Philips Hue has really made a splash at IFA 2023 in Berlin this week. In addition to announcing the new Secure Cameras, as well as the Matter update coming to the Hue Bridge next month, the company also announced a few new lights.
On tap this time around, is the Philips Hue MR16 smart bulb. This smart bulb can turn your conventional spotlights into smart lights anywhere in your home. It works on the same 12V low voltage as standard MR16 bulbs. Which makes them compatible with most transformers. The MR16 is going to be available in September and will cost $99 for a two pack of white and color ambiance bulbs.
Next up is the Philips Hue Perifo Track Lighting. This allows you to become your home’s personal lighting designer. This is a new line of lights from philips Hue that will include individual rails and lights that fit together to make a fully customizable track. You are able to choose the layout, length of the track and the light fixtures to get full control over the way you light your home. The Perifo Track Lighting will be available in September, with a starting price of $19.99 up to $299.
Philips Hue is also announcing the Centris, which is a unique and innovative combination ceiling spotlight that has colorful light. It has 350-degree adjustable spotlights available, and can be angled to highlight different parts of your room. Centris will also be available in September and start at $309 for a 2-spot pack and $489 for a 4-spot pack.
New generation of Philips Hue Festavia string lights is finally here
The Festavia string lights from Philips Hue has finally gotten updated this year. And it can be used both indoors and outdoors. This will help you create a pretty cozy indoor atmosphere on holidays and special occasions, as well as backyard barbecues and get-togethers. Philips Hue says that the new string lights come in three varieties. This includes 100 LEDs along an 8-meter cord, 250 LEDs along a 20-meter cord and 500 LEDs along a 40-meter cord.
Philips Hue says that the Festavia string lights will be available in September and will start at $119 for the 100 LEDs model. The 250 LEDs will be $219 and the 500 LEDs will cost $359.