EatSmart Precision Digital Bathroom Scale Review


This sleek glass scale wins rave reviews from users, who laud its accuracy and near instant readout. The large 3.5"-LCD display with a blue backlight is easy to see day or night.

Strong EatSmart Precision Digital Bathroom Scale reviews make this one of our top picks. It earns a near-perfect rating on Amazon, where literally hundreds of reviews comment approvingly on its sleek look, accuracy, and ease of use. Consumers who mind their weight like the large backlit display, which makes for easy reading, the step-on technology that powers up the scale right away, and the consistent weight reports. Users posting bathroom scale reviews on Walmart offer up similar comments, including one that notes stepping on the scale several times in a row doesn't affect the results and another stating that the accurate readouts make it possible to monitor her weight-loss progress. We did come across some reviews, however, that tell the opposite story; that is, inaccurate and inconsistent weights and scales that quit working shortly after purchase.

The EatSmart Precision Digital Bathroom Scale (starting at $29, Amazon) is made of tempered glass, an increasingly popular material for bathroom scales, and boasts a 3.5-inch LCD display and a 12- x 13-inch platform. It runs on four AAA batteries, which are included in the package, and it can weigh up to 400 pounds, with the results detailed in 0.2-pound increments; it can also give your weight in kilograms or stones (the British unit of weight). A feature touted on this scale is the step on/step off, which powers up and powers down the unit and replaces the tap-on approach of earlier models.

The overwhelming show of support for the inexpensive digital scale convinces us it's a value buy. We didn't find any complaints about this unit gobbling power, so you won't need to replace the batteries often. Be careful with the glass, though, because it can shatter if rammed against a porcelain bathroom fixture (i.e., tub or toilet). Such accidents seem few in number, though, and the EatSmart Precision Digital Bathroom Scale is an otherwise durable model that can help keep you on your weight track.

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