How to select the first smart lock in your life?

 

In recent years, smart life has become a heated discussion topic in public. As the first choice for many families to improve their door lock using experience, the smart lock has gradually merged into our life. However, there are assorted smart door lock products in the market. How can we select a safe and reliable smart door lock? Do more functions mean better? Or lower price means better? Or having beautiful appearance means better? Smart door locks, as basic-level home safety equipment, should be put more attention on selecting. Then, the following four principles show you how to select a satisfying smart door lock.


First, focus on its performance

More functions are not always better

Compared with a traditional mechanical lock, a smart lock has various functions as a smart electronic product. Yet, more functions aren’t always better. Take the unlocking method as an example. When we select a smart lock, it is unreasonable to only pursue multiple unlocking methods but ignore its performance. China Consumers Association has warned that the more unlocking methods, the more potential risk it might take.

To judge a smart lock is good or not doesn't lie in the number of functions, but its safety and stability. Thus, we can go to the offline exclusive shop to know the product you like. Then based on your need to select a smart lock with good word-of-mouth and mature technology under a limited budget.

Second, focus on the brand

Choose qualified and regular brands

The smart lock is smart safety equipment with a lower replacement rate. Thus, it is recommended that you pick high-quality brands and check the brands’ qualifications and related information carefully. Besides, to judge a smart lock’s word-of-mouth and quality in accordance with the user experience shared by the customers who have bought.

Meanwhile, buying a smart door lock through formal channels. For online purchasing, it is advisable to choose the brand’s official flagship store or officially authorized shops. While for offline purchasing, it is allowable to select the brand’s exclusive shop or officially authorized dealer agents in-home appliance malls, etc.


Third, focus on the price

Penny wise, pound foolish

There are many things in life that were screwed up due to saving money. In fact, "you get what you pay for" is not unreasonable. Take smart locks as an example. In order to save money, buying an unqualified is equivalent to bringing home trouble. The low-cost smart lock without any quality assurance and after-sales services not only doesn’t make the unlocking more convenient, but also leads to spend more on repair or replacement and even worry about the safety of the home from time to time.

There are many things in life that were screwed up due to saving money. In fact, "you get what you pay for" is not unreasonable. Take smart locks as an example. In order to save money, buying an unqualified is equivalent to bringing home trouble. The low-cost smart lock without any quality assurance and after-sales services not only doesn’t make the unlocking more convenient, but also leads to spend more on repair or replacement and even worry about the safety of the home from time to time.

So, we must think carefully when we select a smart lock and avoid penny-wise and pound foolishness. If the budget allows, we have better buy a smart lock with good word-of-mouth brands.


Fourth, focus on service

Free home installation, online service

Being a non-fast moving consumer good, smart lock puts more stress on services. Besides, measurement, installation and after-sales services are also indispensable parts. However, many brands exclusive shops exist the problems of uneven distribution, parts and accessories, and incomplete after-sales service in the market. Hence, we should care more about the brands’ after-sales services.




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