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Philips 100W Equivalent A21 LED Light Bulb Review

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Philips 100 Watt Equivalent - Soft White - A21 LED Light Bulb

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If you’re searching the market for a replacement for your standard 100-Watt incandescent bulb, one of the trusted manufacturers in lighting technology has a product to beat, the Philips 100W Equivalent 19 Watt A21 LED bulb is great to light up any kitchen, living, hallway and bedroom. At 1600k lumens, with a price tag of $22, trimmed down from its previous selling price of $25, this new kid on the block produces a soft white light similar to incandescent bulb and is uniquely shaped which results in a long life and comfortable light.

Features

  • Unique design that splits the bulb into 3 sections separated by deep channels
  • 25,000 hours life span
  • Rated 1680k lumens of light output
  • Life: 22.8 years (Based on 3 hours per day)
  • Uses 19 Watts energy which is equivalent to a 100-Watt standard incandescent light bulb
  • Can be used with dimmer switches
  • Environmentally friendly, mercury-free and uses significantly less energy than standard incandescent
  • Energy Star certified
  • 5-Year warranty

Pros

This Energy Star certified LED light from Philips provides omi-directional light with excellent dimming performance to 10% of the light level. Its 1,680 lumens and 2,700 Kelvin gives it an edge over its competitors when it comes to illumination. Moreover, its unique shape slows down heat build-up as opposed to the performance of competitors. Energy Star certified, that is, it meets the minimum federal standards this LED bulb can last for 25,000 hours.

This longevity takes off the hassle of having to replace it every so often, definitely promises savings. It also has a wide dimming range which is easy on the eyes. And if you prefer to have your light dimmed, this 100W replacement bulb gives an impressive output without even flickering. Moreover, the color temperature is consistent with typical light bulbs but with less energy, using only 19W for 100W.And with lesser energy consumption, this product does not require much burning of fossil fuels. As a whole, Philips 100W Equivalent Soft White LED light is bright, eco-friendly and easy-to-use.

Cons

The money you have to invest for a purchase is slightly higher than other brands. Although it now retails at $3 less than its price when it was first out in the market, some consumers might still find it slightly expensive for their budget. Given the extra lumens it offers, this can be a justifiable price, after all.

Verdict 

This uniquely shaped 100W replacement has features that delivers quality light as well as less harm to the environment. And though one might have to pay more for this, the good points of this product overweigh the bad. That said, Philips 100W Equivalent Soft White Dimmable LED Light Bulb is still worth a try for smart and practical consumers, a great value.

Philips 432195 19-watt (100-Watt) Ambient LED Household A21 Soft White Light Bulb

$21.97

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