What factors will affect the price of LED mirrors In China?

Introduction

As technology changes lives, LED mirrors have become one of the most popular bathroom products. As a manufacturer, HIXEN has the responsibility to produce and sell high-quality smart mirrors. But everyone’s definition of high-quality LED mirrors is different. To this end, in this article, we introduce multiple factors that affect the price of LED mirrors for you, hoping to help you.

Keep reading to learn more!

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Some of the factors that affect the price of LED mirrors are the shape, function, material, waterproof function, etc. Other factors will also affect the cost of LED mirrors.

1. Dimension affects the price of LED mirrors

The size of LED mirrors plays a crucial role in the price. Generally speaking, larger mirrors are more expensive, require more materials, and the manufacturing process is more complex, so the cost is higher.

2. Material affects the price of LED mirrors

The material used to make the mirror is the basic determinant of its price. High-quality materials, such as copper-free silver mirrors, the mirror surface is brighter, has a long service life, is corrosion-resistant and environmentally friendly, but the price is higher. Ordinary silver mirrors and aluminum mirrors are cheap, and the mirror surface is prone to blackening and unsightly.

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3. Treatment affects the price of LED mirrors

Frost processing is the most common type of LED mirror treatment and it is the cheapest. The process creates a frosted mirror with a pitted surface which has the effect to create clear glass.

Ice processing, makes the surface of the mirror look like an edge frozen by ice.

Infinity processing is a mirror that creates an endless illusion of spaced lines with LED lights.

4. Mirror shape affects the price of LED mirrors

The shape of the mirror, whether it’s standard rectangular, round, oval, or a custom design, can influence the complexity of the manufacturing process. Unconventional shapes or intricate designs may require more precise crafting, contributing to a potential price variation.

Round mirrors have smooth edges and are suitable for rooms, offices, or bathrooms.

Square mirrors are one of the common shapes of mirrors, with stylish and simple lines and sharp corners, suitable for bathrooms and bedrooms.

Oval mirrors are very flexible, and you can place them anywhere: in rooms, corridors, and offices.

Other irregularly shaped mirrors are more expensive to make, making them more challenging for manufacturers.

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5. Thickness affects the price of LED mirrors

Generally, a LED mirror is often ¼, ⅛, and 3/16 thick. However, the most suitable mirror thickness is ¼. 

3mm 4mm 5mm thick mirror suitable for home and hotel.

6mm thick mirrors are more suitable for construction sites and hotels.

6. LED design affects the price of LED mirrors

Innovative and intricate designs can set LED mirrors apart in terms of style.

Frameless LED mirrors are cheaper and suitable for bathrooms and bedrooms.

Acrylic frames LED mirrors cannot be hung vertically or horizontally, making them safer than frameless mirrors because they adhere firmly to the wall, are more waterproof, and therefore more expensive.

Metal-framed LED mirrors are the most common, easy to install, suitable for any mirror shape, and inexpensive.

Belts hanging LED mirrors are usually of various shapes, mostly round and oval, and can be hung in the bathroom or office at a moderate price.

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7. Functions affect the price of LED mirrors

The functionalities integrated into the LED mirror, such as smart features, adjustable lighting, anti-fog capabilities, or Bluetooth connectivity, can significantly influence the price. Advanced functions that enhance user experience often contribute to a higher cost.

Touch switch: used to control the lighting of the mirror, tap to turn on and off the light.

CCT adjusting: 300K – 6000k is the range of CCT. Lights that have longer ranges are more expensive than those without.

Anti-fog function: The size of the anti-fog film is related to the size of the mirror, the larger the mirror, the larger the anti-fog film required, and the price will be more expensive.

Digital clock: displays time and temperature, mirrors with digital clocks are more expensive.

Magnifying: used to wear contact lenses, shave, and paint more delicate makeup.

Bluetooth function: we can play music and answer phone calls. Mirrors with Bluetooth are more expensive.

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8. LED strip affects the price of LED mirrors

The quality and specifications of the LED strip used for illumination are crucial factors. Higher-grade LED strips, offering better brightness control or color options, may contribute to an increase in the overall cost.

A 2835 LED strip has a smaller dimension as compared to an LED strip 5050: 28mm x 35mm. They produce 350 to 720 lumen of light per meter of its strip.

A 5050 led strip on the other hand has a 50mm x 5050mm dimension and it can produce up to 1000 lumen of light. As you’ll expect, getting an LED mirror with a 5050 LED strip, you’ll be spending an extra box.

Divided into single color, double color and tricolor. Single-color LED strips are the most common type in LED mirrors, the common model is: 2700K, 3000K, 4000K, 5000K, and 6000K. The double-color and tricolor LED lights emit a variety of colors, so the price is higher.

UL, ETL, and CE are the most common certifications for LED strips. For sure, UL and ETL are better than CE.

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9. Regarding Driver + Power Supply

Certification of drivers. Of course, good certification will higher cost.

The common certifications for drivers are:

UL: UL is a global safety certification organization that runs safety tests on electrical appliances and equipment safety requirements.

ETL: ETL is the standard testing for appliances in North America and Canada. the certification comes from Intertek’s Electrical Testing Labs, and it is a certification for devices that have set safety standards.

CE: CE certification is a European Certification body that tests equipment in Europe and certifies them for safety use.

Power of driver. The higher-power driver will be more expensive. The power of the driver depends on the power of the LED strip.

10. Certification affects the price of LED mirrors

Compliance with industry standards and certifications, such as CE or UL, is a hallmark of quality.

The North American area (the USA and Canada) needs UL/ETL certification for LED mirror products. Commercial projects such as hotels, hospitals, apartments, etc. must request UL/ETL for the whole mirror. Residential needs do not request UL/ETL for the whole mirror, but certification for electronic parts is still necessary.

For another country, please according to the local certification requirements, general CE certification is ok if no special requirements.

UL: UL is a global safety certification organization that runs safety tests on electrical appliances and equipment safety requirements.

ETL: ETL is the standard testing for appliances in North America and Canada. It is a certification for devices that have set safety standards.

CE: CE certification is a European Certification body that tests equipment in Europe and certifies them for safety use.

11. Packing affects the price of LED mirrors

In-store packing is suitable for in-store selling, or construction/hotel/housing projects.

Mail packing is suitable for online sellers, such as Amazon sellers, who need stronger packing as they need to mail the mirrors to their customers.

12. Order Quantity

The volume of the order plays a significant role in pricing negotiations. Bulk orders often benefit from economies of scale, potentially leading to more favorable unit prices.

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Conclusion

Understanding the intricate interplay of these factors empowers businesses to make informed decisions when navigating the dynamic market of LED mirrors in China. By considering the material, dimension, surface treatment, shape, design, functions, LED stripand order quantity, you can choose your favorite mirror.

If you are looking for a reliable supplier, why not choose HIXEN? We are a factory specializing in the production of LED mirrors with more than 10 + years of experience. We have a wide variety of LED mirrors on our website. If you are interested, please feel free to contact us.

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