since the system began in 2013, encouraging workers to stay home and offices to provide protective masks.

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Cate Cadell

Cate is a tech writer. She worked as a journalist in Australia, Mongolia and Myanmar. You can reach her (in Chinese or English) at: @catecadell or catecadell@technode.com