Whether you are looking for ways to cut your energy bills (and who isn't right now?) or just want day-to-day life to run a little smoother, the best smart home gadgets can play a key role in helping our homes perform more efficiently.
So, whether you're looking for a new security camera to protect your home, or new smart LED bulbs to lower your energy usage, this is the time to get shopping so you don't miss out on the best deals from the biggest brands.
Here are the best LIVE deals you can buy now
Quick links to smart home gadget deals
- Amazon - Find the best deals from Ring, Yale and more
- Robert Dyas - Save £££s on smart plugs and video doorbells
- B&Q - There's plenty of smart home tech deals in B&Q's sale
Today's best smart home gadgets deals
TP-Link Tapo Smart Bulb| WAS £17.99, NOW £8.98 (SAVE 50%) at Amazon
This smart light bulb fits into your standard fittings and can be controlled by Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant for Voice Control — plus it also allows for remote access via your smartphone or tablet using the Tapo app — which is free.
Dimmable and colour-changeable, the bulb also lets you set schedules and timers which is invaluable in adding an extra layer of security while you are away and also means you never have to return to a dark house.
TP-Link Kasa WiFi Power Strip |
£34.99 NOW £25.99 (SAVE 26%)
Arguably the best smart plug power strip around, this saving is not to be missed if you're looking to lower your energy usage.
All three outlets can be independently controlled using the Kasa App, Alexa or Google Assistant. It even comes with two USB ports for charging your phone or tablet.
It also has energy monitoring capability, which means you can check on each of your devices using the app and turn off the ones using the most energy, helping you to save money on energy bills.
Echo Show 5 (2nd Generation)|
£74.99 NOW £34.99 (SAVE 53%) at Amazon)
The Echo Show 5 is a great example of a smart home device that can smarten up your home, without breaking the bank - especially when it's 53% off!
The HD camera is excellent, enhancing the experience of making and receiving video calls. The Echo Show 5 can also be used as a hub for compatible devices such as smart lights and smart plugs, and the usual advantages of Alexa voice control mean you can request a song, or check the traffic, sports scores or the weather.
Meross Smart Plug Mini |
£44.99 NOW £31.99 (SAVE 29%) at Amazon
One of the best products to get you started with some smart home tech has to be the humble smart plug — small but super useful.
This pack of four smart plugs from Meross, at Amazon, are the thinnest on the market so blend in seamlessly. They work on voice and remote control with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Simply give the command to turn it on or off to control anything from your coffee machine to your side lamps.
In addition, you can also programme in routines, such as a 'Good Morning' routine that could activate your coffee machine or side lamp for a gentle wake up.
Yale IA-320 Sync Smart Home Alarm |
£269.99 NOW £185 (SAVE 31%) at Amazon
The Sync Smart Home Alarm from Yale contains everything you need to secure your in one handy package. The six-piece kit contains the Sync Hub, external siren, a door/window sensor, two motion detectors and keypad and is perfect for a larger home.
The system can be customised with up to 40 accessories and you can opt to install the wire-free device without screws — ideal for renters of those thinking about moving on in the future.
The alarm can be controlled via an app which, unlike some others, has no subscription fee and get real-time notifications should anyone open a door or window while you are out.
Finally, the system is compatible with Alexa, Google Home, Philips Hue and more.
Ring Video Doorbell 3 by Amazon |
£159.99 NOW £132.99 (SAVE 17%) at Amazon
If you have been thinking of investing in a video doorbell then now is the time as you can save a whopping £50 on the Ring Video Doorbell 3 for today only.
This is an upgrade on the original Ring Video Doorbell 2, meaning you can enjoy improved motion detection and dual-band (2.4 or 5.0 GHz) Wi-Fi connectivity.
The 1080p HD video doorbell allows you to see, hear, and speak to anyone from your phone, tablet, or PC and answer the door from wherever you might be with Two-Way Talk — you can also use Quick Replies to respond with a pre-selected message.
For peace of mind you will receive instant notifications when anyone presses your doorbell or triggers the built-in motion sensors.
SECRUI Wireless Doorbell |
£20.99 NOW £11.99 (SAVE 43%) at Amazon
This super stylish wireless doorbell has an ultra-long 200m range, is waterproof and easy-to-install.
The two-part doorbell is also portable, meaning you can take it around the house with you to ensure you never miss a visitor or delivery again — even in large houses. This is also the ideal product for those with a separate home office or summer house.
In addition, there are 39 ringtones to choose from and four volume levels to opt for — plus the colourful flashing light indicator makes it ideal for the hearing impaired too.
The best smart heating deals
There can't be anyone out there right now who hasn't become more aware of the importance of saving energy, and soaring energy price rises means it has become more important than ever to keep an eye on those heating bills.
The latest range of smart heating controls allow you to keep track of how much energy you are using and ensure your home is always set at the perfect temperature for you.
Smart lighting deals to grab right now
The best LED bulbs and best smart light bulbs allow you to programme your lights to come on and go off at certain times during the day, even when you are not at home — perfect for deterring any unwanted visitors. They are also handy in children's bedrooms as they can be set on a timer to go off once children are asleep.
Some smart bulbs allow you to choose from a selection of mood lighting settings too.
The best deals on smart plugs
The very best smart plugs basically turn any standard appliance into a clever one. What this means is that, once plugged into the smart plug, your appliance (be that a lamp, fan, coffee machine or radio) can be controlled from your mobile device wherever you might be.
Plus, if you have a smart assistant such as Alexa or Google Home Assistant that is compatible with your smart plug, you will be able to use voice control to operate your appliances.