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Aqara P2 Window and Door Sensor With Matter Support

Iconic Sensor Meets the Future with Matter Support

Now available to buy, the Aqara Door and Window Sensor P2 represents a milestone in Aqara’s journey towards smart home innovation. This device integrates the high-end automation and security features that have become Aqara’s hallmark, while also introducing Matter compatibility for enhanced flexibility. This key upgrade allows the sensor to connect directly to third-party Thread border routers, such as smart speakers, thereby unlocking the extensive capabilities of the Matter smart home standard.

As one of the first sensors to support Matter natively, the Door and Window Sensor P2, from Aqara, connects directly to Apple Home, Google Home, Amazon Alexa, Samsung SmartThings, and Aqara Home in the near future through Matter-Compatible Aqara Thread border router. This will build rich and varied smart home scenarios and can work entirely on your local network.

With the Aqara Door and Window Sensor P2, users can monitor the open and close status of doors, windows, or other coverings in real-time. These status changes can trigger a variety of automations configured in any Matter app, and can also integrate seamlessly into any Aqara Home alert system, providing an extra layer of security and convenience in your smart home ecosystem.

Aqara P2 Sensor: Key Features

  1. Native Matter Support: With the dawn of the Matter era, users can bid farewell to worries about disparate platforms and technical protocols. All you need is a Matter app and a Matter-compatible Thread Border Router to simplify and enhance connectivity across various ecosystems and platforms.

  2. Open/Closed Status Monitoring: Empower your security with real-time smartphone notifications whenever the sensor detects activity. Stay informed of any potential security risks and maintain control, whether you’re home or on the go.

  3. Local Home Automation: The Door and Window Sensor P2 can be integrated with your smart home ecosystem to trigger advanced automations, such as adjusting thermostat settings or activating security cameras when a door or window is opened. Plus, these automations are executed locally without the need for cloud connectivity, ensuring user privacy and uninterrupted operation even in the absence of an internet connection.

  4. Voice Assistant Compatibility: The Aqara Sensor P2 is compatible with Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa, enabling you to receive alerts about events like door entries, or inquire about the status of a door. This not only keeps you informed but also streamlines daily tasks, helping you make the most of your time.

  5. Easy Installation & Maintenance: Thanks to its compact and adhesive design, the Aqara P2 sensor can be effortlessly integrated into various home environments and placed in a multitude of locations and settings. Powered by a robust CR123A battery, users can enjoy the device without frequent worries about battery replacement or maintenance.

  6. Additional Features with the Aqara Home app: Aqara’s commitment to user-centric design is evident in the customisable settings offered through the Aqara Home app. With the upcoming launch of the Hub M3, users will be able to fine-tune the sensor’s sensitivity within a range of 1-3 cm and adjust the sleep time based on specific scenarios. The app also offers a programmable button to trigger various smart home automations and a Tamper Alarm feature that sends immediate alerts to your smartphone if the sensor is tampered with.


What is Required:

To add the P2 to a particular Matter-enabled app, your device or devices will need to have both functionalities, therefore a 2-in-1 Matter Controller & Thread Border Router is needed as a minimum requirements; examples below.

Please Note: For now, Aqara Home, Aqara hubs are not currently supported.

Works with Apple Home

  • AppleTV 4K (3rd gen, 128 GB)
  • AppleTV 4K (2nd gen)
  • HomePod (2nd gen)
  • HomePod Mini

Works with Nanoleaf

  • Nanoleaf Lines
  • Nanoleaf Elements
  • Nanoleaf Shapes (Hexagon / Triangles)

Works with SmartThings

  • SmartThings Hub v3
  • Aeotec Hub v3
  • SmartThings Station

Works with Alexa

  • Echo (4th generation)

Works with Google Home

  • Nest Hub (2nd gen)
  • Nest Hub Max
  • Nest Wi-Fi Pro

Works via Matter with Home Assistant

  • Home Assistant Yellow

The Aqara Door and Window Sensor P2 is more than just a sensor; it’s a leap into the future of smart homes. With its advanced features and Matter compatibility, it offers an unparalleled user experience, ensuring your home is not just smarter, but also safer and more efficient. Welcome to the future with Aqara’s P2 Door and Window Sensor.

Where to Buy

This sensor can easily be purchased at Aqara UK, a trusted supplier of high-quality smart home products. With a price tag of just £29.99, the Aqara P2 Window and door sensor offers excellent value for money.

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