Fossil Sport smartwatch gets a redesign

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When it comes to smartwatches, there is a growing number of models that not only work great, but they look elegant and understated as well. Fossil has just added another member to their smartwatch family with the introduction of the Fossil Sport Smartwatch. It will be powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform and run on the newly redesigned Wear OS by Google, enabling it to offer a slew of new technology features such as extended battery life, a new battery saving mode, enhanced ambient mode, integrated heart rate, NFC, and GPS capabilities.

The design itself is extremely lightweight, and the accompanying colorful silicone straps add to its playful nature. Of course, aesthetics is one thing, but we are primarily more concerned with the kind of technology which is embedded underneath the hood, and we would come away impressed. In short, the Fossil Sport has been specially constructed to be your companion in achieving a balanced lifestyle regardless of the healthy activity pursued.

The Fossil Sport will arrive with six colorways, a couple of case sizes (41 and 43 mm respectively), and endless strap options. The new nylon and aluminum case would make the Fossil Sport the lightest smartwatch to date, and a 350mAh battery will certainly see it chug along longer than usual. With the latest Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform, the Fossil Sport will offer a full smartwatch experience with more than a full day of use. A new battery saving mode will add an additional two days of telling time, and you can have an improved user experience–select dials which will leverage the new platform to showcase color and a sweeping second hand for a more dynamic style.

It is nice to note that the Fossil Sport has an integrated sensor that processes heart rate, while enabling optimized connectivity, Bluetooth, GPS, and NFC capabilities. It takes around an hour to juice it up thanks to rapid charging technology, and the asking price of $255 makes it an extremely reasonable bargain.

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HiHat Says: November 20, 2018 at 7:58 am

Close but no cigar. I’ve watched a few videos on this Fossil Sport, and it seems to have a few drawbacks. Notably, an annoying black bezel around the screen on the larger model — my Asus Zenwatch 3 has a large screen with NO bezel. The watch faces shown also lack variety and aesthetic appeal. On the plus side, the look, size, and weight of the watch are good, and the price is right at about $250. I’m still waiting, then, for the QC 3100 equivalent of the Zenwatch 3…

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