The Akaso smart lock is a solid tool for homes and even multiple occupancy buildings. The Bluetooth enabled lock is assigned to one master account and smartphone, which can then control access pins and times for other users that are within Bluetooth range.
DOOR COMPATIBILITYWhat type of door lock mechanisms does the AKASO Smart Lock support?
Features & Specs
Model Number SW805
- The auto lock feature automatically locks the door after 30 seconds whenever someone enters or leaves the building.
- The deadbolt feature prevents access from outside until it is securely released from the inside – a valuable security perk.
- “Low battery” alerts so you never run out of charge (if you do a backup 9v recharge system allows you to get in).
- Can use physical key or codes to get in
- Built-in intrusion alarm will sound during any lock tampering.
- The locking mechanism can be buggy and inconsistent, meaning the door sometimes remains unlocked.
- Access codes do not always work properly.
- Poor customer service means that problems can take a long time to resolve.
- Users must be within Bluetooth range of the lock to adjust any settings.
- No Wifi Access for remote locking from a distance.
- Lack of integrations with smart home ecosystems
- Uses 3rd part app
Exterior Door View
This AKASO model comes with all the standard smart lock features, including a 9V backup battery and smart key support. Mechanically the lock is strong and robust, and it’s very pleasing on the eye with its sleek black touchscreen surface.
Unfortunately, app integration is poor and secure codes sent to users don’t always work, and you can only change codes when you are within Bluetooth range making it unreliable for remote use.
Despite its mid-range price point, the lock suffers too many bugs to be a favorite over its similarly-priced rivals. If AKASO focuses on app integration and access code improvements, we could see a very polished product for their next release.
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