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Hive is one of the biggest names in smart home tech, with a family of devices including thermostats, locks, sensors, cameras and switches. Many retailers offered great discounts across the whole range for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and even though the main sales have now passed, there are still some brilliant deals available if you're looking for a way to make your home smarter this winter.
The devices connect to either the Hive Hub or Hive Active Heating thermostat, which you can control remotely using the Hive app. Because the system is modular, you don't have to make one big investment early on; once you have the Hub or thermostat, you're free to add and remove devices however you want.
The Hive system
Hive started out as a company specialising in smart heating, and its thermostats are some of its best devices. The Hive Active Heating 2 thermostat is simple to use, but stylish and smart.
You'll need an expert to set it up, but once that's done, you can easily control your heating using the wall-mounted dial or the Hive mobile app. You can set a detailed schedule your heating, give it a boost, and even set it to activate automatically whenever you come home.
All other Hive devices - including bulbs and switches - are easily connected to the Hive Hub using the instructions on their boxes. Just plug them in, then tap 'Add another device' on the app to search for your new additions. In our experience, this typically takes under a minute.
Cyber Monday UK: quick links
- Jump to Cyber Monday deals by retailer:
- Amazon.co.uk smart home deals still available
- Argos discounts on smart lights and cameras
- Very Cyber Monday savings on smart home kit
- John Lewis deals on Hue, Hive and more
- AO.com smart lighting sale
The best Cyber Monday Hive deals
We'll be keeping this page updated throughout the Cyber Monday period with all the best deals as they appear, so if you can't see what you're looking for just yet, make sure to check back later.
Hive Active Heating
Hive Active Heating and hot water
£179.99 £114.99 at Currys
If you have a separate hot water tank at home, this version of the Hive thermostat will let you control that as well. The same kit is available on Amazon with professional installation included for £148.99.
Hive Starter Kit with installation
£329.99 £289.99 at Very
This bundle includes a Hive thermostat, hub, bulb and sensor to get your smart home off to a flying start. It's a great deal; the thermostat alone normally costs £180. The price includes fitting by a qualified engineer.
Save 25% on Hive devices and plans Hive has slashed the price of many of its smart heating, lighting and security devices for Cyber Monday, as well as plans that let you spread the cost of upgrading your home. The sale ends at midnight on Monday November 26.
Hive Active Heating £179 £108.99 at Amazon
Save energy and money with £70 off Hive's smart thermostat this Cyber Monday, and stay warm all winter. This deal doesn't include installation - if you want a qualified engineer to fit it for you, that's available for the special price of £148.99.
Hive Active Light starter kit
£99.99 £69.95 at Amazon
An affordable entry point to the Hive smart home system if you don't need a thermostat. This set includes a Hive Hub and two E27 screw fitting white dimmable bulbs, which you can control and schedule using the Hive app, or any Hive sensors and switches.
Hive Active Warm White light bulb
£18.99 £11.99 at John Lewis
Hive's lighting system is more affordable than Philips Hue, and this is the best price we've seen for its regular Warm White bulbs. This particular version has a B22 bayonet fitting, but it's also available as an E27 screw version.
Hive Active colour-changing light bulb
£39.99 £27.99 at Currys
Currys has knocked £12 off Hive's fun colour-changing bulbs, which let you completely change the atmosphere of your home with a couple of taps of your phone. This is the E27 screw fitting - there's also a B22 bayonet version.
Hive Active Cool to Warm light bulb £29.99 £19.99 at Currys This smart bulb lets you adjust the color temperature to suit your mood and the time of day. With 30% off, this is a good time to stock up. This is the B22 bayonet version - the bulb is also available with an E27 screw fitting.
Hive View camera
£189.99 £124 at Amazon
This elegant security camera is available with an impressive £65 off the original price for Cyber Monday. It's simple to set up and control, and can even send you email notifications or activate your lights when it spots a person.
Hive indoor smart security camera £129 £90 at AO.com This is the predecessor to the Hive View, and although it's not quite so chic, it's still a superb HD camera - particularly with £39 off. It features night vision, which makes it great for security, or as a smart baby monitor.
Hive sensors and plugs
Hive motion sensor
£29.99 £22 at Amazon
With this sensor in your Hive setup, you can get notifications on your phone if movement is detected while you're away, and trigger your lights and smart plugs automatically. This is the best price we've seen for this essential piece of Hive kit.
Hive Active smart plug £39 £22.99 at Amazon The Hive Active plug lets you turn any electrical device 'smart' - just plug it into the wall, plug in a device (your kettle, a lamp, an electric heater) and you can control it using the Hive Active app and set schedules. Easy and cheap. John Lewis has matched this price.
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