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85
Engadget
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The Protect brings plenty of innovation to the staid world of smoke detectors, but the $99 price will be too steep for many people to swallow.

Pros
  • Remote control via a mobile app
  • Clever uses of color notifications
  • Sleek design
Cons
  • Expensive for a smoke detector
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Scores

Engadget

85
 

User Reviews

100
CableMonkey
I wish these sold at 1/2 the price, but I still like them quite a bit.
100
Erichof
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
30
selesko
A poor product that's more likely to be frustrating than useful. - Engadget
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85
Average Critic Score

Design and form factor

86
 

Ease of use

83
 

How It Stacks Up

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93
 
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60
 

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68
 
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