Samsung’s revamped SmartThings app could make it a better smart home option


However, will that be enough to make you switch?

tl; Dr
  • Samsung has introduced a redesigned SmartThings interface.
  • It’s meant to be easy, simple and fast.
  • The updated app is now available for Android and iOS soon.

SmartThings often falls short when compared to rival smart home platforms like Apple and Google, but Samsung thinks it might change your view. as android central Note, the company has introduced A new SmartThings interface on android (iOS Coming soon) which might give you a reason to choose technique over rival heavyweights.

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Samsung makes the new SmartThings UI fast and simple, with everything divided into five sections: Favorites, Devices, Life (for discovering services), Automation, and a catch-all menu. If you always turn on the living room light and TV when you get home, you’ll theoretically have an easier time activating them.

It’s been reworked after Samsung introduced a similar experience for Galaxy Books and other PCs through the recently launched SmartThings Windows app.

If you are used to the earlier SmartThings interface then this might bother you. However, it also seems quite easy to understand at first. This could make it a viable option if you’re either disappointed with the competition or want to try out a platform built with your Galaxy phone in mind.

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