Being introduced to the world of smart technology is like a trip to the future. Eyes are filled with amazement, you know it is possible to live the sci-fi movies from your childhood days. But there are a few things you need to know before you can live the future of living.
Buying smart bulb for the first time: A Guide
A smart bulb is one of the first devices people buy to get a taste of smart technology. If you are in that phase, you too might be thinking to bag one, aren’t you? But before you click the buy now button, make sure it is the smart bulb for you. Here are a few points that will prove to be of help when buying smart bulb for the first time:
WiFi vs Bluetooth
Smart bulbs are sometimes enabled by remotes, Bluetooth, or by Wi-Fi. While remotes quickly became a thing of the past, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are still in vogue. Bluetooth smart bulbs have a limited range of control. On the other hand, Wi-Fi smart bulbs can be controlled from anywhere in the world. It is as interesting as it sounds!
Holder type- Can your smart home hold your smart bulb?
Currently, there are two popular types of holder bases available in smart bulbs. One is the B22 type, the other is E27. B22 is common among the normal bulbs and is compatible with most of your bulb holders. On the other hand, E27 has a spiral base that is usually found in many lamps. When buying your first smart bulb, do understand your requirement and then order the bulb accordingly.
Paint your life in many colours
One of the most attractive features of a smart bulb are the many colours and and preset modes they offer. Before you buy, you should check the latest figures on the number of colours and number of preset modes offered.
Brightness and Temperature control
While most brands offer 16 million colours, not all offer a chance for you to adjust the brightness or the temperature. Both of these are important factors to consider when investing in a smart bulb. These factors can help you to adjust the lighting according to your requirement. You can create the factor ambience to relax, and the perfect ambience to work, with the same light bulb.
These are some of the factors to consider when buying your first smart bulb. Did you notice these before? Do you think there are other factors that need to be considered? Share with us in the comments section below.
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