TP-Link® Unveils New Smart Plug Mini, Compatible with Amazon Alexa and No Hub Required
BREA, Calif. – Dec. 8, 2016 – TP-Link®, a leading global provider of consumer and business networking products, today announced its latest smart home device, the HS105 Smart Wi-Fi Plug Mini. The new TP-Link Smart Plug Mini enables consumers to control electronic devices from anywhere using the Kasa app, without the need for a smart hub or bridge. Available now in stores and online at Fry’s and Micro Center, TP-Link.com and other leading retailers, HS105 Smart Plugs join TP-Link’s current smart home portfolio that includes smart plugs, smart plugs with energy monitoring and a variety of smart bulbs all of which are compatible with Amazon Alexa.
With its compact design, TP-Link HS105 Smart Plugs are only 1.5 inches thick, allowing consumers to plug into a power outlet without blocking adjacent sockets. Its sleek design blends harmoniously into any room decor.
Using TP-Link’s Kasa app, consumers can easily manage devices connected to their HS105 Smart Plugs from one location, with no hub required. Consumers may program lamps, fans or other devices to operate based on their daily and weekly routines by setting schedules, timers or countdowns. For added peace of mind, Away Mode helps improve security by giving the appearance that someone is home even when traveling. TP-Link’s Smart Plug Mini provides everything you need to keep your smart home running smoothly.
“Micro Center is proud to serve as a launch partner for TP-Link’s HS105 Smart Plug Mini. With the company’s strong networking heritage, consumers can rest assured that TP-Link smart home products deliver quality, simplicity and peace of mind for the modern home,” said Kevin Jones, vice president of merchandising at Micro Center. “From voice control, to its streamlined, space-saving design, HS105 Smart Plugs are rich in features that make it easier than ever to affordably build a smart home with comfort and control.”
“With their compact design, HS105 Smart Plugs are the latest addition to our expanding line of smart home offerings, which includes smart bulbs and smart plugs, both with and without energy monitoring,” said Lewis Wu, executive vice president of TP-Link USA. “Our smart home portfolio continues to evolve in order to meet the needs of consumers.”
Key Features at a Glance:
HS105 – Smart W-Fi Plug Mini
- Control your connected devices from anywhere using the free Kasa app (iOS, Android)
- Voice Control with Amazon Alexa or Google Home
- Compact (1.5 inches) plugs into your power outlet without blocking adjacent sockets
- Set schedules, timers, and countdowns
- Remote monitor connected devices from anywhere for peace of mind
- Away Mode switches lights on and off at different times to make it seem like you're home
- Easy setup; No hub required; works with your Wi-Fi router
- Plugs into any standard wall outlet
- Supports up to 15A of power to devices
- Compatible with Android 4.1 and higher or iOS 8 and higher*
* "iPhone Only" version of the Kasa app required for iOS tablets.
Price & Availability
HS105 Smart Plugs are now available in stores and online at Fry’s and Micro Center, www.tp-link.com, Amazon.com and other leading retailers with a MSRP of $49.99 (USD).
Founded in 1996, TP-Link is a global provider of reliable networking devices and accessories, involved in all aspects of everyday life. The company is consistently ranked by analyst firm IDC as the No. 1 provider of WLAN and broadband CPE devices**, supplying distribution to more than 120 countries and serving hundreds of millions of people worldwide.
With a proven heritage of stability, performance and value, TP-Link has curated a portfolio of products that meet the networking needs of all individuals. Now, as the connected lifestyle continues to evolve, the company is expanding today to exceed the demands of tomorrow.
**According to latest published IDC Worldwide Quarterly WLAN Tracker Report, Q1 2016 Final Release.
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