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Pick a new color for every situation with this $32 Philips Hue smart bulb

Update: This product has dropped in price by $8 since yesterday's mention.

This Philips Hue A19 3rd generation LED smart bulb (opens in new tab) is down to $31.99 on Amazon. This bulb has been selling for as much as $47 recently. Although it does drop in price often, this sort of deal can be easy to miss because it doesn't last long.

Whether you're just getting started with smart bulbs or want to add to an ever-expanding collection, this smart bulb can do whatever you need it to do. Add some color to a dull room, ambiance to your movies or video games, or just use it because it's dimmable.

Features include:

  • Choose between millions of colors and shades of white light to light your home, wirelessly control with your smartphone or tablet, and sync your light immersively to music, games, and movies.
  • Requiring the Hue Bridge (opens in new tab) for the full Hue experience, this bulb fits standard-size table and floor lamps. Enjoy richer shades of green, cyan, and blue with improved design.
  • Install the LED light as you would install ordinary bulbs, then pair them with the Hue Bridge, which allows you to control smart-bulb-equipped lamps and overhead lights via the Philips Hue App.
  • Easily expand your lighting system with accessories (sold separately), such as a Hue Dimmer Switch, Hue Tap, or Hue Motion Sensor. Pair it for automation with your existing Nest or SmartThings system.

If you want to fully control multiple Philips Hue bulbs, you'll need a Hue Bridge (opens in new tab). You could just get the Hue Starter Kit (opens in new tab), which includes the bridge and three of these lights. It's down to $110 on Best Buy right now.

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J.D. Levite has been in the deals game since 2012. He has posted daily deals at Gizmodo, The Wirecutter, The Sweethome, and now for Thrifter. He was there for the first Prime Day and has braved the full force of Black Friday. If you cut him, he bleeds savings. But don't try it for real. That's a metaphor.