THE smartwatches from Garmin are very popular in the United States and Europe, which is why the multinational strives to update them as much as possible. ECG support is one of the features that most of the smartwatches from Garmin compared to the competition.
The ability to measure atrial fibrillation was only available on the Garmin Venu 2 Plus, but that is about to change. The company has just confirmed the arrival of the ECG application on other Garmin smartwatches. If you have one of the models in the list below, wait for an update that will bring this new feature.
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In a post on Twitter, Garmin revealed that ECG app is now available for Epix Pro, Venu 3 and Fenix 7 Pro smartwatches. Yes, there are a bunch of others smartwatches Garmin doesn’t have the app yet, but the company told Android Central that it ” intends to continue to expand its product portfolio supporting the ECG application and launch it in new regions in accordance with the necessary regulatory approvals “.
This expanded compatibility therefore allows users to take electrocardiogram (ECG) readings directly from their smartwatches Garmin compatible. These readings provide valuable heart rhythm data, providing insight into potential irregularities such as atrial fibrillation (AFib) and sinus rhythm.
Garmin’s user-friendly approach ensures that ECG results are easily accessible. Users can view these recordings directly on their smartwatches Garmin compatibles, in the Garmin Connect smartphone app, or export them as convenient PDF files.
Not yet available in Europe
Garmin prides itself on the accuracy of its ECG readings, which it likens to single-lead electrocardiograms. This accuracy ensures that users can trust the data for health tracking.
Another important thing to mention is that ECG app is only available in the US at the momentso if you have one of thesmartwatcheslisted above and you live in Europe, you will have to wait a little longer for the update to make its way to your device.