Withings Smart Body Analyzer WS-50 unboxing and setup

By Mark Guim on 5 Jun 2014 12:18 pm
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MobileFitI want to lose weight and track my progress along the way. Sure, there are several scales available, but this is Connectedly. I decided to check out the Withings Smart Body Analyzer (WS-50). It measures weight, body composition, heart rate and air quality. Withings has also partnered with hundreds of compatible apps such as RunKeeper, MyFitnessPal, and LoseIt.

Want to see what you get when you buy the Withings Smart Body Analyzer? Check out our unboxing and setup video.

Package contents:

  • Smart Body Analyzer
  • Carpet feet
  • 4 AAA batteries
  • Quick installation guide

Setup:

  1. Make sure the batteries are inside.
  2. Press the pairing button for 2 seconds.
  3. Connect your Android or iOS device to 'Withings WS50' via bluetooth.
  4. Install and launch the Withings app from the App Store or Google Play Store.
  5. Follow the instructions on the app.

The Withings Smart Body Analyzer WS-50 can be found online for less than $150 (Amazon). We'll have a full review after spending more time with it. In the meantime, let us know if you have any questions about this connected scale.

Reader comments

Withings Smart Body Analyzer WS-50 unboxing and setup

6 Comments

You need to do a follow up blog in a few weeks after you have some data in there and lets us see how it really works!

Will wait for the review of this one. This is cool. It can measure my fats. Hahaha!

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I like mine, but have had some minor issues with wifi setup and "phantom" readings that occasionally show up. The readings are easy to delete - the app lists them as unknown assignments and asks if you want to assign or delete. Bluetooth works well, if a little slow to register on the phone. Customer support is very responsive. Nice solid device and it does play well with the Fitbit app.

Ordered one today. Should get it this week. I have a BlackBerry Z30 and the Android app seems to be working well and I'll see once I get to use it how it works. I'm also looking at getting their Pulse O2 band to complete the fitness package. Hope it's good and it helps.