What is a Lifx bulb?
LIFX (pronounced Life-X) is a line of energy-efficient, multi-color, Wi-Fi enabled, digital addressable LED light bulbs that can be controlled via a Wi-Fi equipped device such as a smartphone or smartwatch.
Are Lifx bulbs any good?
As we’ve seen before, Lifx does an especially good job producing a bright, true shade of green, a color that Philips Hue struggles with, even in its second generation. It’s also able to produce a striking, icy, cyan-colored tone, a color that Philips Hue flat out whiffs on due to its limited number of blue diodes.
What happened to Lifx bulbs?
Australian IoT company Buddy Platform scooped up the San Francisco, CA firm. Smart bulb maker Lifx has been acquired by an Australian company known more for its commercial business than selling to consumers.
How much does Lifx cost?
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How many years do LIFX bulbs last?
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Why are smart bulbs so expensive?
Some Smart Lights Require a Special Hub to Operate A feature of smart lights (or at least, some of them, such as Philips Hue) that contribute a significant amount to their cost is that they may come with a requirement for a special hub in order to operate.
How long do LIFX bulbs last?
According to LIFX, these bulbs are rated for 40,000 hours (27 years at 4 hours per day) while the TCP bulbs are rated for 25,000 hours and the Hue bulbs are rated for 15,000 hours.
How bright are smart bulbs?
In general smart bulbs are usually around about 800 lumens (a unit of brightness, one lumen is the light from one candle) that’s about the same as a standard light bulb.
Does LIFX use WiFi?
LIFX bulbs are at the more premium end of the market (just like Philips Hue), both in terms of build quality and also their price. However whilst Philips Hue bulbs usually require a separate Hue Bridge, LIFX bulbs don’t require any extra devices: they work out the box, via WiFi.
How long does a LIFX LED light bulb last?
Works with Amazon Alexa to support dimming, shades of white, and color settings through voice control (Alexa device sold separately) 16 million colors and warm to cool whites. LED life-span – 22.8 years (based on 3hrs/day) Easy to set up, built in wifi – no hub required Bright – equivalent to 75W bulb.
What kind of wifi does LIFX light bulb use?
Details LIFX (A19) Wi-Fi smart LED light bulb, adjustable, multicolor, dimmable, no hub required, works with Alexa. With LIFX, how your bulb connects is important, so all of our WiFi technology is built right into each individual bulb – no hub required.
How many lumens does LIFX color A19 bulb have?
The LIFX Color A19 is a modern, powerful bulb for every space. With billions of colours plus massive cool to warm white range, the A19 can reach up to 1100 lumens. Add endless smart integrations for better gaming, working, and more. Renovating, new build or corporate gifting?
Is there a smart light bulb that works with Alexa?
LIFX (A19) Wi-Fi smart LED light bulb, adjustable, multicolor, dimmable, no hub required, works with Alexa. With LIFX, how your bulb connects is important, so all of our WiFi technology is built right into each individual bulb – no hub required. Works with Nest.