Samsung finally hasand , the technology company announced on Wednesday. The FDA-approved electrocardiogram feature is available from September 23 on the two laptops via the Samsung Health Monitor app when connected to a Galaxy phone.
The app onand can monitor heart rhythm and detect irregularities and signs of atrial fibrillation, or AFib, a type of irregular heartbeat.
To use the ECG screen:
- Open the new Samsung Health Monitor app with your smartwatch on your wrist
- Sit down and rest your arm on a flat surface
- Press the fingertip on the upper button
- The app classifies your ECG as either sinus rhythm or AFib
- You can then record things like fatigue or dizziness
- It can then send a PDF report to your healthcare provider
Galaxy Watch 3 now also has oxygen saturation tracking and a digital running bus with real-time information about your pace and shape and after training VO2 max reports.
Sleep tracking features that measure breathing, vital and REM cycles are also available on the Watch 3 ($ 199 on Apple), while Galaxy Watch Active 2 now supports VO2 max, continuous analysis and trip detection.
The smartwatch messages came asonline Wednesday.