Fossil has announced their first smartwatch that features a Snapdragon 3100 chip and Google's revamoedWear OS. Photo: Fossil Facebook page
DURBAN – Fossil has announced their first smartwatch called the Fossil Sport Smartwatch that features a Snapdragon 3100 chip and Google's revamoedWear OS according to the Verge.

The new smartwatch has an integrated rate sensor and a 350mAh battery that promises to last an entire day as well as NFC and GPS abilities. The NFC and GPS abilities on the watch are said to be better in comparison to the watch's previous generation. 


Fossil's new smartwatch is one of the first Wear OS that will be debuting with the new Qualcomm wearable chip. The Qualcomm chip is supposed to offer a better battery life. 

Other features that users can look forward to include Google Assistant and Google Pay. 

The Sport smartwatch is available in six different colours including grey, pink, red. blue, green and black. The smartwatches come in two sizes, 41mm and 43mm. There are also 28 silicone straps that are water-resistant and interchangeable. 

The Fossil Sport Smartwatch costs $255 (R3636.30) and is currently only available in the United States. 

Earlier this year, the watchmakers launched two new smartwatches called the Fossil Q Venture HR and Q Explorist HR. 

The watches which also came in two different sizes also had similar features to the new Fossil Sport smartwatch including GPS and NFC abilities as well as Google Pay and heart rate tracking. 

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