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Weight seems accurate, but body fat % started varying by 40% for no reason.
on February 2, 2014
- Pros: nice design, weight measured consistently and accurately, 4 different user profiles.
- Cons: body fat % varies greatly over a short period of time and is inconsistent, even in the same weighing conditions. Shipped from LA and took forever to arrive.
I bought the scale to measure my weight with more accuracy than my previous one, and to get an idea of how my body fat % would evolve with a steady increase in sport practice. For the first 8 days, it displayed a consistent weight and body fat % (25%). Then on the 9th day, my weight was still accurate but my body fat percentage had suddenly increased by 10 percentage points, to 35%. I thought maybe it was a one-off because of changes in hydration levels, but unfortunately, it wasn't, and the scale continued to display a body fat % of around 35% the days after. That's a sudden increase of 40%, for no reason!!! And I know for a fact that my regular body fat % isn't at a consistent 35% level. For the record I weigh every morning in the exact same conditions, following the exact same routine, and before my breakfast (so hydration level isn't really the cause here in my opinion).
Conclusion: if you're only interested in accurate weight levels, it works, but there are cheaper options out there. If, like me, you bought it for more, then I guess there are more consistent scales out there too. I do regret my choice.
Last comment: I was really surprised to see that even though it's sold by "Ozeri Canada" as displayed on the site, it actually shipped from LA, CA. I ordered it on the 11th of Jan and it only arrived on the 23rd, which is unusually long for an order placed on Amazon.ca, even with regular shipping (in my experience).