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    See how LED lights bring the natural colors of daylight to your home

    Clean, beautiful LED light

     The quality of Philips LED light is evident by its high color rendering value, meaning colors remain true and natural, always.


    Not only will warm, bright light enhance your home’s interior and bring colors to life, the longevity and durability of our bulbs mean you’ll change them less often. While the traditional exterior feels familiar, the advanced LED technology inside is what sets our bulbs apart. And not only will colors remain true, the light output remains stable throughout the lifetime of the bulb – meaning you’ll enjoy the warm glow for years to come.


    Continue reading to learn more about the Color Rendering Index and what this means when choosing the right light source for your home. 


    What is the colour rendering index?


    The effect of a light source on colour appearance is expressed in the colour rendering index (CRI), on a scale of 0-100. Natural outdoor light has a CRI of 100 and is used as the standard of comparison for any other light source.



    The CRI of Philips LED lighting products is always higher than 80, close to the sun's value, reflecting colours truly and naturally.

    Lumen & wattage


    Lumen and wattage are important concepts to understand when considering the energy use of a light source. Simply put: a LED light uses far less energy (watt) to produce the same light output (lumen).


    An example: a LED bulb uses only 2.5 watts to produce a light output of 115 lumen, while a traditional bulb uses 15 watts (or 6 times more energy!) to produce the same lumen output.


    Watch the video to learn more about watt and lumen, or check out our Wiki guides on amount of light and watt & lumen.

    Watt and lumen