Best Apple HomeKit-compatible Smart Home Gadgets for 2018


Last modified on September 8th, 2018 at 12:48 am

Created on: January 5, 2018 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Smart Home


Apple HomePod

Best HomeKit-compatible smart speaker

Editors’ Rating : 7.9
Design : 9Features : 7Performance : 7Sound qual. : 9
Apple’s $349 HomePod has excellent bass and consistently superior sound quality across a wide variety of music genres. The speaker is easy to set up and Siri can hear you from across a room.



Philips Hue White LED Starter Kit

Best HomeKit-compatible smart bulbs

Editors’ Rating : 7.9
Design : 9Features : 7Performance : 7Sound qual. : 9
The latest Hue Bridge works with Apple HomeKit, so you can ask Siri to dim the lights.



August Smart Lock Pro

Best HomeKit-compatible smart lock

Editors’ Rating : 7.9
Design : 9Features : 7Performance : 7Sound qual. : 9
August’s Smart Lock adds smarts to the deadbolt you already have, and it integrates especially well with Apple HomeKit.



Lutron Caseta In-Wall Wireless Smart Light…

Best HomeKit-compatible light switches

Editors’ Rating : 7.9
Design : 9Features : 7Performance : 7Sound qual. : 9
Lutron’s Siri-friendly dimmers are the best-performing, most fully-featured smart switches currently available, and well worth the money if you’re serious about connected lighting.



Logitech Circle 2

Best HomeKit-compatible security camera

Editors’ Rating : 7.9
Design : 9Features : 7Performance : 7Sound qual. : 9
Logitech’s $180 Circle 2 wired security camera is easy to set up and works with Apple HomeKit for a wide variety of smart home/voice control applications.



Nanoleaf Aurora

Best HomeKit showcase

Editors’ Rating : 7.9
Design : 9Features : 7Performance : 7Sound qual. : 9
If you’re looking to show off your HomeKit-powered smart home, it’s tough to do better than Nanoleaf’s color-changing wall panels. Siri, make me a Bond villain.



Ecobee4

Best HomeKit-compatible smart thermostat

Editors’ Rating : 7.9
Design : 9Features : 7Performance : 7Sound qual. : 9
The Ecobee4 has a responsive display, a remote sensor and tons of smart integrations, including Apple HomeKit.



Honeywell Lyric T5

Best HomeKit-compatible value pick

Editors’ Rating : 7.9
Design : 9Features : 7Performance : 7Sound qual. : 9
It isn’t as flashy a thermostat as Ecobee, but the Honeywell Lyric T5 is arguably smarter — and it costs a little less, too.



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