Philips Hue vs. Lutron Caseta Wireless

Philips Hue vs Lutron Caseta Wireless

Today, we’ll take a look at the differences between the Philips Hue vs. Lutron Caseta Wireless.

Of them all, the most important is Philips Hue’s ability to sync with your music to create an immersive listening experience, which Lutron Caseta Wireless lacks.

While Lutron Caseta Wireless in the best long-term solution to smart lighting, it doesn’t beat Philips Hue’s advanced technology and more flexible options when it comes to integration.


The Short Version

Philips Hue = Remote & light control via app, requires a Philips Hue Bridge, Zigbee technology, works w/ Homekit, Alexa & Google Assistant, compatible w/ IFTTT, integrates w/ Logitech & Nest, syncs w/ music, DIY installation. 

Lutron Caseta Wireless = Remote & light control via app, Caseta Smart Bridge required, Lutron Clear Connect technology, works w/ Alexa, HomeKit & Google Assistant, compatible w/ IFTTT, Logitech, Nest & Sonos, doesn’t sync w/ music, DIY installation. 

Which one are you getting?

Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance A19 60W Equivalent LED Smart Bulb Starter Kit (4 A19 Bulbs and 1 Hub Compatible with Amazon Alexa Apple HomeKit and Google Assistant)
Sale Lutron P-BDG-PKG2W-A Wireless Deluxe Dimmer Bridge Caseta Smart Start Kit, White, 2 Count

Last update on 2020-12-01 at 14:54 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Philips Hue vs. Lutron Caseta Wireless — Easy Comparison Chart

Philips Hue Lutron Caseta Wireless
InstallationDIYDIY
Requires a HubPhilips Hue BridgeCaseta Smart Bridge
Remote Control via appYesYes
Syncs with MusicYesN/A
Remote Control via appYesYes
TechnologyZigbeeLutron Clear Connect
Google AssistantYesYes
Apple HomeKitYesYes
Amazon AlexaYesYes
IFTTTYesYes
SonosN/AYes
Light Control via RemotesYesYes
NestYesYes
LogitechYesYes

Philips Hue vs. Lutron Caseta Wireless — What’s Different?

Lutron

Syncs with Music – Music syncing is a fun feature, which unfortunately Lutron Caseta lacks.

Whereas Philips Hue allows you to seamlessly sync up your lights to respond to your music or games.

Light Color – The Lutron Caseta system is pretty flexible when it comes to its light color options.

However, with Philips Hue, you’re slightly more limited to White, White Ambiance, or White Ambiance & Color light bulbs.

Works with Sonos Speakers – Lutron Caseta Wireless is also compatible with Sonos Speakers, which means that you can Hook up your music up to a Sonos PLAY:5

While Philips Hue does offer compatibility with music, it doesn’t integrate with Sonos speakers.

Technology – Both models also use their own technology.

Lutron uses its own Lutron Clear Connect frequency, while the Philips system uses ZigBee in order to control its bulbs.

Both technologies have their own perks such as the low power requirements of Zigbee and the lesser interference with Lutron Clear Connect.

Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance A19 60W Equivalent LED Smart Bulb Starter Kit (4 A19 Bulbs and 1 Hub Compatible with Amazon Alexa Apple HomeKit and Google Assistant)
Sale Lutron P-BDG-PKG2W-A Wireless Deluxe Dimmer Bridge Caseta Smart Start Kit, White, 2 Count

Last update on 2020-12-01 at 14:54 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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