Make your home Smart Home, these 5 devices will help you

The word smart can have multiple meanings in the case of consumer technology. All types of gadgets and devices can come in this. However, this usually means a device that is connected to the Internet and can use this connection to bring some extra functionality. There are many Internet of Things (IoT) products available in the Indian market. We have come up with a guide line to help you make your home smart.

Best Smart Speaker: Google Nest Audio
One of the versatile smart speakers with a microphone for voice recognition, good sound quality and Google Assistant-like access. Talking about the price, the price of this device is Rs 7,999. Smart for Google Assistant means Google Nest Audio can be used to control IoT devices around the home, as with most third-party products like smart bulbs, smart plugs, air purifiers and more, Google Voice Assistants are designed to work with you.

Best Smart Bulb: Mi LED Wi-Fi Smart Bulb
The easiest and often most affordable IoT product you can buy is a smart bulb and it’s a great way to get started with setting up your home automation. One of the best smart bulbs you can buy right now. Talking about the price, the price of Mi LED Wi-Fi Smart Bulb is Rs 1,299. It is possible to control this smart bulb using the app from anywhere in the world, provided you have internet connectivity and the bulb is connected to your home Wi-Fi. You can also change the color of the light as the 10W bulb supports 16 million colors and works directly without the need for an IoT bridge controller. It is rated to work for 11 years. You can adjust the brightness and it also works with Google Assistant and Alexa for voice control operation. It is one of the most unique and feature-laden smart bulbs in the market.

Best Smart Plug: Realme Smart Plug
Realme Smart Plug is one of the most affordable 6A smart plugs you can buy right now. The Realme Smart Plug makes it easy to control any connected device and appliance. It can be voice controlled using Google Assistant and Alexa and also works with the Realme Link app where you can set a timer or control the power status. There is a physical button to control the smart plug and it is much smaller than its competitors. Thus it becomes a little easier to use it in small spaces. This is a great way to automate and connect small devices like lamps, mosquito repellents and power strips.

Best Smart Camera: Godrej Spotlight Pan-Tilt Home Security Camera
The Godrej Spotlight Pan-Tilt Home Security Camera is a bit more expensive in terms of competition from companies like Xiaomi and Realme. But this India has decades of experience in providing security solutions in India. The camera has a large field of vision. It can be controlled using the Godrej Spotlight app, has microSD and cloud storage for video clips, and has two-way communication.

Amazon Smart Plug: Talking about the price, the price of Amazon Smart Plug is Rs 1,999. The Amazon Smart Plug only works with Alexa and is quite large on the side. However, there is a feature called ‘Power State Retention’ which is very useful for those parts of India where there are frequent power cuts.