Looking for deals on smart home gadgets? These bargains are live now

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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. 

TP-Link Tapo Smart Bulb|WAS £17.99, NOW £8.98 (SAVE 50%) at Amazon

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%)

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)

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

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

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

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

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.

Jack Woodfield
News Editor

Jack has worked in journalism for 11 years and was the News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating from 2019 until the beginning of 2023. He strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders, extenders and renovators, including the latest news on the construction materials shortage and hydrogen heating. In 2021 he appeared on BBC's The World at One to discuss the government's planning reforms. 

He enjoys testing new tools and gadgets, and having bought his first home in 2013, he has renovated every room and recently finished a garden renovation.