The Google Home and Google Home Mini has been available in India for quite a while now and while they’re pretty handy when used by themselves, their real potential is unlocked when you pair them with other smart home devices which unlocks a whole new set of possibilities. If you’ve been wondering which smart home devices you can get your hands on in the Indian market, then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled a list of the best smart home devices compatible with the Google Home that you can buy in India right now. Without much further ado, let’s jump right into the list and take a look at smart home devices compatible with the Google Home:
Smart Home Devices Compatible with Google Home
- Smart Lights
- Smart Locks
- Smart Plugs, Sockets & Switches
- Smart Security Cameras
- Smart Entertainment Devices
- Smart Sensors
Smart Lights Compatible with Google Home
1. Philips Hue Mini Starter Kit
If you’re into home automation or smart home devices, then you’ve probably already heard of the Philips Hue. The Philips Hue smart light mini starter kit comes with a 10Watt Hue RGB bulb which can be screwed into any normal bulb socket in your house. The package also contains a Philips Hue Bridge which can be connected to your WiFi router and can be controlled using the Philips Hue app. As you’d expect, you can also set up the voice command feature with your Google Home, which will allow you to control your Philips Hue smart lights via voice commands remotely.
Buy from Amazon (₹6,499)
2. Philips Hue Go
Another great smart lighting option from Philips is the Philips Hue Go which is a portable desk lamp with an RGB bulb that can be controlled remotely when connected to a Philips Hue Bridge. The Philips Hue Go has a white light with a 300 lumen output that can also be customized to over 16 million colors. On a single charge, the Philips Hue Go runs for around 3 hours, which makes it a great emergency light in times of a power cut. Much like other Philips Hue devices, the light can be controlled using voice commands issued to your Google Assistant, so you can light up your home even when you’re not around.
Buy from Amazon (₹8,995)
3. Philips Hue Lightstrip
In case you’re looking for something more discreet, then you can opt for the Philips Hue Lightstrip which, as the name suggests, is an LED lightstrip that can be customized using a Philips Hue Bridge. Much like the aforementioned products, the LEDs can be customized with up to 16 million colors and can be remotely controlled using the Philips Hue app or via voice commands to your Google Assistant. Do note that the Philips Hue Lightstrip doesn’t come with a Philips Hue Bridge, which you’ll have to buy separately in order to use the product.
Buy from Amazon (₹6,600)
4. Xorb WiFi Smart LED Bulb
In case the aforementioned Philips Hue products seem a bit too costly, you can opt for the Xorb WiFi Smart LED Bulb, which is a 7Watt bulb that can be controlled using Amazon Alexa, the Google Assistant, or using its own app. The bulb has a life span of about 30,000 hours and even though it comes in fairly cheap, it also offers support for 16 million color options. However, since all of the bulb’s wireless components are included within its body, don’t expect it to perform as well as the Philips Hue setup which has a separate hub controlling all operations.
Buy from Amazon (₹1,499)
Smart Locks Compatible With Google Home
1. Kwikset Kevo Smart Lock Conversion Kit
If you’re interested in getting a smart lock for your home which you can control with your Google Home, then you can definitely consider the Kwikset Kevo Smart Lock conversion kit. The kit will allow you to convert your regular deadbolt door lock into a smart lock which can be controlled via the Kevo app and also by voice commands, however you’ll require the Kevo Plus hub in order to do that. The smart lock will allow you to automatically lock or unlock the device in Bluetooth range.
Buy from Amazon (₹7,636)
2. August Smart Lock Pro
Another great smart lock that you can consider is the August Smart Lock Pro which will allow you to control and keep track of who enters and exits from your house via the mobile app. Much like the Kwikset Kevo Smart Lock, the August Smart Lock Pro attaches to your existing deadbolt door lock, but it has a much smaller footprint and a very minimalist design. The August Smart Lock Pro is a certified Z-Wave Plus home product which maintains high standards of security to keep your home safe from intruders. The smart lock can be controlled via the mobile app and through voice commands to the Google Assistant, but it doesn’t require a separate hub which is definitely a great addition.
Buy from Amazon (₹26,711)
Smart Plugs, Sockets & Switches Compatible With Google Home
1. TP-Link HS200 Smart WiFi Light Switch
In case you want to convert your existing lights into smart home devices then you can invest in the TP-Link HS200 Smart WiFi Light Switch which will allow you to control any connected light in your home to be controlled from anywhere using the TP-Link Kasa app. The switch also supports voice control and works flawlessly with the Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and even Microsoft Cortana. Along with the remote control options, the smart switch also brings support for scheduling which allows you to define times when you want the switch to turn on and off automatically.
Buy from Amazon (₹2,399)
2. TP-Link HS100 WiFi Smart Plug
In case you want to remotely control your electrical appliances, you can opt for the TP-Link HS100 WiFi Smart Plug. You can connect any small electrical appliance to the smart plug and it’ll allow you to remotely control the appliance using the TP-Link Kasa app. You’ll also be able to control the appliances using voice control and it comes with support for the Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and Microsoft Cortana, so you won’t be limited to a single smart ecosystem.
Buy from Amazon (₹1,899)
3. Oakter Basic Smart Home Kit
The Oakter Basic Smart Home Kit is a combination of two smart plugs and a connecting hub which will allow you to control two smart appliances using your smartphone. The smart home kit consists of one 16A smart plug and one 6A smart plug which will allow you to connect one large and one small electrical appliance at the same time. The smart plugs can be controlled using the Oakter app and also comes with support for both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, allowing you to control the appliances via voice commands.
Buy from Amazon (₹5,823)
4. Sonoff Smart Switch
In case you’re looking for a smart home switch on a very tight budget, you can opt for the Sonoff Basic WiFi Smart Switch which can be used to control any electrical appliance remotely. The smart switch can be easily installed with any electrical appliance and can be controlled using the Sonoff app and through voice commands via the Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa.
Buy from Amazon (₹800)
5. Smarteefi 3 in 1 Smart Plug
The Smarteefi 3 in 1 Smart Plug is a very handy smart plug which doesn’t require any electrical work like most other smart plugs and switches on this list. The Smarteefi Smart Plug looks like a normal power strip with three plug points which can be individually controlled by connecting the device to your home WiFi. The smart plug has an Android app and web portal which will allow you to control your appliances remotely, and it even includes support for Google Home and Amazon Alexa for control via voice commands.
Buy from Amazon (₹2,999)
6. D-Link DS-W215 Smart Plug
The D-Link DSP-W215 is another great plug and play smart plug which doesn’t require any electrical work whatsoever. You can just connect it to any wall outlet, connect it to your home WiFi and you’re good to go. The D-Link DSP-W215 smart plug allows you to turn connected devices on and off using the MyD-Link app, create multiple on/off schedules, monitor energy usage of the connected devices and, if course, control them via voice commands.
Buy from Amazon (₹1,888)
7. IOT Smart Plug
Much like the D-Link DSP-W215, the IOT Smart Plug is another great smart plug which doesn’t require any complicated installation. Just plug it into any regular wall socket, connect you electrical appliance and you’re good to go. The WiFi based ITO Smart Plug can be controlled from anywhere using an app or via voice commands issued to Alexa or the Google Assistant. The IOT Smart Plug also offers an automated scheduling functionality and a timer function which will allow you to set schedules to turn on/off your connected devices.
Buy from Amazon (₹1,399)
Smart Security Cameras Compatible With Google Home
1. Nest Cam Outdoor Security
If you’re worried about your home’s security, then it’s a good idea to invest in a smart security camera like the Nest Cam Outdoor Security camera. The camera has a 130-degree wide-angle view which delivers 1080p HD footage of its field of view 24/7 directly to your smartphone. The installation is pretty simple, requiring you to connect it to a regular wall outlet and your home WiFi. The Nest Cam Outdoor can detect activity and send an instant alert to your smartphone or email along with a picture. It even has a built in microphone and speaker which will allow you to talk to or listen to someone using the companion app. As expected, it works wonderfully with your Google Home devices and can be completely automated to keep your house secure all the time.
Buy from Amazon (₹28,545)
2. Nest 1080P HD Camera
In case you’re looking for an indoor security camera solution, you can invest in the Nest 1080p HD Camera which can be placed anywhere in your home. Much like the outdoor security camera from Nest, the Nest 1080p HD delivers crisp and clear live footage to your smartphone via the companion app through its all-glass lens which has a 130-degree field of view. It even has a great night vision feature which will allow you to monitor activity even when the lights are turned off. The Nest 1080p HD Camera seamlessly connects to your Google Home, allowing you to control it by issuing voice commands.
Buy from Amazon (₹24,999)
3. Netgear Arlo Pro
If you’re looking for a more thorough smart security camera package, you can invest in the Netgear Arlo Pro Rechargeable HD Camera which not only provides all the functionality of the Nest cameras but also gives you the freedom to place them in areas where you don’t have a nearby power outlet. The completely wireless Arlo Pro kit also has a 2-way audio mic and speaker with push-to-talk functionality so that you can talk to people on the other end using your smartphone.
Buy from Amazon (₹39,500)
Smart Entertainment Devices Compatible With Google Home
1. Google Chromecast 2
One of the most popular smart home devices that you can get for your entertainment needs is the Google Chromecast 2 which easily connects to your TV to stream HD content from your compatible smartphone or Google Home device. The Chromecast 2 is a great option if you want to graduate from streaming movies on your laptop or smartphone to streaming movies/TV shows directly to your TV.
Buy from Flipkart (₹3,399)
2. Google Chromecast Audio
Much like the Google Chromecast 2, the Chromecast Audio is a media streaming device which, as its name suggests, allows you to stream audio to any device which includes a 3.5mm input jack. The Chromecast Audio can also be controlled using your compatible smartphone and as you’d expect, you can even control it using your Google Home device. It even feature a handy multi-room feature which will allow you to connect multiple Chromecast devices to different speaker systems and play the same songs on each speaker system at the same time.
Buy from Flipkart (₹3,399)
Smart Sensors Compatible With Google Home
1. Ecobee3 Room Sensor
The Ecobee3 Room Sensor is a very handy little gadget which you can place in any room in your house to monitor its temperature and automatically adjust the connected thermostat or air conditioner to alter the temperature of the room depending on its current occupancy. The Ecobee3 comes with two remote sensors which can be mounted on the walls or placed on any surface using the included stands. Do note that you’ll need a compatible thermostat in order to get this setup to work. As you’d expect, the Ecobee sensors can also be manually controlled using voice commands, allowing you to control the temperature of your room remotely.
Buy from Amazon (₹11,068)
2. Ecobee4 Smart Thermostat
The Ecobee 4 is a smart thermostat and sensor package, which functions much like the Ecobee 3 but doesn’t require you to have a compatible thermostat as it comes with one in the box. The thermostat and sensor combo can also function automatically depending on your presets and it can also be controlled using the companion app, via voice commands through your Google Home and it’s also compatible with IFTTT.
Buy from Amazon (₹29,999)
Smart Home Devices Compatible with Google Home
Well, that concludes our list of the 20 best smart home devices compatible with Google Home that you can buy in India right now. The devices cover a variety of functions in your home and will definitely help you convert your regular house into an incredible automated smart home which you can control from anywhere in the world. We’re sure that the items on this list will address all your smart home needs and in case you’re looking for something that doesn’t feature on the list, drop us a question below and we’ll make sure we address your requirements as soon as possible. Which smart home device do you intend on getting? Let us know in the comments section below.