Samsung adds new camera, smart plug and light bulb to SmartThings lineup

CNET | 6/24/2019 | Molly Price
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Samsung has three new smart home products on offer.

Samsung's SmartThings line of devices is expanding, the company announced in a press release Monday. In addition to a SmartThings app redesign that launched with the S10 line of mobile phones, SmartThings is adding three new smart home products. Here's what we know.

Samsung - Foray - Home - Camera - Stats

This is Samsung's first foray into making a smart home camera, and it has competitive stats. The camera is full HD 1080p, and comes with HDR and a 145-degree wide-angle lens.

The SmartThings Cam costs $90 and doesn't need a SmartThings Hub.

Anyone - Side - Camera - Audio - Wi-Fi

You can speak to anyone on the other side of the camera with two-way audio and it runs on Wi-Fi, so you won't need the SmartThings hub to connect this camera to your smart home.

It costs $90 and works with Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and of course, Bixby. You can connect up to four SmartThings Cams for free, bringing 24-hour rolling cloud video storage. Additional storage is available for $7.99 per month or $80 per year and supports up to eight cameras with 30 days of rolling storage, clip archiving and people detection.

SmartThings - Cam - SmartThings - Wifi - Smart

Like the SmartThings Cam, the SmartThings Wifi Smart Plug is Wi-Fi enabled so there is no SmartThings hub required. It costs $18 and works with Bixby, Google Assistant and Alexa. There's no USB port on the side like we've seen in other smart plug models from PureGear and ConnectSense, but there is a manual...
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