87+ Must-see Cyber Monday smart home deals live now: Google Home, smart lights, plugs and more!

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Smart home tech is everywhere you look in 2021. From being able to control light bulbs from your phone or adjusting your home's heater with your voice, there are smarter and easier ways to do just about anything.

We've seen a lot of this technology become more affordable than ever in recent years, though we'll certainly never complain about being able to save even more. Cyber Monday is officially in full swing, and as part of it, Amazon and other retailers are offering massive discounts on a wide array of popular smart home devices.

Whether you're in the market for smart bulbs, a door lock, or even a ceiling fan, there's a deal here for you.

Where to find the best Cyber Monday Smart Home deals

Smart home tech is becoming quite ubiquitous, and that means the number of retailers that offer products to add a bit of intelligence to your home operations is as well. Of course, the usual suspects like Amazon and Best Buy will be stepping up their efforts to entice you to spend your hard-earned money with them, but that doesn't mean other stores won't be pushing deals to get the sale. We'll be continuously updating this post with deals to make sure you get the be prices on the smart home gadgets you want.

Cyber Monday Smart Home deals: Google Home

Most Android smartphone users are quite familiar with Google Assistant, so going the route of a Nest Hub device makes sense for their smart home. In addition, because these devices use the same smart assistant that you have on your phone, there is virtually zero learning curve when using one of these hubs.

Google has done a great job of offering a variety of Google Assistant-enabled speakers for your home. If you are looking for something basic that can handle voice commands and control your smart home devices but isn't going to take up a lot of space — then a Nest Mini might be the best option for you.

However, if you want a display for touch screen controls, visual feedback and can act as a kitchen helper with recipes — the Nest Hub Max will be perfect. These are the biggest and smallest options available from Google, but there are more in between, and sure to be lots of amazing Google Assistant deals this Cyber Monday.

Cyber Monday Smart Home deals: Amazon Alexa devices

Amazon kicked off the smart speaker battles with the first Echo speaker and continues up the ante each year with more options and excellent improvements. The small but surprisingly powerful Echo Dot received a complete redesign last year and continues to be a fan-favorite every year for those both expanding or just getting started with their smart homes, and that want to do so with Alexa devices.

If you want to add a big screen Amazon smart speaker to your home, consider looking at the Echo Show 10. This device was overhauled this year — and did it ever get some new tricks. It still has a fantastic 10.1-inch display, but it has new cameras, a booming new speaker, and most impressive of all is its ability to rotate. Yup, rotate. The display will spin around the speaker when you are talking to it or on a video call so that you can always see what's on-screen.

Cyber Monday Smart Home deals: Smart lights

Aside from smart speakers, smart lights may be the most common and easiest way to add some intelligence to your home. Smart lights can come in many forms, from your typical bulb shape to strips of LED lights and much more. While switching to LED lights is better for the environment and can lower your energy costs, smart lights can take it a step further.

This is because when using smart lights, you can not only turn them off and on remotely but also control the brightness levels regardless if you have a physical dimmer switch or not. Smart lighting utilizes an app to manage your lights — including automation, offer tunable whites and a wide range of colors for those times you want to add some pizazz to your rooms.

When you combine the best smart lights with a smart speaker, you can go hands-off and take your smart home to the next level. Because managing your lighting without walking over to the feature-limited switch on the all is so last decade. So don't miss out on looking at the Alexa device deals or Google Home deals to add to your smart lighting.

Cyber Monday Smart Home deals: Smart plugs

Smart plugs are a great way to add some smart capabilities to devices that otherwise don't offer and can be controlled by an app or voice using Google Assistant or Alexa. There are some excellent wall outlets that physical