Philips SlimStyle BR30 LED

The Philips SlimStyle BR30 LED is a floodlight follow-up to the original SlimStyle LED. Click through for a closer look.

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Slim siblings

Like the original SlimStyle, the BR30 version sports an unusually flat design.

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One-of-a-kind design

This sets it apart from other BR30 bulbs, which are typically much bulkier.

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Lightweight

The SlimStyle BR30 LED weighs just 3.5 ounces -- less than half the heft of some of its competitors.

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Specs

The SlimStyle BR30 LED puts out 650 lumens from a power draw of 9.5 watts. Philips claims it'll last 25,000 hours.

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Color temperature

The bulb glows at a warm, incandescent-like color temperature of 2,700 K.

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Flicker

You might notice some flickering as you dim the SlimStyle, especially with older dimmer switches.

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Price point

At just $13 each, the Philips SlimStyle BR30 is one of the most affordable LED floodlights on the market. You'll be able to find them for sale on Home Depot shelves later in August.

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