Best Home Automation Devices of November 2020

November 20, 2020 By Christopher Baker

We present you a rating of 10 popular Home Automation Devices of November 2020 with a description of technical characteristics and customer reviews.

9.6
Smart Plug Gosund Smart WiFi Outlet Works with Alexa and Google Home, 2.4G WiFi Only, No Hub Required, ETL and FCC Listed 4 Pack [Upgraded Version]

Approx. price: $24.

Key Features:

  • Control From Anywhere: With Gosund smart plug, you can control your home appliances from anywhere with your smart phone. No need to worry about walking into a dark room anymore, you can turn on the lights before you get home
  • Hands-free Voice Control: Smart plugs Works with Alexa and Google Home, control your devices through voice control. Hands-free experience, helps to taking care of moms, kids, elders and the disabled people, be ready and try these Alexa smart plugs
  • Set Timer&Schedule: Make the smart outlet to power on and off automatically, such as set lights to come on at dusk or turn off at sunrise, the countdown feature also helps you to turn on/off the appliances as you want
  • User-Friendly Functions: You can create a group and scene for all your wifi outlet and control them with a single command, and we have device sharing feature that allows you to share the control with your family
  • Enjoy Fast Installation: The setup for this wifi plug is super easy, no hub required, you can connect them with your 2.4G wifi directly. Simply download the Gosund app on IOS or Android, and enjoy the convenience of smart home
9.2
Kasa Smart Plug by TP-Link, Smart Home WiFi Outlet Works with Alexa, Echo, Google Home & IFTTT, No Hub Required, Remote Control, 12 Amp, UL Certified, 3-Pack (HS103P3)

Approx. price: $30. You may saved up to 47%.

Key Features:

  • Voice control: Kasa smart plugs that work with Alexa and Google Home Assistant. Enjoy the hands-free convenience of controlling any home electronic appliances with your voice via Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant
  • Smart Outlet Control from anywhere: Turn electronics on and off your smart home devices from anywhere with your smartphone using the Kasa app, whether you are at home, in the office or on vacation
  • Scheduling: Use timer or countdown schedules to set your wifi smart plug to automatically turn on and off any home electronic appliances such as lamps, fan, humidifier, Christmas lights etc
  • Easy set up and use: 2.4GHz Wi-Fi connection required. Plug in, open the Kasa app, follow the simple instructions and enjoy
  • Trusted and reliable: Designed and developed in silicon valley, Kasa is trusted by over 5 Million users and being the reader’s choice for PCMag 2020. UL certified for safety use. 2-year warranty
8.9
Kasa Smart Plug by TP-Link, Smart Home WiFi Outlet Works with Alexa, Echo, Google Home&IFTTT,No Hub Required, Remote Control,12 Amp, UL Certified, 4-Pack (HS103P4)

Approx. price: $40. You may saved up to 40%.

Key Features:

  • Voice control: Kasa smart plugs that work with Alexa and Google Home Assistant. Enjoy the hands-free convenience of controlling any home electronic appliances with your voice via Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant
  • Smart Outlet Control from anywhere: Turn electronics on and off your smart home devices from anywhere with your smartphone using the Kasa app, whether you are at home, in the office or on vacation
  • Scheduling: Use timer or countdown schedules to set your wifi smart plug to automatically turn on and off any home electronic appliances such as lamps, fan, humidifier, Christmas lights etc
  • Easy set up and use: 2.4GHz Wi-Fi connection required. Plug in, open the Kasa app, follow the simple instructions and enjoy
  • Trusted and reliable: Designed and developed in Silicon Valley, Kasa is trusted by over 5 Million users and being the reader’s choice for PCMag 2020. UL certified for safety use. 2-year warranty
4
The Budget Home Automation Devices

Samsung GP-U999SJVLGDA 3rd Generation SmartThings Hub, White

Samsung HI

8.9
Samsung GP-U999SJVLGDA 3rd Generation SmartThings Hub, White

Approx. price: $77.

Key Features:

  • Connectivity: Wirelessly connect and control a wide range of compatible smart devices from 40+ partner brands, including voice assistants, lights & switches, speakers, cameras, sensors and more
  • Home Automation: Teach the hub your Good Morning, Goodbye, Goodnight, and other routines to automatically turn devices on or off throughout the day
  • 24/7 Monitoring: Receive app alerts from connected devices when there’s unexpected activity in your home. Material: Plastic. Range (Ft.) - 50-130 feet
  • Voice Controls: Use voice commands to control connected devices using SmartThings and the Google Assistant
  • Improved DIY Solution: Improved guided on boarding for easier setup. Hub connects with Wi-Fi so does not need to be connected to an Ethernet cable
  • Compatible with previous versions of SmartThings Sensors and Outlets
  • Download new SmartThings (Samsung Connect) app for initial set-up. (Tip: You can still use SmartThings Classic app once initial set up is completed)
  • Requires Android (6.0 or later) or iOS (11.0 or later)
  • Product not supported outside U.S
  • Compatibility: Works with Google, Alexa, SmartThings, and ZigBee communication protocols
8.4
Kasa Smart Plug by TP-Link, Smart Home WiFi Outlet Works with Alexa, Echo, Google Home & IFTTT, No Hub Required, Remote Control, 12 Amp, UL Certified, 1-Pack (HS103)

Approx. price: $12. You may saved up to 40%.

Key Features:

  • Voice control: Kasa smart plugs that work with Alexa and Google Home Assistant. Enjoy the hands-free convenience of controlling any home electronic appliances with your voice via Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant
  • Smart Outlet Control from anywhere: Turn electronics on and off your smart home devices from anywhere with your smartphone using the Kasa app, whether you are at home, in the office or on vacation
  • Scheduling: Use timer or countdown schedules to set your wifi smart plug to automatically turn on and off any home electronic appliances such as lamps, fan, humidifier, Christmas lights etc
  • Easy set up and use: 2.4GHz Wi-Fi connection required. Plug in, open the Kasa app, follow the simple instructions and enjoy
  • Trusted and reliable: Designed and developed in silicon valley, Kasa is trusted by over 5 Million users and being the reader’s choice for PCMag 2020. UL certified for safety use. 2-year warranty
8
Smart Plug, USB Wall Charger, AHRISE WiFi Surge Protector with 4 USB Ports(4.8A/24W Total), 6-Outlet Extender(3 Smart Outlets), Compatible with Alexa Google Assistant for Voice Control

Approx. price: $24.

Key Features:

  • Multi-Function Smart Power Strip(2.4G WIFI ONLY): 4 USB charging ports (5V/4.8A 24W), 3 smart outlets and 3 always on outlets with built-in surge protector 540 Joules, the 3 Alexa smart outlets works with Alexa Google Assistant for Voice Control, Remote Control Your Home appliances from Anywhere, NOTE: Please make sure you have 2.4G WiFi before buying, this product does not support 5G wifi network and not work with encrypted WiFi networks, or open end public networks with no password.
  • Set Schedule & Timer with APP Control : Remote Control Your Home appliances from Anywhere, Schedule the Smart Plug to automatically power electronics on and off as needed, like setting lights to come on at dusk or turn off at sunrise. You can create a group for all of your smart devices and control them all with just one command. With the countdown timer feature, simply set a timer for the Smart Plug to turn off its appliance automatically. Each of the plugs can be controlled by the App separa
  • Voice Control with Alexa & Google Home: Compatible with Amazon Alexa, Google home assistant , control your home appliances with the smart plug by simply giving voice commands to Alexa or Google Assistant.
  • USB Charging Station: 4 USB charging ports total 5V/4.8A 24W.. It can charge almost any USB device (smartphone, tablet, Amazon Kindle, fire stick, e-reader, bluetooth headphones, portable speaker etc). NOTE: the USB ports and the 3 always on outlets will be on once the outlet is plugged in, they are not controlled by the app.
  • Our Support Guarantee: Our friendly and reliable customer service will respond to you within 24 hours. You can purchase with confidence, with our 30-day money back guarantee and 12-month replacement warranty
7.7
Smart Plug Amysen - A Certified Compatible with Alexa, Echo & Google Home – Only WiFi 2.4G

Approx. price: $24.

Key Features:

  • Smart Remote Control: The smart plug works with Amazon Alexa, echo dot and Google home to manage your home devices through voice control. You can control home appliances remotely and smartly by your phone or tablet using the smart life App.
  • Easy To Use And Install: This smart plug connect with internet through wi-fi network, No Hub and subscription required, just plug it into an outlet, connect a device to the smart plug, and wirelessly control home appliances whenever and wherever.
  • Timing Function: Switch your home appliances On/Off automatically and intelligently by setting a specific time with the smart plug. You can schedule the light, Pre-lit your house before coming home.
  • Energy Saving And Safe: With the convenient timer function, the smart plug can protect the devices safety, prevent from overcharging and overheating, and reduce energy use.
  • Wide Application: The smart socket can be used for any home appliances, such as lights, electric oven, toaster, fan, coffee mill, etc. strong signal ensures the connection between the network and socket.
7.4
Gosund Smart Light Switch, in-Wall WiFi Smart Switch That Works with Alexa and Google Home, No Hub Required, Neutral Wire Needed, Single-Pole 15A, ETL and FCC Listed,4 Pack White

Approx. price: $43.

Key Features:

  • Wise Choice for Smart Home: Gosund 15 A smart switch (100-240V) is more safe than other 10A switch.No need getting help from professional person, the user manual will guide you step by step to setup. The Alexa smart switch comes with screwless snap-on wall plate, neutral wire required, only for 2.4G wifi. Flammability UL94-V0, FCC, ETL certificated, prevent lightning, surges, and spikes.
  • Make Home More Smart: Install the wifi switch in your house, you will get a smart home.Sync on and off times to Sunrise and sunset, porch lights will greet you when you come home late. Schedule your lights to make it look like you're always home. More smart fouction waiting for your to design.
  • Remote Control Anywhere Anytime: Control your lights by your way anywhere anytime on the Alexa light switch. Turn on or off for your electronics at anytime with your smart phone on the Gosund App, no matter you are at home, in your office or on your vacation
  • Voice Control: Gosund wifi light switch also works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. When your hands are full or entering a dark room, just say the commands turn on the light,enjoy the hand-free convenience and stay cozy in bed and turn lights off with your voice
  • Start Smart Home with Gosund: Gosund Alexa light switch seamlessly replaces your old wall light switch. Make your home smart with Gosund smart light switch. We try our best to gain customers' satisfication. 7*24 hour online for support.Note: When the updated switch is off, it is designed without led light, you could control it by voice and Apps on smart phone.
7
Samsung GP-U999SJVLCAA Smart Things Water Leak Sensor - Automate Lights & Siren For Alert - ZigBee, Accessory Hub, White

Approx. price: $19. You may saved up to 10%.

Key Features:

  • Leaking & Flooding Protection: Place the SmartThings Water Leak Sensor under sinks, refrigerators, washing machines, and more to detect excess water or moisture and receive immediate alerts on your phone
  • Temperature Monitoring: The sensor also monitors temperature, requiring a 32- to 104-degree operating temperature; You can choose from light-up or siren alerts when abnormal moisture or temperatures are detected in sensitive areas
  • Avoid Potential Damage: You can program your connected smart devices to shut down electronics automatically to prevent electrocution and damage to your home from water leaks and irregular temperatures
  • "Operating Requirements: Use with SmartThings Hub, SmartThings Wi-Fi, or other compatible SmartThings devices (connected devices sold separately); This product is available in the U. S. only "
  • Included Components: Package includes battery, quick-start guide, and health and safety guide. Comes with Samsung SmartThings 1-Year Limited ; Battery range is 50-130 feet, depending on your home’s construction; Intended for indoor use only
  • Access to User Manual: Please note that a PDF file of the SmartThings Water Leak Sensor user manual can be accessed under “Technical Specification” in the Product Details section below
6.5
Mini Smart Plug Gosund WiFi Outlet Works with Alexa Google Assistant, No Hub Required, ETL and FCC Listed Only 2.4GHz WiFi Enabled Remote Control WiFi Smart Socket

Approx. price: $7.7.

Key Features:

  • All Within Reach: Gosund smart wifi plug, control your electrical items via your phone whenever and wherever you are after downloading the FREE APP(small space)as long as there is a 2.4g network. Ideal for someone who can not move around very well and needs easy access to turn on/off a device.
  • Smart and Easier Life: By setting schedules and timers for the tamp, you can prepare a crock pot meal and get home with dinner's ready, 10A and 1200W, turn off your nightstand light after sleeping. Please note that the alexa plug is not suitable for the appliances whose power is more than 1200 watts (eg: air conditioner, microwave oven, induction cooker etc.)
  • Forget to shut things down? Forget to turn on/off your tamp or fan? Worry about overcharging? Want to give the appearance of someone is home? Gosund Smart Plug can help you control your home appliances, eliminate wasteful standby power and reduce energy use, save on your electric bills and extend product life.
  • Compatible with Many Third-Party Usages: Our smart plug works with Amazon Alexa and Google Home; Compatible with Android 4.4. and iOS 8 above; Does not work with SmartThing, Homekit, Bluetooth. Only supports 2.4GHz network, does not support 5GHz, please kindly check your network is 2.4GHz before connecting the plug.
  • Easy to Install and Safe: Just plug a device into the smart wifi and alexa outlet and connect to your Wi-Fi network with "Gosund" App. ETL listed, FCC, RoHS, reach Approval. Gosund smart plug is backed by lifetime unconditional service.

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