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Explore the spectrum with the Lumen LED Color Smart Bulb (pictures)

This Bluetooth-powered smart bulb is a color-changing challenger to the Philips Hue.

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Smart light bulb

The Lumen LED Color Smart Bulb is a Bluetooth-powered alternative to Philips Hue bulbs.
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Long-lasting

Lumen bulbs are rated to last 30,000 hours -- twice the life expectancy of a Philips Hue bulb.
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App control

Lumen's free smartphone app will let you dim your bulb, change the color of your light, or control one of several lighting presets.
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Timer

With the Lumen app, you'll also be able to schedule your light to gradually turn on at specific times.
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Compatible size

Lumen LEDs are standard-size bulbs that should fit into most common light fixtures.
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How bright is it?

Each Lumen bulb gives off a maximum of 400 lumens' worth of light, comparable to a 40-watt incandescent bulb.

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