Does a smart refrigerator need Wi-Fi?

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Does a smart refrigerator need Wi-Fi?

As the idea of smart home becomes common, all our trust home appliances too are getting smarter. With a new AI-powered brain they can do way more than just their basic functions. One such appliance is the refrigerator. A smart refrigerator these days will connect to the internet, let you control it via your smartphone or you voice, and much more. This begs the question, does a smart refrigerator always have to be connected to Wi-Fi? Read on to find out.

Does a smart refrigerator always need Wi-Fi?

The features that a smart refrigerator apart from a standard variant needs internet connectivity to work. Once connected, you can use the display on the fridge as a tablet, and get valuable information about the food stored inside on your smartphone.
Having said that, a smart refrigerator doesn’t need Wi-Fi to perform its basic tasks. You can still use it as a standard (though very expensive) refrigerator without needing internet connectivity.

If you’re in the market for smart refrigerators, you can choose from wide range that are available on or at your nearest Croma stores. These include the LG side-by-side door Wi-Fi-enabled refrigerator , Samsung French-Door Wi-Fi-enabled refrigerator, and the Panasonic smart refrigerator to name a few.

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