January 2023

Blood Pressure Monitors: MetaRanking

This page highlights the aggregate summary of Blood Pressure Monitor rankings posted by key online experts, as of January 2023.

Summary

Between 9 Jan 2023 and 9 Jan 2023, ReviewFinder team examined a total of 59 Blood Pressure Monitor endorsements from 10 reputable publishers.

31 Blood Pressure Monitors were endorsed in total, only 13 made it into this month's ranking (ReviewFinder requires a minimum of 2 endorsements to be included).

As of 9 Jan 2023, Withings BPM Connect takes the cake as the most critically-acclaimed blood pressure monitor with 5 expert endorsements. 2 experts out of 5 recommended it as the '#1 blood pressure monitor' this month. It is followed by Omron Platinum and Omron Evolv , with 4 and 6 expert endorsements respectively.

Brand breakdown
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Price breakdown
As can be seen in the chart below, lowest high-ranking blood pressure monitors start at $19.90 (Lazle JPD-HA101) and go up to $159.99 (Wellue BP2 Connect). Median blood pressure monitor costs $61.47 (Omron Gold).
$19.90
$159.99

At a glance - January 2023 Ranking

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Rank Change Price Blood Pressure Monitor
Wirecutter
Forbes
CNET
BestReviews
Consumer Reports
Business Insider
VeryWell Health
Live Strong
Healthline
SafeWise
1
- $130
Withings BPM Connect
-
3
2
1
-
-
-
-
1
6
2
- $76
Omron Platinum
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-
-
-
1
1
5
-
-
1
3
- $94
Omron Evolv
3
6
-
-
-
-
8
4
3
5
4
- $85
QardioArm A100
-
2
1
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
5
+1 $105
LifeSource UA-789AC
-
-
4
-
-
-
-
5
5
4
6
+1 $43
Greater Goods BP Monitor
2
-
-
4
-
-
-
-
-
3
7
-2 $150
Omron Complete
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4
3
-
-
-
-
-
6
-
8
+1 $59
A&D Medical UA-767F
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-
5
-
3
-
-
7
-
-
9
-1 $123
Welch Allyn Home 1700
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-
-
-
-
-
7
1
-
-
10
- $20
Lazle JPD-HA101
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-
-
2
-
-
-
-
-
2
11
- $40
Omron 5 Series Wireless
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-
-
-
-
-
4
2
-
-
12
- $40
iHealth Track
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5
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
-
16
+1 $33
Paramed Upper Monitor
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-
-
5
-
-
-
-
-
7

Sorted by price:

Position in ranking Price Blood Pressure Monitor
#10 $19.90 Lazle JPD-HA101 [buy] [more info]
#16 $32.95 Paramed Upper Monitor [buy] [more info]
#12 $39.99 iHealth Track [buy] [more info]
#11 $40 Omron 5 Series Wireless [buy] [more info]
#6 $42.88 Greater Goods BP Monitor [buy] [more info]
#8 $59.20 A&D Medical UA-767F [buy] [more info]
#2 $75.80 Omron Platinum [buy] [more info]
#4 $84.99 QardioArm A100 [buy] [more info]
#3 $93.99 Omron Evolv [buy] [more info]
#5 $104.99 LifeSource UA-789AC [buy] [more info]
#9 $122.98 Welch Allyn Home 1700 [buy] [more info]
#1 $129.95 Withings BPM Connect [buy] [more info]
#7 $149.99 Omron Complete [buy] [more info]

We ranked Withings BPM Connect #1 in January 2023 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:
Forbes

Best Portable Blood Pressure Monitor

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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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Healthline

Best smart 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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SafeWise

Honorable Mention

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We ranked Omron Platinum #2 in January 2023 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:
Consumer Reports

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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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SafeWise

Most Accurate

Pros
Unlimited users with mobile app
TruRead technology for improved accuracy
Validated Device Listing clinical accuracy certification
Up to 200 stored readings on the device
Battery or AC power
Compatible with Amazon Alexa

Cons
Limited cuff size for smaller arms
Only two users without the mobile app
Screen may seem cluttered to some

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Methodology: combine opinions of key experts

Identify Experts

We identify key publishers and experts that consistently review and recommend Blood Pressure Monitors.

Capture Rankings

For each publisher we find a currently recommended "top 10" list of Blood Pressure Monitors, it must be updated in the last 9 months.

Aggregate Rankings

We put all those lists together and aggregate them. The more frequently a product is recommended, the higher it is in our ranking

Experts chosen for January 2023 ranking

We ranked Omron Evolv #3 in January 2023 because:

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

A monitor and cuff in one

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Forbes

Best Blood Pressure Monitor for Multiple Users

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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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Live Strong

Best for Travel

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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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SafeWise

Most portable blood pressure monitor

Pros
Compact design
Excellent mobile app
Unlimited cloud storage for your readings
Works with Alexa
Incorrect use warnings
Irregular heartbeat warnings
Validated Device Listing clinical accuracy certification

Cons
Doesn't store readings on device
No AC adapter option

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We ranked QardioArm A100 #4 in January 2023 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Blood Pressure Monitors” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked QardioArm A100 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

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 UA-789AC #5 in January 2023 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Blood Pressure Monitors” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
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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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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We ranked Greater Goods BP Monitor #6 in January 2023 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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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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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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We ranked Omron Complete #7 in January 2023 because:

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

Best Blood Pressure Monitor with EKG

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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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We ranked A&D Medical UA-767F #8 in January 2023 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 Welch Allyn Home 1700 #9 in January 2023 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:
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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Live Strong

Best Overall

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We ranked Lazle JPD-HA101 #10 in January 2023 because:

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

Nurse recommended

Pros
Saves up to 200 readings
Alerts for incorrect use
Recommended by health professionals
Large, easy-to-read display
Great for smaller arms

Cons
No mobile app
Batteries only

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We ranked Omron 5 Series Wireless #11 in January 2023 because:

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

Best Bluetooth

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We ranked iHealth Track #12 in January 2023 because:

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

Best Budget 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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We ranked Paramed Upper Monitor #13 in January 2023 because:

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

Batteries Included

Pros
Upper arm cuff can be set-up and used independently. Large LCD display screen stores memory for 2 users measurements. Comes with a carrying case and batteries. Voice broadcast and background music feature for an added benefit.

Cons
The arm cuff tends to squeeze uncomfortably tight. Switching between users was reported to be a little difficult.

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SafeWise

Best for audio confirmation

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