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What's the difference between a smart lock and a traditional door lock?


With the continuous improvement of living standards, more and more developed science and technology, we have higher and higher requirements for the safety index of the door lock, people slowly from the ancient door lock evolved into the present fingerprint password lock, face recognition lock. There is no doubt that the appearance of these locks has brought convenience to our life. Recently, smart door locks with the popularity of mobile Internet, smart phones and other technologies, products, also emerged in the wave of intelligence, in the lock market is becoming more and more fierce. Next, we will understand the knowledge of intelligent lock in detail.

Is smart door lock safe

What is a smart door lock

Xiaobian understands that intelligent door lock refers to a lock that is improved on the basis of being different from traditional mechanical lock and is more intelligent and simple in terms of user security, identification and management. Intelligent door lock is the executive component of door lock in access control system.


Convenience Smart locks have an automatic electronic induction lock system. When the door is automatically sensed to be closed, the system will automatically lock. Users can unlock the door by fingerprint, touch screen, card, etc.
Privacy Protection Smart lock has virtual password function technology, that is, you can enter any number before or after the registered password as virtual password, which can effectively prevent the leakage of the registration password and open the door.
Interactive intelligent door lock with embedded processor and intelligent monitoring, can actively report the TV visitor situation that day. On the other hand, visitors can even remotely control the intelligent door lock to open the door for visiting guests.


Fingerprint lock is easy to copy fingerprint has a certain degree of reproducibility, so there are certain flaws in security performance, especially in different skin conditions, humidity, fingerprint identification certification effect is also very different.
Too many ways to open the smart lock not only can be opened with fingerprint, but also can set remote control, phone unlock, identification card unlock and other ways to unlock, so it opens the more ways, its security stability is weakened.
Unstable battery life Usually manufacturers indicate that the battery life of fingerprint lock can reach one year, but in practical application, many need to be replaced with half a year, and the battery does not prompt users to replace, bringing trouble to users.

Safety index

The security core of A lock is the lock core, and the lock core of the smart lock uses the super B-level or above lock core, which can prevent the technology from opening for more than 270 minutes. The security performance is far more than the mechanical lock of A and B level lock core, and the safety factor of the fingerprint lock is very high.

The difference between smart locks and mechanical locks

The price of traditional door locks varies from a few yuan to dozens of yuan, and the high-end material is no more than a hundred yuan. The cheapest intelligent door lock costs several hundred yuan, and some even reach thousands of yuan.
The door lock structure of installation respect tradition is simple, tear open outfit very easy. Smart door locks are more complicated, and it's really nerve-racking to install them without the help of an experienced installer.
Conventional door lock switch locks require mechanical keys to operate. What about smart door locks? There are many ways to unlock the door, fingerprint, password, Bluetooth key, mechanical key, phone APP, face recognition, iris technology and so on.
In terms of security, the traditional door lock has no anti-skid alarm function, so the lock body is easily destroyed and the supporting mechanical key is easy to lose. The lock core after using for a long time is easily stuck dead, mechanical failure is more. Intelligent lock is obviously superior to traditional lock in safety performance.

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