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 an 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 a standard B22 socket that fits into Indian light holders. You can also give voice commands to the bulb using the Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant smart speakers or phone apps. 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.
2. Helea 9W Wi-Fi Smart
This smart bulb works with both Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant. The paired app offers compatibility with Android and iOS phone. The bulb offers white and other bright colour options that you can set based on the requirement. It features a standard B22 plug that does not require an additional holder to work. Connect the bulb to the Wi-Fi network, and you will be able to control the intensity of the light, set schedules, or timers. The paired phone allows you to control the bulb from anywhere inside the house.
3. TP-Link Tapo
TP-Link is the latest brand to bring its smart bulb into the market. The Tapo offers multi-colour options and features an LED bulb that can be set at brightness between 1 to 100 percent at 8.7W of power output. You can easily set presets to suit your preference based on light. Connect the bulb via Wi-Fi and change settings using the compatible app. You can also activate voice assistants like Alexa and Google Assistant. Tapo is also capable of being the perfect alarm scheduler using the paired app. LED bulb means that its life is long.
4. Crompton Immensa
Another option for buyers is the Crompton Immensa. You can pair this bulb with MyCrompton mobile app using a local Wi-Fi network for quick access to its controls, including changing colours and lowering bulb temperature. It supports a B22 base which makes it compatible with regular power sockets in the country. You can set scheduled on or off timing, and control the bulb remotely even outside your house. The bulb gets protection against surge and has a fail-sage override option from the app as well. You can also activate the bulb using a voice assistant for a hands-free approach.
5. Mi LED
You also have the Mi smart colour bulb from Xiaomi. This bulb works through the Mi Home mobile app and supports both Android and iOS devices. It offers 105 lumens of power that allows the bulb to last for well over 10 years or 25,000 hours. You can adjust its brightness, colour temperature from the Mi Home app, and it also gets the power on/off feature. Voice command support is available through Alexa and Google Assistant. The unique part about the Mi bulb is that you can pair it with other Mi smart lights and create a group setting in your room.