Fossil is one of the most popular watch brand and I personally love because it offers very attractive design which usually we don’t find in other brands.
When it comes to attractive fashionable design very few brands can match this level.
Now a days, In market you can find fouth generation fossil smart watches but in this post we will look at it’s previous models Fossil Gen 2 and Gen 3.
Fossil Gen 2 Smartwatches
Fossil Gen 2 smart watches comes in three different varient which is The Founder, Marsal & Wander.
All these three version subtle style differences so you have three different options to choose from, each version comes with 5 different colors.
This is fancy smart watch that offers you standard fitness tracking.
Fossil Gen 2 doesn’t provide you lots of data but certainly you will get basic tracking features, with this you can get daily movement data regarding your steps, total distance travelled throughout the day and calorie burn.
Not only counting steps and tracking travelled distance, it also provide you smart notification and also allow you to seach anything with voice on google though internal microphone.
You can text anyone with wrist and do a lot of things by voice search. This watch also let you know temperature but you it doesn’t support heart rate measurement, no sleep tracking (you have to use 3rd party apps for this) and also there is no GPS in it.
Battery life is about 24 hours and it depends on which settings you have selected. Battery backup could be improve.
As i told you above, Fossil Gen 2 comes with three different variations. So depending on the model you choose, these smart watches allow you to choose metal cases in silver, black, or rose gold. You can choose silicone, leather, or stainless steel straps in a variety of colors. Smart watch comes with 5 diffrent color choose which you like most.
As you know Fossil Gen 2 is old smart watch so there is some limited features, if you are looking for tracking sleep, heart rate with GPS then you should not go with this but if you’re looking for a stylish good looking smart watch in affordable price with basic tracking facilities then this can be good pick for you.
Fossil Gen 3 Q Smartwatches
Fossil Gen 3 smart watches are also comes with very elegant look. On Amazon you will find three different verient of it which is Q Explorist, Q Venture and Q Venture Rose.
You have many options to choose from. Q explorist comes with navy leather, luggage leather, black silicone, smoke stainless steel, and gold-tone stainless steel.
Q Venture straps comes with pink, gold tone stainless steel, sand leather, luggage leather, and brown leather where as Q Venture Rose is specially designed for women which comes with two-tone stainless steel and the gold-tone stainless steel versions.
No doubt these watch are very attractive and look very premium and stylish.
You will get all basic features of a fitness tracker excluding GPS and Heart Rate measurements.
It can track travelled distance, count your steps and colorie.
You can seach any thing on Google by voice and read them. It’s screen touch so you can also send text directly via display.
Sleep tracking isn’t available but you can do easily with 3rd party apps.
Battery backup isn’t so nice very similar to previous model which is 24 hours which is not impressive.
There is only microphone no speaker. It’s water resistant watch but not waterproof.
This smart watch offers you lots of customization like Customizable Dials and Interchangeable Watch Bands.
Powered with Wear OS by Google; compatible with Android OS 4.4+
Fossil Gen 2 vs Gen 3
There is no difference between Gen 2 and Gen 3. Everything is almost same, you can buy which you like in look and suits in your budget.
|Model||Fossil 2nd Gen||Fossil 3rd Gen|
|Check Price||Check Price|
|Sleep||Yes (by 3rd party apps)||Yes (by 3rd party apps)|
|Multiple Time Zones||Yes||Yes|
|Google Maps enabled||Yes||Yes|
|Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n||Yes||Yes|
|Water resistant rating||IP67||IP67|
|Wear OS by Google||Yes||Yes|
|Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Wear 2100||Yes||Yes|
Fossil Smart watch is more fashion oriented more than Fitness tracker. Both watch doesn’t have GPS and Heart Rate Calculate. If you think heart rate measurement and GPS isn’t required for you then you can go with it but if you need those features you should definitely look for it’s alternative.
The best thing about these watch is elegant look which you may not find in other brands.
Google Map, Track travelled Distance, Count Steps and burn Calorie, Smart Notification, Screen Touch, Text message and Voice Search etc. also enough features that make it awesome smart watch.
These series are best seller in amazon.