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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
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
Look cool on the counter top
Water taste good
Fits in fridge
No clue where to order the filters
Constantly having to refill
Kind hard to pour
I like it enough to keep it, but where do the filters come from? Make it easier to order. Should have been more automated when I ordered the unit.
This water filter is incredibly unpleasant to use. The issue is that they spent more time advertising their design than actually perfecting it.
You will constantly spill water because it collects at the top of the mechanism or gets trapped between the glass and plastic housing. Even worse you will splash it all over your kitchen when you go to refill it due to the fact that the spout cover 'sticks' instead of depressing to let the water in.
The height of the filter will probably prevent you from fitting it in most shelves of your fridge, if you can fit it at all (truly this will only fit in a "big" fridge - like one with french doors). Even if you can fit it, you will realize how inefficient the circular footprint is.
I bought this filter for one reason: it has a glass body instead of plastic. Unfortunately its literally a chore to use. Dont buy.
The design of this product is very interesting, and I really feel safer knowing that I'm not filling my drinks with tap water, it's great for me5