Philips Hue range being extended to E14 ‘candle’ bulbs from next month, suitable for smaller lamps

Philips has introduced that it’s extending its vary of Hue bulbs, including an E14/B39 ‘candle’ bulb to suit smaller lamps. This might be added to the E26/A19, bayonet and GU10 fittings.

The brand new bulbs might be accessible in each white and shade variations, as with the existing range, and can hit Europe in April, reaching the U.S. ‘later this year.’

Philips says that the candle bulbs might be notably helpful for bedside desk lamps …

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Twist a Philips Hue candle in your bedside desk lamp and it’ll make it easier to to get away from bed the way in which you prefer it. Begin your day easily with a heat dawn. The regularly growing brightness provides you the sensation you’re waking up from pure mild – quite than the impolite awakening of an alarm. Within the night stress-free heat white mild lets you unwind, chill out and go to sleep extra comfortably at evening.

The corporate exhibits the specs of the bulbs might be a modest 6.5W, throwing out 470 lumens of sunshine at a 4000Ok shade temperature. The E14 bulbs will provide the identical 16M colours and 50okay shades of white as their larger versions.

Philips says that the addition of the E14 becoming implies that Hue is now suitable with 80% of sunshine fixtures worldwide. There are additionally greater than 600 apps accessible to regulate Hue lighting, and we rounded up a few of our favorites yesterday.