Listed below are the top 10 customer ranked 6-inch digital calipers that are currently available for sale at prices under $50. There is truth to the axiom that you get what you pay for and buying digital calipers at these prices means you should not expect a product that is going to provide you with the highest precision over long periods of time.
If you are a backyard handyman who simply needs to take measurements that are reasonably accurate, there is no problem with buying one of these calipers. If you are a professional and your job depends on the consistency and accuracy of your measuring tools, then the recommendation is to look under the higher price ranges.
The most common complaints that are heard when reading the various reviews about the calipers in this price range is that there is a very limited lifespan for which they can be relied upon to work. The vast majority tend not to be very durable and are prone to breaking down.
The Rating column has been determined by taking the average customer review stars that were left on Amazon.com. For the record, clicking the Buy button will take you to the Amazon.com site where you will find further information about each product including the full list of customer reviews.
As we can see, many of the specifications and features of these calipers are very similar. It comes down largely to the reliability of the moving parts, the smoothness with which they operate and the proven accuracy of the measurements that are taken. The experiences of other uses can be checked when you click on the "Buy" button above.