Avent DECT Baby Monitor SCD506
Our tough tests compare and identify the best baby monitors for picture and sound quality, battery life and practical features. But that's not all.
We also ask parents how happy they are with their baby monitor brand. This is so we can get a complete picture of how well a baby monitor works when new and how it fares over time.
Some baby monitor batteries degrade quicker than others, or a fault can develop with signal range.
As you can see, there’s a big difference between the best and worst baby monitors in our tests.
Almost exactly the same difference is seen in the feedback from real parents who own baby monitors from these brands.
So, picking the best baby monitor brand is more vital than ever to ensure you don't end up with a poor quality product.
Based on our survey of real parents, here are three most common problems found with baby monitors;
We asked 1,625 parents to tell us which brand of baby monitor they owned, and how satisfied they were with that brand.
We also asked parents whether they would recommend the chosen brand to a friend.
From these responses we've compiled an overall customer score.
The table below is ranked in order of customer score, but we've also given you our average test score so you can compare the best baby and worst brands easily.
Average test score
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