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Hive Active Light cool to warm white smart light bulb review

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Key features
  • Smart light bulb
  • Colour changing

Hive may be better known for its smart thermostats but it has also branched out into other connected technologies, including smart light bulbs. We ran the Hive Active Light Cool to Warm White smart light bulb through our new smart lighting test to see how it measured up against bulbs from rival manufacturers, including Philips and Ikea. Read on to see how it fared.

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First reviewed by Which?

September 2017

Test results

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We have tested 41 light bulbs and found that there are 0 Don't Buys and 11 Best Buys.
Range of Light bulb scores
  1. 56%
    Lowest score
  2. 68%
    Average score
  3. 84%
    Highest score
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