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

Kick start your smart lighting

Each Philips Hue starter kit comes with a unique combination of lights, accessories and a Hue Bridge to give you everything you need to begin your journey with smart light.

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 Hue app.

Personalise with the Hue app

Go hands-free with voice

Control the bulbs in your starter kit – and any other Hue lights you add – with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant or Siri.

Voice-control activation

Control your way

Use a Hue app, your voice or smart accessories to control your set-up.

Use smart accessories

Add any Hue smart accessory, such as the Hue dimmer switch or Hue motion sensor, to control the lights anywhere in your home.

Philips Hue smart accesories
Philips Hue is easy to install

Easy to set up, easier to use

Got a few minutes? That's all it takes to set up: connect the Hue Bridge to your Wi-Fi router, screw in your bulbs and customise your lights in the app.

Philips Hue range of products

Whole-home control

With the Hue Bridge, you can add up to 50 lights and 12 accessories throughout your entire home – including outside.

Where to use your Philips Hue starter kit

Questions & Answers

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Can I control my Philips Hue starter kit with my voice?
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Bulb dimensions

Dimensions (WxHxD)



Operational humidity

5% <H<95% (non condensing)

Operational temperature

-20°C to 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

1,055 lm


72 g

Bulb technology




Lumen output at 2700K

806 lm

The bridge

Length X Width

mm mm

The bulb

Color temperature

2000K-6500K +16 million colors


60 mm

Form factor



109 mm

Input voltage



25,000 hour(s)

Light output

White and color light

Lumen output

806 lm @ 2700K

1055 lm @ 4000K

Max. operation power

9 W

Max. standby power

0.5 W

Number of switching cycles


Power factor


Rated lifetime

25,000 hour(s)

Software upgradable

when connected to Bluetooth App or Hue Bridge

Start up

Instant 100% light output


11 W

Wattage equivalent

75 W

Communication protocol

Bluetooth and Zigbee

Software upgradable

When connected to Bluetooth App or Hue Bridge

What's in the box

Ethernet network cable


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

0.4 kg

Gross weight

0.78 kg


140 mm


176 mm


146 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 colour ambiance bulbs). Learn more about brightness