Fossil, the well-known watchmaker has also launched a smartwatch and the latest product from the company is Fossil Gen 5 which was announced over a year ago. Now, the company is set to launch its successor.
The upcoming Fossil Gen 6 smartwatch has been spotted on the FCC website with model number C1NF1, reports GoAndroid. This is the same device that appeared on Bluetooth SIG along with the DW11 smartwatch earlier this year.
The FCC listing of this next-generation Fossil watch also revealed that the product will come with support for LTE connectivity. Along with that, it also features support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and NFC.
Further, the device seems to be powered by an APP00310 battery that has 2.85Vdc and 0.4Ah power rating. The battery is revealed to have been built by a Taiwan-based battery manufacturer – APack Technology Co., LTD.
Based on the previous leak, the upcoming Fossil smartwatch is expected to come powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100 SoC, which should offer a significant improvement in the performance of the product.
With support for NFC, the device can also be used with a wireless payment service, similar to Google Pay. Given such features, it will be interesting to see how the company manages to optimize the battery life of this upcoming WearOS-powered smartwatch.
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