Fossil Gen 6 Smartwatch With Google’s Put on OS, SpO2 Sensor Launched in India

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Fossil Gen 6 smartwatch was launched on Wednesday, September 22. The brand new smartwatch will ship with Google’s Put on OS 2 software program however Fossil says it will likely be upgradable to Put on OS 3 software program in 2022. The Fossil Gen 6 smartwatch is available in 42mm and 44mm dial sizes and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon Put on 4100+ SoC. Fossil additionally mentions that this would be the first time its product might be unveiled in India and different markets concurrently. The Fossil Gen 6 lineup was introduced within the US in late August.

Fossil Gen 6 worth in India, availability

The Fossil Gen 6 smartwatch worth in India ranges from Rs. 23,995 to Rs. 24,995. As talked about, the Fossil smartwatch is available in two variants — the 42mm dial variant and the 44mm dial variant. The smartwatch might be obtainable for buy through Fossil’s official web site, Amazon, and offline through choose shops beginning September 27.

clients can pre-book the Fossil Gen 6 smartwatch on the official web site beginning September 25. It will likely be supplied in 4 color choices for the 44mm dial variant and three color choices for the 42mm dial variant. The Fossil Gen 6 might be obtainable to buy in India concurrently different markets. The smartwatch was unveiled within the US in late August.

Fossil Gen 6 specs, options

Its 1.28-inch (416×416 pixels) color AMOLED touchscreen with a 326ppi pixel density is housed in a round dial in two sizes — 42mm and 44mm. As talked about, it runs Put on OS 2 in the intervening time and Fossil has promised it will likely be upgradable to Put on OS 3 in 2022. Underneath the hood, it will get a Snapdragon Put on 4100+ SoC with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage. The processor is claimed to have a 30 % acquire in efficiency over its predecessor — the Fossil Gen 5 — with sooner app loading and decrease energy consumption.

The features of the buttons and dials on the Fossil Gen 6 may also be customised by the customers. Moreover, customers are supplied seven kinds for the smartwatch that comes with interchangeable straps.

Being a smartwatch, the Fossil Gen 6 additionally comes with well being monitoring options together with an upgraded coronary heart fee monitoring sensor that enables “steady monitoring and improved sign accuracy” and a brand new blood oxygen monitoring (SpO2) sensor. Different sensors embody accelerometer, gyroscope, compass, altimeter, off-body IR, and ambient mild sensor.

Connectivity choices on the Fossil Gen 6 embody Bluetooth v5 LE, Wi-Fi, GPS, and NFC SE. The smartwatch is charged with a 4 pin USB with a magnetic puck and helps quick charging. It’s suitable with Android and iOS smartphones and has the power to obtain and make calls whereas it’s linked to a smartphone. Moreover, it additionally comes with help for Google Assistant.

The battery life on the Fossil Gen 6 is claimed to final for greater than 24 hours or a number of days if used with the Prolonged Battery Mode. Fossil additionally mentions that the smartwatch may be charged as much as 80 % in roughly half an hour. The smartwatch can also be swimproof as much as 3ATM (30 metres).

Spotify’s Put on OS improve, that lets customers obtain songs and podcasts on their smartwatches, can also be obtainable on the Fossil Gen 6.


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