Updated 7 May 2014

Philips

8W E27 220-240V

Bottom line: This 40W-equivalent LED bulb has very good light output and excellent switching life. But like most LEDs it’s non-dimmable.

8W E27 220-240V
Consumer recommended
Price guide (per bulb)

$18.75

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Test results

Overall score
Excellent
90
Light output
Very good
8.6/10
Switching life
Excellent
10.0/10

Good points

  • Very good light output.
  • Excellent switching life.

But

  • Non-dimmable.

How we test

Guide to the table

Models were "warm white" 40W-60W and 75W-equivalent LED bulbs and 12-volt and 230-volt LED spotlights.

Overall score

  • Light output (70 percent)
  • Switching life (30 percent)

Light output: Based on % brighter than incandescent.

Switching life: Calculated on the number of on/off cycles (up to a maximum of 12,000) the bulb could withstand before it failed. A score of 10 = no failures.

Price: is what we paid in January 2014 and is per bulb.

Full specs

Model

Type
GLS (6.5 - 8 watt)
Price guide (per bulb)
$18.75

Specifications

% brighter than incandescent
190
Watts
8.0
Style
Edison screw
Dimmable
No
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