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Are Braun’s new digital thermometers worth the money?

Braun's new thermometers tried by parents

Braun Digital ThermometerThe Braun No Touch and Forehead thermometer can be held up to 5cm from the forehead

Which? experts have tried out Braun’s two new, and expensive, digital thermometers on their own children. We’ve looked at the Thermoscan 7 and the No Touch and Forehead thermometer, which is Braun’s first no contact thermometer. 

The Thermoscan 7 is an update of the Thermoscan 5 (IRT4520), which we have previously reviewed, and the No Touch and Forehead thermometer can read your child’s temperature without touching them, but instead being held 5cm from the forehead.

Braun claims it is the number one brand among doctors – but what did our parents think of the new Braun thermometers? Find out by visiting our thermometer reviews.

Thermoscan 7 thermometer

The Thermscan 7 thermometer has a number of new features, including Age Precision Technology, which allows you to set the patient’s age before taking their temperature. This is useful as normal temperature ranges are different for babies and young children.

It’s quite an expensive thermometer at £45 though, so find out if our Which? expert thought it was worth the money by visiting our Braun Thermoscan 7 IRT6520 first look review.

Braun No Touch and Forehead thermometer

This thermometer is also quite expensive at £53, but no contact thermometers appeal to parents because you can check the temperature of a sleeping child without disturbing them. This model has a useful mute button so you can make taking a temperature as non-invasive as possible.

It doesn’t have a memory function to store historic temperature readings though, but it’s designed to be easy to use.

See if its simplicity impressed our Which? expert in our Braun No Touch and Forehead thermometer NTF3000 first look review.

Digital thermometer reviews

We know that parents want checking their baby’s temperature to be as simple and easy as possible. That’s why we’ve given the leading models to parent volunteers and Which? experts to try out at home to bring you their opinions, so you can be assured that a thermometer is worth the cost.

See which one might be right for you and your family with our digital thermometer reviews.

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