LIFX A19 vs. LIFX Mini

Let’s look at the differences between the LIFX A19 vs. LIFX Mini, and see which is a better fit for you.

When it comes to the brightness level, LIFX A19 definitely comes out ahead when compared to LIFX Mini, while LIFX Mini impresses us with a much higher light beam angle.

Yet when it comes to choosing the better model, it really depends on your own personal preferences and set up.

If you have smaller light fixtures and don’t mind too much about it’s slightly decreased brightness, then LIFX Mini is a good way to go.


The Short Version

LIFX A19 = 1100 lumens & 11 Watts brightness, 16 million range of colors, 1% — 100% dimming, no night vision, supports iOS 9+, Android 4.1+, Windows 10 app, compatible w/ Alexa, Google Assistant, HomeKit & Cortana, 22.8 years LED lifespan, works with E26, E27 Screw or B22 Bayonet bulb types, can be used outside, beam angle of 135 degrees.

LIFX Mini = 800 lumens & 9 Watts full brightness, range of 16 million colors, 1% — 100% dimming capabilities, compatible w/ iOS 9+, Android 4.1+, Windows 10 apps, integrates w/ Alexa, Google Assistant, Cortana & HomeKit, 22.8 years LED lifespan, works w/ E26, E27 Screw or B22 Bayonet bulb types, beam angle of 250 degrees, suitable for outside use.

Which one are you getting?

Sale LIFX 1100-Lumen, 11W Dimmable A19 LED Light Bulb (LHA19E26UC10) Multi Colored - 75W - New
Sale LIFX Mini 800-Lumen LED Light Bulb (L3A19MC08E26) Multi Colored - 1 Pack, 120 volts, 9W - New

Last update on 2020-05-31 at 09:46 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

LIFX A19 vs. LIFX Mini— Easy Comparison Chart

LIFX A19 LIFX Mini
Dimensions2.48 x 2.48 x 4.52 in2.36 x 2.36 x 4.13 in
Outside UseYesYes
Bulb TypesE26, E27 Screw or B22 BayonetE26, E27 Screw or B22 Bayonet
Lumens1100800
Dimming1% — 100%1% — 100%
Colour Range16 million colors16 million colors
Alexa & Google AssistantYesYes
Microsoft CortanaYesYes
Apple HomeKitYesYes
AppiOS 9+, Android 4.1+, Windows 10iOS 9+, Android 4.1+, Windows 10
Full Brightness11 Watts9 Watts
LED Life-Span22.8 years (based on 3hrs/day)22.8 years (based on 3hrs/day)
Weight0.46 lbs0.31 lbs
Wi-Fi Router Requirement2.4Ghz 802.11b/g/n2.4Ghz 802.11b/g/n
Outside UseYesYes
SecurityWPA/WPA2WPA/WPA2
Beam Angle135 degrees250 degrees

LIFX A19 vs. LIFX Mini — What’s Different?

LIFX A19

Beam Angle – LIFX Mini comes with an impressive beam angle of 250 degrees that allows it to fill the room effectively with more light than LIFX A19 135 degrees.

Brightness – While LIFX Mini does have a higher beam-angle, LIFX A19 does come with an improved brightness level of 11 Watts & 1100 lumens, vs. LIFX Mini’s lesser 8 Watts & 800 lumens.

Light Bulbs Options – Additionally, LIFX Mini also comes with two additional formats which are LIFX Day & Dusk, which comes with adjustable whites tones, and the LIFX White which only comes with a single white tone.

All three bulbs can also be controlled via the LIFX app.

Size – As the name already suggests, LIFX Mini comes in a more compact size measuring at 2.36 x 2.36 x 4.13, while LIFX A19 comes in larger dimensions of 2.48 x 2.48 x 4.52 in.

Price – Lastly, LIFX Mini Smart bulbs do come with a cheaper price tag than LIFX A19, but are lacking in some aspects such as the brightness level.

Sale LIFX 1100-Lumen, 11W Dimmable A19 LED Light Bulb (LHA19E26UC10) Multi Colored - 75W - New
Sale LIFX Mini 800-Lumen LED Light Bulb (L3A19MC08E26) Multi Colored - 1 Pack, 120 volts, 9W - New

Last update on 2020-05-31 at 09:46 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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