Razer announced its collaboration with watch manufacturer, Fossil, to launch a limited-edition smartwatch: the Razer X Fossil Gen 6 Smartwatch. The watch will be launching globally this month for $329 USD or 1377 MYR in a limited quantity of just 1,337 units.
The co-branded wearable leverages Fossil’s latest smartwatch, the highly anticipated Fossil Gen 6. It also features three exclusive Razer watch faces including Analog, Text, and Chroma, as well as two interchangeable straps.
The Gen 6 is the first smartwatch powered by the Snapdragon Wear 4100+ Platform. This provides users upgrades in speed and performance, including faster application load time, highly responsive user experiences, and more efficient power consumption. With an overall 30% increased performance and running Wear OS by Google, the smartwatch does way more, way faster to give gamers a fashionable cutting edge.
The Razer X Fossil Gen 6 Smartwatch also boasts top wellness features as a nod to both brands’ commitments to wellness and comes only a few months after the launch of Razer’s dedicated wellness initiative for gamers, Champions Start From Within.
“We are excited to partner with Fossil to design a limited-edition smartwatch and to share the Razer X Fossil Gen 6 with our community of gamers around the world,” says Addie Tan, Associate Director, Business Development at Razer.
“We are always on the lookout for opportunities to compliment gamers’ lifestyles and to bring them products that not only look good but bring value to their lives as well. This is why we kept the gamers’ well-being at the heart of the Razer X Fossil Gen 6. Leveraging Fossil’s innovative technology and Razer’s iconic design aesthetic, this smartwatch will be the perfect accessory to keep you ahead of the game.”
The Razer X Fossil Gen 6 Smartwatch features a 44mm black case, three exclusive watch faces, and elements of a Razer user interface. It will also include two custom-designed and interchangeable 22mm silicone straps in Razer’s iconic black and green.
“Our partnership with Fossil over the last few years has resulted in the convergence of fashion and technology,” says Pankaj Kedia, Senior Director, Product Marketing, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “The Fossil Gen 6 Smartwatch takes this convergence to the next level with increased emphasis on fitness, health, and wellness. We are delighted to extend our collaboration with Razer and bring the performance and super-fast responsiveness of our Snapdragon Wear 4100+ platform to one of the most loyal gaming communities in the world.”
The Specs for The Razer X Fossil Gen 6 Smartwatch
Sleep Tracking and Increased Battery Charging Speed
Users can enjoy shorter charging times and extended battery life to maximize their day and night. Track your sleep history, monitor restfulness, and set sleep goals in the Sleep Tile throughout the night, then quickly charge the smartwatch before your day begins.
The Razer X Fossil Gen 6 Smartwatch reaches 80% charge in only a little more than 30 minutes of charging. This, combined with the Snapdragon Wear 4100+ platform’s decreased power consumption and Fossil Group-developed Smart Battery Modes, enables users to quickly reach a full charge in the morning after tracking sleep.
Upgraded Health & Wellness Sensors
The Gen 6 boasts an upgraded heart rate sensor to allow continuous tracking and improved signal accuracy. Users will also benefit from the new SpO2 sensor, which tracks an estimate of the wearer’s blood oxygen measurements to see how well their body is circulating oxygen over time.
Plus, users will continue to enjoy the wellness updates previously released from Fossil Group, including Cardio Fitness Level tracking, which shows an estimation of VO2 max using resting heart rate and user biometrics to indicate overall cardiorespiratory health over time.
Hands-Free Wellness Tracking
Users can stay mindful of their intentions by tracking their wellness goals, from monitoring their heart rate throughout the day, to being reminded to take a moment to reset with a guided breathing session, and even scheduling a daily walk. Plus, hands-free notifications and tethered calls with the built-in microphone will keep you connected without you having to hit pause on your day, or your game.
Wear OS 3 Compatibility
The Razer X Fossil Gen 6 Smartwatch will also be compatible with Google’s new system update, Wear OS 3, announced in 2021. The smartwatch will be eligible for the Wear OS 3 system update in 2022, alongside other updates that will continue to improve the overall user experience.
Additional features include
- Stainless steel case, top ring, and pushers
- 44mm case size
- Stunning 1.28’’ touchscreen digital display (326 PPI)
- Swimproof (up to 3 ATM)
- Customizable dials and button functionality
- Interchangeable straps and bracelets
- Increased performance and lower power consumption with Snapdragon WearTM 4100+
- Access to download new Wear OS apps and experiences on Google Play from favorite brands, including new features like offline playback for premium YouTube Music and Spotify Premium users
- Connectivity: Bluetooth® 5.0 LE, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC SE
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Altimeter, PPG Heart Rate, SpO2, Off-body IR, Ambient Light
- Wear OS by Google
- 8 GB of storage and 1 GB RAM
- 4 pin USB fast charging with a magnetic puck