Philips Hue white and color ambiance - extension bulbs


Philips Hue white and color ambiance - extension bulbs


Paint with light

Paint with light

Play with light and choose from 16 million colours in the Hue app to match the light to your mood. The A19/B22 bulbs have been improved with deeper green, cyan and blue for even better scene setting in your home. Use a favourite photo and relive that special moment with splashes of light. Save your favourite light settings and recall them whenever you want with the tap of a finger.

Sync lights with movies

Sync lights with movies

Extend your TV viewing experience to the whole room or lift your gaming experience to the next level. Download the third party apps and discover the amazing things you can do with Philips Hue.

Sync lights with music

Sync lights with music

Sync light to your favorite music and enjoy every beat to the fullest. Transform any room into a dance floor and see how light reacts to your music. Download third party apps and get the party started with Philips Hue.

Apple HomeKit compatible

Apple HomeKit compatible

The Philips Hue white and color ambiance starter kit is compatible with Apple HomeKit technology. Ask Siri to turn on or dim your lights or recall presets without touching a single button. Via third party apps you can even link your lights to other Apple HomeKit enabled devices.

Create your ambiance

Create your ambiance

Set the right ambience for any moment with a range of beautiful, natural white light. Use the app to set any shade of white light, from cool energizing daylight to relaxing warm white light. So set the mood. Change the ambience. Feel different. Feel better.

Light for your well-being

Light for your well-being

Light influences our mood, behavior, alertness and routines. Through the app, you can set the light that is optimal for your moment. Philips Hue helps you to energize, concentrate, read and relax. Customize your daily routines into moments you can enjoy. Set the mood. Change the ambiance. Feel different. Feel better.



Ease your sleeping routine and wake up gently for a fresh start of each day. Philips Hue will help get you out of bed in a nice way. The gradually increasing light intensity gives you the feeling you are waking up naturally with sunlight - rather than the rude awakening of an alarm ringing.

Light schedules for home automation

Light schedules for home automation

Philips Hue can make it seem like you're home when you're not, using the schedule function in the Philips Hue app. Set the lights to come on at a pre-set time, so the lights are on when you arrive home. You can even set rooms to light up at different times. And of course, you can let the lights turn off gradually in the night, so you never have to worry whether you've left any lights on.

Away-from-home control

Away-from-home control

You can control your lights remotely wherever you are. Check if you have forgotten to switch your lights off before you left your home, and switch them on if you are working late.

Comfort dimming

Comfort dimming

Experience guaranteed smooth dimming with Philips Hue. Not too bright. Not too dark. Just right. No need for wires, an electrician or installation.

Smart control

Smart control

Connect your Philips Hue lights with the bridge and start discovering the endless possibilites. Control your lights from your smartphone or tablet via the Philips Hue app, or add switches to your system to activate your lights. Set timers, notifications, alarms, and more for the full Philips Hue experience.

Follow these
4 easy steps

1 Power your light sources

If you have a starter kit, screw the bulbs into your existing light fittings and turn on your wall light switches. For other Philips Hue lights, such as Philips Hue lightstrip plus, you only have to plug them in and power them. Simple.

2 Set up your bridge

Plug in your bridge and it will automatically power up. Connect it to your Wi-Fi router using the network cable provided. Wait for the three lights to come on and you are good to go.

3 Download the Philips Hue app and connect to your bridge

Download the app in the App Store or Google Play Store. Connect to the bridge. Find your lights. And there you have it, you've got Philips Hue.

Philips Hue app
4 Play around and experience light in ways you had never imagined

Now that your system is up and running, it's time to get familiar with the possibilities of Philips Hue. Explore the functions of the Philips Hue app or download and try some third party apps and discover new ways to play with light. And when you're ready, you can expand your system to enjoy Philips Hue even more.

  • Smart control

    Control your lights, your way

  • Away-from-home control

    Control your lights from anywhere

  • Light Schedules

    Program your lights for easy home automation

  • Comfort Dimming

    Smooth wireless dimming

  • Create your Ambience

    Create a comfortable ambience from warm sunlight to cool day light

  • Energize

    Program your lights for easy home automation

  • Wellbeing

    Feel better with natural light that helps you to energize, concentrate, read and relax.

  • Paint with Light

    Decorate your home with 16 million colors

  • Sync with Music

    Light up every beat of your favorite song

  • Sync with Movies

    Extend your TV experience to the whole room

Philips Hue white and color ambiance - extension bulbs

Philips Hue white and color ambiance A19 bulb
E27 single contact medium
Screw base fitting 10W
A60 form factor
15,000 Hrs lifetime
<2 sec start up from AC power
<0.5 sec start up from standby
Software upgradable
Philips Hue white and color ambiance A19 Lumen Output
806 lm @ 4000K
570 lm @ 2700K
342 lm @ 2000K
550 lm @ 6500K
80 lm/W luminous efficacy @4000K
>80 CRI from 2000–4000K
Philips Hue white and color ambiance A19 Light Output
Functional white light
16 million colours
All shades of white, from warm to cold color temperatures
Dimming only via RF down to 5% (no external dimmer)
Beam angle –160° ± 20°

Power output

100–240 V AC / 50–60Hz

Output voltage: 5 V DC 600mA

Standby power: 0.1 W max

What's supported

iOS 8.0 and upwards on iPhone 4S, 5, 5S, 6, 6 Plus

For Home Kit compatibility only iOS 9.0

iPad 2, 3rd and 4th generation

iPad Air 1, 2

iPad Mini 1, 2, 3

iPod touch 5th generation


2 years


Operational temperature: -10°C – 45°C

Operational humidity: 5% < H < 95%

(non condensing)

Also tested on

Android 2.3 and upwards on:

Galaxy S2, S3, S4, S5

Google Nexus 5, Motorola Nexus 6, Google Nexus 7

Note, Note 2, Note 3, Note 4

OnePlus One


Sony Xperia Z3

Starter Kits

Philips Hue white and color ambiance starter kit A19

Get started with Philips Hue white and color ambiance bulbs and experience high quality white and colored light that offers you endless possibilities.

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Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus

The most flexible light source imaginable. Shape it, attach it to any solid surface and extend it up to 10 meters by adding 1 meter extensions.

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Philips Hue Go

The smart portable light that lets you light any moment, anywhere. Set the mood via the control on the product itself or use the Philips Hue app on your smart device.

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Philips Hue tap switch

The world's first wireless smart switch that controls your Philips Hue lights, powered by your touch.

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Philips Hue dimmer switch

A battery-powered dimmer for the Philips Hue system that controls your preferred light setting that you have configured in the Philips Hue app, without the use of your smart device.

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I have bought a Philips Hue white and color bulb for my Philips Hue system. How do I include it in my existing scenes?

Tap the pencil on the Philips Hue app's scene page, then tap the scene you want to add your new Philips Hue lamp to. Tap Edit, then the arrow in the lower right corner/swipe up, mark the check box for your Philips Hue white and color ambiance bulb and set the color temperature and dimming level of your liking. Tap Save and you're now good to go.

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