18 January 2019
The well-known luxury brand Fossil Group has officially unveiled seven new smartwatches in India. These new wearable products have been announced across six different brands owned by Fossil. These are Wear OS smartwatches which means they run on Android and come with a touchscreen display.
The seven new Fossil smartwatches are:
- Fossil Gen 4 Smartwatch Venture HR
- Fossil Gen 4 Smartwatch Explorist HR
- Skagen Falster 2
- Michael Kors Access Runway
- Emporio Armani Connected
- A | X Armani Exchange Connected
- Diesel Full Guard
The matches under the Fossil Gen 4 brand are priced between Rs. 19,995 and Rs. 21, 995. The pricing range remains the same for the Skagen Falster 2 as well. Michael Kors' smartwatches will be available between Rs. 21,995 and Rs. 33,995. As for Emporio Armani offerings, one will have to shell out between Rs. 25,995 and Rs. 29,995. The Diesel smartwatch has been priced between Rs. 24,995 and Rs. 25,995. Lastly, the Arman Exchange smartwatch is listed for Rs. 22,495.
All of these smartwatches are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor. This is a chipset meant specifically for wearables with the goal of delivering maximum power while maintaining the efficiency and longer battery life. Other common features include a touchscreen display, Bluetooth, WiFi connectivity, and magnetic charging. These will work with both Android and iOS devices as long as the running version is Android v4.4 or higher and iOS 9.0 or higher respectively.
Johnson Verghese, Managing Director at Fossil said,
"With the launch of next generation of smartwatches, we have amplified the technological features on the wrist while maintaining our aesthetically fashioned designs, creating an experienced individual to each consumer."