Diwali 2018 smart lighting solutions: Diwali is on November 7, and most who celebrate have started decking up homes with lights and decor to celebrate the festival. From rice lights to LED lamps, there is an array of lights available in the market that you can use to decorate the exterior of your home.
However, if you want to add a different hue to the home decor, smart lighting can be a good option. While some these smart lights that enable you to change tone, brightness and play with colours they are easy to set up and can be controlled with your voice or from an app on your phone as well.
We have listed some of the best smart lights available in the Indian market. Let’s take a look
Diwali 2018 smart lights: Yeelight Aurora Lightstrip Plus
Yeelight, a smart lighting company backed by Xiaomi introduced a range of smart lights in India this October. The company brought Smart LED bulb, Aurora Lightstrip Plus, Candela Lamp and Smart LED bulb (tunable white). Among these, the Yeelight Aurora Lightstrip Plus can be one of the best picks to decorate your home this Diwali.
As the name suggests, it is a lightstrip which is extendable up to 10 metres. The Aurora Lightstrip Plus can produce up to 16 million colours and you can easily change colours with a single button. The smart lights have music sync support as well.
Moreover, it has remote control support which you can use it with Yeelight app’s remote control functionality. The new Yeelight smart lights come with Wi-Fi support and you can easily control it with your smartphone or voice assistants like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. The Yeelight Aurora Lightstrip Plus is available on Amazon for a price of Rs 3,230.
Diwali 2018 smart lights: Philps Hue Lightstrip Base
Philips Hue Lightstrip Base is a 2m strip of colour changing LEDs that you can easily set up in your home. The Hue smart lighting system is easy to install and you can control the lights with the Hue app. Philips Hue Lightstrip is compatible with Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and Apple HomeKit as well.
The lightstrip can also connect to Amazon Echo Plus. However, Philps Hue Lightstrip requires Hue Bridge either generation one or generation two to function. This smart light system allows you to adjust shades of white and play with over 16 million colours. Besides the lightstrip, there are a variety of different lighting kits available in the Hue range. Philips Hue Lightstrip Base is available online for a price of Rs 5,899.
Diwali 2018 smart lights: Syska Smart Light LED Bulb
Syska Smart Light LED Bulb is another ideal option that you can get for a price well under Rs 2,000. This smart light LED bulb is compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant and it can be connected with your Wi-Fi.
You can control the smart light it right from your phone or tablet with Syska Smart Home app. The app allows you to choose shades of light from a spectrum of three million colours. Syska Smart Light LED Bulb is available at a discounted price of Rs 1,599 against the retail price of Rs 1,799.
Diwali 2018 smart lights: Hans Lighting LED Smart Bulb
If you are looking for a more affordable option, Hans Lighting LED Smart bulb can be a good pick under Rs 1,500. Similar to the Syska Smart Light LED bulb, it is compatible with voice assistants Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. You can use voice command to turn on/off the light and change the colour as well.
Hans Lighting LED Smart Bulb has remote control functionality that enables to you to control the smart light with your smartphone. To use the remote control or group control feature user will have to download the ‘iview ihome’ first and then set up the wireless connection. With the app, you can personalise the colour of the smart light and adjust the brightness as well depending on the ambience. Hans Lighting LED Smart Bulb is available online for a price of Rs 1,069.