Find the Version of Your SmartThings Hub
Not quite sure which version of SmartThings hub you own? Well, we came out with 2 versions, Hub v1 first, and then the newest version, Hub v2. Let's find out what version you have, and all the great and smart features it can offer to your home.
SmartThings Hub versions
SmartThings Hub (Hub v1)
The SmartThings Hub (Hub v1) is the first-generation Hub. This Hub is no longer manufactured or sold in the official SmartThings Shop, but it may still be found through other vendors.
Samsung SmartThings Hub (Hub v2)
The Samsung SmartThings Hub (Hub v2) is the newest version of SmartThings' core hardware, released September, 2015. The Samsung SmartThings Home Monitoring Kit also includes Hub v2.
- Local processing capabilities
Some functionalities can now run locally with Hub v2. Certain automations driven by ZigBee or Z-Wave devices will no longer have to make a round trip from the device, to the Hub, up to the cloud, and back.
- Battery back up
Hub v2 comes with 4 AA batteries. This battery backup allows certain automations to continue, even without power, for up to 10 hours.
- Video capabilities
With Hub v2, you can view live video feeds, monitor your home, and automate video clip recording. Clips are processed through the Hub and stored in the cloud.
- USB ports
To set the groundwork for future expansion, Hub v2 includes two USB ports.
Hub v2 is Bluetooth ready.
Hub v2 features additional capabilities not present in Hub v1, including:
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