It’s really not surprising to see Samsung repeat itself when it comes to its health monitor features on its wearables. After all, gaining regulatory approval, even in just one country, is a huge victory when it comes to medical features. So when it repeatedly talks about its new blood pressure monitoring feature getting the green light and finally rolling out to users, it’s definitely a big thing for the company. Especially when the Galaxy Watch Active 2 is the first consumer smartwatch to even offer that much-coveted feature.
Apple is, of course, the first to come out with an electrocardiogram or ECG monitor for smartwatches, something that the Galaxy Watch Active 2 also debuted with and got approval for last year. Compared to that, however, some might consider measuring blood pressure to be a bit more complicated to do with a smartwatch.
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