This year'ssales are a great way to make your home smarter or receive smart home gifts.
For Black Friday, you can pick up the key things for the smart home – a smart speaker, smart bulbs, and smart plugs – for a bargain at Amazon, Best Buy, Target, and other retailers.
You can also save on the more advanced smart devices including smart lock, doorbell and thermostat. (See our full Christmas Gift Guide here.)
Whether you're ready to improve your home or give someone a chic home, here's how to get started for $ 1
The Smart Home Essentials: $ 110
Smart Speaker: $ 25
Whether you're loyal to Amazon or love Google, you can get a smart speaker for $ 25.
The newis being offered for sale at compared to $ 50. This new Echo Dot was released in the October, so this is something very new.
Smart bulbs: $ 80 (2 to 40 each)
Even if you pick up the Google Home Miniyou should add a few more bulbs.
I know that $ 80 is steep for incandescent bulbs, but that will take years. Starting at 5 pm on Thanksgiving, you can receive a. These bulbs do not need a hub and can be connected to both Alexa and Google Assistant.
I recommend you start with two light bulbs – one for your entrance and one for your bedroom. The entrance lighting can be turned onso you never have to fumble with your keys, and the light bulb in the bedroom can act as a .
Smart plug: 5 $
If you buy an Amazon Echo ($ 100 on Amazon) speaker from Amazon, be sure to purchase a , It works only with Alexa, which is good if you buy an echo speaker (which Alexa has on board), but it's the best deal you'll find for a smart plug.
Another good deal is thein total. That saves $ 17, and these plugs work with both Alexa and Google Assistant.
Additional credit: $ 360 total
Smart Lock / Deadbolt: $ 120
One of our most popular Smart Locks, theis being offered on the black Friday on the August website for $ 30.
It fits over your existing latch and allows you to lock and unlock your door from anywhere in the world. Even better, it unlocks when you and your phone come home and lock up when they leave.
Smart Doorbell: $ 140
Add extra security to your front door with a video doorbell. Best Buy sells the. The two together at full price would cost you $ 250.
Even if you have already purchased an Echo Dot, an additional one for the kitchenis the and even the .
Intelligent Thermostat: $ 100
Nest Thermostats are widely used because they all use their assumptions to keep your home comfortable and at the same time save money. The budget-friendly
Are you looking for more Smart Home offerings? Check out our most popular Black Friday smart home sales in the slideshow below.
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