If you decided to keep your house safe, then you should pay attention to the Chinese gadgets. Over the past few years, the Chinese market has changed dramatically. Chinese manufacturers produce useful smart home kits, for example, Xiaomi.
However, in this article we want to talk about a doorbell called 360 D819. This is a smart doorbell with many useful functions, and even support for artificial intelligence.
The doorbell is equipped with 162-degree wide-angle camera, high-quality Full HD picture and night vision. The device also has built-in face recognition technology and protection against water according to IP67 standard. This is not even a complete list of features!
It seems that the new 360 D819 doorbell is even better than the most popular smart doorbell – Xiaomi Zero Smart Doorbell.
OK, let’s begin our review of the new 360 D819 smart doorbell.
360 D819: Unboxing
The new smart doorbell comes in a small white box. On the front panel we see an image of doorbell, and the model name under it.
On the back you can read main specifications of the new gadget.
Inside the box, everything is packed very carefully and reliably. There is not only a smart doorbell, but also indoor unit, USB cable, SIM needle, doorbell mount, user manual and stickers.
360 D819: Design
The new 360 D819 is a fairly compact device. Its dimensions are 15.10 x 6.10 x 3.20 cm and the weight is 217 grams. The doorbell is placed in one hand.
The doorbell is made of black and white plastic.
On the front there is a large round call button. Around the button is LED ring, which changes color depending on the battery charge, call, Wi-Fi connection, etc.
A camera with a wide viewing angle of 162 degrees is installed in the upper half of the front panel. Thanks to the wide viewing angle, you can see those that are hiding on the sides of the doorbell.
On the back there is a small power button and a microUSB port for charging the doorbell.
Now let’s look at indoor unit. This is a small oval-shaped device with two antennas on each side. It is made of matte white plastic. The indoor unit is slightly smaller than the doorbell itself.
Before starting using the doorbell, the indoor unit must be connected to a power outlet. The distance should not exceed 10 meters from the doorbell.
The indoor unit is a speaker that informs you of guests if you have not connected the smartphone to the doorbell. It also performs many other useful functions, but we will talk about them a little later.
On the right and left panels of the indoor unit there are two long antennas for good communication.
Also there is “set” button and microSD card slot on the right side.
360 D819: Specifications
360 D819 doorbell has 2.1 megapixel CMOS camera. It has an aperture of F/2.4. Also, the camera shoots video in Full HD 1080P resolution.
One of the main features of 360 D819 smart doorbell is the support for built-in motion detection and face recognition technology. The doorbell uses artificial intelligence to detect people. The camera also recognizes family members and friends.
360 D819 is equipped with built-in IR LEDs. They provide good visibility in low light or even at night. In the dark you can be calm for the safety of your home. Despite the fact that the image is black and white, you can still see the person who is standing at your door.
As we already said, 360 D819 is protected against moisture and dust according to IP67 standard. It means that you can place a smart doorbell not only in apartment, but also on the street. Wet weather or even rain is not a problem for it.
As you already understood, 360 D819 is wireless doorbell. It has a built-in 5000mAh battery. The manufacturer promises about 6 months of battery life on a single charge.
The ring around the call button tells you about low battery. You can also monitor the battery level through the app on smartphone.
To charge the doorbell, it must be removed from the door mount and connected to laptop or other power source using USB cable. A full battery charge takes about 3 hours.
360 D819: How to connect (tutorial)
Installing a smart doorbell takes just a couple of minutes. First you need to place the doorbell mount to the door or to the wall. The mount is screwed with a few screws.
The outer part of the mount is covered by tape, which clings to the doorbell. Press the doorbell to the sticky surface and hold for a few seconds. Done! Everything is very simple and fast.
Connecting 360 D819 to a smartphone is as easy as installing a doorbell.
Then open the application, and in “Connections” section, find the 360 D819. Connect to the doorbell via a Wi-Fi network and it is ready to use.
The application is available in English.
To connect the indoor unit, you must connect it to Wi-Fi network. Then press and hold the “set” button on the side panel until you hear a beep.
That’s all! Now you can get the image from the camera in real time, regardless of how far the smartphone is from the house and the doorbell. Please, note that your smartphone should have access to the Internet.
In the app you can choose the doorbell volume, type of bell and give access to family members so that they can also use the doorbell and control it.
360 D819: Functions
Now let’s talk about indoor unit. As we wrote earlier, it has several functions:
Firstly, the indoor unit is a speaker, and it notifies the owner of the call. This is convenient if the smartphone is not connected to the doorbell, or for some reason the mobile device is turned off. You can also answer the call using the built-in microphone in indoor unit.
Secondly, it serves as a link between a smart doorbell and a Wi-Fi router. It provides a stable and reliable connection between devices. As you may have noticed, the indoor unit has antennas on the side panels. The distance between the indoor unit and Wi-Fi router should be no more than 10 meters.
Thirdly, the indoor unit is a repository, since it has a slot for a memory card. You can choose in the settings to record video on the memory card. 360 D819 also has access to free cloud storage. The camera automatically records video for 5 seconds from each call. They are stored for 24 hours.
360 D819: Price and buy
360 D819 smart doorbell is available for sale at discounted price of $89 on GearBest. If you like the new doorbell, we recommend you hurry up with the purchase, because soon the price will rise to $138.
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