This Thursday (29), Samsung announced the latest launch of its Family Hub line. Called Family Hub Plus, the device is a smart refrigerator that has a vertical touch screen and a much larger interface than its previous version, in addition to integration with smart home, entertainment and communication features.
Officially launched only on January 5th, during CES 2023, one of the largest technology fairs in the world, Family Hub Plus has already had some of its features revealed by the South Korean brand.
One of the highlights is the free integration with the Samsung TV Plusthe company’s IPTV platform that arrived in Brazil at the end of 2020. Until then only available on the brand’s 4K TVs, the platform has more than 90 linear channels, now possible to be viewed directly on your refrigerator.
Another point that draws attention is the Samsung SmartThings hub, Samsung’s smart home application, which is built into the refrigerator. Through it, the customer can control other SmartThings devices that he has, monitoring various aspects of the home, such as, for example, controlling lights and door opening sensors.
In addition, the refrigerator also supports six SmartThings Home Life services, allowing the user to monitor home energy usethe air quality of the place and even the ideal environment (when the guardian is away) for your pet.
Screen optimization designed for vertical videos
According to Samsung, the Family Hub Plus screen has been optimized for videos in vertical format, so present in social networks at the moment. This means that the user experience watching YouTube shorts and TikTok content has everything to be very immersive.
In addition, the refrigerator can also be linked to the Google Photos or OneDrive cloud, so you can review or show your last trip photos to family and friends directly from the refrigerator’s screen.
It is worth remembering that, although the functions are some of the highlights of the device, specific information about the screen resolution has not yet been disclosed by the brand, which should bring these specifications only at the Las Vegas fair.