conclusion:We like it

90 January 29th 2014 3:49 pm

Withings hoped to improve upon their popular Body Scale with the Smart Body Analyzer, adding the ability to measure heart rate, fat and ambient conditions -- combine all that with an improved app, and the Smart Body Analyzer becomes a solid choice if you need more advanced data metrics to help you lose weight. The price may be a bit off-putting, but Fit Technica says it definitely feels like a "quality item." Getting the scale up and running might be a little "more involved," but Laptop Magazine says it will only take you a "trouble-free 5 minutes." If you are just looking to track your weight without any other measurements, paying $150 for a scale probably isn't for you. But, if you love data and analyzing your goal progress with a degree of precision, Withings again has once again made a scale that lives up to its promises, and Pocket-Lint "can't think of a better set of digital scales."

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PC Mag Apr 11, 2013

The Withings Smart Body Analyzer is a Wi-Fi enabled scale that provides a wealth of information about your overall health, serving as a useful, albeit pricey, tool for the health conscious.

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Laptop Magazine Apr 16, 2013

Withings added some useful health measurements to its smart scales, including ambient air quality and your heart rate ... its app lets you incorporate a lot of other data, from workouts to sleep patterns ... All these attributes make this $149 smart scale worth more than the sum of its parts.

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Pocket-Lint Sep 23, 2013

If, however, you're embarking on weight-loss, weight-gain, training or just want to keep an eye on where you're at with a multitude of data then, simply put, we can't think of a better set of digital scales.

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iLounge Mar 22, 2013

If the heart, fat, and/or ambient condition sensors appeal to you, you’ll like how they’re implemented in the app. The Smart Body Analyzer merits our general recommendation.

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Fit Technica May 26, 2013

The Withings Smart Body Analyzer is a wonderful piece of kit that helps you track your weight, body fat and general wellbeing over time.

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Engadget Jan 6, 2013

So, we've now been able to spend some time with the Smart Body Analyzer and, from a hardware perspective, it's exactly the same smart scale that we know and love. What's different is the aforementioned resting heart rate monitor and C02 analyzer that's built into the platform.

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I had originally wanted one of the Tanita scales that would sync with my Garmin over Ant+, but the prices and reviews were a little off-putting. You set this up using your phone or tablet, and start using it. If multiple people are using this in your home, it knows who is who by comparing...

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amf amf

Measures your HR, BMI, Body Fat, Room Temp and Air Quality... And yes, it takes your weight measurement too! A great partner to the Withings Pulse.

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herne75 herne75

Love this scale. The tracking of measurements on the site is amazing and the ability to import into fitbit makes it a win

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Met Met

It's pretty handy and seems to be pretty accurate with the weight measurement. However, with the fat percentage, it doesn't seem so accurate. I could get on the scale 2 minutes later and see the fat percentage change by a whole percent; that can't be accurate! In any case, it's very motivating to...

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