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Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Kick-in as sold

Kick-in as sold

Resistance to kick-in as sold is how well the lock survived increasingly forceful impacts using the hardware it comes with.

 /  5
Kick-in reinforced

Kick-in reinforced

Kick-in reinforced is the same test using an aftermarket Box Strike in place of the included strike or, for surface-mount locks, 3-inch screws; models scoring Excellent as sold were not retested.

 /  5
Drilling

Drilling

Drilling shows how well the lock stood up to assaults with a drill.

 /  5
Picking

Picking

Picking shows how well the lock stood up to the lock-picking efforts of our experts.

 /  5
Ease of remote access

Ease of remote access

A measure of the features the lock offers for operating it remotely.

 /  5
Convenience

Convenience

A measure of convenience features, including Auto-Lock, notifications and shareable keys.

 /  5
Security add-ons

Security add-ons

Extra security features the lock comes with like a door sensor, tamper alarm, etc.

 /  5
Connectivity

Connectivity

Ease of setup and connecting locks to various devices.

 /  5

About

The Schlage Sense Smart BE479CEN619 is part of the Door Locks test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Smart Locks models like the Sense Smart BE479CEN619 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Kick-in as sold Resistance to kick-in as sold is how well the lock survived increasingly forceful impacts using the hardware it comes with.

Kick-in reinforced Kick-in reinforced is the same test using an aftermarket Box Strike in place of the included strike or, for surface-mount locks, 3-inch screws; models scoring Excellent as sold were not retested.

Drilling Drilling shows how well the lock stood up to assaults with a drill.

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