Smart plugs offer you a way to innovate your daily routine by reducing the time and effort that goes in setting electronics, gadgets, and appliances up. It is one of the most affordable smart home devices that gets you a step closer to more intelligent and convenient home living. 

Here are this year's top 7 best smart plugs that you can buy online.

1. Amazon Smart Plug
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With the Amazon Smart Plug, you are able to add voice control to any outlet. It works with Alexa and makes for struggle-free, tinker-free, and stress-free control over your electronics. Its compact and space-saving design also keeps your second outlet free. It is currently Amazon's best choice for smart plugs.

2. Gosund Smart Plug
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The Gosund Smart Plug works both with Alexa and Google Home Assistant and requires no hub to install. Its exceptional features include its ability to set schedules and timers so you can pre-set any routine you have in mind. It also gives you a grouping option for all Google Home outlets, allowing you to control multiple devices in one command.

3. TOPGREENER Smart Wi-Fi Powerful Plug
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The TOPGREENER Smart Wi-Fi Powerful Plug is very affordable as it comes in a pack of four plugs. What's special about this one is its ability to monitor energy usage, so you're able to be conscious about your energy consumption, what devices eat up the most energy, and what energy-consuming habits you have to be mindful of.

4. Amysen Smart Plug
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The Wi-Fi-connected Amysen Smart Plug is one of the more affordable items on the list. It is a guaranteed bang for your buck. It is also equipped with a powerful Wi-Fi connectivity that allows you to control and adjust your power settings according to your preference. It also has scheduling features.

5. Kasa Smart Plug
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Like all Kasa products, the Kasa Smart Plug was developed in Silicon Valley, which has earned the trust of millions of users. It is this year's PCMag reader's choice for best smart plug and has all the functionalities of a top quality smart plug including voice control, convenient remote control, and auto-scheduling.

6. Aoycocr WiFi Smart Plug
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Aoycocr's WiFi Smart Plug has all the qualities of a reliable and durable smart plug. It has manual control, voice control, and schedule setting. It also has a safeguard to prevent power-hungry devices from being left on longer than needed, making your life hassle-free.

7. Kasa Outdoor Smart Plug
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If you're looking for a smart plug for your porch or backyard, the Kasa Outdoor Smart Plug is the one for you. It is ideal for landscape lighting, swimming pool pumps, holiday lights, or other appliances. It is weather resistant and IP64 rated with Wi-Fi ranging up to 300 feet.