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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 Warm-up time, Light color, Type, Actual 3K or 12.5K hr brightness (lumens), Light distribution, Actual 3K hr warm-up time (sec.), Actual 3K or 12.5K hr color rendering index, Frequent on and off performance, Efficiency, Claimed life (hr.) and Brightness. 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

ratingsTCP 17W PAR38 Flood LED Reviews
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TCP 17W PAR38 Flood LED
Type: Flood/reflector 90- to 110-watt PAR38 equivalent bulbs
Summary:
 
 
The TCP 17W PAR38 Flood LED Lightbulb has the following features: Dimmable, Works with electronic timer, Outdoor not exposed to moisture, Outdoor use when used base up, Works with semi enclosed fixture, Works with photo cell and Works with motion sensor.
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 and Works with motion sensor.
ratingsXLEDIA A19 X60L Soft White Reviews
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XLEDIA A19 X60L Soft White
Type: General purpose 60-watt equivalent bulbs
Summary:
 
 
The XLEDIA A19 X60L Soft White 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 and Works with motion sensor.
ratingsGE 100W 73864 Reviews
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GE 100W 73864
Type: General purpose 100-watt equivalent bulbs
Summary:
 
 
The GE 100W 73864 Lightbulb has the following features: Works with fully enclosed fixture, Outdoor not exposed to moisture and Works with semi enclosed fixture.
ratingsSylvania LED 18W PAR38 Dimmable Reviews
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Sylvania LED 18W PAR38 Dimmable
Type: Flood/reflector 60- to 75-watt PAR38 equivalent bulbs
Summary: This model has been tested by our experts.
 
 
The Sylvania LED 18W PAR38 Dimmable Lightbulb has the following features: Dimmable, Works with electronic timer, Outdoor not exposed to moisture, Works with semi enclosed fixture, Works with photo cell and Works with motion sensor.