Signify, the parent company of Philips Hue lights, Now expanded the range of its Bright Light Alternatives by Starting the Philips Hue A21 bulb, Philips Hue Centris spot-ceiling lights, Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus light strip, along with Philips Hue Bloom table lamp.
One of the new models, the new Philips Hue bulb is your showstopper as it’s touted to provide a light output of 1,600 lumens — twice as smart as what we get on an current smart bulb from the business. There is also Bluetooth support to allow users join the Philips Hue A21 with their phones, without needing a hub.
The Philips Hue A21 cost is put at $19.99 (approximately Rs. 1,500), whereas the new Philips Hue Centris comes with a beginning price of EUR 279.95 (approximately Rs. 24,100). Further, the Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus is priced at $24.99 (approximately Rs. 1,900) for 1-metre length and also the Philips Hue Bloom at $69.99 (roughly Rs. 5,300).
On the availability part, the Philips Hue A21 bulb will probably be available for purchase in the united states and European markets from the middle of this month. The Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus, on the other hand, will likely be accessible from mid-June from Europe and selected stores in the US. The Philips Hue Bloom may also go on sale in Europe starting mid-June, while its US accessibility is set for mid-July. The company is yet to reveal the availability of the Philips Hue Centris, however.
Details regarding the India pricing and availability of the new Philips Hue apparatus are yet to be announced.
The Philips Hue A21 is designed to deal with the low-lighting problems of present Philips Hue bulbs. The smart bulb is capable of producing light output equal to a conventional 100W bulb. This is similar to the older versions that have light output equivalent to a 60W bulb. Signify claims that the given light output on the new version is perfect”to properly light up the kitchen while cooking”
Philips Hue A21 is designed to address the problems with existing smart bulbs by the company
The bulb comes in a soft white colour light. This means that you won’t be able play with any colour alterations. Further, there’s Bluetooth connectivity support — just like the earlier established Philips Hue A19. The bulb also has an E27 fitting and 17W electricity consumption.
In addition to the Philips Hue A21, Signify has brought the new Philips Hue Centris spot-ceiling lights which are designed to produce diffused, flexible, and focussed accent lightings. Each light in the Centris variety could be controlled and set individually and contains 350-degree rotation.
Philips Centris has 350-degree rotation
Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus specifications, features
There is also the Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus that may be cut-off into bits or re-used as a single lightstrip using the bundled connector. This means it may be utilized without the Philips Hue Smart Hub. But, you will still need the bridge if you would like to use the lightstrip with a HomeKit-compatible apparatus, remote access, or employing a third-party program. The lightstrip comes in two and one metre sizes.
Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus comes with Bluetooth support
Signify has also brought the brand new Philips Hue Bloom table lamp that is an update of the earlier Hue Bloom. The new model has a white finish and an improved white light that can be boosted around 500 lumens and can transform from warm white (2000K) to cool daylight (6500k). There’s also Bluetooth aid.
Philips Hue Bloom can transform from hot white (2000K) to cool daylight (6500k)
The plan of the new Philips Hue Bloom is aimed to coincide at any room decors and colours. What’s more, the new Hue Bloom has the ability to profound dim (minimum level under 1 percent) to be a nightlight in your room.