Green Creative 60W Replacement Titanium LED (Series 4.0)

The Good The Titanium LED from Green Creative is both bright and efficient, and performs reasonably well on dimmer switches.

The Bad At $14, it's more expensive than many of its competitors, including bulbs you can buy right off the shelf at your local hardware store.

The Bottom Line There's nothing wrong with this LED, but it's priced above competitors that outperform it, which makes it difficult to recommend.

Editors' Rating
  • Design 7.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Performance 8.0
6.9 Overall

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Review

Cheaper competitors outshine the Titanium LED

The market for LEDs is maturing rapidly, and that means that it's easier than ever to find light bulbs that offer high efficiency, satisfying light quality, and a reasonable price point. It's a reality that spells competition for off-brand bulbs, and unfortunately, the Titanium LED from Green Creative comes up short.

A Bay Area startup, Green Creative first impressed me with its Cloud LED , a uniquely shaped, low-price LED floodlight that performed well in our tests. The $14 Titanium LED, the brand's more traditionally shaped 60W replacement, was also a fairly strong performer, but not as strong as similar bulbs like the Osram 60W Replacement Ultra LED that are available at a lower retail price point. Until that price catches up with the competition, the Titanium LED is a tough bulb to recommend.

Design

The Titanium LED doesn't share the Cloud LED's outside-the-box approach to bulb design. With a frosted globe sitting atop a white plastic body that conceals the heat sinks, it's more or less the default build of today's common household LED.

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