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 Fossil announces Gen 6 Hybrid smartwatch with two-week battery and Alexa support

Fossil announces Gen 6 Hybrid smartwatch with two-week battery and Alexa support

Fossil 6 hybrid response to consumer demand, Fossil has announced its next-generation Hybrid smartwatch, which combines a traditional design with some of the most advanced wearable capabilities currently available. Taking aesthetic aspects from Fossil’s other Gen 6 smartwatches, the Gen 6 Hybrid packs in even more technology.

Fossil 6 hybrid

Machine and Stella are the two styles. 

With a 45mm case and textured bezel, the former is available in Black, Smoke and Silver. In Rose Gold, Silver, and Two-Tone variations, the Stella features a more compact 40.5mm casing. Three-link metallic and classic leather and silicone bands are interchangeable on both watches (18mm and 24mm, respectively).

New features updates

With a battery life of two weeks and physical time telling hands, the Gen 6 Hybrid now features SpO2 tracking in addition to support for sleep and step tracking, notifications and customizable watch faces. Also included is a microphone that can be used with Amazon Alexa.

The new smartwatch companion software for Android and iOS from Fossil also has greater personalization choices and a more complete dashboard for tracking fitness data. Older Fossil Hybrid smartwatches will be able to use the new app’s UI, too, thanks to the latest version of the software. If you prefer a metallic band, the Fossil Gen 6 Hybrid will be available for $229 or $249 via Fossil.com or Fossil retail shops on June 27.

Hybrid Watches

All of the cutting-edge features of our smartwatches are now available in a more classic watch form factor with our hybrid smartwatches. These timepieces are ideal for the person who has a soft spot for retro style but is also a gadget fiend at heart. The mild vibrations of our hybrid smart watches notify you of incoming calls and text messages. They can also be used to manage your music, snap a picture, and keep track of your daily routine. When someone tries to get in touch with you, you’ll see the hands move to the number you’ve assigned to your most important contacts. In addition to tracking your steps, calories burned, and distance travelled, our hybrid smartwatches may also be used to monitor your progress with the Fossil smartwatch app. Our hybrid smartwatch batteries can last up to six months, depending on how frequently they are used.

Fossil 6 hybrid

Conclusion

New Hybrid HR smartwatches offer a fresh take on an old favourite. Instead of relying on an app to give you information like your heart rate or message previews, these new hybrid smart watches show it all on their in-watch display, which means you can see it there instead of in your phone’s app. We’ve kept the classic look and feel of a traditional watch while incorporating cutting-edge technology into our Hybrid HR watches, which have a battery life of up to two weeks, depending on usage.

Fossil 6 hybrid

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FAQs

Q1: Is there going to be a new generation of Fossils?

On the 22nd of September, Fossil Gen 6 smartwatch was released. Fossil claims the Wear OS 3 software will be available in 2022 for the new smartwatch. Which will ship with Google’s Wear OS 2 operating system.

Q2: Is the Fossil Gen 6 worth the money?

Even though it is a slight improvement, the Fossil Gen 6 Smartwatch is not worth the retail price tag since it sacrifices too much battery life. Fossil’s forthcoming Wear OS 3 update, which isn’t expected to be released until 2022, also hurts the company.

Q3: What are the capabilities of the Fossil Gen 6?

Your physical activity can be recorded in the form of calorie intakeburned and distance walked. As well as steps taken, sleep quality and heart rate. In addition, Android and iOS are supported by the smartwatch. With the watch’s Android or iOS app, you can get notifications of alarms, reminders, and more.

Q4: What is the battery life of the fossil 6 hybrid watch?

Click on your watch’s image in the upper right corner and scroll down. To see the battery type for your Fossil hybrid smartwatch. Most hybrids may be charged for four to six months with a CR2430 coin cell battery.

Q5: Do Fossil hybrid watches allow texting?

The mild vibrations of our hybrid smart watches notify you of incoming calls and text messages. They can also be used to manage your music, snap a picture, and keep track of your daily routine.

Q6: Can my Fossil watch receive SMS messages?

If your phone and watch are paired, you can utilise your favourite texting apps. Check your watch’s app menu to determine if the messaging app you want to use is installed.

Jennie Marquez

Jennie Marquez

Jennie B. Marquez is a TV presenter, writer, and video producer. Also, Khaleesi, despite the fact that she does not legally control any land, army, or dragons. Yet.
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