I had an AFib incident recently which the watch detected, recorded, and alerted me. It alerts you if it sees an irregular pattern and you can take the ekg trace on the spot. My cardiologist loves the reports it produces. What makes the band easy is if it occurs at night you get the alert.
The only EKG solution for Apple Watch® Series 1-3. FDA‑cleared, clinical grade wearable EKG. Replaces your Apple Watch band for an EKG anytime, anywhere.
KardiaBand provides accurate and instant analysis for detecting Atrial Fibrillation, Bradycardia, Tachycardia and Normal heart rhythm. Simply place your thumb on the integrated KardiaBand sensor to take a medical-grade EKG in just 30 seconds.
Features SmartRhythm monitoring which intelligently evaluates your heart rate and physical activity. When it sees something it doesn't expect, SmartRhythm sends you a notification to take an EKG. Premium is required for the SmartRhythm feature.
Add Premium Protection Plan that includes SmartRhythm, Device Replacement, Cloud Storage & Security, Personalized Heart Health Report, and Medication Tracking. Available for just $9.99/mo or $99/year. No commitment required.
KardiaBand requires a paired iPhone and Apple Watch. See compatibility below. KardiaBand does not work with Android phones and is not tested or recommended for use with pacemakers and ICDs.
Ships with two band lengths to assure a perfect fit.
Apple Watch sold separately.
KardiaBand is a medical device that is regulated per federal and international regulations; we rigorously test and validate devices with smartphones and tablets to meet or exceed these regulations before we claim compatibility. We routinely add support for new phones and tablets. Check back if your device is not listed below.
(Last updated on April 25, 2019)
KardiaBand requires a paired iPhone and Apple Watch, each of which must be in the list below:
Apple Watch Series 4
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 2
Apple Watch Series 1*
*NOT compatible with the original Apple Watch (Series 0)
iPhone XS Max
iPhone 8 Plus
iPhone 7 Plus
iPhone 6s Plus
iPhone 6 Plus
Use of KardiaBand requires the companion app Kardia, available for download in the
Dimensions (Sensor Module only)
2.1 x 2.0 x 0.8 cm, 3 cm2 stainless-steel electrode
AliveCor will issue you a full refund on your purchase if you contact us within 30 days of delivery. To request a refund, contact AliveCor Support at firstname.lastname@example.org or (855) 338-8800. We will issue you an RMA number to include when you ship your device back to us and will process your refund upon receipt of your device.
If your device has stopped working and is still under warranty please contact us for troubleshooting assistance. If we find that your device is in fact defective while within the warranty period we will issue a replacement upon receipt of the faulty device.