Updated 16 Apr 2015

Omron

HEM-6221

Snapshot: The Omron HEM-6221 wrist blood pressure monitor has a hypertension indicator and can store 90 readings. But how accurate is it?

HEM-6221
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$239

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Test results

Overall score
72
Accuracy
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Good accuracy.
  • Very easy to use.
  • Good screen with fairly large numbers.
  • Has hypertension indicator.
  • Has irregular heartbeat display.

But

No obvious bad points.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Accuracy (80%)
Ease of use (20%)

To check the monitors’ accuracy we took readings from a group of 10 men and women of varying ages. We then compared the results with those obtained from a recently calibrated hospital-grade blood pressure monitor.

Ease of use is assessed on the instructions, how easy the monitors were to operate, screen quality, the information displayed, and how comfortable the cuff was.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$239

Specifications

Type
Wrist
Batteries
2 AAA

Features

Irregular heart beat display
Yes
Hypertension indicator
Yes
Data storage
90

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Notes
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