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Top 5 smart LED holiday lights for your house


The holiday season is right around the corner which means you must be looking for decoration ideas. Lights have always been an integral part of holiday preparations and thanks to technological advancements, you can use smart lights to take your holiday decor look to the next level.

These smart lights give you plenty of customization options so that you can have a truly unique customization. You can set timers so that they turn on and off automatically. There is even support for music syncing when you are having a fun dance party. The best part is these lights are waterproof which means nothing to worry about when it comes to using them for outdoor decor.

Without any further delay, here are the top 5 smart LED holiday lights for your house.

Nanoleaf Matter Smart Holiday String Lights

Nanoleaf’s Matter Smart Holiday String Lights measure 20 meters in length. It has 250 addressable LEDs with over 16 million colors. You also get tunable Whites to adjust the white tone to your preference. It has customizable color palettes and lighting animations. You can even sync it with your favorite songs and see them light up to the beat of the track. The string is Black and the cable length to the first LED is 2.4 meters. It has a brightness of 250 lumens and comes with an IP44 rating.

This smart light can be controlled via voice and smart home ecosystems like Google Home, Apple Home, Samsung Smart Things, and Amazon Alexa. It also has an official Nanonleaf companion app for Android, iOS, and the web. A single-touch button is given for manual control as well.

It works with Bluetooth, WiFi, or Matter over WiFi. You will need a Matter-compatible smart home hub and iOS/tvOS 16.5+ or Android OS 8.1+ to connect to a smart home ecosystem. You get two years of warranty with these smart lights.

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Govee Christmas String Lights

Govee’s Christmas String Lights come with adjustable colors and brightness levels. Its Uni-IC Control technology allows users to choose from 16 million colors for each LED bead independently. There are over 99 holiday scene modes to choose from like Christmas, Halloween, New Year, and Valentine’s Day.

The smart lights have an IP65 rating for water resistance which makes them perfect for outdoor usage. There is a built-in mic to help you sync lights with the music you are playing. The lights can be controlled with Govee’s official companion app, Google Home, and Amazon Alexa. These are available in 66ft (20 meters) and 33ft (10 meters) size options.

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Govee Permanent Outdoor Lights Pro

If you are looking for smart LED holiday lights specifically for the outdoors, have a look at Govee’s Permanent Outdoor Lights Pro. These RGBWWIC lights are cuttable and come with 16 million colors. You can choose from 75 different scene modes for different occasions.

The best part is that these lights have an IP67-rated adapter and outdoor lights and an IP65-rated control box. These are made with anti-UV material, so you can use them without any direct sunlight degradation issues. The lights can be controlled with Matter, Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and Govee’s official companion app.

It is available in a single size of 100ft (30 meters) but you can choose from Black and White colors.

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Twinkly Strings Smart Lights

This is the multicolor plus White color edition of the Twinkly Strings smart lights. It offers more than 16 million colors along with Warm White. You can create groups of multiple devices and set automated playlists. There are numerous presets for effects and animations as well as the ability to create custom ones.

These smart lights can be synced with music. There is an official companion app that lets you control various aspects of these lights like the brightness level and timer. It is waterproof which makes them ideal for the outdoors. The lights can be set up easily with Bluetooth and WiFi. It works with Google Home, Amazon Alexa, and Homey.

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Govee Curtain Lights

If you are looking for something unique to decorate your house, then have a look at the Govee Curtain Lights. As the name suggests, these smart lights are meant for your curtains. It essentially turns your curtains into a dynamic DIY light art canvas. It has 520 LEDs and choose from various pictures and texts to show on your curtains. The best part is you can even upload a GIF.

There is a music mode for rhythm-matching lights. You can sync three sets of lights to create bigger and clearer design patterns. There are over 107 scene modes to choose from. These lights also integrate with other Govee smart lights for a more immersive experience. The lights are IP65-rated and the control box is IP54-rated.

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Ajit Singh
Ajit is a freelance tech reporter who loves everything tech but has a soft corner for Android. He started his stint in tech journalism in 2015 and has previously worked with publications like Digit India and Android Headlines. You can also find his work on MySmartPrice.

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