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Withings - Body+ Body Composition Wi-Fi Scale - Black-Angle_Standard

Withings - Body+ Body Composition Wi-Fi Scale - Black

Model: WBS05-BLACK-ALL-INTERSKU: 5869533

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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 204 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good scale, some downfalls

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    Wexy
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    Got this scale to upgrade from my Fitbit Aria, which I dreaded purely because I had to work inside the fitbit app the whole time. Gotta say, i'm glad I upgraded: Pros: -Seems to be pretty accurate -In addition to the data trends you can view on the app, you get an immediate trend of the last 5 measurements on the LCD display when you weight yourself so you can instantly see progress. -App communicates with Apple Health, which is a big plus for me. FItbit didn't. -It comes with little pucks you can attach to the feet of the scale so you can use it on carpet. -Seems to have good battery life -Wifi setup was extremely simple due to bluetooth. -Scale directs you where to shift your weight if you're leaning too far on any side of the scale(which would cause an inaccurate reading). -Each measured parameter shows a little bar and slider for where you currently are, and i'm guessing where you nominally want to be (middle of the bar). For example, my fat percentage is higher than I want, so the slider is towards the right of the bar. My muscle composition is low, so it's on the left side of the bar. My water and bone mass are nominal, so they're right in the middle. When I start making progress, those sliders will move towards the middle since numbers don't really mean much to me in terms of composition. Cons: -Even though it comes with attachments for carpet-use, you cannot use it on extremely plushy carpet. It will still be inaccurate. -App does not sync with Health kit AUTOMATICALLY. You have to open the app and then it'll send that data over to health. Overall, pretty happy with it. It'll definitely be better to work with this scale over the fitbit. I would recommend that if you want to use on a carpet, measure yourself on hard-floor BEFORE you put the carpet feet on, and then see how far off that reading was from your reading on the carpet with the feet on.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice scale

    Posted
    KimA
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    very nice looking and sturdy. I purchased this, in black, to replace my old original Fitbit scale. I hopped on it 6 times the first day to test its reliability and each time I received the exact same readings. you do have to be perfectly balanced and centered, the scale will tell you when you need to adjust, in order to get a fully complete reading which can be a bit annoying if you just wanting to jump on and off. I'm still figuring it out but all in all it seems to be consistent compared to my aging Fitbit scale. this scale does sync my weight reading to my fitness pal and my fitness pal syncs to my garmin tracker. this scale does not synchronize to Fitbit or Garmin apps. Very easy to set up my profile and get connected to wifi.. took total of maybe 5 min. I love the different measurements very handy. I wasnt wanting to pay 100$ so I purchased when on sale however if your looking to track all your measurements it seems worth the investment

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Scale with Wi-Fi Connectivity

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    rgmckenz
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    After losing 70 lbs and tracking it with our old Weight Watchers scale, I decided it was time to step-up to something better during weight maintenance and workouts. I also wanted something that would connect to our home WiFi and keep track of everything for multiple family members. Connecting to Apple Health would be a bonus for fitness tracking. This scale certainly fit the bill on all counts. Expensive....yes, a bit, but worth it. Decent display, plus weight, BMI, bone mass, muscle mass, even heart rate! Everything's automatically uploaded to a online account and is viewable with a Health Mate app. Great for looking at weight over time and charting everything. Still learning how to use with different family members, but we're getting there. Scale will recognize who you are by your approximate weight. It will even give you the temperature/weather outside, based on location. Sweet! Glad I opted for the smart-scale and Withings in particular. Definitely recommend if you are serious about tracking your weight!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome

    Posted
    Jonnyc1503
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    Nokia hit it out of the park on this one. I was looking at the Fitbit scale but since I bought an Apple watch my Fitbit is done. The Nokia app is awesome and it so nice that the stats go right to my iphone's Nokia app that then saves to the apple health app. I loved it so much that I then bought the Nokia blood pressure device and love that to WITH A BIG caveat... it DOES NOT check for an irregular heart beat.. they need to fix that...AFIB is a big reason people get BP monitors. They are loosing a big portion of the market to ReliOn and other BP makers that do. I am excited about the Nokia sleep pad as well. Nokia is on the right track and the scale is a solid performer. Once they get the heart irregular heartbeat on the BP cuff and hopefully add that into the sleep monitor... Nokia will be way a head of the competition. If they don't they will get the younger tech folks but miss out on a huge GEN X market for AFIB ect. Best buy should be sure to stock more health related smart equipment and tell Nokia to get on the ball.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Great tech, questionable quality

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    Robromanteo
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    I am basing this review solely on my experience with the products that I have purchased. This is my third withings scale. The very first one was this model, and was very reliable after a few years it worked perfectly fine but decided to upgrade to the more expensive model which was a big mistake. Only after a year of having it, it died! Some sort of mechanical failure or the battery went bad and dead in the water it was. So I had to buy another one because I sold the original one that I got that works so well. Very frustrated I was to have the nicer more expensive model fail on me. Hopefully this model will perform just as my original one did. Not happy with the ordeal but this particular product is good. Avoid the higher end version that does not a whole lot more than your heart rate. The other additional feature it had was cut from a software update.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great full body composition scale

    Posted
    cwsmith
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    I've been using this scale daily for the past month. PROS Gives more body composition details than my previous scale (Fitbit Aria). The positioning sensors and indicators ensure more accurate measurements. The application does a good job displaying the data and providing feedback based on overall tends. The app also includes general health information and guidance. The scale is well built and send like it will last a long time. It cost half as much as similar scales. I've had a Withings BP for years so now all my health data is consolidated into one place. CONS None so far however I'm noticing the app only seems to be giving positive feedback. It could be that my overall trend has been great. Or it could be that I'm just odd and would prefer the app have a drill sergeant mode if I go off track.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Super easy to track weight

    Posted
    LaBestiaHumanamx
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    Bought this originally to track weight loss. My regular scale was pretty accurate, but I had to input the number manually in my app, or take pictures for later use. This scale also measures BMI, Muscle and Fat mass, measures water percentage and bone density. Once you step on it, it automatically sends the data to your phone, from there you can use the native app or myfitnesspal to see your progress. 4 starts because body fat and muscle mass are not very accurate, but can still be used as to track progress after a period of time. Weight seems to be pretty accurate and consistent.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Its a scale. But does so much more!

    Posted
    Quest1962
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    Okay. I needed a new scale. And I am thinking of getting an Apple Watch. So I wanted a scale that had some kind of connectivity. So away I went, to investigate what was available, and what they do. Basically, they all hook up with wi-fi, Bluetooth, or both. And can sync with your "Health Apps". So without having to think about it, you have access anywhere to your progress in many areas. As scales do, it weighs you. Then it does some funky mumbo-jumbo, and tells you how much water you have in your system, in percentage. The weight of your bones, and muscle. Then it gives you a general weather report for that day, and the next. Following that, you get a BMI reading. Many of the units I looked at do some or all of these functions. This seemed to have a better history (Samsung bought another company making this scale), so that was good. I also settled on this model, because it has a nicer form than others I saw.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love it!

    Posted
    FatBoy
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    This scale has helped me lose over 30 pounds in the 3 months I've owned it. I love the new Nokia app as it stores all the information on my phone so I can track all my stats (weight, muscle mass, body fat, bone density, body water and BMI). It syncs perfectly with MyFitnessPal and other apps I use. It was fairly easy to set up (could be a little easier). Looks very sleek and modern and is durable. The scale seems reliable as my weight has only fluctuated .3 pounds if I step on and step off a few times in a row (but usually gives exact same weight). I told family members about this scale and they purchased it too and all love it too.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Decent

    Posted
    hoxyho
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    Readings are taken pretty fast with fat, muscle, bone, BMI, even weather. Comes with carpet legs. Need to ensure the placement is completely flat or weight readings with not be consistent. Fat, water and muscle readings can change for multiple readings taken at the same time with variances of up to .5% (50 basis points). Can’t comment on accuracy as I have not corroborated with other fat measuring methods. Uses the Healthmates app to track your readings but doesn’t link with the Fitbit app, seems to be some issue with the Withings Connection Wizard on Fitbits website, issue has been ongoing for months. On a whole a decent smart scale, but if you are looking to connect to your Fitbit, look elsewhere.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect

    Posted
    psyclopps
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    I bought this to replace an aging and broken Fitbit Aria. I was weary to leave the Fitbit community but since Nokia purchased Withings, I figured it would be a safe purchase since Withings devices are known for connecting to pretty much every fitness app out there. I have had zero problems connecting it to Samsung Health and myfitnesspal. It tells me way more than my Aria did, seems far more reliable and accurate. Above all else, it looks better and feels of higher construction quality if you ask me. Go buy one.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Stylish, Functional Scale

    Posted
    JoJo
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    Purchased this particular scale online for delivery based on two factors - compatibility with my food diary app [MyNetDiary] and online reviews. Very happy it was on sale at the time of purchase. It arrived promptly and looks great with it's glossy, glassy black aesthetic that has a hint of a blueish tint to it. It was a little cumbersome to set-up - I had to bring the scale close to my Wi-Fi router for it to connect. Since the initial set-up, it's worked as expected so I'm pleased and looking forward to its role is my weight loss scheme.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for father with health issues

    Posted
    Renette
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    I ordered this for my father as we were getting discharged from the hospital after a stressful weekend full of scans, heart caths, and more. He was diagnosed with congestive heart failure and a large heart aneurysm, amongst other things. The doctor recommended he get a scale to measure body water percentage as well as weight. My parents set this up and started using the app with no issues and said it was simple to do. This product has been accurate and a great tool in helping meet doctors orders.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Scale

    Posted
    Babanuki
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    I bought this scale after having a Fitbit Aria for years as well as the Fitbit tracker. The Aria had problems that they were unable to fix. I decided on the Nokia due to a lot of the ratings and also seeing all the negative ratings for the Aria. This scale was so easy to set up and customize. It gives a lot of information, probably more than most people want or need. But it’s fun to get the weather along with your weight every morning. You can use the MyFitnessPal app with this, too, so you can post activity if you have a Fitbit tracker. It’s an extra step but so far this scale has been worth it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Just buy it!

    Posted
    ALac
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    If you are like me, you are debating if a smart scale is worth the money/effort. Just buy this one! It syncs flawlessly with our iphones (we have multiple users in our house setup and it keeps the data organized and private for each user). With the app, you can sign up for challenges, and gain insight on trends, and potential areas of improvement and focus. I think this is a great product, and is good for those on a weight loss journey, or someone that is already in shape, but wants to monitor their overall health, not just weight.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Scale Suitable for the Whole Family

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    JimbobT
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    We've had this scale for a little over a week now. All four family members in my household have used it daily since it came home. Setup was seemingly trickier than necessary but not overwhelming. The features on this scale, most notable the ability for up to 8 people to have their own unique and private account is superb. All-in-all, an A+ experience thus far... and spot on with the weight on the scale at my doctor's office.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Somewhat okay. A bit buggy.

    Posted
    sean
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    Out of the box it seemed to work okay but then it glitched quite a bit. It would freeze or it wouldn't talk to the app. Then there are the times when it wouldn't provide my BMI or muscle percentage or bone mass. This pretty much happened every time after the first time I weighed in on the day I bought it. It happened at least every couple of days; enough for me to return it. Wish I could give it a better score but it didn't work well for me.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Smarter Scale

    Posted
    Dave
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    I purchased another smart scale but it wouldn’t connect well with Apple health and so I purchased this one. Seemless. Everything works. It reads quickly. I’m assuming it’s accurate and it’s helped me really get motivated to change my body comp. we have two users at our house and it can tell the difference immediately upon stepping on the scale. I highly recommend this if you’re an Apple household and want something simple to set up and use.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good smart scale

    Posted
    Mike
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    This is a good smart scale, the readings are very accurate and sync well with the Nokia Smart Health App. I did not give it 5 stars as the scale has to be perfectly level to get an accurate reading. There are 4 "feet" on the bottom of the scale that have to be perfectly flat on the ground in order to get an accurate reading. This may not be an issue for some but for me the feet can sometimes get caught in the grooves of my bathroom tile which can be annoying. All in all the scale provides what I need at a decent price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice, but could be better

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    Gizzat
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    Installation/setup process is not user friendly, you have to wait and guess about what's happening (some setup steps dont have any feedback, just loading icon). One simple solution could be to make a step-by-step youtube video. Screen is small and looks quite retro - its 2018 and could be improved to show nicer graphics and UI. Apart from that - the device is nice, it measures your weight, body fat, bmi - and sends that info to your mobile app. Tracking my weight day to day pushes me to eat/live more healthier life

    I would recommend this to a friend