Again in February, Samsung announced its Galaxy SmartTag trackers alongside the Galaxy S21 lineup. We’ve already reviewed the extra inexpensive Bluetooth-only Galaxy SmartTag and now Samsung is lastly launching the GalaxyTag+ which brings Ultrawide Band (UWB) assist to the combo.
The SmartTag+ options the identical primary design because the common Galaxy Tag however is available in solely two colour choices – black and gray. The added UWB chip permits customers to trace their belongings with better accuracy in comparison with Bluetooth. SmartTag+ may also leverage each UWB and Bluetooth for AR monitoring which guides you to its location in real-time. Vary remains to be rated at 120 meters and you continue to get IP53 water and dirt resistance.
There are some limitations although as you’ll want a Samsung Galaxy cellphone with UWB expertise which in the meanwhile leaves you with 4 choices – the Galaxy Note20 Ultra, Galaxy Z Fold2, Galaxy S21+, Galaxy S21 Ultra.
You even have to make use of Samsung’s SmartThings app to pair and management the tracker. Because of the extra power-consuming UWB tech, the GalaxyTag+ boasts a shorter battery life, rated at 5 months in comparison with 300 days on the usual GalaxyTag. Fortunately the Tag+ makes use of a regular CR2032 battery for simple replacements.
The Samsung GalaxyTag+ will retail for $40 and shall be out there in packs with decrease pricing. It will likely be out there from April 16 onwards.