Xiaomi today (Tuesday) officially took the wraps off a new product in India dubbed Mi Smart LED Bulb (B22). The product is a smart bulb with a 9W rating and having a peak brightness of 900 Lumens. comes with support for Amazon Alexa as well as Google Assistant, and doesn’t require a separate bridge. It comes with B22 socket so that you don’t need a separate E27 to B22 converter that was required for the first generation model which made its debut in India last year.
Among the features, the smart bulb comes with 16 million colors, a colour temperature range of 1700k to 6500k, and a peak brightness of up to 900 lumens, scheduling, power on or off through the app. You can also choose between Sunrise mode which imitates the sunrise to gently ease you awake and Sunset mode which creates snug atmosphere before bed. You can equally turn the light on or off, adjust the brightness, color or color temperature through Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant.
The MIJIA Smart LED Bulb doesn’t require a hub as it can be connected directly to Wi-Fi via Mi Home App.
The smart bulb has a luminous polycarbonate surface with a high refractive index and high transparency casting a gentle yet bright light. It operates at an ambient temperature and the lightweight material provides uniform heat dissipation. The bulb isdesigned to deliver over 11 years or 25,000 hours of long life span assuming it is used a maximum of around 6 hours per day.
The Mi LED Smart Bulb (B22) is priced at Rs. 799 (~$10) and is up for grabs on Mi.com.