Yeelight Tunable White or Yeelight Color. Which to choose.

You are deciding between the Yeelight Tunable White and the Yeelight Color bulb. But you aren’t sure which to choose.

Today we go through the differences between the Yeelight Tunable White and Yeelight Colour bulbs. By the end of this guide, you will know which one is right for you.

 

Similarities

Before we jump into the differences, it is important to state the similarities.

Yeelight Tunable White Yeelight Colour
Size Both models are the same size in terms of width and height.
App Both models operate using the same app: Yeelight (iOS and Android).
Connection Both models connect directly via WiFi do not require a hub/gateway.

 

Difference

Here is the main difference between the Yeelight Tunable White and the Yeelight Colour.

Yeelight Tunable White Yeelight Colour
Change different shades of white Yes Yes
Change different colours No Yes

 

Difference –  Yeelight Tunable White

The Tunable White bulb is only able to change to different shades of white.

Set it to ‘daylight’.
Set it to ‘sunset’
Difference –  Yeelight Colour

The Yeeligh Colour on the other hand is able to change to any colour including different shades of white.

Set it to your colour of your choice

 

Which to choose

When deciding which to chose, ask yourself:

“Do I need to set my bulb to different colours?”
If your answer is Yes. If your answer is No.
It may be that you would like to have some colours around your home. Having colours like magenta, cyan, turquoise or pink really does set the mood depending on the scenario. For example: Going to throw a party? Some colours would really amp up the mood. Do note that a colour bulb also has the ability to change to different shades of white. It may be that all you are looking for is the ability to set the bulb to different shades of white. For example: ‘daylight’ for productive activities and ‘sunset’ when you want to relax.

 

Where to buy

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Yeelight Tunable White

 

Buy from Lazada here.

 

Buy from AliExpress here

 

Yeelight Colour

 

Buy from Lazada here.

 

Buy from AliExpress here.

 

Good choice

The bottom line is this: there is no harm in going with either. It all depends on your needs. If you want something that’s basic and offers practicality at the same time, go for the Yeelight Tunable White. If you want something that’s able to add some colours to your space, go for the Yeelight Colour.  Do note, with the ability to change colours, the Yeelight Colour bulb will be slightly expensive compared to the Tunable White model.

Read jumpadevice’s review on both bulbs here:

Yeelight Tunable White (YLDP05YL) Review

Yeelight Smart LED Bulb Color (YLDP06YL) Review

 

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