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Fossil unveils first affordable smartwatch with new power-saving chip


Fossil's latest model is the first affordable smartwatch to feature the new Snapdragon Wear 3100, a more efficient chip that guarantees even power users won't find themselves out of battery by the end of the day. — Fossil Group/dpa

Fossil's latest model is the first affordable smartwatch to feature the new Snapdragon Wear 3100, a more efficient chip that guarantees even power users won't find themselves out of battery by the end of the day. — Fossil Group/dpa

Android users have been looking for a counterpart to the latest Apple Watch, which has impressed many with its slim bezels and ECG heart rate monitor. Fossil's new Sport smartwatch may well come the closest.

While most other Android smartwatches run on a two-year-old Qualcomm chip, Fossil's latest model is the first affordable smartwatch to feature the new Snapdragon Wear 3100, a more efficient chip that guarantees even power users won't find themselves out of battery by the end of the day.

   

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