Kwikset Reveals Two Brand New SmartCode™ Electronic Deadbolts
SmartCode™ 260 Keypad delivers value; SmartCode™ 270 Touchpad utilizes new technology
LAKE FOREST, CALIF. (October 5, 2022) – Kwikset, the leading residential lock manufacturer, unveils its two newest products: SmartCode™ 260 Keypad Deadbolts and SmartCode™ 270 Touchpad Deadbolts. Both deadbolts are now available in Traditional (TRL) and Contemporary (CNT) styles and feature BILT® app support.
The SmartCode™ 260 Keypad Deadbolts provide more value and features, including a new responsive 10-button keypad design, 50 user codes, a new fast motorized deadbolt, cool white LEDs for bright illumination, and Microban® antimicrobial protection technology built into the finish and keypad. “Many of our mechanical locks have Microban®, but this is our first electronic keyless entry lock where we can say it has the protection of Microban®,” said Josh Hodgson, Product Marketing Manager at Kwikset. TRL styles are available in Polished Brass, Satin Nickel and Venetian Bronze finishes, while CNT styles include Satin Nickel, Matte Black and Polished Chrome finishes.
The SmartCode™ 270 Touchpad Deadbolts introduce a new touchpad interface design that combines tactile feedback with sleek style, bright LED illumination, and easy code access along with 50 user codes and a new fast motorized deadbolt. TRL styles are available in Satin Nickel and Venetian Bronze finishes, while CNT styles include Satin Nickel and Matte Black.
“We pride ourselves on offering the highest quality keyless entry locks at the best value to our loyal customers,” said Hodgson. “Both the new keypad and touchpad deadbolts provide a seamless way for homeowners to experience the benefits of keyless entry without breaking the bank. Our product team is continually reevaluating our current line of products to ensure we are incorporating the latest technology for consumers.”
Both new Kwikset SmartCode™ deadbolts will be available starting in October 2022 at Kwikset’s retail partners. The SmartCode™ 260 products will retail for $99.99, and the SmartCode™ 270 products will retail for $119.99. For more information about Kwikset smart locks, please visit kwikset.com.
Kwikset is the #1 selling U.S. lock brand*, making homeowners feel safe since 1946. Kwikset works hard to understand the world you live in, so that we can do everything we can to protect it. The company’s unwavering commitment to meeting homeowners’ needs has inspired its innovative lock portfolio that includes patented SmartKey Security™ deadbolts, patented SecureScreen™ touchscreen locks, keyless entry combination locks, connected home technology, Bluetooth-enabled Aura®, Wi-Fi enabled Halo®, door hardware with Microban® antimicrobial product protection and a wide variety of styles and finishes.
Our interior and exterior door products provide customers with the quality, technology, durability and style they want while guaranteeing the highest level of security**. Headquartered in Orange County, Calif., Kwikset is part of the Hardware & Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB). Kwikset® products are sold online and through retailers and distributors throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Australia. Visit us at www.kwikset.com and https://kwiksetpresskit.com.
*Based on TraQline US Quarterly brand unit share report, Q4 2006 through Q2 2022.
**Based on certification to BHMA Residential Grade AAA. BHMA certified product has been tested to good (C), better (B), best (A) rating in the following categories: security, durability and finish.
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