Best Smart Home Deals Overview Updated November 28, 2020

Best Smart Home Deals

Deals and sales on HomeKit, Alexa, and Assistant smart home devices

Smart home gear can be confusing. Is it compatible with Alexa? Google Assistant? Apple HomeKit? Well, this guide will help you find the absolute best deals on devices compatible with all of the major smart home platforms. Here, you’ll find deals on smart home gear for every platform and every budget.

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August Smart Lock strikes best price since February: $84 (Reg. $120)

Amazon is offering the August Smart Lock for $84 shipped. That’s $36 off the typical rate there and marks the best pricing we’ve tracked since February. This smart lock from August sports a sleek silver colorway that’s bound to class-up your front door. It boasts Bluetooth connectivity for easy arming and disarming of your front door from a paired smartphone. Furthermore, it can even integrate with everything from Alexa to Assistant and Airbnb to Simplisafe if you decide to pick up a bridge at a later date. Rated 4.3/5 stars.

Amazon’s Gold Box includes smart home security camera deals up to 38% off from $21

Today only, as part of its Cyber Monday Deals, Amazon is offering up to 30% off home security cameras priced from $21. Shipping is free for Prime members or in orders of $25+. Our favorite is the Kami by Yi 1080p Wi-Fi Camera at $20.99, which normally goes for $30. Today’s deal saves you 30% and marks a new all-time low that we’ve tracked. This camera offers a compact form-factor, making it super simple to place anywhere in your home. Face detection is handled through an “advanced AI chip” that allows you to “spend less time searching through your clips.” This AI also allows the camera to reduce false alerts caused by animals or small insects, so you only get notified when motion that matters happens. Rated 4.3/5 stars. Be sure to check out Amazon’s landing page for more deals, as there are plenty of other indoor or outdoor cameras to choose from. Also, head below if you’re wanting an all-in-one DVR security system.

This year’s holiday HomePod discount is here, bring Siri to your space for $210

OtherWorldComputing, an authorized retailer, offers Apple’s HomePod in new open-box condition for $209.88 shipped. As a comparison, HomePod typically goes for $299 at various other retailers. Discounts have been harder to come by in recent months as Apple has introduced the smaller HomePod mini and shifted its focus elsewhere. Apple HomePod delivers Siri and access to Apple Music and more in one sleek package. Add in AirPlay 2 and you can easily beam content from a variety of sources on your iOS device. OWC includes a full 1-year warranty with purchase on this open-box model.

Google Cyber Monday deals: Nest Mini $19, Nest Hub $50, more from $17

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Cyber Monday is upon us and so are the Google Nest discounts, with everything from its popular smart speakers, displays, and Assistant-enabled accessories on sale. Leading the pack this time around is  the Nest Mini Smart Speaker for $19 at Adorama, B&H, Best Buy, and Walmart. Typically fetching $49, it recently dropped to $29 with today’s offer saving you over 60% and marking the best we’ve seen to date. Ideal for diving into the Assistant ecosystem for the first time or expanding your current setup to enjoy multi-room audio, Nest Mini is worth a closer look at this affordable price. On top music playback and answering queries, there’s also smart home control and more. Over 2,300 customers have left a 4.6/5 star rating and you can learn more in our hands-on review. Head below for other Google Nest Cyber Monday deals on Assistant speakers and more.

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Cyber Monday discounts arrive for Amazon’s latest Echo speakers from $10

Amazon has kicked off Cyber Monday with some of the first discounts on its new Echo smart speakers. Headlining is the 4th-generation Echo Dot at $28.99. That’s a $21 savings from the regular going rate and the very first discount we’ve tracked. Amazon’s new Echo Dot features a fresh design that’s spherical in shape and wrapped in cloth. You can count on all of the usual Alexa features here, delivering control over your smart home and more. Rated 4.6/5 stars. Head below for more Echo deals in Amazon’s Black Friday event.

Nanoleaf’s sitewide Black Friday sale takes up to 30% off HomeKit lighting kits, more

Nanoleaf is kicking off its Black Friday sale today and taking 10% off nearly its entire collection of smart home lights and accessories. The only exclusions here are the new Essentials devices. Shipping varies per order. Headlining is the new Shapes Hexagon HomeKit Lighting Set at $179.99. Down from its usual $200 going rate, this is only the second discount we’ve seen and matches the all-time low. As the latest smart home accessories from Nanoleaf, the new Hexagon panels bring the customizable lights that the brand is known for to your space in a new way. You’ll still find HomeKit support alongside Alexa and Assistant control, as well as multicolor output and the ability to set various scenes. Rated 5/5 stars so far and you can learn more in our announcement coverage. Head below for all of our top picks.

abode Black Friday sale takes up to 57% off HomeKit security systems, more from $19

abode is now getting in on the Black Friday savings by taking up to 57% off a selection of its HomeKit security systems and add-on accessories from $19 shipped via its official Amazon page and own online storefront. Headlining is the iota All-in-One Home Security Kit for $259. Down from its $329 going rate, today’s offer amounts to $70 in savings, marks one of the first price cuts this year, and is a new 2020 low. abode’s iota package is centered around an AiO 1080p camera, siren, motion sensor, and hub that pairs with the included door sensor and remote key fob. Everything integrates with HomeKit, allowing you to arm and disarm the system with Siri. Rated 4+ stars from 60% of customers and you can get a closer look in our hands-on review. Head below for more top picks form the abode Black Friday sale from $19.

JBL Link View falls to new all-time low for Black Friday at $90 (Save up to 70%)

Harmon’s official eBay storefront offers the JBL Link View Assistant Smart Display for $89.99 shipped. Typically fetching $300, it’s currently on sale for $270 direct from Harman with today’s offer saving you up to 70%, beating our previous mention by $10, and marking a new all-time low. This is also the first price cut we’ve seen since back in May. Centered around Google Assistant, this 8-inch smart display can be leveraged for controlling your smart home, getting answers from the virtual helper, and more. An IPX4 water-resistant design means that it’s even well-suited for dishing out recipes on your kitchen countertop. Rated 4.7/5 stars from over 435 customers, which largely agrees with our hands-on review. Head below for more.

Aqara’s Black Friday sale takes up to 36% off HomeKit accessories from $13

AqaraDirect via Amazon is slashing prices on its entire lineup of HomeKit cameras, sensors, smart plugs, and more in honor of Black Friday with prices starting at $13. Shipping is free across the board for Prime members, or in orders over $25. Our top pick is on the G2H HomeKit Security Video at $49.69. Down from $70, today’s offer is nearly 30% in savings, beats our previous mention by $5, and marks a new all-time low. With support for Apple’s HomeKit Secure Video standard, this indoor 1080p camera upgrades your Siri setup. The entire package also doubles as a Zigbee hub for bringing other Aqara accessories into your setup, which just so happen to be on sale down below. Rated 4.4/5 stars and you can get a closer look in our launch coverage. Head below for more from $13.

Save up to 22% on meross HomeKit RGB lamps, outdoor smart plugs, more from $15

meross via its official Amazon storefront is kicking off a Black Friday sale, discounting a selection of its smart home accessories from $15. Shipping is free for Prime members or in orders over $25. Our top pick amongst all of the deals is the RGB Smart HomeKit Table Lamp for $24.99 when clipping the on-page coupon. Down from $30, today’s offer marks one of the discounts cuts we’ve seen and brings the price down to a new all-time low. This multicolor table lamp features a compact design that can be easily placed on a nightstand, desk, or anywhere else that could use some light. It’ll integrate with the rest of your Siri setup alongside Alexa and Assistant ecosystems, as well. Rated 4.4/5 stars. Head below for more.

Lenovo Assistant-enabled Smart Displays drop to new lows from $57 (Save up to 43%)

Lenovo is currently offering its Smart Display 7 for $56.99 shipped when code EXTRAFIVE has been applied at checkout. Down from the usual $100 going rate, today’s offer saves you 43%, beats our previous mention by $3, and marks a new all-time low. Lenovo’s Smart Display brings Google Assistant to a 7-inch screen complete with the ability to control your smart home and more. It’s a fantastic option to accompany you in the kitchen as a sous-chef or elsewhere in your home for pulling up smart camera feeds, watching videos, and everything else Assistant excels at. Over 1,300 customers have left a 4.5/5 star rating and you can get a closer look in our hands-on review. Head below the fold for more.

Save 20% on ConnectSense energy-monitoring smart plugs and more from $14

Grid Connect Inc via Amazon is currently discounting a selection of its ConnectSense smart home accessories starting at $14. Shipping is free for Prime members or in orders over $25. Our top pick is on the ConnectSense Smart Outlet² for $47.96. Usually selling for $60, today’s offer is good for a 20% discount, is one of the first price cuts in 2020, and is the best we’ve tracked this year. Bringing two outlets to your setup, this smart plug works with Siri, Alexa, and Assistant out of the box and without needing an extra hub. On top of being able to control a pair of lights, or other appliances, there’s also energy monitoring features here, too. Rated 4.1/5 stars. Head below for more.

Eve’s popular HomeKit sensors, smart plugs, more now up to 30% off for Black Friday

Eve’s official Amazon storefront has kicked off its Black Friday savings with up to 30% off a selection of its HomeKit accessories. Headlining is the Eve Energy Strip at $69.95 shipped when clipping the on-page coupon. Usually selling for $100, today’s offer is the second-best we’ve tracked to date, beats our previous mention by $15, and saves you $30. With three individually-controllable outlets, the Eve Energy Strip works over Wi-Fi without a hub and integrates with HomeKit for Siri voice control and more. It also monitors power consumption, allowing you to keep tabs on how much energy specific appliances are using. Rated 4.6/5 stars from over 100 customers and you can get a closer look in our announcement coverage. Head below for more from $30.

Govee Black Friday sale starts at $9.50 with smart RGB LED strips, thermometers, more

Govee US (98% positive lifetime feedback) via Amazon has officially kicked off its Black Friday sale. One of our favorite discounts is this 16.4-foot Smart RGB LED Light Strip for $22.09 Prime shipped. This saves you 15% and is the best available. If you’ve been searching for a way to give your home a visual upgrade this Black Friday, look no further. Govee’s RGB LED strip is compatible with both Alexa and Assistant, offering you voice-controlled lighting on a budget. Plus, the mobile app makes it super simple to change the color, brightness, and more. Rated 4.5/5 stars. Looking for other smart home gear? Well, head below for a few more of our favorites, or swing by Govee’s landing page to view everything on sale.

SimpliSafe’s Black Friday sale takes 50% or more off smart security packages

SimpliSafe’s Black Friday sale is now live and taking up to 55% off its selection of smart home security systems. Shipping is free across the board. You’ll also score a free SimpliCam, as well. While there are quite a few ways to dive into the SimpliSafe game, its 9-piece Hearth Security System at $187 is our top pick. Those willing to add a monitoring plan into the mix can drop the price to $168. Down from $374, today’s offer is as much 55% in savings, beating our previous mention on a similar package by up to $42, and marking a new all-time low. This bundle includes the required base station and keypad alongside three entry sensors, a smoke detector, key fob, siren, and motion detector. Over 1,000 customers have left a 4.4/5 star rating. Head below for more.

Philips Hue Black Friday sale takes up to 30% off latest HomeKit bulbs, lightstrips, more

Update: Amazon’s Hue Lightstrip Plus offer is no longer available, but Best Buy is bundling the new Bluetooth version with an extension for $79.98, saving you $25. Otherwise, you’ll find plenty of other price cuts below the fold.

Philips Hue is launching its Black Friday sale today, with up to 30% off a selection of its smart home lights, starter kits, and accessories. Amazon is matching many of the price cuts, and offering deals of its own, as well. Our top pick is the new Philips Hue Bluetooth Smart Lightstrip Plus at $59.99 when clipping the on-page coupon at Amazon. Down from $80, today’s offer marks the very first price cut we’ve seen. With the added perk of Bluetooth connectivity, the latest Lightstrip Plus is just as ideal for those getting started as anyone already in the Hue ecosystem. It gives you 6-feet of multicolor illumination with Siri, Alexa, and Assistant control. Rated 4.4/5 stars from over 220 customers. Head below for all of our top picks.

Save up to 27% on Lutron Caseta HomeKit dimmer switches, remotes, more from $15

Amazon is currently offering the Lutron Caseta Smart Dimmer Switch Starter Kit for $124.90 shipped. Also available at Home Depot. Down from its $165 going rate, here you’re saving 24% with today’s offer matching our previous mention for the third-best discount to date. This smart dimmer kit is a great way to bring overhead lighting into the rest of your smart home setup. Alongside the included pair of in-wall dimmer switches, there’s also two wireless remotes and bridge to tie it all together. HomeKit support is joined by Alexa and Assistant integration, as well as smartphone control. Over 845 customers have left a 4.7/5 star rating. Head below the fold for other Lutron Caseta starter kits, add-on switches, and more from $15.

Amazon’s Echo Show 8 returns to low of $65 shipped ahead of Black Friday (Reg. $130)

Amazon is currently offering the Echo Show 8 for $64.99 shipped. Down from $130, today’s deal matches the all-time low that we’ve tracked only once before and is the best available. Amazon’s Echo Show 8 is perfect for the Amazon-focused household, whether you’ve already bought into Alexa devices or have yet to browse what they can do. The 8-inch display here compliments the voice assistant, showing you information that otherwise would only be given verbally. Plus, it allows you to pull up camera feeds, watch videos, and do so much more. Rated 4.7/5 stars from tens of thousands of happy customers.

Save up to 28% on Z-Wave dimmer switches, sensors, hubs, and more from $30

Amazon is currently discounting a selection of GE, Aeotec, and other Z-Wave smart home accessories starting at $30 with free shipping across the board. Our top pick is a 2-pack of GE Enbrighten Z-Wave Plus Smart Dimmer Switches for $65.59. Down from $90, today’s offer is good for a 28% discount and marks a new all-time low. These are the second-generation dimmer switches with a new QuickFit design that makes in-wall installation a breeze. Each of the included switches will pair with a variety of smart home hubs like SmartThings or Ring and let you tie overhead lights into the rest of your setup. They also double as range extenders, as well. Over 415 customers have left as 4.3/5 star rating. Head below for more Z-Wave Black Friday offers.

TP-Link Black Friday sale: Smart filament bulbs, light strips, Wi-Fi systems, more from $13

TP-Link’s Black Friday offers are now live at Amazon with a selection of smart home accessories, Wi-Fi systems, and more from $12. Shipping is free for Prime members or in orders over $25. Our top pick is on the TP-Link Kasa Smart Filament LED KL60 Bulb for $13.99. Typically fetching $20 and having just dropped to $17, today’s offer saves you an extra 18% and matches the all-time low. Differing from the average smart bulb look, TP-Link’s Kasa lights bring the Edison-style aesthetic to your setup. These bulbs come equipped with support for Alexa and Assistant, all while not needing to be paired with a hub. Connecting over Wi-Fi, you’ll be able to change brightness and more through the smartphone app, as well. Rated 4.6/5 stars from over 435 customers. Head below for everything else on sale ahead of Black Friday.

Save up to $210 when you bundle Blink Outdoor Camera Kits and the Echo Show 5 at Best Buy

Best Buy is offering Blink Outdoor Camera Kits with 2 cameras at $109.99, 3 cameras at $149.99, or 5 cameras at $249.99. Shipping is included on all orders. Add an Echo Show 5 for just $10 more with the discount reflecting at checkout. This offers up to $130 in savings on the cameras and an additional $80 in savings on the Echo Show 5, for a combined maximum discount of $210. If you’re wanting to secure your home while also keeping an eye on it with simple voice commands, this is a fantastic way to do so. Blink Outdoor 2 cameras can last for up to 2-years on a single set of batteries and they’re rated for being fully weather-resistant. Rated 4.2/5 stars.

HomeKit cameras, smart locks, Wi-Fi vacuums, more in early Black Friday eufy sale from $20

Eufy via Amazon is offering a wide selection of its HomeKit and other smart home products at killer prices during an early Black Friday sale. One of our favorite deals is the 2K Indoor Pan/Tilt HomeKit-enabled Security Camera at $39.99 shipped. Also available at Anker’s Newegg storefront. Today’s deal saves you 20% from its regular going rate and is the best available. As a smart camera, eufy make sure to tick just about every box here. It’s compatible with Assistant and Alexa, which is normal for most smart cameras. But, eufy sets itself apart from the pack by building in HomeKit support, allowing it to work with all three major smart home operating systems. You’ll find up to 2K video quality available here as well. Rated 4.6/5 stars. Looking for outdoor-rated gear or other smart home products? Head below for even more eufy deals.

This promo nets you $5 + a smart garage door opener at Amazon

Amazon is currently offering the Chamberlain myQ Smart Garage Door Opener for $24.99 Prime shipped. The kicker is that if you’re eligible for Amazon Key In-Garage Delivery, checking out with the promo code KEY30 on this landing page will net you a $30 gift card during your first in-garage delivery. Essentially, Amazon is paying you $5 to get this smart garage door opener. For comparison, you’d normally pay upward of $40 for the black version of this adapter, and today’s deal marks a new all-time low that we’ve tracked in either color. Chamberlain’s myQ Smart Garage Door Opener is compatible with most garage door openers manufactured after 1993 that have standard safety sensors. Once installed and configured, you’ll be able to open or close the garage from inside the house or even when you’re not at home. Plus, you can even set schedules so your garage door closes at the same time every night, ensuring you never go to bed with the garage open again. Rated 4.3/5 stars.

Save up to 33% on Yale HomeKit, Z-Wave, and Zigbee smart locks, more from $100

From $100

Amazon currently offers the Yale Assure Lever HomeKit Smart Lock for $239.99 shipped. Down from its usual $299 going rate, today’s offer saves you 20%, beats our previous mention by $9, and comes within $2 of the all-time low. This version of Yale Assure smart lock stands out from other options on the market with an integrated handle set. On top of being able to leverage your phone to unlock the front door, there’s also a built-in touchscreen, the ability to summon Siri, Alexa, and Assistant for voice commands, and automatic unlocking features. Rated 4.2/5 stars from 365 customers. Head below for more.

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EZVIZ discounts smart cameras, video doorbells, and more in Black Friday sale

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Ahead of Black Friday, EZVIZ is discounting its lineup of smart indoor security cameras, video doorbells, outdoor floodlight cameras, and more starting at $19.99. Across all of the options that are on sale, you’ll find 1080p recording with support for Alexa and Assistant integration, meaning you can pull up feeds on smart displays as well as your smartphone. Not to mention, every EZVIZ camera comes equipped with a built-in microSD card slot for storing up to 256GB of footage locally, removing cloud storage fees and privacy concerns from the equation. Head below for a closer look at everything included in this year’s EZVIZ Black Friday sale as well as out top picks.

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LIFX HomeKit light strips, bulbs, more up to 33% off from $20 ahead of Black Friday

Today, we’re seeing a collection of LIFX HomeKit lighting deals headlined by its Z-TV Color Light Strip for $49.99 shipped at Amazon. Down from its $70 going rate, today’s offer is good for a 30% discount, beats our previous mention by $5, and marks a new all-time low. Perfect for bringing a pop of color into your home theater, or really anywhere else in your smart home, LIFX’s Z Light Strip measures over three feet in length and pairs right to your Wi-Fi. It also stands out from other options on the market with the ability to light up with multiple colors at a time. Alongside HomeKit support, you’ll also find Alexa and Assistant voice control as well as compatibility with the smartphone app and more. Over 1,000 customers have left a 4.3/5 star rating. Head below for more LIFX deals from $20.

Arlo Black Friday sale up to 33% off: Ultra 2 $500, Pro 3 $300, Video Doorbell $100, more

Amazon is discounting a selection of Arlo smart home security cameras and systems ahead of Black Friday starting at $100 shipped. Our top pick is on the Arlo Ultra 2 Spotlight Camera System at $499.99. Typically fetching $600, today’s offer is good for a $100 discount, matches our previous mention for the all-time low, and is only the third time we’ve seen this package on sale. As the newest home security offering from Arlo, the new Ultra 2 Spotlight cameras carry over a similar waterproof design from its predecessors alongside 4K HDR video recording and HomeKit integration. There’s also some improvements like dual-band Wi-Fi support for more reliable access and increased range, as well as 4K cloud storage and advanced object detection with Arlo Smart. Rated 4.3/5 stars and you can get a closer look in our launch coverage. Head below for more.

Sonos Black Friday sale kicks off from $299: Move portable speaker, Beam, more

Update 10/27: We’ve now spotted the Sonos Playbase for $548 shipped at Amazon. That’s $151 off the typical rate there and comes within $28 of the Amazon all-time low. Rated 4.4/5 stars.

Amazon is now discounting a selection of Sonos smart speakers for Black Friday 2020. Headlining is the Sonos Move Portable Speaker for $299 shipped. That’s down $100 from the regular going rate and matching the best price we’ve seen to date. As the first battery-powered speaker from Sonos, the Move features ample connectivity options over Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and AirPlay 2 all in a portable design. Integrated voice control with Alexa brings another level of functionality to the mix alongside up to 11-hours of playtime on a single charge. In our hands-on review, we noted that Sonos “really knocked it out of the park with design and build, functionality, sound quality, and battery life.” Rated 4.7/5 stars. More below.

Best of Black Friday 2020 – home audio: Sonos Move $100 off, onn Soundbar $29, more

For quite a while now, we’ve seen loads of big technology brands target the home audio space, and this year is no exception. Amazon revamped a majority of its Echo lineup, Apple unveiled HomePod mini, and Samsung expanded its soundbar product category. With arguably the best time to shop nearly upon us, this guide aims to serve up the best Black Friday speaker deals we’ve come across. Below you’ll find a breakdown of home theater and smart solutions. Bear in mind that some deals are live now and other sale prices will launch sometime between now and Black Friday.

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Save up to 40% on Schlage Z-Wave and August Smart Locks from $100

From $100

Home Depot is currently offering the Schlage Connect Smart Z-Wave Deadbolt with Handle Set for $179.99 shipped. Typically picking up the deadbolt and handle set would run you $300 at Amazon, with today’s offer saving you 40% and matching our previous mention for the all-time low. Schlage’s Connect deadbolt expands your smart home to the front door thanks to included Z-Wave connectivity for pairing with a variety of systems like SmartThings, Ring, and more. There’s also a built-in touchscreen display, offering yet another way to unlock the door without having to carry a key. The included handle set completes the package with a matching Latitude Lever. Over 2,500 customers have left a 4.5/5 star rating. Head below for more.

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Bring Assistant to the nightstand with Lenovo Smart Clocks from $24 (Save up to 52%)

Update: Lenovo is now offering its Smart Clock Essential for $23.74 when code EXTRAFIVE has been applied at checkout. That’s down another $1 from our previous price cut and matches the best to date.

Walmart is currently offering the Lenovo Smart Clock Essential for $24.88 with free shipping for Walmart+ members or in orders over $35. Typically fetching $49, today’s offer amounts to 49% in savings, matches the expected Black Friday price, and comes within $1 of the all-time low. Bringing Google Assistant to your nightstand, Lenovo’s new Smart Clock Essential packs an LED display for showcasing the time alongside doubling as an alarm clock. You’ll be able to summon Google’s voice assistant for commanding smart home gear and much more, and a 2.4A USB charging port rounds out the notable features. Rated 4.3/5 stars and you can learn more in our launch coverage. Head below for more.

Best of Black Friday 2020 – Smart Home: Nest Mini $19, Nanoleaf 30% off, Philips Hue, more

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We’re now just a little over a week away from Black Friday, with plenty of deals starting to roll out over the coming days. Ahead of all the action, we’re diving into what you can expect when it comes to shopping for smart home upgrades, with everything from discounts on the latest speakers from Amazon and Google to smart home lighting, security packages, and more. Head below to find this year’s best Black Friday smart home deals.

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Anker’s latest eufy Keypad Smart Lock falls to new low of $105 (Save 30%)

EufyHome via Amazon is currently offering its latest Keypad Bluetooth Smart Lock for $105 shipped. Usually selling for $150, today’s offer is good for a 30% discount, beats our previous mention by $15, and is marks a new all-time low. Alongside its Bluetooth connectivity for unlocking the front door from your smartphone, there’s also an integrated keypad to enter pin codes. An added auto-locking feature brings some extra security into the mix, and you’ll even be able to use one of the provided physical keys, as well. Rated 4.3/5 stars. Head below for more.

Wyze takes on Rachio with $50 8-zone smart Sprinkler Controller

It seems the folks at Wyze have been quite busy lately, with the recent launch of a smart Vacuum, new camera, Video Doorbell, Headphones, Thermostat, and many other killer products more. Well, as we head into the holidays, the company is showing no signs of slowing down. Introducing, the brand-new Wyze Sprinkler Controller. That’s right, Wyze now has a product where you can control, schedule, and monitor up to 8-zones of irrigation at your home.

There aren’t many contenders in this space, and Wyze is looking to become the new go-to for smart sprinkler controllers, it seems. Does Rachio have something to worry about with the Wyze Sprinkler Controller? Keep reading to find out everything it has to offer, and make the decision yourself.

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All-new Wyze Vacuum offers LiDAR mapping, virtual walls, SLAM, much more at $199

Wyze is a fan-favorite brand around here when it comes to lower-cost smart home gear, like the brand-new Cam V3, Video Doorbell, Scale, and other budget-focused products. Well, the company is branching out and releasing a smart vacuum, though this will be Wyze’s most expensive product yet at $199. However, in typical fashion, you’ll get a wide array of high-end features that is poised to deliver a great experience for a fraction of what other smart vacuums would cost. What all can the Wyze Vacuum do? Keep reading to find out more.

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Govee’s 2-pack of thermometer/hygrometers have built-in screens + Bluetooth at $8 each

30% off $16

Govee US (99% positive lifetime feedback) via Amazon is offering a 2-pack of its Bluetooth Thermometer/Hygrometer Sensors for $15.99 Prime shipped with the code TBKZTDUP at checkout. Today’s deal saves you $7 and knocks a total of 30% off its regular price. You’ll find that each thermometer/hygrometer can sense temperature and humidity, as well as record highs and lows. There’s a built-in display to showcase the data, but it also features Bluetooth so you can monitor it from an app on your phone just the same. Rated 4.6/5 stars.

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LIFX mini white smart bulb hits Amazon low of under $10.50 (50% off)

50% off $10.50

Amazon is offering the LIFX Mini Dimmable White HomeKit-enabled Smart Bulb for $10.30 Prime shipped. For comparison, it normally fetches around $20 or more at Amazon and today’s deal marks a new all-time low that we’ve tracked. Offering compatibility with HomeKit, Alexa, and Assistant, this smart bulb works with just about every major smart home platform for simple voice control across all your devices. You’ll find a natural, warm white color balance here and the ability to customize the brightness level to fit your mood. Plus, the best part is that no hub is required, making setup super simple. Rated 4.2/5 stars.

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Harman Kardon Citation 100 delivers Google Assistant for $100 (Reg. $150+)

Today only, as part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy is offering the Harman Kardon Citation 100 Smart Speaker for $99.99 shipped. As a comparison, it originally sold for $350 but trends between $150 and $200 more regularly. Today’s deal is the best we’ve seen in a few months. With a sleek fabric design and integrated Google Assistant controls, this smart speaker departs from other popular alternatives out there by delivering standout visuals. You can pair this speaker with other Harman Kardon offerings to deliver multi-room or stereo sound. Rated 4.8/5 stars.

Belkin unveils ‘smallest 60W charger’ alongside HomeKit-ready outdoor plug

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Earlier today Belkin took the wraps off a couple of new gadgets. One joins its BOOST↑CHARGE lineup of accessories while the other delivers smart outdoor power outlets. BOOST↑CHARGE PRO comes out swinging at the competition with claims of being the smallest 60W charger on the market. Meanwhile, the new Wemo WiFi Outdoor Smart Plug touts an IP44 weatherproof rating with support for Apple HomeKit, Amazon Alexa, and Google Assistant. Continue reading to learn more.

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HomeKit adorns meross’ latest dimmable smart RGB table lamp [Deal]

$30 $27

meross is becoming one of the go-to brands for budget-focused HomeKit gear, and they’re at it again with a new Wi-Fi LED Lamp that offers support for Apple’s smart home ecosystem, as well as both Assistant and Alexa. The company’s brand-new lamp offers RGB lighting and is dimmable, meaning you can easily make it match any scene or setup that you have in your home. It supports voice control and honestly, is something that will really add a bit of flair to your setup. Having just released today, we’re already tracking a discount on meross’ latest smart lamp, so head below for more details.

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Aqara launches HomeKit Secure Video camera that doubles as a Zigbee hub [Deal]

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Today, Aqara is launching the latest addition to its lineup of smart home accessories with a new indoor security camera. Doubling as a Zigbee hub, the new device packs 1080p recording alongside HomeKit Secure Video functionality and more. Head below the fold for all of the details on the new Aqara HomeKit Camera G2H as well as how to lock-in a launch day discount.

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Arlo Floodlight/Doorbell Cam Review: Package detection + 3,000-lumen security

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Recently, Arlo launched the Pro 3 Floodlight Camera, making them one of the few companies to produce a security cam built into a floodlight that can tie into a larger ecosystem of products. With the ability to function wirelessly, off solar, or through constant power, the Pro 3 Floodlight Cam provides the ability to be mounted anywhere around your house, something that Ring’s Floodlight Cam just can’t deliver. Plus, with HomeKit support in tow, the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Cam could be the perfect addition to your smart home. On the flip side, the Arlo Video Doorbell doesn’t offer HomeKit compatibility, but you’ll find several other great features that tie into the Arlo ecosystem well, like smart notifications, a wide field-of-view, and much more. So, without further ado, here’s our hands-on review of the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight and Doorbell cameras.

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Wyze breaks the mold with $30 Video Doorbell, ANC Headphones, Smart Thermostat

Wyze, a fan-favorite at 9to5 for budget-focused smart home gear, is announcing three new products today. All will have slightly different release dates, but we’ll dive into what each new item has to offer. You’ll find that Wyze is releasing a much-desired video doorbell, a pair of active noise-canceling headphones, and even a smart thermostat. What all will you get with the new Wyze gear? Keep reading to find out.

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Arlo’s new Essential Wire-Free Video Doorbell offering wireless home security

Arlo is updating its home security lineup with the Essential Wire-Free Video Doorbell. This product expands Arlo’s lineup of “essential” smart home gear that works without a hub, allowing for a simpler and more cost-effective setup. You’ll find that the Wire-Free Video Doorbell offers similar features to its wired companion, including 180-degree viewing angle, motion detection, 2-way audio, and much more.

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Amazon Alexa Print debuts shortly before Google Cloud Print meets its demise

These days it can often feel like a waste to print something out. A situation that is only strained further by tech companies that consistently try to rid us of the need for a pen and paper. While in most cases this is arguably a good thing, there are times when having a printout may be the best approach. This is where Alexa Print steps into frame. It makes it a cinch to request a printed copy of your shopping list, a coloring page, recipe, and the list goes on. These examples merely scratch the surface of all that Alexa Print is capable of. Continue reading to learn more.

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Wyze Cam Outdoor Review: Easy wireless setup with night vision for $50 [Video]

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Continuing the line of affordable home surveillance and security devices, the Wyze Cam Outdoor is packed with features for the $50 price point. With motion detection, two weeks of free cloud storage, continuous recording with a micro SD card, and super-easy setup, there’s a lot to check out. Head below to watch the video and see it in action.

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meross brings HomeKit control to its popular smart garage door remote [Deal]

When it comes to more affordable smart home accessories, meross is routinely one of the more eye-catching brands we feature here at 9to5. With HomeKit control entering on a variety of its accessories, the latest of its Siri-enabled devices is now available for purchase. And it’s already on sale, too. The new meross HomeKit Garage Opener Remote brings smart home control to an existing garage door with support for all three major voice assistants. Head below for all of the details on the new release, and for more on locking in the launch pricing.

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Anker’s new eufy Drop is a smart mailbox designed to protect your packages

Today Anker’s eufy sub-brand is unveiling its latest smartphone accessory, and it’s unlike anything they’ve ever done before. The new eufy Drop is a smart camera drop box for your packages, valuables, and more that’s designed to sit on your front porch and monitor activity. It’s designed to work in tandem with the brand’s line of smart cameras and other accessories, which have also seen notable growth in recent years. However, you won’t be finding HomeKit support here just yet, like Anker’s other smart cameras, but there’s still plenty of smart tech packed into this box. Full details on pricing, availability, and more can be found below.

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