Deal alert! These Wi-Fi smart plugs with almost 50,000 five-star ratings are only $2 each at Amazon

Rudie Obias
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These little plugs can turn just about anything into a smart device. (Photo: Amazon)
These little plugs can turn just about anything into a smart device. (Photo: Amazon)

If you've been meaning to get a smart-home system going — or to improve the one you have — there's never been a better opportunity than right now. Amazon's top-selling smart-home plugs are on sale for more than 70 percent off the regular price.

Right now at Amazon, you can score the Gosund Mini Wi-Fi Smart Plug four-pack for just $8 with the on-page coupon and promo code SPXNK4C6. You're looking at a whopping 72 percent discount combined — that amounts to $20 off and a cost of just $2 per plug!

For the uninitiated, a smart plug is a small doodad that fits between a power socket and an appliance — think coffee maker, TV, even a lamp — and enables you to operate said device through an app or a smart speaker. So it empowers you to take care of critical everyday challenges like turning off the lights without getting up from the couch or brewing java from bed in the morning with almost no effort. 

This is the all-time lowest price we’ve seen on Amazon's No. 1 bestselling smart plugs — items that have garnered five-star ratings from a mind-boggling 49,600 shoppers. Of course, you’ll get free two-day shipping with Amazon Prime. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)

Gosund Mini Wi-Fi Smart Plugs are so easy to use

Save a sweet $20 — control appliances from any room in the house with just your phone. (Photo: Amazon)
Save a sweet $20 — control appliances from any room in the house with just your phone. (Photo: Amazon)

Simply plug one of the Gosund Mini Wi-Fi Smart Plugs into a wall outlet, then plug in anything from a fan to a radio to a TV. The smart plug communicates with your Wi-Fi network and allows you to operate whatever is plugged in via app. You can use the Gosund or Smart Life apps (so you're covered, whether you have an Android or an iPhone) and control the item with your phone.

"Great outlets!" raved a delighted five-star reviewer. "I like that they use the Smart Life App and integrate into Alexa very easily. The size is nice too, doesn't take up a bunch of space or block the other outlet..."

There are other smart home plugs on the market, of course, like the Wemo Mini Smart Plug. But Amazon shoppers seem to prefer the Gosund Mini Wi-Fi Smart Plug. "...I used to use the Wemo smart plugs but these are less expensive, easier to set up and have a much smaller footprint when plugged in...," added another five-star reviewer.

Hands-free happiness

You can even connect these smart home plugs to the Echo Dot or Google Home Mini to control things with your voice via Alexa or Google Assistant. After you sync them up, just say ‘Hey Alexa (or Hey Google), turn on my kitchen lights.’ Easy peasy!

"Great little plug," says a satisfied Amazon shopper. "I buried mine in a kitchen cabinet to control under-cabinet lighting. I didn’t want to hassle with opening the cabinet each time I wanted to turn the lights on and off. This plug was the perfect solution and it works like a charm...."

Bottom line

These Gosund Mini Wi-Fi Smart Plugs make life smoother — and you're only investing $2 a pop. "So useful and easy to set-up and use. Love these! They have made my life so much easier," wrote a savvy shopper. "I have three lamps and one fan connected to each, and now I don’t have to get out of my comfy bed when I forget to turn off something downstairs! Wooo!"

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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