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Fossil and Razer unveil a limited generation 6 smartwatch atWednesday, themed after Razer’s gaming PCs.
The watch known as the Razer X Fossil Gen 6 Smartwatch is essentially the same asfrom last year. the comes with green and black Razer-themed straps and has three themed dials included with the software. The “Chroma” dial lets you create a colorful theme that resembles the lighting on a Razer keyboard.
The other two Razer-themed dials are text that tells the time and an analog theme.
Aside from the straps and watch faces, the Fossil Gen 6 ships with Google’s Wear OS 2, with plans to upgrade tosometime in mid to late 2022. The Gen 6 lineup debuted last summer with a particular focus on charging the battery from zero to 80% in 30 minutes and the faster Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100 Plus chip. The watch also includes GPS, a heart rate sensor, an Sp02 blood oxygen sensor, and Bluetooth 5.0 LE connectivity.
The Gen 6 watch will eventually get support for Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, which Fossil says will hit the market in the near future. Alexa is preinstalled on the watch and is activated when Amazon adds this version of the wizard to the Google App Store.
The watch will go on sale on Monday with a black 44mm case starting at $ 329. The limited edition will only be 1,337 pieces, why not. It costs a little more than the standard 6th generation starting price of $ 299 (£ 279, AUD 499).
A Fossil representative told CNET that the Razer collaboration is in part a test to see how a member of the gaming audience would address the smartwatch, be it as a new customer, an existing customer, or someone who limited themselves to the smartwatch Element of this smartwatch would interest you.
The Razer-themed Generation 6 watch debut arrives at CES on the same day as Razer’s, that and the .
Fossil also unveils its Gen 6 collaboration with Skagen Wednesday, called the Falster Gen 6 Smartwatch, in a 41mm case size. The Falster’s metal bezel is slimmer than the Razer’s, but otherwise the watch is identical to the other Gen 6 models.
The Skagen Smartwatches will be available in multiple colors, with cases in silver, rose gold, anthracite and black. Bracelet options will be available in stainless steel mesh, silicone, and leather. The Skagen Gen 6 line will be available on Wednesday and will start at $ 295.