Create your personal wireless lighting environment with the Philips Hue connected bulbs and wireless bridge. And control it all with your iPhone or iPad from wherever you are. You can connect up to 50 Hue light bulbs to a single system, while using as much as 80% less energy than traditional bulbs.
Each Hue light bulb delivers 600 lumens and produces all shades of white, from warm to cold, and a wide variety of color. Each bulb uses 80% less power than a traditional light bulb.
It's easy to extend your lighting system with additional single bulbs. All you need is the bridge that comes with the Starter Pack.
- Create and control your personal lighting scheme from your iPhone or iPad
- Wireless connectivity via easy-to-set-up bridge
- Light bulbs are compatible with most sockets
- Great quality of bright white light with tunable white and colors
- Create light settings based on your favorite photos
- Tune, dim, and control Hue from anywhere
- Choose from expert light recipes to help you relax or concentrate
- Set timers to help you wake up and pace your day
Did you notice?Each hue light bulb uses 80% less power than a traditional light bulb.
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What's in the Box?
- Single Pack: One Hue Light Bulb
- Starter Pack: Three Hue light bulbs, One Hue bridge, Power supply for Hue bridge, LAN cable to connect the Hue bridge to your router
- UPC or EAN No.: 046677426361
- Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple's Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.
- The Hue Bridge (included in the Starter Pack) is required for operation
Meet the hue app. The amazing way to control every Philips hue bulb in your home. All in the palm of your hand. It makes the light switch look like it came from the Dark Ages.
With hue, you’ll see light in a whole new way. It lets you play with tone, contrast and colour to create any lighting mood you could dream of. It’s clever, intuitive and connected. It‘s so much more than just a light bulb.
We call it PERSONAL WIRELESS LIGHTING.
hue lets you express who you are, through the way you light your home. With a vast palette of light and colour. So you can set your inner Picasso free.
hue can be wherever you want and you can access it whenever you want. Any room. Any space. All wirelessly, through your smart device. Clever, hey?
At its heart, hue is a lighting solution for the home. It’s functional and practical. But it can also be emotive and inspiring. It’ll change the way you think about home lighting. Forever.
See what hue can do for you:
- Can a light bring back your fondest memories? hue can.
Choose your favourite holiday photos from your library and use the colour picker to recreate the ambience of that safari sunset, island paradise or snow-
- Can a light be a better guard dog than your guard dog? hue can.
Turn your lights on or off remotely using your iPhone or iPad. Even set the lights to come on automatically, just before you return home.
- Can a light help you get better grades? hue can.
Use the ‘CONCENTRATE’ Light Recipe to help you pay attention and stay focussed for longer.
- Can a light help you unwind after a long, hard day? hue can.
The ‘RELAX’ Light Recipe sets your lights to a specific yellow-white tone, scientifically proven to have a calming effect.
The possibilities are endless with hue.
Requires the Philips hue starter pack (3 Philips hue bulbs and hue bridge). Single bulbs can then be added, up to a maximum of 50 per bridge.
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Ratings & Reviews
Incredibly simple to setup with spectacular results.
Got this system for a small (about 12 x 12) home office. Have one bulb in the ceiling fan, one in a small lamp in the far corner o Got this system for a small (about 12 x 12) home office. Have one bulb in the ceiling fan, one in a small lamp in the far corner of the room and one in an accent light behind my laptop while on its stand. Setup couldn't be easier... insert the bulbs and turn them all on, plug the signal unit into one of the open ethernet ports on your base station (cable included) and connect the AC adapter. Start the app up and press the button on the signal unit and you're all set. Bulbs at their highest setting are brighter than expected though still not as bright as conventional bulbs but that's to be expected. Really phenomenal option for people who work from home and want total control over the brightness of multiple lights to optimize their screen work. Price may seem steep but it is what it is. Though once you install it and use it you'll think it's worth every penny. …
- Written by Rob K from Tempe
270 of 283 people found this useful
I read an article and decided to purchase this product over a much more expensive home lighting system. One day later....Extremely I read an article and decided to purchase this product over a much more expensive home lighting system. One day later....Extremely Happy! Product was very easy and simple to set up...in Fact my six year old did all of the connections and i downloaded the app. The light output is as good or better than your normal light bulb and the color combination you see and get its just makes it that much better. I installed one on my sons room and tried the gradually dimming feature and it worked on the first try. If you are considering spending over 4K on a full house lighting system....make sure you spend the $199 starter kit and you will be Happy you did. I will be ordering more bulbs as they become available to change the entire house to this new system. …
- Written by karla V from Miramar
214 of 239 people found this useful
So Far So Good
Very cool product. App could use some tweaking to make it a bit easier to use as there was a bit of a learning curve. All in all Very cool product. App could use some tweaking to make it a bit easier to use as there was a bit of a learning curve. All in all, set up was very easy (less than 3 minutes). I have the starter pack and 2 additional bulbs. I'll be ordering 10 more today to set up more rooms. Groups are a bit of a pain to set up as you have to create a scene and from what I can figure out so far can only set up colors in a group from an existing photo. Colors can be adjusted on an individual light but won't save unless in a scene. Could be I need to spend even more time on the app. Fade function didn't work in my first few trials but again I expect this to be me just taking more time to figure everything out. I also haven't been able to get a group programmed on my iphone to appear on the home ipad for others to use. Not sure if there's a way but will be a pain to set them up on multiple devices. Only a 2 year warranty even though they say the light is good for 15. Having stated all the learning issues, it's a very cool product, easy to get started and in my opinion completely replaces a crestron type lighting system. It is expensive but much less than a home lighting system would be. I will continue to hopefully replace every bulb in the house as various sizes are hopefully released. …
- Written by Bryan R from Cypress
194 of 208 people found this useful
A fun toy
Got the starter set for Christmas. Didn't know if I'd like it. But I do. It makes the regular lights seem so limited.
I star Got the starter set for Christmas. Didn't know if I'd like it. But I do. It makes the regular lights seem so limited.
I started using two ceiling lights and a bloom in my bedroom to wake me up in the morning (4 AM). I set it on "3 minutes" so the lights would become bright yellow/red over a period of 3 minutes. Kind of like the sun coming up. Seems a lot easier to wake up.
I watch TV with three ceiling bulbs on a low magenta color. Adds just enough ambient light to the room.
I think of Vue lights as a "toy", but a very enjoyable toy. Have them in the den, the bedroom, and the living room. Just ordered two more bulbs! …
- Written by Steve K from Bonney Lake
Works as Promised
I figured I better write a review here to counter some of the negative reviews. I have been using the Hue app, website and lights I figured I better write a review here to counter some of the negative reviews. I have been using the Hue app, website and lights throughout my apartment as part of recent renovation where I am doing more techie stuff. The product works exactly like it should every time. …
- Written by Micah B from Bronx
Can no longer connect after app update
Two updates ago I lost all of my scenes. With the newest update my scenes all came back but I can no longer connect to my bridge o Two updates ago I lost all of my scenes. With the newest update my scenes all came back but I can no longer connect to my bridge or even turn my lights on! For such expensive bulbs you'd think they'd have better support! …
- Written by Laura K from Los Angeles
3 of 4 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
can you use two hue bulbs in the same lamp / fixture
- Asked by Ann B from Washington
- Feb 23, 2014
What is the different with this and the GU10 bulb? The price are the same.
- Asked by Aaron W
- Jan 6, 2014
is this bulb very bright or quite dim?
- Asked by M V O
- Jun 19, 2013
is not very bright... and is not quite dim... i say in between like 40W - 60W normal bulb.
- Answered by Alvaro A from Santiago
- Jun 25, 2013
Will the bulbs automatically illuminate when in close proximity while carrying your iPhone, iPad or iPod?
- Asked by Jamey F from Penticton
- Jun 2, 2013
Right now it only offers geofence, meaning you can program the lights to turn on and off when you ar Right now it only offers geofence, meaning you can program the lights to turn on and off when you arrive / leave home. There is no "close-proximity" sensor that would work the same way but just walking in and out of a room. …
- Answered by Esaie D from Montreal
- Aug 8, 2013
Does the Single Pack work with iOS devices, or am I also required to purchase the bridge as well?
- Asked by Joe K from Fort Lauderdale
- Jun 18, 2013
You need to have a Hue bridge. You will not be able to control bulbs without it.
- Answered by John S from Chula Vista
- Jul 19, 2013