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Teardown: Samsung SmartThings Hub

19 July 2017
The following is an overview of a teardown analysis conducted by IHS Benchmarking.

Samsung's SmartThings Hub wirelessly connects hundreds of compatible smart devices including lights, speakers, locks, thermostats, sensors, and more, allowing them all to work together.

Summary Points:

  • Samsung Smart Home Hub
  • Z-Wave, Zig-Bee & Bluetooth LE

Target market: Consumer

Released: September 2015

Pricing: $99.99 USD

Availability: Global

Total cost (direct materials and manufacturing):$30.78

Samsung SmartThings Hub, Main PCB Top. (Image Credit: IHS)Samsung SmartThings Hub, Main PCB Top. (Image Credit: IHS)

Major Components:

  • Applications Processor, i.MX 6SoloLite, 32-Bit ARM Cortex-A9 core, 1GHz, 128KB RAM + 256KB L2 Cache, 96KB ROM + 32KB Cache, 40nm - MFR: NXP SEMICONDUCTORS - MPN:MCIMX6L2DVN10AB -
  • Z-Wave Module, Contains SIGMA DESIGNS INC SD3503A-CNE3 Z-Wave SoC - MFR: SIGMA DESIGNS INC - MPN: ZM5304-U
  • 6-Layer, FR4, Lead-Free - MFR: SHINSEONG SG CO LTD
  • Flash, eMMC NAND, 4GB, 10nm - MFR: SAMSUNG SEMICONDUCTOR INC - MPN: KLM4G1FEPD-B0310 - (Qty: 1)
  • AC Adapter, 5V, 2A, w/ 5.91ft Cord, Power Plug & Cable Tie - MFR: CUI INC - MPN: SWI10-5-N-P5-C4 - (Qty: 1)
  • ZigBee, SoC, 32-Bit ARM Cortex-M3 Core, 512KB Flash + 64KB RAM, 2.4GHz IEEE802.15.4-2003 Transceiver & Lower MAC, AES128 Encryption Accelerator, 24 GPIOs - MFR: SILICON LABORATORIES INC - MPN: EM3587-RTR - (Qty: 1)
  • Enclosure, Main, Bottom, Injection Molded Plastic, Painted - (Qty: 1)
  • Bluetooth Low Energy SoC, 2.4GHz - MFR: NORDIC SEMICONDUCTOR ASA - MPN: nRF51822-QFAC - (Qty: 1)
  • Transmit Module, 2.4GHz ZigBee PA, Integrated LNA & Tx/Rx Switch - MFR: SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS INC - MPN: SE2432L-R

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