The Fitbit Aria’s job is to measure your weight and body fat percentage – preferably daily – and upload the information to a cloud-based account over your home Wi-Fi network. I thought it was accurate for the first year. I’ve owned an Aria for 2+ years. 10:36. The Fitbit Aria 2 works well with your Fitbit tracker to help paint a better overall picture of your health. As far as weight goes, they are all within one or two pounds of each other. I consider myself a trim person. Fitbit wants to help you keep of track your weight loss without spending big by unveiling its new Aria Air smart scale.. Creating your account is completely free, and takes about a minute. Every day I weigh myself my body fat goes up 2 %. To test the weight accuracy, I put two dumbbells on the Aria 2 and weighed them 3 times in a row. Weight Accuracy. Yesterday was the final straw. 4.3 (292 Reviews) 21 Answered Questions; Customer images. 14:33 Unlike the more fitness-orientated Fitbit Aria 2 the Aria Air only tracks weight and BMI, but because they have Bluetooth all your weight data is uploaded instantly to the Fitbit app. I feel I am in the same boat. This left me using the Salter every time I weighed myself, which was every morning for about two years. Plus, Aria 2 users can also see body fat percentage and lean mass in the app. December and Christmas are a busy time for me so I put my weight loss goals and weighing on hold until January. 08:45 You can check the tips on this page for some general troubleshooting - let us know if there is anything specific we can address, or open a Support Case at http://contact.fitbit.com to contact our team. - edited 10:34 Please try changing the gender on your profile settings from female to male, save the changes and weigh yourself one time. 07:57 Fitbit Aria Air review: design, accuracy and ease of use The Fitbit Aria Air really does looks good. My only available comparison would be purchasing some other BIA apparatus to see how it compares with the Aria. Aria Ex-US User Manual Rev B 114-0132-01 1 Getting started The Fitbit Aria® Wi-Fi Smart Scale measures body weight and body fat percentage and automatically uploads this data to your online Fitbit … The body fat comes and goes. Model: FB203BK SKU: 6364314. I wish that I could. After hands-on testing and in-depth analysis of nine smart scales, we recommend the Withings Smart Body Analyzer over the popular Fitbit Aria as the overall best scale. Yet for the past month the scale has hit a plateau even though my body has not. By joining our Community, you agree to uphold these guidelines, so please take a moment to look them over. MatthewFitbit. The Fitbit Community is a gathering place for real people who wish to exchange ideas, solutions, tips, techniques, and insight about the Fitbit products and services they love. Fitbit Aria 2 Wi-Fi Smart Scale. 01-03-2018 03-23-2014 - last edited on Use Aria Air Basics To ensure accuracy l Use Aria Air while barefoot. I now have a $130 black box sitting in my bathroom next to a $30 scale that works. And that includes the Flex. I've had my Aria for a few years now and have been very satisfied with it. The Aria 2 scale reads my body fat at 33.6% and overnight it went to 35.9%. The simple design lets you weigh yourself with one step, and the bright display shows your current weight in easy-to-read characters. They were still higher than what I believed to be accurate but I decided to hold off judgement to see if the scale did an acceptable job measuring changes, which it did for a couple of weeks and then just stopped. l Place Aria Air on a hard, flat surface during use. Weight Accuracy. Until about December, the Aria seemed to be doing great. I have been very pleased with my Fitbit Flex, my Premium service, and the integration with Endomondo, Sleep Debt, and the Weightless Project. Has anyone else seen this behaviour? Fitbit Aria Air review: design, accuracy and ease of use. You've indicated that you have recently lost weight - this could be another explanation for what you are seeing. Moving it from the second to the first level of my house from a tile to a hard wood floor lowered the measurements somewhat. FitBit's Aria scale measures your weight and fat percentage, then logs it to the cloud, graphs it on a mobile app -- and even tweets it if you want. The Fitbit back end does the simple calculation of your BMI (weight to height ratio), an antiquated calculation IMO. @Starkman78 Thanks for providing some additional details on what you've seen with your Aria. Fitbit Aria’s feature set make it best suited to somebody who wants to monitor their weight and see trends in their body fat percentage. Well, I switched gender back to female and it’s now reading my body fat at 34%. Arai was rated very good in weight accuracy, excellent in weight reproducability, and scored second overall among the six scales tested. I am not willing to accept measurements that categorize me as obese when I have a six pack. As for Fat reading the best is to do a water weighing. Fitbit’s set up software will enable your scale to connect and sync on your home’s wireless network. a pedometer works much better and more cheaply. Fitbit’s set up software will enable your scale to connect and sync on your home’s wireless network. Storage & Transportation 13F - 158°F 25 to 70°C Using the scale on a soft surface - like carpet or linoleum - may affect the accuracy of the Aria's readings. The Fitbit app is compatible with most popular phones and tablets. Even if fat mass is indeed decreasing, total mass is decreasing more quickly, resulting in an increase of body fat percentage. Last week it had me weighing 87 pounds; then 126 lbs; and then 146 lbs and then 152 lbs - and back down to 143 lbs. After this, weigh yourself 5 times in a row in order to re-calibrate your scale. I am 5'10", 134# and I'm getting a 30% bf reading (it went down to 29% when I went up 1/2#) The weight reading is accurate with the multiple scales I have access to, but the BF reading is entirely unbelievable. Select Your Cookie Preferences. After this, weigh yourself 5 consecutive times in order to re-calibrate it and see if the accuracy gets fixed. Due to recent events affecting our operations, support options are limited and wait times are longer than usual. I also use my Aria in the same conditions and with the Normal setting. I lean toward the "garbage" assessment as well. It doesn't seem likely that I would benefit from that, seeing as how it's the same method and there would be no real determination of whether a different brand of equipment could be considered "better" or "worse" than the Aria. Fitbit - Aria Air Digital Bathroom Scale - Black. - last edited on It has been moved (to replace batteries and also to make it more accessible). See additional tips for Android phones and tablets here. wiped the surface with windex. Which is more accurate based on the calipers and on the military method. In a single step, Aria Air tracks your weight and syncs your stats to the Fitbit app where you can see your BMI based on your weight and profile information. I'd like you to try one more workaround that will help me to determine how to proceed. This should b… It has a low profile so it can be slid under the sofa/placed behind the chest of drawers when... More Reviews ›› Visit Site Fitbit Aria Air vs Aria 2 scales - Tech Advisor. Otherwise it’s just an expensive scale. I see that Fitbit advertises the Aria 2's accuracy but just how accurate is it? Also, I just read that you should not pick up the scale or move it. As of this morning, there is a 4 pound difference. Similarly to Fitbit Aria 2, you will need the Fitbit app to fully make use of the scale. The Aria doesn't "calculate" BMI (body mass index), rather it estimates/calculates your BF% (body fat percentage) based on impedance differentials of different material in your body. - edited By syncing with your Fitbit account, you can track your weight, body fat percentage, and BMI over time. Please contact Fitbit Customer Support if assistance is needed in setting up, using, or maintaining the Aria 2 Smart Scale or to report unexpected operations or events.