The Huawei’s pioneering work in measuring blood oxygen through its SpO2 technology

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  • Posted: April 21, 2021 at 8:05 pm

Huawei Mobile Kenya launched smartwatches in the market in the last one year. The smartwatches play a critical role as you continue to stay healthy and at the same time meet your goals.  Huawei smartwatches have SpO2 to measure oxygenation in the blood accurately, its measurement is compared to that of medical equipment.

The available smartwatches in the market include Huawei GT2 pro retailing at Kshs 34,999,  HUAWEI GT2 retailing at Kshs 24,999 and HUAWEI Watch fit retailing at Kshs 11,999. 

The technological needs of users evolve rapidly, which is why they now require a watch that gives more than the time. Fortunately, today a Huawei smartwatch offers multiple functions for users to meet their different goals, from measuring the number of steps per day, keeping track of calorie burn and now also measuring heart rate or levels of energy. Oxygen saturation in the blood (SpO2).

With the smartwatches, you can have a detailed record of your health indices and have a reference to know when it is necessary to go to the doctor. Without a doubt, users can adapt their lifestyle to their goals and be healthier. The smartwatches offers premium features like SpO2 monitoring, which measures the concentration of oxygen-carrying hemoglobin in the blood. This is an indicator that went from being a luxury to being essential, since it provides you with this indicator in real time wherever you are. But why is it important to know it?

When SpO2 is less than 90% it is considered low and can cause a person to experience fatigue and a racing pulse. Being below that percentage often has adverse long-term health effects, so it is crucial to continually monitor and analyze these readings.

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Other mild symptoms that may go unnoticed and that are due to low levels of your oxygen in the blood are: drowsiness, tiredness, dizziness and a rapid heartbeat. But when the brain is deprived of oxygen in the blood it can suffer more serious damage such as slow response times, poor memory, an irritable personality and other irregularities.

For those who enjoy extreme sports at high altitude or those who need to maintain high levels of concentration at work, an SpO2 monitor smartwatch can be an indispensable safety feature to prevent accidents or, the monitoring of maximum oxygen consumption (VO2 ), which measures the amount of consumption a person takes when exercising to the maximum level. 

This function was incorporated in the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 through OTA and now it’s optimized with HUAWEI WATCH Fit through HUAWEI TruSeen ™ 4.0 monitoring technology, designed to allow light to focus more intensely and penetrate the blood more for improved SpO2 and rhythm reading accuracy cardiac.

Huawei always has the user’s health in mind, therefore, other technologies that it integrates into its smart watches are TruSleep ™ 2.0, which is based on infrared light to track the user’s sleep habits and TruRelax ™, which provides accurate monitoring and evaluation of stress conditions.

In addition, to visualize the data and its development, Huawei created the HUAWEI Health application, which will also offer tips for you to relax, change your sleep habits and improve your quality of life. Without a doubt, HUAWEI will always have the best alternative to take care of your health at your fingertips, in a comfortable, aesthetic and dynamic version.

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