Signify has announced that Philips Hue with Bluetooth is now available in the Indian market. Customers can now connect up to 10 bulbs and light strips in a room using the Philips Hue Bluetooth App, which uses Bluetooth Low Energy for connectivity. The app can be used to turn lights on and off, dim or brighten them to the preferred setting, choosing a shade from millions of colors or any shade of white light in addition to the pre-set scenes to match your daily routine. Philips Hue with Bluetooth also works with your voice. You can easily control your Hue Bluetooth lights directly with Alexa or Google assistant.
Philips Hue bulb with Bluetooth is available in the traditional A19 light bulb shape. The product falls in the category of White and Color Ambiance bulb (₹4500), offering access to 16 million colors and 50000 shades of white light. Similarly, Hue Lightstrips with Bluetooth also comes in White and Color Ambiance category (Lightstrip Base unit of 2 meter length @ Rs. 7899/- and Lightstrip Extension unit of 1 meter length @ Rs. 4399/-).
About the launch, Mr. Sumit Joshi, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Signify Innovations India, said, “People often underestimate the power that lighting can have on the ambiance of a room. By adding Bluetooth to our Philips Hue smart lighting, we’re making it easy to experiment and have fun with light at home. All it requires is the smartphone you already have. We’re confident that once you start, you’ll want to keep exploring what else Hue can do.”