LED SMD Bulbs are very energy-efficient. The more lumens a LED produces, the more energy efficient it is. They are cheaper to run than other light sources and last longer. However, the initial cost of purchasing an LED is higher than that of other light sources. This is because SMD LEDs require a higher level of manufacturing, which can increase the price of an LED. But the costs are well worth it if you consider that LEDs will significantly reduce your energy bills.
LED SMD bulbs come in a variety of colors. They contain a cluster of tiny LED chips. The number of connections on each chip varies. A typical SMD LED contains ten or twenty chips. It is cheaper than a high-quality power LED GU10.
The difference in cost between SMD and COB LEDs is the type of substrate on which the chip is attached. COBs are made using a different process that uses a flat rectangular object to build the chip. An SMD bulb is often found in filament lights or bulbs, while COBs are more expensive to produce. SMD lamps emit a point light that is similar to a halo. COBs, however, give off a glare.
An LED SMD bulb has the advantage of being much more efficient than COB bulbs. Their energy efficiency means that they use less than one fifth of the energy that standard bulbs use. They can even be used as a map light. The LEDs can be used in a dome light or as a map light. In order to use them as an incandescent bulb, make sure to flip them horizontally to match the + and - polarity.