Fossil and Razer present a watch for gamers … with RGB

Watchmaker Fossil and the Razer brand are teaming up for a limited-edition connected watch, aimed at gamers who love RGB Chroma lighting.

During this CES 2022, Razer made several interesting announcements. After the renewal of its range of Razer Blade laptops, or the presentation of a more than intriguing gaming desktop concept, the lifestyle gaming brand unveils a new accessory for gamers, which will allow them to “stay at the top of the rankings. “. This is a limited edition connected analog watch.

This is the latest generation model of the watchmaker, namely the Fossil Gen 6 watch, powered by a Snapdragon Wear 4100+ chip, just like the SKAGEN Falster Gen 6, also presented at this CES. It is a processor that allows the watch to be placed at the top of the basket on the market. Everything is based on the latest version of Wear OS from Google, which is compatible with the next update to Wear OS 3.

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Credit: Razer / Fossil

Why is the Gen 6 a gamer watch?

Beyond the classic characteristics of the Razer x Fossil Gen 6, the watch has original features that make it the perfect ally for experienced gamers. The first thing is its design. It features a round dial, encased in a 44mm black stainless steel case. The dial features a 1.28-inch (326 ppi) digital touchscreen.

In total, the brand introduced three exclusive watch faces: Analog, Text and Chroma. To vary the fun, players can also choose between two interchangeable bracelets, including one green, in the colors of the snake brand, and the other black, more sober. These are made of silicone and are 22mm wide. Moreover, we are dealing with a completely classic watch, the characteristics of which are all the same advantageous for any active person.

In terms of functionality, the watch includes various sensors, for example, such as an accelerometer, a gyroscope, a compass, an altimeter, a PPG heart rate sensor, SpO2, IR outside the body and ambient light. So much technology that will allow players to have relevant monitoring of their activity, but also of their sleep phases.

The watch is also compatible with a lot of everyday applications, such as contactless payment systems, music streaming applications or fitness tracking applications.

Pricing and availability

The Razer x Fossil Gen 6 connected watch will be available for purchase from January 10, in a very limited edition. Indeed, it will only be sold in 1337 copies, with reference to the stock number of the brand on the Hong Kong market. For now, only its US price has been revealed, and it will sell for $ 329 per unit on the Razer site.

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