It’s no secret that I’m a die-hard fan of Mi devices and gadgets. As an authentic die-hard Mi Fan, I will test and review any Mi Ecosystem heading my way. So stay tuned to your friendly neighborhood Leading Reviewer for more goodies and heads-up. Today I am gonna review the Mijia Smart Door Lock, complete with fingerprint, NumPad, Bluetooth and the traditional key solution. Let’s take a quick look at the features of the Mijia Smart Door Lock.
Mijia Smart Door Lock uses a C-class lock cylinder which is the highest grade for lock which thieves will shy off. Like the previous model, this lock can be opened in the same five ways, fingerprint, digital password, temporary digital password, Bluetooth, emergency mechanical key with the exception of NFC.
The fingerprint sensor in this lock is also located in the handle, but the handle has 2 degrees of freedom, it can deviate from its axis 15 degrees forward and backward, thereby opening or closing the door using Push-Pull technology. It features the live 3D identification technology, which allows you to put your finger at any angle to the sensor.
The lock memory can store up to 50 different fingerprints, 50 passwords and if the battery or should all fail you can use the emergency mechanical key. If the keyhole is inserted many times and the lock is not unlocked for a long time, the door lock will give an alarm.
At the same time, Xiaomi Mijia smart door lock also comes with a mechanical safety bolt for anti-locking.
The smart door lock panel can check for abnormal pressing, and the smart door lock will give an alarm. In addition to the alarm on the lock panel, when the lock is closed, the lock tongue inside the lock also has sensors, and abnormal opening of the door can trigger the alarm. Compared with ordinary anti-theft doors, this kind of sensor mounting scheme from inside to outside can be said to be very safe.
The Mijia Smart Door Lock is powered by 4 AA batteries (6V) and Micro-USB for emergency power supply (5V).
Mijia Smart Door Lock supports the Mi Home app. You only need to log in to the Xiaomi account, then follow the prompts to click ‘Add Device’, click on the “Mi Smart Door Lock Essential” icon. Under the battery cover, press the ‘Pair’ button as shown in the figure to complete the pairing. It is necessary to note that Bluetooth should be turned on all the way. The application screen displays a confirmation code (pair code), please enter the sequence number to complete the pairing.
Stay tuned for the upcoming guide: Installation And Setting Up Mi Smart Door Lock Essential.
Mi Smart Door Lock has many features and most importantly, it comes with a true ferrule C-class smart lock cylinder which provides the highest security and even if the front panel is destroyed the mechanical lock structure will be intact only to allow a key to unlock the door. Of course, the five methods to open the door, that is fingerprint, digital password, temporary digital password, Bluetooth, emergency mechanical key with the exception of NFC. Furthermore it has complete integration with the Mi Home app to harmonize with the ecosystem of your home settings. When there are visitors at home, it can generate a temporary password, and can customize the valid date and valid period through the Mi Home App.
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