The new RGB Hue Play tubes are ideal for your Smart TV

New Hue Play Gradient Light tube

If you go to the Philips Hue website and go to the catalog of products belonging to the Hue Play family, you will see that it has grown significantly in recent years. In addition, the latest proposals not only offer the possibility of displaying millions of colors thanks to its RGB LEDs, but also the ability to do so by zones. This creates a gradient effect identical to what Ambilight televisions offer in their later generations.

Well, now the manufacturer seems to have accidentally showed what will be its next product in the range. Or rather, their next products. Because the new Philips Hue Play Gradient Light Tube It will be available in two versions. Two sizes so you can choose the one that best suits your needs, although frankly you may want to have both.

As we say, there will be two sizes. The first will be designed or recommended for use with televisions or screens of up to 55 inches, while the second larger for those of 65 inches or more.

Of course, these are not the only differences between the two, there are other logics conditioned by the size and number of LEDs that they incorporate. But if you think so, better a quick summary of what each of them offers.

Philips Hue Play Gradient Light Tube (small)

The Philips Hue small light bar has as main features:

  • 87.7 cm wide
  • Ideal for TVs up to 55 inches
  • Color temperature between 2,700 and 4,000 degrees Kelvin
  • Maximum brightness of 1,100 lumens at 2,700ºK and 1540 lumens at 4,000ºK
  • Price around 200 euros

Philips Hue Play Gradient Light Tube (large)

The main features of the Philips Hue large light bar are:

  • 137.7 cm wide
  • Ideal for TVs up to 65 inches or larger
  • Color temperature between 2,700 and 4,000 degrees Kelvin
  • Maximum brightness of 1,260 lumens at 2,700ºK and 1,800 lumens at 4,000ºK
  • Price around 250 euros

Both models then share characteristics such as the possibility of being controlled through the application for mobile devices and through the device. Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box (which you can emulate with a Raspberry Pi). It is thanks to him that you can really get the most out of it when it is connected and placed under a television.

Because another interesting aspect of these new light bars is that they can be placed both on a surface, such as a furniture for televisions, or on the wall. In addition, as the tube can rotate it is easy to direct the projection of the light to where you really want or think it may be best for the multimedia experience.

More light for your multimedia experience

As you can see, these new proposals that Philips Hue should launch shortly are going to be an important and very interesting addition for all those who like this type of multimedia experience where the light part is so important. Although it could be used for many other uses.

For months we have seen YouTube and Twitch users opt for RGB lights to give life to their rooms from which they record their videos or broadcast their live streams. So to place as a practical light in the background or where you think appropriate they will also be an accessory to take into account.

Therefore, be attentive to what they may announce. But basically this is what you will have available shortly.

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