Garmin has rolled out ECG to a host of its flagship smartwatches and sports watches.
All of these watches have Elevate 5, the latest heart rate sensor, and it was pretty clear that Garmin was waiting for FDA approval before releasing the feature. Why it couldn’t be clearer about that to people looking to buy a Garmin watch, we have no idea.
Stop. Sit. Wait. It’s that easy.— Garmin (@Garmin) October 17, 2023
The ECG app is now available for #epix Pro, #Venu 3 and #fenix 7 Pro smartwatches.
Check for signs of AFib with a 30-second recording, and view the results on your watch or in the #GarminConnect app. pic.twitter.com/Hhs7RprVxv
It works much the same as the Venu 2 Plus, and like most rival ECG apps.
You place your finger on the button, and take a 30-second test. Your Garmin watch will then look for signs of Afib, which will be shown on the watch itself, and within Garmin Connect.
However, in terms of regions, it seems that for now, Garmin ECG will still only be available in the US, Hong Kong, and Vietnam. We’ve reached out to Garmin for confirmation of the regional support.
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