The ilumi is one of the coolest connected home items we've seen. It's kickstarter-backed, produces any color you choose via smartphone, uses five times less energy than a normal bulb, and lasts for over 20 years. io9 readers can get 12% off ilumi – the lowest price online.

The ilumi fits standard lighting sockets, and connects to any Bluetooth-enabled iOS/Android device, with the free partner app allowing you to control hue and brightness. According to ilumi, a million different colors can be produced by blending the light from the LEDs. And that's all from a bulb that can last two decades, which is pretty impressive by itself.

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For $79 it's a very expensive lightbulb, but as it lasts you 20 years...this thing is pretty cool!

>> Get 12% off the ilumi LED Smartbulb ($79 incl. free shipping)

The ilumi's top features…

  • Music Sync — pulse your light to the beat of the music
  • Rise and Shine — wake up naturally with a scheduled sunrise
  • Scene Snapshot — create, save, and replay your favorite lighting scenes with one touch
  • Vacation — make it look like someone is home, even when you're away
  • Individual or group control – with built in Bluetooth LE wireless meshing

…and the specs…

  • 800+ Lumens (similar to 60-75 watt incandescent), dimmable via app
  • 1 – 13 watts
  • Up to 20-year life
  • 2000K to 8000K in white, plus millions of colors

Shipping is free, but is limited to the Continental US. Interested? Check out the link for all the details…

>> Get 12% off the ilumi LED Smartbulb ($79 incl. free shipping)


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