With the internet becoming affordable in the country, many people are opening to the smart home ecosystem. And a crucial part of that setup are smart bulbs that work through your local Wi-Fi network. The best thing about these bulbs is that you can control them through voice and mobile app on your smartphone. You can switch colours and even set alarm through them. So, if you want to get one of these, you will have to spend more than what you do for a regular bulb. Here are the top smart bulbs you can get in the market.
1. Panasonic WiFi Enabled Smart LED
This smart LED bulb connects to your local Wi-Fi network to offer its smart capabilities. Once connected, you can pair it using the mobile app to control its colour temperature, luminosity level and more. The bulb features standard B22 socket that fits into Indian light holders. You can also give voice commands to the bulb using Amazon Alexa assistant through the mobile app. The bulb can also be set to schedule a particular activity or event, based on your requirement. The bulb consumes 9W of power and its LED nature means you get long shelf life. To use the bulb, you can pair the app through Android or iOS phone.
2. SYSKA Wi-Fi Enabled Smart
Next on the list is the smart bulb from Syska. This bulb works with any standard Wi-Fi router available in the market. You do not need a separate hub for the bulb to work. Just connect it to your local Wi-Fi network. The bulb consumes 9W of power and comes with a lifespan of up to 25,000 hours. You can control the bulb using a voice assistant like Alexa and Google Assistant from your paired Android or iOS phone. The use of standard B22 plug means it will work on Indian sockets and bulb holders. Because of its smart capabilities, the bulb also doubles up as an alarm or scheduler, giving alerts as per the set time.
3. Solimo Wi-Fi Smart Light
This smart bulb from Solimo features colour temperature range up to 6500K for cool day light. You can control the bulb wirelessly using the Smart Life app on your smartphone. The light also supports voice assistant Alexa to control it using voice command. You can easily switch the brightness level from 0 to 100 percent and set timers to turn the bulb off/on. The best thing about this bulb is that you can pair multiple of them and can be accessed by anyone in the group circle of the house. The bulb produces 12W of power, helping you save big time on electricity bills also.
4. HomeMate® WiFi Smart LED Bulb
HomeMate is another smart LED bulb option available in the market. Like every other bulb, this also supports various colour modes, and you can also change the temperature to suit the mood. The bulb can be controlled using voice commands through Alexa and Google Assistant-powered smart speakers. Add to that, you can buy a pair of these bulbs, connect them to group in a single mode, and operate through single control. The smart capability also means that you can remotely turn on or off the bulb, even if you are not present in the house.
5. Philips Smart Wi-Fi LED
And if you are willing to spend extra, the Philips bulb is smart and reliable. You can control it using the smartphone app through Alexa, Siri and even Google Assistant. It features millions of pre-installed colours and has preset themes that can be used to set the mood. Like other bulbs, this one also supports timer settings, so the light can be used like an alarm or for a reminder. The best thing about these bulbs is that you do not need a separate hub to operate. Just connect it to your local Wi-Fi network, pair it to the app on your phone, and you are good to go. Not only do you save on power but also LEDs will last you for years.
Other options to consider
EcoEarth Neo Smart
Hoteon Smart LED Light Bulb
MI LED Smart Color