How accurate is the built-in Heart Rate Monitor?

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When used properly* the built-in Heart Rate Monitor is very accurate. During independent testing at San Francisco State University this technology achieved a 99% correlation with medical EKG equipment.

The built-in Heart Rate Monitor is optimised for use during activities like running and cycling.

* See also: My heart rate is not being recorded properly. What do I need to do?

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