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Buyer’s Guide: The Best Christmas Tree Lights

Need to buy new lights for your Christmas tree? Here are some of the best options out there.

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Choosing the Best Christmas Tree Lights

Christmas tree lights are a well-loved holiday tradition. We’ve come a long way from attaching real candles to Christmas trees. From solar powered strands to multi-colored bulbs, Christmas tree lights have more choices than ever before. Here are some of the best holiday lights for Christmas.
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Prextex Christmas Tree Lights

These Prextex Christmas lights are some of the highest rated on Amazon, earning 4.6 stars out of five. They come with 100 lights, two flasher bulbs, two extra bulbs and two replacement fuses on a 18-foot string. There are 100 LED Christmas lights on the string.

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LED Warm White Lights

Amazon customers give these Christmas tree lights from PMS 4.6 stars, and for good reason. You get 1,000 LED lights with eight modes and a memory function. You’ll cover plenty of ground with 338 feet of lights. After Christmas, just be sure you know how to best store Christmas lights.

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Koopower LED Battery Operated String Lights with Timer

These Koopower LEDs battery-operated weatherproof string lights can be used indoors or out without trailing cables or an external power supply. With the timer function, these lights will turn on in a pre-programmed 24-hour sequence: Six hours on, 18 hours off. The sequence continues until switched off or the battery runs out of power. The automatic shutoff feature helps save money during the holidays.

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Recesky Christmas String Lights with Timer

These Christmas lights from Recesky rank among the best-selling and top-rated LED lights on Amazon. You’ll get 19 feet of these waterproof, battery-operated LED lights (50 bulbs in all), which should be great for your holiday utility bill. They come with a timer and eight light modes; you supply the three AA batteries needed to power them.

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Mini Globe Warm White LED Lights with Smart Control

Bring a warm, festive glow to your home with Novolink LED string lights. These cheerful lights, excellent for holiday and party decorations, use 200 energy-saving LED bulbs per string.

Wireless control makes it easy to change the flashing pattern, timers and brightness from the Novolink App, available for iOS or Android. Hang or wrap the string lights, add up to three additional light sets, select your favorite flashing mode and enjoy your own festival of lights.

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Twinkle Star LED Star String Lights

These Twinkle Star warm white star string lights are durable, long lasting and extremely energy efficient. They’re easy to use as well; just plug them in and adjust the lighting mode with the controller. If you know how to store and fix Christmas lights, these energy efficient strands will save you money year after year.

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Fullbell Fairy Twinkle LED Lights

Fullbell is one of the best-selling Christmas light brands on Amazon, and this 66-foot string of 200 LED lights is a sweet deal. The multiple color, waterproof string comes with a controller. The multi-colored twinkle lights make great holiday decór pieces.

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Twinkle Star LED String Lights

These Twinkle Star LEDs are a best seller on Amazon, and they’re affordable too. These lights are waterproof, feature eight modes and can be used in several settings. There are 300 lights in a package. The simple design means these add ambiance during the holidays and throughout the year.

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Sterno Battery Powered Fairy String Lights

These Sterno home lights are a versatile addition to your holiday displays. They’re battery operated so they can go anywhere, and they’re remote-controlled, too. You get 50 LED lights and a combined length of 65 feet with a four-pack.

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