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New Apple Watch

Apple Watch Series 4 most impressive feature is its electrical heart sensor, wearers can take an electrocardiogram (ECG) straight from the wrist.

People getting into watches thanks to an Apple product were more likely to buy a Swiss timepiece later on, he said in emailed comments. Apple doesn't release sales figures, but estimates from two analysts suggest the company shipped roughly 18 million watches in 2017. The new Apple Watch is offered in two sizes, namely 40mm and 44mm, compared to the previous sizes of 38mm and 42mm, and a new interface takes advantage of the wider screen real estate by displaying more information than ever before.

Worldwide, about 48 million smartwatches are expected to be sold this year, compared with almost 1.9 billion phones, according to the research firm Gartner.

Apple CEO Tim Cook has long aimed to emphasize the health- and fitness-tracking abilities of the smartwatch.

The Galaxy Watch comes with either a 472 mAh or 270 mAh battery depending on which size you select, and Samsung claims 4 days of battery life with the former. In February, the company announced that the watch would track skiing and snowboarding runs, including data on speed and vertical descent. This sensor can detect when a heart rate is lower than normal and also detect arterial fibrillation. The feature gained an onstage endorsement from Ivor Benjamin, a cardiologist who is president of the American Heart Association.

Some doctors said that including heart-monitoring tools in such a popular consumer product could prompt unnecessary anxiety and medical visits.

All three handsets also feature a new 7MP True Depth front camera. "And with enriched complications on the new Infograph and Infograph Modular watch faces, you can create vivid, full-color enriched complications", Apple wrote. This watch is sure to continue Apple's dominance in the industry.

The ECG app is meant to detect if users are showing signs of Atrial Fibrillation (AFib), a common type of heart arrhythmia affecting millions of citizens in the USA and around the world.

All recordings, their associated classifications and any noted symptoms are stored in the Health app in a PDF that can be shared with physicians.

Such a device could help doctors treat patients who report dizziness or heart palpitations, both potential signs of heart rhythm disturbances, said Dr. Lawrence Phillips, a cardiologist and assistant professor of medicine at New York University Langone Health.

John Mandrola, a cardiologist at the Baptist Health in Louisville mentioned how the ECG captured could send a hoard of Apple Watch users towards the clinics because people do get scared for their life. The new accelerometer has "fall detection", so it can tell if you have taken an accidental spill (be it by slipping on a banana peel or tripping over a curb). People described how the watch saved their lives, by detecting medical abnormalities or allowing them to contact someone in an emergency such as a auto crash.

The Apple Watch Series 4 has arrived alongside the new iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR.

"People are scared; their heart scares them", John Mandrola, a cardiologist at Baptist Health in Louisville, said.

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