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Hive Active Light

Hive Active Light
alaScore 91

114 reviews

Apr, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 114 reviews of Hive Active Light. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Hive Active Light is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : David Ludlow (

Hive Active Light


Although Hive may have started life as a smart thermostat, the system has evolved, adding new features and sensors. First came the motion and door sensors, but now British Gas has added Active Light smart light bulbs, so that you can control your...

Jan, 2017

Expert review by : Dominik Tomaszewski (

Hive Active Light review


We tested the Hive Active Light bulb, a smart home gadget that allows Hive users to control the lighting from their phone. Here's our Hive Active Light review.

The Hive Active Light Colour changing bulb is an easy and smart way to introduce lighting into your smart home environment. Especially if you already own the Hive system. We found the different coloured bulb more of a gimmick and something we would not...

Mar, 2017

Consumer review (

Light bulb


Doesn't work with just the alexa you would to also need to buy more hive products which I didn't want I just wanted to use my alexa for it

Feb, 2019

Consumer review (

Easy to Set up


Easy to set up, plenty of colours to choose from, a bit pricey

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (

Great! Works well!


Easy to use, I bought another one again! After install the apps it work straight away.

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (

Great Product


I have bought all the hive products now and these bulbs are brilliant give you two shades of light and are dimmable

Nov, 2018

Consumer review (

Also works with Google Home


Simple to set up. Can now put hall light on from the car to help me in.

Nov, 2018

Consumer review (

Works well


Simple and easy to add to the hive set up at home.

Oct, 2018

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Love my Hive bulb


I love these bulbs. No more groping around in the dark. Put the lamp on before you go to bed and the room is ready for you

Sep, 2018

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Shine bright like a light


Excellent light bulb with dimming ability and gives off a warm light. Very quick delivery (within 24 hours)

Jun, 2018