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Other countries will go without. We reviewed the Active 2 back in November, and the UK will not have the feature turned on until a health body approves it, even though people are walking around with a watch on their wrist that is technically capable of an ECG.

There have been instances Apple has reported where the Apple Watch has detected irregularities that led to life saving heart surgery, but neither it or Samsung’s ECG can detect heart attacks. Still, the fact this sort of health authority approved tech is on the market can only be good, particularly if it is actively saving lives.