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From the Google Home Hub to the Keecker robot, we round up the most efficient smart home devices that provide entertainment, security and energy saving features for your connected home.

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Whether your home is fully connected or you're just starting out on your smart home journey, you'll want to kit each room out with latest tech. 

We round up the top smart home devices you need for your connected home in 2019. 

Keecker

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Image: Keecker, Smartech

Want to watch Netflix's from the bath? Smartech's voice-controlled Keecker robot (H38.8xDia37.8cm), with built-in HD projector and Bluetooth speaker, will find you, position itself and play. Available at Keecker from £1,690.

Samsung QLED TV

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Samsung's 55-inch QLED TV enjoys mega-detailed Smart 4K Ultra HD resolution and its totally flat cable makes it ideal for wall-hanging. Available at Currys from £2,099.  

Philips hue starter kit 

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Image: Philips Hue Starter Kit, Currys 

Philips hue starter kit offers reliable, long-lasting smart home lighting in a variety of different kits and bulbs including white and colour. Colour bulbs offer a staggering 16 million colours and ambient variants which give you the option of dimmer and softer tones. 

The smart lighting device has in-built voice-control for Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit and the Google Home Hub. Available at Hue Products, Amazon, John Lewis, Currys and Argos from £59.99.

Google Home Hub

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Google Home Hub works effortlessly with other smart home devices, allowing you to control your connect home in one view. For instance, you can see who's knocking at your door with the Nest Hello Video Door Bell, see what the kids or pets are up to with the Nest Cam, and control your home's temperature with the Nest Thermosat.

You can also personalise your daily routine to make sure your organised for events, get up-to-date information on about commute and much more. Google Home Hub also helps you switch off at the end of the day by turning lights off and dimming to match the lighting in your room.  

Google Assistant helps answer all of your questions instantaneously, with visuals and useful Youtube videos. Google Home Hub is available from the Google Store, Currys PC World, Carphone Warehouse, John Lewis, eBay and Argos priced at £139.

Nest Learning Thermostat

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Image: Nest Learning Theromstat, Amazon

The Nest Learning Thermostat has auto-scheduling meaning that it learns from you and programmes itself. It automatically turns itself down after you leave to help you save energy. Nest can also control your hot water tank and you can adjust the hot water schedule from your mobile.

 

Have you any of these smart devices in your home? Tweet us @goodhomesmag or post a comment on our Facebook page.

 

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