Feature

We use to watch every day. The watch is an essential part of our everyday life. We need those to be in specific places on time. When you put on observations, it takes some thoughts and ideas because you choose the best product based on your preference.

What makes more special is that when watches have multifunctional abilities, it will get exceptional than any other watches you wear. Fossil smartwatch is kind of a watch that you can think of wearing because of its extra features and functioning abilities.

History of the Fossil watch

Fossil brand was founded in 1984 in China. Now, the company is moving into more massive production by moving to Switzerland. They saw that they could earn a large amount of profit by importing watches made in East Asia that are worn by many people as fashion trends. The Fossil is indeed a good brand. They build varieties of watches at different price ranges.

Usual feature it contains

Fossil watches have specific functions that can be founded n every Fossil smartwatches.

Fitness Tracking

Fossil smartwatches have steps counting and chart data related functionality which gives Fossil an advanced option in every watch. Such as Fossil Qsmartwatch is that type of surveillance you can find this advanced feature.

Customizing ability

Fossil Smartwatches have replaceable straps or customizing ability to function according to customers need. You can pick varieties of colors while on a different occasion.

Socialization

Fossil smartwatches can function the social media while keeping you connected on the go.  Instant notification from all social media accounts, texting, emailing and other alerts you can get from this watch. You don’t have to worry about the music library you follow, because you can swipe your preferred music at your will

Android and iPhone

Using Android and iPhone devices you can easily connect your device through Bluetooth and Android wear.

Fossil watch as a modern outfit

Fossil watch as a modern outfit

These days Fossil watch is a new trend for every generation. Since it contains several advanced features, most people akin to wear these watches these days. There was a time when people used to watch to remind the time, and their purpose was to gift watches to their preferred person.

These days it has turned into a more critical definition for watches. Manufacturers observed as part of their customers need and choice. As the technology is getting better and more important, watch instruments are growing to be tinier. A manufacturer like Fossil has been making watches for a decade.

They aim to produce the best technological watches to their customers. You can wear Fossil watch as part of your recreation since it has many advanced features. A feature like notification from social media helps you get connected on the go. At the gym, you can use it as a counter and reminding you of the specific time in a particular location. It has location searching ability that will ensure you do not get lost from your preferred area.

Fossil watch manufacturers will provide you with the ability to change the customization as your needs. You can choose or order your color as you’re going to buy. Fossil watch has a different version for you as well. Following are some of the Fossil brand watches you can think of buying.

Fossil Smartwatch

Fossil Smartwatch

Fossil Smartwatch is the advanced functional watches. It has varieties of functions that you can’t even think. Many smartwatches need to charge the battery from time to time to use it on the go. On the other side, Fossil smartwatches don’t need this functionality to operate. It has customizable buttons, get notifications on the go, interchangeable leather, Smart connectivity as well. Such as,

1. Q HARPER TAN LEATHER

Q HARPER TAN LEATHER
Q HARPER TAN LEATHER

It looks like a casual watch, but it has varieties of option that you can’t make up. This 37mm Hybrid watch has tan leather straps; it can be used as a tracking device while you’re outside. It has a function to get notification from your social media accounts. This smartwatch is compatible with Android Os 5.00+ and iOS 9+ devices.

Features and Specification

Supported by the Fossil Q application, the Fossil Q Hybrid smartphone is compatible with Android ™ OS 5.0+ and iOS 9.0+ devices.

  • Sex Unisex
  • Face Color Silver
  • Face Size 37mm
  • Thickness 13mm
  • Material Stainless steel
  • Wire Material Stainless Steel
  • Color string Harper Tan
  • Width 16 mm
  • Waterproof standard 3 ATM
  • Battery CR2025, 6 months

Pros

  • Heavy and Sturdy. Feels good on the wrist.
  • Everything works right out of the box.
  • Tracks step and sleep quite accurately.
  • The app was designed well and easy to use.
  • Masculine/sporty looking.
  • No need for the charger (change battery every six months, bring it to the store, and they’ll do it for free).
  • Easy swap bands.

Cons

  • Could be too big for some people (50 mm face)
  • Vibration is a little dim even in the High setting.
  • Has connection problem twice since I bought it. Just turn off then on Bluetooth on your phone, and that’ll fix it.
  • Problem is reading the face in the dark.

Main Features

Notifications

This watch uses Bluetooth technology to connect your phone. A mild buzzing sound will let you know it.

Time zone

Keep track of your time zone and overseas.

Alarm

An easy reminder for your everyday work.

Ring your phone

Fossil Q can help to find your phone by ringing.

Wireless Synching

It automatically syncs to your phone.

Connectivity

Android OS 5.0+ and iPhone® 5/iOS 9.0+.

Control Your Music

Control your music player or SoundCloud, Google play, Spotify music.

No Charge needed

Fossil Q is always on with battery life. Maximum one year of battery usage.

2. Gen 4 Smartwatch- Q Explorist HR Smoke Stainless Steel

Gen 4 Smartwatch- Q Explorist HR Smoke Stainless Steel

This 45mm smartwatch round shape with stainless steel straps which is 22mm. It has 4GB storage for your needs. Supports Android OS 4.4+ and iOS 9.3+ devices. It also has the function to get your social media notifications. Waterproof technology gives you safe and sound swimming or shower.

Features and Specification

  • Connectivity Bluetooth ®, Wi-Fi
  • Battery Life Estimated all day
  • Functions Heart Rate Tracking / GPS / NFC / Swimproof / Notifications / Personalize Your Dial / Control Your Music / Interchangeable Watch Band
  • Outdoor temperature
  • Heartbeat
  • Activity monitor Measure activity and sleep
  • Touchscreen
  • Notifications Social media / Messages / Email / Application alerts / Multiple time zones / Alarm clock / Calendar alerts
  • Timer
  • Text and voice
  • Water and dust resistance 3ATM

Pros

  • The polished metal ring, the blue body, and the brown leather complement each other nicely.
  • No IP rating but water resistance supposedly for recreational swimming. The leather band is not going to hold up well to long-term water immersion though so swap in a silicone band or get a different watch.
  • Screen size is 1.4″ diameter which is a right size for easy readability. Screen quality and resolution are excellent. No pixelation can be seen.
  • Three buttons (middle one spins) allow for full Wear OS compatibility.
  • The battery charger is magnetic and very easy to use.
  • The band is layered with rubbery silicone on the back which is going to help with durability and sweat resistance.

Cons

  • Battery life will last all day, but as with all Wear OS smartwatches, you will want to charge nightly.

Main Features

Notification

This watch uses Bluetooth technology to connect your phone. A mild buzzing sound will let you know it.

Time zone

Keep track of your time zone and overseas.

Alarm

An easy reminder for your everyday work.

Ring your phone

Fossil Q can help to find your phone by ringing.

Wireless Synching

It automatically syncs to your phone.

Connectivity

Android OS 4.4+ and iPhone® 5/iOS 9.3+.

Control Your Music

Control your music player or SoundCloud, Google play, Spotify music.

Waterproof

Hit the swimming pool or shower without any hesitation. Your watch will remain safe.

LED flash

LED flash will help you see the timer in dark surrounding area.

Weather

You can get the forecast with just one tap.

Microphone

Use your voice to talk over the loudspeaker.

NFC Payment

Use your watch to pay the credit card payment.

3. GEN 3 SMARTWATCH – Q EXPLORIST BROWN LEATHER

GEN 3 SMARTWATCH - Q EXPLORIST BROWN LEATHER

This 46mm smartwatch is round in shape with interchangeable 22mm leather straps. It has two years limited warranty with water-resistant technology.

It supports Android OS 4.4+ and iOS 9.3+ devices. FOSSIL smartwatch helps you stay connected wherever you are. Customize the full-screen display and three buttons with your smallest features, get notifications (on the go) and automatically track your activity from hiking trails to the gym.

Smart Clock is integrated with Google’s “Wear OS” app that is compatible with iPhone and Android phones.

Features and Specification

Touchscreen smartphones built with Google’s Wear OS require phones running Android OS 4.4+ (not including Go version) or iOS 9.3+. Supported features may vary between platforms.

  • Face Color Stainless Steel
  • Face Size 44mm
  • Thickness 12.5mm
  • Material Stainless steel
  • Cord Material Leather
  • Wire color Brown
  • Width 22mm
  • Outdoor temperature Yes
  • Heartbeat None
  • Activity monitor Measure activity and sleep
  • Touchscreen
  • Notifications Social media / Messages / Email / Application alerts / Multiple time zones / Alarm clock / Calendar alerts
  • Timer
  • Text and voice
  • Water and Dust Resistance IP67 (Water Resistant and Non-Water Resistant Do not immerse the touch screen in water. The watch may be discolored when you wash your hands or exercise.)

Pros

  • Perfect size and elegant. Rounded rocks.
  • Fast and smooth enough.
  • The leather strap is high quality, as well as watch build materials.
  • Comfortable to wear every day.
  • Battery lasts a whole day (at least for now).

Cons

  • It doesn’t have NFC (though I knew that before buying it).
  • The leather strap is somehow stiffy compared to others.
  • The blue “metal” is not that blue; it’s pretty dark nearly black.
  • The charger is tiny.

Main Features

Notification

This watch uses Bluetooth technology to connect your phone. A mild buzzing sound will let you know it.

Time zone

Keep track of your time zone and overseas.

Alarm

An easy reminder for your everyday work.

Ring your phone

Fossil Q can help to find your phone by ringing.

Wireless Synching

It automatically syncs to your phone.

Connectivity

Android OS 5.0+ and iPhone® 5/iOS 9.0+.

Control Your Music

Control your music player or SoundCloud, Google play, Spotify music.

Microphone and speaker

Use your voice and Google assistant will reply using your device’s speaker.

Water resistant

Wash your hands without any fear.

Wireless Charging

Using inductive charging technology, you can quickly charge your watch without cables.

4. Q VENTURE HR ROSE GOLD-TONE STAINLESS STEEL

This Rose Gold watch is 44mm in size. 18mm interchangeable advantage with stainless steel straps. Two-year limited warranty.

Touchscreen smartphones built with Google’s Wear OS require phones running Android OS 4.4+ (not including Go version) or iOS 9.3+. Supported features may vary between platforms.

Features and Specification

  • Memory 4GB
  • Sex Unisex
  • Face Rose Gold
  • Face Size 40mm
  • Thickness 8mm
  • Material Stainless Steel
  • Wire Material Stainless Steel
  • Wire Color Rose Gold
  • Width 18mm

Function

  • Connectivity Bluetooth/ 4.1 , Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n
  • Battery Life Estimated all day
  • Functions Heart Rate Tracking / GPS / NFC / Swimproof / Notifications / Personalize Your Dial / Control Your Music / Interchangeable Watch Band
  • Outdoor temperature
  • Heartbeat None
  • Activity monitor Measure activity and sleep
  • Touchscreen
  • Notifications Social media / Messages / Email / Application alerts / Multiple time zones / Alarm clock / Calendar alerts
  • Timer
  • Text and voice
  • Water and dust resistance 3ATM

Pros

  • Heart rate monitor
  • Waterproof enough to shower or swim in
  • Step, heart rate, and GPS tracking, plus music storage, with or without a phone
  • Wireless rapid charging with the included base
  • NFC payments

Cons

  • You need to recharge this every day.
  • No sleep data.
  • The band was grubby after two days of light use.
  • Confusing app and watch face.
  • The touch screen is susceptible.

5. Q COMMUTER SMOKE STAINLESS STEEL FTW1161

FOSSIL HYBRID SMARTWATCH - Q COMMUTER SMOKE STAINLESS STEEL FTW1161

Inspired by all-time favorite design, this smart-battery-powered Fossil smartwatch watch uses smart technology to send you private messages, watch second time zones and more. Customize the three buttons to perform your favorite functions from the music controls to find your phone.

Features and specification

Supported by the Fossil Q application, the Fossil Q Hybrid smartphone is compatible with Android ™ OS 5.0+ and iOS 9.0+ devices.

  • Sex Unisex
  • Face color Gunmetal
  • Face Size 42mm
  • Thickness 13mm
  • Material Stainless Steel
  • Wire Material Stainless Steel
  • Color string Gunmetal
  • Width 22mm
  • Water resistant standard 5 ATM

Pros

This is a sharp looking watch.

The “Ring Phone” shortcut is a lifesaver for people like me who tend to misplace their phone.

Cons

You can be a bit underwhelmed by the “smartwatch” capabilities of this model.

The Fossil Q app setup and configuration was a bit harder.

Main Features

Smartphone Notice

Get notified about essential texts, calls, and updates – all from your wrist.

Change your phone

Fossil Q can connect to your smartphone to play an audio alert so you can find it quickly.

Monitoring activity

Track your daily accomplishments steps, distance burned calories.

Second times

Watch local time and time in another part of the world.

Image control

Take a photo with the camera app on your phone or Snapshots.

Music Control

Control your music with the selected music player on your phone whether it’s Spotify, Pandora, Soundcloud, Google Play, iTunes or Apple Music.

Automatic update

When you move to another time zone, your Fossil Q will automatically update at the local time and date.

Auto Color

It syncs with the phone, so you can keep track of your activity and notifications without hitting the button.

No daily Battery

Your smart meter stays on and stays connected for up to a year (varies by product and usage).

Measuring Duration time

Track your sleep quality and time.

Easy to change direction

Change watch straps easily.

Setting up survey

Exercise. Drink more water. Eat better. Whatever your goal is, your Q Fossil has what you need.

Fossil smartwatch includes multifunctional and multi-tasking abilities. It reduces effort to use smartphone overtime. Using smartphones might make you rely on watches more than relying on your regular apps. Using smartwatches require battery charging which you need to change rapidly. Although using smartwatch is cool to be around.

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An economics graduate from Princeton University, I love to play around with new gadgets. I am an avid reader and have liking for everything tech. I love the world of gadgets and am passionate about trying anything and anything new in the market. I started blogging in 2008 to help people understanding modern wearable devices and picking the finest Ones. I inform and provide my readers with the latest gadget updates, their reviews and my experience of using them. I am a tech and gaming enthusiast who can't get enough of either. I pursued a Diploma in journalism and writing articles on gadgets and technologies for various publications. But, my ultimate passion is playing with new gadgets, and the documentation of those experiences through the blog has added some crunches to my love for gadgets. Readers will find my blogs full off information about essentials to learn before and after getting a modern wearable device. Currently, I am living in Virginia with my mother. I am not married yet.

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