After Swatch and Tag Heuer, known Swiss Powerhouses had made their set of wearables, Fossil, an American Designer Brand, followed suit. Q Founder, their first-ever android wearable, is a genuine watch that was priced just like the models of its direct competitors such as LG Watch Urbane, Huawei Watch and Moto 360.
Featuring an Intel Atom Z34XX chip along with 1GB RAM and 4GB Internal Storage Capacity, it also contains a built-in 3-axis accelerometer that gives you basic fitness tracking features such as step counting. Even though there’s no GPS feature on board (this isn’t a sports watch, mind you), this one operates smoothly on its modest equipment.
Being the biggest Android wearable so far, its thick 46mm stainless steel case looks manlier than the Moto 360, which also comes in either stainless steel or brown leather straps. It’s definitely designed for those who have big wrists, unless you want to visit your nearest watch repair shop for prior adjustments. The Q Founder’s crown can be pressed (pressing once turns the screen on while a harder press opens the App Drawer) and is water-resistant so it won’t bother you even if you wear it while swimming or having a shower. And being an Android Wear Smartwatch, it is iOS and Android-compatible and also has its own Q Companion App.
However, it’s also notable that the 400mAh battery is only good for a day’s work, so don’t forget to charge it every night. And at the price of $295, you will have your modern wearable watch while preserving that traditional look at the same time.