Smart light bulbs

With different types of shapes and bases, our smart bulbs can fit almost any lamp or fixture in your home — making it easy to add smart light throughout your home.

Do smart bulbs work without Wi-Fi?

Yes! Philips Hue smart bulbs can be controlled by Bluetooth or the Hue Bridge, which uses Zigbee to communicate with the bulbs.

How do smart bulbs work?

Smart bulbs feature a tiny computer chip that lets them communicate with your phone, smart assistant, or accessories, whether through Bluetooth or Zigbee.

Do smart light bulbs work in any lamp?

Smart bulbs come in most of the standard bases, meaning they will fit into most lamps.

Do all smart bulbs need a smart hub?

No. Philips Hue smart light bulbs are Bluetooth capable, meaning that you can use them without the Hue Bridge. However, adding the Hue Bridge unlocks more smart lighting features.

Learn about smart light bulbs

Smart lighting explained

If you're still wondering what smart bulbs can really do, start with our guide to smart lighting.