Find the version of your SmartThings Hub

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The SmartThings Hub connects to all your smart devices, the SmartThings cloud, and the SmartThings app. But what if you're not quite sure which version of the SmartThings Hub you own? Let's find out which one you have, and all the great features it can offer your home.

SmartThings Wifi

SmartThings Wifi is a mesh Wi-Fi router with SmartThings and Plume built in. SmartThings will replace your current Wi-Fi router and allow you to increase the strength of your home network by using additional Wi-Fi sub hubs.

The SmartThings Wifi Hub next to a potted plant

SmartThings Hub (2018)

The SmartThings Hub (2018) is the newest version of SmartThings’ core hardware, released August, 2018.

Some key features include:

  • Wi-Fi connection: Connect to SmartThings cloud using either Wi-Fi or hard-wired Ethernet.

  • Local processing capabilities: Some functionalities can run locally with the Hub. Some automations powered by Zigbee or Z-Wave devices will not have to make a round trip from the device, to the Hub, up to the Cloud, and back.

  • Range: 50-130 feet, depending on your home's construction.

The SmartThings Hub 2018 on a glass shelf

SmartThings Hub v2 (2015)

The SmartThings Hub v2 (2015) is the second generation of the SmartThings' core hardware, released in September 2015.

Some key features include:

  • Local processing capabilities: Some functions can run locally with Hub v2. Some automations powered by Zigbee or Z-Wave devices will not have to make a round trip from the device, to the Hub, up to the Cloud, and back.

  • Battery backup: Hub v2 comes with 4 AA batteries. This battery backup allows certain automations to continue, even without power, for up to 10 hours.

  • USB: To set the groundwork for future expansion, Hub v2 includes two USB ports.

The SmartThings hub v2 sitting on a table

SmartThings Hub v1 (2013)

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.

The SmartThings hub v1 sitting on a table

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