Smart-lights-and-plugs

Smart Plugs

TP-Link Kasa Smart WiFi Plug Mini

  • Features
  1. Switch on and off your smart plug, set schedules or scenes from anywhere on your mobile using the Kasa Smart app.
  2. The Smart Plug operates with a stable 2.4GHz wireless network without the need for a separate hub.
  3. Using quick voice commands for your smart plug and with Alexa or Google Assistant.
  4. The lightweight size of the Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Plug Mini is smaller than most smart plugs and requires them to be installed in the same outlet.
  5. Use the Grouping feature on the Kasa Smart app to merge your devices for centralised control with a single tap on your smartphone.
  • Pros
  1. Great and affordable price
  2. Tiny structure
  3. Scheduling and Away modes
  • Cons
  1. No option for energy tracking
  2. Does not support HomeKit
  3. Sounds loud when it switches off
  • Specifications
  1. Certification – RoHS, FCC, IC, UL
  2. Environment – Operating Temperature: 0 ºC~ 40 ºC ( 32°F ~ 104°F ), Operating Humidity: 10%~90%, Non-condensing
  3. Dimensions( H X W X D ) – 2.61 x 1.49 x 1.57 in. (66.5 x 38 x 40 mm )
  4. Material – PC
  5. Buttons – Power and Setting button
  6. Weight – 90.7 g
  7. Packaging Dimensions – 5.5 x 3.5 x 3.4 in.(140*90*88mm )
  8. Price – $ 30

  • Protocols – IEEE 802.11b/g/n
  • Hubs required – No hub is required
  • Google Assistant Supported by Google Assistant
  • Alexa – Supported by Alexa
  • Hassio – Unavailable
  • OpenHab pluginsPlugin Link
  • Andriod apps – Kasa Smart
  • IOS apps – Kasa Smart

Belkin WeMo Mini Smart Plug

Wemo Mini Smart Plug,device and package
  • Features
  1. Smart Plug uses the current home WiFi network to provide wireless control of lamps, heaters, fans, and more—no subscription or hub required.
  2. With its stylish, lightweight form factor, Wemo Mini blends into every electrical outlet without obstructing any other sockets.
  3. Wemo Mini helps you to quickly set up automated routines for any unit that is plugged in—from lamps to fans to space heaters.
  4. With the option to randomise your lights, Wemo Mini can protect your home better than a mechanical timer.
  5. When a lamp or appliance is plugged into a Wemo Mini Smart Plug, you can turn it off from your phone anywhere you are.
  • Pros
  1. Compatible with every device and home hub – even HomeKit
  2. Won’t block adjacent outlets
  3. Price is quite affordable
  • Cons
  1. No energy tracking system available
  2. Has comparatively fewer features
  3. App can be iffy
  • Specifications
  1. Dimensions – 3.8 x 1.4 x 2.4 inches
  2. Weight – 32 ounces
  3. Electrical Ration – 120V~/15A/60Hz/1800W
  4. WiFi – 2.4GHz 801.11n
  5. Price – $ 34.99

  • Protocols – 802.11n
  • Hubs required – No hub is required
  • Google Assistant Supported by Google Assistant
  • Alexa – Supported by Alexa
  • Hassio – Unavailable
  • OpenHab pluginsPlugin Link
  • Andriod apps – Wemo
  • IOS apps – Wemo

Wyze Plug

  • Features
  1. If your hands are full or don’t want to move, use your voice to turn devices on and off by telling your smart assistant.
  2. Check the state of all the Wyze Plugs and turn them on or off remotely so you can prevent high energy costs and fire risks.
  3. Custom Scheduling in the Wyze app lets you turn on or off Wyze Plug at particular times of the day.
  4. Grouping in the Wyze app lets you attach several Wyze Plugs to a single room so that you can turn it on or off at the touch of a finger or order to your smart assistant.
  5. Using Wyze Sense to monitor the motion-based stuff and open/close activities so that things turn on when people are around and off when they’re away.
  • Pros
  1. More features at less price.
  2. Works with Google Assistant and Alexa.
  3. Scheduling is impressive.
  • Cons
  1. Software bugs are there.
  2. Wyze integrations are glitchy.
  3. No energy usage data is available.
  • Specifications
  1. Dimensions – 2.7 x 2.0 x 1.5 inches
  2. Weight – 5.3 oz
  3. Compatibility – Android 5.0+, iOS 9.0+
  4. Integrations – Alexa, Google Assistant, IFTTT
  5. Certification – ETL
  6. Operation Temperature – -4°F – 104°F / -20°C – 40°C
  7. Price – $ 14.99

  • Protocols – 2.4 GHz
  • Hubs required – No hub is required
  • Google Assistant Supported by Google Assistant
  • Alexa – Supported by Alexa
  • HassioGithub Link
  • OpenHab pluginsPlugin Link
  • Andriod apps – Wyze
  • IOS apps – Wyze

Amazon Smart Plug

  • Features
  1. Power your current appliances hands-free with the Amazon Smart Plug using a compatible Echo, Fire TV, or Alexa device.
  2. Using the Alexa app to set up personalized plans to simplify your day-to-day tasks.
  3. Using your Amazon Smart Plug to turn on or off any appliance that operates with a plug.
  4. Setup with Alexa is easy, and after that, it’s only going to get better.
  5. Amazon’s Smart Plug is reliable and cheap.
  • Pros
  1. Super easy setup
  2. Manual button to control
  3. The price is legit
  • Cons
  1. Lack of features as compared to other plugs
  2. Work with Alexa only
  3. No insights available
  • Specifications
  1. Dimensions – 1.81 x 2.81 x 1.46 inches
  2. Weight – 104 g
  3. Electrical Ratings – Input: 220–240 V~, 50/60 Hz, max. 6A, Output: 220–240 V~, 50/60 Hz, max. 6A
  4. Network Connectivity – 2.4 GHz only, 802.11 b/g/n. Does not support 5 GHz networks or connecting to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) WiFi networks.
  5. Price – $ 27.11

  • Protocols – 802.11 b/g/n
  • Hubs required – No hub is required
  • Google Assistant Not Supported by Google Assistant
  • Alexa – Supported by Alexa
  • HassioLink
  • OpenHab pluginsPlugin Link
  • Andriod apps – Amazon Alexa app
  • IOS apps – Amazon Alexa app

Smart Light

Sengled Smart Wi-Fi LED Multicolor

  • Features
  1. The Sengled Smart Wi-Fi LED is a dimmable A19 bulb with an E26 base, which can be used with any regular lamp socket.
  2. It is a 16 million color bulb with a white temperature range from 2000K to 6500K and a rated lifetime of 25.000 hours.
  3. The Smart Wi-Fi LED has a built-in 2.4GHz Wi-Fi radio to connect to your home network.
  4. Compatible with Alexa and Google Assistant, it’s easy to add smart lighting to any room.
  5. The Sengled Smart Wi-Fi LED is one of the most inexpensive bulbs we’ve ever seen.
  • Pros
  1. Reasonably priced smart bulbs.
  2. The color quality was quite good.
  3. It provides power usage reports.
  • Cons
  1. Lacks Apple HomeKit support.
  2. Limited third-party integrations.
  • Specifications
  1. Dimensions – 2.3 in (diameter), 4.2 in (height)
  2. Input – 120V AC, 60Hz
  3. Wattage – 9W
  4. Operating Temperature – -4 to 104ºF (-20 to 40ºC)
  5. Operating Humidity – 0-95%
  6. Brightness – 800 lumens (60W equivalent)
  7. Color Temperature – 2000 – 6500K
  8. Price – $ 24.99
  • Protocols – 2.4 GHz
  • Hubs required – No hub is required, but Zigbee can be used.
  • Google Assistant Supported by Google Assistant
  • Alexa – Supported by Alexa
  • HassioLink
  • OpenHab pluginsPlugin Link
  • Andriod apps – Sengled Home app
  • IOS apps – Sengled Home app

Wyze Bulb

  • Features
  1. If your hands are full or don’t want to get out of the sofa, your voice is now your light switch.
  2. Bright, cool-white for morning coffee and dim, soft-white for a soothing night, Wyze Bulb will do that and so much more.
  3. With a temperature range of 2,700k-6,500k and a dimmable bulb of 800 lumens (60W equivalent), you will have the right light to set the mood, no matter the occasion.
  4. Monitor the lights independently or as a group with the Wyze app.
  5. Turn on/off the whole room lighting, switch the brightness, and alter the color temperature by pressing a button on the Wyze app or a voice order on Alexa or Google Assistant.
  • Pros
  1. Works with other Wyze and third-party smart devices.
  2. Easy installation.
  3. Very affordable.
  • Cons
  1. Doesn’t support Apple HomeKit.
  2. No professional monitoring option
  3. Power cord required
  • Specifications
  1. Dimensions – inches
  2. Weight – oz
  3. Wattage – watts
  4. Integrations – Alexa, Google Assistant, IFTTT
  5. Operating Temperature – -4°F – 104°F / -20°C – 40°C
  6. Color Temperature – 2700k – 6500k
  7. Compatibility – Android 5.0+, iOS 9.0+
  8. WiFi – 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz (does not support 5GHz network)
  9. Price – $ 9.97
  • Protocols – 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz
  • Hubs required – No hub is required
  • Google Assistant Supported by Google Assistant
  • Alexa – Supported by Alexa
  • HassioLink
  • OpenHab pluginsPlugin Link
  • Andriod apps – Wyze app
  • IOS apps – Wyze app

Philips Dimmable A19 Smart Wi-Fi Wiz Light Bulb

  • Features
  1. Dim your lights to the level of brightness you like from your mobile, WiZmote or voice. There’s no reason to instal a costly dimmer.
  2. WiZ works with your current Wi-Fi router, no new gateway is needed.
  3. Automate the lights to suit your regular or weekly schedule. Schedule the light to turn on when you get home and keep it off when you don’t need it.
  4. Using your voice and Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa or Siri Shortcuts to get hands-free access of your lights.
  5. The WiZ app keeps track of the energy consumption of your lamps. View your weekly or regular report and carefully schedule your lighting for optimised energy usage at home.
  • Pros
  1. Supports light Rhythms, Scenes, and Schedules
  2. Reasonable price.
  3. No hub required.
  • Cons
  1. Hard Wi-Fi setup
  2. Doesn’t support homekit
  • Specifications
  1. Dimensions – 10.6 x 6 cm
  2. Weight – 0.04  kg
  3. Wattage – 40 watts
  4. Integrations – Alexa, Google Assistant, IFTTT
  5. Operating Temperature – -4°F – 104°F / -20°C – 40°C
  6. Color Temperature – 2700  K
  7. Compatibility – Android 5.0+, iOS 9.0+
  8. WiFi – 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz
  9. Price – $
  • Protocols – 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz
  • Hubs required – No hub is required
  • Google Assistant Supported by Google Assistant
  • Alexa – Supported by Alexa
  • HassioLink
  • OpenHab pluginsPlugin Link
  • Andriod apps – Wiz app
  • IOS apps – Wiz app

TP-Link Kasa Filament Smart Bulb KL50

  • Features
  1. Connects directly to the secure Wi-Fi network of your house. There is no need for a hub or additional facilities.
  2. Use a single tap on your mobile to combine your smart filament bulb with other Kasa Smart devices for smooth power.
  3. Using quick voice commands with Alexa and Google Assistant to dim your lights and set the right tone for a movie night.
  4. Kasa Filament Smart Bulb, Soft White 2700K temperature, works well for any setting. Switch the light to every degree of brightness for the correct atmosphere.
  5. A vast dimming spectrum that can be easily managed with the Kasa Smart app.
  • Pros
  1. Affordable price.
  2. No hub required.
  3. Easy installation.
  • Cons
  1. White light is non-adjustable.
  2. Doesn’t support Apple kit.
  • Specifications
  1. Dimensions – 4.72 x 2.36 in
  2. Weight – 40g
  3. Wattage – 7 watts
  4. Integrations – Alexa, Google Assistant, IFTTT
  5. Operating Temperature – -15 ºC~ 40 ºC (5°F ~ 104°F )
  6. Color Temperature – 2700K
  7. Compatibility – iOS 10 or Android 5.0 or higher
  8. WiFi – IEEE 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz
  9. Price – $ 11.99
  • Protocols – IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
  • Hubs required – No hub is required
  • Google Assistant Supported by Google Assistant
  • Alexa – Supported by Alexa
  • OpenHab pluginsPlugin Link
  • Andriod apps – Kasa Smart app
  • IOS apps – Kasa Smart app