Best smart home gadgets of 2020

You really can have a smarter, more convenient home. And to help you get one, we're rounding up the best smart home gadgets of the year. Have a look at these devices for ways to make your home super easy to manage.

Best smart home gadgets of 2020
Ecobee smart home gadgets in frame

Life at home can be so much easier when all of your devices connect to the internet. Your lights, clocks, doorbell, vacuum, and much more can all be operated from wherever you are—from the kitchen to the airport. But you know that already. So we’re presenting you with some of the best smart home gadgets of 2020. These products are sure to make your time at home, and away from it, more relaxing than ever.

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If you want to enhance your home’s lights, choose this smart lighting. It gives you over 12 million colors to choose from. And, to make your house helpful from the moment you wake up, check out this voice-assistant clock. It answers your questions and even checks your agenda. Are you ready for a home that does more for you? Then check out the gadgets below.

tado° Smart Thermostat V3+

The first item on our list of the best smart home gadgets of 2020 is the tado° Smart Thermostat V3+. This cool product detects when a window is open and reminds you to turn down your heat to save money and be easier on the environment.

Arlo Pro 4 Spotlight Security Camera

Add to your home’s security with the Arlo Pro 4 Spotlight Security Camera. It has a siren as well as many other safety features. You’ll love the crystal-clear images and 2K videos with HDR.


Logitech Circle View Wired Doorbell

See who’s at your front door with the Logitech Circle View Wired Doorbell. This Apple HomeKit-enabled device works with your smart home setup. It also features Apple HomeKit Secure Video along with face recognition.


Kangaroo Motion + Entry Sensor

Easy to set up, the Kangaroo Motion + Entry Sensor is another great product on our list of the best smart home gadgets of 2020. Place it at any entry point to get notified when someone comes in. This device is also a motion sensor, so it lets you know about any suspicious activity.


Nudge Systems Pleco Smart Water Watch

Keep an eye on your water use with the Nudge Systems Pleco Smart Water Watch. This gadget gives you information about how much water your home or business uses. It also detects leaks early, helping you prevent water damage and the expensive repairs that go along with it.


Eight Sleep Pod Pro Five-Layer Mattress

Sleep more comfortably when you have the Eight Sleep Pod Pro Five-Layer Mattress. It wakes you with gentle vibrations so you can say goodbye to your jarring alarm. It also has sensors that measure the room temperature, humidity, and weather.


Nanoleaf Essentials Smart Lighting Basics Collection

Another cool product on our list of the best smart home gadgets of 2020 is the Nanoleaf Essentials Smart Lighting Basic Collection. This collection includes the A19 Bulb, 80″ Lightstrip, and 40″ Lightstrip. Each provides tunable white hues and over 16 million colors.


Proscenic M7 Pro LDS Intelligent Robot Vacuum

Keep your floors clean, the easy way, when you have the Proscenic M7 Pro LDS Intelligent Robot Vacuum. This robot vacuum automatically increases suction power when it detects carpet.

Acer Halo Smart Speaker

Get great sound from your smart speaker when you have the Acer Halo Smart Speaker. This device fills your room with 360 degrees of sound. It’s also compatible with Google Assistant.

Acer Halo smart speaker

Acer Halo smart speaker on a table

Amazon Echo Show 10 (3rd Gen) Smart Speaker

The Amazon Echo Show 10 (3rd Gen) Smart Speaker is an excellent smart home assistant. It scans the room for human shapes when you’re not there and sends you an alert if it detects someone. Another cool feature, this gadget swivels to face you when you interact with it.


Philips Hue Iris Table Lamp

Illuminate your home with another of the best smart home gadgets of 2020, the Philips Hue Iris Table Lamp. This modern table lamp boasts beautiful colors and super-low dimming options. Plus, the stylish design looks great in any room of the house.

Lenovo Smart Clock Essential Voice-Assistant Clock

Have all of your questions answered before you step out of bed with the Lenovo Smart Clock Essential Voice-Assistant Clock. This gadget does so much more than just tell you the time. It can check your agenda, play music, control your smart home devices, and more.

Lenovo Smart Clock Essential voice-assistant

Lenovo Smart Clock Essential voice-assistant clock in a home

TCL ALTO 6+ Roku TV Soundbar

Upgrade your audio for both movies and music with the TCL ALTO 6+ Roku TV Soundbar. It comes with sound modes that improve the audio depending on what you’re watching and where you’re watching it.

TCL Alto 6+ 2.1 Roku TV soundbar

TCL Alto 6+ 2.1 Roku TV soundbar on an entertainment console

Amazon All-New Fire TV Stick

Enjoy HD-quality streaming capabilities when you have the Amazon All-New Fire TV Stick. This gadget has a larger HDR color range than its predecessors. You can also use Amazon Alexa to search and give commands.


TCL 5-Series QLED TV

The TCL 5-Series QLED TV has an HDR Pro pack featuring Dolby Vision for true-to-life picture quality. Best of all, this TV is easy to use thanks to the Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant voice controls.

Wemo WiFi Smart Plug Compact Outlet

The Wemo WiFi Smart Plug Compact Outlet is another excellent product on our list of the best smart home gadgets of 2020. It lets you control your appliances from anywhere via the free Wemo App.


ecobee SmartCamera Indoor Security Camera

Protect your home with the ecobee SmartCamera Indoor Security Camera. This gadget helps you keep a watchful eye over your home and works with both Amazon Alexa and Apple HomeKit for voice control.


Apple HomePod mini Smart Speaker

The Apple HomePod mini Smart Speaker boasts the S5 chip, giving you computational audio that optimizes your sound. It also offers 360 degrees of audio and can play in sync with other HomePod Speakers.


AROMEO Sense Smart Sleep Aid

Create the ideal sleep environment when you have the AROMEO Sense Smart Sleep Aid. This smart home gadget integrates aroma, light, and sound therapy to relax your mind and body so you can fall asleep easily and rest more soundly.

Apple HomePod mini smart speaker

AROMEO Sense smart sleep aid on a white table

Vivint Ping Indoor Security Camera

Finally, the Vivint Ping Indoor Security Camera has a smart detection feature that automatically records whenever someone’s in its field of view and you’re away from home. It notifies you immediately


There are so many great ways to make your home smarter and more connected in 2020. The gadgets on this list create a home that’s more secure, comfortable, and easier to care for. What are some of your favorite smart home gadgets and devices in 2020? We’d be interested in reading your opinion!

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Cassie Ousta is co-founder and CCO at Gadget Flow Inc. Investor, with a background in Shipping and Management and passionate about art.
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