The Philips Hue Go is the only battery-powered lamp from Signify. And that’s not likely to change in the near future, but we can look forward to an exciting update. The second generation Philips Hue Go, which is planned for October, has a lot going for it. One of the main points of criticism of the first generation was certainly the fact that you could only access a few defined scenes at the push of a button away from your home ZigBee network.
It wasn’t part of the rumors that have been circulating since June: last week I discovered it for the first time and was able to cover it in our news. Now the Philips Hue Smart Button is official. But until we can use it ourselves we have to be patient – its market launch is planned for October.
Last week, I drew your attention to an innovation from LIFX. The first E14 candle lamp is not just a small illuminant but in contrast to the competition it can display different colours and colour gradients. As the colleagues from HomeKitNews have now discovered, LIFX can also be used in a classic way.
Yesterday we presented the official information, today we will show you the new lamps in a video. We have both new filament lamps on hand and gave them a first look. Both lamps are already available and can be ordered online. The golden E27 lamp costs 16.99 Euro, a double pack costs 29.99 Euro.
Philips Hue White Filament Lamps have been rumored for a long time, but in the end the evidence was overwhelming. So, not surprisingly, Signify has today officially announced the three already well-known filament lamps. They can be pre-ordered now and will be delivered starting next week. I will tell you what to expect – and at the end of this article you will also find a small video with detailed impressions.