Philips Hue

Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance LED Smart Bulb Starter Kit

New York Times review:

“Philips Hue bulbs can change the look of a room with a simple tap of an app. You can choose from among 16 million colors to suit your mood. Or you can skip the app and control it by asking Alexa, Google Assistant or Siri using just your voice.”

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Aggregated customer review rating:

4.1 out of 5.0

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Ranked 89th in Men

$ 198

Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance A19 60W Equivalent LED Smart Bulb Starter Kit is a smart lighting kit that works with Alexa for voice control (Alexa device is sold separately while the hub is needed and is included). Apart from Alexa, the smart light kit can be controlled with voice using Google Assistant or Apple Home Kit, and it can be paired with home automation systems such as Samsung SmartThings or Nest systems.

The Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance smart bulb is connected wirelessly to the Philips Hue Smart Hub for the best and voice-enabled smart home experience. The Hue Hub utilizes a technology known as Zigbee and up to 50 light points can be added on a single Hue Hub.

The Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance smart bulb has a lifetime of 25000 hours and can be installed simply by screwing the smart bulb in your preferred light location. After that, the Hue mobile app is needed to be downloaded and paired with Hue Hub. The overhead lights and smart-bulb-equipped lamps can be controlled through the Philips Hue App.

The Philips Hue can be expanded easily with separately sold accessories such as a Hue Tap, Hue Dimmer Switch, or Hue Motion Sensor. The Philips Hue smart bulb gives entire home Smart Lighting coverage without adding a Wi-Fi extender. Philips Hue is the sole smart lighting product that has Energy Star certification, and its smart light bulbs last up to 22 years.

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