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Last Updated: April 27, 2023
The Redliro 2-In-1 Under Desk Treadmill is a very versatile machine. It can be used under most-sized desks and also on its own in the middle of a room. The handles collapse so you get two treadmills in one. This Redliro treadmill is very compact and only weighs 57 lbs, so it will work well in most homes and even at the office. The transportation wheels make it easy to roll under your desk to walk while you work, and under your bed when you’re not using it. You can also store it upright against a wall. If you want to walk and lightly jog on a treadmill that doesn’t take up a lot of space, then check this one out. In our Redliro 2-In-1 Under Desk Treadmill review, we’ll go over what you need to know.
Why You Should Trust Our Review Of The Redliro 2-In-1 Under Desk Treadmill
We test treadmills of all sizes, even tiny ones. When 2-in-1s and under-desk treadmills come into our studio, we use them while we write these reviews and we jog on them during writing breaks. We make sure to put time into each model so we can determine how well they perform and to who we recommend specific models. We’ve been testing treadmills for years so we know what to look for in high-quality machines.
Fortunately, we have a plethora of compact treadmills in our studio. When a new model rolls in, we like to pull out other models we have on hand to compare and contrast. We compared the Redliro 2-In-1 to other 2-in-1s like the WalkingPad R2, as well as other under-desk treadmills like the WalkingPad C2, and Redliro Wood Under Desk Treadmill. You’ll see some comparisons between all of these models throughout this review.
You can also find the Redliro Under Desk Treadmill on our list of Best Under Desk Treadmills along with other highly rated under desk treadmills.
Our Redliro Under Desk Treadmill Video Review
- The 2-in-1 design makes it appropriate for use on its own and under a desk
- Collapsible handles for balance and folding flat
- Comes with 12 preset programs and customizable workout settings
- Customize workouts by time, distance, and calories
- LED console displays: time, calories, steps, speed, and distance
- Handlebar controls
- Comes with a hand remote (when used under a desk)
- Device rack to place your phone or tablet
- Stabilizing feet to be stored upright and against a wall
- Comes fully assembled
- Footprint: 52” L x 25” W x 42” H
- Motor: 2.25 HP
- Belt Size: 41” L x 15” W
- Construction: Alloy Steel
- Treadmill Weight: 57 lbs
- Weight Capacity: 220 lbs
- Speed When Under Desk: 0.5 – 4 mph
- Speed On Its Own: 0.5 – 7.5 mph
- 2 Transportation Wheels
- Warranty: 1-year
In-depth Review of the Redliro 2-In-1 Under Desk Treadmill
Construction Quality/ Durability
The Redliro 2-In-1 Treadmill has a very compact, yet versatile design. It only weighs 57 lbs. Considering it is a small treadmill, we didn’t expect it to have a huge weight limit. The Redliro is rated to handle up to 220 lbs of user weight. This is the same as the WalkingPad C2 which is of similar size. Other 2-in-1 treadmills like the WalkingPad R2 can handle users up to 240 lbs, however, this treadmill is larger than the Redliro.
The frame is under the deck, motor hood, and side rails. For a tiny treadmill, the Redliro feels solid. It also sits very close to the floor so this helps its overall stability.
The collapsible handlebar is essentially two steel uprights that connect through one continuous piece that’s the handle. As far as balance assistance, the handlebar works just fine when it’s upright. It isn’t something I’d put all my weight into, but it feels sturdy enough to grab when I need to catch my balance. The handlebar is coated with foam for easier gripping.
The height of the handlebar isn’t adjustable like the WalkingPad R2, so it might feel pretty short for taller users over 6 feet.
The Redliro is said to have a 2.25 HP motor. We’re pleased with how quiet it is. I’ve used this under my desk for months and I’ve even jogged on it in our office upstairs from our studio. I have yet to disrupt my coworkers too much. The motor is capable of reaching 7.5 mph, which is pretty impressive. The belt will move up to this pace when the handlebar is upright and the treadmill is being used as a standalone machine.
The speed caps out at 4 mph when you’re using it under a desk. I know for me personally, I only walk at about 1-2 mph in order to actually operate a computer, so this speed should be plenty fast for most. 4 mph is a fast walking pace if not a slow jogging speed for some.
Even though the motor is said to be pretty hardy, I wouldn’t use the Redliro 2-In-1 at its max speed for long periods. This treadmill isn’t designed for heavy use, so I’d stick with lighter use like 1-3 miles per day.
The Redliro doesn’t incline. We didn’t expect it to considering how affordable and compact it is.
This is good if you’re looking for a treadmill that can fit most spaces. The deck is 15” wide and 41” long. This sized deck isn’t best if you want to jog and use the treadmill at 7.5 mph, especially if you have long running strides. I’m 5’1” and I have a fairly short stride, but I can’t run on the deck at its full speed. The fastest pace I can reach on it with enough room is 6.5 mph.
Comparably, I can run at 7.5 mph on the WalkingPad R2 which has a 47” long deck. This difference might not seem like much, but it is enough of a change in length for me to have enough room to run faster. Our tallest reviewer Matt is 6’5” and he can only walk on the Redliro’s deck.
It’s important to consider this if you plan on using the Redliro 2-In-1 Treadmill for light jogging. Most people up to the weight limit should have enough room for walking.
For use under a desk, the width might feel a little constricting, especially if you have a wide desk or use two monitors.
Wider under-desk treadmills like the LifeSpan TR5000 provide more room width and length-wise, so this sized treadmill might be better if you prefer more room to walk on.
The cushioning is firm and comparable to other models like the WalkingPad C2 and also the Redliro Wood Under Desk Treadmill. There isn’t much cushioning in the deck, but for walking and jogging for a few miles per day, the cushioning should be plenty sufficient for lessening the impact on your joints. It’s certainly softer than walking and jogging on the pavement outside.
The console consists of an LED display that’s built into the motor hood. Many under-desk treadmills feature this design. The two window displays cycles between showing your time, calories, steps, distance, and speed.
To adjust the Redliro 2-In-1, you’ll need to use the handheld remote when you’re using it at your desk. There are adjustment buttons built into the handle, but when it’s folded down, you need the remote for adjusting. The remote is easy to use.
The “P” buttons on the handle and remote are where you’ll access 12 onboard workouts that have preset speed and time goals. The “M” button allows you to set custom time, calories, and distance goals before your workout. We didn’t expect the Redliro to come with so many onboard workout options! They’re pretty generic compared to onboard workout programs that are included on larger treadmills, but they’re nice to have.
Overall, the console is easy to see and use. It doesn’t have any connectivity to your phone or third-party apps. You can rest your device on the blue rack that’s built into the top of the collapsible handle. There is a ridge to slip your phone or tablet in, in case you need it nearby.
With how small the Redliro 2-In-1 Under Desk Treadmill is, I’d just put it in front of my TV if I wanted to watch something while walking.
Performance & Functionality
For a 2-In-1 treadmill, the Redliro is really easy to use and it’s also very compact. Compared to the WalkingPad R2, it’s a little easier to raise and lower the handles and less of a process to get up and running from storing. The two knobs on either side of the deck that locks and unlock the handle just require you to twist them to raise and lower the handle. When you’re tightening the knob, there are jagged teeth that interlock together when the knobs are tightened.
When the handle is up, you can clip the end of the safety key to your clothing. This is an added safety feature on all treadmills so in case you were to fall, the belt will stop when the safety key is pulled. Even when the handlebar is down and you’re using the Redliro at your desk, the key needs to be plugged into the handle. You won’t be able to wear it like this, but the belt won’t start if the safety key isn’t plugged in.
The Redliro is a small treadmill that will work best for folks looking for a really small compact model for primarily walking. Even if you just plan on using it at your desk, it’s a good option. It’s really convenient for use upstairs and in places like apartments.
It’s also perfect for storing under a bed or couch because it is only a few inches tall when the handle is folded flat. The Redliro can be stored upright and leaned against a wall, too. There are feet that it sits on under the motor hood, as well as feet under the deck to rest it against a wall. Other under-desk treadmills, like ones from LifeSpan, can’t be stored upright because it could damage the motor.
It’s also very easy to move. There are two transportation wheels on the front, so when you lift up the back end the wheels engage.
One aspect we don’t get into very much in our reviews is price, however, I want to highlight how inexpensive the Redliro 2-In-1 Under Desk Treadmill is. When treadmills are priced under $500, we tend to get a little wary of the quality, but the Redliro is a good treadmill for being so small.
The Redliro 2-In-1 comes with a 1-year warranty. It also comes fully assembled and ready to go out of the box.