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Elgato Eve Energy

Elgato Eve Energy
alaScore 79

101 reviews

Jul, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 101 reviews of Elgato Eve Energy. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.6/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Elgato Eve Energy is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : David Priest (

Elgato Eve Energy review: This smart plug fails to electrify a flooded market


Elgato's new smart plug lacks the ambition to offer anything truly new or important.

The Elgato Eve Energy smart plug is compact, HomeKit enabled and features one of the deeper HomeKit apps out there.

The $50 price tag still feels a little high for products like this, and the app lacks the intuitive user interface of its competition. Worst of all, you can't control it remotely without an Apple TV.

Elgato's Eve Energy smart plug is a solid product, but doesn't leave enough of an impression in an already-saturated market.

Feb, 2016

Expert review by : Roger Fingas (

Review: Elgato's Eve Energy smartplug is easy to use, but highlights HomeKit's flaws


Elgato's Eve Energy smartplug is a perfectly serviceable home automation product, but in some ways it proves that Apple's HomeKit platform still has a ways to go before it becomes mainstream.

Easy setup ; Offers quick control & consumption monitoring ; Well-designed companion app

Bluetooth limits automation functions ; Expensive ; Just one socket, can't be used outdoors ; The Eve Energy costs $49.95 at the ; or ; .

Apr, 2016

Expert review by : Jon L. Jacobi (

Elgato Eve connected-home system review: Elegant design and operation with HomeKit compatibility


If Elgato's HomeKit kit products aren't an homage to the movie Wall-E, I'll eat my hat. It would be a baseball hat, and my least favorite, but I don't think I have to worry. Look at the image above. Even if the company claims otherwise.

Feb, 2016