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Kwikset Kevo VS. Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock

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5.2
Winner:

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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4.8
Runners Up:

Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock

Reasons to buy Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock :

  • button icon Easiest to Install
  • button icon Great battery life – 12months plus
  • button icon Very easy to control using a Smart Watch or Phone
  • button icon Compatible with all standard doors
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
DRAW :
USABILITY
WINNER :

Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock

  • 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
  • LOW BATTERY WARNING
Comparison Winner
Kwikset Kevo

Reasons why we like it:

  • PIN CODES ACCESS
  • RANDOM SECURITY CODE
  • LED KEYPAD
  • LOW BATTERY WARNING
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COMPARISON – Kwikset Kevo VS. Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock

PERFORMANCE

REMOTELY CONTROLLED

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
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.

Yes

It can be controlled via Danalock mobile application. You can Lock, Unlock, Create digital keys for family members and Restrict entry with a Smartphone.

MOTION ACTIVATED CAMERA

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
No

No

AUTO-LOCK

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
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.

Yes

If you forget locking your door - Danalock will automatically lock the door when you go out. You can unlock it with Danalock mobile app.

AUTO-UNLOCK

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
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

Yes

It will sense your approach and unlock the door so that you don't get bothered while entering your house. For extra convenience, you can as well configure the lock to always re-lock the door after entering.

WIRELESS SMART LOCK

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
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.

Yes

Can be controlled via Bluetooth or Internet technology, users can easily control the functionality of the lock via a mobile application and exchanged information is encrypted to prevent hackers from hacking into your door.

TRACKS ACTIVITY AT YOUR DOORSTEP

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
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.

Yes

Through Danalock mobile application, you will always get ''USAGE ALERTS'' - these will notify you of who enters and exits your home. The APP will give you real time notification every time the smart lock is used.

TWO WAY AUDIO

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
No

No

USABILITY

INCLUDES A DOORBELL

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
No

No

EASY INSTALLATION

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
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.

Yes

It is very easy to install

WORKS WITH ALEXA

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
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.

Yes

You can control Danalock smart lock with voice control – enabled by ALEXA.

KEEP YOUR EXISTING LOCK AND KEYS

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
No

Yes

Yes, you can keep your existing door locks & keys. Danalock can be installed below your door lock.

CONTROL ACCESS

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
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.

Yes

Easily grant access to specific people in your family or guests that deliver things to your home. For further protection, you can program each user's access level by choosing between ''permanent & temporary'' access

USER FRIENDLY

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
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.

Yes

Features a motorized locking assistance with Twist Assist function which engages your thumb when locking the door.

COMPATIBLE WITH COMMON TYPES OF CYLINDERS

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
No

Yes

Is compatible with all standard doors - this feature makes Danalock VS globally compatible. Fits with common types of cylinders - it could be Euro, Scadi, Assa 2000, US deadbolt locks.

ATTACHES TO YOUR EXISTING DEADBOLT

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
No

Yes

Yes, it does attach to an existing deadbolt door lock.

ATTACHES TO YOUR EXISTING KEYS

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
No

No

BATTERY LIFE

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
Yes

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

Yes

12 Months ''plus''. It has a Long Battery Life

Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock

SAFETY

PIN CODES ACCESS

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
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

No

DATA ENCRYPTION

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
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

Yes

Communication between Danalock and your Smartphone is encrypted – protected by an advanced security protocol TLS 1.2. And the digital keys that authenticate the Danalock V3 are kept in a hsm chip that ensures that all assigned keys are exchanged without any private data leaving the chip.

FIRE WARNING

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
No

No

DOUBLE AUTHENTICATION

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
No

No

RANDOM SECURITY CODE

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
Yes

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

No

INTRUSION ALARM

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
No

No

DOUBLE LOCKING

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
No

No

ANTI THEFT ALARM

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
No

No

MISCHIEF PREVENTION

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
No

No

Kwikset Kevo

DESIGN

DURABLE

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
Yes

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

Yes

The Anodized aluminium surface is scratch-free and weather proof.

LED KEYPAD

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
Yes

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

No

LOW BATTERY WARNING

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
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

No

EMERGENCY POWER OPTION

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
No

No

DIGITAL TOUCHSCREEN

Kwikset Kevo
Danalock V3 Z Wave Smart Lock
No

No

Kwikset Kevo

Overall Winner

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