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Xiaomi launches US$7 Door and Window Sensor 2 to make your smart home slightly smarter

The Door and Window Sensor 2 augments security and automatically enables or disables lighting (Image source: ITHome)
The Door and Window Sensor 2 augments security and automatically enables or disables lighting (Image source: ITHome)
Xiaomi recently announced its smart Door and Window Sensor 2 for the Chinese market. The US$7 smart sensor carries forward the tech giant’s kitchen sink approach to tech releases, from premium TV and midrange phones all the way down to single-function IoT devices.
Arjun Krishna Lal,

Xiaomi recently launched its US$7 Door and Window Sensor 2 in the Chinese market. The new IoT product is an extension of the company’s strategy to broaden its presence across the entire breadth of the consumer tech industry, from ultra premium TVs to midrange smartphones to IoT devices. 

The Door and Window Sensor 2 is an iterative update to 2015’s original Door and Window sensor. it features Mijia multi-function tech, which allows users to monitor doors and windows in real-time. The Door and Window Sensor 2 also features a light sensor to detect ambient light.

In evenings and early morning, when outside light is dim, the Door and Window Sensor 2 can automatically activate connected smart lights. The Door and Window Sensor 2 also incorporates the security features from its predecessors, and can be configured to sound an alarm in case of unauthorized access to the user’s home. 

While the official pricing is RMB 49 (US$7), the Door and Window Sensor 2 is available to early-bird crowdfunders at a discounted rate of. RMB 39 (US$5.60).

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Arjun Krishna Lal, 2020-08-10 (Update: 2020-08-11)
Arjun Krishna Lal
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I've had a passion for PC gaming since 1996, when I watched my dad score frags in Quake as a 1 year-old. I've gone on to become a Penguin-published author and tech journalist. When I'm not traveling the world, gathering stories for my next book, you can find me tinkering with my PC.