What are the best new smart home products in 2019?

From smart speakers to intelligent hobs, 2019 is shaping up to be a big year for home technology. Here are our favorite smart home products to start the year.

What are the best new smart home products in 2019?
  • What are the most popular smart home products? Right now, smart speakers and security cameras are leading the way.
  • What is the best smart home automation system? The answer depends on your needs. Have a look at Nest, Samsung SmartThings and Wink.
  • What were the best new smart home gadgets at CES 2019? Check out our roundup of Alexa-enabled gadgets, and keep reading for more top picks!

We are only a couple of weeks into 2019, but this is already looking like a good year for smart home tech. From smart beer brewers to intelligent baby monitors, here’s a list of our favorite new smart home products.

ASUS Lyra Voice Alexa Router Speaker

With 8W drivers and Alexa voice control, the ASUS Lyra is an impressive smart speaker. But that’s not all this device can do. Thanks to AiMesh technology, Lyra can actually help to spread Wi-Fi around your house. It’s basically a portable router.

ASUS Lyra Voice Alexa Router Speaker - What are the best new smart home products in 2019?

ASUS Lyra is a smart speaker and a router

LG HomeBrew Capsule Beer Maker

In just two weeks, this magnificent machine can turn the contents of a capsule into refreshing beer. Your choice of capsule affects the resulting flavor, and each batch offers five liters of enjoyment. Options include American IPA, American Pale Ale, English Stout, and Czech Pilsner.

LG HomeBrew Capsule Beer Maker - What are the best new smart home products in 2019?

Enjoy a pint with LG HomeBrew

Kohler Konnect Sensate Smart Kitchen Sink Faucet

Another useful kitchen upgrade is this smart faucet. The Sensate works with Apple HomeKit, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, meaning you can turn on the water with your voice. The faucet can also remember the exact amount of water required for your kettle and other containers.

Kohler Konnect Sensate Smart Kitchen Sink Faucet - What are the best new smart home products in 2019?

Sensate is a voice-controlled faucet

Tetra Connected Countertop Dishwasher

Once you’ve eaten, Tetra will handle the inevitable chores. This countertop dishwasher is perfect for cramped apartments, and it can take up to 10 plates or 12 pint glasses.

Tetra Connected Countertop Dishwasher - What are the best new smart home products in 2019?

Tetra cleans your dirty dishes

GE Kitchen Hub 27-inch Smart Display

Designed to live above your hob, this huge touchscreen display brings a range of useful features to your kitchen. For instance, you can ask Google Assistant for recipes, make video calls and check your schedule.

GE Kitchen Hub 27-inch Smart Display - What are the best new smart home products in 2019?

GE Kitchen Hub is a huge smart display

U by Moen Smart Shower

This Alexa-powered shower controller lets you ask for steaming-hot water with voice commands. The companion app also lets you save your preferred temperature, and the shower warms the water in preparation for your morning scrub.

U by Moen Smart Shower - What are the best new smart home products in 2019?

Get the perfect temperature with U

Meural Canvas Modern Digital Art Frame

At a glance, the Meural Canvas looks like a regular framed print. But this is actually a digital picture frame, complete with an anti-glare matte screen and an ambient light sensor. It uses smart software in conjunction with Amazon Alexa to display your favorite works.

Meural Canvas Modern Digital Art Frame - What are the best new smart home products in 2019?

Dispay your favorite works on Canvas

KitchenAid Smart Kitchen Display

This self-supported tablet lets you look up recipes via Google Assistant and search for substitute ingredients. Just as importantly, the device is water resistant — so you can be as messy as you like.

KitchenAid Smart Kitchen Display - What are the best new smart home products in 2019?

The Smart Kitchen Display is useful for looking up recipes

Miku Smart Baby Monitor

Parents will get some much-needed peace of mind with the Miku baby monitor. Along with live audio and video, this device provides updates on your baby’s breathing and heart rate. If anything seems amiss, Miku will instantly send an alert to your phone.

Miku Smart Baby Monitor - What are the best new smart home products in 2019?

Check on baby with Miku

New smart home products

If you’re planning to upgrade your home in 2019, these devices should be on your wishlist.

What’s your favorite smart home gadget? Tell us in the comments!

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Meet Mark Myerson

Mark is best known for writing about apps, but he also loves the tactile, hardware side of technology. Being a professional photographer, he's pretty handy with a camera, and he's a self-confessed tweetaholic.

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