Game Changing Home Entertainment

Game Changing Home Entertainment

Philips Hue is the only smart lighting brand to easily sync your color-capable smart lights with movies and video games for thrilling home entertainment. The game-changing Hue Sync technology captures the content you're watching or playing and translates it into an immediate light script to create a colorful full-room experience.

Seamlessly blend colors

Get a seamless blend of multiple colors of light — at the same time — in a single lamp. The colors flow together naturally, casting light against the wall to showcase a unique effect behind your TV.

Surround lighting effects

Surround lighting effects

Experience the magic of surround lighting! The Play gradient light tube reacts to the content on the entire screen in real time, creating a captivating television viewing and gaming experience. Pair with other Philips Hue color-capable lights for a truly immersive effect. Requires the Philips Hue Play HDMI sync box and Hue Bridge (sold separately).

High-quality, versatile design

High-quality, versatile design

Made with sturdy, high-quality materials, the Play gradient light tube can be laid flat at the base of the TV or even mounted to the underside of a TV stand or a shelf above. No matter the location, it shines a bright, bold gradient of colorful light.

Wash the wall with a gradient of light

Wash the wall with a gradient of light

Rotate the light tube 340 degrees to direct its blend of colorful light anywhere you’d like, creating a wash of indirect lighting without any glare on the TV itself.

Two sizes for a perfect fit

Two sizes for a perfect fit

The Play gradient light tube comes in two sizes. The compact light tube is recommended for TVs up to 55 inches, while the large light tube is recommended for 60-inch and larger TVs.

Hue Sync mobile app and Hue Bridge required

Hue Sync mobile app and Hue Bridge required

The Philips Hue Play gradient light tube requires the Philips Hue Play HDMI sync box, Hue Sync mobile app, and a Hue Bridge. The Bridge also allows you to add up to 50 lights and accessories throughout your entire home, create timers and routines, and control your lights from anywhere — inside or outside your home — with the Hue app. The Philips Hue Play HDMI sync box and Hue Bridge are sold separately.


Design and finishing





Packaging information



Product dimensions and weight

Net weight

1.89 lb

Cable length

2 m

Height maximum

1.34 inch


54.21 inch


1.22 inch



2 year(s)

Technical specifications

Lumen output at 4000K

1,800 lm

Lifetime up to

25,000 hour(s)

Total lumen output fixture

1800lm @4000K / 1260lm @2700K

Mains power

100-240 V

50-60 Hz



Built in LED


Energy class included light source


Wattage bulb included

20 W

IP code


Class of protection

III - safe extra low voltage

Lumen output at 2700K

1,260 lm

What's supported

Compatible with Effects


Philips Hue App

IOS 15 and above

Android 10.0 and above

Packaging dimensions and weight

EAN/UPC - product


Net weight

1.02 kg

Gross weight

1.74 kg


100 mm


1,416 mm


120 mm

Material number (12NC)



User manual

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