Philips Hue offer the best smart bulbs currently available. Aside from being just what you need to totally customise your lighting set-up, creating the perfect ambience for your home with the touch of a button – or even a single voice command – smart bulbs are also becoming an increasingly popular addition to home security set-ups across the UK – and beyond. How? By allowing you to set lighting schedules that give the impression that someone's home, even if they're not.
In our experience, once you start delving into the world of smart home tech, you'll be amazed with just what can be achieved. And smart lighting is a great place to start. So, when we spotted discounts across the entire Philips Hue range at John Lewis, we just had to share the news with you.
Whether this is your first step into the Philips Hue universe – in which case you'll need the Starter Kit – or you're looking to expand an existing smart lighting system with some additional bulbs, there's never been a better time to shop. Check out our favourite finds below...
Philips Hue White Wireless Lighting LED Light Bulb (2 pack) | Was £34.98, now £27.48
Already started building a Philips Hue smart lighting system? If you're in need of new bulbs, this is the deal for you. Pick up a two pack of E27 Edison Screw Cap, B22 Bayonet Cap Bulb, GU10 Bulbs or E14 Small Edison Screw Bulbs for less than £30. Genius.
Philips Hue White Starter Kit with 2 E27 Bulbs and Google Nest Mini Smart Speaker | Was £108.99, now £96.99
Totally new to the world of smart home tech? You'll need a smart assistant in order to make use of your smart lighting. Luckily this bundle offers the super popular Google Nest Mini, along with the the Philips Hue bridge – essential for connecting your lighting – and two E27 bulbs. And for less than £100. Brilliant.
Philips Hue White and Colour Ambiance Starter Kit with 2 E27 Bulbs and Google Nest Mini Smart Speaker | Was £178.99, now £152.99
Like the idea of coloured lighting? If you're new to the world of smart lighting, we'd recommend picking up this White and Colour Ambiance Starter Kit. It comes with one of the ever-popular Google Nest Minis, along with the Philips Hue Bridge and two coloured bulbs, which give you access to over 16 million shades of coloured light.
- Read our Philips Hue Starter Kit review for more info
Seriously, these lighting solutions may be seem like something of a gimmick at first glance – and we'll admit that they're not exactly the cheap – but once you start learning about exactly what this coveted smart lighting can offer, you'll never look back.
What's more, with smart assistant increasing their capabilities every day, who knows how this technology could continue to evolve. Whole house flashing red if there's an intrusion? Outdoor lights turning on, automatically, when your Deliveroo driver is in range? Oh, silly us, this is already possible...