CATEGORY : Smart Locks

August Smart Lock Pro VS. Kwikset Kevo

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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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5.2
Runners Up:

Kwikset Kevo

Reasons to buy Kwikset Kevo :

  • button icon Can be remotely controlled with Alexa & a Mobile App
  • button icon Very easy to install
  • button icon The lock opens on instant once it detects your smart phone
  • button icon Can be used by multiple family members
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
DRAW :
USABILITY
WINNER :

August Smart Lock Pro

  • KEEP YOUR EXISTING LOCK AND KEYS
  • COMPATIBLE WITH COMMON TYPES OF CYLINDERS
  • ATTACHES TO YOUR EXISTING DEADBOLT
SAFETY
WINNER :

Kwikset Kevo

  • PIN CODES ACCESS
  • RANDOM SECURITY CODE
DESIGN
WINNER :

Kwikset Kevo

  • LED KEYPAD

COMPARISON – August Smart Lock Pro VS. Kwikset Kevo

PERFORMANCE

REMOTELY CONTROLLED

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
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.

Yes

Can be remotely controlled using the Kevo-App that can be installed on your Smartphone. Additionally, this device is Alexa-compatible which allows for remote voice-control when you’re within your home.

MOTION ACTIVATED CAMERA

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
No

No

AUTO-LOCK

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
Yes

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

Yes

This unit can be set to automatically re-lock the door 30 seconds after unlocking so as to ensure maximum security even if you forgot to lock your door when leaving the house or after entering your house.

AUTO-UNLOCK

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
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.

Yes

Can recognize that you’re approaching the front door and will unlock when touched. This implies that you won't need to touch your phone to unlock this smart doorlock but make sure that your phone is around in-order to use the auto-unlock feature

WIRELESS SMART LOCK

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
Yes

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

Yes

Can be wirelessly accessed on your phone for control and monitoring but it will require a Kevo Plus hub in-order to enable wireless-connectivity.

TRACKS ACTIVITY AT YOUR DOORSTEP

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
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.

Yes

Can track doorstep user activity by simply allowing you to access the lock history. So, this implies that you will be able to see who locked/unlocked, who sent an eKey, who accepted an eKey, and which eKey/User was enabled/disabled.

TWO WAY AUDIO

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
No

No

USABILITY

INCLUDES A DOORBELL

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
No

No

EASY INSTALLATION

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
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.

Yes

Can be installed on your door in just minutes using only a screwdriver. Additionally, this device fits on all standard-doors of 1-3/4 inch. Kevo app contains an interactive step-by-step guide to installing and configuring the lock.

WORKS WITH ALEXA

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
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.

Yes

Is Alexa-compatible in-order to facilitate for quick and easy remote voice control of the smart-door-lock when you’re inside the house.

KEEP YOUR EXISTING LOCK AND KEYS

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
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.

No

CONTROL ACCESS

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
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.

Yes

Features a Kevo-App that facilitates for easy control on your phone via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi technology. But also comes with 2 anytime eKeys for the owner and another person whereby these eKeys can be used to unlock the smart door lock.

USER FRIENDLY

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
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.

Yes

It’s very user-friendly because it facilitates for easy control and monitoring via the Kevo-App. Additionally, this is Alexa-compatible for easy voice-control and it also features an auto lock and unlock feature coupled with easy installation. It can also be easily reset using the back-display-panel in case you forget the passwords.

COMPATIBLE WITH COMMON TYPES OF CYLINDERS

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
Yes

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

No

ATTACHES TO YOUR EXISTING DEADBOLT

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
Yes

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

No

ATTACHES TO YOUR EXISTING KEYS

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
No

No

BATTERY LIFE

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
Yes

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

Yes

Uses 4-AA alkaline batteries that can last 8-to-12 months before a requiring a replacement.

August Smart Lock Pro

SAFETY

PIN CODES ACCESS

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
No

Yes

Comes with 2 anytime eKeys for the owner and another one to use for a friend or family member with a Kevo-App compatible Smartphone

DATA ENCRYPTION

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
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

Yes

Uses multiple levels of encryption to increase digital security so that data transferred between your Smartphone and deadbolt is extremely secure. It also uses 2 encrypted eKeys that can only be used by the owner and another person

FIRE WARNING

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
No

No

DOUBLE AUTHENTICATION

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
No

No

RANDOM SECURITY CODE

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
No

Yes

Can generate random Guest eKeys that will be automatically deleted 24-hour period in-order to keep your home secure.

INTRUSION ALARM

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
No

No

DOUBLE LOCKING

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
No

No

ANTI THEFT ALARM

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
No

No

MISCHIEF PREVENTION

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
No

No

Kwikset Kevo

DESIGN

DURABLE

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
Yes

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

Yes

Features an all-metal body with a Lifetime Polished Brass finish.

LED KEYPAD

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
No

Yes

Features a back-panel with a LED-display-keypad in-order to facilitate for easy physical-control of the smart doorlock.

LOW BATTERY WARNING

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
Yes

You will know battery life via the August App

Yes

It will sound a beep and flash a red light in-case the batteries are getting low on power so that you can make a battery-replacement in time

EMERGENCY POWER OPTION

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
No

No

DIGITAL TOUCHSCREEN

August Smart Lock Pro
Kwikset Kevo
No

No

Kwikset Kevo

Overall Winner

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