Fossil has just announced a new smartwatch "Fossil Hybrid HR Smartwatch" that has both analog as well as digital properties combined. Confused? Don't be.
The watch has a circular always-on-display that in the middle has the traditional watch like physical watch hands and on the background of which the watch features the smartwatch properties.
The watch has features like
It comes in a compact 42mm casing with an e-ink display.
It’s waterproof up to 3ATM
It can sync via Bluetooth with smartphones running Android 5.0 Lollipop or iOS 9.0 and above.
The watch hands are going to display the time while the digital display is going to provide you with notifications, app alerts, weather updates and a lot more. The watch is capable of heart rate monitoring.
According to Fossil, this watch is going to help the users to see the information whenever they want it without having to press any button or waking it up. Fossil claims that the watch is going to give a battery backup of 2+ weeks.
“Thanks to a new power-efficient, always-on display, notifications like incoming text messages, weather updates, and wellness stats like heart rate and step count are accessible at a glance”
The new Fossil Hybrid HR smartwatch is available for the price of $195 in the US and it will also come to India on November 18. The watch is available to buy from Fossil's official stores.