Samsung Electronics today announced Samsung Connect Home will be available for pre-order on BestBuy.com starting June 4. Samsung Connect Home is the first Smart Wi-Fi System to combine fast Wi-Fi coverage for every room in a home with Samsung's smart home platform, Samsung SmartThings.
The Samsung Connect Home Smart Wi-Fi System is available as a three-pack or single. Designed for homes up to 4,500 square feet, the three-pack has an MSRP of $379.99. A single Connect Home is for homes up to 1,500 square feet and has an MSRP of $169.99. For homes with high bandwidth demands for gaming, streaming or home offices, a single Samsung Connect Home Pro is available at an MSRP of $249.99. A consumer can connect up to five Samsung Connect Home devices at once.
Samsung Connect Home is the only whole-home Wi-Fi system that works as a SmartThings Hub, making it compatible with hundreds of Works With SmartThings devices. With no monthly fees or subscriptions, Samsung SmartThings gives you the flexibility to expand your smart home with lights, door locks, cameras, voice assistants, thermostats and more.
Samsung Connect Home is also expandable. Each router has a range of 1,500 square feet, and users can wirelessly connect up to five Samsung Connect Home devices for mesh network coverage of 7,500 square feet.
The system is protected by hardware-based security technologies. Automatic firmware updates provide additional safeguards to keep smart devices secure.
It can be set up with instructions using the Samsung Connect app. The app will guide placement of each Samsung Connect Home device throughout a home for optimal performance. Samsung Connect simplifies smart device management with automatic connectivity, device integration and easy set-up. Using Samsung Connect, users can see and manage connected devices, set parental controls and allow guest access.
Samsung Connect Home will be available for purchase on July 2 at Best Buy stores and BestBuy.com.
|Samsung Connect Home
(Available in Single and 3-Pack)
|Samsung Connect Home Pro|
|Antenna||2x2 MU-MIMO||4x4 MU-MIMO|
|(5GHz: 2EA, 2.4GHz: 2EA, BT: 1EA, ZigBee: 1EA, Z-Wave: 1EA)||(5GHz: 4EA, 2.4GHz: 4EA, BT: 1EA, Z-Wave: 1EA)|
|Processor||710 MHz Quad Core||1.7 GHz Dual Core|
|Memory||512 MB (RAM) + 4 GB (Flash)||512 MB (RAM) + 4 GB (Flash)|
|Connectivity||Zigbee, Z-Wave, Bluetooth 4.1, 4x WiFi (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz)||Zigbee, Z-Wave, Bluetooth 4.1, 8x WiFi (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz)|
|WiFi Standards||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac wave 2||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac wave 2|
|Speed 3||AC1300||AC2600 (1733Mbps @ 5GHz, 800Mbps² @ 2.4GHz)|
|(866Mbps @ 5GHz, 400Mbps @ 2.4GHz)|
|Range 4||Single: up to 1,500 sq ft||up to 1,500 sq ft|
|3-Pack: up to 4,500 sq ft|
|Port||RJ45 x 2, Power x 1||RJ45 x 2, Power x 1|
|Size||120 x 120 x 29.5mm (device) 147.5 x 148 x 78mm (package)||120 x 120 x 29.5mm (device)|
|147.5 x 148 x 78mm (package)|