Philips Hue Smart Bulb Starter Kit Review

Control the mood, set the lights and.. relax.

The Philips Hue Smart Bulb Starter Kit is the perfect way to start your journey into the world of Smart lighting.  With 3 White Ambience Smart Bulbs, Hue Hub and a Dimmer Switch included, you will be set up in minutes.  What do us at booBeam think of this package?

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Our Real Life Ratings are based on the team here at booBeam.com actually installing, using and customising the Smart Home Technology we offer.  They are based on our experience, understanding of the market and our desire for straight forward, easy to use Smart Home Technology.

Value for Money (compared to similar devices) 90%
Ease of Install 98%
Ease of Use 98%
Overall 95%

Product Description

The Philips Hue Smart Bulb Starter Kit is an affordable and easy way to start your Smart Home journey.

Included in the kit is everything you need to experience Smart Home Lighting.  With Wi-Fi connected light bulbs, a Philips Hue Hub and Dimmer switch, you can set lighting ambience and create timers with ease. 

Future expansion is easy too, with up to 50 Philips Hue Smart Bulbs capacity you should never need to upgrade again.  

Simply replace your current screw or bayonet type bulbs with the 3 included in the box, connect the included Philips Hue Hub to your router, install the Hue app on your smartphone and you are ready to go.  The system setup is a breeze with all devices automatically synchronising. 

There is a kit available for the bayonet type bulb fitting here alternatively if you have the screw type bulbs, the kit is available here.

Product Specs

Included in the box:

3 x Hue 10W E27 Edison Screw Cap Bulbs
1 x Hue Dimmer Switch
1 x Hue Bridge

How Easy is it to install?

Simply connect the Hue Hub to you router, twist in the light bulbs, install the Hue App and you are good to go.   The Philips Hue Smart Bulb Starter Kit is very intuitive during setup and you will be dimming the lights quicker than you can say “Ok Google”.

In Action

There is nothing better than seeing a product in action.  Please take a look at this video giving a product overview and introduction.

How much is the Philips Hue Smart Bulb Starter Kit?

There are many variations of Philips Hue Kits, and this one gives the best value considering buying these items separately will set you back over £250.   Click on any one of the list below to find out more.

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