Some companies are good and expert in hardware. Those are the companies who always gain user trust. Even if you provide better software solutions, People always rely on the device’s durability in the long term. Samsung is one of those companies. Compare with other companies, Samsung products are always last longer. That’s why people buy Samsung products with trust. Now Samsung entered in accessory products like tracker devices. Soon Samsung will release Galaxy SmartTag, a Tile like Tracking device. You can use the device the same as a Tile. You can put it with your key chain or other frequent missing things.
January 2021 is going to be a special month for Samsung. Samsung is going to release its Galaxy series mobile phones Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra. Along with the Galaxy series, Samsung is also rolling out Galaxy Buds Pro, a pair of truly Wireless Earbuds. There are leaked reports that alongside the Galaxy series, Samsung will also launch its Tile like Smart Tracking device called Galaxy SmartTag. Samsung is going to focus more on SmartThings in 2021.
What is Samsung Galaxy SmartTag?
According to live images surfaced on the web from last month, SmartTag is a Bluetooth tracking device just like the Tile Tracker. The 91mobiles revealed the SmartTag images and leaked the SmartTag certification from Taiwan’s regulatory authority NCC. According to NCC certification, the device name is Samsung SmartTag, and it resembles mostly with Tile tracker device.
The SmartTag will help you to keep track of your personal things like wallets, keys, remote controllers, earbuds, and many more. And you can easily find your lost items that you have attached with this tracker.
How Will SmartTag Work?
The SmartTag will be a tracking device, and it will use Bluetooth to connect with nearby devices and broadcast its location. So, you can find the device with the help of the tracking community if you lost your attached device. It will use the Samsung tracking app SmartThings Find to locate your lost devices. Since Samsung begin to use Google Assistant, They will implement the integration during the release.
Specs of SmartTag
Samsung did not disclose any specifications of SmartTag neither revealed from the NCC certifications. But as per earlier leaks and rumors, SmartTag will be equipped with Bluetooth v5.1. The SmartTag will be compatible with the Samsung SmartThings Find app and functions like the Tile tracker.
According to GSM Arena, the SmartTag is equipped with a replaceable 3V standard button cell battery. It means you can replace the battery when it kaput. This feature is similar to the latest Tile tracker devices like Tile Pro and Tile Mate, as early Tile trackers have to be thrown when the battery dies.
The NCC revealed SmartTag in black color, but it is also reported to have oatmeal color. According to NCC pics, SmartTag is in a square, a rounded shape having a hole for a lanyard strap. The Samsung branding is engraved on the back of the device.
No price declaration from Samsung, but leaks suggest that it would be around $18 to capture the market while competing with Tile tracker.
Samsung is launching its Galaxy series mobiles Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra and Galaxy Buds Pro on January 14. The rumors speculate that you will get this excellent SmartTag tracker along with other Samsung products on January 14.
Samsung already adapting new things from user feedback. They begin to use Google Assistant in Galaxy Mobiles instead of Bixby. SmartTag is not Samsung’s first tracking device, as Samsung released the first tracking device back in 2018. That device is connected to the mobile phone network for continuously tracking the phones. Recently, in October 2020, Samsung roll out the SmartThings Find an app to locate your devices using Bluetooth. It seems those were the homework for this coming tracking device. Its Bluetooth connectivity and the replaceable battery will attract the users. If you enjoyed the SmartThings Find the app, you would hopefully find SmartTag more convenient to use. Do tell us your views in the comments when you get SmartTag in your hands.
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