Samsung has introduced support for electrocardiogram (EKG) reading and blood pressure monitoring on its Galaxy Watch Active 2 and Galaxy 3 x 3. According to Sammobile. The feature is courtesy of the Samsung Health Monitor app, which is now available for download from the company’s App Store in 31 additional countries. Prior to today, facilities were limited to owners of one of those two devices only in South Korea and the US.
Samsung first announced last month that it would add features via software updates to its latest Galaxy Watch devices, both smartwatches use the sensors needed to measure heart rate and blood pressure and the performance of the EKG.
Now, in more than 31 countries – mostly in Europe – Samsung should have access to the European Union after being granted CE marking clearance for its Samsung Health Monitor app. This regulatory approval indicates that the software meets the health and safety standards required for distribution in the region. Sammobile Notes You will need the app downloaded and updated to the latest version on both a compatible Galaxy Watch and Samsung phone.
The complete list of countries includes Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway. Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE and UK.