Many think Xiaomi adds the word “smart” to any gadget and thanks to this marketing gimmick sells millions of units. For concrete cases and products, it could be so. But in fact, Xiaomi makes really smart products. Today, one of such products became available for booking. We’ll introduce its key features and you decide whether it’s a smart product or a marketing gimmick. We are talking about the Xiaomi Smart Door Lock Pro which is originally priced at 1,599 yuan ($244).
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The Xiaomi Smart Door Lock Pro sports a high-definition ultra-wide-angle camera. Due to it, you can always know who’s standing in front of the door. Thus, the smart door lock will also realize the function of a smart doorbell. Plus, there are up to 7 unlocking methods that make this door lock really convenient to use. Moreover, you don’t have to worry about its security as it comes with an in-line C-level lock cylinder.
Well, let’s talk about all of its selling points in detail. As said, the Xiaomi Smart Door Lock Pro is equipped with a 1080P high-definition wide-angle camera, which can view the situation in front of the door in real time after connecting to Wi-Fi. There is a light sensor, which automatically enters night vision mode when the corridor is dark. At the same time, the door lock carries a human body sensor. When it detects that someone has stayed in front of the door for too long, it will turn on the camera to record video and notify you about it on your mobile phone.
What’s more important Xiaomi provides a free 3-day cloud storage service, which does not occupy mobile phone space and does not require a storage card. The videos generated during the period will be uploaded to the cloud space for rolling encrypted storage. However, if you need more storage, there are various options you can take a look at.
It is worth mentioning that the Xiaomi Smart Door Lock Pro can be linked with the Xiaoai touchscreen speaker to turn into a visual dialogue doorbell. When visitors press the doorbell, you can view them through the Xiaomi Xiaoai touch screen speaker. The same can be displayed on the screen of the phone.
The aforementioned 7 unlocking methods include fingerprint recognition, password, cycle/one-time password, Bluetooth, NFC, HomeKit, and the traditional key.
In terms of safety, the lock cylinder of Xiaomi Smart Door Lock Pro runs through the entire lock body. Even if the front panel is damaged, it is still a complete mechanical lock. At the same time, there are 4 built-in lock tongues (oblique tongue, detection tongue, square tongue, and anti-lock tongue). Lastly, the intelligent sensor can accurately detect the lock body status.