Watchmaker Fossil from Texas, who announced this summer plans to enter the market of wearable smart devices, demonstrated its first smart watch and a series of plug-in accessories Fossil Q. In the company’s designers with the innovation of Intel’s plug-a bracelet, a watch without a display and smart watch with a round display, running Android Wear.
Three of the four new products of the series Q is a normal analog watch with a strap that contains the electronics for monitoring physical activity, including calculation of steps and calories burned. Models Q Q Dreamer and a Reveler valued at $ 125, while for Q Grant with the ability to display notifications from your smartphone will have to pay 175 to $ 195.
The flagship model Q Founder is a smart watch operating system Android Wear. It is equipped with a full touch screen. The device is based on Intel processor, and its price starts from $275. It’s a little less than asking for their latest clock for Android Wear for mass market Motorola and Huawei.
Reveler Q, Q Q Grant Dreamer and will go on sale from October 25. They are compatible with the Fossil branded app, available for iOS and Android. As Founder of Q, while Fossil does not name an exact release date model, but notes that it will be available for purchase by the beginning of the holiday season.
The company Fossil was founded in 1984 in Dallas (USA). Initially it was manufacturing leather goods, sunglasses and then, as well as jewelry and clothing. The company also produced watches for brands Michael Kors and Burberry.
Fossil is not the only watch brand that paid its attention to the segment of smart-watches. Next month will be presented to the world luxury Android Wear from the Swiss brand TAG Heuer.