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Best HomeKit filament light bulbs 2022

Ikea Tradfri filament light bulb in a clear round glass light fixture
Ikea Tradfri filament light bulb in a clear round glass light fixture (Image credit: Ikea)

Are you looking to jump on the smart home lighting bandwagon but don't want to compromise your aesthetic? Then HomeKit filament light bulbs are the perfect fit for you. With these bulbs, you get modern capabilities such as dimming, scheduling, and voice control, but with a trendy, appealing design, instead of the minimal, functional look of other smart bulbs. Here are all of the best HomeKit-enabled filament bulbs you can find right now.

Clearly beautiful

HomeKit filament bulbs are some of the easiest to install, best-looking HomeKit accessories around, as they add smart lighting capabilities inside of a stylish exterior. Simply screw in one of these bulbs, and watch it light up your room with vintage charm. Once set up, these bulbs work right alongside all of the other HomeKit devices in your home, making them work automatically or on-demand through automations.

We love the Philips Hue White Filament ST19 because it combines a filament-style coil and the classic thinner and longer design. This bulb is also highly capable, working with all of the major voice assistants when paired with the Philips Hue Hub, as well as working directly to your phone using Bluetooth.

Want a filament bulb but do not want to sacrifice brightness? Then check out the Sylvania Smart+ LEDVANCE A19 filament LED bulb. This is the brightest option available, capable of lighting an area with up to 650 lumens of adjustable white light. Regardless of which bulb you choose, your home will be convenient and more stylish thanks to these beauties.

Joseph Keller is the former Editor in Chief of iMore. An Apple user for almost 20 years, he spends his time learning the ins and outs of iOS and macOS, always finding ways of getting the most out of his iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.