If you, like me, have trouble of waking up in the mornings, you can try different alarm clock options. One of them is an alarm clock with coffee or simply your iphone. However, Philips offers more creative way of waking you up. Philips Wake-Up light wakes you up gradually, using natural sunrise-simulated light. This way, waking up process becomes less painless. Because your eyes can sense the light even when they are closed, gradually inducing small amount of light before waking you up will help you to turn to a lighter sleep stage. As a result, you will wake up more easily and happily.
Philips HF3520 Wake-Up Light offers lots of useful features and it looks like a small moon that you can put near your bed. The wake-up light has two functins. First, it will induce light gradually to your room, before you are waking up. Second, it works as a usual alarm clock, with alarm sound.
Coming to lighting system, it induces the natural looking yellow, orange or red light to your room gradually. You can adjust the brightness of the light up to 300 lux. It effectively simulates the sunset. The sunrise simulation duration lasts for 20-40 minutes.
As for alarm sounds, can choose between 5 calming natural wake up sounds from nature. You can also turn the FM radio to wake you up gradually. There is also a snooze option, which delays the wake-up process for 9 minutes. Besides, the device has two different alarm types, one for work week and one for weekends.
Looking closer to appearance, the Philips Wake Up Light has a round structure. It has setup buttons on the sides. Once downside is that, it works with AC power, and the device doesn’t offer battery backups. Adjusting the light is easy, with buttons on the sides. In order to snooze the alarm clock, you just need to tap to the light.
You can purchase Philips HF3520 Wake-Up Light from Amazon for $110.