Fossil Gen 6 Smartwatch line with Snapdragon 4100+, SpO2 sensor released: price, specifications

The Fossil Gen 6 smartwatch 2021 line was unveiled. The line comes in different styles and sizes and there is also a variant of the Michael Kors brand. These new smartwatches run on the old Wear OS 2 software and not the Wear OS 3 software that was introduced in the Galaxy Watch 4 line. Fossil promises to update to Wear OS 3 in 2022. The new Fossil Gen 6 line comes in dial sizes 42 mm and 44 mm and runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 4100+ platform.

Fossil Gen 6 price for sale

The new Fossil Gen 6 line costs $299 (about Rs. 21,900). The stainless steel model is on sale for $319 (about Rs. 23,300). It is now available for pre-orders in the US with delivery expected sometime around September 27th. Wearables come in Smoke Stainless Steel, Brown Leather, Green Camo Grosgrain and Gold / Purple options. There are several choices of silicone, leather and stainless steel bracelets also listed on the US website, priced from $29 to $49 (about Rs 2,000 to Rs. 3,500). It is unclear when the Fossil Gen 6 line will be launched in other international markets.

Fossil Gen 6 smartwatch specifications

As for specs and design, the Fossil Gen 6 has a circular dial in dial sizes of 42mm and 44mm. There is 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage on board, and the smartwatch integrates a 1.28-inch (416×416 pixels) AMOLED touch color screen with a 326ppi screen. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 4100+ platform which claims to deliver a 30 percent Fossil Gen 5 performance boost with faster application loading and lower power consumption. It supports Bluetooth v5 connectivity and has a speakerphone and microphone to allow the ability to make and receive calls. The magnetic charging dock is capable of charging your smartphone up to 80% in over 30 minutes. Battery life lasts more than 24 hours in extended mode.

There is an SpO2 sensor built into the Fossil Gen 6 range to obtain estimated blood oxygen saturation measurements. There’s also built-in heart rate monitoring and wellness apps that track your activity, monitor progress, and see the amount of calories burned. As mentioned, the programming runs on Wear OS 2 and comes with support for Google Assistant. Fossil Gen 6 is 3ATM water resistant. Other features include social clock faces, calendar alerts, smartphone notifications, smart home device control, and more. Other connectivity options include GPS, NFC SE and Wi-Fi support.


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Tasneem Akolawala is a senior reporter for Gadgets 360. His reporting experience spans smartphones, wearables, apps, social media and the entire tech industry. She reports from Mumbai and also writes about the ups and downs in the Indian telecommunications industry. Tasneem can be reached on Twitter at @MuteRiot, and leads, tips and releases can be sent to tasneema@ndtv.com. Most

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