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The TP-Link Tapo P110M gets just about everything right: it’s small enough not to block other plugs; it has energy monitoring; Matter support lets it work with almost every smart home system; and it’s exceptionally good value. If you need a single smart plug, there’s little reason to look elsewhere.


  • Great value
  • Energy monitoring
  • Matter compatible


  • Manual power button is on the side

Key Features

  • Matter compatibleWorks with Matter, so you can directly control this device from any compatible smart home system, including Apple Home, Amazon Alexa, Google Home and Samsung SmartThings.


When choosing a smart plug, you normally have to choose between price and features. Not so with the TP-Link Tapo P110M.

This handy plug has energy monitoring built-in, plus Matter support so it will work with pretty much any smart home system you’ve got. And, it’s incredible value at its retail price, and even better when found frequently for less.


  • Small body
  • Manual switch on one side

Measuring 73 x 52 x 31mm, the TP-Link Tapo P110M is about as small as smart plugs come, which is good. It means that if you add this to a double socket, you won’t block the second one. You can’t ask for more than that.

TP-Link Tapo P110M in double socket
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Although you’ll probably primarily control the smart plug through an app, there’s a manual override button on the left-hand side, which toggles the plug on and off. That’s handy to have, but I’d prefer it if the button was on top.

TP-Link Tapo P110M power button
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As it stands, with the button on one side, the TP-Link Tapo P110M works better in the left-hand side of a double socket, otherwise the button can be hard to reach.

Features and Performance

  • Connects via Wi-Fi
  • Advanced features through TP-Link Tapo app
  • Works with Matter

It makes sense to connect the TP-Link Tapo P110M to the Tapo app first, and get it connected to Wi-Fi (2.4GHz networks supported). Via the Tapo app, you get simple on/off control, plus more advanced features, including energy monitoring.

The main page shows (for Today or This Month) how much power is currently being used, the run time of any connected device, and how much energy has been consumed. Tap Show More and you can see the same statistics, only plotted by the Day, Month or Year; and all data can be downloaded and exported. If you want to keep an eye on how much energy a device is using, then it’s handy to have all of this to hand.

TP-Link Tapo P110M app and energy monitoring
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It is a shame that you can’t do more with the information. For example, it would be nice to trigger a notification should power consumption fall below a certain threshold. That’s useful when using the plug with a battery charger, as you know, for example, when your power tools are ready to go.

There are also tools for scheduling and a timer, plus an Away mode, which will turn the plug on and off randomly to simulate when someone’s at home. Plug a lamp or radio into the TP-Link Tapo P110M and this mode can give a bit of extra security.

TP-Link Tapo P110M app options
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Matter support means that the TP-Link Tapo P110M will work with any Matter-compliant smart home system, including Apple Home, SmartThings, Google Home and Amazon Alexa.

As the control is direct, you can add the TP-Link Tapo P110M to a smart home system without going through the cloud service. That makes things a lot more reliable and expands the scope of the plug.

TP-Link Tapo P110M Apple Home app
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I hooked mine up to Apple Home and then used Flick buttons to give me simple on/off control. Overall, regardless of using the Tapo app, or a third-party one, I found the TP-Link Tapo P110M quick to respond to commands and reliable.

Control via a third-party system means that control varies: SmartThings provides timers, for example, but Apple Home doesn’t. And, no third-party system can view the TP-Link Tapo P110M’s energy monitoring statistics.

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Should you buy it?

You want a smart plug with excellent compatibility

At a low price, matter support and energy monitoring make this a top choice for most people.

You need a power strip

A power strip makes more sense if you need smart control over multiple devices in the same location.

Final Thoughts

The TP-Link Tapo P110M gets everything right: it’s small, it supports Matter, it gives you energy monitoring and it’s brilliant value.

If you need more than one smart plug, the four-way Meross Smart Fast Charging Power Strip MSP843P might be better, but the TP-Link Tapo P110M is the best single smart plug. Need something for a specialist purpose? Check out my guide to the best smart plugs.

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Which smart home systems is the TP-Link Tapo P110M compatible with?

As the plug is Matter compatible, it will work with any compatible smart home system, including Apple Home, Amazon Alexa, Google Home and Samsung SmartThings

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