The Hue produces amazing light across the white spectrum.
The “touch” in its name refers to a button on the bulb that can cycle through four levels of brightness.
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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.
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.
No manufacturer has done more to advance the concept of smart LED bulbs.
This LED bulb is great for mood lighting, but it’s not so good at lighting a room.
You’ll encounter lots of features here, but if you’re looking for a light to read by, look elsewhere.
This bulb claims to be the brightest Bluetooth bulb on the market, but its light is cooler than expected.
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.
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