Best LED Light Bulbs for 2018


Last modified on September 8th, 2018 at 12:47 am

Created on: January 6, 2018 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Smart Home


Philips SceneSwitch 60W Equivalent LED

Best LED if you don’t use dimmer switches

Editors’ Rating : 8.8
Design : 9Value : 8Performance : 9
It doesn’t work with dimmer switches, but it doesn’t need to — you can dial the SceneSwitch LED to different brightness settings just by turning it off and back on. It also aced our performance tests.



Soraa Radiant 60W Replacement LED

Best LED for quality colors

Editors’ Rating : 8.8
Design : 9Value : 8Performance : 9
The Soraa Radiant LED isn’t cheap, but it’s outstanding at making colors pop without compromising brightness.



Philips 60W Equivalent LED

Best dimmable LED

Editors’ Rating : 8.8
Design : 9Value : 8Performance : 9
Philips’ standard 60W equivalent is a great pick if you’re using in-wall dimmer switches.



Utilitech 100W Replacement LED (2018)

Best LED for extra brightness

Editors’ Rating : 8.8
Design : 9Value : 8Performance : 9
This extra-bright bulb from Utilitech was the most affordable 100W replacement LED we tested, and it also offers best-in-class efficiency.



Feit Electric 6.5W Vintage Style LED

Best vintage-style LED

Editors’ Rating : 8.8
Design : 9Value : 8Performance : 9
It isn’t bright enough to serve as anything more than an accent light, but the twisty fake filament inside this LED makes it one of the best-looking bulbs in the lighting aisle.



Philips BR30 LED Floodlight (2017)

Best LED floodlight

Editors’ Rating : 8.8
Design : 9Value : 8Performance : 9
The Philips BR30 LED is a bargain worth buying for its dimmable and efficient overhead floodlighting.



Cree TW Series 40W Equivalent Candelabra LED

Best candelabra LED

Editors’ Rating : 8.8
Design : 9Value : 8Performance : 9
We’re still waiting for improved options in the candelabra category, but for now, these little LEDs from Cree offer improved color quality at a strong value.



Cree Connected LED Bulb

Best Smart LED

Editors’ Rating : 8.8
Design : 9Value : 8Performance : 9
If you just need a generic smart bulb, Cree’s Zigbee LED is affordable and it works with just about everything.



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