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Philips - Hue White A19 Smart LED Bulb - White-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 4800 reviews

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would recommend to a friend

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Rating 3.8 out of 5 stars with 5 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Hue Has Give Me A Smart Home

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    BBFan
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    Hue lights are amazing! I have replaced most bulbs in my home at this point, combining these lights with Hue wall switches and motion sensors. Hue works beautifully within the Apple HomeKit app and the Philips Hue app. Thanks to these lights and a Hue motion sensor, when my four year old walks out of his bedroom during the night a path of lights magically turn on to a dim level down the stairs in a path to his parents’ room. I would highly suggest Hue and I plan on adding to my collection.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Yea...it's worth it.

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    shoeandpursegirlinsa
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    The hardest thing I had to get used to was to remember not to manually turn off my bedroom lamp but to turn off through my Echo Plus...this bulb is worth it. I don't like walking into a dark room so I could also schedule this light to be on when I get home at night. The bulbs by themselves have gone down in price so each room is getting some of these bulbs to go with the room Echo Dot. The Echo Dot itself won't work with the bulbs because a wireless bridge is needed but the Echo Plus takes care of the wireless bridge issue.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellant bulbs

    Posted
    GSmith
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    First tried wall switch but when I opened the wall switchbox there was NO neutral wire which is required. In these older houses they ran a power line thru the ceilings from room to room and only dropped a 2 wire down to each switch therefore no neutral. These bulbs are the perfect solution. No neutral at the switch required. When setting up, I couldn't get them to connect with the Philips Hub. Each bulb has a serial # on its base. Once I entered these #s the bulbs have worked perfectly even with my Amazon Echo. Great alternative to the wall switch.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome smart bulb

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    atodaro
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    I am currently using this bulb in my outside light and its been great. Not recommended to use outside but I've had no issues so far. The bulb is covered by my porch and by the light fixture so rain doesn't get on the bulb and the sunlight isn't directly hitting the bulb. I have it set up to come on at a certain time, dim at a certain time, and turn off at a certain time - it's been working great and plan on buying a few more.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy use. Comparatively expensive.

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    ShadowedIce
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    This bulb gives off a nice warm light that you would expect from a normal 60W incandescent bulb. To get the most out of the bulb, you need to have a hub that can connect to the bulb. This allows you to turn it on, off, and dim the bulb using your phone or computer. Pairing with the Philips Hue Hub is extremely straightforward and it was detected almost instantly when looking for new bulbs. The only complaint I would have is that it is a bit on the more expensive side. $15 for one bulb vs $2 for a similar bulb that doesn't have controls.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Just simply Works!

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    DarodG8R
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    I've tried other brands and they are unstable, unreliable, and difficult to use for both of these reasons. The first Philips bulb I installed in a lamp was simply an extremely pleasurable experience. Not one hiccup. Worked exactly as expected, and continues to work perfectly after a solid year. I have 9 bulbs and one strip in my home because of this perfect experience. I love the lights! You will too!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Practical and Fun!

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    Ralphus99
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    This energy efficient light bulb is great because it works with your home wifi to allow you to turn it on and off and even dim to various levels of brightness from your phone, Amazon Echo or other devices. It's not more than you need, it's more than your used to. Hands full of groceries, I walk into my home and tell Siri or Alexa to turn on the light and they do; problem solved! I feel this is a great product and when compared to other ordinary led bulbs, I think it's worth the additional cost to have it wifi controllable.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Philips Hue White Bulb

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    Omaha2429
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    I had heard about issues with previous generations and was concerned about the durability of the connectivity. I have had minimal issues with the bulbs, except for WiFi issues, so not really tied to the bulb. This bulb doesn't change colors, but they dim and are programmable, so they are great in areas that benefit from those features. Very happy with them and have bought additional bulbs, including the color bulbs in addition to the remote wireless switches to control the bulbs without having to have possession of my phone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent

    Posted
    JakeS23
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    I wasnt necessarily planing on buying these bulbs. When I bought the Philips hue lightstrip, I didn't know at the time that I needed a bridge. With that being said, I bought the bridge and a 2 pack of these bulbs (it was cheaper). I didn't really think i would use these bulbs. Now I have 6 of them and counting, plus the strip. They work really well and I am satisfied with the light they produce. The dimming is spot on. I love having them all connected. The only problem with these bulbs is you will keep buying them to fill your house.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Smart House

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    Strick
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    I have these lights in every lamp in the house, with the use of Amazon Dot's and Echoes in the house, it's a great way for automation and monitoring energy usage. The lights are more expensive than the average light bulb, but these are dimmable in lamps that don't have that capability and it's a must around my house. These work with both Siri and Apple Home also, which I enjoy having setup on schedules. These are definitely worth the extra money when trying to convert your home into a smart house (but you need the Hue Smart Hub).

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    So convenient!

    Posted
    Horseshoe
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    I have a bulb in at least one lamp on each floor so that I can turn them on/off at random before going up/down the stairs. Connecting them to the Philips Hue hub is quick and simple - just hold your phone (with the app) next to the installed bulb. That’s it! If I want, I can still turn the lamps off by using the lamps’ switches - no harm done. I just turn the switches back to ON, and the bulbs are once again manageable through the app on my phone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great light system addition

    Posted
    SCTricia
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    I've had the Phillips Hue light system for three months and as soon as I had the system set up, I went back to Best Buy for more Hue light bulbs. I now have them in three rooms and I'm probably going to get more for the other rooms in the house. If we're out later than expected, I just turn on the lights from the app on my iPhone so the house isn't dark until we get home and we walk into a lighted house. Great system that you can add on up to 20 lights to the one bridge that comes in the start up kit. Definitely recommended to all friends!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works like it supposed to

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    rfurtick30127
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    The bulbs work just fine. The problem is, and they don't tell you this in the store, that you have to buy the $50ish Hue hub in order to get these lights to work with Google Home, and I assume with Amazon Echo. I had a problem with the hub getting the signal to the Home device (kitchen) and the bulbs (den) from the Ethernet connection in my office so I connected it to an Ethernet hub I have attached to an AC plug range extender from my router (not wireless extender...wired). It works fine now.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works great & easy to use

    Posted
    Ozarks

    Easy to add to Philips hue bridge or Philips wireless dimmer(s). Only disappointment is that it does not have the great "warm glow" dimming feature, like many Philips conventional LED bulbs do. So when it is dimmed, it is a bit "cold" looking and does not have the warm look of a dimmed incandescent bulb. BestBuy omitted light output in their specs. At full brightness, it is rated at 806 Lumens.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good, basic smart bulb

    Posted
    OrbitalGun
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    The Hue line rightfully has a great reputation, and the white only bulb fits in nicely as an entry-level smart bulb. Setup with the Hue bridge is easy, but the bulb will also integrate with almost any major z-wave controller (Amazon Echo, Samsung Smartthings, etc). The brightness is equivalent to your standard 60w LED bulb. The color temperature is soft white, which in reality comes across as a warm light yellow. If you're looking for a cooler daylight color, then the more expensive White Ambiance bulbs are what you need.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Not all you need

    Posted
    unit3
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    I bought a hue light and a google mine home for Christmas for son then the sales man said that is all I needed not so had to go back and buy the starter kit to go with it I don’t care for this unit all so ended up keeping it my son did not know that it has key words that turned on it and send out to the National security I have seen the tv turn it on things that were said the lights on it light up and off so if you care what you say may get out look in to it is all over the web hot words

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy setup!

    Posted
    jrip16
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    I originally got one of these bulbs free with my echo plus. I put the original in my lamp beside my bed and it was super easy to install and add to my alexa controls. I then decided to buy one for my wife's lamp since I end up turning it off after I am in bed because it is left on, now I can control via alexa. Since I really despise going around and turning off lamps in my house after they are left on, I went ahead and bought 6 more so that I can do it much quicker. Love how they respond!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great way to expand smart lights for cheap

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    kms883
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    Bought 10 of these to expand my existing Philips Hue solution in my home. When I started, I only had colored bulbs along with some recessed BR30 bulbs for the living room. I was a bit skeptical about adding more, but the price was worth a shot. These bulbs bring a warm (2700K) light to various areas of my home, including bedrooms, hallways, and office. Connected easily to the Philips Hue app and assigned to rooms both in the Hue app and on my Google Home devices. Extremely happy!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Product But Better Installation Needed

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    CDBlanch
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    We love the Phillip Hue light bulbs. They pair easily with the Amazon Echo so we're able to just ask Alexa to turn rooms or individual lights on and off. The only issue is with setup. You should only install bulbs in one room and location at a time. Bulbs are numbered so if you try to set them all up at once, you'll never know which numbered light is which. It takes more time to setup individual or groups of lights but saves the hassle and time in trying to determine which light is given which number.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    It's the price that gets you

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    Mrodin
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    When they say that it's a "white bulb" what they really mean is that its more of an orange light (daylight). To get that bright white light you need to buy the multi-color light that is about $50. We got this light for free, but they will get you in the end. What house only has one light bulb. So you will start buying more and more bulbs. It works good with Alexa, where you can turn off the lights from bed. Check Homedepot where you can buy 4 bulbs and the controller for $50 less.

    I would recommend this to a friend