Smart lighting products for the home keep getting better — and cheaper with each passing year. Here are some of the hottest ones on the market in various styles and price points.
In This Case, Little Assembly Required
IKEA's entry into the smart home market begins with this TRÅDFRI Gateway Kit, which includes the required gateway, remote control, and two E26 LED light bulbs (large base) with white spectrum. Add other TRÅDFRI-compatible products with ease.
- Use with the free TRÅDFRI app
- With gateway and app, create several groups of light sources and control them in different ways.
- Requires internet connection
Stimulate Your Mind With These Tile Lights
The Nanoleaf Aurora is a group of tiles you place on your wall to give you an impressive and unique lighting effect. This starter pack includes nine panels. You can purchase extender tile packs to increase your number of titles to as many as 30. Control the lights with the free Nanoleaf app.
- Color-changing light -choose from 16.7 million colors
- Tunable 1200k-6500k white light ranging from a soft warm Sunset to bright white daylight
- Double-sided mounting pads for no-holes, no-hassle installation
- Works with Apple HomeKit and Siri, Amazon Echo, Google Home, Google Assistant, IFTTT, more Supports up to 30 light panels in a single system
A Smart Lightning Strip to Accent Your Home
LIFX Z is the light strip that uses Wi-Fi to create the perfect light for you at any moment. A simple-to-use app allows you to fine-tune your lighting experience; control your entire strip or select colors for addressable zones - the choice is yours. While not HomeKit compatible, it can be used with Amazon's Alexa.
- 2 meters of zoned lighting.
- Easy setup with no extra hardware required.
- Can provide millions of colors or different shades of white.
- Lasts up to 22.8 years.
Ideal for Nightlights
The E12 LED smart light from Philip Hue works to fit candelabra lamps in nightlights, chandeliers, and more. Easily expand your lighting system with other accessories, including the Hue Dimmer Switch, Hue Tap, and Hue Motion Sensor.
- -Requires the Hue Bridge, sold separately
- Works with Apple HomeKit
- Pair it for automation with your existing Nest or SmartThings system.
- This box includes one Philips Hue White Ambiance E12 decorative candle, manual, and two-year warranty.
The BookShelf Light
The WiZ Hero table lamp comes with a simple design that appeals to a natural lifestyle. Put it on your bedside, coffee table, or bookshelf to create a comfy corner. Available with a white or wood base. Dimmable, 64,000 shades of white, 16 million colors. Works with Amazon Alexa and Google Home.
- Control all lights wherever you are with the smartphone app for iOS and Android
- WiFi connected light (instant pairing). No hub or bridge needed
- Preset well-being modes, light schedules, and vacation mode
A New Lighting Experience
The LIFX Mini collection includes three bulbs: Color, Day & Dusk, and White. LIFX Mini Color offers 16 million colors, app and cloud control, voice control, and much more.
- Lifespan: 22.8 years
- 800 Lumens; Color temperature: 2,500 to 9,000K
- Available in packs of one, four, and six
So Many Colors, So Much Time
This WiZ Color lighting pack includes two bulbs and a WiZmote. Control your lights through the WiZ app, Infrared remote, voice control with Amazon Alexa or Google Home or your existing switches.
- Wi-Fi connected light (instant pairing). No hub or bridge needed
- 16 million colors; 64,000 shades of white (2,700K to 6,500K) with dynamic light modes and dimming function (no dimmer switch needed)
Light Spaces in New, Creative Ways
With the Philips Hue Go Light, you can transform your home with high-quality white and colored light. Play with 16 million colors and 50 thousand shades of white. Sync your lights with music, TV, and games for an immersive effect. It's pretty awesome.
- Works with Amazon Alexa for voice control (hub required)
- Full control from your smart device for extended features and light recipes
- Natural dynamic effects
- enhance your special moment with living light
- Experience millions of colors and white light with 300-lumen output
- Smart battery management for maximum freedom and portability
- up to 3 hours of battery life
The Lights That Change To the Beats of Your Music
Add Ilumi LED smart light bulbs to your home and take control of your lighting. Available in a variety of shapes and sizes to suit every lighting function in your home. Features include the ability to sync with your music, vacation security, and much more.
- Simply connect the bulbs with no hub or bridge required.
- Offers multiple color themes and presets
- Works with iOS and Android devices