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Consumer Reports is the best place to come to find expert Lightbulb reviews. We review different types of Lightbulbs. Our Lightbulb reviews will help you decide what Lightbulb is best for you.

Consumer Reports Lightbulb reviews will provide you with recommended models based on the combination of price and performance. You can also subscribe for our Lightbulb ratings where you will see our Lightbulb reviews on Type, Actual 3K or 12.5K hr brightness (lumens), Claimed life (yrs.), Frequent on and off performance, Brightness, Efficiency, Light color, Actual 3K or 12.5K hr color rendering index, Warm-up time, Actual 3K hr warm-up time (sec.) and Light distribution. You will also see Consumer Reports take on each model of Lightbulbs that we review. This is a quick summary of what we think works well for this model, and possibly what doesn't.

After reading reviews of the Lightbulb you are interested in you can compare models, review our list of the Lightbulb's features and specifications, read user reviews and submit your own review of a Lightbulb. We also have up to date Lightbulb blogs featuring Consumer Reports First Look for new models and Lightbulb news our experts think will help you make the best purchase.

Lightbulb Reviews from Consumer Reports

ratingsGreat Value 14W 60W Soft White CFL (Walmart) Reviews
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Great Value 14W 60W Soft White CFL (Walmart)
Type: General purpose 60-watt equivalent bulbs
Summary:
 
 
The Great Value 14W 60W Soft White CFL (Walmart) Lightbulb has the following features: Works with fully enclosed fixture, Works with electronic timer, Outdoor not exposed to moisture, Works with semi enclosed fixture, Works with photo cell, Works with motion sensor and Pay back time.
ratingsGreat Value A19 19W 75W Soft White CFL (Walmart) Reviews
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Great Value A19 19W 75W Soft White CFL (Walmart)
Type: General purpose 75-watt equivalent bulbs
Summary:
 
 
The Great Value A19 19W 75W Soft White CFL (Walmart) Lightbulb has the following features: Works with electronic timer, Works with semi enclosed fixture, Works with photo cell, Works with motion sensor and Pay back time.
ratingsLG A19 7.5 40W Reviews
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LG A19 7.5 40W
Type: General purpose 40- to 50-watt equivalent bulbs
Summary:
 
 
The LG A19 7.5 40W Lightbulb has the following features: Works with electronic timer, Works with semi enclosed fixture, Works with photo cell, Works with motion sensor and Pay back time.
ratingsPhilips A19 11W 60W Soft White 424382 Reviews
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Philips A19 11W 60W Soft White 424382
Type: General purpose 60-watt equivalent bulbs
Summary:
 
 
The Philips A19 11W 60W Soft White 424382 Lightbulb has the following features: Dimmable, Outdoor not exposed to moisture, Works with semi enclosed fixture and Pay back time.
ratingsMaxLite 10 Watt BR30 Reviews
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MaxLite 10 Watt BR30
Type: Flood/reflector 65- to 90-watt equivalent bulbs
Summary:
 
 
The MaxLite 10 Watt BR30 Lightbulb has the following features: Dimmable, Works with electronic timer, Outdoor not exposed to moisture, Works with semi enclosed fixture, Works with photo cell, Works with motion sensor and Pay back time.