LUX Launches $149 Smart Thermostat With HomeKit Support

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LUX Products today announced the release of its new KONO Smart thermostat with support for HomeKit, Amazon Alexa, and Google Assistant.


HomeKit integration allows the Wi-Fi-enabled thermostat to be controlled with Siri voice commands using an iPhone or iPad. Likewise, the thermostat can be controlled with Alexa or Google Assistant voice commands.

KONO Smart also has a physical knob that can be turned to adjust the temperature and access other controls on the thermostat's small digital screen.


Like the Nest and many other smart thermostats, the KONO Smart can automatically learn and adjust the temperature of your house whether you're at home or away, which can potentially reduce your electricity bill over time.

The thermostat's other features include smart scheduling, a utility cost estimator, a built-in indoor air quality mode, and energy usage reporting.

KONO Smart has a black stainless steel cover with interchangeable decor covers that can be purchased separately for $10 each in six colors: Midnight Black, True White, Paint It, Hibiscus Red, Sea Green, and Deep Blue.

KONO Smart is available starting today for $149 and can be purchased on the LUX Products website or at Home Depot stores in the United States.

At $149, the KONO Smart is cheaper than some other HomeKit-enabled thermostats at regular prices, including the ecobee4, Honeywell Lyric Round, and Sensi Touch all priced at $199. iDevices has a basic HomeKit thermostat for $98 on Amazon.

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35 months ago
Not sure I like the design but the changeable covers is a differentiator and smart. The price is competitive with other smart thermostats. I like that it works with more smart home systems than most do. Competition is finally good in this market!
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35 months ago

Not sure I like the design

I agree here. Not a fan of the design really, but it does support HomeKit which is nice.
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