Everyone will be able to buy a watch with calling! Affordable Fossil Gen 6 Smartwatch Arrives; View Features

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The company has launched the Fossil Gen 6 smartwatch 2021 lineup. The range comes in various styles and sizes and also has a Michael Kors branded variant. These new smartwatches run on the older Wear OS 2 software and not the Wear OS 3 software that was introduced in the Galaxy Watch 4 range. However, Fossil has promised a Wear OS 3 update in 2022. The new Fossil Gen 6 range comes in 42mm and 44mm dial sizes and runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 4100+ platform.

Fossil Gen 6 Smartwatch: Price and Sale in IndiaThe new Fossil Gen 6 range is priced at $299 (approximately Rs 21,900). The stainless steel model costs $319 (approximately Rs 23,300). It is already up for pre-order in the US and shipping is expected to start around September 27. The wearables come in Smoke Stainless Steel, Brown Leather, Green Camo Grosgrain, and Gold/Purple options. Various silicone, leather and stainless steel band options are also listed on the US site, ranging in price from $29 to $49 (approximately Rs 2,000 to Rs 3,500). The company has not given any information on when the Fossil Gen 6 range will be launched in other international markets.

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Fossil Gen 6 Smartwatch: Basic SpecificationsComing to specifications and design, the Fossil Gen 6 has a circular dial in 42mm and 44mm dial sizes. There’s 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage on board and the smartwatch sports a 1.28-inch (416×416 pixels) color AMOLED touchscreen display with 326ppi display. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 4100+ platform that claims to offer 30 percent increased performance along with faster app loading and lower power consumption. The watch supports Bluetooth v5 connectivity and has a speakerphone and mic to enable the ability to make and receive calls. The magnetic charging dock is capable of charging the smartphone up to 80 percent in more than 30 minutes. The battery life is said to last more than 24 hours in Extended Mode.

There is an integrated SpO2 sensor on the Fossil Gen 6 range to get an estimated blood-oxygen saturation measurement. There’s also heart rate monitoring and built-in wellness apps that track your activity, monitor progress, and burn calories. As mentioned, the lineup runs on Wear OS 2 and comes with Google Assistant support. The new watch is 3ATM water resistant. Other features include social watch faces, calendar alerts, smartphone notifications, smart home device controls, and more. Other connectivity options include GPS, NFC SE and Wi-Fi support.

[Attribution to NBT]

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