The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product.
Fashion meets Function with the Fossil Smartwatch!
About the Fossil – Gen 4 Venture HR Smartwatch:
Record information about exercise sessions with this Fossil women’s smart watch. It monitors heart rate and location, and the rose gold band blends with exercise wear at the gym or office clothing when you go to work. This Fossil women’s smart watch communicates with both iPhone and Android smartphones for easy data collection.
Wear OS by Google features:
Are you making changes in the New Year? Google Assistant and Google Fit can help keep you proactive and on track! Make every minute matter with smart help and health coaching, from the convenience of your wrist.
- Proactive Help From the Google Assistant: Keeps you ahead of your day with proactive, personalized help from Google Assistant, even before you ask. You can set it up from your watch or the app!
- Smarter Health Coaching from Google Fit: Motivates you towards a healthier life with coaching and activity tracking based on guidelines from the American Heart Association & World Health Organization. You can keep track of how many steps your have taken and how many calories burned. The Google Fit app has two new activity trackers—Heart Points and Move Minutes. These evidence-based metrics measure activity intensity, and smarter health coaching makes your fitness goals more achievable by motivating you to stay active throughout your day, everyday. This smartwatch is also swimproof and able to play stored music on your runs.
- Maximizes Your Time: Get more done and maximize your time with more glanceable, easy to manage notifications, with smart replies to respond quickly on the go. You can set up the app or use your phone to customize which messages and notifications you want to see on your watch.
- The Fossil Smartwatch is compatible with iPhone/iOS and Android. (Android 4.4 or later (excluding Go edition) or iOS 9.3 or later operating systems.)
My Favorite Features:
- Quick access to Google Pay—so you can pay with a wave at almost anyplace that accepts credit cards.
- You can customize your watch face! There are modern, artistic and cute designs to choose from.
- Stainless steel case: and it has a 18mm stainless steel watch band ensures durability and an elegant look.
- Water-resistant design: Defends your smartwatch against submersion in up to 164′ of water.
- Wireless connection to your device: Bluetooth 4.1 LE connectivity and NFC technology enables simple one-touch pairing.
- Record information about exercise sessions with this Fossil women’s smart watch.
- It monitors heart rate and location, and the rose gold band blends with exercise wear at the gym or office clothing when you go to work. I love that you can wear it all day at work and no one will even know it’s monitoring your steps and heart rate.
- It has vibrate mode: Quietly alerts you to a range of notifications, such as incoming e-mails, calls and text messages, as well as upcoming calendar events.
- Rechargeable battery for extended battery life. Charge easily using the included wireless charging dock. I noticed I do have to charge it daily, which is fine, since I don’t wear it to bed anyway.
We have added the Fossil Smartwatch to our MEGA Christmas Gift Guide.