The Renpho body fat scale review
September 15, 2020
Product : Renpho body fat scale
Dimensions : 27.94×2.94×27.94 cm
Weight :1.29 Kilograms
In the renpho body fat scale review here, we will see together:
- why buy this smart scale?
- How to use this scale the proper way and avoid errors?
- What I like about this scale
- What I don’t like about this scale
- Where I stand ,regarding scale
Why buy this scale ?
It is one of the most liked scales on the market. This scale has users from all over the world and the reasons people love this scale are so many. One of the reasons, is the way this scale can be set up. It is absolutely amazing, how easy, it is to unbox and set up this scale, in just a few minutes, the user is ready to start using the scale. The application for phones and tablets Renpho) is free and works with android and ios devices. The renpho application syncs with most used fitness application which include Fitbit, Samsung health, Apple health and Google fit. There are many smart scales on the market and it is getting very hard to know which one to choose. This scale even has applications for Apple watches and this is a huge advantage, since most smart scales don’t have this option .
In fact, most smart scales, after they have been used a few times, they sometimes need to be re calibrated. This scale has auto calibration and is one of the most accurate smart scales. It has four high precision sensors, to maximize the accuracy of the measurements results .
More than ninety percent of people who go on a diet and who also exercise to lose weight, they end up giving up. One reason why most people give up on their weight loss goals, is because they don’t have the right body weight scale. A person who is on a discipline to lose weight, they need to know when they are making progress, even if it is a very small change,it is good to see it, for encouragement.
Here is what it looks like ,from the phone application :
Follow up and tracking are also among the specialties of this scale. The user can monitor their progress and since it syncs with other fitness applications, accessing all the data from all the applications is so easy. The user can set up their weight loss goals, track them daily, weekly or monthly, it is up to them .
How to use this scale the proper way and avoid errors ?
One of the big topic about smart scales,is their accuracy. There is a debate about how trustworthy the measurements results are. There are a lot of reasons why some people complain about their accuracy,from personal to technical.One of them being the fact that some users don’t set up their scale the proper way and don’t know how to use them correctly. If the user sets up the scale with inaccurate personal informations,the measurements results are probably also going to be inaccurate .
Here are a few steps the user can follow to get the best from the scale :
- When setting up the scale, they have to make sure they enter their exact height, age and gender. The scale takes into consideration all the personal data the user enters at the beginning. A woman’s and a man’s body are built with many similarities and yet with so many differences, especially in body composition.
- To get accurate results from this scale, it has to be placed on a hard and flat surface. Although some smart scales work perfectly even on a carpet, it is always better to place it on a really hard and flat surface. Some surfaces look flat when they are not really. On a given surface there could be a small double slope to allow water draining and it is very hard to see. So,the user has to be sure they have placed to scale at the right place, in the right spot before the use .
- Just like the old scales, smart scales also need to be stepped on, bare feet and steady looking straight forward with no heavy clothing, for better accuracy. The use has to step on all the four electrodes of the scale, two electrodes under each foot. If the user steps on this scale with heavy clothing and other stuff, the scale considers the weight of the user and all the others things as one body weight all together.
- The other thing which is recommended to avoid errors, is to use the scale at the same hour each day, it facilitates the scale’s system to track all the data for each day and all the changes if there is any, in the body composition .
What I like about this scale
This scale has proved itself,over and over again, to be one of the best bathroom scales as we speak. It is really a smart scale, which definitely does more than what the traditional scales were able to do .
Here are my favorite features of this scale :
- Data protection is a big deal as we speak, because people around the world have had their personal data exposed without their consent and used for malicious purposes.This scale has a secure Bluetooth connection and Renpho has a customer service team which can be contacted twenty-four days a week for help if there is any trouble with the scale
- This scale measures what matters in the body.It measures the body composition index,thirteen to be exact which are the most used determine how healthy someone is.The thirteen key body composition,which this scale measures include the body Weight, BMI, Body Fat%, Water %, Skeletal Muscle, Fat-free Body Weight, Muscle Mass, Bone Mass, Protein, BMR, Subcutaneous Fat, Visceral Fat and Metabolic. For example, the subcutaneous fat is one of the body composition which require attention because a body with a lot of subcutaneous fat is at risk of heart disease, strokes , diabetes and more.It is also the same for visceral fat level which is directly related to body resistance to insulin and cholesterol level.
- This scale has over three million users worldwide,which is definitely a good sign.It shows that people trust this brand and like Renpho scales, in general .
- Here is another cool thing about this scale,it has unlimited user capacity, which means everybody can use this scale separately in a big house hold.This scale records and stores all the data separately and organized .
- The other thing I like about this scale is how it tracks the user’s weight loss goals and even congratulate them when they reach them.It feels like it is a fitness or a gym buddy who is always there whenever needed to encourage their friend and cheer them up !
What I don’t like about this scale
In general, this scale is one of my favorite.However , I don’t like the fact that the screen of the scale only displays the weight of the user and not the other details on the body composition.All the other twelve body composition details be found on the user’s phone, in the Renpho application,where they can be easily manipulated for more ,tracked,where weight loss goals can be set and more.
It happened that some users got wrong measurements results.At least,some of them got results they were not expecting.This is mostly because they didn’t follow the directions properly.Always remember as a user, to give the scale enough time to compute all the measurements internally and send everything to the application.Some user just don’t wait,they step on the scale and step off without waiting at least fifteen to twenty seconds.Yes,I wish this scale could do the measurement process faster .
Furthermore,even if this scale is built strong and durable, the user needs to stand on it gently.Although the four foots at the bottom which stabilize the scale are robust ,they can also break easily if the user steps on this device harshly. I wish this scale was shockproof, especially at the bottom including the four legs.Besides that,it would be cool if this scale used position control technology which basically guide the user into the correct stance for the measurement .
The battery life of this scale is the last thing that I don’t like and I wish it was just rechargeable . However ,since it takes AAA batteries,it also depends on the quality of the batteries.Energizer ultimate lithium batteries like Duracell, most likely last much longer than less known battery brands .
Where do I stand regarding this scale ?
In the long run,this is a scale that I recommend and that for many motives,notably the ones I cited in the article and many more.
For those who have this bathroom scale,what do you think of this review ?I would to hear your personal review .
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