GE Relax Dimmable Warm White A19 LED Light Bulbs

Last updated date: October 5, 2020

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9.3

GE Relax Dimmable Warm White A19 LED Light Bulbs

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We looked at the top Dimmable Light Bulbs and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Dimmable Light Bulb you should buy.

Editor's Note October 5, 2020:
Checkout The Best Dimmable Light Bulbs for a detailed review of all the top dimmable light bulbs.

Overall Take

The estimated cost for an entire year of use of just one of these dimmable light bulbs is $1.02. That means you'll save big when switching out the traditional bulbs in your standard lamps and light fixtures. The bulbs in this package are designed to provide a comfortable soft light that's just right for your day-to-day activities.


In our analysis, the GE GE Relax Dimmable A19 LED Light Bulbs placed 2nd when we looked at the top 5 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

GE Relax HD Soft White LED 60-Watt Replacement light bulbs provide enhanced color contrast and boldness versus standard LED bulbs. The high definition soft white light helps create a comfortable, cozy light that’s ideal for bedroom lighting, foyer lighting, family rooms and dining rooms. They’re dimmable and illuminate your home with soft white light. These are great for frequently used fixtures—GE Relax HD Soft White LED bulbs are rated to last twice as long as GE Basic LED bulbs and save 84 dollars on energy costs over the bulb's life versus a 60-Watt incandescent bulb. Unlike CFL bulbs, GE LED HD bulbs feature enhanced color, instant full brightness and are free of Mercury. Replace CFL and incandescent light bulbs with GE Relax HD Soft White LED general purpose light bulbs in indoor table lamps, sconces and open fixtures, including damp locations.

An Overview On Dimmable Light Bulbs

Dimmable lights support a reduction in energy consumption and prime mood lighting in your home. To utilize this type of lighting, you must have a dimmable light switch installed and compatible light bulbs. While installing a non-dimmable bulb in a dimmable circuit may cause damage to the bulb or circuit, a dimmable bulb in a non-dimmable circuit will work just fine — it will just run at an unadjustable 100% output. Light bulbs are clearly marked as dimmable or non-dimmable on their packaging or ordering website.

There are as many dimmer-compatible light bulbs available for sale as standard bulbs, with variations in type, wattage, size, style and color of lighting. Like adjusting the water pressure on a facet, incandescent bulbs or lights with filaments are the easiest to dim (it’s a matter of lowering the power supplied to the filament using the dimmer switch). Florescent lights are commonly not dimmable due to the cost of dimmer-compatible ballasts, while compact fluorescent lights (CFL) that are fitted with their own ballast and standard screw bases are (check the manufacturers’ instructions to make sure).

Light-emitting diodes (LED), which use 75% energy and last 25 times longer than traditional incandescent bulbs, are another popular option. While LEDs are generally priced higher than incandescent ones, they cost less to operate and don’t have to be replaced near as often, saving you cash over the lifetime of the bulb. But your dimming module’s compatibility with LED bulb determines if and how well the system works, so be aware of your dimmer manufacturer’s requirements.

The Dimmable Light Bulb Buying Guide

  • Do not install a non-dimmable LED or filament light bulb in a dimmable circuit.
  • LEDS have a lower dimming range than incandescent lightbulbs.
  • The dimming performance of an LED light is regulated by the capability of the built-in driver or circuitry of an LED and the compatibility of the dimming system. A few functionality issues to look out for that may occur when a dimmer is connected to an incompatible LED bulb include no visible light output, light output that doesn’t match the movement of the dimmer switch and flickering.
  • Most LED light bulbs on the marketplace are dimmable if you are using a compact fluorescent light (CFL) or LED dimmer.