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Smart plug Gosund Mini Wifi Outlet Works With Alexa Google Home IFTTT No Hub Required Remote Control Your Home Appliances from Anywhere ETL Certified Only Supports 2 4GHz Network 4 Pieces

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.8
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Software Platform
 372
app, google home, plugs, smart, smart life app
+77%
-23%
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" ...  I use Google Home with them. ... There’s two Go smart compatibility apps for Google Home apparently and install the Go smart Green one NOT the blue one.  ...  "
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" ...  It has its own app and it also has its own action which can work with google home.  ...  "
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" ...  I primarily use them with Alexa.  ...  "
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" ...  Couple diff apps to choose the right one .  ...  "
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" ...  Works perfect with Alexa but remember it works on 2.4 internet speed meaning the device you use to hook them up has to be using speed 2.4.  ...  "
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" ...  iPhone app lets me turn on or off remotely if I want.  ...  "
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" ...  Using it with Google Home, allows you to set timers & schedules but have not figured with this yet, I imagine it'll be great.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked with Google home no problem!  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 325
connect, app, smart, plugs, echo
+69%
-31%
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" ...  Pairing easily the first time unlike others brands I’ve tried.  ...  "
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" ...  It can be turned back on after than are connected.  ...  "
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" ...  Works flawlessly with Alexa!  ...  "
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" ...  We love our Alexa and now we love our smart plugs.  ...  "
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" ...  These all work great with my echo dot.  ...  "
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" ...  The smart home app operates these devices quickly and without fail.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought one on a whim and it connected easily and works wonderfully, bought the 4 pack to expand the usage and not a single one connects.  ...  "
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" ...  I had four of these connected to lamps in my house.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 251
easy to set, set, setup, app, easy to use
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Easy to set up  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and set up  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was easy if you pick the correct app.  ...  "
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" ...  So easy to set up and works like a charm!!  ...  "
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" ...  Bought another one after inital set up due to ease of use.  ...  "
Apps
 192
alexa, smart life app, google home, smart, plugs
+78%
-22%
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" ...  The integration with Alexa and the app works well and easily links.  ...  "
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" ...  Also the app I downloaded was a forgery.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great with Alexa and the app is decent too.  ...  "
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" ...  Then you can add the Smart Life skill to Alexa and/or Google Home.  ...  "
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" ...  It works perfectly with the app.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy operation either by voice or Alexa app.  ...  "
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" ...  Downloaded the app, had Alexa find them and had all four up and running in about 20 minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  The app also allows to to set a schedule so that it will turn on and off for desired days and times.  ...  "
Setup
 190
setup, set, instructions, easy to setup, easy to set
+88%
-12%
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" ...  It may take a few tries to get it to do what you want, but the plug works like a charm once you figure out the basics.  ...  "
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" ...  I suck at figuring out how to set things up but this was surprisingly straightforward. ... Easy to install the app to set up the plugs, then let Google Home access the app, then set up routines from there.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Took me a few mins to actually connect them, but once I got one of them, the rest were easy.  ...  "
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" ...  A snap to install  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup and use.  ...  "
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" ...  These are quite easy to setup and use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 73
worked, weeks, 4, work, months
+55%
-45%
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" ...  It is very reliable.  ...  "
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" ...  These have worked flawlessly!  ...  "
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" ...  Have had no issues with dropping out.  ...  "
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" ...  This is if you were able to successfully set them up and did not receive a damaged one.  ...  "
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" ...  I have 8 of them and had no problems!  ...  "
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" ...  I had these smart plugs for a few months.  ...  "
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" ...  Within second, it was working.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked great replace a lesser product .  ...  "
Ports
 63
plugs, smart, outlet, outlets, wifi
+73%
-27%
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" ...  First experience with smart plugs.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy setup, no hub needed working great  ...  "
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" ...  I really like the smart days with these smart plugs .  ...  "
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" ...  Set-up for this device takes probably less than 2 minutes per each smart plug.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the fact that I can plug them in and instantly control whatever is plugged into it.  ...  "
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" ...  Great plugs, literally plug and play :-).  ...  "
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" ...  These WiFi outlets work great.  ...  "
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" ...  In my effort to try to minimize cost, I was searching for the highest rated plug (4.0+ stars) at the lowest cost per plug.  ...  "
Price
 59
money, waste of money, product, worth the money, well worth
+75%
-25%
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" ...  The price is awesome if you can find them in stock snatch them up.  ...  "
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" ...  I got these at this price ($35).  ...  "
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" ...  Great value too.  ...  "
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" ...  You will be please especially with all the money you save.  ...  "
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" ...  1 of 4 work spend the money to get ones that work.  ...  "
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" ...  I was very skeptical of these based on cost and bad experiences with this type of technology.  ...  "
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" ...  Good for the price and quality .  ...  "
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" ...  4 at this price and Alexia compatible.  ...  "
Wifi
 53
network, router, connect, wi fi, 2 4ghz
+45%
-55%
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" ...  Main compliant is that it is only compatible with 2.4G WiFi. ... Does not recognize 5.0G WiFi.  ...  "
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" ...  It did not work with my WiFi set up.  ...  "
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" ...  didn't tell that it works only with 2.4 GHz WiFi.only after spending some time and checking my wifi realized that my WiFi is 5 GHz.  ...  "
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" ...  ), apparently these devices only work with a “higher quality” WiFi of at least 2.4GHz .  ...  "
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" ...  Even when the sockets weren’t being used they sucked the life out of my Wi-Fi so much nothing else worked.  ...  "
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" ...  Spent too much time trying to connect to WiFi network.  ...  "
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" ...  WiFi test is always good but they are constantly OFFLINE so that you can't use them!  ...  "
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" ...  I got them to work, but had to complete split my 2.4 Ghz network from my 5 Ghz network.  ...  "
Capacity
 48
living room, lights, room, lamps, bedroom
+98%
-2%
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" ...  One in each room AMD it's nice being able to turn on the lights and off without getting out of bed or before arriving home.  ...  "
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" ...  I got these to see how I would like automating my lights in the bedroom.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for home  ...  "
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" ...  I bought these to use to turn on and off my Christmas tree and various lighted decorations around my house. ... After Christmas I will use them on lamps around the house.  ...  "
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" ...  I have an echo dot set up in my living room and bedroom. ... I was able to turn on & off the lights in the living room with just one phrase. ... This four smart plugs were perfect for me since I had 3 lights in the living room and one in the bedroom.  ...  "
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" ...  I have set them to auto turn on/ off my living room lamps.  ...  "
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" ...  Great price point for 4 - need to get more so that my whole house may be controlled by saying, “Alexa, room light on.”  ...  "
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" ...  Very happy, I’ve bought more for use around the house.  ...  "
Network
 38
network, router, connect, 2 4ghz, 2 4 ghz
+53%
-47%
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" ...  So, if you have 5G in your house like I do, I needed to switch WiFi settings, program the units and then switch back to 5G.  ...  "
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" ...  Probably one of the easiest and reliable WiFi outlet there is out there (I've tried a couple) Make sure you are connected to a 2.4Ghz network!!  ...  "
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" ...  The price is terrific compared to other WiFi outlets.  ...  "
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" ...  Using a Linksys velop mesh system and I have one in the garage that paired easily.  ...  "
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" ...  Once connected you can name name the device and place it in a location (place it in a room). ... If they were placed in the same rooms the assistant will know where to place the device.  ...  "
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" ...  You need the right router though, but I have a nighthawk so it worked well for me.  ...  "
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" ...  Just be sure you have 2.4Ghz wifi available to set these up with.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to connect to the network.  ...  "
Features
 34
turn, timer, christmas, light, control
+94%
-6%
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" ...  I got these for my aquarium lights.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the timer option.  ...  "
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" ...  Christmas lights, hallway lights,all 4 work perfect!  ...  "
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" ...  Can put lights or whatever on a timer.  ...  "
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" ...  We can turn on and off lights when we are out of town so I worry so much less about our home’s safety.  ...  "
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" ...  we'll leave the light on for you.  ...  "
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" ...  Works well and has many uses/features.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m using them on my aquarium lighting and my wife’s grow lights in her plant room, so far so good  ...  "
Returns
 32
back, returning, returned, refund, sent
+6%
-94%
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" ...  They have since been returned and I received a refund.  ...  "
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" ...  Returning the device to Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  I'll be sending them back.  ...  "
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" ...  Returning the item.  ...  "
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" ...  Considering reaching out for a return.  ...  "
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" ...  THIS IS TRASH.  ...  "
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" ...  Going to the trash.  ...  "
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" ...  I am returning.  ...  "
Marketplace
 31
amazon, product, works, advertised, worked
+77%
-23%
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" ...  Fast shipping, Good Product.  ...  "
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" ...  work as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  Work as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Prompt help and so courteous!  ...  "
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" ...  Does exactly as stated.  ...  "
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" ...  But they are compatible!  ...  "
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" ...  WORKS AS DESCRIBED  ...  "
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" ...  A++++ service and product received as described  ...  "
Cables
 22
love, smart, plug, work, quite
+91%
-9%
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" ...  But I connect it to an extension cord and problem solved  ...  "
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" ...  The plugs paired without a problem.  ...  "
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" ...  Very happy with these smart plugs.  ...  "
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" ...  Love these plugs!  ...  "
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" ...  I love these plugs.  ...  "
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" ...  Like these plugs.  ...  "
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" ...  Great plugs, literally plug and play :-).  ...  "
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" ...  I love these plugs.  ...  "
Controls
 20
control, turn, voice, app, side
+70%
-30%
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" ...  Love that i can turn my lights on and off with a push of a button on my app.  ...  "
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" ...  If you really want voice control over your lighting, stereo, etc, these actually work.  ...  "
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" ...  with the lastest google home app, I need to go to user->settings->more settings->home control->assistant->home control->press + button->choose smart life and link with your smart life account.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the power button directly on the plug itself.  ...  "
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" ...  I like how you can turn it on and off on your phone or device but there is also a button to do the same on the unit.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the optional button on the socket so if I need it on at a time different than my scheduled span just click and ooo yeah not gonna stub my toes thank you.  ...  "
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" ...  Cannot complain at all about the basic control function.  ...  "
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" ...  Control is instant when just used through Smart Life.  ...  "
Product As Described
 14
works, advertised, worked, exactly, work
+100%
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" ...  They work just as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Does exactly as stated.  ...  "
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" ...  Work as described.  ...  "
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" ...  They all work as described  ...  "
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" ...  This is one of those products that works exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Work as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Works As Stated.  ...  "
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" ...  Came on time exactly as advertised.  ...  "
Delivery
 9
work, shipping, described, arrived, packaging
+89%
-11%
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" ...  I received my product a couple days before scheduled and was very happy.  ...  "
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" ...  Fast shipping, Good Product.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent shipping and packaging, also  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived quickly, with no problems, and they work great.  ...  "
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" ...  A++++ service and product received as described  ...  "
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" ...  They arrived earlier than expected and work great!  ...  "
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" ...  Product as described and delivered on time.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great product and comes in a neatly packaged box.  ...  "
Size
 9
outlet, bulky, round, plug, use
+89%
-11%
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" ...  In regards to the size of the plug, it is slightly larger than you would expect.  ...  "
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" ...  i love the compact size of it and the app is very nice and supportive with all different platforms out there.  ...  "
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" ...  The plugs are also pretty small and compact so they easily fit behind furniture.  ...  "
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" ...  They are compact.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the small round shape.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm happy with it and it makes carrying in groceries at night easier!  ...  "
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" ...  supper handy~~~i love it  ...  "
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" ...  Nice size, also!  ...  "
Comfort
 8
set, shape, round
+63%
-38%
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" ...  Feels like a good quality product.  ...  "
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" ...  I had an overwhelming feeling I needed to spend a little more to get better.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the small round shape.  ...  "
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" ...  Love walking in and being able to turn my lights on when my hands are full.  ...  "
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" ...  Still they can be a pain to set up, but one that is accomplished they are great!  ...  "
As Gift
 7
gift, set, gave
+86%
-14%
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" ...  I use them for Christmas tree as well as Scentsy warmers.  ...  "
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" ...  Gave as a gift.  ...  "
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" ...  I will be ordering more and also gave them out as gifts.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought a set for myself and a set for a friend as a gift.  ...  "
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" ...  Love these for the holidays for all the Christmas decorations!  ...  "
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" ...  I'm glad I tried this before Christmas, as one set was for a gift.  ...  "
Call quality
 7
control, alexa, work, way, texts
+57%
-43%
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" ...  If you really want voice control over your lighting, stereo, etc, these actually work.  ...  "
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" ...  I use these to be able to turn my TVs on and off by voice along with my lamps.  ...  "
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" ...  Just your voice and you are the MAN, or woman of course.  ...  "
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" ...  Was easy to use with voice control.  ...  "
User Manual
 6
instruction, setup, option, installation
+33%
-67%
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" ...  Not the easiest manual to follow  ...  "
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" ...  Instructions manual is also poorly written.  ...  "
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" ...  Not with the easy option or the manual option.  ...  "
ISP
 6
modem, wifi, settings, routers, 5ghz
+50%
-50%
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" ...  It says it will only connect using 2.4mghrz internet.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, connectivity was finicky.  ...  "
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" ...  It does not work with standard WiFi connections providing by local services (ie Comcast, optimumun, etc)  ...  "
Fit
 6
would, square, sounded, socket, side
+83%
-17%
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" ...  The package comes with 4 plugs which happen to perfectly fit with the 4 plugs I use everyday!  ...  "
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" ...  The plugs are also pretty small and compact so they easily fit behind furniture.  ...  "
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" ...  can’t put two side by side of your outlet is horizontal  ...  "
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" ...  However they would fit outlets better if they were square.  ...  "
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" ...  Smart plugs sounded like an ok idea.  ...  "
For Kids
 5
lights, bedroom
+100%
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" ...  Mostly, now my kids think I’m magic.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought them for my children for Christmas for their homes.  ...  "
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" ...  Kids love that they can turn on the lamps now.  ...  "
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" ...  Have this set up on lights, in kids bedroom.  ...  "
Print Quality
 5
small, read, instructions, directions, follow
+20%
-80%
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" ...  If you think teensie-weensie print instructions on something folded like a map into the size of a postage stamp are hard to read, your eyeballs will fall out trying to read these microscopic instructions with a light grey text on white background.  ...  "
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" ...  The directions are in such small print that I couldn’t read it with glasses on!  ...  "
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" ...  The printed instructions were almost useless.  ...  "
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" ...  The instructions are printed so small and faint that it's about impossible to read them.  ...  "
Design
 5
shape, use, size, round, design
+100%
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" ...  Feels like a good quality product.  ...  "
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" ...  Round is cool, but the diameter needs to be brought down a bit .  ...  "
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" ...  The sleek white design also gives it an unnoticeable appearance as it blends into the wall.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the small round shape.  ...  "
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" ...  Pretty cool plugs.  ...  "
For Running
 4
minutes, work, plugs
+75%
-25%
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" ...  In under 30 minutes (there was 20 learning curve on first light) that 4 plugs are up and running.  ...  "
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" ...  The great part is that these plugs really do work simply, and I've turned things on a lot of times without it running into issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Up and running in just a few minutes.  ...  "
Coffee
 4
would, one, maker, day, coffee maker
+100%
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" ...  I am controlling lights, heater, coffee maker.  ...  "
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" ...  I used one to automate my normal old coffee pot. ... “Alexa, make coffee!” I have one for two lamps to test before buying smart bulbs.  ...  "
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" ...  especially the coffee maker. ... It's done by the time I get out of the shower, and I can start smelling the fresh coffee and thinking about how great it's going to taste. ... Yes, it's worth automating the coffee maker.  ...  "
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" ...  I also have these on Alexas routines so I can put these on timers for coffee and lights when I wake up.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 4
turn, voice, video, lighting, heard
+100%
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" ...  I like the audible feedback.  ...  "
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" ...  Alexia is listening.  ...  "
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" ...  If you really want voice control over your lighting, stereo, etc, these actually work.  ...  "
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" ...  They emit a very faint relay click when they turn on, but otherwise are completely silent.  ...  "
Pedometer
 4
step, set, follow, echo
+100%
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" ...  After that, it's pretty simple to follow the steps .  ...  "
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" ...  Once set up I followed the steps to find the device.  ...  "
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" ...  Gave me step-by-step clear and concise instruction.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 4
pairing, bluetooth, google
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Never connected through Bluetooth or through the AP Mode.  ...  "
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" ...  Would not link via Bluetooth at all either on my Google phone or my husband's iPhone.  ...  "
Wash Programs
 3
lights
+100%
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" ...  Love the timer option.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for setting a timer with the aquariums.  ...  "
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" ...  Can put lights or whatever on a timer.  ...  "
For Travel
 3
turn, go
+100%
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" ...  I am getting ready to go on vacation and needed lights to go on in the evening.  ...  "
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" ...  And we can turn them on and off from anywhere in the world if we're traveling and set them to turn on/off automatically on a schedule.  ...  "
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" ...  Can go get n vacation and leave the lights on or off.  ...  "
For Fun
 3
+100%
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" ...  I'm sure you'll love these things I'm laughing with the delight over how much fun and useful these things are around my home.11  ...  "
Volume
 3
one, lights, bedroom
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  I have an echo dot set up in my living room and bedroom. ... I was able to turn on & off the lights in the living room with just one phrase.  ...  "
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" ...  In the morning, I can have the lamp turned on without going into the dark room to do it.  ...  "
Video Playback
 3
youtube, watching, gosund, read
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Watch the YouTube setup video  ...  "
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" ...  Watching video from gosund website helped.  ...  "
Device Stand
 3
+33%
-67%
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" ...  I have up before I threw it at a wall.  ...  "
Packing
 3
shipping
+100%
comment
" ...  Excellent shipping and packaging, also  ...  "
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" ...  Packaging was unharmed!  ...  "
Display Clarity
 3
apps, accept
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  The screen is totally blank accept for an accept or decline button.  ...  "
Build Quality
 3
loose, inside, two
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Feels like a good quality product.  ...  "
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" ...  Great build quality and they work well they're actually not that bad to set up.  ...  "

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