• Works in every home
  • Dimmable out of the box
  • Easy to install yourself

Meet the award-winning range of smart LED bulbs

Discover the widest range of shapes, sizes, and styles. Offering instant, out-of-the-box dimming and a rich quality of light, these smart bulbs let you light your home your way.

Compare the Philips Hue color ranges

Use soft dimmable white for functional spaces or warm-to-cool light to enhance those everyday moments. Need more? Get the ultimate in lighting with millions of colors of rich, powerful light.

soft warm white setting

Soft white

The White range provides a soft warm white light with instant wireless dimming.

warm to cool white setting

Warm-to-cool white

The White ambiance range offers 50,000 shades of warm white light and cool daylight as well as instant wireless dimming.

million of colors setting

Millions of colors

The White and color ambiance range offers both warm-to-cool white and millions of colors of light — and yes, it instantly dims, too!

Bluetooth or Bridge

Two ways to set up smart lights

Start with Bluetooth

Start with Bluetooth

The easy start to smart light

Screw in a light bulb. Plug in a lamp. Open an app and connect. When you use Philips Hue with Bluetooth, you get instant control over 10 lights in a single room. It couldn’t get any simpler.

Start and expand with Hue Bridge

Start and expand with Hue Bridge

Unlock the full experience

Start with a Hue Bridge — or add to your existing Bluetooth setup — to get the full suite of features. Add up to 50 bulbs or lights, expand your setup to multiple rooms (even outside!), set routines, and control your lights from anywhere in the world. 

Manage your setup with the app

Turn lights on and off, dim and brighten the room, set scenes, and more — all in the Philips Hue app.

Manage your setup with the app

Go hands free with voice

Simple voice commands allow you to control your bulbs with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri.

Go hands free with voice

Control your way

Use the Philips Hue app, your voice, or smart accessories to control your setup.

Use smart accessories

Philips Hue bulbs work seamlessly with smart accessories such as the Hue dimmer switch or the Hue smart button.

Use smart accessories
Suitable for any home

Suitable for any home

All of our smart LED bulbs feature standard base sizes and types, meaning they fit into almost any light fixture.

Works out of the box

Works out of the box

It's as simple as screwing in a light bulb — literally. Once in your fixture, our smart LED bulbs can dim, brighten, and set the mood instantly.

Where to put smart bulbs

Questions & answers

What are the differences between White, White ambiance, and White and color ambiance Philips Hue bulbs?
Do Philips Hue bulbs work with normal lamps and fixtures?
What is the range of a Hue Bridge-controlled Philips Hue setup?
What is the range of a Bluetooth-controlled Philips Hue setup?
How do I know if I can use a spotlight with my transformer?
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Bulb dimensions

Dimensions (WxHxD)



Operational humidity

5% <H<95% (non condensing)

Operational temperature

-10°C – 45°C

Extra feature/accessory incl.

Dimmable with Hue app and switch



2 years


Light characteristics

Color rendering index (CRI)


Packaging information





2 year(s)

Technical specifications

Lumen output at 4000K

400 lumen



Bulb technology


The bulb



Color temperature



50 mm



Form factor



58 mm

Input voltage



15,000 hour(s)

Light output

Warm to cool white light

Lumen output

400 lm

Max. operation power

5.5 W

Max. standby power

0.5 W

Number of switching cycles


Power factor


Rated lifetime

15,000 hour(s)

Software upgradable

when connected to Bluetooth App or Hue Bridge

Start up

Instant 100% light output


5.5 W

Wattage equivalent

50 W

Communication protocol

Bluetooth and Zigbee

Deep dimmable


Software upgradable

When connected to Bluetooth App or Hue Bridge

What's in the box

Hue bulbs


What's supported

Compatible with Effects


HomeKit compatible


Philips Hue App

IOS 15 and above

Android 10.0 and above

Voice assistants

Amazon Alexa

Google Assistant

Apple HomeKit (Via Hue Bridge)

Microsoft Cortana (Via Hue Bridge)

Packaging dimensions and weight

EAN/UPC - product


Net weight

0.1 kg

Gross weight

0.14 kg


174 mm


72 mm


72 mm

Material number (12NC)



User manual

No manual available

Disposal of the product

At the end of (economic) life dispose the product according to local rules and do not dispose the product with regular household waste. The correct disposal of your product will help prevent potential negative consequences for the environment and human health


No dismantle information available

*When a bulb displays "Up to" a certain number of lumens in its specifications, it displays the maximum lumen output of the bulb. It shows how bright the bulb can get at 2700 K (White bulbs) or 4000 K (White ambiance or White and color ambiance bulbs). Learn more about brightness