The Kasa Smart Plug comes from a brand that is known for its Wi-Fi gadgets. Kasa Smart Plug by TP-Link is smart and simple at the same time. Since the technology is evolving and making ways to the smart home, why not have a smart plug that will automatically switch on and off your electronic devices. Today we are reviewing the Kasa Smart Plug HS100 and HS110 models.
The Kasa Smart WiFi Plug Mini by TP-Link makes your home a smart home in a simple and easy way. This small plug outlet that we reviewed doesn’t require any expertise. It is also very easy to set up on your Android or iOS device. This along with the speech assistant like Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant will make things even simpler. Add your voice control on your Alexa or Google Assistant and this will on and off your electronic devices without you even touching the plug. TP-Link provides 2 years warranty for Smart WiFi Plug Mini. The plastic is of high quality and looks sturdy.
The Kasa Smart Plug is compact and comes in white color. To make your traditional home a smart home, you simply have to plug this Smart Plug into your wall sockets. Kasa Smart WiFi Plug with Energy Monitoring gives lots of features at an affordable price. The HS100 model doesn’t provide energy monitoring, I would recommend HS110 and above models. Kasa Smart Plugs are reliable, durable, energy efficient and looks bold.
Installation for Kasa Smart Plug Outlet is easy. Install the Kasa for Mobile App from Google Play or App Store. Within the app, select Kasa Smart Plug option and connect your device. The app is pretty much straight forward. While testing, the smart plug was always connected and never lost the connectivity. Make sure you have a secured 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi network connectivity.
The Kasa Smart Plug allows controlling your electronic devices from anywhere you want. I found that there are 4 ways you can actually use this smart plug. First being via the Smart Plug button itself, the second one is via App, the third one is via Voice commands and the fourth one is via remote control option. This is actually a good giving a lot of flexibility.
When you are not connected via Wi-Fi network, you can use your cellular device to turn off/on your device via remote control option.
Inside the app, there are features like scheduling your smart plug, timer option, away mode and such. Scheduling is very important if some of your devices are power-hungry.
I found Kasa Smart Plug very useful to be honest. It gives me peace of mind when I’m unsure if an electronic appliance is running or not. I can simply check via Kasa App.
Both Kasa Smart Plug HS100 and HS110 models look great and similar and the only difference in them is the HS110 allows energy monitoring feature.
The Kasa App is available for Android and iOS devices. You can set up your voice commands with Google Assistant as well as Amazon Alexa. The Kasa app allows you to add as many smart plugs as you want. Also, you don’t have to own a separate wifi router or hub, it works with any wifi router.
Compatibility: Android 4.1 or higher and iOS 9 or higher.
- Compact and Sturdy
- Can be remote controlled
- Voice command
- Easy to configure
- Energy monitoring only for HS11o above models.
|Product Dimensions||3 x 2.6 x 3.9 inches|
|Switch Style||Remote Control|
|Warranty||2 years warranty|
What’s Inside the Box?
Smart Plug and Quick starter guide
Last update on 2020-01-16 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API