What The Heck Are Smart Plugs and How Do They Work?

Best Smart Plugs
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* Upgrade your outdated electrical outlets with smart plugs
* Plug them in and use your smart assistant to control your devices
* Enjoy more freedom and peace of mind at home and on the go

With each new appliance and gadget coming with more built-in features than ever before, it’s about time our electrical outlets got an upgrade. With smart plugs, you can use your virtual assistant to control your home’s appliances with the touch of a button. Simply sync your plug to Alexa or your Google Assistant and enjoy more freedom and connectivity. You can set timers for the lights, turn on the fan, start the coffee maker and more from virtually anywhere in the world.

And, unlike other IoT home devices, these smart plugs are able to work without any extra cables, bases or plugs. No hub? No problem!

Check out these best-selling smart plugs and upgrade your home today.

1. Amazon Smart Plug

Backed with stellar reviews, this Amazon’s Choice smart plug lets you schedule your lights, turn on your fans and control your various devices whether you’re at home or away. Simply plug it into an existing plug, open Alexa, and let your virtual assistant do the rest.

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2. Smart plug, Gosund Mini Wifi Outlet

This circular option comes in packs of four for added convenience. Best of all, it’s compatible with Alexa and your Google Assistant. With these smart plugs, you’re able to better manage up to 50 (yes, 50) devices at one time.

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3. TOPGREENER Smart Outlet with Energy Monitoring

This two-pack set is both Google Assistant and Alexa friendly and is built to handle all those bigger and above-average electrical appliances (up to 1800W to be exact). If you’re worried about overloading your smart sockets with too many appliances, this option might be a better choice.

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4. Meross WiFi Smart Plug Mini

This four-pack set is compatible with both Google and Apple devices and lets you turn your various electronic devices on and off with the touch of a button. You can even set up your own schedule and let your smart assistants take care of the rest.

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