If your amazon wish list or shopping cart is full of smart home devices, now is the time to revisit it. Black Friday sale is rolling around on Amazon, which will last only 48 hours. It starts on Thursday, the 24th of November and ends on the 25th of November.
These are some smart home items you should look into on Amazon if you are a smart home enthusiast. Some of these devices are discounted up to 70%!
Google Nest Learning Thermostat
One of the best learning thermostats sold out there, the Google Nest Learning Thermostat comes packed with an occupancy sensor, geofencing, and voice and app control via Amazon Alexa, Google Home/Assistant, and Samsung SmartThings. Although its been around for a while, it’s still the one of the best choices for an automated HVAC system.
- No more programming: With Auto-Schedule, the Google Nest Learning Thermostat learns from you and programs itself. Product note: You can also check your system’s compatibility before purchasing a Nest thermostat with our online Nest Compatibility Checker on the Google Nest support page
- Home/Away Assist: don’t heat or cool an empty home. Home/Away Assist adjusts the temperature after you leave.
- Remote control: Control your thermostat from anywhere using the Nest app.
- Know more, save more: Check your Energy History to see how much energy you use and why.
- Look for the Leaf: The Nest Leaf appears when you choose a temperature that saves energy.
- Control your hot water: Now, you can control your hot water tank with the Nest Learning Thermostat. It comes with a hot water schedule — just adjust it from the Nest app.
- See how much you’ve saved: Nest shows you how much energy you use every day in Energy History, and every month in your Home Report.
Ecobee Smart Thermostat
The Ecobee Smart Thermostat is more than just a thermostat. Premium materials and advanced engineering mean a large, vibrant display with a cinematic interface, a timeless design, and next level occupancy sensing. Comes packed with Built-in air quality monitor which alerts you to poor air quality, provides tips on how to improve it, and reminds you when it’s time to change your furnace’s air filter. Comes with a smart speaker by your choice of Siri* or Alexa Built-in.
- Save up to 26% per year on heating and cooling costs: ENERGY STAR certified. Automatically adjusts the temperature when you’re away to never heat or cool an empty home.
- Compatibility: Works with most 24VAC HVAC equipment, including conventional furnaces and air conditioners (2H/2C), heat pumps (2H/2C + 1 stage AUX heat), boilers, and PTACs or fan coil units with up to 3 fan speeds. 1 wire accessory support for humidifiers, dehumidifiers, and ventilators (HRV/ERV).
- Enjoy comfort without compromise: Smart Thermostat Enhanced preheats or precools your home before you arrive, so it’s the perfect temperature the moment you walk in.
- Easy to install and use every day: ecobee Smart Thermostat Enhanced comes with everything you need for installation. Most people install it themselves in about 45 minutes or less.
- ecobee Smart Thermostat Enhanced: Made with quality materials and designed to last on your wall for over a decade. It’s hardwired so you never have to worry about losing control or replacing batteries.
- Add in a SmartSensor: which allows you to measure the temperature in rooms that matter most, like the nursery or bedroom. It reads temperature and movement in whatever room it is placed in for complete home monitoring and energy savings (SmartSensor sold separately).
Aqara Door and Motion Sensors
These two devices are the corner stone of any modern smart home. Nothing beats them in durability, battery life and implementation. Rob from TheHookUp made a detailed test lasting 4 months comparing the door/window sensor to competitors and it blew the competition out of the water.
Amazon Echo Dot 5th Generation 2022
The best sounding echo device ever produced, Echo Dot 5th Generation from Amazon promises multiple layers of privacy controls, including a mic off button. Improved audio experience for clearer vocals, deeper bass, and vibrant sound with eero Built-in – add up to 1,000 sq ft of Wi-Fi coverage and support for speeds up to 100mbps to a compatible eero network.
- The best sounding echo dot yet– Enjoy an improved audio experience compared to any previous Echo Dot with Alexa for clearer vocals, deeper bass and vibrant sound in any room.
- Your favorite music or content – Play music, audiobooks, and podcasts from Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify and others or via Bluetooth throughout your home.
- Alexa is happy to help – Ask Alexa for weather updates and to set hands-free timers, get answers to your questions and even hear jokes. Need a few extra minutes in the morning? Just tap your Echo Dot to snooze your alarm.
- Keep your home comfortable – Control compatible smart home devices with your voice and routines triggered by built-in motion or indoor temperature sensors. Create routines to automatically turn on lights when you walk into a room, or start a fan if the inside temperature goes above your comfort zone.
- Designed to protect your privacy – Amazon is not in the business of selling your personal information to others. Built with multiple layers of privacy controls, including a mic off button.
- Climate pledge friendly – We considered sustainability in the design of this device with 100% recyclable packaging, 100% post-consumer recycled polyester yarn, and 55% post-consumer recycled plastics.
Amazon Echo Auto 1st Gen
For users within the Alexa ecosystem, the Echo Auto brings the assistant in your car. Handsfree voice control and with 8 microphones and far-field technology, Echo Auto can hear you over music, A/C, and road noise.
- Add Alexa to your car – Connects to the Alexa app on your phone and plays through your car’s speakers via auxiliary input or your smartphone’s Bluetooth connection. Includes Vent Mount.
- Designed for the road – With 8 microphones and far-field technology, Echo Auto can hear you over music, A/C, and road noise.
- Go beyond radio – Voice control Echo Auto through the Alexa app to stream from Audible, Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, SiriusXM, and radio stations with TuneIn and iHeartRadio.
- Just ask – Use your voice to play music, check the news, make calls, add to your to do-list, set reminders, pay for gas, and more.
- Do More with Auto Mode – Turn your phone into a driver-friendly display that complements your Echo Auto. See what’s playing and save time with easy-touch shortcuts to your favorite places, people, and content.
- Designed to protect your privacy – Amazon is not in the business of selling your personal information to others. Built with multiple layers of privacy controls including a mic off button.
- Check for compatibility – Echo Auto is not compatible with all cars and phones. See if it will work for you below.
Smart Plugs and Switches
TP-Link Kasa Smart Plugs
This UL certified smart plug from TP-Link works with Alexa, Echo, Google Home & IFTTT over Wi-Fi. It supports up to 15A of current and easy scheduling within the app. At $24 for a 4 pack, it’s a great deal.
- Voice control: Kasa smart plugs that work with Alexa and Google Home Assistant. Enjoy the hands free convenience of controlling any home electronic appliances with your voice via Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant
- Easy set up and use: 2.4GHz Wi-Fi connection required. Plug in, open the case app, follow the simple instructions and enjoy
- Scheduling: Use timer or countdown schedules set your smart plug to automatically turn on and off any home electronic appliances such as lamps, fan, humidifier, Christmas lights etc.
- Smart Outlet Control from Anywhere: Turn electronics on and off from anywhere with your smartphone using the Kasa app, whether you are at home, in the office or on vacation.
- Trusted and Reliable: Kasa is trusted by over 6 Million users and being the Reader’s Choice of PCMag 2020. UL certified for safety use. 2-year warranty.
Lutron Caseta Dimmer Switch Kit
- Peace of mind: Set lights to automatically adjust with changing seasons so your family always comes back to a well-lit home; you can also enable the Smart Away feature to randomly turn your lights on and off to look like you’re home even if you’re away.
- Most connected: Caséta connects with more leading smart home devices – including Alexa, Apple HomeKit, the Google Assistant, Serena shades and Sonos – than any other smart lighting control brand
- Reliably smart: The Caséta Smart Hub doesn’t use Wi-Fi, so you get super-fast, ultra-reliable smart lighting that works right, without slowing your Wi-Fi down with more devices
- Set it and forget it: Always keep your smart light functionality. Even when the Wi-Fi goes down, there’s no need to reset your schedules and scenes or reconnect everything when it comes back online
- Get more spend less: One Caséta smart switch can control many bulbs at once; make many bulbs smart, even your existing bulbs get smart control of multiple styles of dimmable LED, incandescent, and halogen bulbs
- Works with existing wiring: Unlike other smart dimmer switches, Caséta works in any home, of any age, as it does not require a neutral wire
August Wi-Fi Smart Lock 4th Gen.
The August smart locks have been around for a while now as a proven entity in home security. This deadbolt-type lock is very easy to install, and does not impact the look of your existing lock. It works with all voice assistants out of the box, including Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple HomeKit, Samsung SmartThings. It can also be integrated in Home Assistant for enthusiasts users.
- Upgrade your existing deadbolt: August smart locks fit on the inside of your door, making your regular deadbolt smarter, more secure and way more convenient.
- Grant access with the august app: Quickly and easily share permanent, scheduled or temporary access to your home with friends, family and other people you trust, and never put a key under the doormat again.
- Easy to install on any door: Even if you’re not so handy, installation only takes about 10 minutes. August locks fit perfectly over most single cylinder deadbolts and aren’t much bigger than your original thumbturn.
- Auto locks and unlocks: August Wi-Fi Smart Lock is able to Auto-Unlock as you get home for totally hands-free unlocking (optional). With Auto-Lock and DoorSense, your home automatically secures once your door is closed, or after a set amount of time.
- Works seamlessly with your smarthome: Built-in Wi-Fi allows your lock to work with your favorite voice assistant, including Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple HomeKit, Samsung SmartThings and more.
- Award winning smart lock: Voted CNET Editor’s Choice two years in a row (2020/2021), Best Smart Lock by Good Housekeeping (2021), Best Smart Lock by Tom’s Guide (2021).
- Keep your home’s curb appeal: Get smart lock functionality without changing the look of the outside of your front door. August smart locks are installed only on the inside of the door, so your design for your front door doesn’t have to adapt.
Ring Video Doorbell
This is the latest generation Ring Video Doorbell, which comes in Satin Nickel. Its an improvement over last gen including zones, motion detection and better night vision. It’s currently $59.99, and for people looking for a simple video doorbell it’s a great option.
- 1080p HD video doorbell with enhanced features that let you see, hear, and speak to anyone from your phone, tablet, or PC.
- An update from the original Ring Video Doorbell, enjoy improved motion detection, privacy zones and audio privacy, and crisper night vision.
- Receive mobile notifications when anyone presses your doorbell or triggers your built-in motion sensors.
- Powered by the built-in rechargeable battery or connects to existing doorbell wires for constant power.
- Easily setup by connecting your Ring Video Doorbell to wifi through the Ring app and mounting with the included tools.
- With a Ring Protect Plan (subscription sold separately), record all your videos, review what you missed for up to 180 days, and share videos and photos.
- Pair with select Alexa-enabled devices to enable announcements and two-way talk for convenient in-home monitoring. With a Ring Protect plan (subscription sold separately), Alexa can also make voice announcements and automatically show live video feed on an Echo Show, Fire TV, or Fire Tablet when your Ring doorbell detects a person or package.
Arlo Spotlight Camera
The Arlo Essential Spotlight camera is a great little piece of smart home hardware with night vision. Even though its 1080p, it can capture stunning details even when the brightness is low. Its color night mode can capture small details like license plates and faces and alert you on your smart phone. Its currently discounted -40%.
- Capture clear details in full high definition – Arlo’s Essential security camera records video in 1080p for a clear picture and see more of your property thanks to the wide 130º viewing angle. Controller Type: Amazon Alexa; Vera.
- Coverage from every corner – Fast, wireless setup, the Essential Spotlight surveillance & security cameras deliver increased installation flexibility to get the perfect camera view
- See more at night – See important features like faces or license plates in full color, at night, with color night vision to make these outdoor security cameras the perfect cameras for home security
- Smarter alerts, quicker action – Receive notifications from your home security cameras for people, vehicles, and packages so you can take quick action such as sound the siren, call a friend or dial emergency services, with the included, Arlo Secure trial.
- Respond quickly – Hear and speak to visitors at your with clear, two-way audio and can be easily used as a baby monitor with camera and audio, nanny cam, and pet camera
- 100% wireless design – Simplify your home security system by utilizing Arlo’s wifi camera capability to connect directly to your Wi-Fi for fast, wire-free installation with no hub required
- Weather-resistant outdoor camera for year-round security – The wireless camera is certified and tested to withstand the toughest conditions in heat, cold, rain, or sun
TP-Link Kasa Bulbs and Led Strips
When it comes to smart lightning, there are so many options it can get very confusing. TP-Link Kasa’s lineup of bulbs and led strips is a high quality ambient smart lights set. You can change color, color zones, brightness and control your devices through every voice assistant out there, including Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple’s Siri.
Phillips Hue Lights
Another proven smart lights manufacturer, the Phillips hue lineup includes so many different bulbs and led strips in color, white, dimmable, non-dimmable. Phillips is an entity when it comes to smart lightning and cant be overlooked. Their bulbs are a little more expensive, but they last ages more than the competition.
Nanoleaf Hex Lights
Each and everyone of us has wanted a Nanoleaf hexagonal lights at some point in time. These stunning LED smart lights will let you explore your own creativity in designing a customizable layout in your room wall or ceiling. You can pair them with a music player and have your own little music show.
- Truly Customizable Smart Lighting: Create your own completely unique layouts with modular panels. Big, small, or HUGE; linear, geometric, or totally abstract—the choice is yours! Use Hexagons, Triangles, or Mini Triangles on their own, or mix and match the different shapes with Connect+ technology for endless design combinations
- See Your Music Come to Life: Transform your favorite songs into a music festival light show in your own home. Try the Pop Rocks Rhythm Scene and watch your lights dance to the beat
- Sync Your Lights with Screen Mirror: Get in on the action with the Nanoleaf Screen Mirror feature. Sync your lights to the colors from your gameplay for an immersive experience unlike anything you’ve seen before
- Simple Setup: Attach your panels to a smooth surface with the included double-sided Mounting Tape.
- Sync color Scenes with Razer Chroma devices
Smart Robot Vacuums
Picking the right robot vacuum, can be a bit tricky. Do you want a mop? Do you need a mop? Do you want something cheaper yet good? Do you want an extreme do-it-all bundle? We’ve selected two of the best brands out there, with which you cannot go wrong. Roborock is a robot vacuum manufacturer founded by Xiaomi, and so far they’ve received high praise from buyers. Similarly, the Roomba is the first brand you think of when it comes to robot vacuums.