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This next-generation water filter delivers crisp, clean water, minimalist good looks, and a subscription service that means you never have to deal with stickers or timers again—the company delivers new filters to your door every two months. A biodegradable, organic filter made of silk and food-based plastic means youll never have those pesky black flecks again (or the guilt of throwing away a bulky landfill filter). Plus, the glass carafe is so stylish its a worthy addition to your dinner table—and has a beveled edge for an extraneat pour.
This is an attractive water pitcher. I think it takes too long to filter and it does not hold enough water for me. I find it a little awkward in design. I do not like the "plastic" parts. I love that it is glass, I only wish brita made a glass pitcher. I prefer how the water out of brita tastes. I am not sure if soma cleans the water well enough. I can't find any information on what it actually filters out. I will continue to use it but it can also make a great vase if all else fails.4
While the glass carafe may be an improvement over the plastic Brita or other filter systems, it is both too heavy and awkward to use. The top is poorly designed plastic and falls apart easily, making both pouring into and out of the carafe cumbersome. There is no way to actually know when any individual customer would need a new filter but you are required to sign up for ongoing deliveries. I am sorry I bought this product without seeing/handling it first and cannot find anywhere on their website to cancel my subscription.1
The most important thing about a water filter is whether it does the job it's supposed to do. So far I have found no information from Soma on what contaminants the Soma Water Filter filters out, or any third-party documentation on this. Lead? Chloroform? Arsenic? Other chemicals? Flouride? Pesticides? There's lot of hype about how pretty the decanter looks on a dining room table, and the fact that black specks don't appear in the container or in water as its poured. While I applaud the fact the filter is biodegradable, and the container is made of glass, not plastic, wise consumers need more facts, and a company that purports to be so environmentally conscious should be more forthcoming.3
Just got my Soma yesterday. Looks and functions beautifully so far. Only wish they had made silicone sleeve for it, so it doesnt bang when you put it on countertop. Makes me a little nervous and hsve to be extra cautious putting it down-especially when it is full.4
First and foremost I love the Soma. From the design to the function I think it's great. I will say though that it can be a bit awkward and maybe too heavy for some. Also, I am just assuming that it is filtering out those unwanted "things" that are found in tap water - Hopefully I am right. The only thing that I really do not like is how you take apart the top. I feel like I am on the verge of breaking it every time I clean it. However, and again, I love it.4
I received a free Soma when they first started the company as a giveaway. I was very excited to receive it. The design is sleek and modern, however the first 8 or so times I used it, the water tasted funky. I'd definitely recommend soaking the filter much longer than instructions dictate.4
I recently started using the Soma water carafe and soon after bought their pitcher too. I love them both! My water is clean, odorless and tastes great. I love these products because of their simple and beautiful design. I always get compliments whenever I have them out on the table at home. In addition to having a great product Soma is a sustainably conscious company who cares about their impact on the world. Knowing part of every filter purchase is donated to charity:water, an organization who is working to bring clean drinking water to underdeveloped places around the world makes this product that much better. I know what all my friends and family are getting for their birthdays this year :)5
I love my SOMA filter. It is a great alternative to other filters on the market place and supporting a business that looks beyond it's self.5
I can honestly say I loved this product, it's better than most water filters I've used.4
Great design and the bottle looks good and is of good quality. The water drips when pouring though. If you remove the filter and filter holder ( which defeats the purpose of this item) then there are no drips when pouring. For the price I want a better product.2