Does the KardiaBand use my watch's battery? Updated December 20, 2017 07:09 No, the KardiaBand has its own battery and does not draw power from the Apple Watch it is used with. Running the Kardia watch app can affect how long your watch battery lasts, per this article. Related articles Does KardiaBand have a battery and can it be changed? How do I change or replace the KardiaMobile battery? Does the KardiaBand need to be charged? Is KardiaBand water resistant? Will SmartRhythm affect Apple Watch battery life? If so, will I need to charge my Apple Watch daily?