Test conclusion: what you should know
The fossil Q founder is a solid Android wear watch with a robust and timeless appearance. Compared with other Smartwatches it brings in only an average equipment, for example, heart rate monitors and GPS are missing. Best price on the Internet: 185,66 euro * this product at Amazon order Pro Rugged stainless steel housing bright display Leicht exchangeable standard bracelets chic fossil’s own dials against of dark screen below no GPS no pulse a few functions with iphones Testrating editorial 3.31 satisfying user rating now evaluate who just no 1,350 euros to bag has the noble Smartwatch to make Tag Heuer Connected, must be sad. There are the technically almost same fossil Q founder, for 20 euro more even with solid stainless steel bracelet for 279 euro.
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The fashion brand has now also a Smartwatch in the fossil. The test shows what does the Q founder and how good it really is. Smart is a fossil: fossil Q founder in the test
The fossil Q is not for narrow wrists. With a diameter of 46 mm display, she’s damn tall. And with 13 mm also significantly, almost thick. Evil tongues blaspheme, you can insert the silver Smartwatch Chubbie quite on strength training. The fossil makes whopping 173 grams Q on the scale, 113 grams go solely on the account of the metal bracelet. Who wants to have it easier so should access to the version with leather strap. The watch case without bracelet weighs 72 grams. The clock has disturbing bushes or contacts. The watch goes through quite volatile look as classic men’s Watch, if there were not the display.
Details about the fossil Q founder
The clock runs with Android wear and works with Android Smartphones (from 4.4) and heavily restricted with iphones (from ios 8.2) together. Who runs the fossil Q founder with an iphone together so, gets no apps on the clock and can be notified only about incoming emails and messages from her. As usual little smart without Smartphone is also the fossil Q founder. Nearby, a Wi-Fi in that the clock book can be, but is the distant to the mother ship, so the Smartphone, makes contact also they for example then, if it’s not in your Pocket because you have forgotten perhaps at home or elsewhere. It is also Android-wear typical that the clock sometimes complicated the quick look at the time by a card with Google now remarks. They are not always useful. Who has, for example, holiday, cares little for the duration of the job home, nevertheless congratulate the clock with this message. Wipe all the cards from the display side. Run apps via a long pressure on the side menu button which disguises itself as a (non-rotating) Crown. Good: The clock obey spoken OK Google commands. To do this, the Watch has a small microphone left at nine o’clock. As a handsfree the fossil Q founder lawful nor as other Smartwatches, because the necessary speaker is missing. Music can, however, transfer on the clock and hear, for example, with a Bluetooth headset.
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While the clock appears robust, the contactless friendly holding pillow plastic appearing something cheap is. Fossil uses the common technique of qi. To recharge the watch you curl it centrally on the loading loop. This is a little tricky, the clock stops but then good. A light on the charger indicates that he is pumping electricity into the battery. The clock itself shows the battery level also big and clear. The charger takes around 90 minutes until the battery is full. With its 400 MAH, the clock is running but only one day. The magical limit of two days you can even then achieved if you use smart functions, turn off the notifications and strongly darken the display. Overall that is Q in the normal operating fossil something kurzatmiger than the competition.
Bright display with Flatfoot
The bright display is not quite so brilliant like the Samsung gear S2 white but with lush 326 x 360 to please dots especially with the delicate fossil’s own dials. But not pretty: the black border on the bottom of the display. A darker, less detailed dial remains visible on request even if you do not use the watch. This is not disturbing in dark environments. The display can be still quite switched off for going to the movies.
No GPS, no pulse
The fossil Q has no heart rate monitor no GPS chip. However, it is considered made out that fossil will drill the clock fitness functions. Fossil has the fitness tape manufacturer misfit purchased. In November
Conclusion: fossil Q founder
Better than Tag Heuer Connected isn’t the fossil Q founder. But it is a solid Smartwatch debut of watch manufacturer with the typical operating weaknesses of every Android wear Smartwatch.
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