Samsung has launched its new line of Smart things devices in the US. The newly launched products include SmartThings Cam, SmartThings WIFI Smart Plug and SmartThings Smart Bulb. All of these are available on Samsung.com and select retailers in the country, including Best Buy. Last year, Samsung announced SmartThings Hub and Sensors and this year, the company has unveiled its new range of Smart home devices. Here’s a look at the key details about them:
Although many indoor cameras are restricted to a 130-degree view, the SmartThings Cam lets you monitor your home with a 145-degree view with a wide-angle camera. The device has a full HD camera and it also comes with a feature of night vision.
The SmartThings Cam lets you monitor your family and home sitting from anywhere by using SmartThings app. The device automatically sends you a notification if it finds something suspicious. It has the ability to distinguish between people, pets and cars. The two-way audio built-in feature also allows you to communicate easily by using your smartphone with the device.
The device is equipped with 24 hours of cloud storage at no additional cost. But to get this, you need to connect up to four SmartThings Cams. If you are willing to connect up to 8 SmartThings cams then apart from the additional storage, the device will offer you 30 days of premium Cloud Storage that will cost you $7.99 per month or $80 per year. The device can connect with Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and, Bixby. Right now, the device has been launched in the US only and it holds a price tag of $90.
SmartThings Wi-Fi Smart Plug
In its new line of devices, Samsung has also introduced SmartThings Wi-Fi Smart Plug. Using the Smart Plug, you can connect every single lamp, small appliance or electronic device by voice control support. The device is compact and it does not have any USB port on the side. It can be manually switched on/off when the internet or power goes out.
The device comes with support for Bixby, Google Assistant, and Alexa, and it can be purchased at a price tag of $18
SmartThings Smart Bulb
The Smart Bulb by Samsung is touted to be cost efficient as well as energy efficient. The Bulb can emit a warm white light that can be dimmed and controlled with the help of voice assistance according to your requirements. The Smart Bulb can be controlled via voice using Bixby, Google Assistant or Alexa. SmartThings Hub and the SmartThings App can also be used to control the device.
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