A smarter way to plug-in
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Ready to brighten up your old outlets with smart plugs? These advanced features can save you time and money and add convenience. Advanced features to look for include:
Through an app, you can monitor the energy use of plugged-in devices in real-time and get reports on energy usage and cost over a period of time, such as day or month.
USB charging port
Some smart plug models come with a built-in USB outlet for convenient charging of smartphones and other mobile devices.
Program multiple smart plugs and devices as a single unit. For example, you can dim lights or turn things on or off based on the weather, time of day, or certain situations.
This feature turns plugged-in devices, such as lights and TV, on and off at random to make it appear as if someone is at home.
Dim plugged-in lights from your smartphone or voice assistant. Some models can automatically adjust lamp light based on the amount of sunlight in a room. Compatibility is also important. Make sure your new smart plugs work with your voice assistant or smart home hub.