Samsung has introduced its second tracking device (the first). came in 2021), the Galaxy SmartTag 2 in India. This comes a few weeks after it was announced in global markets. The device falls under Rs 3,000 and comes with Bluetooth 5.3, UWB and more. See price, features and more.
Samsung SmartTag 2: specifications and features
The Galaxy SmartTag 2 has an oval-shaped design and is compact in nature. It can be attached to keys, luggage and more to track them when they are lost or misplaced. The highlight of the device is support for a ultra-wideband chip (its predecessor did not have this option) for better range and accurate tracking. There is also support for Bluetooth 5.3.
There is support for the Lost mode, which uses NFC to provide information about the user of the SmartTag on the finder’s device, whether it is an iOS or Android device. This can easily help people find their missing products. The device supports Compass View and Nearby Search functions to easily locate lost objects. There’s also the Ring Your Tag option that allows the SmartTag to make a sound if it becomes difficult to locate it.
The Galaxy SmartTag 2 lasts a long time up to 500 days and save up to 40% battery life with power saving mode. Any new Galaxy SmartTag 2 can be registered in the Galaxy SmartThings Find app. It comes with an IP67 rating for water and dust resistance.
Price and availability
The Samsung Galaxy SmartTag 2 is priced at Rs 2,799 (which is less expensive than the Apple AirTag) and can be purchased via Amazon, the company’s website and Samsung Exclusive Stores. It comes in white and black. There is an option to use a silicone case (in lavender, white, black, green and blue) or a rugged case (in green, white and black).