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SimpliSafe Wireless Smart Home System, 8-Piece

Last updated: May 19, 2024


Supporting 24/7 monitoring, this system comes with a base station and various accessories with alarms that notify you of potential intruders. You get the assurance that comes with battery backup and cellular internet options.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: If you're concern is protecting your house, this system has enough components to get you started.

In our analysis of 81 expert reviews, the SimpliSafe Wireless Smart Home System, 8-Piece placed 4th when we looked at the top 13 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

This easy-to-use wireless system is full of surveillance products small enough to disappear into your home and provide blanket protection. Breathe easy with proper protection at a safe and reasonable price. The 9-piece wireless Security bundle provides 24/7 security with a smash safe keypad that is soft to touch, easy to use during the day and night, and requires no plug (meaning you can place it anywhere), and will alert the police in case of attack. The base station is like your personal security guard: It sends alarm signals to the monitoring center with a built-in cellular connection, 24-hour battery backup, and a 95dB siren. Each entry sensor (4 total) protects your doors and windows and is designed to disappear and blend into the background. The 2 motion sensors are designed for human detection, no pet detection. The simplicity gives you flawless HD video and audio streaming as well as a 120° field of vision day and night. Enjoy effective, contract-free 24/7 professional monitoring, and make sure your home is the safest place on earth.

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Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

Alexa and Google support
Affordable hardware with reasonable monthly monitoring fees
Great customizability
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It offers a number of different starter packs, but we recommend starting with the eight-piece kit, which comes with an attractive hub, four door and window sensors, a motion sensor, a keypad and a panic button.

What reviewers didn't like

No smart alerts with self-monitoring
Underwhelming indoor camera
Limited smart home integrations
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SimpliSafe doesn't integrate with many third-party products from other brands — only Alexa and Google Home for voice control, and August smart locks — so you’re mostly locked into SimpliSafe's own products.
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