Katadyn BeFree 0.6L Water Filter Bottle

Katadyn BeFree 0.6L Water Filter Bottle

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  • Filter water bottle 
  • Soft and collapsible for storage 
  • Filter up to 1,000 L of water 
  • Stay clean drink nozzle
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Pros & Cons

What we like ...
  • 0.1 micron filter
  • Collapsible for storage
  • EZ-clean membrane
  • Free flow channels for easy drinking
  • Good customer service
What needs improvement ...
  • Relatively expensive
  • Reviews share that the bag often splits/leaks
  • Customers complain that the flow decreased drastically with repeated use

Product Summary

The Katadyn BeFree 0.6L Water Filter bottle has a 0.6 liter capacity and a 0.1 micron water filter. The filter removes dirt and organisms from your water to help you stay hydrated while hiking or camping. The water bottle features a soft flask so that you can pack it away in tight spaces when it is not in use. The bottle also features a stay clean drink nozzle to keep the mouthpiece clean and dirt-free.

The filter can filter up to 1,000 liters of water before it needs to be replaced. It also features an EZ-clean membrane, so you can easily clean the filter by shaking or swishing the filter to clean out any debris. The filter uses free flow channels, meaning water has a flow rate of up to 2 liters per minute.

The reviews for the BeFree bottle are consistent among users. Customers initially love the water bottle and filter but later give it worse ratings. The collapsible water bottle often breaks and leaks, frustrating users during their hikes. They did note that Katadyn has good customer service and will send out replacement bags. Customers also noted that initially the flow rate is great and drinking water is very easy, but many users experienced the flow rate decreasing to an unusable level after repeated uses.



0.6 L


2.8” L x 9.1” W x 2.8” H

Purification method

Hollow fiber membrane

Filter capacity

up to 1,000 L

Product weight

3.2 oz

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      Customers initially love the BeFree 0.6L Water Filter bottle, but it doesn’t hold up to repeated use. The bag often breaks and leaks and the filter flow rate decreases severely.