Fossil Sport puts latest Wear 3100 chip in colorful smartwatch

Sheri Evans
November 12, 2018

Additionally, there's a heart rate sensor, NFC, GPS, altimeter, accelerometer, gyroscope, ambient light sensor, and a microphone present on the watch. When the device is running out of juice, it'll automatically switch into a low power mode; you'll lose some functionality, but in return you'll get up to two days of additional battery life.

The watch has Spotify and Noonlight, an emergency services app, already installed. Today, the company has launched a new Wear OS-powred smartwatch called Fossil Sport. There are also a wide range of interchangeable silicon straps which are also water-resistant. This newly-released device has a normal starting price of $255, but this coupon code saves you 30% on your purchase for a limited time. The watch will also be part of a new campaign led by model, marathoner, and entrepreneur Candice Huffine, a runner of the Boston Marathon. This watch joins the Montblanc Summit 2 as being one of the first smartwatches to offer Qualcomm's latest wearable chip.

Fossil Sport seems to have a few things going for it: It's not too expensive at $255 (about £200 or AU$350), it claims to be the lightest Wear OS watch and it has lots of extras. You can choose between a 41mm or 43mm case, and the nylon case with aluminum top ring makes for a lightweight watch.

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Like the sound of Fossil's new smartwatch? Just where it ranks among the long list of Wear watches remains to be seen.

For several years, the health and wellness industry has been converging with smartwatch technology-and Fossil knew there was a tremendous opportunity to provide a connected option for the design-conscious consumer looking to bring style to their wrist. Combined with the improved battery performance that Snapdragon 3100 likely comes with, the wearable should have significantly better battery life than previous-generation smartwatches.

Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

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