The Scosche Rhythm 24 is not just an Optical HR Band; it offers you more. Inside it has NFC, cycling cadence, onboard memory, and swimming support. The wearable underwent an upgrade and had lower power consumption with upgraded LEDs. However, is this all offered let us find out what the athletes have to say?
Pros / What Customers Like:
The battery life has improved up to 24-hours, according to the majority of athletes using the device. Another added benefit is the LED light indicating the battery status.
Sports users found the wearable connects instantly with other fitness wearables and works well to monitor the heart rate with short workouts.
One user mentioned the standalone recording of HR/HRV works well with short periods and when reaching over an hour, it stops recording.
Once connected to your phone you can change the heart rate zones according to different users.
The majority of Android Galaxy users found the device pairs well with their phone while using the ANT+.
Most professionals found the strap easy to use with different Android devices. The elastic band is perfect for working out, and it dries quickly.
Swimmers found the Rhythm 24 changes the algorithm to enable a better accuracy, although it does not record your distance, stroke, and more.
Even downloading your workout data to the mobile app is a breeze according to some athletes and supports gym, running, cycling, swimming, and other modes.
Cons / What Customers Don't Like:
The biggest issue most users had is with the HR and HRV data that seems accurate, but still has loads of issues. They are hoping it is a firmware-based concern.
The HR monitor works well with short workouts except it disconnects after an hour of use. While connecting it to your iPhone is a horrible experience.
The Rhythm 24 is a versatile device with different modes to record your HR, cadence & distance, heart rate variability, and more. If you are running and cycling or take part in a triathlon, you will benefit from using the wearable attached to your arm.