Best smart holiday lights 2022

An iPhone with a festive background resting in a Christmas tree
An iPhone with a festive background resting in a Christmas tree (Image credit: iMore)

The year is almost over, and that means the holidays are upon us once again! If you haven't started the process of getting your yearly decorations up, then now is the perfect time to invest in the best smart holiday lights. Smart holiday lights bring app and voice control convenience along with scheduling, so you'll never forget to turn on your display. Whether you want something that compliments your HomeKit light bulbs, or if you want a way to add some smarts to your dumb lights, we've got you covered.

Deck the halls with the best smart holiday lights

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The holidays are upon us, and it's time to get festive with the best smart holiday lights. Whether you want to expand your HomeKit home, want remote controls, or need something that converts regular lights to smart ones — these are the best smart holiday lights around. No matter which one you buy, these are sure to add a touch of holiday magic to your home.

One of our favorites is the Twinkly LED String Lights because you can truly get creative with this one. And if creativity isn't your strong suit, then use one of the preloaded designs from the app and get in the spirit! If you are already in the Philips Hue ecosystem, you can't go wrong with adding the Hue Smart Outdoor Light Strip to the mix. Another great option that will fit anyone's budget is the Onvis LED Strip Lights because they provide multiple colors in an easy-to-install peel and stick design.

Christine Romero-Chan was formerly a Senior Editor for iMore. She has been writing about technology, specifically Apple, for over a decade at a variety of websites. She is currently part of the Digital Trends team, and has been using Apple’s smartphone since the original iPhone back in 2007. While her main speciality is the iPhone, she also covers Apple Watch, iPad, and Mac when needed.

When she isn’t writing about Apple, Christine can often be found at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, as she is a passholder and obsessed with all things Disney, especially Star Wars. Christine also enjoys coffee, food, photography, mechanical keyboards, and spending as much time with her new daughter as possible.