People used to buy Yeelight bulbs from e-commerce companies which are not based in India. Now, they can order the smart lights manufactured by Yeelight as the Xiaomi owned Chinese firm has officially entered the Indian markets by listing three of its top-selling bulbs on Flipkart.
LED bulbs last for up to 15 years. Yeelight’s bulbs priced above 2000 have a lifespan of 10 to 11 years if you use them daily for 360 hours. They support IFTT. Hence, you can schedule IFTT to turn off the bulb automatically after N hours.
The bulbs support up to 16 million colors. To change color, all you have to do is download the Yeelight app and use it. The application will find bulb in the room then it will establish a connection with the device.
As long as the Yeelight bulb is in the range of the phone’s WiFi or Bluetooth connection, you can turn it off or on with the app. You can also see the duration for which the bulb has been on. The Yeelight smart bulbs that cost 2000+ support Amazon Alexa which means you don’t have to touch the phone to control it.
The cheapest Yeelight device is the Blue II bulb. Blue II supports Bluetooth connectivity only and it has a lifespan of 10 years. It doesn’t support Alexa, Google Home, etc.
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Benefits of the smart LED bulb:
The only benefit of the smart LED bulb is that you can change the color of the light as per your requirements. For example, if the sun has set, you can adjust the color intensity so that your eyes don’t hurt while reading a book or when you’ve organized a party, you can configure the bulb to change light with the beats of music.
Other companies that have launched smart bulbs in India:
Syska, the Indian company had launched two 7-watt smart led bulbs in India. Both devices are priced under 2000. One is compatible with Amazon Alexa, the other is not.
Philips had launched Hue starter kit in India last year for around 8500 Rs. The kit comprises of smart LED bulbs. It is compatible with Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit, etc. The Hue kit can increase the brightness of the light automatically. It also enables you to set a reminder.
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