Philips Announces ‘Color Go’, A Mobile Smartphone Controlled Light bulb [Video]

Philips Color, the linked lights system that was initially presented by back in October of 2012, is going with more growth with the intro of the new Color Go alternative. Like the remainder of the Hue variety, the Hue Go will fall under the group of smart house automation, can be attached and managed directly from your smartphone, but differs from the remainder of the well-known range as it is a truly portable illumination choice that can be removed from its base and transported around the home.

The transportability of the brand-new Hue Go lighting option likewise implies that it can be operated independently of the Bridge that is required for the various other Color lights to interact with each other in a given house automation setup. Obviously, for compatibility and preserving the stability of Shade systems that are currently in position within the residence, the Tone Go can user interface with an existing Bridge must it be called for to do so, it simply also has the power of portability to run as its own standalone iPhone linked clever device.


The item itself comes with a 6W LED light source, qualified of 16 million shades and 5 dynamic illumination effects. The half orb shaped Go is about half the portion of a basic family eating bowl, gauging in at 120mm broad, 70mm in elevation and 120mm long, making it a genuinely and effective mobile alternative. The integrated rechargeable Li-ion electric battery dishes out to 3 hours of constant light, with a demanding time of roughly 1.5 hrs, although Philips do actually offer a power supply for continual illumination.




Due to the outputted power of the consisted of 6W LED, and its portion and portability, the Shade Go is not intended to be a major light within a room. As an alternative, the Tone Go is considerably more fit to providing a mood lighting experience or emphasizing a certain attribute within the home. As part of its advertising product, Philips likewise suggests that the Color Go is perfect as the ultimate awaken light when established on a schedule utilizing the free Shade mobile phone app.

Priced at $ 99.95, the most up to date in the increasing Tone variety will be readily available straight or with picked retail partners in the Usa at the end of May.

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