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These 8 smart bulbs are great for Samsung SmartThings

Not all smart lights are created equal. Thankfully, SmartThings can work with an extremely wide variety of smart bulbs, leaving you with many options. On the flip side, it might be hard to dig deep to find the right light for you. So we've done the legwork and found the best smart lights for Samsung SmartThings (opens in new tab). Here are some of our top picks for illuminating your home.

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You can use SmartThings and its recently improved interface (opens in new tab) to turn lights on or off at the tap of a button, work them into your daily routines, and integrate them with an alarm system. Some of the best smart lights for Samsung SmartThings are even starting to integrate with Google Nest devices (opens in new tab), leading the way for infinite possibilities. There are plenty of choices for smart bulbs that work with SmartThings, but our favorite bulbs from Sengled are a mean combination of reliability and price.

You also can't go wrong with Philips Hue, which makes some of the most popular and best smart light bulbs (opens in new tab) around. If you're committed to the SmartThings ecosystem, these bulbs will cover you for years to come. And as a bonus, they'll all pretty much work with other smart home systems such as Amazon Alexa and HomeKit.

Jeramy Johnson

Jeramy is proud to help *Keep Austin Weird* and loves hiking in the hill country of central Texas with a breakfast taco in each hand. When he's not writing about smart home gadgets and wearables, he's defending his relationship with his smart voice assistants to his family. You can follow him on Twitter at @jeramyutgw.