This $17 bathroom scale has got your number — and 78,000-plus five-star ratings at Amazon

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When it comes to your weight, you want a scale that will show you the truth. (Photo: Getty Images)
When it comes to your weight, you want a scale that will show you the truth. (Photo: Getty Images)

Whether you’re trying to shed a few pounds to achieve a svelte-er look, work off that pesky "Covid 15" or track your weight for health reasons, you'll want access to a sturdy, accurate, dependable (and affordable) scale. Well, we've found it.

According to more than 78,000 five-star reviews, the Etekcity Digital Body Weight Bathroom Scale is a winner. Plus, at just $17 (originally $20), your wallet will love it, too.

With four high-precision sensors that deliver results within 0.2-pound accuracy, and made of sturdy 8mm tempered glass, it’s a super-strong scale that will help you keep track of your weight for years to come. The Etekcity provides measurements in both pounds and kilograms, and the auto-calibrated platform is super easy to set up.

Shop it: Etekcity Digital Body Weight Bathroom Scale, $17 (was $20), amazon.com

And if you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? Let's fix that: you can sign up for a free 30-day trial here. (And even those without Prime get free shipping on orders of $25 or more).

Let's be clear: At just $17, snagging one of these shouldn't be a weighty decision. (Photo: Amazon)
Let's be clear: At just $17, snagging one of these shouldn't be a weighty decision. (Photo: Amazon)

What makes the Etekcity digital different? Its accuracy. Trying to trick the system? The scale will know, and it will give you the same number, even if you think leaning on your left leg makes you feel thinner.

“Oh damn you, sleek scale,” one lovestruck reviewer wrote. “I needed a new scale and your price was right. But when I unwrapped you — I fell in love with your sleek and modern design. Then it happened. I stepped on you and you wouldn't lie like my other scale. I tested to make sure what you were telling me was accurate. Yes. Sigh. I still love you, but now you have me focused on getting those darn numbers down.”

“Love this scale,” another shopper shared. “Just take it out of the box, put it on the floor, step on it, get off it, and you are set! Works great and is easy to read. Judging by the doctor's scale, I would say this is quite accurate. Looks very nice. The glass takes away the "black box on the floor" look and blends in with everything.”

Shop it: Etekcity Digital Body Weight Bathroom Scale, $17 (was $20), amazon.com

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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