Nanoleaf Essentials A19 Smart LED Light Bulb Review

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They say that every color has its meaning. Warm colors like Red and Yellow symbolize passion and happiness, while cool colors like Green and Blue represent freshness and calmness. So many people think using specific colors for their bedroom might invoke that feeling. Want to feel calm? Just change the light to Blue!

If you live in the 1960s, you’d need to buy countless light bulbs with different colors to achieve the effect above. You would also need to go up there and manually change the colors whenever you want to experience a specific mood. The hassle alone would turn the Passionate Scarlet light into a Raging Red in your head. 

Thankfully, we live in the future where 1 bulb can have millions of options as far as the color of the light they are casting!!! There’s something called Smart LED Light Bulb Technology now. In a nutshell, it means you can choose any colors you can imagine with an app—millions of colors in a single light bulb. You can finally have the power of the bright sun in the palm of your hand.  While you might be thinking do I need this, you are also at the place that shows you how to do lots of awesome home DIY projects with LED lights. So we love lights as much as anyone else.

If you live in a Smart House or are in the process of teaching your house to be wise, then these kinds of smart light bulbs would fit right in. Of course, you’d need something like Apple HomePod or Google Home first as a central control for everything. And since threading this path means you are ready to spend money on high-quality, premium technology, Nanoleaf Essentials A19 can be the correct Smart Bulb for your home. 

What is the Nanoleaf Essentials A19 Smart LED Light Bulb

bulb that can change color

Nanoleaf Essentials A19 Smart LED Light Bulb is a new line of Smart Light Bulb from Nanoleaf. The technology behind this new generation of Smart Light Bulb is miles ahead of their previous iteration. If you have the time, money, and willpower to buy every smart light bulb you can find on Amazon, you’d see that the techs that the good people at Nanoleaf crammed into the A19 bulbs are miles ahead of its competitors. 

Nanoleaf itself is one of the leading names in the industry. They produce light bulbs, panels, light strips, and other electrical light products in different shapes and price points. So if you want to put several colorful triangle light panels on top of your dog house to cheer them up, or you need tons of colorful light strips to set the mood for your friend’s birthday party, then Nanoleaf is your friend. 

The Essentials A19, in particular, is one of the most advanced Smart Light Bulbs in Nanoleaf’s catalog. And when you buy a pack of Essentials A19 bulbs, you’ll get three 60W light bulbs, a welcome card, and a quick starter guide. As the name suggests, nothing but the essentials. 

The Features of Nanoleaf Essentials A19 Smart LED Light Bulb

  • Thread-enabled. If you want to harness the full capability of these bulbs, then you need to use Apple HomePod, Google Home, or other similar devices. Because once you do, then you can fully customize every single A19 bulb in your house with no delays and no drop in connections. After all, the Essentials A19 from Nanoleaf is already Thread-enabled.
  • 16M+ Colors. Tired of the regular white light? Then you can change it to any colors you want. Be it Cyan, Magenta, or Sepia, A19 bulbs support more than 16M colors so that you can go crazy with your selection. 
  • Customized Schedules. Want to be greeted by a warm light every morning? Or maybe you want the light in your bedroom to dim automatically around bedtime? The A19 bulbs have a customized schedule feature that you can use through your Apple Home app or Google Home app. 
  • Easy to use. Although Essentials A19 is one of the Smartest Light Bulbs on the market right now, it is still straightforward to use. You can install it just like any old light bulb and customize it through your Apple Home app or Google Home app. And if you somehow don’t know how to do it, just go to YouTube. It will show you the way. 

Why you should use Nanoleaf Essentials A19 Smart LED Light Bulb.

bulb with colors behind it
So many colors, from one bulb… PS this isn’t the LED bulb just a fun picture

In this modern day and age, the concept of a Smart House is no longer a dream or a mere gimmick. On the contrary, it proved to be highly convenient and secure. If you are turning your Humble Abode into a Smart House, then using the Essentials, A19 Smart LED light bulb from Nanoleaf will make the light in your house come alive. Not only that, but you can also spend hours customizing it to fit your needs and personality. What’s not to like? Well, that is what we were told before we bought one and tried it out.

Our hands-on review of the Nanoleaf Essentials Smart LED Bulb:

Nanoleaf Essentials A19 Smart LED Light Bulb is an easy-to-use product that will save you both money and time. This light bulb is energy efficient, so it will help lower your monthly electricity bill. We liked that it was easy to screw in the same way every other light bulb does, and the app lets us change the colors, so the bulb goes out quickly. The one thing we can say is that it is super easy to setup and use, and you can see that in this video as well, so if you need this type of product and looking for it we say it is a great choice:

Do you need it?

We found only a couple of different times you might ever need to use this bulb. First, you want to have different colors light up your room. People love DIY LED Clouds for their rooms with lots of colors, so maybe adding this can complement it.

You might also use it at a party that has a theme like a valentines day party and want a reddish room or something like that. But for ordinary people, we didn’t ever find a time where we thought, man, this is so awesome we are going to change all the lights so we can change all the colors to our rooms whenever we feel like that. We can’t lie that this room looks awesome, but do we want to sit in it? Probably not more than a little bit, and for sure not everyday. So we think that this is more along the lines of awesome to look at , but not so awesome to have everyday:

Having a bad day, let’s make the rooms blue… so we can feel even worse? Want to feel like you are in hell? Maybe turn the heat up high and make the rooms bright yellow and red? Not sure why you would like to do that, but we think the product is excellent at what it does, but we aren’t sure how often you will use it, so we can’t suggest getting one.

Final thoughts on this magical LED bulb

 Just buy low-wattage LED bulbs to save money versus conventional ones. You don’t need this for every room in your house. One room, maybe, multiple rooms, probably not.