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Linxura Smart Controller – Portable Smart Home Controller

Nowadays, Smart Home technology is becoming increasingly more popular. As such, more and more homeowners are starting to integrate several smart home devices into their households, such as smart cleaning robots, smart kitchen appliances, as well as smart thermostats, smart lights, smart security systems, amongst others. While all these smart devices can help automate your life at home and make it more comfortable, you still need a way to control them. This typically involves utilizing a different mobile App for controlling each particular smart home device. The better alternative is to use a smart home controller, as these devices allow you to connect all your smart home devices into one unified smart home system from which you can then control all of them with a simple click of a button. On that note, check out the Linxura Smart Controller.

The Linxura Smart Controller is a portable smart home controller that lets you control up to 52 smart home devices without having to set up multiple Apps or configuring additional hubs to use each one of them. It integrates a built-in e-paper screen which displays up to four devices at a time, a rotating click wheel around its screen that’s used to navigate through all of your smart home devices and control them, along with backlighting for nighttime use. It boasts both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, compatibility with multiple smart home systems including Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and IFTTT, plus up to 3 months of battery life. Users can also configure customizable click-action functions via the Linxura App, including single-click to turn on, double-click to turn off, click and hold to adjust different functionalities like brightness, temperature, volume, etc., as well as custom one-button presses to control multiple devices at once, and you can even fully automate scenes to occur on your preferred schedule.

Designed to simplify the way you and everyone in your family (including the little ones) control multiple smart home devices at home by eliminating the need for multiple Apps or additional smart hubs, this portable smart home controller makes it easy to control all your smart home devices remotely with the click of a button.

Below you can find our review of the Linxura Smart Controller, where we go over everything that this portable smart home controller has to offer you.

DESIGN & SPECS

Starting with the device’s size, this portable smart home controller has an ultra-compact size, as it is designed with portability in mind. Its sleek dimensions makes it easy for users to hold it and operating with just one hand, including not only adults, but also children.

Linxura Smart Controller
Linxura Smart Controller – Dimensions

Its compact dimensions allow you to conveniently bring it with you anywhere around the house and remotely control your smart home devices, whether you’re in the kitchen, on the couch, or even in bed.

Linxura Smart Controller
Linxura Smart Controller

On top of its ultra-portable form-factor, the Linxura Smart Controller also sports a super-modern and minimalist design, and also packs a high-quality construction, as its outer shell is built of a sturdy TPU plastic material.

Linxura Smart Controller
Super-Modern Design // High-Quality Construction

Lastly, we’d also like to mention that while the company sells the Linxura Smart Controller as a stand-alone device, you can also get a wall mount for this portable smart home controller (sold separately for $19.99).

Linxura Smart Controller Wall Mount
Can also be used with a wall-mount (sold separately)

The installation process of its wall mount is quick and simple, as its wall-mounting kit comes with an ultra-strong 3M tape that allows for an easy, mess-free installation with no drilling required.

Still, if you’d prefer a more secure and permanent solution, the kit also comes included with a set of wall-mounting screws that you can use to securely affix the controller’s wall mount to any wall.

INTERFACE / CONTROL PANEL

We’ll now have a closer look at the Linxura Smart Controller’s interface, meaning its dedicated control panel.

Integrated at the very center of the controller, there’s a built-in e-paper screen which simultaneously displays up to four smart home devices at a time, each one centered at an edge of its screen (top, bottom, left, and right), while also showing its Wi-Fi connection status on the top-left corner, and its current battery life on the top-right corner.

The controller’s interface (features backlighting)

What’s more is that its e-paper screen also features backlighting, which makes it easy for users to clearly visualize its screen and operate the controller under low-light conditions, such as when having the curtains shut while watching TV or even during nighttime.

In addition to its e-paper screen, this portable smart home controller also comes equipped with a rotating click wheel integrated around its screen that can be used to navigate through all of your smart home devices and control them.

By rotating its click wheel, you can navigate and choose between different smart home devices.

Then, whenever you want to control / operate a particular smart home device, the controller also provides you with several customizable click-action functions, including a single click function to turn On a device, a double-click function to turn Off a device, and a click and hold function to adjust different functionalities like brightness, temperature, volume, etc.

For example, the volume of a speaker or the intensity of a light can be adjusted by clicking and rotating the wheel.

Moreover, you can also configure custom one-button presses as a way to control multiple devices at once and can also fully automate scenes to occur on your preferred schedule.

All of these customizable click-action functions can be configured via the controller’s dedicated mobile App (the Linxura App).

CONNECTIVITY & COMPATIBILITY

For its connectivity, the controller utilizes Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity to respectively establish a wireless connection with its mobile App and with any smart home devices that you’re looking to connect it with and then control remotely.

Users can ultimately connect up to 52 smart home devices to the controller, including smart lights, smart shades, smart door locks, smart thermostats, smart security cameras, and many more, as the Linxura Smart Controller can seamlessly integrate any smart device.

In regard to its compatibility, know that the Linxura Smart Controller boasts compatibility with multiple smart home systems including Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and IFTTT, thus allowing for users to remotely control thousands of smart home devices, with more smart home systems being added regularly.

What’s more is that the company will also be adding support for other smart home platforms in upcoming firmware updates, including Samsung SmartThings, Wiz, Apple HomeKit, the Matter smart home connectivity standard (matter protocol), as well as with SwitchBot, Homey, ecobee, Google Nest, august, Nanoleaf, and Home Assistant.

BATTERY & BATTERY LIFE

For its power, the Linxura Smart Controller comes equipped with a built-in Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery that has a long-lasting battery life, offering users up to 3 months of battery on a single charge.

It’s also worth noting that the controller’s e-paper display screen is particularly designed to optimize its overall battery usage in order to save power.

Thanks to that, users can rely on it for extended periods without needing to constantly recharge its battery. This is especially important for homeowners who heavily rely on their smart home devices and want a controller that can efficiently keep up with their daily needs without running of power on a regular basis.

THE SMARTPHONE COMPANION APP – The Linxura App

To configure the Linxura Smart Controller, users simply need to install the Linxura App on their smartphone (available to download for free for iOS and Android devices), and then connect the controller to their Wi-Fi network through the App.

Via the Linxura App, users can configure a wide range of customizable click-action functions that they can then use to control their smart home devices, all without having to set up multiple Apps or configure additional hubs to use each one of them.

Linxura App
Linxura App

Once again, those customizable click-action functions include single-click to turn on, double-click to turn off, click and hold to adjust different functionalities (such as brightness, temperature, volume), as well as custom one-button presses to control multiple devices at once.

Linxura App
Linxura App

Furthermore, users can also create routines that include particular smart home devices, allowing them to fully automate scenes to occur on your preferred schedule. Whether it’s setting the perfect morning ambiance or streamlining your daily routines, Linxura Scenes make smart living effortless and personalized.

Linxura App
Linxura App

We’d like to mention that the Linxura App already supports direct control of certain smart home devices from brands like Sonos, Philips Hue, and LIFX. Nevertheless, for smart home devices that aren’t directly supported, users can still set them up through other platforms like Alexa or Google Home.

Linxura App
Linxura App

Homeowners can also share their Linxura Smart Controller’s configuration with other users by simply entering their email address through the App.

Linxura App
Linxura App

Finally, note that the company is also working on a new functionality that provides real-time feedback on device settings. For example, if a user adjusts the thermostat, the controller will display the current temperature percentage. This upcoming functionality will further enhance a user’s daily experience with the controller.

FINAL THOUGHTS

All in all, this portable smart home controller allows homeowners to control a wide range of smart home devices without requiring using multiple Apps or set up additional smart hubs, all from a device that can be held in the palm of your hand and with just the click of a button. Its user-friendly interface, long battery life, and its wide compatibility with multiple smart home systems make it a comprehensive and super-versatile Smart Home solution, as well as a must-have tool for anyone looking for an efficient and convenient way for controlling and managing their smart home devices at home.

Linxura Smart Controller
Linxura Smart Controller

The Linxura Smart Controller is currently available in three (x3) stylish color finishes: Snow Pearl (White), Midnight Onyx (Black) and Sterling Moon (Gray).

Best of all, the Linxura Smart Controller is available at a very affordable price.

If you’re interested in purchasing it, know that each unit is priced at just $99.99. You can order it online directly from Linxura’s official shopping page.

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