It was last summer when I related my experience with a connected thermometer that allowed me, and still allows me, to know the degree of temperature and humidity that I have at home and to do so even when I am away from home. That is something possible since I use a Hub of the brand to connect to the Wi-Fi, something that will not be necessary with the SwitchBot Hub 2.
And it is that as its own name indicates, in the SwitchBot Hub 2, the The brand’s thermo-hygrometer combination is now enhanced in the with the inclusion of the hub in the same device, so we don’t need any separate accessory. In addition, the new device comes offering compatibility with Matter.
Thermohygrometer and hub all in one
And it is that the SwitchBot Hub 2 can now be reserved for purchase. The new connected thermometer of the brand that also integrates a hub and that it is compatible with HomeKit and Matter.
A device offers you an aesthetic very similar to that of the SwitchBot that we already know, although at this point the LCD screen has been replaced by a screen with luminous LEDs in white color that facilitates vision when there is little light.
Regarding the functions, there are no changes with this SwitchBot Hub 2. And it is that we are facing a thermohygrometer that Allows you to measure temperature and humidity. We can see the values on the device screen, but also from the mobile application, both in SwitchBot and in the Home app on Apple devices.
The SwitchBot Hub 2 has also seen an improved infrared sensor, which now has a greater range. In addition and to improve vision, it integrates a light sensor built-in that, similar to what the Echo Dot with clock do, automatically adjusts the brightness of the screen to the ambient light.
Besides, the screen has two touch buttons that can be programmed from the same application to carry out different actions as scenes.
Finally, the SwitchBot Hub 2 is compatible with HomeKit and matter. The brand ensures that It will be compatible with the rest of the devices that they have in the catalog thanks to corresponding firmware updates. The first of them to be supported will be the SwitchBot curtain motor through an update that will be released at the end of February 2023 to later reach more products.
Price and availability
The SwitchBot Hub 2 can now be reserved on the SwitchBot website at a price of 79.99 euros and shipments will begin to reach users on April 1.
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