ColorReader: instant color measuring for professionals

With unparalleled accuracy and consistency, professionals trust ColorReader to get the job done right, saving time and money.

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Over 92% First-match Accuracy

Features an advanced optical lens and six high CRI white LEDs that isolate and evenly illuminate colors for highly accurate matching on the first try.

Light and Portable

Easy and convenient to have on-site for projects and always with you for when inspiration strikes.

Get Useful Color Measurements

Instantly get paint color matches for most paint brands, as well as Delta E, CIE Lab, RGB, Hex, CMYK, LRV and LCH measurements. Also displays RAL® standards.

Save, Label and Share Colors

Save your favorite colors, label them for quick reference and easily share with friends, family and even your paint store – right from your phone.

Create Color Palettes

Build your own color palettes, and with one touch, see complementary, triad, analogous and monochromatic palettes suggested by the app.

Browse Digital Fan Decks

Scroll through digital fan decks of your favorite paint brands for color inspiration or to fine tune your final color selections.

Quality Control

Use the quality control mode to set a color standard and compare subsequent readings to the standard – great for industrial settings.

Quick & Easy Paint Color Sampling

Order Samplize peel-&-stick, re-positionable paint samples from our convenient app. (North America only)


What’s in the box

  1. ColorReader device
  2. Micro USB cable
  3. Calibration cap
  4. Thank you card & device setup instructions

System requirements

  • Smartphones running Android™ 6.0 or higher; or iPhone® or iPodTouch® running iOS version 9.3 or higher
  • Compatible with Bluetooth® 4.0 or higher

Supported languages

English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Danish, Dutch, Turkish, Polish, Swedish, Finnish, Korean and Russian

Getting Started

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Choose Shop Pay at checkout and pay in 4 interest-free installments on orders between $50 and $3,000.*

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Shipping charge and method

United States and Canada

*Canada shipping charges will be based on current currency conversion rates