Best Smart Plugs Reviewed

Amazon Smart Plug (For Alexa)

Simply put – this is a plug that connects to your Amazon Alexa device for turning a small device on and off. That’s it.

If you are looking for something basic

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Simple, a good starter plug for Alexa fans.
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Smart Plug for the Echo Alexa household

If you accept that this is for smaller plug-in devices only it’s a great little addition to the Alexa family. On the plus side, you can turn your plug-in lights, coffee machines, fans and similar to a voice-activated time-saver without ripping out wiring or paying an electrician. On the downside, it’s not Tony Stark levels of a smart home.

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Pros

Ties directly into the Amazon Alexa devices over Wifi

Can be configured using the Alexa app on most phones/tablets

Cons

Limited to Alexa only

Limited features

No timer features

 

TECKIN WiFi Smart Plug

The first thing to say about this is the value for money. The standard pack includes four plugs.

Fantastic value for money smart plug that covers all the basics
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A cost effective smart plug pack for your voice assistant or phone

The TECKIN WiFi Smart Plug is an ideal starter pack for those looking to add smart home capabilities to utensils. Plug in lights, fans, coffee machines or other low power devices and control their on/off with a voice assistant like Amazon Alexa / Google Home or using a mobile phone.

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4.33
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Pros

Turn appliances into smart appliances

Fantastic value

Works with multiple 3rd party smart hubs and voice assistants

Includes a scheduler/timer

Energy monitoring

Cons

Requires multiple apps configured to get a full result

Too bulky for some switch wall sockets

Some people find initial setup overly complex

 

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