How accurate are Kinsa thermometers?

We take accuracy seriously.

Kinsa stands behind each and every thermometer we make. There’s never a “good time” for a thermometer to not work properly. Both our Smart Ear, QuickCare, and QuickScan thermometers are FDA-cleared for safety & accuracy. 

  • The Kinsa QuickCare thermometer has an accuracy range of 0.4° Fahrenheit. 
  • The Kinsa Smart Ear has an accuracy range of 0.8° Fahrenheit.

Questions about your temperate reading?

Check out https://support.kinsahealth.com/hc/en-us/articles/4408787739533

Problems with your QuickCare's accuracy?

Check out kinsa.help/QuickCareAccuracy

 

Problems with your Smart Ear's accuracy?

Most common Smart Ear problems can be solved by thoroughly reviewing kinsa.help/SmartEarAccuracy and watching the video in kinsa.help/SmartEarTechnique

 

How do digital thermometers take measurements?
Typical fever thermometers like ours measure to the tenth place of a degree. Kinsa thermometers aren't designed to measure within a hundredth of a degree, as per this guide: Can Kinsa Thermometers be Used for BBT Tracking?