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Fossil upgrades its wearables lineup with the new Gen 6 Hybrid smartwatch

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Fossil is upgrading its smartwatch lineup with a brand new wearable device, the Gen 6 Hybrid. Not yet available for purchase, the upcoming smartwatch will be officially introduced on June 27thand will hit the shelves the same day.

Available in two variants (Machine and Stella), Fossil Gen 6 Hybrid smartwatch costs just $229. The larger of the two, the Machine, measures 45mm and has a textured bezel, while the 40.5mm Stella is much smaller and has a more blingy design. Both will be available in multiple colorways, as well as a selection of tires to choose from.

Not much is known about what’s inside at this point, although Fossil has revealed that the Gen 6 Hybrid will have support for Amazon Alexa, a new microphone and a new SpO2 sensor (via AndroidAuthority† As for battery life, Fossil claims the smartwatch should offer up to two weeks of battery life.

Moving on to the health tracking features, Fossil Gen 6 Hybrid is confirmed to include all the basic health and fitness tracking features we know and love, as well as enhanced heart monitoring, smart notifications, and customizable watch faces.

In the same news story, Fossil announced it was launching a new companion app, which should provide users with more personalization options and essential information with just one click. The new Fossil Smartwatches companion app is already available for download on Android and iOS, but if you already own a Fossil smartwatch, you should receive the update automatically.

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