Fossil, the company that makes watches and has its own app store for smartwatches, announced the latest version of their Gen 6 line. The new watch is water resistant to 30 meters and has a built-in heart rate monitor. It also features a SpO2 sensor so you can keep track of your oxygen levels throughout the day.
The main rival watch to the Galaxy Watch 4, Apple Watch Series 6 & Fitbit Sense has finally been launched by Fossil. The new Fossil Gen 6 comes with some essential functions and mighty hardware parts to stay in the smartwatch game. It is one of the early wearables to power with Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon Wear 4100+ chipset. It is next-gen Soc to help load apps 30% faster, consume less power, and provides better multitasking. Sadly, you will not get Wear OS 3 version at the launch. It runs on previous Wear OS 2 software.
Despite the fact that it does not operate on Wear OS 3, the firm has said that it would be available in early 2022. The SpO2 sensor is now available on the Fossil watch, allowing you to check your blood oxygen level at any moment. Sleep monitoring has advanced to the point that it can now identify your regular nap as well. A built-in microphone and speaker allow you to make and receive calls from the Gen 6.
It comes with a 42MM stainless steel case, which is a 1.28-inch color display. The Gen 6 has Accelerometer, Altimeter, Compass, Gyroscope, heart rate, and PPG sensors. The smartwatch offers 1GB RAM & 8GB internal storage to save offline music, saved screenshots, and other images. Talking about music, you can use Spotify with an offline music feature, though you have to wait a little longer for YouTube Music.
With Wear OS by Google platform, you can unlock apps like Google Play, Google Pay, Google Assistant, Google Fit, and other third-party apps from Play Store. In the connectivity, you will get Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0 & GPS functions. In the US, Fossil Gen 6 goes on preorder for $299. You can also select your favorite 18mm color strap for extra money.
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