Apple HomeKit, similar to Alexa and Google Home, works with a number of compatible smart devices. Using Siri, the voice assistant built into Apple iPhones, iPads, Macs, Apple Watches and HomePod smart speakers, you can control gadgets like light bulbs, switches, cameras and more using your voice. Here are some of the best HomeKit devices to add to your smart ecosystem.
Looking for more smart home products? Be sure to check out all our selections for smart speakers, lights, locks and more on our smart home devices page.
1. Apple TV
If you want to control any of the best HomeKit compatible devices remotely, you'll need something that acts as a bridge to your Wi-Fi network. You can use an iPad, but a later model Apple TV works well. The fourth generation Apple TV supports 4K HDR content and has Siri built-in, so you can control your devices using the remote control.
If you're an Apple fan, check out the HomePod as well. Apple's smart speaker can be used as a hub for all HomeKit compatible devices, so you can control them remotely from your iPhone.
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2. Belkin WeMo Mini
Belkin Wemo Mini, our favorite smart card, is wide, but thin enough that you can fit two of them. Although it does not have energy monitoring, the Mini works with all the important intelligent assistants and has a useful switch in the socket itself. It also has a smart Away mode and allows you to connect the jack to a number of other smart home systems. As one of the best HomeKit compatible devices, WeMo can be controlled by talking to Siri.
Read the full story Belkin WeMo Mini review.
3. August Smart Lock Pro
Did you ever wake up at night trying to remember if you locked the front door? HomeKit can ease your worries with the help of the August Smart Lock Pro. Ask Siri if your door is locked and she will tell you – and you can lock or unlock it using her voice. August Smart Lock Pro is at the top of our list the best smart locks and is one of the best HomeKit compatible devices, though the standard August Smart lock is a viable budget option.
Read the full story August Smart Lock Pro Review.
4. iHome ISP6X smart plug
Connect any device to the iHome iSP6X to make it "smart". As one of the best HomeKit compatible devices, you can say "Siri, turn off my light," for example, and the iHome jack will listen to your voice. And as one of them the best smart plugs, iSP6X works with a variety of other smart home systems. We are also fans of the iHome ISP100, a smart outdoor connector that can withstand the elements. Pairs with HomeKit in seconds.
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5. Sonos One
Sonos One is one of the best smart speakers on the market. It is equipped with Apple's AirPlay 2 wireless audio standard. This means that you can now use Sonos One in combination with a HomePod in multi-camera audio setup. In addition to HomeKit compatibility, this speaker offers excellent audio, a comprehensive application and control over a number of music streaming services. Credit: Sonos
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6. The premiere of Kwikset
The Kwikset premise is among the best smart locks that work with HomeKit. You can open it with an old-school key, a keypad code, or an iOS app. It is easy to install (our reviewer did it in 20 minutes) and looks very classic. And you can program up to 30 custom key codes for all your family members.
Read the full story Review Kwikset Premis.
7. Set starter switch with dimmer switch Lutron Box
Dimmer Lutron Switch Switch Starter Kit works with any desk lamp or table (and up to 800 different bulbs), making the device "mute". There is a remote control, but you can skip this if you want to control it with iPhone or iPad. Or, as one of the best HomeKit compatible products, you can control it by voice. This special kit has two smart plugs, a Wi-Fi bridge (required for Lutron products) and two remote controls. Another bonus: Lutron makes other gadgets for lighting, security and even smart shades of windows.
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8. Smart controller for the smart home
Brilliant has finally added HomeKit compatibility to its Brilliant Smart Home Controller, which is one of the best smart light switches. Brilliant lets you control smart home devices, such as the Sonos One speaker, Nest Learning thermostat, Ecobee (5-gen), Ring Video Doorbell 2, Philips Hue lights, August Smart Lock Pro and Belkin WeMo Mini all in one place. And with HomeKit, you can use Siri to control any device connected to your Brilliant panel. The panel also has built-in motion sensors and a small camera, so you can use it as a video intercom.
Read the full story Bright review of the smart home controller.
9. Mini Lifx smart bulb
Lifx bulbs are some of the best HomeKit compatible devices and are Wi-Fi enabled. This smart light bulb Lifx Mini is great for smaller bodies such as bedside lamps. In addition, the Lifx A19 and the Lifx + standout can produce both dazzling color effects, including a candle flicker, a strobe and sync with the music you play. Lifx + even has infrared technology for night-time camera viewing. Best of all, the Lifx A19 and Lifx + are both 1100 lumens, making them the brightest smart bulbs on the market.
Read the full story Review for Lifx Mini smart bulbs.
10. Yale Assure Lock SL
Yale Assure Lock SL is one of our favorite smart locks without a key and works with both HomeKit, Google Assistant and Alexa. It connects seamlessly to the August smart home system, which means you can control it with the August app through the Wi-Fi network. An inside sensor can detect you and notify you if your door has been left empty, giving you that peace of mind while you're gone.
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11. Philips Hue White Starter Set
Philips Hue White Starter Kit, the best smart lights for most people, includes two bulbs and a hub to connect them to other smart devices. While you cannot change the colors of these bulbs, you can adjust their brightness (up to 800 lumens) and add up to 50 at a single button. Philips Hue lights work with a wide range of Smart home systems, but are among the best HomeKit compatible devices.
Read the full story Philips Hue White starter kit review.
12. Netatmo Welcome
Netatmo Welcome is a self-contained, small and unobtrusive security camera with a criminal feature: facial recognition that works remarkably well. Quickly learn the faces and names of everyone in a household and create custom user profiles for each of them, so that everyone can track who's coming and going. You can use Siri to access the live stream of your camera or integrate it into your smart routines.
Read our Full review of Netatmo Welcome review.
13. Chamberlain MyQ garage door opener
HomeKit users can open and close their garage doors using something other than voice. Chamberlain myQ the device includes a garage door sensor as well as a hub that connects to your Wi-Fi network. When you send a command using your smartphone or voice, it is sent to the center of the button, which then goes to the sensor that activates the garage door. MyQ also happens to be at the top of our list the best smart door openers for garage doors.
Read the full story Chamberlain myQ review.
14. Netgear Arlo Baby
The Netgear Arlo Baby Monitor is one of the best HomeKit compatible devices not only for the quality of its video, but also for all its other features, including ambient and air quality sensors, color changing night light, customizable flaps and plan. its generous cloud storage. When connected to HomeKit via a Apple TV, you can view a stream from the camera right on the TV screen. Its complete compatibility makes it the best choice among the best baby monitors.
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15. Honeywell Lyric T5 thermostat
The Honeywell Lyric T5 mid-range thermostat uses you iPhone for geolocation to know when you are at home or away and about, adjusting the temperature accordingly. You can also set the temperature on the Honeywell T5. A portable remote control also allows you to control the lighting and the fan, even if you don't have the iPhone at hand.
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16. Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt
Very secure and voice activated, Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt is one of the best HomeKit compatible devices and allows you to gain entry or lock when talking to Siri. A numeric keypad works as a backup if you forget your phone. With Apple TV and HomeKit, you can even lock your doors while watching Netflix.
Read our full Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt review.
17. OneLink Safe & Sound carbon monoxide and smoke detector
When OneLink Safe & Sound detects either smoke or carbon monoxide, not only will it sound an alarm, but it will also tell you the room where the incident started. But safety is just one aspect of this (expensive) device. Inside is a large speaker, as well as Alexa, so when it doesn't warn you about a fire, it can be used to play music, audio books and anything else you can do with Amazon's voice assistant. You can also embed it in the HomeKit system.
Read the full story Review of the OneLink Safe & Sound carbon monoxide detector.