These are excellent smart bulbs, but it's tough to justify the splurge unless you catch them on sale.
These unique, color-changing smart panels are delightful to look at and easy to use, especially if you're an iOS user.
Lifx Tiles look great, but the software that powers them is frustrating and unreliable. Hold off for improvements, or just go with Nanoleaf instead.
You might not have an obvious need for an Internet-connected, color-changing light bulb, but the Philips Hue Connected Bulb kit offers enough potential to justify its high price tag.
Approval from Energy Star means that the cost of these bulbs could be coming down.
At $35, this flashy bulb is one of the most affordable and accessible smart color LEDs we've seen. If you want an easy way to add a little color to your life, give it a shot.
RGB smart bulbs still cost too much, but that might be about to change if a startup called Qube has its way.
Smart LEDs are an overdue addition to the WeMo family of gadgets -- thankfully, Belkin did a nice job of getting them right.
Prices are still high on these kinds of color-changing LEDs, but this Lifx floodlight is one of the best. It's worth the splurge if you're into high-tech novelty lighting.
These are very good smart bulbs with a lot of tricks up their sleeves, and they cost half as much as Philips Hue's floodlights. They're the bulbs you want for smart overhead lighting.
Like most color-changing lights, these strips are a fun, expensive smart-home novelty.
If you use night vision cameras in your home, then these well-rounded smart bulbs can help them see in the dark -- but if you don't, there's really no reason to buy them.
At just $29.99 per bulb, this automatable light source will fit nicely into existing home automation networks, serving as an appealing alternative to more expensive dimmer modules and smart switches.
These smart LEDs are the latest members of the quickly growing WeMo family of connected devices.
Is this impressive bulb bright enough to outshine its predecessor?
This is a no-brainer upgrade if you already own a set of color-changing Aurora panels, and a fun excuse to buy in if you're a tech-minded music lover.
These are attractive bulbs that work well, but we're waiting for deeper integration with HomeKit before buying in.
The ComfyLight will use motion sensors to monitor your home and automate your lights.