Fossil is already available in the smartwatch market with a few of the models and now it seems that the watch giant is all ready to make a new entry with the next-generation smartwatch. The next generation of the smartwatch from the company would be Fossil Gen 6 and will be powered by WearOS from Google. The smartwatch was spotted on FCC with model number C1NF1. The main feature of the smartphone would be support for LTE. Previously, four different models of Fossil smartwatch were detected on FCC with model numbers DW11F1, DW11F2, DW11M1, and DW11M2. However, no details about its feature were available.
The listing was first spotted by tipster the android and confirms that the Fossil C1NF1 smartwatch supports LTE 2,4, 12, 13 bands. The smartwatch will also have support for NFC, Bluetooth, and WiFi. The device had a PP00310 battery with 2.85Vdc and 0.4Ah power rating, but the actual capacity of the battery has still not been revealed. It is expected that the new smartwatch will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon wear 4100 SoC. and will have the latest WearOS. The smartwatch is also expected to have a much better battery life than its predecessors.
The smartwatch will also have the always-on display feature, keeping the battery usage to the minimum. It will be compatible with both the Android and iOS operating systems and will have a premium build and finish. It is still not clear as to when the company will be launching the smartwatch, but it is expected that we can hear the announcement anytime early next year.