Are you looking for smart home devices in a budget range? Nowadays you don’t have a spend a fortune to have the best gadgets. In this article, I have gathered all the most useful smart home products that will not break your bank.
Bond is an amazing product which can transform any ceiling fan into a smart fan. I have seen other solutions but Bond has the simplest implementation.
Bond provides all the necessary instructions via its smartphone app and it won’t take more than two minutes to set the whole thing. It can control your fan light and speed. Also, Google home or Amazon Echo can be used to control your fan via voice commands.
2. Fire TV Cube
Recently, Amazon announced Fire TV Cube which combines both Alexa voice assistant and Fire TV’s streaming services in a small enclosure. That means now you can also control your tv by using your voice.
In terms of design, Fire TV Cube has a glowing blue led light similar to other Alexa devices to indicate that Alexa is listening. Also, there are four physical buttons (volume, mute and Alexa) above the Cube. In addition, the Fire TV Cube is capable of playing 4K Ultra HD content at 60 fps with HDR10 support and Dolby Atmos.
Overall, It looks incredible and performs very well. In my opinion, if you are looking for a streaming device then you should consider Fire TV Cube.
3. Ring Wi-Fi Enabled Video Doorbell
Ring Video Doorbells have transformed traditional security cameras while providing motion-responsive video alerts and recording. That means you will never miss a visitor who pressed the doorbell.
Ring doorbell gives you not only the ability to check who is in front of the door but also talk back to visitors from your smartphone.
Ring provides you all the necessary tools and instructions for easy installation. If you have an existing doorbell with 8-24VAC supply then you can replace it with old wiring.
4. TP-Link HS300
TP-Link HS300 is a smart outlet which allows you to connect multiple devices and turn them into smart devices. That means you can turn on/off any device by voice commands. Additionally, HS300 is also ETL certified surge protection outlet which can protect your expensive appliances from sudden power surges.
The design of HS300 is quite minimal. It has three 5V/2.4A USB ports and six individually controlled plug outlets.
5. Canary View
The canary view is a younger brother of Canary All-in-One. It is a battery powered indoor/outdoor security camera which has one of the most seamless setups. It looks exactly the same as the more expensive All-In-One which is not a bad thing.
The view has a 1080p HD resolution camera with a 147-degree field of view, two-way audio, motion, and person detection. Also, It can be controlled via Echo Show, Echo Spot, Fire TV, Wink, and Google Home.
Overall, the View offers an incredible security camera for an amazing price.