• Works in every home
  • Dimmable straight 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 colour 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 colours 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 colours setting

Millions of colours

The White and colour ambience range offers both warm-to-cool white and millions of colours of light – and yes, it instantly dims, too!

Manage your set-up 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 set-up 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 that 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 ambience and White and colour ambience Philips Hue bulbs?
Do Philips Hue bulbs work with normal lamps and fixtures?
What is the range of a Hue Bridge-controlled Philips Hue set-up?
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Lamp dimensions

Dimensions (WxHxD)



Operational humidity

5% <H<95% (non-condensing)

Operational temperature

-20°C to 45°C

Extra feature/accessory incl.

Dimmable with the Hue app and switches



2 years


Light characteristics

Colour rendering index (CRI)


Packaging information



Power consumption

Energy efficiency label (EEL)




2 year(s)

Technical specifications

Lumen output at 4000K

1,521 lm


172 g

Bulb technology




EPREL registration number


The bulb

Reference Control Setting*

4000K; via Hue app scene "Cool bright"

Colour temperature



60 mm

Form factor


Input voltage



25,000 h

Light output

Warm to cool white light

Lumen output

1521 lm @ 4000K

Max. standby power

0.5 W

Number of switching cycles


Power factor


Rated lifetime

25,000 h

Software upgradable

when connected to the Bluetooth app or Hue Bridge

Start up

Instant 100% light output


15 W

Communication protocol

Bluetooth and Zigbee

Software upgradable

When connected to Bluetooth app or Hue Bridge

What's in the box

Hue bulbs


What's supported

Compatible with Effects feature


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)

Defined support period

5 years, except 3 years for Hue Bridge (see “End of Support Policy”)

Packaging dimensions and weight

EAN/UPC - product


Net weight

0.15 kg

Gross weight

0.21 kg


210 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

1 Find the MR16 transformer compatibility list here.

*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 colour ambiance bulbs). Learn more about brightness