Fossil is launching its first actually sporty smartwatch within the form of the Q Management and maybe unsurprisingly, it’s going to be powered by Android Wear.
The Q Management sounds a bit just like the Misfit Vapor, which falls underneath the Fossil Group umbrella and includes a equally minimalist 45mm round case design.
It measures in at 14mm thick and has an interchangeable 20mm silicone sport strap to assist make it extra fitness center or suit-friendly. Apparently the design was impressed by early 90’s athletic attire, so we predict that is Fossil’s means of claiming it’s going to go properly with that classic Champion jumper.
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The Vapor-like similarities proceed within the options division with the inclusion of a contact bezel that provides an alternate option to navigate the total touchscreen show. It additionally packs in a coronary heart price sensor for steady monitoring together with whenever you’re figuring out.
Fossil has instructed us that it’s going to says it’ll have linked GPS similar to the Vapor, which implies it’s going to piggyback off your smartphone’s GPS and will probably be suitable with apps like Strava and Google Match.
This newest Fossil smartwatch is working on Android Wear 2.zero so it’s going to work on iOS (iOS 9 and above) and Android telephones working OS 4.three or later.
You’ll be able to count on all the standard options like notification assist, exercise monitoring powered by Google Match, entry to the Google Play Retailer straight from the watch, Google Assistant assist through the built-in microphone and the entire different Wear 2.zero extras.
Fossil is together with some distinctive digital watch faces too, however apart from that, you may count on a really acquainted OS expertise.
Powering efficiency is the newest Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor with a reasonably commonplace 4GB of onboard storage alongside it. The battery will get you thru 24 hours of play time earlier than it wants charging once more.
The Fossil Q Management is priced at $275, which does make it costlier than the Vapor. It is obtainable from Fossil.com and Fossil shops this week so you have received loads of time to get it on that Christmas want listing.