AliveCor Kardia Mobile ECG for iPhone and Android

The AliveCor Kardia Mobile ECG is a single-channel cardiac event recorder. It consists of a device and app that enables you to record and review electrocardiograms (ECG's) anywhere, anytime. The device attaches to the back of most iOS and Android devices, and communicates wirelessly with the free Kardia app, providing powerful display, analysis and communication capabilities. Designed for health professionals and consumers.

*Latest 4th generation device sticks to the back of most mobile phones or cases.

*Latest 4th generation device sticks to the back of most mobile phones or cases.

Award-winning design and technology

The AliveCor Kardia Mobile ECG fits on most mobile devices. It simply rests on your fingers or chest to record an ECG. AliveCor’s proprietary technology converts electrical impulses from user’s fingertips into ultrasound signals transmitted to the mobile device’s microphone. Fast, efficient signal transmission results in minimal battery drain.

You can benefit

The AliveCor Kardia Mobile ECG provides individuals with the ability to track heart health anywhere, anytime at an affordable cost. Those who can benefit include individuals with suspected or diagnosed heart conditions and health conscious individuals.

Easy to use

Record your ECG in seconds. Just start the app and place your fingers on the metal sensors.



The 4th generation AliveCor Kardia Mobile ECG is compatible with most iOS and Android devices, including iPhone 4S or later, iPad 2 or later, and iPod Touch (5th gen). The heart monitor comes with an attachment plate with single-use adhesive that can be used to attach the monitor to an existing case or directly to the mobile device itself.  It does not include a phone case.



ECG Channels: Single Channel
Input Dynamic Range: 10mV
Frequency Resp.: 0.5Hz to 40 Hz
A/D Sampling Rate: 300 Hz
Resolution: 16 bit
Heart Rate Range: 30 - 300 bpm
Battery Type: 3V Coin Cell
Battery life: 12 months typical use


ANSI/AAMI EC38, ISO 10993, IEC 60601-1, IEC 60601-1-2, IEC 60601-2-47. TGA approved (ARTG 234417)


AliveCor's free Kardia app, available for iOS and Android, together with the Heart Monitor, records and stores single-channel ECGs. 


Enhanced filtering technology minimizes artifact, yielding a high fidelity tracing. The medical grade tracings are comparable to Lead I on standard ECG machines.


Add patient details, symptoms and notes.

Automatic AF Detection

Instantly know if atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common heart rhythm disturbance and a leading cause of stroke, is detected in your ECG.


Choose to share results with your doctor using email, print, PDFs or the private web dashboard for medical professionals


The app automatically syncs with your online account. With secure data storage in the cloud, you can access your ECG data confidentially anytime, anywhere from a standard web browser, grant access to your physician, print PDFs and email it to caregivers and health professionals.




Attach the AliveCor Kardia Mobile ECG to your mobile device.


Download the free Kardia app, from the App Store on your iOS device, or Google Play Store on your Android device. Sign up for a new account.


Record your ECGs, and take advantage of AliveCor’s multiple features , including emailing ECGs, printing PDFs, and ECG Analysis.


Understand arrhythmias

The app includes a detailed arrhythmia library with sample, real-life, ECGs, ranging from common arrhythmia conditions like atrial fibrillation to rare ones like Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome.

Learn more

The Kardia app includes personalized heart rate statistics and key heart facts. In addition, detailed diagrams of cardiac anatomy and a breakdown of the ECG waveform ensures that users have access to heart education.



Track and triage ECGs 

For health professionals with patients using the AliveCor Kardia Mobile ECG, the provider dashboard is a free web-based application to help review patients ECG data. Once a patient is added, ECGs and ECG Analysis reports are automatically updated, and available for review. Access your Provider Dashboard by signing in to



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