Bluetooth Beacon Range

The range of Bluetooth Beacons is very dependent upon the technology used and the power source. The range of Beacons is categorized as follows:-

  • Immediate: device is within centimeters from Beacon
  • Near: device is within a few meters from the Beacon
  • Far: device is greater than 10 meters away from the Beacon

The maximum range of  a Beacon transmission depends upon the specific location the Beacon is installed. Obstructions in the area such as walls and the environment where the device is being used. Basic beacons normally have an approximate range of 70 meters however long range beacons are available that can reach up to 400 meters.