Two years after the introduction of the Fossil GEN 5, and only a few months after the appearance of its LTE variant, the company officially announced the next generation of its line of connected watches: the Fossil GEN 6, which will be compatible with the next generation of Google. system update, Wear OS 3.

Among other features, this new model stands out as the company’s first smartwatch to feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 4100+ processor, which promises faster application load times, improved responsiveness and higher power consumption. effective.

Fossil GEN 6 tech. Sheet

FOSSIL GEN 6

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1.28 “circular AMOLED (326 ppi)

Processor

Snapdragon Wear 4100+

RAM

1 GB

Internal storage

8 GB

Operating system

Wear OS (compatible with iOS and Android)

Endurance

3 ATMs

Sensors

Heart rate with PPG, SpO2, accelerometer, gyroscope, compass, altimeter, out-of-body IR, ambient light sensors

Connectivity

Bluetooth 5.0 LE, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC

Others

Microphone and speaker

Fast charge

Price

From 299 €

The latest news from Qualcomm and Google

Along with being Fossil’s first smartwatch to run on the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100+ platform, the new GEN 6 will receive Google’s next big operating system update, Wear OS 3, in the year. next. It also has smart battery modes and four-pin USB fast charging with magnetic disk (gets 80% power in 30 minutes).

The Fossil GEN 6 offers continuous heart rate monitoring and includes a new SpO2 sensor to measure blood oxygen saturation. Moreover, thanks to the built-in speaker and microphone, it allows you to interact with the Google Assistant and answer calls whenever it is connected to the smartphone.

Plus, it includes 8GB of storage, 1GB of RAM, and NFC for mobile payments. It’s waterproof to 3 pressure atmospheres and comes in two case sizes (44 and 42mm), but both feature a 1.28-inch AMOLED touchscreen, customizable dials and buttons, a case, a stainless steel bezel and push buttons and interchangeable bracelets and bracelets.

Prices and versions of the Fossil GEN 6

The new Fossil can be booked on the brand’s website from September 20. It will be available in two case sizes (42 and 44 mm) with different color combinations for each of them, as well as multiple interchangeable straps:

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