The Chinese company Xiaomi continues to actively replenish its ecosystem for a smart home with new devices. One of the latest and most imporant gadget for any smart home is Aqara Smart Motion Sensor.
New device has a very small size, minimalist design and a lot of useful functions. Let’s make first review of Xiaomi Aqara Smart Motion Sensor, and find out its main features. Do you really need it?
Aqara Smart Motion Sensor: Design
The appearance of new device is really surprising. Aqara Smart Motion Sensor has the shape of a square with rounded edges. It is available only in white color, like many other devices from Xiaomi Smart Home system.
Its size is very small, a little more than a box of matches – 3.60 x 3.60 x 0.90 cm. This is an excellent feature for the motion sensor, because the smaller its size, the more convenient and practical it is to use.
The weight is only 11 grams. Thanks to its dimensions, the motion sensor is easy to install in any place where there is a need. The body is made of ABS plastic, which can withstand falling on the floor.
On the front panel we can see a picture and a single LED indicator.
One of the side panel there is a button for turning on and synchronizing with the app on smartphone. This is much more convenient than in the previous models of motion sensors, because you was needed to use a SIM needle to turn on.
On the bottom panel there is some information about the device and a circle of double-sided adhesive tape to fix the device on any surface.
The package is following: Aqara Smart Motion Sensor and user manual in English.
Aqara Smart Motion Sensor: Functions
So, let’s move on to the functional features of new device.
First, you will need to pair Aqara Smart Motion Sensor with smartphone. For that you need to download and open Mijia App, press “+” and “Add device”, then select the motion sensor.
Also, you need to hold down the power button for 5 seconds on Aqara Smart Motion Sensor, until the blue indicator lights up.
That’s all! The device is ready for use.
As we already mentioned before, the motion sensor can be fixed on any surface, whether it’s glass, wood or metal. Both in horizontal and vertical position.
If Aqara Smart Motion Sensor is dropped or slides over the surface, it will alert you on smartphone by vibration.
New Xiaomi motion sensor is powered by CR2032 battery. Because of its low power consumption, it will last about two years on a single battery.
In general, Aqara Smart Motion Sensor is needed to detect if the object is moved or stolen. Then it will notify you with a sound signal and message on the smartphone.
The motion sensor Aqara can operate at a temperature of -10 to +50 degrees Celsius.
Aqara Smart Motion Sensor: Price and price
Aqara Smart Motion Sensor is designed for Xiaomi Smart Home ecosystem, but you can use it without any other devices. You only need a smartphone to receive the notifications.
New motion sensor has good functionality and stylish design. Moreover, it has very attractive price. The regular price is about $25, however from July 20 until July 26, GearBest online store has a flash sale, and you can buy Aqara Smart Motion Sensor for only $5.99. More details you can find by the link below.