May 2022

Blood Pressure Monitors: Aggregated Ranking Report

This report contains an aggregate consensus of Blood Pressure Monitor rankings posted by key online experts, as of May 2022.

At a glance - May 2022 Ranking

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Rank Change Price Blood Pressure Monitor
Wirecutter
SafeWise
CNET
Business Insider
Consumer Reports
Live Strong
VeryWell Health
Healthline
Forbes
BestReviews
1
- $100
Withings BPM Connect
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5
2
-
-
-
-
1
3
1
2
- $79
Omron Platinum
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1
-
1
1
-
5
-
-
-
3
- $110
Omron Evolv
3
-
-
-
-
4
8
3
6
-
4
- $90
QardioArm Wireless
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-
1
-
-
-
-
-
2
3
5
- $105
LifeSource AccuFit Cuff
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4
6
-
-
5
-
5
-
-
6
+1 $48
Greater Goods BP Monitor
2
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
4
7
-1 Check price
iHealth Track
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-
3
-
-
-
-
2
5
-
8
- $59
A&D Medical UA-767F
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-
7
-
3
7
-
-
-
-
9
- $170
Omron Complete
-
-
4
-
-
-
-
6
4
-
10
- Check price
Welch Allyn Home 1700
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-
-
-
-
1
7
-
-
-
11
- $46
Lazle JPD-HA101
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2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
12
- $52
Omron 5 Series Wireless
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-
-
-
-
2
4
-
-
-
13
- $68
Omron Gold Wrist
-
-
5
-
-
-
-
4
-
-

We ranked Withings BPM Connect #1 in May 2022 because:

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

Best mobile app

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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Healthline

Best overall blood pressure monitor

Pros
user-friendly
compact, portable design
long battery life

Cons
inaccurate readings
low software quality
poor customer service

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Forbes

Best Portable 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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We ranked Omron Platinum #2 in May 2022 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Blood Pressure Monitors” rankings.
  • Out of those, 3 experts ranked Omron Platinum as #1.
Critic endorsements:
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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VeryWell Health

Best Data Display

Pros
Large, clear display
Stores 200 data sets per user
Carrying case included

Cons
Machine sensitivity makes it prone to error messages
Slight learning curve to understanding the device

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Methodology: combine opinions of key experts

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Aggregate Rankings

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Experts chosen for May 2022 ranking

We ranked Omron Evolv #3 in May 2022 because:

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

A monitor and cuff in one

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Live Strong

Best for Travel

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VeryWell Health

Best One-Piece Design

Pros
Sleek, lightweight design
Connected app is easy to navigate

Cons
One-piece feature makes it hard to read results
Can take two people to properly adjust onto arm

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Healthline

Best blood pressure monitor for multiple users

Pros
accurate, consistent readings
lightweight, cordless, and portable
intuitive design

Cons
Omron Connect app requires personal information
Bluetooth connectivity issues
monitor does not store readings

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Forbes

Best Blood Pressure Monitor for Multiple Users

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We ranked QardioArm Wireless #4 in May 2022 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:
CNET

Best overall at-home blood pressure monitor

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Forbes

Best Smart Blood Pressure Monitor

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BestReviews

Innovative Design

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 LifeSource AccuFit Cuff #5 in May 2022 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Blood Pressure Monitors” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
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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Live Strong

Best for People With Larger Arms

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Healthline

Best blood pressure monitor for large arms

Pros
large, easy-to-read screen
good value for the price
comfortable cuff

Cons
may be too wide for some people
may cause bruises

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We ranked Greater Goods BP Monitor #6 in May 2022 because:

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

The same monitor, minus Bluetooth

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SafeWise

Best for budgets

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

Cons
Average storage capacity for readings

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BestReviews

Customer Favorite

Pros
Displays heart rate and pulse on a bright monitor with a back-lit screen.
Button to start\stop is large for convenience.
Can be used for up to 2 users and will store 60 readings each.
Can be powered via batteries or a wall plug, both of which are included in purchase.

Cons
The batteries don't last very long,
the monitor resets after replacing them.

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We ranked iHealth Track #7 in May 2022 because:

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

Best budget at-home blood pressure monitor

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Healthline

Best budget blood pressure monitor

Pros
comfortable design
color-coded display screen is easy to read
possible to download data to share with doctor

Cons
inconsistent readings
may be too small for large arms

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Forbes

Best Budget Blood Pressure Monitor

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We ranked A&D Medical UA-767F #8 in May 2022 because:

  • 3 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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Live Strong

Best Multi-User

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We ranked Omron Complete #9 in May 2022 because:

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

Best blood pressure monitor with EKG

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Healthline

Best blood pressure monitor with EKG

Pros
excellent quality for the cost
comfortable cuff
quick, easy, and accurate readings

Cons
requires a phone or device
Omron Connect app requires subscription and raises privacy concerns

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Forbes

Best Blood Pressure Monitor with EKG

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We ranked Welch Allyn Home 1700 #10 in May 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Blood Pressure Monitors” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Welch Allyn Home 1700 as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Live Strong

Best Overall

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VeryWell Health

Best fit

Pros
Ready to use out of box
Connected app is easy to navigate

Cons
No carrying case included

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We ranked Lazle JPD-HA101 #11 in May 2022 because:

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

Best Bang for the Buck

Pros
Takes 30 seconds to get reading for fast results. Has a large LCD screen that makes it easy to see the readings, even in the dark. Can be used for two people, and will store the separate readings. One touch to get the measurements, and will also detect an arrhythmia.

Cons
Some reviews mentioned that this monitor tends to read on the higher side.

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We ranked Omron 5 Series Wireless #12 in May 2022 because:

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

Best Bluetooth

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VeryWell Health

Best with App

Pros
Easy to set up and connect to app
Large, clear display
Gives average of multiple readings

Cons
Gives diagnosis-level analysis
No carrying case included

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We ranked Omron Gold Wrist #13 in May 2022 because:

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

Best wrist blood pressure monitor

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Healthline

Best wrist blood pressure monitor

Pros
easy to use
extremely quiet
compact and portable

Cons
app and Bluetooth connectivity issues
dark screen is difficult to read

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