Best smart bulbs 2021: Philips Hue, Ikea, Osram, Nanoleaf and more

Philips Hue offers the widest range of lights.

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Great for those who like colors. 

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Whether you're looking for bulbs, light strips, tiles or more, LIFX is always expanding its impressive range of lights.

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A great alternative to Philips' dominance.

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Nanoleaf are the default name in lighting panels for a reason. These controllable panels are superb at adding an ambiance to whatever room you choose.

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A really nice, simple lighting system.

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With a super-affordable price point, Sengled is a genuine competitor for Philips Hue.

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An ideal extension if you have other Nanoleaf products. 

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Lightwave's system is comprehensive and classy.

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Belkin matches its rivals' offerings when it comes to white-hue bulbs.

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Modular panels without the fuss of all mounting but with voice controls, a smart app and they react to sound too. 

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