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Cardiio: heart rate Monitor
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Cardiio helps you measure your pulse (heart rate) using your phone camera, learn how the numbers relate to your general wellness, perform effective workouts to get in shape, and track your progress. *** Featured on The Doctors (CBS), ABC News and more *** MEASURE YOUR heart rate: • Just hold your iPhone or iPad and simply cover the back camera with your finger to read your pulse GAIN INSIGHT: • See how your heart rate relates to your fitness and endurance IMPROVE YOUR FITNESS: • Built-in high-intensity circuit training exercises that only takes 7 minutes to complete TRACK YOUR PERFORMANCE: • Personal dashboard with history (daily, weekly and monthly) • Save, edit, annotate, export your data (CSV) HEALTH KIT INTEGRATION • Save your heart rate measurements to the Apple Health app. *Upgrade to PRO to enjoy the full features of the app! ---------------------------------- ABOUT CARDIIO Blood absorbs light. Every time your heart beats, the blood flow to your finger increases, causing more light to be absorbed. In between beats, less light is absorbed. By using your smartphone camera to capture tiny changes in reflected light from your finger, Cardiio can calculate your heart rate. **IMPORTANT TIPS FOR BEST RESULTS • ALWAYS hold your phone steady, keep still, and don’t talk during a measurement. • Make sure your fingers are not cold. • Cover the entire back camera lightly with your finger; Don't press too hard to avoid restricting blood flow to your finger. Terms of service: https://pensive-lumiere-69f59d.netlify.com/termsofuse.html Privacy policy: https://pensive-lumiere-69f59d.netlify.com/privacypolicy.html WHAT THE PRESS SAY PC Magazine - "… the app is simple, yet beautiful and pretty slick." Cult of Mac - "Cardiio is one of those apps that wows you..." Lifehacker - "it’s a little mind-blowing..." WARNING: NOT FOR MEDICAL USE If knowing your pulse rate is critical to your health, you need to have your pulse taken by a medical professional. Cardiio is not intended to diagnose, prevent or treat any condition, or to be a substitute for professional medical care. Measurements and statistics are intended for informational and educational purposes only, to support general health and wellness. The Cardiio app has not been tested with individuals with health conditions, is not a clinical pulse oximeter and has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Great
by Luis_1458 on 2020/05/21 15:27
Handy to have
Review
by Farmer pip on 2020/04/28 09:32
I am useing the heart monitor it’s brilliant as I heart problems it’s a good apps
Don’t buy for 11 Pro - won’t work
by FedUpWithPoorSoftware on 2020/04/22 10:13
Had for years, and Used to be excellent, but no longer works with the 11 Pro. The issue is that the illumination from the flash is used by the camera to see ‘into’ your finger, but the camera of the three that seems to be used by the app is too distant so it simply fails to work 9 out of 10 times. Shame.
RUBISHHHHHHHHHH
by Trueblu3 on 2020/04/22 09:25
Poor signal quality! Poor signal quality!! If you are serious about exercise, heart rate and calorie counting I’d think twice about this app. It’s set out nicely and works every time when at rest but when I try to use after intense workout it only reads my pulse once out of 5 times!! Very annoying when trying to track estimated calorie burn. Plus sort out
Readings tricky
by RipMarilyn on 2020/04/14 11:31
Used to love the app when did facial reading... not so easy with finger tip
Excellent app
by XXct25 on 2020/04/08 17:42
Seems accurate and quick
Trail period
by Jimman007 on 2020/04/03 16:28
This app is not free just gives you trail period then charge you so I never want to use this.
noooo
by demotricus on 2020/02/29 05:26
I found this to be pretty much useless on an iphone 6, it seems almost impossible to take a good reading, error message after error message...(and thats after removing the phones case). With the case ON, it was quite impossible.
Ok so works but what...
by 1234567891437 on 2020/02/27 20:41
So it’s great and works really well but when I put the camera and torch against my toy Lamborghini and it said it had a pulse. I’m not sure if the app doesn’t like toy Lamborghini or if I should be scared my toy car is alive. Hope I don’t have nightmares tonight.
Good
by bsuhrsch123 on 2020/02/11 20:45
Good app
Doesn’t work well with my iphone11 pro
by Sally4th on 2019/12/31 22:23
Cannot seem to get a result with my iPhone 11 Pro , cannot put my finger on all 3 lenses and it doesn’t work trying each individual lens , going to have to delete it :(
Top site
by beemernut on 2019/12/27 15:49
Great way of checking how well the ticker is working. Beemernut
C
by mu by ugh on 2019/12/19 14:52
I like it very much
Disappointed
by Elvis Heartache on 2019/11/28 23:28
Used to be far better. Restricted nowadays so little use apart from live heart rate. However, if you are exercising, it cannot read your heart rate. Therefore results are inaccurate as you’ve usually slowed down by the time you get a reading.
I am not for sale
by marcdraco on 2019/11/26 17:45
How dare you collect my data? I didn’t pay money to sold on. This has to stop. NOW. Apple protects our data and apps we have paid to use should not be stealing private data. Oh and now I find it doesn’t have face detection because Bending Spoons bought it. THIS WILL NOT DO APPLE!
Grant
by Grant Plum on 2019/10/18 09:23
Good for measuring pulse - but that’s about it!
Monitor
by dleach123 on 2019/10/14 19:43
Very accurate and helpful
Mr retired
by Big Al ! on 2019/09/27 10:25
All ways impressed with the accuracy of the pulse readings. Measuring as i have in the past against other equipment. Also good to know generational well-being is as you put it excellent. The rest however is no more than hypothesis carrying carrying little or no value to the user. Cheers.
Review
by Mike from Basingstoke on 2019/09/26 04:34
As someone who regularly runs, cycles, climbs mountains etc, Cardio is a great way to keep checks early in the morning and after exercise on any changes in HR. I use it on average 5 x a week.
Accurate?
by Iang62 on 2019/09/19 11:36
All too frequently has problems taking readings, but for a free app that doesn't bug me with ads it's worth three stars. Just hope it doesn't keep hassling me to leave a review like it used to do. App has become very temperamental when taking readings, of the opinion now that it's just not worth the hassle. There are better apps to use up space on my phone with Reinstalled several years after removing and it’s still as temperamental and annoying as it ever was, guaranteed to raise my blood pressure before it successfully takes a reading. Bye bye forever this time
Use it
by pic lover08 on 2019/08/27 07:40
As a little girl with an un-diagnosed heart problem this app has got me closer to being diagnosed and it has really good measurements better then my Fitbit!!!
Life saver
by Marv38 on 2019/08/24 18:47
Yup, actually saved my life, noticed my heart not beating right for a few days, took my heart rate over a few weeks, normally have a resting rate of 44-50, but it kept dropping to 30, decided to go to A&E, good job i did, had a full check up, told to change a few things in my life, all good now thankfully.
Heart monitor
by Kingorry2 on 2019/08/23 14:05
The heart app works very well,and is easy to use.
Cardio
by sheralyndotty on 2019/07/22 18:02
Didn’t really understand it doesn’t tell you very much only if you’re playing Apparently....... please give more information...
Good, except popups
by PaganWerewolf on 2019/06/25 14:49
It works *really* well (both face mode(!) and finger mode) but there are too many popup messages getting in the way of a good user experience
Later
by Deielkamar on 2019/06/05 06:40
After a few weeks of use I’ll be able to give an accurate view of this app.
Good to keep a i on
by timothy2236 on 2019/05/08 03:42
Good to keep a i on
Yes and no
by moonlight spotlight on 2019/01/11 07:31
It says 4+ but when u get the app, it says 16+
Amazing and easy
by 1234567890@#£&*()'l on 2019/01/08 09:25
Okay this is excellent everyone who wants this app get it it tests your health and even gives you daily workouts it keeps your body running and also lets you keep your heart rate so if a doctor or something around there need your heart rate use cardiio thanks
Excellent !
by Vivas7777777 on 2018/12/16 14:33
Brilliant and simple to use , who would have thought using the camera to measure HB ! A useful addition unless I'm missing something is utilising a blue tooth HB monitor , to measure while exercising .max HB reached etc , but other wise brilliant, Just something positive to add , I like to print out my records , but the white on a solid black background uses up black ink like crazy ! Could the print out or saved document be more printer/ink friendly please ? Great app non the less.
Beware the paid upgrade.
by GuyLetts on 2018/12/11 16:00
I hoped that paying for the full upgrade would allow me to store traces. It doesn’t. The maximum you can save is 17 seconds of trace, and it’s only temporary. They get deleted automatically after 30 days. The answer from the substandard tech support (finally, after multiple requests) is to take a screenshot. That’s useless because you can only get a few seconds to show on the screen at once. I feel ripped off.
Heart
by coastal12355 on 2018/12/11 05:57
A great app easy to use app
Very useful app
by Farinabar on 2018/11/26 01:26
I have found this to be accurate.
YESSSS
by MayoGaming on 2018/11/22 21:39
I have finally found an app worth money
Works
by leepasque on 2018/11/11 08:16
It works just fine
More informative
by Wuthered on 2018/11/06 09:26
This is better than others I have tried as it doesn’t try to do a quick reading. Instead it monitors for about 15 seconds and shows the waveform along with the count. Haven’t needed the premium features yet. Thanks.
Heart pumping tastic app
by Jaybarbelo on 2018/10/27 05:00
It can measure your heart rate simply by you looking at your device camera, and it's very accurate. Amazing app... Very clever tech
Used to be better. Now they just want £$€¥
by Smartferret on 2018/10/04 05:52
New version conceals your heart waveform after you’ve viewed it just the once. Then they want money to unlock it. Also the early versions of the app used to give “life expectancy” (which is a bit of a novelty for amusement only but still an incentive to exercise) for free but not any longer. Another app that’s slid from the “really useful” into the “cash cow” category.
The best
by Jo7dsh on 2018/09/18 16:21
I try lots of apps to get every thing easy kind of and this one is the best one so far
Best I’ve tried so far
by ketoCrazed:P on 2018/09/17 20:24
Has both face and finger monitor. If like me you don’t have spare time to work out at a gym, there’s a little workout routine built into the app which is quite good.
Cardiio
by loulou247 on 2018/09/12 11:11
I really like it, it helps me a lot because sometimes when I have a panic attack and I read my heart rate I can see that it is high so I calm myself down then I check again . BUT I LOVE IT THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR SEND IT OUT TO PEOPLE 💗
Early days-day 1
by Baz979 on 2018/09/12 08:15
It’s always reassuring to discover that according to the guidelines, one is fit. I’ve been at work for the past two hours employed today in carpentry, but have scored relatively low (58 bpm) after installing a relatively lightweight section of rail. The actual value of the app can only be fairly evaluated over time, but early days, The process has certainly put a smile on my face and created a sense of well-being albeit resulting from one test...
Impressed
by Mileoff on 2018/09/11 08:03
I wear a Fitbit & the readings always correspond..
Worth it !
by Kostas6833 on 2018/08/30 18:38
Even the free version is an accurate one , it lets you to measure your heart rate for free and not per measurements /day. And it gives nice statistics. I am thinking of buying the full version.
Cardio
by Perelin on 2018/08/13 08:02
Good comprehensive detail which is very easily obtained.
Apps
by blk bob on 2018/08/12 10:40
Would be good to have a FREE app out that covers heart-pulse and ECG readings Etc’.
Ms
by Evie100000 on 2018/08/11 22:05
Excellent app. Use it every day. Had app for a few years now and use it every day. The step function and resting heart rate keeps me informed on a daily basis. Evie
Amazing
by Emmieloubry on 2018/08/09 16:21
Gives my usual heart rate and gives more! This is a good app and is very accurate thanks cardio!!
Fantastic
by Do55Any on 2018/08/02 00:59
So pleased with this very simple to use App
Could not do without it
by Ebony 93 on 2018/07/22 17:45
This app is brilliant I could not do without it I even set a reminder a scheduled time daily to compare the data. Just fab! Thank you
Does what it says.
by Stevetuk* on 2018/07/22 12:30
Good tool that seems pretty accurate compared to other devices.
Excellent
by SpennyFit on 2018/07/18 11:31
Excellent app, I highly recommend for reading and recording your heart rate.
Great Monitor
by Janz4b on 2018/07/17 06:38
A simple to use and fuss free accurate monitor - GPs should recommend its use to their patients. Great to also track exercise benefits of lowering the heart rate over time too. Or checking on stress levels in meetings!
Great App
by F19nge on 2018/07/15 10:38
Great little app for measuring your heart rate. I use it mainly in the mornings when I wake up so I get a true resting heart rate.... depending what I’ve been dreaming about ;) haha.
Mr Rix
by Nomis1264 on 2018/07/15 06:07
This is so accurate, I have put it up against other machines, and they all say the same.
Great monitor
by yqya amszing on 2018/07/12 16:31
Great app five star
Very useful
by Scroopy8 on 2018/07/09 14:42
I suffer from atrial fibrillation and it is useful to be able to record my heart rate when it happens. Very simple to use. Not very interested to read that I should live longer than a mongoose.
Cardio review
by RDC 01 on 2018/07/03 20:14
This is a wonderful app I use it regularly to monitor my heart beat it provides me an indication of my health
More exercises
by JRTSAL on 2018/07/01 20:14
App & exercises great to fit in to tight schedule. Bit of a novelty rip off to pay for different coach actions. Would be better if different coaches had different exercises
After activity poor
by Berniemc47 on 2018/07/01 08:21
Like a few of the other reviewers I am disappointed with the monitoring after activity. It takes too long to get a reading and is easily 20 or 30 beats less than the actual rate on completing the activity. Such a shame, great idea.
Not worth it
by Ivorydom on 2018/06/28 19:29
Fails to read heart rate on an iPhone X like 50% of the time. Lately it's been giving me the error that it cannot find good signal strength (!). Why it needs Internet connection to read the heart rate I cannot understand anyway but it shouldn't. So annoying at the end of the day that I don't use it.
Fiddly
by Dave in HH from GB on 2018/06/24 15:27
The app is fiddly to use. Always telling me poor signal. The heart trace seems to differ to that I get on a heart monitor. Seem to have a lot more pulses on this app. Will keep trying it. Could be handy just to have.
This app used to give me more
by Angi babes on 2018/06/18 23:58
Whilst an interesting app to monitor my heart rate, it used to give me more info. It now wants me to upgrade in order to get the same level of functionality that I’ve had for the preceding 2 years.
So I know
by cheesestringboy18284pee on 2018/06/18 21:01
I won't die
Key tool
by tobymaster on 2018/06/16 18:36
I love using the app as it helps so much in keeping my mind at peace when I know what is happening with my heart.
Great little app
by macca a g on 2018/06/15 15:44
But gets a bit boring after a year or so. Would be good to introduce some videos and change of workout routine.
Review
by cosmos rose fc on 2018/06/15 01:07
That should have been five stars I pressed to quick before I finished tapping stars so It should be five stars it’s certainly helpful letting m know I seem In good nick for my age
Review
by millyrise on 2018/06/13 20:50
Very good
Very consistent, reliable and easy to use
by flip345flop on 2018/06/13 06:44
Congratulations
Cardio
by Moonoo07 on 2018/06/13 06:20
Great way of checking your heart beat
Great app
by morseyboy on 2018/06/12 18:35
Simple but effective
Well presented wee app
by Duneil on 2018/06/08 05:58
Lovey presentation of the information and fair capability. I am sure it will continue to add additional capability as it develops over the months so it will be a one stop app for this type of health monitoring.
Great free bits
by Jeddiejon on 2018/06/01 15:06
Using the free version of this is great and to be fair all I need, it’s easy to use and gives just the right amount of info, well done 👍
Omg
by kieranpop on 2018/05/29 10:00
I’ve used it for 10min and it’s so good
Really good
by Faithlets on 2018/05/28 09:26
It's a good workout and it's fun and you only need a wall and a chair!!
Easy to use
by L5choong on 2018/05/24 08:02
This is an user friendly app which I coud recommend to all my friends
It works
by Jeanettekb on 2018/05/24 04:10
So many of these apps don't work unless you have a flash to place your finger on. This works every time and seems to be quite accurate.
Helpful and fun
by Polabear78 on 2018/05/23 08:55
I enjoy monitoring my progress on my weight loss journey and how it affects my heart
Yes
by SgtPepper4Eva on 2018/05/14 21:29
It’s very good
H / rate
by pablostthebay on 2018/05/13 04:40
Great simple app feature of layout excellent
Ly
by lyla.rose on 2018/05/09 16:42
I’ve been trying to find an app for ages and I finally found one where u don’t have to pay! 👌👌 Absolutely amazing app 😆
Review
by nsbxixndhxks xh kd xlxnd d on 2018/05/08 06:44
I like this app!! 😂
heart rate...
by El Burt on 2018/05/06 11:39
Surprisingly quiet accurate... try it having done different activities.
Does what it says on the tin.
by Goobermorris on 2018/05/06 10:57
Hi
Great App
by Mookie and me on 2018/05/06 08:02
Use it often and like the reminders
Cardio app
by crewmember278 on 2018/05/01 20:44
Very easy to use and I believe very accurate. The work out routine is brilliant too! Thankyou.
the best app
by basaar on 2018/04/23 08:08
cool
Spot on
by chubbpe on 2018/04/16 10:05
Love this app x
Great app
by Picrotoxin on 2018/04/15 22:12
I really love using this app it is really good to for me to use
Quick easy and effective
by jgp5000 on 2018/04/11 22:51
Great app, with quite a bit of useful free stuff.
Excellent clear information
by Mega Petrolhead on 2018/04/09 21:27
The free version gives you a clear indicator of cardiac health and fitness
SG London UK
by vlasta52 on 2018/03/26 23:14
What is the point of “Contact us” if Cardiio does not reply to emails for help?
Good
by Wolfpaws9 on 2018/03/26 06:55
Very good but only used twice!
Excellent app!
by Ayshawysha on 2018/03/24 20:34
Works well and pretty accurate measurements. I love the comparisons. Apparently I am nearly (but not quite!) fit as Rafa!
Excellent
by Lashla rue on 2018/03/23 19:15
Very accurate, face feature is amazing
Seems to do the job well
by KellyKleg on 2018/03/20 21:42
Everything looks plausible - but nothing to compare accuracy with.
Using my iPhone 7 Plus
by the black pen on 2018/03/19 09:02
It’s great at reading resting heart rates, but not so great when I am trying to read active heart rates. It might not be an issue with the app and could potentially be an issue with my phone, but it is worth mentioning so the Development Team could have a look. UPDATE I use the face option after my running exercises as the device cannot register my heart rate properly so you guys get a star back 😁
Just a bag of Shyt
by This app is shyt on 2018/03/18 19:02
Just to test the app, I showed a picture on news paper 😂😂😂😂 it can read the heart beat Funniest sh”7 ever Try it with your driving license picture it says Driving license blood pressure is 70bpm Holly cow 😂😂😂😂
Ms
by Dorset subscriber on 2018/03/18 12:40
Easy to use
Gets heart rate but doesn’t let me add it!
by AJB 179 on 2018/01/03 16:48
So after using this app for a few weeks I’ve found almost every time I use it that it will get my heart rate fine but then tell me that it couldn’t get an accurate enough reading - despite seeing a steady beat and a number that was correct. I had to read my heart rate 4 times today before it eventually got it, by which point it had decreased from 120 BPM to 85 BPM after a 10 minutes run, giving me data that isn’t as good for what I wanted. Please add a feature that lets me add my pulse even if the app doesn’t think it was good enough - I want to track it over time and having it look falsely low isn’t helping.
Good so far
by Charlie Mac 205 on 2018/01/11 13:07
I have been interested in randomly measuring my heart rate since I’ve all but stopped doing relatively hard cycle workouts, with the onset of winter. This app offers a sense of reassurance in that readings at rest appear to be roughly what I expected. I am used to using a dedicated heart rate monitor and other effort-measuring equipment on bike rides. The fitness and relative heart rate indicators are very helpful. Using my finger over the iPad and iPhone’s camera and flash is, in my opinion, a very innovative use of existing technology.
Early days-day 1
by Baz979 on 2018/09/12 08:15
It’s always reassuring to discover that according to the guidelines, one is fit. I’ve been at work for the past two hours employed today in carpentry, but have scored relatively low (58 bpm) after installing a relatively lightweight section of rail. The actual value of the app can only be fairly evaluated over time, but early days, The process has certainly put a smile on my face and created a sense of well-being albeit resulting from one test...
Excellent !
by Vivas7777777 on 2018/12/16 14:33
Brilliant and simple to use , who would have thought using the camera to measure HB ! A useful addition unless I'm missing something is utilising a blue tooth HB monitor , to measure while exercising .max HB reached etc , but other wise brilliant, Just something positive to add , I like to print out my records , but the white on a solid black background uses up black ink like crazy ! Could the print out or saved document be more printer/ink friendly please ? Great app non the less.
Disappointing
by Essjaykay on 2017/08/22 08:54
Measures cardio fine, it is when you come to buy the "add ons", then try to get help, that you get in to misleading marketing descriptions and useless support. Quite happy to take money but when you try to clarify why the app is not doing what you paid for you get no support at all. I paid extra for the Pulse Waveform Pack which clearly states in the description that "Your pulse waveform of every measurement will also be saved in the history view". However the app only saves the last 30 days, which is actually useless. Have queried this with the makers and have not had a reply. Borderline fraud
Accurate?
by Iang62 on 2019/09/19 11:36
All too frequently has problems taking readings, but for a free app that doesn't bug me with ads it's worth three stars. Just hope it doesn't keep hassling me to leave a review like it used to do. App has become very temperamental when taking readings, of the opinion now that it's just not worth the hassle. There are better apps to use up space on my phone with Reinstalled several years after removing and it’s still as temperamental and annoying as it ever was, guaranteed to raise my blood pressure before it successfully takes a reading. Bye bye forever this time
Using my iPhone 7 Plus
by the black pen on 2018/03/19 09:02
It’s great at reading resting heart rates, but not so great when I am trying to read active heart rates. It might not be an issue with the app and could potentially be an issue with my phone, but it is worth mentioning so the Development Team could have a look. UPDATE I use the face option after my running exercises as the device cannot register my heart rate properly so you guys get a star back 😁
Assuring checker
by Barandrew on 2018/02/14 11:47
As a pacemaker wearer aged 75, to be able to monitor my heart rate each day as part of my "wellness" check is very useful. Whilst accepting it is only a guide it is infinitely more practical than the normal pulse check using fingers which is long winded. The latest update is very user friendly and the new 'face ' option is also very informative.
Great app
by Mandarama on 2017/12/29 16:52
This app gives you a quick measure of heart-rate which, when checked with other more sophisticated instruments, appears accurate. Given that you're likely to have your phone with you, most times, can either reassure you or confirm you need to take action/get help. A good aid to self care.
Life saver
by Marv38 on 2019/08/24 18:47
Yup, actually saved my life, noticed my heart not beating right for a few days, took my heart rate over a few weeks, normally have a resting rate of 44-50, but it kept dropping to 30, decided to go to A&E, good job i did, had a full check up, told to change a few things in my life, all good now thankfully.
After activity poor
by Berniemc47 on 2018/07/01 08:21
Like a few of the other reviewers I am disappointed with the monitoring after activity. It takes too long to get a reading and is easily 20 or 30 beats less than the actual rate on completing the activity. Such a shame, great idea.
Reliable app
by Pat the OT on 2017/07/22 06:28
A neat app that works really well, particularly like the active option for exercise. Used it everyday for a year now, simple, reliable and easy to use. Back to a great app now the "rewards" have been removed. Well done. Recent refresh makes a nice interface, particularly like the VO2 info.
Amazing and easy
by 1234567890@#£&*()'l on 2019/01/08 09:25
Okay this is excellent everyone who wants this app get it it tests your health and even gives you daily workouts it keeps your body running and also lets you keep your heart rate so if a doctor or something around there need your heart rate use cardiio thanks
More informative
by Wuthered on 2018/11/06 09:26
This is better than others I have tried as it doesn’t try to do a quick reading. Instead it monitors for about 15 seconds and shows the waveform along with the count. Haven’t needed the premium features yet. Thanks.
Fantastic app!
by ScarletBlade1 on 2017/10/19 22:06
I use this app every day to measure my pulse and write notes on how I’m feeling. It’s simple and reliable, no ads at all and free. It give amusing comparisons of famous people’s pulse rates that are similar to your own which makes me smile and is encouraging. What else could you ask for! Download it!
Mr retired
by Big Al ! on 2019/09/27 10:25
All ways impressed with the accuracy of the pulse readings. Measuring as i have in the past against other equipment. Also good to know generational well-being is as you put it excellent. The rest however is no more than hypothesis carrying carrying little or no value to the user. Cheers.
Cardiio
by Zapped . on 2017/12/04 05:41
I’ve tried several HR readers in the past and they have given very poor or inconsistent readings, I thought it was my phone and the camera that was basically a week idea but this app has worked perfectly every time, I’m very pleased with it.
Beware the paid upgrade.
by GuyLetts on 2018/12/11 16:00
I hoped that paying for the full upgrade would allow me to store traces. It doesn’t. The maximum you can save is 17 seconds of trace, and it’s only temporary. They get deleted automatically after 30 days. The answer from the substandard tech support (finally, after multiple requests) is to take a screenshot. That’s useless because you can only get a few seconds to show on the screen at once. I feel ripped off.
Ok so works but what...
by 1234567891437 on 2020/02/27 20:41
So it’s great and works really well but when I put the camera and torch against my toy Lamborghini and it said it had a pulse. I’m not sure if the app doesn’t like toy Lamborghini or if I should be scared my toy car is alive. Hope I don’t have nightmares tonight.
Used to be better. Now they just want £$€¥
by Smartferret on 2018/10/04 05:52
New version conceals your heart waveform after you’ve viewed it just the once. Then they want money to unlock it. Also the early versions of the app used to give “life expectancy” (which is a bit of a novelty for amusement only but still an incentive to exercise) for free but not any longer. Another app that’s slid from the “really useful” into the “cash cow” category.
RUBISHHHHHHHHHH
by Trueblu3 on 2020/04/22 09:25
Poor signal quality! Poor signal quality!! If you are serious about exercise, heart rate and calorie counting I’d think twice about this app. It’s set out nicely and works every time when at rest but when I try to use after intense workout it only reads my pulse once out of 5 times!! Very annoying when trying to track estimated calorie burn. Plus sort out
A OK
by Geoff Nelson on 2017/11/22 13:51
Having just had this for a short period of time i start with a 3 Star review. What I have experienced to date I am more than pleased with, so let's see how we do in the future eh!.the future is now and I give you 4 Stars.👍
Very useful
by Scroopy8 on 2018/07/09 14:42
I suffer from atrial fibrillation and it is useful to be able to record my heart rate when it happens. Very simple to use. Not very interested to read that I should live longer than a mongoose.
Reliable and easy to use
by Commuting Dru on 2017/09/02 06:26
This is an easy to use app which gives accurate results. The history function is helpful and it allows you to add you own note. I highly recommend this app.
It works
by Jeanettekb on 2018/05/24 04:10
So many of these apps don't work unless you have a flash to place your finger on. This works every time and seems to be quite accurate.
Great Monitor
by Janz4b on 2018/07/17 06:38
A simple to use and fuss free accurate monitor - GPs should recommend its use to their patients. Great to also track exercise benefits of lowering the heart rate over time too. Or checking on stress levels in meetings!
This app used to give me more
by Angi babes on 2018/06/18 23:58
Whilst an interesting app to monitor my heart rate, it used to give me more info. It now wants me to upgrade in order to get the same level of functionality that I’ve had for the preceding 2 years.
Later
by Deielkamar on 2019/06/05 06:40
After a few weeks of use I’ll be able to give an accurate view of this app.
Best I’ve tried so far
by ketoCrazed:P on 2018/09/17 20:24
Has both face and finger monitor. If like me you don’t have spare time to work out at a gym, there’s a little workout routine built into the app which is quite good.
Worth it !
by Kostas6833 on 2018/08/30 18:38
Even the free version is an accurate one , it lets you to measure your heart rate for free and not per measurements /day. And it gives nice statistics. I am thinking of buying the full version.
Could not do without it
by Ebony 93 on 2018/07/22 17:45
This app is brilliant I could not do without it I even set a reminder a scheduled time daily to compare the data. Just fab! Thank you
Well presented wee app
by Duneil on 2018/06/08 05:58
Lovey presentation of the information and fair capability. I am sure it will continue to add additional capability as it develops over the months so it will be a one stop app for this type of health monitoring.
Don’t buy for 11 Pro - won’t work
by FedUpWithPoorSoftware on 2020/04/22 10:13
Had for years, and Used to be excellent, but no longer works with the 11 Pro. The issue is that the illumination from the flash is used by the camera to see ‘into’ your finger, but the camera of the three that seems to be used by the app is too distant so it simply fails to work 9 out of 10 times. Shame.
Review
by Mike from Basingstoke on 2019/09/26 04:34
As someone who regularly runs, cycles, climbs mountains etc, Cardio is a great way to keep checks early in the morning and after exercise on any changes in HR. I use it on average 5 x a week.
Fun app to use
by BruceCx1 on 2017/07/24 20:31
Easy to use. Great way to see how your heart rate behaves during the course of the day and over time as you are able to annotate and save readings.
Useful
by Sarie1marais on 2017/08/23 19:00
It works much better on my phone than tablet. Seems accurate. Pleased with it .
Fiddly
by Dave in HH from GB on 2018/06/24 15:27
The app is fiddly to use. Always telling me poor signal. The heart trace seems to differ to that I get on a heart monitor. Seem to have a lot more pulses on this app. Will keep trying it. Could be handy just to have.
I Love This App!
by Are yoga on 2018/02/11 22:48
I fond the app easy to use and it measures accurately giving me reassurance. I use the app regularly. I would recommend it to those who have heart disease or not.
Ms
by Evie100000 on 2018/08/11 22:05
Excellent app. Use it every day. Had app for a few years now and use it every day. The step function and resting heart rate keeps me informed on a daily basis. Evie
Great free bits
by Jeddiejon on 2018/06/01 15:06
Using the free version of this is great and to be fair all I need, it’s easy to use and gives just the right amount of info, well done 👍
Ly
by lyla.rose on 2018/05/09 16:42
I’ve been trying to find an app for ages and I finally found one where u don’t have to pay! 👌👌 Absolutely amazing app 😆
Does what it says.
by Stevetuk* on 2018/07/22 12:30
Good tool that seems pretty accurate compared to other devices.
Good
by Française132 on 2018/01/15 10:44
Works well, doesn’t make you stop using it unless you pay - I don’t think it’s particularly accurate but it lets you get an idea of your heart rate.
Good heart rate monitor
by K :) :) on 2017/08/13 18:03
I like that you can keep any heart rate measurements. Good to show my Doctor what's been happening. Easy to navigate. Very happy so far.
Use it
by pic lover08 on 2019/08/27 07:40
As a little girl with an un-diagnosed heart problem this app has got me closer to being diagnosed and it has really good measurements better then my Fitbit!!!
Great little app
by macca a g on 2018/06/15 15:44
But gets a bit boring after a year or so. Would be good to introduce some videos and change of workout routine.
Seems to do the job well
by KellyKleg on 2018/03/20 21:42
Everything looks plausible - but nothing to compare accuracy with.
Heart pumping tastic app
by Jaybarbelo on 2018/10/27 05:00
It can measure your heart rate simply by you looking at your device camera, and it's very accurate. Amazing app... Very clever tech
Key tool
by tobymaster on 2018/06/16 18:36
I love using the app as it helps so much in keeping my mind at peace when I know what is happening with my heart.
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Cardiio: heart rate Monitor
Description
Cardiio helps you measure your pulse (heart rate) using your phone camera, learn how the numbers relate to your general wellness, perform effective workouts to get in shape, and track your progress. *** Featured on The Doctors (CBS), ABC News and more *** MEASURE YOUR heart rate: • Just hold your iPhone or iPad and simply cover the back camera with your finger to read your pulse GAIN INSIGHT: • See how your heart rate relates to your fitness and endurance IMPROVE YOUR FITNESS: • Built-in high-intensity circuit training exercises that only takes 7 minutes to complete TRACK YOUR PERFORMANCE: • Personal dashboard with history (daily, weekly and monthly) • Save, edit, annotate, export your data (CSV) HEALTH KIT INTEGRATION • Save your heart rate measurements to the Apple Health app. *Upgrade to PRO to enjoy the full features of the app! ---------------------------------- ABOUT CARDIIO Blood absorbs light. Every time your heart beats, the blood flow to your finger increases, causing more light to be absorbed. In between beats, less light is absorbed. By using your smartphone camera to capture tiny changes in reflected light from your finger, Cardiio can calculate your heart rate. **IMPORTANT TIPS FOR BEST RESULTS • ALWAYS hold your phone steady, keep still, and don’t talk during a measurement. • Make sure your fingers are not cold. • Cover the entire back camera lightly with your finger; Don't press too hard to avoid restricting blood flow to your finger. Terms of service: https://pensive-lumiere-69f59d.netlify.com/termsofuse.html Privacy policy: https://pensive-lumiere-69f59d.netlify.com/privacypolicy.html WHAT THE PRESS SAY PC Magazine - "… the app is simple, yet beautiful and pretty slick." Cult of Mac - "Cardiio is one of those apps that wows you..." Lifehacker - "it’s a little mind-blowing..." WARNING: NOT FOR MEDICAL USE If knowing your pulse rate is critical to your health, you need to have your pulse taken by a medical professional. Cardiio is not intended to diagnose, prevent or treat any condition, or to be a substitute for professional medical care. Measurements and statistics are intended for informational and educational purposes only, to support general health and wellness. The Cardiio app has not been tested with individuals with health conditions, is not a clinical pulse oximeter and has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Great
by Luis_1458 on 2020/05/21 15:27
Handy to have
Review
by Farmer pip on 2020/04/28 09:32
I am useing the heart monitor it’s brilliant as I heart problems it’s a good apps
Don’t buy for 11 Pro - won’t work
by FedUpWithPoorSoftware on 2020/04/22 10:13
Had for years, and Used to be excellent, but no longer works with the 11 Pro. The issue is that the illumination from the flash is used by the camera to see ‘into’ your finger, but the camera of the three that seems to be used by the app is too distant so it simply fails to work 9 out of 10 times. Shame.
RUBISHHHHHHHHHH
by Trueblu3 on 2020/04/22 09:25
Poor signal quality! Poor signal quality!! If you are serious about exercise, heart rate and calorie counting I’d think twice about this app. It’s set out nicely and works every time when at rest but when I try to use after intense workout it only reads my pulse once out of 5 times!! Very annoying when trying to track estimated calorie burn. Plus sort out
Readings tricky
by RipMarilyn on 2020/04/14 11:31
Used to love the app when did facial reading... not so easy with finger tip
Excellent app
by XXct25 on 2020/04/08 17:42
Seems accurate and quick
Trail period
by Jimman007 on 2020/04/03 16:28
This app is not free just gives you trail period then charge you so I never want to use this.
noooo
by demotricus on 2020/02/29 05:26
I found this to be pretty much useless on an iphone 6, it seems almost impossible to take a good reading, error message after error message...(and thats after removing the phones case). With the case ON, it was quite impossible.
Ok so works but what...
by 1234567891437 on 2020/02/27 20:41
So it’s great and works really well but when I put the camera and torch against my toy Lamborghini and it said it had a pulse. I’m not sure if the app doesn’t like toy Lamborghini or if I should be scared my toy car is alive. Hope I don’t have nightmares tonight.
Good
by bsuhrsch123 on 2020/02/11 20:45
Good app
Doesn’t work well with my iphone11 pro
by Sally4th on 2019/12/31 22:23
Cannot seem to get a result with my iPhone 11 Pro , cannot put my finger on all 3 lenses and it doesn’t work trying each individual lens , going to have to delete it :(
Top site
by beemernut on 2019/12/27 15:49
Great way of checking how well the ticker is working. Beemernut
C
by mu by ugh on 2019/12/19 14:52
I like it very much
Disappointed
by Elvis Heartache on 2019/11/28 23:28
Used to be far better. Restricted nowadays so little use apart from live heart rate. However, if you are exercising, it cannot read your heart rate. Therefore results are inaccurate as you’ve usually slowed down by the time you get a reading.
I am not for sale
by marcdraco on 2019/11/26 17:45
How dare you collect my data? I didn’t pay money to sold on. This has to stop. NOW. Apple protects our data and apps we have paid to use should not be stealing private data. Oh and now I find it doesn’t have face detection because Bending Spoons bought it. THIS WILL NOT DO APPLE!
Grant
by Grant Plum on 2019/10/18 09:23
Good for measuring pulse - but that’s about it!
Monitor
by dleach123 on 2019/10/14 19:43
Very accurate and helpful
Mr retired
by Big Al ! on 2019/09/27 10:25
All ways impressed with the accuracy of the pulse readings. Measuring as i have in the past against other equipment. Also good to know generational well-being is as you put it excellent. The rest however is no more than hypothesis carrying carrying little or no value to the user. Cheers.
Review
by Mike from Basingstoke on 2019/09/26 04:34
As someone who regularly runs, cycles, climbs mountains etc, Cardio is a great way to keep checks early in the morning and after exercise on any changes in HR. I use it on average 5 x a week.
Accurate?
by Iang62 on 2019/09/19 11:36
All too frequently has problems taking readings, but for a free app that doesn't bug me with ads it's worth three stars. Just hope it doesn't keep hassling me to leave a review like it used to do. App has become very temperamental when taking readings, of the opinion now that it's just not worth the hassle. There are better apps to use up space on my phone with Reinstalled several years after removing and it’s still as temperamental and annoying as it ever was, guaranteed to raise my blood pressure before it successfully takes a reading. Bye bye forever this time
Use it
by pic lover08 on 2019/08/27 07:40
As a little girl with an un-diagnosed heart problem this app has got me closer to being diagnosed and it has really good measurements better then my Fitbit!!!
Life saver
by Marv38 on 2019/08/24 18:47
Yup, actually saved my life, noticed my heart not beating right for a few days, took my heart rate over a few weeks, normally have a resting rate of 44-50, but it kept dropping to 30, decided to go to A&E, good job i did, had a full check up, told to change a few things in my life, all good now thankfully.
Heart monitor
by Kingorry2 on 2019/08/23 14:05
The heart app works very well,and is easy to use.
Cardio
by sheralyndotty on 2019/07/22 18:02
Didn’t really understand it doesn’t tell you very much only if you’re playing Apparently....... please give more information...
Good, except popups
by PaganWerewolf on 2019/06/25 14:49
It works *really* well (both face mode(!) and finger mode) but there are too many popup messages getting in the way of a good user experience
Later
by Deielkamar on 2019/06/05 06:40
After a few weeks of use I’ll be able to give an accurate view of this app.
Good to keep a i on
by timothy2236 on 2019/05/08 03:42
Good to keep a i on
Yes and no
by moonlight spotlight on 2019/01/11 07:31
It says 4+ but when u get the app, it says 16+
Amazing and easy
by 1234567890@#£&*()'l on 2019/01/08 09:25
Okay this is excellent everyone who wants this app get it it tests your health and even gives you daily workouts it keeps your body running and also lets you keep your heart rate so if a doctor or something around there need your heart rate use cardiio thanks
Excellent !
by Vivas7777777 on 2018/12/16 14:33
Brilliant and simple to use , who would have thought using the camera to measure HB ! A useful addition unless I'm missing something is utilising a blue tooth HB monitor , to measure while exercising .max HB reached etc , but other wise brilliant, Just something positive to add , I like to print out my records , but the white on a solid black background uses up black ink like crazy ! Could the print out or saved document be more printer/ink friendly please ? Great app non the less.
Beware the paid upgrade.
by GuyLetts on 2018/12/11 16:00
I hoped that paying for the full upgrade would allow me to store traces. It doesn’t. The maximum you can save is 17 seconds of trace, and it’s only temporary. They get deleted automatically after 30 days. The answer from the substandard tech support (finally, after multiple requests) is to take a screenshot. That’s useless because you can only get a few seconds to show on the screen at once. I feel ripped off.
Heart
by coastal12355 on 2018/12/11 05:57
A great app easy to use app
Very useful app
by Farinabar on 2018/11/26 01:26
I have found this to be accurate.
YESSSS
by MayoGaming on 2018/11/22 21:39
I have finally found an app worth money
Works
by leepasque on 2018/11/11 08:16
It works just fine
More informative
by Wuthered on 2018/11/06 09:26
This is better than others I have tried as it doesn’t try to do a quick reading. Instead it monitors for about 15 seconds and shows the waveform along with the count. Haven’t needed the premium features yet. Thanks.
Heart pumping tastic app
by Jaybarbelo on 2018/10/27 05:00
It can measure your heart rate simply by you looking at your device camera, and it's very accurate. Amazing app... Very clever tech
Used to be better. Now they just want £$€¥
by Smartferret on 2018/10/04 05:52
New version conceals your heart waveform after you’ve viewed it just the once. Then they want money to unlock it. Also the early versions of the app used to give “life expectancy” (which is a bit of a novelty for amusement only but still an incentive to exercise) for free but not any longer. Another app that’s slid from the “really useful” into the “cash cow” category.
The best
by Jo7dsh on 2018/09/18 16:21
I try lots of apps to get every thing easy kind of and this one is the best one so far
Best I’ve tried so far
by ketoCrazed:P on 2018/09/17 20:24
Has both face and finger monitor. If like me you don’t have spare time to work out at a gym, there’s a little workout routine built into the app which is quite good.
Cardiio
by loulou247 on 2018/09/12 11:11
I really like it, it helps me a lot because sometimes when I have a panic attack and I read my heart rate I can see that it is high so I calm myself down then I check again . BUT I LOVE IT THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR SEND IT OUT TO PEOPLE 💗
Early days-day 1
by Baz979 on 2018/09/12 08:15
It’s always reassuring to discover that according to the guidelines, one is fit. I’ve been at work for the past two hours employed today in carpentry, but have scored relatively low (58 bpm) after installing a relatively lightweight section of rail. The actual value of the app can only be fairly evaluated over time, but early days, The process has certainly put a smile on my face and created a sense of well-being albeit resulting from one test...
Impressed
by Mileoff on 2018/09/11 08:03
I wear a Fitbit & the readings always correspond..
Worth it !
by Kostas6833 on 2018/08/30 18:38
Even the free version is an accurate one , it lets you to measure your heart rate for free and not per measurements /day. And it gives nice statistics. I am thinking of buying the full version.
Cardio
by Perelin on 2018/08/13 08:02
Good comprehensive detail which is very easily obtained.
Apps
by blk bob on 2018/08/12 10:40
Would be good to have a FREE app out that covers heart-pulse and ECG readings Etc’.
Ms
by Evie100000 on 2018/08/11 22:05
Excellent app. Use it every day. Had app for a few years now and use it every day. The step function and resting heart rate keeps me informed on a daily basis. Evie
Amazing
by Emmieloubry on 2018/08/09 16:21
Gives my usual heart rate and gives more! This is a good app and is very accurate thanks cardio!!
Fantastic
by Do55Any on 2018/08/02 00:59
So pleased with this very simple to use App
Could not do without it
by Ebony 93 on 2018/07/22 17:45
This app is brilliant I could not do without it I even set a reminder a scheduled time daily to compare the data. Just fab! Thank you
Does what it says.
by Stevetuk* on 2018/07/22 12:30
Good tool that seems pretty accurate compared to other devices.
Excellent
by SpennyFit on 2018/07/18 11:31
Excellent app, I highly recommend for reading and recording your heart rate.
Great Monitor
by Janz4b on 2018/07/17 06:38
A simple to use and fuss free accurate monitor - GPs should recommend its use to their patients. Great to also track exercise benefits of lowering the heart rate over time too. Or checking on stress levels in meetings!
Great App
by F19nge on 2018/07/15 10:38
Great little app for measuring your heart rate. I use it mainly in the mornings when I wake up so I get a true resting heart rate.... depending what I’ve been dreaming about ;) haha.
Mr Rix
by Nomis1264 on 2018/07/15 06:07
This is so accurate, I have put it up against other machines, and they all say the same.
Great monitor
by yqya amszing on 2018/07/12 16:31
Great app five star
Very useful
by Scroopy8 on 2018/07/09 14:42
I suffer from atrial fibrillation and it is useful to be able to record my heart rate when it happens. Very simple to use. Not very interested to read that I should live longer than a mongoose.
Cardio review
by RDC 01 on 2018/07/03 20:14
This is a wonderful app I use it regularly to monitor my heart beat it provides me an indication of my health
More exercises
by JRTSAL on 2018/07/01 20:14
App & exercises great to fit in to tight schedule. Bit of a novelty rip off to pay for different coach actions. Would be better if different coaches had different exercises
After activity poor
by Berniemc47 on 2018/07/01 08:21
Like a few of the other reviewers I am disappointed with the monitoring after activity. It takes too long to get a reading and is easily 20 or 30 beats less than the actual rate on completing the activity. Such a shame, great idea.
Not worth it
by Ivorydom on 2018/06/28 19:29
Fails to read heart rate on an iPhone X like 50% of the time. Lately it's been giving me the error that it cannot find good signal strength (!). Why it needs Internet connection to read the heart rate I cannot understand anyway but it shouldn't. So annoying at the end of the day that I don't use it.
Fiddly
by Dave in HH from GB on 2018/06/24 15:27
The app is fiddly to use. Always telling me poor signal. The heart trace seems to differ to that I get on a heart monitor. Seem to have a lot more pulses on this app. Will keep trying it. Could be handy just to have.
This app used to give me more
by Angi babes on 2018/06/18 23:58
Whilst an interesting app to monitor my heart rate, it used to give me more info. It now wants me to upgrade in order to get the same level of functionality that I’ve had for the preceding 2 years.
So I know
by cheesestringboy18284pee on 2018/06/18 21:01
I won't die
Key tool
by tobymaster on 2018/06/16 18:36
I love using the app as it helps so much in keeping my mind at peace when I know what is happening with my heart.
Great little app
by macca a g on 2018/06/15 15:44
But gets a bit boring after a year or so. Would be good to introduce some videos and change of workout routine.
Review
by cosmos rose fc on 2018/06/15 01:07
That should have been five stars I pressed to quick before I finished tapping stars so It should be five stars it’s certainly helpful letting m know I seem In good nick for my age
Review
by millyrise on 2018/06/13 20:50
Very good
Very consistent, reliable and easy to use
by flip345flop on 2018/06/13 06:44
Congratulations
Cardio
by Moonoo07 on 2018/06/13 06:20
Great way of checking your heart beat
Great app
by morseyboy on 2018/06/12 18:35
Simple but effective
Well presented wee app
by Duneil on 2018/06/08 05:58
Lovey presentation of the information and fair capability. I am sure it will continue to add additional capability as it develops over the months so it will be a one stop app for this type of health monitoring.
Great free bits
by Jeddiejon on 2018/06/01 15:06
Using the free version of this is great and to be fair all I need, it’s easy to use and gives just the right amount of info, well done 👍
Omg
by kieranpop on 2018/05/29 10:00
I’ve used it for 10min and it’s so good
Really good
by Faithlets on 2018/05/28 09:26
It's a good workout and it's fun and you only need a wall and a chair!!
Easy to use
by L5choong on 2018/05/24 08:02
This is an user friendly app which I coud recommend to all my friends
It works
by Jeanettekb on 2018/05/24 04:10
So many of these apps don't work unless you have a flash to place your finger on. This works every time and seems to be quite accurate.
Helpful and fun
by Polabear78 on 2018/05/23 08:55
I enjoy monitoring my progress on my weight loss journey and how it affects my heart
Yes
by SgtPepper4Eva on 2018/05/14 21:29
It’s very good
H / rate
by pablostthebay on 2018/05/13 04:40
Great simple app feature of layout excellent
Ly
by lyla.rose on 2018/05/09 16:42
I’ve been trying to find an app for ages and I finally found one where u don’t have to pay! 👌👌 Absolutely amazing app 😆
Review
by nsbxixndhxks xh kd xlxnd d on 2018/05/08 06:44
I like this app!! 😂
heart rate...
by El Burt on 2018/05/06 11:39
Surprisingly quiet accurate... try it having done different activities.
Does what it says on the tin.
by Goobermorris on 2018/05/06 10:57
Hi
Great App
by Mookie and me on 2018/05/06 08:02
Use it often and like the reminders
Cardio app
by crewmember278 on 2018/05/01 20:44
Very easy to use and I believe very accurate. The work out routine is brilliant too! Thankyou.
the best app
by basaar on 2018/04/23 08:08
cool
Spot on
by chubbpe on 2018/04/16 10:05
Love this app x
Great app
by Picrotoxin on 2018/04/15 22:12
I really love using this app it is really good to for me to use
Quick easy and effective
by jgp5000 on 2018/04/11 22:51
Great app, with quite a bit of useful free stuff.
Excellent clear information
by Mega Petrolhead on 2018/04/09 21:27
The free version gives you a clear indicator of cardiac health and fitness
SG London UK
by vlasta52 on 2018/03/26 23:14
What is the point of “Contact us” if Cardiio does not reply to emails for help?
Good
by Wolfpaws9 on 2018/03/26 06:55
Very good but only used twice!
Excellent app!
by Ayshawysha on 2018/03/24 20:34
Works well and pretty accurate measurements. I love the comparisons. Apparently I am nearly (but not quite!) fit as Rafa!
Excellent
by Lashla rue on 2018/03/23 19:15
Very accurate, face feature is amazing
Seems to do the job well
by KellyKleg on 2018/03/20 21:42
Everything looks plausible - but nothing to compare accuracy with.
Using my iPhone 7 Plus
by the black pen on 2018/03/19 09:02
It’s great at reading resting heart rates, but not so great when I am trying to read active heart rates. It might not be an issue with the app and could potentially be an issue with my phone, but it is worth mentioning so the Development Team could have a look. UPDATE I use the face option after my running exercises as the device cannot register my heart rate properly so you guys get a star back 😁
Just a bag of Shyt
by This app is shyt on 2018/03/18 19:02
Just to test the app, I showed a picture on news paper 😂😂😂😂 it can read the heart beat Funniest sh”7 ever Try it with your driving license picture it says Driving license blood pressure is 70bpm Holly cow 😂😂😂😂
Ms
by Dorset subscriber on 2018/03/18 12:40
Easy to use
Gets heart rate but doesn’t let me add it!
by AJB 179 on 2018/01/03 16:48
So after using this app for a few weeks I’ve found almost every time I use it that it will get my heart rate fine but then tell me that it couldn’t get an accurate enough reading - despite seeing a steady beat and a number that was correct. I had to read my heart rate 4 times today before it eventually got it, by which point it had decreased from 120 BPM to 85 BPM after a 10 minutes run, giving me data that isn’t as good for what I wanted. Please add a feature that lets me add my pulse even if the app doesn’t think it was good enough - I want to track it over time and having it look falsely low isn’t helping.
Good so far
by Charlie Mac 205 on 2018/01/11 13:07
I have been interested in randomly measuring my heart rate since I’ve all but stopped doing relatively hard cycle workouts, with the onset of winter. This app offers a sense of reassurance in that readings at rest appear to be roughly what I expected. I am used to using a dedicated heart rate monitor and other effort-measuring equipment on bike rides. The fitness and relative heart rate indicators are very helpful. Using my finger over the iPad and iPhone’s camera and flash is, in my opinion, a very innovative use of existing technology.
Early days-day 1
by Baz979 on 2018/09/12 08:15
It’s always reassuring to discover that according to the guidelines, one is fit. I’ve been at work for the past two hours employed today in carpentry, but have scored relatively low (58 bpm) after installing a relatively lightweight section of rail. The actual value of the app can only be fairly evaluated over time, but early days, The process has certainly put a smile on my face and created a sense of well-being albeit resulting from one test...
Excellent !
by Vivas7777777 on 2018/12/16 14:33
Brilliant and simple to use , who would have thought using the camera to measure HB ! A useful addition unless I'm missing something is utilising a blue tooth HB monitor , to measure while exercising .max HB reached etc , but other wise brilliant, Just something positive to add , I like to print out my records , but the white on a solid black background uses up black ink like crazy ! Could the print out or saved document be more printer/ink friendly please ? Great app non the less.
Disappointing
by Essjaykay on 2017/08/22 08:54
Measures cardio fine, it is when you come to buy the "add ons", then try to get help, that you get in to misleading marketing descriptions and useless support. Quite happy to take money but when you try to clarify why the app is not doing what you paid for you get no support at all. I paid extra for the Pulse Waveform Pack which clearly states in the description that "Your pulse waveform of every measurement will also be saved in the history view". However the app only saves the last 30 days, which is actually useless. Have queried this with the makers and have not had a reply. Borderline fraud
Accurate?
by Iang62 on 2019/09/19 11:36
All too frequently has problems taking readings, but for a free app that doesn't bug me with ads it's worth three stars. Just hope it doesn't keep hassling me to leave a review like it used to do. App has become very temperamental when taking readings, of the opinion now that it's just not worth the hassle. There are better apps to use up space on my phone with Reinstalled several years after removing and it’s still as temperamental and annoying as it ever was, guaranteed to raise my blood pressure before it successfully takes a reading. Bye bye forever this time
Using my iPhone 7 Plus
by the black pen on 2018/03/19 09:02
It’s great at reading resting heart rates, but not so great when I am trying to read active heart rates. It might not be an issue with the app and could potentially be an issue with my phone, but it is worth mentioning so the Development Team could have a look. UPDATE I use the face option after my running exercises as the device cannot register my heart rate properly so you guys get a star back 😁
Assuring checker
by Barandrew on 2018/02/14 11:47
As a pacemaker wearer aged 75, to be able to monitor my heart rate each day as part of my "wellness" check is very useful. Whilst accepting it is only a guide it is infinitely more practical than the normal pulse check using fingers which is long winded. The latest update is very user friendly and the new 'face ' option is also very informative.
Great app
by Mandarama on 2017/12/29 16:52
This app gives you a quick measure of heart-rate which, when checked with other more sophisticated instruments, appears accurate. Given that you're likely to have your phone with you, most times, can either reassure you or confirm you need to take action/get help. A good aid to self care.
Life saver
by Marv38 on 2019/08/24 18:47
Yup, actually saved my life, noticed my heart not beating right for a few days, took my heart rate over a few weeks, normally have a resting rate of 44-50, but it kept dropping to 30, decided to go to A&E, good job i did, had a full check up, told to change a few things in my life, all good now thankfully.
After activity poor
by Berniemc47 on 2018/07/01 08:21
Like a few of the other reviewers I am disappointed with the monitoring after activity. It takes too long to get a reading and is easily 20 or 30 beats less than the actual rate on completing the activity. Such a shame, great idea.
Reliable app
by Pat the OT on 2017/07/22 06:28
A neat app that works really well, particularly like the active option for exercise. Used it everyday for a year now, simple, reliable and easy to use. Back to a great app now the "rewards" have been removed. Well done. Recent refresh makes a nice interface, particularly like the VO2 info.
Amazing and easy
by 1234567890@#£&*()'l on 2019/01/08 09:25
Okay this is excellent everyone who wants this app get it it tests your health and even gives you daily workouts it keeps your body running and also lets you keep your heart rate so if a doctor or something around there need your heart rate use cardiio thanks
More informative
by Wuthered on 2018/11/06 09:26
This is better than others I have tried as it doesn’t try to do a quick reading. Instead it monitors for about 15 seconds and shows the waveform along with the count. Haven’t needed the premium features yet. Thanks.
Fantastic app!
by ScarletBlade1 on 2017/10/19 22:06
I use this app every day to measure my pulse and write notes on how I’m feeling. It’s simple and reliable, no ads at all and free. It give amusing comparisons of famous people’s pulse rates that are similar to your own which makes me smile and is encouraging. What else could you ask for! Download it!
Mr retired
by Big Al ! on 2019/09/27 10:25
All ways impressed with the accuracy of the pulse readings. Measuring as i have in the past against other equipment. Also good to know generational well-being is as you put it excellent. The rest however is no more than hypothesis carrying carrying little or no value to the user. Cheers.
Cardiio
by Zapped . on 2017/12/04 05:41
I’ve tried several HR readers in the past and they have given very poor or inconsistent readings, I thought it was my phone and the camera that was basically a week idea but this app has worked perfectly every time, I’m very pleased with it.
Beware the paid upgrade.
by GuyLetts on 2018/12/11 16:00
I hoped that paying for the full upgrade would allow me to store traces. It doesn’t. The maximum you can save is 17 seconds of trace, and it’s only temporary. They get deleted automatically after 30 days. The answer from the substandard tech support (finally, after multiple requests) is to take a screenshot. That’s useless because you can only get a few seconds to show on the screen at once. I feel ripped off.
Ok so works but what...
by 1234567891437 on 2020/02/27 20:41
So it’s great and works really well but when I put the camera and torch against my toy Lamborghini and it said it had a pulse. I’m not sure if the app doesn’t like toy Lamborghini or if I should be scared my toy car is alive. Hope I don’t have nightmares tonight.
Used to be better. Now they just want £$€¥
by Smartferret on 2018/10/04 05:52
New version conceals your heart waveform after you’ve viewed it just the once. Then they want money to unlock it. Also the early versions of the app used to give “life expectancy” (which is a bit of a novelty for amusement only but still an incentive to exercise) for free but not any longer. Another app that’s slid from the “really useful” into the “cash cow” category.
RUBISHHHHHHHHHH
by Trueblu3 on 2020/04/22 09:25
Poor signal quality! Poor signal quality!! If you are serious about exercise, heart rate and calorie counting I’d think twice about this app. It’s set out nicely and works every time when at rest but when I try to use after intense workout it only reads my pulse once out of 5 times!! Very annoying when trying to track estimated calorie burn. Plus sort out
A OK
by Geoff Nelson on 2017/11/22 13:51
Having just had this for a short period of time i start with a 3 Star review. What I have experienced to date I am more than pleased with, so let's see how we do in the future eh!.the future is now and I give you 4 Stars.👍
Very useful
by Scroopy8 on 2018/07/09 14:42
I suffer from atrial fibrillation and it is useful to be able to record my heart rate when it happens. Very simple to use. Not very interested to read that I should live longer than a mongoose.
Reliable and easy to use
by Commuting Dru on 2017/09/02 06:26
This is an easy to use app which gives accurate results. The history function is helpful and it allows you to add you own note. I highly recommend this app.
It works
by Jeanettekb on 2018/05/24 04:10
So many of these apps don't work unless you have a flash to place your finger on. This works every time and seems to be quite accurate.
Great Monitor
by Janz4b on 2018/07/17 06:38
A simple to use and fuss free accurate monitor - GPs should recommend its use to their patients. Great to also track exercise benefits of lowering the heart rate over time too. Or checking on stress levels in meetings!
This app used to give me more
by Angi babes on 2018/06/18 23:58
Whilst an interesting app to monitor my heart rate, it used to give me more info. It now wants me to upgrade in order to get the same level of functionality that I’ve had for the preceding 2 years.
Later
by Deielkamar on 2019/06/05 06:40
After a few weeks of use I’ll be able to give an accurate view of this app.
Best I’ve tried so far
by ketoCrazed:P on 2018/09/17 20:24
Has both face and finger monitor. If like me you don’t have spare time to work out at a gym, there’s a little workout routine built into the app which is quite good.
Worth it !
by Kostas6833 on 2018/08/30 18:38
Even the free version is an accurate one , it lets you to measure your heart rate for free and not per measurements /day. And it gives nice statistics. I am thinking of buying the full version.
Could not do without it
by Ebony 93 on 2018/07/22 17:45
This app is brilliant I could not do without it I even set a reminder a scheduled time daily to compare the data. Just fab! Thank you
Well presented wee app
by Duneil on 2018/06/08 05:58
Lovey presentation of the information and fair capability. I am sure it will continue to add additional capability as it develops over the months so it will be a one stop app for this type of health monitoring.
Don’t buy for 11 Pro - won’t work
by FedUpWithPoorSoftware on 2020/04/22 10:13
Had for years, and Used to be excellent, but no longer works with the 11 Pro. The issue is that the illumination from the flash is used by the camera to see ‘into’ your finger, but the camera of the three that seems to be used by the app is too distant so it simply fails to work 9 out of 10 times. Shame.
Review
by Mike from Basingstoke on 2019/09/26 04:34
As someone who regularly runs, cycles, climbs mountains etc, Cardio is a great way to keep checks early in the morning and after exercise on any changes in HR. I use it on average 5 x a week.
Fun app to use
by BruceCx1 on 2017/07/24 20:31
Easy to use. Great way to see how your heart rate behaves during the course of the day and over time as you are able to annotate and save readings.
Useful
by Sarie1marais on 2017/08/23 19:00
It works much better on my phone than tablet. Seems accurate. Pleased with it .
Fiddly
by Dave in HH from GB on 2018/06/24 15:27
The app is fiddly to use. Always telling me poor signal. The heart trace seems to differ to that I get on a heart monitor. Seem to have a lot more pulses on this app. Will keep trying it. Could be handy just to have.
I Love This App!
by Are yoga on 2018/02/11 22:48
I fond the app easy to use and it measures accurately giving me reassurance. I use the app regularly. I would recommend it to those who have heart disease or not.
Ms
by Evie100000 on 2018/08/11 22:05
Excellent app. Use it every day. Had app for a few years now and use it every day. The step function and resting heart rate keeps me informed on a daily basis. Evie
Great free bits
by Jeddiejon on 2018/06/01 15:06
Using the free version of this is great and to be fair all I need, it’s easy to use and gives just the right amount of info, well done 👍
Ly
by lyla.rose on 2018/05/09 16:42
I’ve been trying to find an app for ages and I finally found one where u don’t have to pay! 👌👌 Absolutely amazing app 😆
Does what it says.
by Stevetuk* on 2018/07/22 12:30
Good tool that seems pretty accurate compared to other devices.
Good
by Française132 on 2018/01/15 10:44
Works well, doesn’t make you stop using it unless you pay - I don’t think it’s particularly accurate but it lets you get an idea of your heart rate.
Good heart rate monitor
by K :) :) on 2017/08/13 18:03
I like that you can keep any heart rate measurements. Good to show my Doctor what's been happening. Easy to navigate. Very happy so far.
Use it
by pic lover08 on 2019/08/27 07:40
As a little girl with an un-diagnosed heart problem this app has got me closer to being diagnosed and it has really good measurements better then my Fitbit!!!
Great little app
by macca a g on 2018/06/15 15:44
But gets a bit boring after a year or so. Would be good to introduce some videos and change of workout routine.
Seems to do the job well
by KellyKleg on 2018/03/20 21:42
Everything looks plausible - but nothing to compare accuracy with.
Heart pumping tastic app
by Jaybarbelo on 2018/10/27 05:00
It can measure your heart rate simply by you looking at your device camera, and it's very accurate. Amazing app... Very clever tech
Key tool
by tobymaster on 2018/06/16 18:36
I love using the app as it helps so much in keeping my mind at peace when I know what is happening with my heart.
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