Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy SmartTag 2, successor to its popular item tracker. This latest iteration brings a slew of enhancements, making it even more efficient and user-friendly for those looking to keep tabs on their valuables.
- Launching globally on October 11, 2023.
- Enhanced design and usability for diverse use cases.
- New “Lost Mode” for easier retrieval of lost items.
- Improved compass view feature for direction and distance indication.
- Extended battery life with two modes: power saving and normal.
- Sleek, compact, and ringshaped design with IP67 rating for water and dust resistance.
- Integration with SmartThings Find app for a seamless tracking experience.
Introducing the Galaxy SmartTag 2:
Samsung Electronics announced the Galaxy SmartTag2, set to launch globally on October 11. This new addition to the Galaxy SmartTag line boasts improvements that offer innovative ways to track valuables. With a focus on enhanced design and usability, the Galaxy SmartTag2 promises more diverse applications than its predecessor.
Jaeyeon Jung, Executive Vice President and Head of SmartThings Device Platform Center at Samsung Electronics, emphasized the company’s commitment to convenience. The Galaxy SmartTag2 aims to provide Samsung Galaxy users with an intuitive way to locate their belongings, boasting an extended battery life and an enriched finding experience.
Innovative Features for Efficient Tracking:
One of the standout features of the Galaxy SmartTag2 is its brand-new “Lost Mode.” This allows users to input their contact details, ensuring that anyone who finds an item with the SmartTag2 can easily reach out to the owner. This feature is especially handy for items like pet collars, ensuring that lost pets can be returned to their owners swiftly.
The device also introduces an improved compass view feature, which provides arrows indicating the direction and distance of the SmartTag2 from the user. This is especially useful for UWB-supported Galaxy smartphones, such as the Galaxy S23 Ultra.
Extended Battery Life and Design Enhancements:
Battery longevity is a significant highlight of the Galaxy SmartTag2. With its new power-saving mode, the device’s battery can last up to 700 days, more than double the lifespan of previous models. Even in its normal mode, the battery life extends to 500 days, marking a 50% increase from earlier versions.
In terms of design, the Galaxy SmartTag2 boasts a compact, ringshaped structure, designed for easy use. Its large metal loop ensures durability, making it suitable for various accessories like clips and keyrings. Furthermore, its IP67 rating guarantees resistance against water and dust, making it ideal for outdoor use and ensuring it withstands everyday wear and tear.
Integration with SmartThings Find App:
The Galaxy SmartTag2 seamlessly integrates with the SmartThings Find app. This app has been upgraded to offer a more intuitive user experience, complete with a full-screen map view. When users switch Galaxy smartphones, the SmartTag2 automatically syncs with the new device using the Samsung account.
The Galaxy SmartTag2 is Samsung’s latest endeavor to enhance the tracking experience for its users. With its innovative features, extended battery life, and improved design, it promises to be an invaluable tool for those looking to keep track of their belongings. Whether it’s locating lost items or ensuring the safety of pets, the Galaxy SmartTag2 is set to revolutionize the world of item tracking.