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Best smart plugs 2021: Google, Alexa and Apple HomeKit control of your home

Pocket-lint Logo By pocket-lint.com of Pocket-lint | Slide 1 of 13: Smart plugs are a really easy way to make your electronics that little bit... well, smarter. Essentially, these gizmos let you control unconnected home appliances right from your phone, or even through a voice assistant. That lets you switch them on and off remotely using their companion apps. Many smart plugs are also compatible with smart home devices and ecosystems like Amazon Echo, Google Home and Apple HomeKit, so you can control them with your voice or have them in a central app alongside other devices in your home. Here are the top smart plugs to consider.

Best smart plugs

Smart plugs are a really easy way to make your electronics that little bit... well, smarter. Essentially, these gizmos let you control unconnected home appliances right from your phone, or even through a voice assistant. That lets you switch them on and off remotely using their companion apps.

Many smart plugs are also compatible with smart home devices and ecosystems like Amazon Echo, Google Home and Apple HomeKit, so you can control them with your voice or have them in a central app alongside other devices in your home.

Here are the top smart plugs to consider.

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