Fossil’s Sleek New Smartwatches Finally Hit Stores

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Fossil’s Q Founder, the primary smartwatch made out there for buy by the Texan clothier, may come off as a bit heavy — however this basic-wanting wearable packs an actual sartorial and useful punch.
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After a month-lengthy wait because the clothier Fossil revealed its plan to launch a line of smartwatches and wearables, the corporate’s first model line, the Fossil Q, has lastly hit shops. 

Nicely, one mannequin from the road, at the least: the Android Put on Q Founder, which is priced at $ 295, isn’t solely suitable with iOS and Android and practical, however additionally it is touted as a way more trendy option to the broader array of extra Spartan wearables on the market — and much more reasonably priced than TAG Heuer’s $ 1,500 smartwatch, which was kind of created with the identical mission in thoughts.

The Q Founder additionally comes with a custom-made Fossil smartwatch OS with its personal add-ons on prime of the one provided by Android Put on. Facilities embrace a choice of totally different watch faces to offer your wearable an individualistic aptitude, in addition to a Fossil unique feature that borders a bit on the eccentric: the Q Curiosity, an app that prompts customers to do one thing just a little bit out-of-the-unusual on the common by presenting day by day mini-challenges. 

The Intel chip-powered wearable accommodates 4 GB of storage and 24-hour battery life earlier than it wants a recharge. The Q Founder has all the heft of a standard class act timepiece, weighing in a at 71 grams (the Apple Watch Sport, one in every of its extra direct rivals, clocks in at about 50 grams), with a face that’s 46 mm lengthy and 13 mm thick. 

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Whereas the Q Founder may be the primary within the Fossil Q line to be made out there for buy, it is definitely not the final; as per Fossil’s October announcement, we’ll make sure to see Fossil’s different smartwatch, the Q Grant, in addition to the corporate’s smart bands the Q Reveler and the Q Dreamer, come out simply in time for the remainder of the vacation buying season.

By way of: Digital Developments

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