Smart home price analysis: Amazon Australia vs Australian retail

We've compared the most popular smart home products available on Amazon Australia to see how the prices stack up against retailers like Officeworks, Dick Smith's Electronics and Harvey Norman.

Forget getting off the couch to answer the door or adjust your thermostat; thanks to modern smart home technology, you can control almost any appliance in your house with a simple tap of your phone or even a quick voice command. Not only that, but you can program your house to manage itself, locking your doors whenever you leave and turning off dormant electronics to save you money on your power bill.

With so many uses for smart home technology, there's no shortage of devices on the market competing for your interest. To help you sift through them all, we've rounded up some of the most popular smart home products available on Amazon Australia and compared their prices with those offered by other Aussie retailers.

ProductAmazon AustraliaDick Smith's ElectronicsOfficeworksHarvey Norman
Nest Cam Indoor$312.41$235$318$319
TP-Link Smart Wi-Fi LED Bulb$41.14Out of stockN/A$59.95
Ring Wi-Fi Enabled Video Doorbell$248.00<$239$197$197
Swann SwannCloud HD Wi-Fi Security Camera$98.85$39N/AN/A

Prices are as checked on 5 Dec 2017 and may be subject to change. Prices include any discounts, but exclude shipping charges and used products.

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