Fossil today announced that it’s kicking off pre-sales for its latest display smartwatch, the Q Venture and Q Explorist. The company says that its new smartwatches provide a balance of function and fashion while packing the power that users need to accomplish all of their daily tasks. It also says that the Q Venture and Q Explorist have Fossil’s slimmest case shape to date.
Both the Q Venture and Q Explorist feature Fossil’s first ever full round touchscreen display. They’re both powered by Android Wear 2.0 out of the box. Android Wear 2.0 is the biggest platform update for Android Wear since 2014.
It adds features like downloadable third-party apps and watchfaces on Google Play, more intuitive notifications and messages as well as Google Assistant. They’re powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor with 4GB of storage. Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity are onboard.
The smartwatches come with a fast magnetic charger. The straps are interchangeable, allowing customers to personalize the look of their smartwatch.
Fossil has confirmed that the Q Venture and Q Explorist are available now for pre-sale. They will be available officially in early fall 2017 and retail for $295 – $315.