Review: Samsung SHS-P718 LBK/LMK Biometric Fingerprint Keyless Door Lock

shs-p718-lbk-lmkSummary: The SHS-P718 LBK/LMK biometric fingerprint keyless door lock is the best in terms of design, security, usability and finger print recognition.


  • State of the art finger print recognition
  • Sleek award winning design
  • High tech
  • Sturdy and well made
  • Push Pull Technology
  • The best in security features
  • Easy to install


  • Not for outdoor use
  • Extra emergency keys are expensive


  • 4 Ways to Unlock: fingerprint, code/password, RFID card, emergency override key
  • Supports up to 100 users
  • World Class Optical Finger Print Recognition
  • Push Pull Technology: easy way to open door – no need to turn the handle, only push from outside and pull it from the inside
  • Stylish design that won 3 awards (German IF, Red Dot Design Award and US IDEA Design Award)
  • Durable and unique handle structure protects from outside force
  • In-Home Security – prevents intruders by disabling outside controls (password and key-tags no longer work)
  • Passage Mode – keep the door unlocked when you need to
  • Automatic wake-up on approaching: the IR sensor detects motion within 70 cm and wakes up the lock automatically
  • Anti-hacking encryption protocol – protects from electronic breaking methods
  • Fire Sensor – user to alert whenever high temperatures are detected
  • Locking notification on touch panel – It displays the status of the door when you touch the panel (‘Locked’, ‘Unlocked’)
  • Warning alarm for possible intruder – It sounds an alarm if motion is detected in front of the lock for an extended period of time
  • Manner Mode – disable the sound of the alarm (for quiet unlocking)
  • Low Battery Warning – if the battery is running low, you will receive a notification
  • 9 W Battery Probe – in case the lock fails you can use a battery to open the door

Is This Biometric Lock Right For You?

The Samsung SHS-P718 LBK/LMK biometric fingerprint keyless door lock is ideal for a main home entrance door or for an office door.


The package includes the lock, mounting hardware and user manual.

Installation & Usage Tips

  • Door thickness: 38-80mm
  • Mortise: AML320

Bottom Line

The SHS-P718 LBK/LMK biometric fingerprint lock is without a doubt the best on the market. It has an award winning design, it comes with world class optical finger print recognition and it has the most security features in comparison to other biometric locks on the market.

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