This slow-dimming bulb may help some drift off to sleep, but it's too dim and expensive for us to recommend.
The original LIFX bulb is one of our top picks. The LIFX+ packs LEDs that illuminate the area around it with infrared light even when the bulb is otherwise turned off.
Wi-Fi connectivity means you don’t need a hub, but this globe just doesn’t get bright enough.
LIFX’s color-tunable bulb excels, but its white bulb simply doesn’t hit the same highs.
The “touch” in its name refers to a button on the bulb that can cycle through four levels of brightness.
The Hue produces amazing light across the white spectrum.
Cree’s smart bulbs work with a variety of smart-home hubs, but that means Cree has a lot less control over the user experience.
The C-Life is an inexpensive choice, but its value is undercut by the price of the C-Sleep.
This new white-only LED bulb changes color with a flip of the switch instead of an app on your phone.
It’s cheaper than the only competing color Wi-Fi bulb, but it’s not better.
This bulb claims to be the brightest Bluetooth bulb on the market, but its light is cooler than expected.
This LED bulb is great for mood lighting, but it’s not so good at lighting a room.
You’ll find lots of form factors in the Ledvance Lightify collection, but getting the most out of them takes some effort.
This year’s model is smaller, lighter, and brighter than the original, but scheduling within its app remains a weak spot.
You’ll encounter lots of features here, but if you’re looking for a light to read by, look elsewhere.