CNET First Look
Sizing up the shapely SlimStyle LEDPhilips sees a flat future for home lighting.
Damn right Chris is here he's -- -- style LED. This is a new light coming up from -- that is intended to replace sixty watt incandescent. Uses only ten point five watts that's very efficient still putting out 800 engines of like. The real headline here though is that this has a radical new -- isn't it typical -- or -- a -- but all. It's actually a line of LE -- -- that are strung out -- -- horseshoe -- around the edge of this plastic shell. And what that does is it dissipates heat much more effectively than a traditional -- shaped LED. And that means don't need to have -- bulky heavy aluminum heat sinks -- the base. The slim styling. 800 -- at the same as the -- sixty watt replacement -- -- very much. If you look at those to both side by side you'll see that it's gotten less yellow tone more of a soft white natural -- town. If you take a look though my one real criticism about the quality of the light here. Is that you've got these shadowy areas off to the sides and that kind of flies against the idea and omni directional light. Is old so that's on the directional and for all intents and purposes it is but if you use this LED under a lamp -- for instance you're gonna notice it and it might be a little -- knowing. Of course the real question of the slim -- And then be able to pass the savings on do you. We don't know yet though filters and telling us the price we're gonna stay -- and let you know we find out for CNET. I'm restaurants.