GE Relax LED 60-Watt Dimmable Lightbulb, 8-Pack

Last updated date: September 11, 2021

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9.4

GE Relax LED 60-Watt Dimmable Lightbulb, 8-Pack

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

Update as September 10, 2021:
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Overall Take

These dimmable lightbulbs use just 8.5 watts, yet are powerful enough to replace your typical 60-watt bulbs. The lights offer a comfortable cozy light, while also saving you big on your electric bill. Each pack includes a total of eight bulbs.


In our analysis of 24 expert reviews, the GE Relax LED 60-Watt Dimmable Lightbulb, 8-Pack placed 2nd when we looked at the top 11 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Size: 8 Pack 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. Bulk LED light bulb 6 pack for residential and commercial use. 60 Watt replacement using only 8.5 Watts (800 lumens) Rated to last 13 years based on 3 hours per day use Saves 84 dollars on energy costs per bulb vs. 60-Watt incandescent over the bulb's life Dimmable and works with most dimmer switches Warm, soft white high definition light with 2700 Kelvin color temperature 8 LED bulbs per package A19 shape and size with frosted finish Medium base (E26) General purpose bulbs for ceiling lights, wall lights and table lamps.

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An Overview On Dimmable Lightbulbs

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 uses 75 percent 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 Lightbulb 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.