Samsung’s Galaxy SmartTag 2 design revealed by FCC—it’s very massive

The regional headquarters of Samsung in Mountain View, California.

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Samsung’s Galaxy SmartTag 2 was a no-show at Galaxy Fold 5 launch, however contemplating it was simply noticed on the Federal Communications Fee by 9to5Google, it ought to be out on retailer cabinets ultimately. A Galaxy SmartTag, if you have not heard, is a Bluetooth tracker, similar to a Tile or AirTag, however from Samsung. Earlier variations have solely labored with Samsung telephones.

The FCC itemizing incorporates a image of this factor, and in contrast to the sq., Tile-clone design of the unique Galaxy SmartTag, that is positively distinctive. It is a flat, pill-shaped gadget with an enormous key ring gap on the high. It type of seems like a cigar cutter. If that is really a traditional key ring-sized gap, that is about twice the dimensions of an AirTag.

Identical to the Galaxy SmartTag+, this gadget will include UWB (ultra-wideband) monitoring, which can assist find the gadget when it is close by. When it’s miles away, you’ll depend on the gadget’s smartphone community. Beforehand this gadget popped up within the Bluetooth SIG database, the place it was listed with Bluetooth 5.3, which ought to make it extra battery environment friendly than the previous Bluetooth 5.1 tag.

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