CES 2022: TP-Link launches HomeKit accessories in the US under the 'Tapo' brand

Cupertino, January 8, 2022

TP-Link announced today at CES 2022 that it will be expanding its Tapo line of smart home accessories from Europe to the United States, and some accessories will also gain support for Apple's smart home platform HomeKit, allowing the accessories to be controlled with Siri or the Home app on Apple devices. Some of the HomeKit-compatible accessories include the Tapo P125 Mini Smart Plug, Tapo S500D Dimmer Switch and Tapo P306 Wall Power Strip, according to TP-Link. The Verge reported that the Tapo L535E Color Lightbulb and Tapo L930 Light Strip will also be compatible with HomeKit. The price has not yet been announced. The new Tapo accessories are slated for release in 2022. The Verge reported that the P125 Mini Smart Plug will be released in Q1, followed by the Wall Power Strip, Dimmer Switch, and Light Strip in Q2 and the Color Lightbulb in Q2. the third quarter. None of the accessories require a hub. 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