Galaxy smartphones with UWB can be used as digital car keys for Genesis GV60


Last updated: September 30th, 2021 at 06:07 UTC+01:00

Samsung had revealed earlier this year that it is working with automobile brands to allow consumers to unlock their cars using UWB-equipped Galaxy smartphones. It looks like the first integration of the Digital Car Key feature is going live with the Genesis GV60 electric car that was released this week.

The South Korean firm has announced that Galaxy smartphones equipped with both NFC and UWB can be used as digital car keys for the recently unveiled Genesis GV60. The feature will be available on the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, Galaxy S21+, Galaxy S21 Ultra, Galaxy Z Fold 2, and the Galaxy Z Fold 3. With the Samsung Digital Key feature, users can lock and unlock their cars. They can also share their digital keys with their friends and family, and even set a time limit on how long the digital car key will be available to them.

Samsung said that users can also start the engine, open the trunk, and activate personalized settings like adjusting seats and mirror positions before getting in their Genesis GV60. These features will debut in South Korea and users would need to use the Samsung Pass app.

TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics, said, “We are proud to partner with Genesis as part of our mission to create exciting new mobile experiences that can make people’s everyday lives easier. As we continue to drive advancements in mobile technology like UWB, our priority is now to bring these new experiences to as many people as possible, in collaboration with our trusted ecosystem partners.

Samsung Digital Car Key Genesis GV60

Join SamMobile’s Telegram group and subscribe to our YouTube channel to get instant news updates and in-depth reviews of Samsung devices. You can also subscribe to get updates from us on Google News.

Image of Galaxy Z Fold 2

SamsungGalaxy Z Fold 2

Phone Galaxy Note 20 UltraGalaxy S21 PlusGalaxy S21 UltraGalaxy Z Fold 2Galaxy Z Fold 3GenesisSamsung Digital KeyUWB
Load comments

Related News

Samsung shames Chinese smartphone makers with Android 12 rollout

  • By Danny D.
  • 3 hours ago

Galaxy Z Fold 3’s public Android 12 One UI 4.0 update is out now …

  • By Abhijeet M.
  • 5 hours ago

Galaxy S21 Android 12 and One UI 4.0 update now live in Canada

  • By Abhijeet M.
  • 7 hours ago

Third One UI 4.0 beta update for the Galaxy Z Fold 2 is rolling out no …

  • By Mihai M.
  • 3 days ago

Galaxy Note 20 gets third One UI 4.0 beta update in the US, South Kore …

  • By Asif S.
  • 3 days ago

Best Samsung Phones in December 2021 – Picked by experts

  • By Adnan F.
  • 5 days ago

Google turns the Galaxy S21 series into BMW digital car keys

  • By Mihai M.
  • 5 days ago

What is the newest Samsung phone? – December 2021

  • By Adnan F.
  • 5 days ago