Samsung announces SmartThings Wifi with Plume mesh technology and built-in SmartThings hub

Samsung announces SmartThings Wifi with Plume mesh technology and built-in SmartThings hub


You probably have a Wi-Fi router, and you might have a smart home hub of some sort as well. Why not make those devices the same thing? That's Samsung's latest router, which it calls the SmartThings Wifi. This replaces Samsung's old Home Connect router with SmartThings integration. This time, Samsung's system has Mesh networking thanks to a partnership with Plume.



The old Home Connect could work in a mesh if you bought multiple units, but the system wasn't really designed with that in mind. SmartThings Wifi comes in single and three-packs ($120 and $280, respectively).

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