Xiaomi Ecosystem: Top 12 Yeelight Gadgets for Home Lighting
Xiaomi leads its own ecosystem, which has already joined more than 200 startup companies. Yeelink is one of them, specialized in home lighting. The history of the trademark begins in December 2012 with the HAX startup incubator, it was then that the newly created startup team announced itself as Yeelight. Qingdao Yeelink Information Technology Co., Ltd (yeelink.net website) was registered in the fall of 2013 by Jiang Zhaoning and Liu Daping, formerly of Lucent Technologies, in Boston. In April 2014, the company joins the Xiaomi ecosystem and a year later presents its first product – Yeelight Bedside Lamp RGB night light. More commonly sold as a Xiaomi lamp under the brand name MiJia.
The multifunctional night light was distinguished by a touch panel that allowed you to set a special glow gradient, thereby visualizing a wide range of colors. The second version is currently available – Xiaomi MiJia Bedside Lamp 2 (MJCTD02YL) for $34.58. Now the company is focused on the international market, has an official forum and website, pages on Facebook, Twitter. Yeelight specializes in 4 areas: ceiling lamps, table lamps, light bulbs and night lamps. The company’s products have received international recognition, winning such awards as: iF design award, reddot award, iF gold design award, Good Design award and IDEA design award, as well as the world’s first eye comfort and low blue color certification from TÜV Rheinland. Many smart devices support integration with Yandex.Alisa, Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant and Samsung SmartThings voice assistants. More than 11 million devices have already been shipped in 100 countries, the application has been installed more than 3 million times (Google Play, App Store). Consider 12 interesting products that are available for purchase on AliExpress.
1. 5W mini lamp with table clip
The portable mini lamp has a flexible shaft and a clip with a silicone grip, so you can place it anywhere you want. The light output of the lamp is 100 lumens at a color temperature of 3900K. The device has a battery with a capacity of 1500mAh, it will last for about 14 hours of intense glow, it is charged via a micro-USB port, the appropriate cable is included. The lamp has three glow modes: night, everyday, for reading, switched by pressing a single button on the clip.
Price: $17. I want to buy!
2. Smart LED Strip Yeelight Colorful Strip
Very practical LED strip, adhesive surface and good flexibility allow it to find its place. She has 16 million colors at her disposal. He is friends with IFTTT, Google Assistant and Alexa, works with the proprietary Yeelight APP. The application has many animation modes of transfusion of colors, including flickering to the music.
The tape is two meters long, it has 200 LEDs, at the end of the segment there is a connector for the tape of the same type. The package includes a tape with a control panel and a power supply with a European plug, the output voltage of which is 12V 1A. There is only one button on the remote, by holding it the colors change, and a single press will turn on / off the tape itself.
Price: $38. I want to buy!