Best Smart Thermometers iMore 2020

Classic thermometers can get the job done, but if you want to take temperature reading to the next level and take advantage of features like paired health apps, keeping records, and instant fever indicators, then you'll want a smart thermometer. These are the best options for you and your family, so you can make sure everyone stays happy and healthy at home.

Color coded & easy to read: Mosen Thermometer

Staff Pick

This thermometer has been clinically proven to be safe and accurate. It's a 4-in-1 infrared thermometer that can take temperatures via ear or forehead and can even measure the temp of milk or the room. It provides readings in one second, so there's zero wait time. It features a color-coded backlit screen according to temperature and can store up to 32 temperature recordings.

$34 at Amazon

Smart & appy: Comper Smart Thermometer

This smart thermometer is made with FDA approved, non-hazardous materials to ensure your family's health and safety. It provides readings in less than a second, and the soft TPU makes it ideal for infants and toddlers. It includes an app with features like medicine reminders, shareable readings, and real-time analytics. It will automatically record temperatures and save them in the app for easy tracking.

$51 at Amazon

Medical Grade: Touhuhot Smart Thermometer

This thermometer is backed by clinical studies and is highly recommended by medical professionals. It uses a high-accuracy sensor probe and the latest smart technology to provide you with faster, more reliable readings. It is a 4-in-1 thermometer and can measure the temperature of the ear and forehead, as well as the temperature of milk and the room. It uses a color-coded backlight to alert you of a fever and a large LCD screen to make it easy to read.

$30 at Amazon

Won't break the bank: iProven Digital Thermometer

This is an oral/rectal digital thermometer. It was designed with a flexible tip for gentle comfort and is safe for infants, kids, and adults. It will give you a temperature reading in ten seconds and is easy to clean and waterproof.

$14 at Amazon

Wearable: Misiki Wearable Underarm Thermometer

This thermometer is designed to be worn and can monitor temperature in real-time for up to 24 hours. If the temperature rises to fever range, this thermometer will send you a BiBi alarm. It uses the latest smart technology to provide medical-grade temperature measurements and has a battery life of 24 hours. It does not require a Bluetooth connection and allows you to remotely monitor your kid's temperature via a provided display screen. It comes with FDA approved silicone double side tape so you can safely and comfortably attach it to your child's armpit and monitor accordingly.

$20 at Amazon

Store 30 temperature readings: Koogeek Forehead & Ear Thermometer

This smart forehead/ear digital thermometer does not require contact with skin for accurate readings. It can record 30 temperature readings at once, and you can track body temperature trends with the Koogeek Health app through a Bluetooth connection. It uses infrared technology and can deliver temperature readings in one second.

$26 at Amazon

Proven technology: iProven DMT-489

This thermometer works as both an in-ear and an infrared forehead thermometer, making it great for both kids and adults. If you want to take your sleeping child's temperature without waking them, the forehead option is solid gold. Other than that, you can recall the last 20 readings right on the device, calibrate it, use color indication for temperature, and you can switch between Fahrenheit and Celsius.

$39 at Amazon

Best oral option: Kinsa QuickCare Smart Digital Thermometer

This thermometer can be used in conjunction with the Kinsa smartphone app. This app will use your age, fever, and symptoms to help you understand how to feel better faster, when to take meds, and if you should call the doctor. It's a professionally reliable oral, rectal, and armpit thermometer and will deliver readings in eight seconds or less.

$20 at Amazon

Budget pick: Vicks Smart Temp Wireless Thermometer

From VapoRub to smart thermometers, Vicks has you completely covered when you're ill. This oral or underarm thermometer has no display and instead shows readings in its companion app. You'll be able to record and track temperatures, and you'll invariably be given in-app advice related to which Vicks products you should take for your illness.

$13 at Amazon

Also great: Kinsa Smart Stick

Kinsa makes yet another appearance on this list with the Smart Stick, a thermometer that's powered by your phone via headphone jack. It requires no batteries and gives you detailed readings in Kinsa's app, where you can also track temperature readings for the whole family, get advice on next steps, and more. This thermometer can be used orally, under the arm, and even rectally for infants.

$28 at Amazon

Upgrade pick: Nokia Thermo

This is the most high-tech thermometer you're likely to find for consumer use. It features a bright LED display that not only displays temperature readings but the names and records of up to eight users as well. You can keep detailed temperature histories for everyone in the family, and since this is a forehead thermometer, it's one of the most convenient methods around.

$98 at Amazon

Keep it smart

We know it's essential to keep the whole family happy and healthy. We live in a "smart" world, and investing in a smart thermometer is an excellent choice for any family looking to take advantage of smart tech and features.

We love the Mosen Smart Thermometer because it gives fast, reliable, color-coded temperature readings and can store up to 32 sets of data. If you feel like splurging, spring for the Nokia Thermo for the latest and greatest in smart technology, or maybe you're looking for something more budget-friendly? Both the iProven Digital Thermometer and Vicks Smart Temp Wireless Thermometer are excellent choices. Keep the whole family well with one of the excellent smart thermometers on this list.

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