CATEGORY : Smart Locks

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen VS. August Smart Lock Pro

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5.2
Runners Up:

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen

Reasons to buy August Smart Lock 3rd Gen:

  • button icon Very easy to install
  • button icon Works with Alexa - easy to control with voice command
  • button icon Locks automatically as you leave
  • button icon Unlocks automatically as you arrive.
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5.2
Runners Up:

August Smart Lock Pro

Reasons to buy August Smart Lock Pro :

  • button icon Compatible with Amazon Alexa
  • button icon Very easy to Install
  • button icon Auto-locks behind you and Auto-unlocks as you approach
  • button icon You can easily control access
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
DRAW :
USABILITY
DRAW :
SAFETY
WINNER :

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen

  • DOUBLE AUTHENTICATION
DESIGN
WINNER :

August Smart Lock Pro

  • LOW BATTERY WARNING

COMPARISON – August Smart Lock 3rd Gen VS. August Smart Lock Pro

PERFORMANCE

REMOTELY CONTROLLED

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
Yes

You can easily control access for anyone. Give them access for a specific period of time. Always know that your door is securely locked with DoorSense - this works with both iOS & Android enabled smart phones.

Yes

You have total control over your door and home. With the August Mobile App for Android & iOS -you can lock and unlock your door remotely, grant access to guests when you're not at home and also limit the number of times they can access your home.

MOTION ACTIVATED CAMERA

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
No

No

AUTO-LOCK

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
Yes

The devices auto-locks the door as you leave the house – so you will always be secure even if you forgot to lock the door during rush hours. In addition to that, you can lock the door remotely using your smartphone.

Yes

It auto locks the door as you leave - so you don't have to worrying about closing your door.

AUTO-UNLOCK

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
Yes

Unlocks its self automatically as you arrive. It will communicate with the App installed on your Smartphone thus make it easy for you to enter your home. There is no need of putting down groceries to open the door. All you need is to have a Smartphone with you.

Yes

The device will always know when you arrive home - the moment you get close to the door, it senses the smart key on your cell phone thus activate the auto-unlock function so that you don't have to bother yourself opening the door.

WIRELESS SMART LOCK

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
Yes

Is compatible with Google Assistant and Alexa using August Connect Wi-Fi Bridge - though the Wi-Fi Bridge is sold separately

Yes

Can be controlled wirelessly using Bluetooth, Apple HomeKit and Z-Wave Plus

TRACKS ACTIVITY AT YOUR DOORSTEP

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
Yes

You will always get mobile alerts on who has used the door.

Yes

Via the August Smart App – you will always get notifications and feeds of who used the lock. You can know when they entered and when they got out of your house.

TWO WAY AUDIO

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
No

No

USABILITY

INCLUDES A DOORBELL

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
No

No

EASY INSTALLATION

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
Yes

Is compatible with most single-cylinder deadbolts - You can easily attach it to an existing deadbolt so that everyone in your house can still use their keys. Install it inside your door on less than 10 minutes using a screwdriver.

Yes

It is very easy to install - August Smart Lock Pro is compatible with most standard deadbolts. It will take you only 10 minutes to install it on your door.

WORKS WITH ALEXA

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
Yes

Syncs perfectly with Alexa voice control device thus making it easy to set send commands to the smartlock using voice.

Yes

It is compatible with Amazon Alexa Voice control device. Sync the smart lock with Alexa so that you use voice commands to lock/unlock the door for a guest.

KEEP YOUR EXISTING LOCK AND KEYS

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
Yes

You don’t have to dish away your keys and locks – August Smart Lock can be installed next to your deadbolt/door lock, so you can still access your house with keys.

Yes

Definitely, there is no need of dishing away your lock and keys. This smart lock can be installed above the deadbolt. You can decide to use the deadbolt with its keys of opt for a keyless smart lock.

CONTROL ACCESS

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
Yes

You can easily grant or cancel access to guests or family members using a mobile app. This can be done remotely. You will also know when they accessed your house and at what time.

Yes

With the August App, you can give access to specific people and control when they can access your house. You can even cancel access to one-time guests.The August App gives you total control of your home & door.

USER FRIENDLY

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
Yes

It is very easy to use – the device is well designed, can be used by anyone and the mobile application makes it even easier to control your door.

Yes

It is Only August Pro smart lock that has Door Sense technology which tells you if your door is securely closed and locked. So you don't have to do the guess work. In addition to that the door will always lock/auto lock its self.

COMPATIBLE WITH COMMON TYPES OF CYLINDERS

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
Yes

Is globally compatible with all doors.

Yes

Due to its simple design, it is compatible with most common types of door cylinders

ATTACHES TO YOUR EXISTING DEADBOLT

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
Yes

Simply attach it above your deadbolt. You can always use the deadbolt if you want to. No need of removing it.

Yes

Yes, it does attach to your existing deadbolt. Most people install it above the deadbolt.

ATTACHES TO YOUR EXISTING KEYS

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
No

No

BATTERY LIFE

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
Yes

Uses 4 AA Batteries which last upto 12 months

Yes

It uses 4 AA batteries which lasts for a period of 6-12 months basing on usage.

SAFETY

PIN CODES ACCESS

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
No

No

DATA ENCRYPTION

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
Yes

Features a Two-factor authentication and Two-layer encryption to ensure the highest level of security. In addition to that, if you lose your phone, August App can be disabled and all virtual keys on that device will be canceled - go to lostphone.august.com

Yes

Your data is very safe. August Smart Lock Pro uses Bluetooth Energy Data Encryption Technology to protect data exchanged between your smart phone and the smart lock. This prevents hackers from entering your house

FIRE WARNING

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
No

No

DOUBLE AUTHENTICATION

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
Yes

Two-Factor authentication ensures guarantees you with maximum security. This type of double authentication makes it difficult for intruders to sneak into your home.

No

RANDOM SECURITY CODE

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
No

No

INTRUSION ALARM

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
No

No

DOUBLE LOCKING

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
No

No

ANTI THEFT ALARM

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
No

No

MISCHIEF PREVENTION

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
No

No

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen

DESIGN

DURABLE

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
Yes

It is well built - can survive in harsh weather conditions.

Yes

Well built to stand all weather changes – can even operate in the worst weather conditions.

LED KEYPAD

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
No

No

LOW BATTERY WARNING

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
No

Yes

You will know battery life via the August App

EMERGENCY POWER OPTION

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
No

No

DIGITAL TOUCHSCREEN

August Smart Lock 3rd Gen
August Smart Lock Pro
No

No

August Smart Lock Pro

Overall Winner

Draw

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