What you need to know
- Signify has unveiled some brand new Philips Hue lights and switches.
- The lineup includes new linear spotlights and outdoor wall lights.
- There's also a new wall switch and dimmer too!
Philips Hue lights are some of the best smart lights for your home, and now their lineup is getting even better with new outdoor lights and switches.
Announced Thursday, Signify is releasing four new products, including two new outdoor lights and new switches to control your smart home. From the press release:
There are also new switches on the way. First, there's a new Philips Hue wall switch module that you can install behind a regular light switch to turn it into a smart switch, making it compatible with your smart home. Philips has also upgraded its dimmer switch with wireless controls and magnetic attachment.
Coming soon: the wall switch module! Make any light switch smart by installing this little gadget behind the wall plate. Your smart lights stay reachable — and you can use the light switch to set your favorite light scenes.
Europe: spring 2021
North America: summer 2021 pic.twitter.com/197GqSye4cComing soon: the wall switch module! Make any light switch smart by installing this little gadget behind the wall plate. Your smart lights stay reachable — and you can use the light switch to set your favorite light scenes.
Europe: spring 2021
North America: summer 2021 pic.twitter.com/197GqSye4c— Philips Hue (@tweethue) January 14, 2021January 14, 2021
Philips Hue Amarant will roll out on March 2 in North America for $169, whilst the Hue Appear will be available from January 26 in Europe for 149 euros.
The new wall module is coming in the Summer for $40, and the new dimmer switch will be available in the US from February 23 for just $24.99. Full details here.
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