Alexa Compatible Devices and Appliances for a Smart Home
From speakers and fans to plugs and security cameras, we have compiled a list of interactive Alexa friendly devices and appliances that'll help you upgrade your house to a smart home. These devices respond to voice commands and can be controlled via apps, even while you are not at home! This means that you can regulate your bulbs, fans, mixers, and televisions, or give them instructions, while comfortably snuggling on your sofa or queueing up at the airport. You can also take advantage of a host of skills that Alexa, Amazon's voice assistant, offers. Happy shopping!
Alexa Compatible Devices And Appliances
1. Panasonic 1.5 Ton 5 Star Wi-Fi Twin Cool Inverter Split A
This popular smart air conditioner is one of the most energy-efficient alternatives in the market. A product of Japan's fine craftsmanship, it gives off almost negligible noise operation.
Users can control this appliance with the convenience of just a tap on their application, or even a voice command, for that matter. Further, it offers customisation of sleep profile, ensuring a good night's sleep in ambient temperature. Other notable features include pollution control, de-humidification, and intuitive auto-diagnosis.
Panasonic 1.5 Ton 5 Star Wi-Fi Twin Cool Inverter Split AC (Copper, PM 2.5 Filter, 2020 Model, CS/CU-NU18WKYW White)
2. iRobot Roomba i7+
Add a touch of convenience to your house cleaning shenanigans with this intelligent, Wi-Fi driven robot vacuum cleaner. Thanks to its smart navigation, you can guide this cleaner to tricky nooks and corners using voice commands, or alternatively bar it from entering certain areas.
Once charged, it can work seamlessly for up to two months. It collects all the dust, dirt, pollens, moulds and seasonal allergens with impressive perfection and dumps it into lock bags. Impressively, it also auto-suggests cleaning sessions during allergy and pet shedding seasons.
iRobot Roomba i7+ (i755020) WiFi connected Robot Vacuum with Automatic Dirt Disposal and Power-Lifting Suction and Dual Multi-Surface Rubber Brushes - Ideal for Pets - Learns, Maps, and Adapts to home
3. Havells Stealth Wood I 1250mm Ceiling Fan (Walnut)
This smart ceiling fan is an impressive conglomeration of traditional aesthetics and modern technology. This new age fan is popular for its smart temperature and humidity sensors for automatic speed control. It also puts forth timer/schedulers settings, sleep mode, breeze mode, and multi-user access. It can be easily connected to a router or iOS and Android smartphones via Google or Alexa's voice commands.
4. Dyson Pure Cool Link Tower WiFi-Enabled Air Purifier
With the ever-escalating air pollution levels and resultant spike in respiratory and allergic illnesses, air purifiers are as important as any other home appliance. This one by Dyson is a popular pick from the smart home appliances category on Amazon. It sports an efficient oscillation feature and comes equipped with the latest air multiplier technology, giving off streams of purified air across large spaces. The HEPA filter, tris-coated activated charcoal filter and densely packed microfibres ensure that the ultra-fine pollutants are not pushed back into the room./p>
Further, it offers easy scheduling, 10 air-speed settings, auto mode, night-time mode, sleep timer, and an easy-to-clean aperture with no fast-spinning blades. You can also keep a check on the real-time air quality reports on the app.
Dyson Pure Cool Link Tower WiFi-Enabled Air Purifier
5. iRobot Braava M6 Mopping robot
If you are someone with a knack for perfection and cleanliness, this smart mopping robot is an ideal pick for you. You can instruct it to swoosh past the surfaces with simple voice commands.
While its wicking fibres break up the dirt, and sticky messes, the dry sweeping pads capture dirt, dust, and pet hair, via electrostatic force. Its precision jet spray has been designed to target dirt and sticky messes without spraying furniture, rugs, or walls.
6. Wipro 10A smart plug
Smart plugs are small adapters that help in the automation of wired devices. These are simply plugged into the socket and connected to the WiFi, which gives you access to control your devices with a smartphone application.
One such popular smart plug is this energy-efficient pick by Wipro. You can not only control the connected devices via voice commands but can also monitor their energy consumptions. It also allows setting up schedules and reminders for turning the devices on or off. Bringing versatility to the table, it is compatible with a host of electrical devices including television sets, electric kettles, table fans, set-top boxes and air purifiers.
Wipro 10A smart plug with Energy monitoring- Suitable for small appliances like TVs, Electric Kettle, Mobile and Laptop Chargers (Works with Alexa and Google Assistant) (DSP1100)
7. Realme Smart Security Camera
This smart security camera brings forth a perfect cocktail of convenience and security. One of the most popular choices in the market, it offers a host of impressive features such as real-time motion tracking, voice talkback, 3D noise cancellation, and infrared night vision. Its 360-degree panoramic vision and a resolution of 1080p ensure clear and crisp video quality. Further, it sports impressive storage of 128GB and can be conveniently installed in both upright and tilted positions.
realme 360 Deg 1080p Full HD WiFi Smart Security Camera (White) | Alexa Enabled | 2-Way Audio | Night Vision | Motion Tracking & Intruder Alert
8. Amazon Echo Dot 4th Gen
Get yourself a smart assistant and a friend with this value-for-money purchase. Not only does it offer crisp, clear, and loud audio quality, but also follows the voice commands efficiently. It can be used to pay the bills, shop online, control the smart devices/appliances, set up reminders, put alarms, stream music, listen to the radio, get news and weather updates, and much more.
As per the design, it sports a fabric top and front, hard plastic sides and walls, and a traditional four-button array for turning the volume up and down, muting the microphones and an action button. Also, this compactly designed speaker doesn't take up much counter space.
Alexa Compatible Devices and Appliances for a Smart Home
|Product||Price in India|
|Panasonic 1.5 Ton 5 Star Inverter Split AC (CS-NU18WKYW)||₹ 39,990|
|iRobot Roomba i7+ (i755020) WiFi connected Robot Vacuum with Automatic Dirt Disposal and Power-Lifting Suction and Dual Multi-Surface Rubber Brushes - Ideal for Pets - Learns, Maps, and Adapts to home||₹ 71,821|
|Havells Stealth Wood I 1250mm Ceiling Fan (Walnut)||₹ 8,350|
|Dyson Pure Cool Link Tower Air Purifier||₹ 35,900|
|iRobot Braava M6 Mopping robot||₹ 56,900|
|Wipro 10A smart plug with Energy monitoring- Suitable for small appliances like TVs, Electric Kettle, Mobile and Laptop Chargers (Works with Alexa and Google Assistant) (DSP1100)||₹ 899|
|realme 360 Deg 1080p Full HD WiFi Smart Security Camera (White) | Alexa Enabled | 2-Way Audio | Night Vision | Motion Tracking & Intruder Alert||₹ 2,899|
|Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)||₹ 4,499|
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