Best-selling smart plugs with 18,000 5-star ratings are only $5.74 each today (2024)

In addition to all the other great deals that Amazon is running right now on smart home gadgets, there’s one sale in particular that our readers have been swarming to buy. It offers a terrific discount on what might very well be the single most popular type of smart home device out there.

We’re talking about smart plugs, and Amazon is running a fantastic limited-time sale on Gosund Mini Wi-Fi Smart Plugs, which happen to be among the best-selling smart plugs on Amazon’s entire site!

These white-hot smart plugs aren’t just best-sellers on Amazon. They also happen to be beloved, as you’ll see if you scroll through the Amazon reviews and ratings on the product page. More than 18,000 Amazon shoppers love these plugs so much that they awarded them 5 stars, and that’s no easy feat. Of course, what’s not to love when you can pick up a 4-pack at full retail price for just $26.99?!

That’s under $7 per plug, which is a bargain for plugs as popular and reliable as Gosund Mini Wi-Fi Smart Plugs. But if grab a 4-pack today before Amazon’s discount disappears, you’ll only pay $5.74 per plug!

Whether you’re just beginning to dip your toes in the smart home market or you’re a tech-savvy veteran who has been in it for years, there are a few different types of connected gadgets you definitely need in your arsenal. Smart locks are somewhere near the top of the list, of course, and you obviously have some wireless home security cameras spread around your home. If you don’t, you really should take advantage of Amazon’s sale on the hot new Wyze Cam v3. It’s so crazy that this top-rated camera with free cloud storage and a crazy new color night vision feature is on sale for just $29.98!

But smart plugs are still at the top of the list for pretty much everyone, so don’t miss this great deal.

Here’s what Gosund had to add in the bullet points on its Amazon listing:

  • VOICE COMMAND TO CONTROL: Gosund smart plugs that work with Alexa and Google Home Assistant. Just give a simple voice command to control your home device with a smart outlet via Alexa or Google Home Assistant. No hub required to install the wifi plug. Gosund Alexa outlet plug works with a stable 2.4GHz network.

  • SCHEDULE & TIMER: By setting schedules and timers for your home smart wifi electrical plugs, you can prepare a crockpot meal and get home with dinner is ready. Get ready to have a smart home and create a customized schedule to automatically turn on/off any home electronic appliances such as lamps, Christmas lights, coffee maker, etc. Please note that the Alexa outlet plug is not suitable for appliances whose power is more than 10A, 1200W (eg: air conditioner, microwave oven, induction cooker, etc.)

  • REMOTE CONTROL FROM ANYWHERE: Gosund google smart plug can help you control your home appliances from anywhere. Even you are not at home, you also can control your Alexa wifi outlet via Gosund App directly, as long as your phone access a secure 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi network. Ideal for someone who cannot move around very well and needs easy access to turn on/off a device

  • CREATE GROUP AND SHARE TO FAMILIES: Set a group for all google home outlets and control them in one command. Share your wifi plugs that work with Alexa to all family members in a minute. No more worries, everyone can control them easily.

  • EASY TO INSTALL AND SAFE: Just plug a device into the mini wifi smart outlet and connect to your secured 2.4GHz network with the “Gosund” App. The smart plug uses high-quality materials and technology, such as V-0 flame-retardant thermoplastics, pure copper connectors, and advanced PCBA boards. It can avoid fire hazards and provide overload protection to ensure the safety of family members. And ETL certification ensures complete protection.

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What is the lifespan of a smart plug? ›

There is no fixed service period for smart plugs, and their lasting time vary depending on how you use them and the actual environment (humidity, temperature, etc.).

Is a smart plug worth it? ›

Smart plugs themselves do not lower energy consumption, but use of a smart plug is a great way to control and potentially lower your energy use. Setting a schedule for a light to turn off at a certain time, for example, will keep it from staying on continuously.

Are there any 5G smart plugs? ›

The Leviton DW15P-1BW is an example of a smart plug that supports 5GHz Wi-Fi.

What is the difference between Kasa Smart plug and smart plug Mini? ›

The difference between the two is in the amount of electrical amperage they are rated to carry. The Kasa mini is rated to carry 15 amps; the Kasa lite is rated to carry 10 amps.

Do smart plugs increase electricity bill? ›

Given how little smart plugs will add to your energy consumption, it doesn't take much for them to save more than they use. Soon enough, that $10 to $20 smart plug will likely pay for itself, but it won't do all the work on its own. You'll need to use smart plugs strategically to maximize the savings.

Can you leave a smart plug on all the time? ›

Since a smart plug is connected to something else in your household, it is always active. However, if you connect your smart plug to Wi-Fi, your plug will only use about 1 to 2 Watts maximum in a day.

What is the difference between a smart outlet and a smart plug? ›

Smart outlets are receptacles that replace your existing wall outlets, while smart plugs are adapters that plug into your existing outlets. Both of them can be connected to your home network and controlled through an app or a smart speaker.

What is the difference between a smart plug and a smart outlet? ›

Smart plugs are cost efficient and give users the ability to control electronics and appliances throughout a house. The concept is still the same—you plug electronics into the outlet and can control them via your smartphone—but smart outlets are hardwired directly into your home's electrical system.

How to choose a smart plug? ›

Before making a purchase, ensure that the smart plug is compatible with your existing smart home ecosystem. Check if it works seamlessly with your preferred voice assistant, such as Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, or Apple's Siri.

Do smart plugs effect Wi-Fi? ›

Do Smart Plugs Slow Down WiFi? A typical smart plug will use very little WiFi capacity and should have minimal impact on WiFi speed. In most cases smart plugs will only communicate when their status changes (for example from off to on) so will be quiet for 99% of the time!

Do all smart plugs need Wi-Fi? ›

Smart plugs that use Zigbee, Z-Wave, or Thread instead of regular Wi-Fi require a separate hub, and not every plug communicates with every platform. Most smart plugs are rated for 15 amps of current, for use with low-power on/off devices such as lamps and fans.

Do smart plugs use Wi-Fi? ›

A smart plug is a small Wi-Fi-enabled power adapter that plugs into a regular wall outlet and controls the flow of electricity to connected devices.

Are Amazon smart plugs safe? ›

Overloading a socket can cause it to overheat and may result in a fire. Your Amazon Smart Plug may get warm during normal use. To reduce the risk of overheating or heat-related injuries, keep the Amazon Smart Plug well ventilated and use care when handling it.

Is Kasa being discontinued? ›

Is Kasa being phased out? No. There are currently no plans to phase out Kasa in the US. Kasa is important to us here and we will continue to release new products to the Kasa product line for the foreseeable future.

Are smart plugs better than timers? ›

A smart plug is more convenient than manual light timers because many smart plugs can automatically turn things on or off at sunset and sunrise—and adjust those times based on where you live.

Why have my smart plugs stopped working? ›

For smart plug:

Try to plug a different device into the plug, like a lamp or a light. Unplug the smart plug from the power outlet, then try gently tapping the side of the plug: pick it up and gently tap its side to a level surface. Check the link below to reset the smart home devices, then configure it again.

Why do smart plugs break? ›

Smart plugs and such are not designed for frequent switching high current or captivate loads. They use micro-relays which might have the rated current-carrying capacity to be more than sufficient for your needs, but their contacts are not capable of performing more than a couple of hundred switches at mains voltage.

Do Alexa plugs go bad? ›

If your Amazon Smart Plug is blinking red, or Alexa can't discover it, then you need to reset it. If resetting doesn't fix the problem, the plug may be faulty.

How do I get my smart plug to work again? ›

If you have restarted your device and it still isn't working, reset your Amazon Smart Plug:
  1. Press and hold the button on the device for 12 seconds.
  2. Release the button once you see the red LED light. A blue LED blinks when reset is complete.
  3. Register your Amazon Smart Plug in the Alexa app.


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