The technology to switch lights on and off has been around for decades so it’s not surprising to know that another way to remotely control your lights has been created. In this Yeelight Smart LED Bulb review, we take a look at how this popular product compares against its predecessor and whether it offers a better option than clapping.
A tree service technician that takes care of my Hawaii home’s palm tree maintenance, introduced me to the Yeelight Smart LED Bulb. Along with our home’s natural lighting, the Yeelight is an affordable smart bulb to help you save energy.
What Makes the Yeelight Smart LED Bulb Amazing
While there are so many options when it comes to smart lights nowadays, the Yeelight Smart LED bulb is one of the more affordable options with a host of offerings. Its main capabilities include:
- 8 watts
- Protected against overheating, thunder, and overloading
- Compatibility with MIJIA, Tasker, and IFTTT
- Open API
- Voice control accessibility with the Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant
- WiFi access
- Dimmable with 16 million colors
- 1700k-6500k color temperature range
But what really makes the Yeelight Smart LED bulb stand out is its independence. You don’t need a hub to control its features which makes it more practical and even easier to use. So if you don’t intend to add more smart elements to your home, this will already save you from the expenses and task of setting up a hub.
You can easily just hook it up to your WiFi network and you’ll be able to configure its settings no matter where you are with an app. It will let you set up a schedule, adjust its brightness, and even automatically control it in groups.
Available in white and color versions, you can take a pick in how you want to light your home. Combined with its ease of use and the convenience it offers, it can definitely be a great pick for home automation DIYers.