Best HomeKit Smoke and CO Detectors iMore 2021

One of the best ways to have peace of mind at home is to have a smoke and carbon monoxide detector in every room of the house. These are always a necessity, no matter where you live. But you can make them even better by having Apple HomeKit integration to get notified when there is smoke or carbon monoxide in the house. Honestly, there aren't a lot of them on the market, but these are the best HomeKit smoke detectors that we've found.

First Alert Onelink Safe And Sound

Sounds like safety: OneLink Safe and Sound by First Alert

Staff pick

The OneLink Safe and Sound is a unique combination of a smoke and carbon monoxide detector, speaker, and voice assistant, all in one convenient package. This hybrid accessory connects directly to your existing smoke detector wiring, and its interconnect feature extends notification coverage to all of your smoke detectors. Amazon's Alexa is also built-in, and First Alert has also recently added AirPlay 2 functionality for wireless multi-room audio.

$259 at Amazon
First Alert Onelink Battery Smoke Detector

Easy installation: OneLink Battery-Powered Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector by First Alert

This detector from First Alert brings portability to the traditional safety monitoring form factor. This monitor runs solely on batteries, allowing placement almost anywhere in your home, without the need to worry about having existing wiring. The monitor comes with batteries that promise up to five years of usage, and an easy access door makes replacement a breeze.

$150 at Walmart
First Alert Onelink Smoke Detector Hardwired

Wired up: OneLink Hardwire Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector by First Alert

Like its battery-powered counterpart, the OneLink Hardwired Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector brings smarts with a classic design. In case of emergency, the OneLink detectors can send notifications directly through HomeKit, and they can leverage other accessories in your home, such as lights, giving you a clear path to safety. The hardwired detector also includes a built-in 10 year back up battery, giving you peace of mind even when the power goes out.

Netatmo Smart Smoke Alarm

Only in Europe: Netatmo Smart Smoke Alarm

The Netatmo Smart Smoke Alarm is a European-only detector that works right out of the box with HomeKit. In addition to Bluetooth, the Netatmo Smart Smoke Alarm also sports Wi-Fi connectivity allowing it to send notifications for events when you are outside of your home. If smoke is detected, this alarm lets everyone in the home know through an 85-decibel siren, but you can silence it with a tap for those times where you have things under control.

£75 at Amazon UK

Safety first with the best HomeKit smoke detectors

The best HomeKit smoke detectors allow you to get notifications when a dangerous situation occurs, and so much more. They will fully integrate with any of your other HomeKit accessories, so you can automatically turn on your smart lights when smoke is in the air, which can help guide you to safety.

If you are looking for the smartest and best HomeKit smoke detector around, then look no further than the OneLink Safe and Sound. This feature-rich accessory includes a speaker, Amazon's Alexa, and an interconnectivity function that extends its smart capabilities to all of your existing smoke and co detectors.

Need to add a smoke and co detector to a room without existing wiring? Then the OneLink Battery Smoke and CO Detector is the one for you. This unit looks just like a normal smoke detector, but it comes with replaceable batteries that last up to five years, and it can mount just about anywhere. If you don't mind doing a little bit of the hardwiring yourself, then the Hardwire version is also a great option to consider.

Regardless of which one you choose, HomeKit connectivity means you will always have a little extra peace of mind, even when you're away from home.

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