X-Sense XS01-WT Wi-Fi smoke alarm review: A svelte smoke alarm with IoT features – Christopher Null

X-Sense’s new Wi-Fi connected smoke alarm (model XS01-WT) looks identical to the interconnected model XS01-WR we reviewed in 2020, but it adds a key feature that alarm lacks: Wi-Fi connectivity, with all the trimmings included.

This attractively designed, pint-sized device—it measures just 3.1 inches across—connects to 2.4GHz Wi-Fi networks (i.e., it’s incompatible with a 5GHz network) and is connected via the ubiquitous Smart Life app and Tuya IoT platform, a management system that offers wide support of all manner of smart products from various vendors. The idea, of course, is that in addition to a piercing 85dB alarm (measured at 10 feet), you also get notified on your smartphone if there’s smoke in the room.

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