If you have been working on a new Apple Watch and are waiting for a display that is always on, a new Fossil smart watch available for pre-order today may be an interesting option.
Fossil claims the watch can make it through a full day in this mode. Alternatively, you can choose a lower power mode that promises multi-day battery life …
Classic design. Modern technology. This 44mm touch screen smart watch features a black stainless steel bracelet, speaker functionality, increased storage capacity and three smart battery modes to extend battery life for several days.
Multi-day mode still supports apparent notifications and heart rate monitors and is connected to fast charging.
You don't have to take the smart watch off for long to recharge – get up to 80% in one hour of fast charging.
The latest Fossil Gen 5 will also include another handy feature for iPhone users: the ability to answer phone calls on the clock when your iPhone is in another room. Don't expect this at launch. Fossil told The Verge that the feature will come in fall update.
This is the first Wear OS watch that will be able to make calls from a paired iPhone. (The feature is already available for Android phones.) Countless Wear OS clocks have previously been able to alert iPhone users that a call is incoming, but Fossil's latest will actually let you listen to and answer calls through the clock itself . Unfortunately, this functionality is missing on August 5. According to Fossil, it will arrive OTA in the form of a proprietary app sometime this fall. According to a fossil spokesperson, “No action is required from your iPhone. The clock becomes another way to make calls via Bluetooth. ”
Fossil smart watches are compatible with iPhone 6 and above.
Your laptop is compatible with Android and iOS smartphones, especially with Android OS 4.4+ (except Go edition) or iOS 9.3+. All devices have Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy and Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n.
The company says the clock is & # 39; swim safe & # 39; and offers unbound GPS so you can use it as a standalone device for things like track tracking.
Fossil Gen 5 is available for pre-order starting today, September 7. It is available with a choice of three color combinations for $ 295.
More details – including an overview of smart battery modes – over 6 p.m. 9to5Google.
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