October 2021

Blood Pressure Monitors: Aggregated Ranking Report

This report contains an aggregate consensus of Blood Pressure Monitor rankings posted by key online experts, as of October 2021.

At a glance - October 2021 Ranking

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Rank Change Price Blood Pressure Monitor
VeryWell Health
Healthline
Forbes
Wirecutter
SafeWise
CNET
Consumer Reports
Business Insider
BestReviews
ZD Net
1
- $85
Omron Healthcare BP5450
1
-
-
-
1
-
1
1
-
5
2
- $70
Withings BPM Connect
2
1
3
-
5
2
-
-
1
-
3
- $57
Omron Evolv
3
3
6
3
-
-
-
-
-
4
4
- $109
LifeSource AccuFit Cuff
6
5
-
-
4
6
-
-
-
3
5
- $72
QardioArm Wireless
-
-
2
-
-
1
-
-
3
-
6
- $46
Lazle JPD-HA101
5
-
-
-
2
-
-
-
-
2
7
- $40
iHealth Track
-
2
5
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
8
- $167
Omron Complete
-
6
4
-
-
4
-
-
-
-
9
- $55
Greater Goods Bluetooth Upper Arm
4
-
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
10
- $40
Greater Goods BP Monitor
-
-
-
2
3
-
-
-
-
-
11
+1 $52
A&D Medical UA-767F
-
-
-
-
-
7
3
-
-
-
12
-1 $45
Omron BP7450
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
-
4
-
13
- $65
Omron BP4350
-
4
-
-
-
5
-
-
-
-

We ranked Omron Healthcare BP5450 #1 in October 2021 because:

  • 5 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Blood Pressure Monitors” rankings.
  • Out of those, 4 experts ranked Omron Healthcare BP5450 as #1.
Critic endorsements:
VeryWell Health

Best Overall

Pros
Validated for clinical accuracy
Accommodates multiple users with app
High storage capacity

Cons
Limited cuff size
Only two users without mobile app

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SafeWise

Most accurate

Pros
Unlimited users with mobile app
TruRead technology for improved accuracy
Up to 200 stored readings on the device

Cons
Limited cuff size for smaller arms
Only two users without the mobile app
Poor mobile app performance

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Business Insider

Best blood pressure monitor overall

Pros
Fast and easy to use
wireless cuff
rechargeable battery
multi-user support
saved historical data
irregular heartbeat alerts

Cons
Smartphone app not user friendly

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ZD Net

The Cadillac of blood pressure monitors

Pros
This one does pretty much everything and is the best all-around unit on our list

Cons
None that we can think of

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We ranked Withings BPM Connect #2 in October 2021 because:

  • 6 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Blood Pressure Monitors” rankings.
  • Out of those, 2 experts ranked Withings BPM Connect as #1.
Critic endorsements:
VeryWell Health

Best On-the-Go

Pros
Easy to transport
Unlimited cloud data storage

Cons
Limited data storage without cloud
More expensive than other options

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Healthline

Best overall blood pressure monitor

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Forbes

Best Portable Blood Pressure Monitor

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SafeWise

Most portable

Pros
Compact design
Excellent mobile app
Unlimited cloud storage for your readings

Cons
Only holds eight readings
Best as a single-user device
Expensive

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CNET

Runner-up at-home blood pressure monitor

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BestReviews

Best of the Best

Pros
FDA-cleared device that provides accurate readings of systolic and diastolic blood pressure as well as heart rate.
Instant color-coded feedback upon measurement.
Equipped with a rechargeable battery.
WiFi connectivity and is compatible with Health Mate app.

Cons
Not set up well for storing and tracking data for multiple users.

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Experts chosen for October 2021 ranking

We ranked Omron Evolv #3 in October 2021 because:

  • 5 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Blood Pressure Monitors” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
VeryWell Health

Best Multi-User

Pros
Accommodates multiple users
Easy to share results
Cuff size range

Cons
Price
Non-rechargeable/runs on batteries

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Healthline

Best for multiple users

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Forbes

Best Blood Pressure Monitor for Multiple Users

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Wirecutter

A monitor and cuff in one

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ZD Net

All the technical bells and whistles, for just about everyone

Pros
Sophisticated smartphone app
support for two user profiles
integration with Alexa and AliveCor Kardia
attractive all-in-one design

Cons
Cuff may not accommodate larger arms
the device may be too complicated for elderly use
the display is small

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We ranked LifeSource AccuFit Cuff #4 in October 2021 because:

  • 5 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Blood Pressure Monitors” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
VeryWell Health

Best for Large Arms:

Pros
Large cuff size
Lightweight
Big display screen

Cons
Lacks high-tech features
One user only
Low storage capacity

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Healthline

Best for large arms

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SafeWise

Best cuff size options

Pros
Extra-large arm cuff
Accurate readings
Irregular heartbeat detector

Cons
Expensive
Average storage capacity for readings

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CNET

Best blood pressure monitor for large arms

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ZD Net

This one is for big arms

Pros
Large upper-arm circumference is not a problem

Cons
Pricier than other models on this list and no smartphone connectivity

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We ranked QardioArm Wireless #5 in October 2021 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Blood Pressure Monitors” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked QardioArm Wireless as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Forbes

Best Smart Blood Pressure Monitor

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CNET

Best overall at-home blood pressure monitor

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BestReviews

Pros
User-friendly wireless connectivity for multiple devices.
Designed to be comfortable, light and discreet.
Long battery life.
Secure app for monitoring, tracking, and sharing data.
Unique features include measurement charts, note-taking, and multi-user capabilities.

Cons
Must be sure that you position it correctly on your arm to avoid inaccurate readings.

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We ranked Lazle JPD-HA101 #6 in October 2021 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Blood Pressure Monitors” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
VeryWell Health

Best Upper Arm

Pros
Cuff size range
Large display
High storage capacity

Cons
Limited to two users

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SafeWise

Nurse recommended

Pros
Up to 100 readings per user
Alerts for incorrect use
Recommended by health professionals

Cons
No mobile app
Batteries only

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ZD Net

Best upper arm unit with large display

Pros
Big backlit display and priced affordably

Cons
No smartphone connectivity

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We ranked iHealth Track #7 in October 2021 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Blood Pressure Monitors” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Healthline

Best for budget

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Forbes

Best Budget Blood Pressure Monitor

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CNET

Best budget at-home blood pressure monitor

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We ranked Omron Complete #8 in October 2021 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Blood Pressure Monitors” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Healthline

Best monitor with EKG

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Forbes

Best Blood Pressure Monitor with EKG

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CNET

Best blood pressure monitor with EKG

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We ranked Greater Goods Bluetooth Upper Arm #9 in October 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Blood Pressure Monitors” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Greater Goods Bluetooth Upper Arm as #1.
Critic endorsements:
VeryWell Health

Best with Bluetooth

Pros
High accuracy
Easy connect to bluetooth
Storage case included

Cons
Average storage space
Limited to two users

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Wirecutter

The best home blood pressure monitor

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We ranked Greater Goods BP Monitor #10 in October 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Blood Pressure Monitors” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Wirecutter

The same monitor, minus Bluetooth

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SafeWise

Budget pick

Pros
Large, bright display
High accuracy
Comes with a carrying case

Cons
Average storage capacity for readings

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We ranked A&D Medical UA-767F #11 in October 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Blood Pressure Monitors” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
CNET

Best blood pressure monitor for multiple people

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Consumer Reports

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We ranked Omron BP7450 #12 in October 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Blood Pressure Monitors” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Consumer Reports

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BestReviews

Pros
Stores 200 readings for 2 users.
Dual LCD screen compares current and prior readings.
Easy tracking with Omron connect app.
Compatible with Amazon Alexa.
Made with a unique and useful high morning average indicator.

Cons
Some don’t feel that this monitor is as accurate as they would like.

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We ranked Omron BP4350 #13 in October 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Blood Pressure Monitors” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Healthline

Best wrist monitor

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CNET

Best wrist blood pressure monitor

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