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Taking a look at GE's low-cost Link LED (pictures)

At 15 bucks each, these smart bulbs are some of the most affordable currently available.

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GE Link LED

GE's new Link LED is a low-cost smart lighting option. Click through to see what it's capable of.

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Wink-ready

The Link LED is designed for the Wink smart home platform. You'll be able to control it using the Wink Hub, and automate it alongside other Wink-friendly devices.

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Lighting specs

The Link LED uses 12 watts to put out 800 lumens at a color temperature just over 2,700 K.

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Color rendering data

The Link LED offers outstanding color rendering for the price, with a CRI score of 90.

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Automation

In the Wink app, you'll find remote control of the Link LEDs, along with automation capabilities.

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The price

Each GE Link LED costs less than $15, making it one of the most affordable smart lighting options currently available. Does that make it a best buy? Read our review to find out.

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