With just a smart home device you can change how you interact with your home. But to get the full smart home effect, you need at least some devices that all work together.
you can download the smart home – a smart speaker, smart bulbs and smart plugs – to steal. You can also save on the more advanced smart devices, including a smart lock, doorbell and thermostat. (See our complete Holiday Gift Guide here.)
Whether you're ready to upgrade your own home or want to give someone a smart home, start here with $ 1
The Smart Home Essentials: $ 110 total
Smart Speaker: $ 25
If you're loyal to Amazon, or love Google, you can get a smart $ 25 speaker.
The newis sold for down from $ 50. This new Echo Dot came out in October, so this is a lot of something new.
The Google Home Mini Speaker is available for $ 25 (down from $ 50) at many retailers, but the best place to buy is the Lowes. There you get a freewith your purchase. The bulb works with the speaker right out of the box, no hub is required.
Smart Bulbs: $ 80
Even if you collectyou should still get some more bulbs.
I know that $ 80 for incandescent lamps seems steep, but it will last you years. Starting at 5 pm On Thanksgiving Day you can get a. These lights do not require a hub and connect to both Alexa and Google Assistant.
I recommend that you start with two lamps – one for your entrance and one for your bedroom. The input light can turn onso you will never fumble with your keys and the bedroom lamp can act as a .
Smart plug: $ 5
If you buy Amazon Amazon Echo ($ 100 on Amazon) Amazon speakers, you should definitely also get a ]. It only works with Alexa, which is great if you buy an Echo speaker (which has Alexa on board), but it's the best deal you'll find on a smart plug.
Another good store istotal. It's a saving of $ 17, and these plugs work with both Alexa and Google Assistant.
Additional credit: $ 360 total
Smart Lock / Deadbolt: $ 120
One of our favorite smart locks,is sold on the August website this Black Friday for $ 120, a saving of $ 30.
It fits your existing deadbolt and lets you lock and unlock your door remotely from anywhere in the world. Even better, it will unlock as you and your phone come home and lock when you leave.
Smart Doorbell: $ 140
While you're on it, add even more security to your front door with a video doorbell. Best Buy Sells. The two together at full price would cost you $ 250.
Even if you have already purchased an Echo Dot, an additional benefit will be in theand also the bathroom .
Smart Thermostat: $ 100
Nest Thermostats are popular because they take all the guesswork to keep your house comfortable while saving money. The budget-friendlyon Dell's website.
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