Fossil, a company specializing in the wearables market, announced this week the launch of a new variant of the “Fossil Gen 6”, the current generation of the brand that was the first in the world to come equipped with the Snapdragon Wear 4100 Plus processor, powering the datasheet. inside the device.
This time, the company presented a “luxury” version that replaces the traditional metal bracelet with an accessory made of another material, in addition to general improvements.
The newly released model brings with it minor design and construction improvements, including a metal body and physical buttons that can be used to navigate between the various functions provided by the Fossil Gen 6 Venture Edition operating system, in parallel with an input-compatible color screen. touch screen.
The bracelet that comes with this model is made of leather and fabric to provide a premium quality experience to the brand’s users. According to the manufacturer, this watch has features that are also present in other Fossil devices, such as a step counter, integrated compass, heart rate sensor and oximeter (SpO2).
Although it implemented some changes, the company chose to keep the hardware unchanged: 1.28-inch AMOLED screen, Snapdragon 4100+ chipset, 1 GB of RAM and Wear OS firmware. The estimated battery life is just one day, which is shorter than rivals in the same category.
As for pricing and availability, the Venture Edition was announced only in the United States, starting at $299, around $1,599 in direct conversion.
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