It is important to take care of our hearts and for some people with health conditions it is vital. The KardiaMobile from Alivecor is the most clinically‑validated personal EKG in the world, that allows you to take EKG (electrocardiogram, also known as an ECG) quickly and accurately at any time in any place. This medical grade EKG is roughly the size of a credit card and connects via the Kardia App, you simply place your fingers on the electrodes and view results in just 30 seconds. The device is identifying automatically: possible atrial fibrillation (or AFib), Bradycardia (slow heart rhythm), Tachycardia (fast heart rhythm) or Normal Rhythm. The KardiaMobile is a single lead ECG, 10 mV peak-to-peak input dynamic range, 30 second to 5 minute recording duration, 300 samples per second sampling rate and 16 bit resolution, it measures up at 8.2cm x 3.2cm x 0.35cm with two 3cm x 3cm stainless steel electrodes and weighs just 18g.
The KardiaMobile is powered from an included 3V CR2016 coin cell battery which will provide you with 200 hours of operational time, roughly 12 months of typical use. Included in the purchase is a basic service which provides unlimited EKG recordings with instant analysis, blood pressure and weight tracking, and storage of recorded EKGs on your phone UK customers can have Premium features (for £9.99): this includes unlimited Cloud storage and security with access from other devices (such as web-browser), personalized heart health report (can be created and sent right in the app) and medication tracking. AliveCor do not offer the Device Protection Plan component in the UK, but everything else is live.
You can attach the device to the back of your phone so you can regularly take recordings on the go, the information is clear and comprehensive and can also be connected to google fit and integrated with other health products. This is a truly functional little gadget that can bring a detailed and reliable insight into your heart health, it is so simple to use and allows you to easily share your data with your doctor. RRP £99
5 out of 5
Easy to use
Most clinically‑validated personal EKG in the world
Compact and lightweight
Share with your doctor
Long battery life (roughly 1 year)