Fossil sports: New Smart watch with a new Wearable Chip




The manufacturer Fossil has unveiled its first Smartwatch with the new Qualcomm chipset Snapdragon Wear 3100. The Fossil Sport with a round Display and Wear OS is now available in two different sizes.

Fossil Sport: Neue Smartwach mit neuem Wearable-Chip

(c) Fossil

The Smartwatch-a family of Fossil is growing: The fashion manufacturer has unveiled three months after the Launch of the new Q-models, a Sport-Smartwatch. You will have to the expensive Mont Blanc Summit 2 as the second commercially available at Qualcomm’s new Wearable chip set Snapdragon Wear 3100 on Board. Its on the old ARM Cortex-A7 based Quad-Core processor also features a new energy-saving Co-processor, to perform less demanding tasks and thus for a longer battery life. For the Fossil Sport, the manufacturer gives, nevertheless, an ordinary period of one day, two days should be in the power-saving mode with a pure time display. The battery has a capacity of 350 mAh and wireless charging.

The housing of the Smartwatch is made of Nylon, the rigid bezel and the push buttons are made of aluminum. It is available in two sizes – the housing optionally has a diameter of 41 or 43 millimeters – and according to the manufacturer, is 50 meters water resistant (5 ATM). Thus, it can be worn while showering or washing hands. Fossil sells the sports watch with silicone straps that can be attached to pins, the usual bands of 18 – and 22-mm, but alternatively. The touch screen of the Fossil Sport is circular and has a brightness sensor, for Details on the used display technology or resolution, the company reveals. The memory is 4 GB in size.

Fossil Sport | (c) Fossil

Fossil sports | (c) Fossil

Fossil Sport | (c) Fossil

Fossil sports | (c) Fossil

Fossil Sport | (c) Fossil

Fossil sports | (c) Fossil

The watch has a heart rate monitor as well as modules NFC, GPS, Wi-Fi n and Bluetooth 4.2 on Board, as well as a gyroscope, altimeter and accelerometer. On the microphone, among other things, the use of the Google Assistant is possible, the Fossil is the operating system on the current Wear OS. Thus, the Smartwatch with the smartphone is iOS 9.3 or Android 4.4 compatible. The Fossil Sport is now in the online shop from the manufacturer* available in both sizes will cost 279 euros.