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Fossil introduces the Gen 6 Hybrid Wellness Edition for $229

Fossil has introduced the Gen 6 Hybrid Wellness Edition at CES 2023. It comes with an E-Ink display, a range of fitness features, and costs $229.

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Fossil has unveiled the Gen 6 Hybrid Wellness Edition at CES 2023. The smartwatch joins Fossil’s extensive list of Gen 6-series smartwatches, though it misses out on Wear OS. Nonetheless, it is still a smartwatch with many built-in fitness tracking abilities. Here’s everything you need to know about Fossil Gen 6 Hybrid Wellness Edition.


Unlike the traditional smartwatches that use an OLED or an AMOLED display, the Gen 6 Hybrid Wellness Edition features mechanical hands with an E-Ink grayscale display (218 PPI). The E-Ink display is complemented by physical watch hands placed over the screen. The display is backlit for easy reading in low light conditions.

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It features a robust design with a stainless steel case that measures 44mm wide and is 11.4mm thick. It is water-resistant with a 3ATM rating and supports 20mm watch bands. The Gen 6 is powered by a lithium-ion battery that, Fossil claims, can provide up to two weeks of usage on a single charge. It also comes with fast charging, with the company claiming that a 60-minutes charge can fill the battery up to 80%.

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It’s not short on features as well. The Fossil Gen 6 Hybrid Wellness Edition boasts a range of fitness features, including SpO2 blood oxygen measurements, V02 Max cardiorespiratory measurements, automatic workout detection, and heart rate zone checks.

In addition to its fitness features, the Gen 6 Hybrid Wellness Edition offers smartwatch-like functionality, including notifications for calls, texts, and apps. It also provides real-time weather information and allows you to control music, alarms, and more. ​​​​​​​Amazon Alexa is also available on the watch, which can be controlled through the companion Fossil Smartwatches app.

The Fossil Gen 6 Hybrid Wellness Edition is available in three different styles: black dial and case (FTW7080), blue dial with silver case (FTW7082), and pink with rose gold (FTW7083). It costs $229 and is now available for purchase.

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Fossil Gen 6 Hybrid Wellness Edition

The Fossil Gen 6 Hybrid Smartwatch is compatible with Android and iOS and offers improved power and a reliable connection with Bluetooth 5. It tracks activities, monitors health and wellness, and is water resistant. The always-on display allows for customization and notification viewing, and the watch can control music and display alerts. It also has a long battery life with the included magnetic charger and an Android or iOS companion app.

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