Aqara Smart Door Lock A100 Pro smart lock arrives with Apple Home Key

Deepak Gupta
Deepak Gupta January 17, 2022
Updated 2022/01/17 at 5:40 PM

THE aqara is a Chinese company known for its smart home devices that just announced its newest smart lock ‘Smart Door Lock A100 Pro‘. The company’s model offers several protection and security features but stands out for being the first lock in China to support Apple Home Key.

In total, the device offers support for up to seven different ways for the user to be able to open the door of the house, being fingerprint, password, Bluetooth, NFC, emergency key, time-based password and HomeKit. The features present in the lock promise a very high level of security, an example of this is the fingerprint reader, which is of “financial level” and that has recognition rates that reach 98.6%.

in the construction of A100 Pro The aqara brought the highest level of safety, with the model having a design with electromagnetic protection, anti lock button of the door lock on the inside and, in case someone tries to break the appliance, the security chip cannot be accessed from outside the house. THE Lock cylinder used in the model is C-level, which also makes it quite difficult for someone to break into the residence.

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But what really stands out about the new lock on the aqara is support for the Apple Home Key, which allows you to “turn on” the device with a card that is generated in the Apple Wallet. With this, the door lock can be easily unlocked via an iPhone or Apple Watch that have the lock registered.

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However, this feature does not work with all devices in the apple, with the manufacturer only supporting devices iPhone XS or higher updated to iOS 15 and Apple Watch Series 4 or higher with the system updated to the watchOS 8.

THE Aqara Smart Door Lock A100 Pro works through a powered by 8 AA batteries, which is able to offer up to 540 days connected without any problems. The smart lock went on sale in China for 2,299 yuan, and the manufacturer has not said whether it will launch it in other markets.


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Source: aqara, Gizmochina

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