Amazon is offering the Philips Hue 3rd Generation White and Color Ambiance A19 Starter Kit for $147 shipped. That’s good for $34 off the going rate and is within $2 of the all-time low at Amazon. For comparison it goes for $170 at Best Buy. Over 1,200 Best Buy shoppers have left a 4.7/5 star rating.

Philips has released a newer generation of its Hue bulbs, but the 3rd Gen. starter pack is a great way to get started with smart home tech without breaking the bank. You’ll get access to voice control through Siri and Alexa along with tons of other features.

Philips Hue 3rd Gen Starter Pack features:

  • Bathe your home in millions of colors (with improved, richer cyan, green, and blue) and shades of white light, tailored to your mood or need, controlled wirelessly via a smart device.
  • Controllable whether you are home or away, this starter kit adds three color A19 LED smart light bulbs (fits standard-size table lamps) with a Hue bridge that manages up to 50 lights.
  • Install the lights as you would install ordinary bulbs, pairing 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 smart lighting system with Hue accessories (sold separately), such as a dimmer switch, tap, or motion sensor. Pair it for automation with your existing Nest or SmartThings system.
  • Voice control capable with Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit, or Google Assistant, each kit includes three White and Color Ambiance A19 bulbs, one Hue Bridge, ethernet cable, power adapter, manual, and two-year warranty.

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