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Philips Hue smart lighting starter kit is on sale for only $84 at Best Buy

You can save $30 on the typical retail price of the Hue starter kit.
Written by Charlie Osborne, Contributing Writer
Best Buy

As summer comes to a close and winter is on the horizon, we may be giving more thought to how comfortable our homes are through the season.

If you're looking to upgrade from standard bulbs to something smarter, you can take advantage of Best Buy's current sale on Philips Hue products. You can pick up a Philips Hue smart lighting starter kit containing four smart bulbs and a bridge device (although the latter isn't necessary for controlling your bulbs). 

The Philips Hue smart lighting starter kit is on sale for $84, a 30% discount or savings of $36 on the typical $119 retail price. 

Lighting and ambiance can often be an afterthought, but if planned correctly, can be a relaxing factor -- especially in the evenings and at night. 

In my own living room setup, I have hanging LED drop lights around the curtains, LED strips behind the TV, and freestanding lamps. However, my two Philips Hue lights, connected to Alexa, are the light sources I use the most as they can be voice controlled. 

While the Philips Hue starter set above is white only, and not color, the quality of the lighting is still superior to standard bulbs. I tend to set the lights up for a brighter white when I'm working or studying, and then I can dim them for a more relaxed setting when I'm relaxing. 

You can also purchase a dual set of Philips Hue white LED bulbs for $21 at best Buy, a discount of $9.

If you are more interested in exploring colored options, Best Buy is also offering a Geek Squad refurb color starter kit for $134, saving customers $65 off the $199 RRP.

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