Withings Scanwatch: the health oriented smartwatch

Do you worry about your physical health or have a health condition that needs monitoring of your body vitals? If that is the case for you, the Withings Scanwatch may just be the gadget you need. In addition to being stylish, this is a smartwatch that packs all the basic smartwatch functionality and also helps in monitoring your health.

The Scanwatch design

The Scanwatch ships in 2 designs, one with a noticably bigger face. One ships in a 38mm circular face and the other in 42mm face. The larger one has thicker bezels around it. The display is covered by premium sapphire glass that is durable and strong.

The watch features standard wristbands that are swappable to match your style. There is a large circular analog display and 2 smaller circular displays in the watch, one at each half of the circle. the display at the lower half shows an analog clock face while the one at the top has a PMOLED screen for displaying vital information.


The Scanwatch’s battery can go 30 days after a full charge, which is more than enough juice for your daily activities. The battery is rechargable via a USB cable available in the packaging. This watch can withstand any activity you throw at it, be it swimming, mountaineering or even basic excercises.


It features 5 Atm waterproof feature which means it can withstand depths up to 50 m. The Scanwatch automatically detects the activity you are doing so you don’t have to select the mode from the dial.

Health monitoring features

The smartwatch features 24/7 heart scanning from the ECG sensor. You are notified when your heart rate is too high or too low or if irregular rhythms are detected.

The SpO2 sensor senses your blood oxygen levels to track sleep apnea. This is made possible by scanners that emit a light to measure the blood color hence determine the oxygen color from the measurements.

A PPG sensor also detects atrial fibrillation. The Scanwatch has a mobile assistant where your medical information is stored and can be sent to your doctor in pdf format for further action.

The watch is available in black and white for about 249$ for the 38mm and 299$ for the 42mm



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