Fossil brings two new smartwatches with Android Wear OS at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022. These Google powered wearables come with the name of Razer X Fossil Gen 6 smartwatch and Skagen Falster Gen 6. Both Wear OS based smartwatches are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100+ SoC. Moreover, the latest Fossil smart watch run on Google’s latest Wear OS version.
Fossil Smartwatch at CES 2022
- The Razer X Fossil Gen 6 and Skagen Falster Gen 6 are the latest smartwatches from Fossil, powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100+ SoC and running on Google’s latest Wear OS version.
- The Razer X Gen 6 is a limited-edition smartwatch designed for gamers, with a black case and green silicone strap. It also features a customizable Chroma dial and a range of Razer-inspired watch faces.
- The Skagen Falster Gen 6 is a more minimalist smartwatch with a silver case and black silicone strap. Furthermore, it has a more traditional watch face design and a range of health and fitness tracking features.
- Both smartwatches are available now for $329 and $295, respectively.
Fossil Unveils Two New Wear OS Smartwatches at CES 2022: Razer X Fossil Gen 6 and Skagen Falster Gen 6
Fossil and Razer have teamed up to create a new smartwatch: the Fossil Razer X Gen 6. This is a limited edition watch that combines Fossil’s design and Razer’s gaming expertise. The watch runs on Google Wear OS 3, which will be updated later this year.
The Fossil Razer X Fossil Gen 6 and the Skagen Falster Gen 6 are both compatible with the new OS. These are the latest smartwatches from Fossil and Skagen that offer advanced features and performance. Also Read – Google Wear OS updated at I/O 2021, developed in Collab with Samsung and Fitbit
Razer X Fossil Gen 6 Smartwatch: Price, Availability, and Features
- The Razer X Gen 6 smartwatch is priced at $329 (approximately Rs 24,500).
- It is also available in limited quantities of 1337 units.
- The smartwatch is also available on the Fossil website, Razer website, GameStop, and select offline and online retailers.
- It features a black case and 22mm black and green silicone straps.
- It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100+ SoC and runs on Google Wear OS 3.
- It has a customizable Chroma dial and a range of Razer-inspired watch faces.
- It also features a range of health and fitness tracking features.
Fossil Skagen Falster Gen 6 Smartwatch: Price, Availability, and Colors
- The Skagen Falster Gen 6 smartwatch price is $295 (approximately Rs 21,900).
- It is available in five colors: black, charcoal, espresso, rose gold, and silver.
- The smartwatch is available on the Fossil website and select retailers.
- It comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100+ SoC and runs on Google Wear OS 3.
- It has a range of health and fitness tracking features, including heart rate monitoring, SpO2 tracking, and sleep tracking.
- It also features NFC for contactless payments.
Razer X Fossil Gen 6, Skagen Falster Gen 6 Smartwatch: Specs
The Razer Fossil Gen 6 and the Skagen Falster Gen 6 are the newest smartwatches from Fossil and Skagen. They both run on Google Wear OS, which offers a smooth and customizable user experience. The Razer Fossil has a 44mm round dial with a 1.28-inch AMOLED touch screen. The screen has a high resolution of 416×416 pixels and a pixel density of 326ppi. The AMOLED display delivers vivid colors and sharp details.
Gen 6 and Skagen Falster Gen 6: Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100+ SoC with 1GB RAM and 8GB Storage
Under the hood, each Fossil smartwatch comes with an wearable chipset, the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100+. This chipset is for smartwatches and offers a significant performance boost over previous generations. The 1GB of RAM ensures that the smartwatches can run smoothly even when running multiple apps. The 8GB of storage is enough to store music, apps, and other files.
Fossil smartwatches have a three-button design on the right edge. The middle button acts as the Home button and can also be rotated. The other two buttons can work with different apps or features.
Razer X Fossil Gen 6 and Skagen Falster Gen 6 Smartwatches: Comprehensive Connectivity and Health Tracking Features
The Razer X Gen 6 and the Skagen Falster Gen 6 smartwatch have all the connectivity options you need. You can connect them to your phone or other devices with Bluetooth v5 LE, GPS, NFC SE, and Wi-Fi. You can also track your location, direction, and light level with the accelerometer, altimeter, ambient light sensor, and compass.
The smartwatches also have a gyroscope for motion detection. For health and fitness tracking, the smartwatches have an off-body IR sensor, a PPG heart rate sensor, and a SpO2 sensor. Furthermore, these sensors measure your body temperature, heart rate, and blood oxygen level.
Razer X Gen 6 and Skagen Falster Gen 6 Smartwatches: Long Battery Life and Water Resistance
Fossil claims that the batteries on the Razer X Gen 6 and Skagen Falster Gen 6 smartwatches can last for more than 24 hours on a single charge. With 30 minutes of charging, the smartwatches can offer up to 80% of juice. Both smartwatches are water-resistant up to 3ATM, which means they can also withstand water pressure equivalent to being 30 meters underwater.
Fossil to Bring Amazon Alexa Support to Gen 6 Wear OS Smartwatches
- Fossil is planning to bring Amazon Alexa support to all of its Gen 6 Wear OS smartwatches later this year.
- The support for Amazon Alexa will also come with an in-built widget, allowing users to access Alexa features directly from their smartwatches.
- This will make the Gen 6 smartwatches the first Wear OS smartwatches to offer Amazon Alexa support.
- The move is a significant step for Fossil, as it brings Amazon’s popular voice assistant to a wider range of smartwatches.
- It is also a boost for Google’s Wear OS platform, which has been struggling to compete with Apple Watch.
The Razer X Fossil Gen 6 and the Skagen Falster Gen 6 smartwatch also gets unique feature: the Chroma dial. This is a customisable dial that lets you change the color and pattern of the watch face. The Razer X Gen 6 has four Chroma settings: Breathing, Spectrum Cycling, Static, and Wave. These settings create different effects with the LED lights on the dial. The Skagen Falster Gen 6 also has a Chroma dial, but with different settings. You can also connect both smartwatches to your Android or iOS phone with the Fossil app or the Skagen app.