The use of wearable health products that monitor various indicators of physical activity are being embraced by more Australians, and our appetite for these products is growing.

Up to 1.5 million wrist wearables were sold in Q221, up 25 per cent from a year ago driven by health and fitness features such as ECG and blood oxygen measurement, according to the latest data from tech analyst group Telsyte, with Covid said to have contributed to this growth.

Sales of smart wrist wearables is dominated by smartwatches led by Apple, followed by Samsung, Garmin and Fitbit.

A new product being launched in June is the Beurer Bluetooth Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor. It carries innovative networking between smartphone and blood pressure monitor using Bluetooth technology, with a large LCD display, arrhythmia detection and a five-year warranty.

Read more about the latest products for Father’s Day in the June/July issue of Appliance Retailer out soon.