4 best Yeelight smart lights working with Amazon Alexa
Smart home is one of the hottest topics at CES 2018 — and smart lighting is one of its key components. In this post, we take a look at some of the newest advances in Yeelight smart lighting working with Amazon Alexa and Google Home.
Yeelight, one of the exhibitors at CES 2018, has made great progress in smart lighting. Three of the smart lights is honored to be exhibited at this tech show. But here all the gadgets in this article has passed Alexa certification and could be voice controlled by Amazon Echo.
Xiaomi Yeelight E27 Smart LED Bulb - $17.99 (20% OFF)
The most popular RGBW E27 Smart LED Bulb significantly improves your home lighting experience. The Smart Bulb comes with 16 million colors and features 1700-6500K adjustable white light — giving you plenty of flexibility to create just the right type of ambient lighting. Don’t let the light bulb’s miniature size fool you — it can easily provide enough lighting for a 30-square-meter room.
As with all the gadgets in this list, one of the best features about the Smart Light Bulb are the control options. The lamp supports WiFi — and this means that you can easily control it remotely without the limitations of the short Bluetooth range. Just imagine this: you can switch your bedroom light on and off even from the backyard. But there’s more. You will have loads of fun exploring the lamp’s further capabilities with Alexa, MIJIA, IFTTT and even open API. Here, your control possibilities become endless.
Yeelight Smart Light Strip - $28.99 (21% OFF)
Another addition to the Xiaomi Yeelight series, the Yeelight Smart Light Strip offers way more flexibility than a standard light bulb — but is just as easy to control and just as efficient at illuminating your home.
It is basically a flexible, bendable and adhesive strip of material with LEDs on it that can be easily attaches to a variety of surfaces — and is particularly useful for the hard-to-reach areas of your home. Place then under the bed, inside a closet or cabinet, along the corners of the ceiling and more — these small lighting details can do wonders for ambiance of your home.
Just like with Yeelight’s Smart Bulb, the Yeelight Smart Light Strip brings 16 million colors to your fingertips, which you can easily switch between with one of the many smart control options: Alexa, MIJIA, IFTTT and even open API. The light strip supports WiFi, so you can make full use of the long communication range.
Moreover, with the Yeelight Smart Strip App, you can enable even more functionality: for instance, make the lights dance to the music on your phone and more. Thanks to one-key operation, the lighting strip is very easy to use and install and you won’t require any outside help.
Xiaomi Yeelight Smart LED Ceiling Light - $69.99 (35% OFF)
The Xiaomi Yeelight Smart LED Ceiling Light may look more on the traditional side when it comes to the design — but functionality-wise, it’s really advanced. First, it’s one of the few lamps that support both WiFi and Bluetooth — so you have both short and long range control options and a chance to connect even more devices.
The light is equipped with 240pcs OSRAM LEDs with a 95Ra color rendering index and the dual-chip three-way dimming system allows for a flexible adjustment of brightness and color temperature. Thus, it will be easy as pie to create the right ambiance in your home — especially with pre-programmed modes like the moonlight mode.
The ceiling light comes with the IP60 dustproof protection, which means that it will not get dusty or collect insects around itself. What’s more, with 25,000 hours of lifetime, you won’t have to worry about getting a new light anytime soon.
Coming back to control, as with most Yeelight gadgets you will also have the option of communicating with the ceiling light via the dedicated app.
Xiaomi Mijia Smart LED Desk Lamp - $39.99 (12% OFF)
One of the main highlights of the new Mi lamp are the four different scene lighting modes.
Focus Mode is perfect for an efficient working session. Here, you will be able to set up "focus time" and "rest period". Then, the lamp will remind you to take a break via “breathing light” at regular intervals (which you have set up). Thus, not only does the lamp offer you a great working atmosphere but also helps reduce the pressure on your eyes and overall fatigue.
Next, you have the Read Mode — a true treat for all book lovers. The mode provides you with a more neutral color temperature (4000K) and 100pct brightness, which helps you read more and with less strain.
PC Mode neutralizes the blue light from computers that can be damaging to your eyes. The 2700K color temperature is pleasant and relaxing to your eyes and will bring down the effect of blue light.
Kid Mode is something all parents will appreciate. Since your child’s eyes are still developing, they can be easily hurt — but not if you use the Mi Smart LED lamp which is Biosafety certified to meet the latest safety standards.
As for the control options, it is also compatible with Mi Home App, Alexa, and IFTTT.
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