Xiaomi, known as the Chinese Apple for its affordable smartphones, tablets or laptops, now enters home automation with a new Smart Home Security Suite. The suite includes 5 accessories: a multifunctional gateway, a window/door sensor, a smart switch, a motion sensor and an outlet.
The gateway is first a radio, with a built-in speaker that you can use as an alarm to wake you up. It also has night lights, with 16 million changeable color lights. The gateway also acts like the smart hub, connecting to the other devices from the kit.
The window/door sensor has a 2 year-life battery. It detects if your window or door is open or close.
The smart switch lets you turn on your appliances with one button and you can control it remotely.
The motion sensor detects when a person or a pet is moving.
The outlet detects the actual power of your socket, and provide electric statistics. The outlet is compatible Zigbee.
Xiaomi Smart Home Kit availability
The Smart Home Security Suite defies all competition with its attractive price ($40).