The Best Smart Light Switches & Plugs in Australia

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Smart light switches are smart power switches that are connected to the internet. They  allow you to control the lighting, fans, and sockets in your home. What makes them “smart” is that they also allow you to remotely control your home’s lighting using a mobile app.

There are different types of smart light switches and plugs. It’s important to find one that best fits your needs. To help you narrow down your options, we have listed the latest top smart light switches found here in Australia.

Top 7 Smart Light Switches in Australia

 

Below are 7 of the best wireless light switches and plugs based on functionality, design, and price:

1. WeMo Wi-Fi Smart Light Switch

 

WeMo Wi-Fi Light Switch is a smart light switch that allows you to control and automate your lights at home through your smartphone. WeMo can also be programmed to turn your fan on in time for when you arrive home. This device also integrates with Nest Smart Thermostat, allowing your lights to turn on or off automatically based on the movement in the house which can be sensed by the system.

Significant Features:

  • Wi-Fi capabilities
  • Compatible with Apple (iOS 7 or higher) and Android (4.1 or higher)
  • Ability to remotely control your lights and fan
  • Works with Amazon Alexa and Nest Thermostat
  • Ability to schedule and automate your home lighting based on your lifestyle
  • No subscription or hub required

Price: approximately $85 AUD

 

2. Leviton Decora Smart Wi-Fi Switch

 

Leviton Decora Smart Wi-Fi Switch is a voice-controlled lighting smart switch. This allows you to talk to your smart device to give verbal lighting instructions. This eliminates the need to press the keys on your smartphone to control your lighting. Leviton Decora also allows you to set up your lighting schedule based on your own personal preference, or based on sunset and sunrise.

Significant Features:

  • Ability to do voice control
  • Works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant
  • Allows users to program their preferred schedules
  • Can control multiple lights with a single command
  • Does not need a hub to operate

Price: approximately $72 AUD

 

3. Ankuoo NEO Wi-Fi Smart Light Switch

 

Ankuoo NEO Wi-Fi Light Switch is exclusively connected to lighting and allows you to turn your lights on or off anytime, anywhere. You can set schedules and enable countdown timers. Ankuoo NEO Wi-Fi Light Switch also allows you to control multiple light switches at home using a single app.

Significant Features:

  • Works with one-way connection light
  • App works nicely with multiple light switches
  • Less expensive
  • No hub require
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Price: approximately $37 AUD

4. TP-Link Smart Plug Mini

 

TP-Link Smart Plug Mini works with Amazon Alexa which allows voice control. It also allows you to remotely control your plugged-in appliances, like fan, thermostat, and TV, through a mobile app. Moreover, it lets you program your preferred schedule so your electronic devices are automatically adjusted based on the setup. TP-Link Smart Plug Mini gives you the ability to control all your home’s plugged-in electronics anytime, anywhere — and these electronic devices don’t need to be “smart” to be remotely switched on or off!

Significant Features:

  • Allows you to program your schedule for automatic controlling of plugged-in devices
  • Allows voice control through Amazon Alexa
  • Compatible with electronic devices that require 120-220 Volts
  • Slim and compact design
  • No hub required

Price: approximately $100 AUD

 

5. Wink Relay Smart Home Touchscreen Control Panel

 

Wink Relay Smart Home lets you control your smart home with an easy-to-use touchscreen control panel. With Wink Relay Smart Home, you can organize, access, control all your smart home automation products using one device and the same mobile app. This means you can control your lights, room humidity, home temperature, door locks, and more using the same touchscreen control panel and mobile app. This does require the Wink Relay hub.

Significant Features:

  • Ability to control all smart home devices using one app
  • It has built-in mechanical switches
  • It has a user-friendly 4.3-inch multi-touch screen
  • Can activate microphone and speaker intercom functionality, allowing you to answer your intercom via your smart device

Price: approximately $115 AUD

 

6. TP-Link Smart Wi-Fi Light Switch

 

TP-Link Smart Light Switch allows remote control for light switch, and control of your home’s lighting, fan, and other electronic devices. It also enables voice control through integrating with Amazon Alexa. It lets you control your lighting and other devices remotely without the need for a hub. Generally, this product is easy to use and great for beginners.

Significant Features:

  • It doesn’t need a hub for it to work
  • Works with Amazon Alexa, allowing voice control
  • Easy to use and recommended for beginners

Price: approximately $68 AUD

 

7. WeMo Mini Smart Plug

 

WeMo Mini Smart Plug allows you to control your home’s plugged-in appliances anywhere. It doesn’t need a hub to work and there’s no subscription required. In addition, it lets you set up your schedule so your plugged-in electronic devices are automatically adjusted as programmed. Furthermore, WeMo Mini Smart Plug is small enough so you can stack two per wall outlet.

Significant Features:

  • Compatible with any electronic device
  • It doesn’t need a hub to work
  • Compatible with both Google Nest and Amazon Alexa
  • Allows you to set up your preferred schedule
  • It is sleek and small enough  allow for stacking and use of additional smart outlet

Why Do You Need Smart Light Switches & Plugs?

 

With smart light switches and plugs, you can access and control your home’s lighting, fan, and other appliances from wherever you are allowing you to save on energy costs.

On top of convenience, smart light switches also make your home a lot safer and more secure, allowing you to turn on your lights and make your home appear like someone is home, even when it’s empty. This provides you peace of mind, comfort, and a sense of protection.

Want to learn more about smart light switches and plugs? Talk to our smart home experts at SMARTHOMEWORKS we’ll be happy to assist you!

Call us today at (02) 8197 1122 or drop us a line here.

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