Great Value 14W 60W Soft White CFL (Walmart) lightbulb

Approximate retail price:
Dividing line
Community icon1 person has reviewed this model.
Type: General purpose 60-watt equivalent bulbs
About - Great Value 14W 60W Soft White CFL (Walmart)

The Great Value 14W 60W Soft White CFL (Walmart) is part of the lightbulb test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, lightbulb models like the 14W 60W Soft White CFL (Walmart) are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Whether the bulb is a CFL, LED, halogen (hlgn) or hybrid which is a combination halogen and CFL.

Light color:
Actual 3K or 12.5K color temperature (kelvin) is the average measured color temperature of 10 bulb samples. Those with 2700 K are closest to incandescent bulbs; ones with 3000 K are similar to halogen bulbs.

Claimed life (yrs.):
Claimed life is how many years the manufacturer says the bulb will last based on 3 hours of use per day.
Features & Specs - Great Value 14W 60W Soft White CFL (Walmart)
info Dimmable No
info Works with fully enclosed fixture Yes
info Works with electronic timer No
info Outdoor not exposed to moisture Yes
info Outdoor use when used base up No
info Works with photo cell No
info Works with motion sensor No
More features and specs
User Reviews - Great Value 14W 60W Soft White CFL (Walmart)
User Reviews
Already own it? Write a review
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
Short liffe
Short life
Best Uses
When Left On All The Time
These bulbs do not last any longer than the old type if you turn them on and off nomally. They do have a longer life span if you leave them on all the time but then you forgo the savings.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
See all Models
Nobody Tests Like
We Do
Our testers put 100s of products through their paces at our National Testing and Research Center. Learn more about how we test for:
Learn more