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Take the terror out of New Year's weight resolutions with the best home scales for 2024


If you hear the "Jaws" theme song whenever you're close to weighing yourself, there's a reason you should look at your home scale with less fear. Weighing yourself every day can be the key to achieving and maintaining those 2024 weight loss goals. That means you need a reliable bathroom scale, one whose accuracy you can count on. Other studies also show that digital monitors such as the Apple Watch 9 that help one self monitor weight loss work well in conjunction with a solid home scale to keep you on track and hitting those health and fitness goals. 

Smart scales like FitTrack report big numbers when it comes to users achieving weight loss goals, while the Inevifit Smart Body Fat scale gives advanced metrics including body composition analysis to help you understand not just how much you weigh, but helps you understand what the number on the scale really means. 

Turns out, the right bathroom scale can take the horror out of stepping on one.

Best bathroom scales for 2024

Bathroom scales have come a long way since that rusty contraption that required an advanced math degree just figure it out. Today's home scales work with mobile apps to store and interpret information, give advanced metrics far beyond just how much you weigh, and are reliable and accurate. Keep reading for the best bathroom scales for this year.

Best bathroom scale deal:  WYZE Smart Scale X


What was our pick for best Bluetooth bathroom scale quickly turned into our favorite home-scale deal when we saw the price. Available in black or white, this smart scale (11.8 x 11.8 x 1.18 inches) promises consistent accuracy and 13 body composition metrics in conjunction with popular mobile health apps including Apple Health and Google Fit.

Top features of the WYZE Smart Scale X

  • This scale requires 3 AAA batteries (not included). 
  • In addition to weight readings, this scale offers 13 body composition metrics, including bone mass, metabolic age, body water percentage, muscle mass and more.
  • This scale features a luxurious, easy-to-read LCD screen.

The WYZE Smart Scale X is currently on sale for $39, reduced from $50. 

Best digital scale: Eat Smart extra-wide digital bathroom scale 


This simple digital scale has so much going for it you may not even mind stepping on it. Measuring 15 inches by 13 inches, this scale features an extra-wide platform and LCD display (3.5 inches by 2.25 inches) featuring a bright blue backlight for enhanced readability.  

This digital scale boats an instant and accurate readout, thanks to its four precision sensors and step-on technology.  No tapping the scale to wake it up. This one's always ready.

Top features of the Eat Smart digital scale:

  • This scale offers a maximum reading of 550 pounds.
  • This LCD display is easy to read, thanks to the blue backlight and wide numerical display.
  • The auto-off feature powers the scale down after several seconds to extend battery life.

Best glass digital bathroom scale: Weight Watchers scale by Conair


Durable with a maximum 400-pound display, Conair's glass bathroom scale (11.9 by 11.9 by 1.1 inches) promises accuracy every time you step on the scale.  

Top features of the Conair bathroom scale:

  • This scale earns 4.4 stars on Amazon with readers touting its accuracy.
  • The 1.5-inch display is easy to read.
  • This scale uses one long-life lithium battery (included). 
  • Conair's scale is easy to use; just tap and step on. 
  • This scale's glass surface is easy to clean and matches most bathroom decor.

Best body-fat and water-weight scale: Sharper Image digital scale

Sharper Image

Offering a maximum capacity of 440 pounds, this terrific digital scale from Sharper Image uses advanced technology to give a robust assessment of the user's physical fitness level. 

Top features of the Sharper Image digital scale:

  • This scale can be used by up to 10 individual users.
  • The top is made from tempered glass, which is easy to clean.
  • This scale measures body fat, body water and weight.

Sharper Image is shedding a few pounds of this scale's price. This scale is now priced at $55, reduced from $80 with code CHEERS. (Cheers!)

Best bathroom scale design: MyKronoz MyScale smart scale

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Turns out, you don't have to sacrifice your design aesthetic for a bathroom scale. The MyKronoz MyScale smart scale measures approximately 13 inches in diameter and boasts a large LED color display. 

Available in black or white, this smart scale is compatible with top health apps including the MyKronoz app, Apple Health and Google Fit.

Top features of the MyKronoz MyScale smart scale:

  • This scale gives a comprehensive picture of body compositions, BMI, fat mass, muscle mass and more.
  • This scale is Wi-Fi- and Bluetooth 4.0-compatible.
  • The large color LED display is easy to read.
  • This scale includes a heart-rate sensor.
  • This scale relies on four weight sensors to deliver an accurate reading.
  • The rechargeable battery has a battery life of up to 12 months.

Best 2-in-1 scale: Eilison digital and analog scale


Earning 4.5 stars on Amazon, this 2-in-1 scale is a real crowd pleaser with certified buyers. Available in white, black or dark red (pictured), this scale come with body-weight and height-measurement functionality that promises precision and accuracy.

Top features of the Eilison digital and analog scale:

  • This scale features step-on technology, which is immediately activated the moment you step on -- no lag time as the scale perks up.
  • This scale delivers highly accurate measurements in pounds and killograms.
  • This scale offers readings from 6 to 330 pounds.

This terrific scale is on sale at Amazon for $60, reduced from $76. 

What to look for in a bathroom scale

While it may seem like all bathroom scales are created equal, nothing could be further from the truth. From Bluetooth capability to water-weight metrics, modern home scales offer far more than a weight reading. Regardless of a scale's functionality, there are some basic features we looked for in all the scales we recommend. 

Look for in a home scale that gives a fresh reading every time you step on, rather than it pulling from a previous use. Look for a wide backlit display whenever possible making for optimal viewing. Ideally, a scale's reading should linger giving you ample time to assess your progress. We prefer a bathroom scale with an auto shutoff feature to preserve battery life. 

When using your scale, find a solid, flat surface to give the most accurate reading. 

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