The new $255 Fossil Sport is one of the most comfortable smartwatches I've ever worn
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- The Fossil Sport is a $255 fitness-focused smartwatch.
- The watch has the latest and greatest smartwatch chip, and the new Wear OS from Google, meaning it's one of the most powerful smartwatches you can buy right now.
- I've been using the watch on and off for the last few weeks, and found a lot to like about it, mostly how comfortable it is to wear. There's only one problem: it's already sold out.
For anyone in the market for a new smartwatch, Fossil recently released a worthy new option: the Fossil Sport.The new watch, which costs $255, is among the first smartwatches to contain the new Snapdragon Wear 3100 chip from Qualcomm. The means the watch should deliver better battery life as well as some other improvements.
There's only one problem: The Fossil Sport watch only arrived in stores on November 12, but Fossil's website says the watch is already sold out.Still, with a popular new smartwatch like this - and the holidays fast approaching - it's possible Fossil will re-stock the watch so more customers can get their hands on it.
I've been wearing the Fossil Sport on and off over the last few weeks, and found a lot to like about it, especially it's comfortable feel on my wrist - an important consideration for a wearable device. Here's what it's like to use:Get the latest Google stock price here.
Overall, I had mixed feelings about the design.
But there was one small design element that I loved.
I did notice that the Fossil Sport had a tendency to get a little warm.
The Fossil Sport has every modern feature you're looking for in a smartwatch.
Fossil promised better battery life with the Fossil Sport, and it delivered.
Otherwise, the Fossil Sport works exactly like most other watches running the latest version of Wear OS.
So, should you buy it?
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