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Get A Precise and Accurate Reading with these 10 Best Forehead Thermometers

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Thermometers are all the rage right now. Whether it's because of the worldwide Pandemic or a panic buy out of peer pressure, one thing’s for sure - everyone needs a thermometer at home. More precisely, a forehead thermometer. 

Is a forehead thermometer accurate?

As far as accuracy goes, rectal thermometer readings are always the most accurate but in a household setting, a forehead thermometer comes in a close second. Often called temporal artery thermometers, it uses an infrared scanner to measure the temperature of the temporal artery in the forehead. Hence, the accuracy of the readings. 

Which is better, ear or forehead thermometer?

A doubled bodily part often manufactured into a singular product, both have its pros and cons. The ear thermometer is accepted within teenagers and adults who do not make a fuss with something being inserted within the earlobe. The forehead thermometer however works wonders with newborns and infants who need a checking when thy are asleep and need an object that is silent and touch free to take readings. 

One thing that separates them is - cleanliness. When someone suffers from an ear infection, it is impossible to take an accurate reading but if you have a mild headache, one scan is all it takes for a reading to be taken, without a single touch. Germ free and practical is the way to go.

So have a look at some of the best germ-free thermometers you can possibly need during this infectious time.

Jumper Infrared Ear & Forehead Thermometer

RM 145

Infrared thermometers often can be pricey, ( I mean, crazy pricey) but JUMPER’s  is a real money saver. With a dual-use design and a magnetic probe cover, a reading can be taken as swiftly as 1 second with a memory storage of up to 20 readings. If it helps, a visual fever warning sign will be on display when temperature is at a high rise.

HuBDIC Thermofinder Plus- Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer HFS-1000

RM 295

When dealing with bodily objects, hygiene has to be of concern. With infrared thermometers, readings are taken without touch, but after that how is it concealed? HuBDIC’s Thermofinder Plus comes with a cover that seals the thermometer from top to bottom. With the thermometer being pocket-size as well, it makes it easier to use it outside in a polluted environment, then right back to a safe space.

Xiaomi Mijia iHealth Infrared Thermometer

RM 398

What’s not to love from Xiaomi? Instead of fawning over all their affordable gadgets (as usual), now you can get one that benefits your health too! Noiseless, age-friendly, and effective results within a second, the Xiaomi Mijia iHealth Infrared Thermometer keeps the germs away from you with its non-contact usage, especially during a time like this. Perfect for every member of your family.

Chicco Italy Non-Contact Forehead Thermometer

RM 450
Chicco
4. Chicco Italy Non-Contact Forehead Thermometer
Best forehead thermometer with Bluetooth
Updated on 8th May 2020

Italian made, Chicco’s is pretty tech-savvy. Apart from taking your readings and storing it in memory slots, your thermometer can synchronize with your smartphone, where readings are automatically visible on your gadget. With a download of their app called Chicco Baby universe app, you will be always able to keep updates on past and present temperature readings, with a data share within the whole family too. Pretty cool for a thermometer right?

Medisana TM 750 Infrared Multifunctional Thermometer

RM 455

As kids grow older, it is harder to make them keep still while taking mouth or rectal readings. This is where Medisana comes in. One of the leading brands in healthcare for about 30 years, this multifunctional thermometer takes bodily readings and also temperatures of any liquid or surfaces. Perfect for kids who do not mind a beep sound when readings are taken.

Cofoe 2 in 1 Infrared Forehead Thermometer

RM 109
Cofoe
6. Cofoe 2 in 1 Infrared Forehead Thermometer
Best forehead thermometer for toddlers
Updated on 7th May 2020

Not only used to detect bodily temperatures of a toddler, Cofoe’s 2 in 1 Infrared Forehead Thermometer can also be used to detect the temperature of objects, surfaces and even food. New parents, this can come in handy when preparing food or milk or even drawing a bath for the little one!

Braun No Touch Forehead Thermometer

RM 320.11
Braun
7. Braun No Touch Forehead Thermometer
Best overall forehead thermometer
Updated on 7th May 2020

There’s a reason why Braun is dubbed the best. Clinically tested for all ages, when held inches away from your forehead, a non-invasive reading will be taken, silently as to not even scare a sleeping baby. Also,the backlight from the thermometer changes from colours green to yellow or red, indicating the extremity of your heat readings taken.

Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer

RM 199.2
8. Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer
Best forehead thermometer for newborns
Updated on 7th May 2020

Although a rectal reading is the best way to detect a newborn’s temperature, in a household setting however, forehead readings shine bright. Exergen’s Temporal Artery Thermometer is praised among medical practitioners for the delivery of accurate and consistent readings every time taken with a memory slot of 8. Also with a red light display and silent beep function, your little one won’t be alarmed while asleep.

Beurer FT65 Forehead Thermometer

RM 455
Beurer
9. Beurer FT65 Forehead Thermometer
Best forehead thermometer for adults
Updated on 7th May 2020

Suitable for the whole family, this one’s a real all-rounder!  The Beurer FT65 Forehead Thermometer is able to collect up to 10 slots of memory readings inclusive of date and time within seconds. Besides bodily readings, the thermometer is also designed to read surface and liquidised temperature of objects. With its bright and big display of temperature readings, this is a thoughtful  purchase for the elders with poor vision in your family.

Metene Baby Medical Forehead and Ear Thermometer

RM 499

This infrared thermometer comes in handy for new parents with infants. Metene’s Baby Medical Forehead and Ear Thermometer is sensor-friendly, being able to catch a reading in a second, even with a moving baby. It also comes with a case that makes it easy for outside use.

Disclaimer: The pricing shown is just a good indication of how much these products are worth. The prices could change based on the e-commerce promotions that are going on. If some of the products are not available, do email us at [email protected] Thank you!

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