Withings Smart Body Analyzer

The Withings Smart Body Analyzer W-S50 is an Internet connected weight scale that measures weight, BMI (Body Mass Index), body fat, and heart rate. 

Withings Smart Body Analyzer

Withings Smart Body Analyzer: measures weight, body fat, BMI and heart rate

The Withings Smart Body Analyzer is the next iteration of the original Withings Body Scale.

There are three main differences between these two Internet connected weight scales: the Withings Smart Body Analyzer offers a heart rate monitor, Bluetooth Smart syncing, and air quality monitoring (temperature and carbon dioxide) – see Withings Smart Body Analyzer press release.

A world first for tracking weight, heart rate and environment in a single device earned Withings Smart Body Analyzer a CES 2013 Award for Innovation.

The WiFi enabled weight scale integrates seamlessly with the Withings Health Mate app (iOS and Android), which acts as a hub for your connected body tracking devices, including Withings’ own Smart Activity TrackerScales and Blood Pressure Monitor, as well as others like BodyMedia activity tracker and Zeo sleep tracker.

Device Facts

Tracks: Weight, Body Mass Index (BMI), Body Fat, Heart Rate, Air Quality

Company: Withings (Twitter and Facebook)

Release: March 2013

Website: Withings Smart Body Analyzer W-S50

Launch Price: $149 USD (source)

App: iOS and Android

Form Factor: Floor scale

Display: OLED

Sync: WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and Bluetooth Smart

Color Variations: Black

API: Withings API and Withings Android API

Third-party Connectivity: Withings compatible apps

Buy It: Withings Store

Key Features

  1. Heart Rate Monitor – just step on to the scale and it measures your heart rate
  2. Environment Monitor – air quality monitoring with built-in carbon dioxide and temperature meter
  3. Bluetooth Setup - not unlike the Withings WiFi Body Scale (but taking a cue from the Withings Wireless Scale W-S30), you don’t need to connect the scale to a computer via USB in order to set up the WiFi. Using Bluetooth, you can set up the scale using your iPhone or Android device
  4. Bluetooth and WiFi Sync - you can automatically upload your weight via WiFi or your phone connected via Bluetooth
  5. Position Control Technology - visual feedback is given by the scale to help you properly position yourself for high accuracy weighing

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  1. Hello Sahar,I have a client that I’ve been wriokng with who has been struggling to lose fat. She just got one of these this week. She is loving the feedback that she gets from it and said it is quite an eye opener seeing the figures at the end of the day. Hopefully this will be a helpful tool to get her to her goals! It’s reassuring to hear good words about it from you.If my client has success from wearing it I’ll be recommending it to others having difficulty losing the extra fat pounds Aaron recently posted..

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