Fossil Gen 6 Hybrid Smartwatch – Review of Features

Fossil Gen 6 Hybrid Smartwatch – Review of Features

Fossil just unveiled a new hybrid smartwatch in the market, it’s the Generation 6 hybrid smartwatch. A wearable looks like a regular wristwatch but with smart technology on the inside.

The hybrid smartwatch is intended for those who want to have a classic time piece but want to have the smart technology available in smartwatches.  It is available in Stella time piece, designed geared towards women, and Machine, its design is more sporty masculine feel. We have the details below, especially on its features. See the initial review of its features.

Design and Build Quality

Fossil Gen 6 Hybrid, Machine  – the  Machine model as we stated is geared towards men with tis masculine design. It has a much bigger size having a 45 mm case. A premium looking metal body with two physical buttons, and a crown button in between. It has a textured bezel, giving it an industrial look. Color options for the wearable are black, silver, and smoke color. And it is available in classic stainless steel strap, and milanese steel strap.


Fossil Gen 6 Hybrid, Stella – while for the Stella, it measures 41 mm with a feminine touch. Its bezel is adorned with 150 hand placed Czech crystals. But there is also an option for a plain bezel, for those who would like to have a much simpler design. Similar to Machine, it also has three physical buttons. Color options for the case are rose gold, and silver. While for the straps, the options are silicon strap, stainless steel mesh, classy stainless steel, and a classic premium leather strap.


Both smartwatches, Machine, and Stella is full waterproof up to 5 ATM, no worries about it getting wet. It is safe from splashes of water, rain, even being submerged up to 30 meters.

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Features of Fossil Gen 6 Hybrid Smartwatch

You might think that a hybrid smartwatch is limited when it comes to functionalities. Well, Fossil loaded the Gen 6 hybrid with tons of features.

Health Functions

The wearable is equipped with a heart rate sensor, which according to Fossil has an improved monitoring. It is also equipped with an SpO2 monitoring, checking your blood oxygen anytime.

Activity Tracking

It is equipped with an automatic activity tracking, monitoring your steps, calories, as well as distance. The device also supports visualized workout routes, challenge friends to workout, and other options available in the support app.

Alexa Built-in

Added function to the Gen 6 hybrid is the support for Alex. The built-in function allows you to access favorite Alexa lecture via Bluetooth.

Smart Notifications

Of course, the smartwatch will not be complete without the real time alerts. It supports app notifications, SMS messages, alarm, calendar and more.

Additional Functions included

Dial personalization, control your music, customize button and more.

Fossil Gen 6 Hybrid Smartwatch Specifications

Case Size: 44 mm

Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.0 LE

Processor: Fossil Q Intel ATOM processor

Sensors: Accelerometer, Heart Rate

Storage: 15 MB

Water Resistant Rating: 3 ATM

Battery Type: SP380921ISF

Battery Life:  Up to 1 Week Battery Life


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