Necessarily, Connect Home will be offering you a similar mesh WiFi functions as different choices available on the market, however with the addition of a SmartThings Hub additionally constructed in, it turns into a controller for your whole house’s supported sensible merchandise.
For specifications, the Connect Home, to be had as a unmarried or 3-pack., options a 2×2 MU-MIMO antenna, 710MHz quad-core processor, 512MB RAM, 4GB flash garage, Zigbee, Z-Wave, Bluetooth 4.1, 4x WiFi (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz), 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac wave 2, and speeds of as much as 866Mbps at 5GHz. Apparently, Samsung additionally has a “Professional” type to be had, priced a little upper, however with 4×4 MU-MIMO, 1.7GHz dual-core processor, 8x WiFi connectivity, and AC2600 speeds (1733Mbps at 5GHz).
So, whilst the mesh WiFi stuff is candy, everyone knows there are already a ton of choices in the market. This is the place the SmartThings integration will come in to hand. As an alternative of getting more than one units, one for WiFi and any other to regulate your sensible stuff, Connect Home will do all of it from a unmarried app. With SmartThings, customers have enhance for hooked up merchandise from Ring, Schlage, Yale, Philips, and the record is going on. It’s somewhat an intriguing proposition, as long as you haven’t already invested in anything.
Connect Home might be up for pre-order solely thru Easiest Purchase beginning June 4, priced at $169.99 for a unmarried same old Home or a 3-pack for $379.99. If you wish to have the Professional unit, it’s priced at $249.99 for a unmarried unit.