SmartThings new Smart Home Hub is the company’s first offering since it joined Samsung. The device allows users to monitor various aspects of their homes and get updates via mobile devices. It’s part of the company’s “Internet of Things” effort, reports PC Magazine.
Here are a few things to know about the new SmartThings Smart Home Hub from Samsung, as collected from PC Magazine.
- The Smart Home Hub costs $99.
- Sensors for the Hub cost between $30 and $55.
- It will be released in the U.K. next week.
- The Hub has a battery that can last for 10 hours.
- It’s compatible with roughly 200 devices.
- The new Hub is sporting a more powerful processor than previous versions.
- There are sensors for the device to detect water leaks, motion near the home and more.
- The app allows owners to organize the different actions of the Hub by rooms.