The 15 Hottest Gadgets You Can Buy For Your Home in 2021
If you're all about having the latest and greatest when it comes to gadgets for your home, Walmart is your destination for the hottest home tech. Whether you're in the market for robot vacuums and mops or smart home must-haves like virtual assistants, we rounded up 15 cool products from Walmart that will improve your life one way or another. From security systems to sensor mirrors and Bluetooth showerheads, you'll want it all. Keep reading to shop our favorite finds.
— Additional reporting by Krista Jones
Best Multifunctional Vacuum: Dyson Cyclone V10 Animal
Meet the most powerful cordless vacuum, the Dyson Cyclone V10 Animal ($599). It can be maneuvered to hit all the toughest spots and can even transform into a handheld. It has three power modes to choose from, perfect for any task on any floor type.
Best Indoor Garden: Click & Grow Smart Garden 9 Indoor Planter
This Click & Grow Smart Garden 9 Indoor Planter ($200) is ideal for someone who lives in a place with no outdoor space, or if you want your own herb garden. They can grow their own herbs and vegetables indoors, right in the kitchen. The NASA-inspired Smart Soil ensures that your plants get the ideal amount of water, oxygen and nutrients.
Best Smart Lock: August Home Smart Lock Pro
You'll always know who is coming and going with this handy August Home Smart Lock Pro ($155). Not only does it provide keyless entry for you, but you can track who comes in and out of your home 24/7. Plus, it's compatible with Alexa, so all you have to do is say, "Alexa, lock the door."
Best Energy-Saving Thermostat: Nest Learning Thermostat
The Nest Learning Thermostat ($215) actually learns your preferred temperature behaviors so that after a week, it can program itself. Plus, it'll actually save you energy! It's is easy to install with included hardware and it comes in copper, mirror black, stainless steel and white.
Best Robot Vacuum: Anker eufy RoboVac 25C Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum
Clean your floors with the push of a button with the Anker eufy RoboVac 25C Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum ($149, originally $250). It connects to a home's wireless network and accepts commands by both a smartphone app and from your voice when paired with a smart home speaker. The Eufy RoboVac robot vacuum is suitable for both carpets and hard floors.
Best Smart Backlighting: Merkury Innovations Smart LED Strip Lights
Add a splash of color to your space with the Merkury Innovations Smart LED Strip Lights ($15, originally $20). Just plug in and connect through the Geeni smart home app for instant customizable lighting. Weather resistant with adhesive backing means you can place these strips virtually anywhere.
Best Smart Doorbell: Nest Hello Video Doorbell
Keep your home feeling safe and secure with the Nest Hello Video Doorbell ($170). With 24/7 streaming, you can check in anytime and view a three-hour snapshot history to see what you missed. Get an alert and talk to visitors at your door from anywhere, and with intelligent alerts.
Best Robot Mop: iRobot Braava Jet M6 (6110) Ultimate Robot Mop
Tell the iRobot Braava Jet M6 (6110) Ultimate Robot Mop ($380) where and when to clean, and precision jet spray helps tackle sticky messes and kitchen grease. It can clean hard floors including hardwood, tile and stone.
Best Smart Indoor Security Camera: Merkury Innovations 1080p HD Smart Wi-Fi Security Camera
Check in at home from anywhere in the world with Merkury Innovations 1080p HD Smart Wi-Fi Security Camera ($46 for 2). The cameras monitor your home 24/7 and send notifications to your phone instantly when motion is detected. Two-way communication lets you hear and respond to household members and guests.
Best Smart Home Display: Google Nest Hub (2nd Generation)
The Google Nest Hub (2nd Generation) ($100) is the one place to control your smart home, it works with thousands of compatible devices. It can control your compatible lights, TVs, and other smart devices with a tap or your voice. See your calendar and create reminders and to-dos. Catch up on your favorite Netflix shows, YouTube videos, listen to music, and more.
Best Virtual Assistant: Google Nest Mini (2nd Generation)
The Google Nest Mini (2nd Generation) ($35, originally $49) is the virtual assistant of your dreams. Ask Google about the weather, news, or almost anything. Hear your personalized schedule, commute, and reminders. Set timers and alarms and control your compatible smart devices.
Best Streaming Device: Roku Streaming Stick+ HD/4K/HDR Streaming Device
If you're ready to ditch cable, consider this Roku Streaming Stick+ HD/4K/HDR Streaming Device ($39, originally $49). You can access tons of apps to live stream all your favorite shows and movies. The long-range wireless receiver gives you extended range and a stronger signal for smooth streaming even in rooms farther from your router.
Best Smart Plug: Merkury Innovations Smart Plug
Upgrade your household appliances and operate them from anywhere with the Merkury Innovations Smart Plug ($16 for 2). Operate your everyday electronics like the coffee machine, fan, or lamp from anywhere with the tap of a button. If you have a habit of leaving your straightener or curler on, with these smart plugs you can double check and turn them off instantly.