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Instant Heart Rate - Heart Rate Monitor with workout training programs by Fitness Buddy

By Azumio Inc.

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Just featured in Apple's new TV Ad “Strength” - use your iPhone to find out your heart rate in less than 10 seconds!

Also now supports Apple Health App, please enable in Instant Heart Rate Settings -> Health App Sharing.

You DON’T need a dedicated heart rate monitor to get your pulse, download Instant Heart Rate today and use your camera’s flash to see how healthy you are!

With over 35 million users, the award-winning Instant Heart Rate app is all over the web.

Featured in: CNN, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, The Guardian, and many more.

#1 Heart Rate app in United States
#1 Heart Rate app in Japan
#1 Heart Rate app in United Kingdom
#1 Heart Rate app in Australia
#1 Heart Rate app in Germany
#1 Heart Rate app in France
#1 Heart Rate app in China
#1 Heart Rate app in Russia
#1 Heart Rate app in Canada
… and many more.

Instant Heart Rate is continuously rated as the world’s best mobile heart rate measurement app and is trusted by Stanford’s leading cardiologists for use in clinical trials.


* Place the tip of your index finger on the iPhone’s camera, and in a couple of seconds, your pulse will be shown!

* Instant Heart Rate detects a color change in your finger tip each time your heart beats and uses an advanced algorithm to show you your heart rate.

* A real-time chart will show you every heartbeat, similar to pulse oximeters used in hospitals.



√ Heart rate measurement 

√ Heart Rate Activity Zone Calculator

√ Pulse waveform graphs

√ Real-time photoplethysmogram (PPG) graph

√ Continuous or Auto-Stop mode

√ Unlimited data storage and tags

√ Export data for registered users

√ StandUp test for fatigue and fitness testing

√ Sharing to Twitter and Facebook

√ Apple Health App Support (Instant Heart Rate Settings -> Health App Sharing)


Upgrade to Premium to receive unlimited access to Premium Programs and Playpen Freeplay workouts, HD videos, dynamic and motivational audio, workout email summaries with tips and advice on healthy living, priority support, and more for $8.99/month or $39.99/year through renewable iTunes subscription.

NOTE: Works best on iPhone 4/4S/5/5S/6 because it has flash. On iPhone 3GS and iPod touch the app has to be used in good lighting.

NOTE: Make sure that your fingertip completely covers the camera lens. Press gently, since pressing too hard reduces blood flow in your finger and it's harder to get a result. Make sure that your fingers are not cold. This app is for recreational and fitness use only!


Our Privacy Policy:

From our heart to yours,

Azumio Team

What's New in Version 5.08

iOS7 users: we are aware of an issue preventing the app from starting and are working on a fix. Apologies.

Happy 2016! In this update we have:

- native iPhone 6/6+ support
- improved UI and ease of use
- improved graphs
- health and fitness content in insights
- bug fixes

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Customer Reviews

Works well, good redesign

I've tried all the pulse measuring apps I can find, and this is by far the best. It is accurate and quick, and much more tolerant of slight movement than any other app. It's easy to accurately measure my pulse while riding a bike, for example. The latest redesign mostly fixes my main complaint about earlier versions, which was that it pestered you for their other apps; this version has moved that into the background and now hardly bugs you at all after the first launch. There are multiple other nice touches, like the Health app integration and the well-designed tag system in this redesign. RECOMMENDED

So Grateful for this App

This is one of those apps that help to bring about a change in your life. I've always wanted a heart monitor device but wasn't ready to spend the big bucks. Then I found this app that checks your heart rate by using your phone!!!!! That just blew my mind. I use it most everyday and in conjunction with other health monitoring apps. If I hand to identify something that's not totally perfect about it it would be that sometimes it takes a while to pickup on my pulse. That's it. Most every other time it works great. I've recommended it to my family and friends and I recommend it to you.

Nice app gone Bad

It's really too bad. As a nurse practitioner I had recommended this app to patients as an easy way to monitor heart rate disturbances. I also use it myself to to track my own tachycardia, but the new changes rob the app of its utility for me. I loved the app because at a glance- by means of my personal notes- I could see what days/times I experienced a problem even if it had resolved by the time I was able to measure my HR. I'm not interested in the bells and whistles that the pro package offers. My note to developers: keep it simple!!! Or make your in app purchases more flexible- offer different price points for different options.

Instant Heart Rate - Heart Rate Monitor with workout training programs by Fitness Buddy
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  • $2.99
  • Category: Health & Fitness
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  • Version: 5.08
  • Size: 89.5 MB
  • Languages: English, Arabic, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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