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Popular IoT devices on the UK market today

Popular IoT devices on the UK market today

These are the popular Internet of Things devices that are in use around the world today and available in the UK.

You can actually buy and experience these devices for yourself and discover the range of IoT devices on offer! That is the beauty of this list.

#1) August Smart Lock

August Smart Lock has proven to be a reliable security IoT device. It allows the user to manage their doors from any location hassle-free. It helps the user to keep thieves away and family in your home.

Cost: £261.00

Top Features:

  • Allows the user to know about each and every person coming and going into your home.
  • Provides unlimited digital keys and no fear of stolen key.
  • It gives the status updates of your door as it is properly closed or not.
  • It has a good auto-unlock feature and as soon as the user arrives near the door it opens automatically.
  • Easy installation and is compatible with most standard single cylinder deadbolts.

Where to BUY: August Smart Lock


#2) Belkin WeMo Smart Light Switch

The WeMo Light Switch helps a user to manage your home lights from the wall, your mobile or by using your voice. This smart light switch connects to your existing home Wi-Fi network to give wireless access of your lights – with no subscription or hub required.

Cost: £104.00

Top Features:

  • It comes with a clip-on faceplate and no screws are required.
  • Easy on/off, push anywhere to toggle.
  • WIFI indicator and night light available.
  • WIFI reset and power restart available.
  • It has a very quick, simple installation.

Where to BUY: Belkin WeMo Smart Light Switch


#3)  Flow 2 by Plume Labs Air Pollution Monitor

Flow Air pollution is an amazing discovery in the IoT market. It is a personal air quality tracker which informs the user in which area the air quality is bad and polluted and vice versa. It shows all the results in the map available in its app.

Cost: £280.00

Top Features:

  • It tells the user about air quality and has a vegan leather strap.
  • It comes with a stainless steel body.
  • It has capacitive touch on its body.
  • It includes good quality RGB LED’S.
  • It has a good user guide and simple installation.

Where to Buy: Flow 2 by Plume


#4)  Nest Smoke Alarm

Nest Smoke Alarm is a very useful IoT device. It is a smoke alarm that thinks, speaks and alerts your mobile phone about any un-wanted emergencies in your home. It automatically tests itself.

Cost: £89.99

Top Features:

  • The user can manage this alarm with the phone without any extra hardware.
  • Installation is easy and can be set up through iPhone, iPad or Android device.
  • Appearance is very good.
  • It also has certain colours like green, yellow, red to communicate with a user according to the situations.

Where to buy: Nest Smoke Alarm


#5) Nest Thermostat Temperature Control

It helps to control the home’s temperature and cooling environment with no effort from the user for Nest thermostat. It adapts according to your activities and manages room the temperature automatically based on your routine.

Cost: £199.99

Top Features:

  • It can interact with Alexa for voice control.
  • It saves a lot of energy by adapting to the room temperature.
  • It helps to read the display across the room.
  • It is compatible with many types of equipment.

Where to Buy: Nest thermostat


#6) Philips Hue Bulbs and Lighting System

Philips Hue is a very famous IoT device and is used as a personal wireless lighting system that allows to control your light and create the right ambiance for every moment.

It makes the smart home to live with the most connected lights in the world.

Cost: £13.00 to £75.00

Top Features:

  • Smart and away from home control.
  • Light schedules and comfort dimming.
  • Create your ambiance, wake up, well being, etc.
  • Sync with music and movies.

Where to Buy: Philips Hue


#7) Ring Doorbell

Ring Doorbells is a reliable IoT product and allows the user to answer the door from any place using your smartphone. Protect your home with security cameras from Ring video doorbell.

Cost: £49.00 to £345.00

Top Features:

  • It provides Double-Clad Home Network Security to users.
  • Night vision and interchangeable faceplates.
  • HD video quality and motion detection sensor.
  • Comes with a rechargeable battery with high performance.

Where to Buy: Ring Doorbells


#8) Logitech Harmony Universal Remote

Logitech Harmony is a powerful and useful IoT smart device for daily purposes. It is a universal remote which lets you control your house media, lighting, and other smart devices from one location remotely.

Cost: £139.00

Top Features:

  • It has features of up to 8 remotes, reduces complexity and clusters in-house.
  • It supports more than 5000 brands and new brands can also be added in the future.
  • It has a simple online setup using your computer.
  • It includes one-click activity buttons like watch a DVD so that it switches to it.

Where to Buy: Logitech Harmony


#9) Particle Photon Wi-Fi with Headers

This is the particles IoT board which provides everything that a user needs to build a connection project. It makes prototyping simple and easy due to plugins.

Cost: £54.00

Top Features:

  • It has an open source design.
  • It comes with a real-time operating system.
  • It has particle WIFI module and RGB LED.
  • It also has pre-soldered headers.

Where to Buy: Particle Photon Wi-Fi


#10) NETGEAR Orbi Ultra-Performance Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System

It is an extremely powerful Internet of Things device which maintains the whole home mesh Wi-Fi system that is capable to cover the whole house with fast WI-FI. It can work with the existing internet service provider.

Cost: £230.00 to £940

YouTube Link: NETGEAR Orbi 

Top Features:

  • It has a simple and quick installation with Orbi app.
  • It allows pausing Wi-Fi to do the quick status check.
  • Eliminates Wi-Fi dead zones and buffering.
  • Provides good speed Wi-Fi even if many devices are connected at the same time.

Where to Buy: NETGEAR Orbi


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Conclusion

Internet of Things IoT device is a burning topic in the current era. We understood how these smart devices developed by mankind for mankind are impacting in both positive and negative ways.

In this article, we came to know about IoT device which is the Internet of Things, the types of devices which include IoT in our day to day life and the process in which the IoT devices make a user’s task simple and quick.

We saw how this technology which is increasing drastically is going to impact the future of mankind and the working principle of IoT devices. You also came to know about the price, features, and from where to buy these devices as per your requirements.

With these points, we believe the time is not too far, in which we will see each and every individual, home using and depending on these Internet of Things devices.


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