Customer Review

Reviewed in the United States on December 13, 2019
Update: after the latest firmware update a lot of the issues are fixed.
1-Do Not Disturb mode added, you can now access all the features of the watch with a Long press on the middle button
2- Added Notification support for many essential apps ( FaceTime, Skype, Viber...etc)
3- Step tracking is a bit more accurate now.
4- Added the ability to use custom images as watch faces.
5- Added new complications: Battery percentage and Calorie count.

Update on battery: If you use the workout features, and Timer daily expect a less battery life -Max of 8 days- on a single charge but since it only takes 1 hour to fully charge it from flat it is worth it.

Fossil is doing an overall excellent job with a relatively new concept.

Long story short: This is not to replace smartwatches, so if you want all the features of a smart watch look somewhere else.
This is a two week review of the stainless steel collider model. Just a background of why I wanted a hybrid watch, I wear a regular watch with a fitness bracelet. The battery life of this watch with the classical looks are excellent ( 11 days on a single charge from 94%). There are 13 white listed apps on the iPhone app as part of being a MINIMALIST SMART WATCH. The pedometer is not that accurate( adds 500-1000 steps per day). The sleep tracking;however, is accurate. The vibration motion is subtle enough for notifications but I would not depend on it as an alarm clock to wake you in the morning. The music controls are fun once you get used to the buttons. You will not be able to reply to messages or contact Siri through - not a big deal to me though. The e-ink display can be seen in almost any conditions. In dark areas double tapping firmly the screen will gibe you lights. All in all this the best looking feature packed Hybrid watch until now. The iPhone software is easy to navigate and simple enough for the very day use.
Conclusions
Pros:
1- Battery Life
2- Aesthetics.
3- NIce interface
4- e-ink
Cons:
1- Fittnes tracking is not accurate.
2-Can’t reply to messages
3- limited app support
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5.0 out of 5 stars EXCELLENT WATCH IF YOU KNOW WHAT ARE YOU GETTING IT FOR.
Reviewed in the United States on December 13, 2019
Update: after the latest firmware update a lot of the issues are fixed.
1-Do Not Disturb mode added, you can now access all the features of the watch with a Long press on the middle button
2- Added Notification support for many essential apps ( FaceTime, Skype, Viber...etc)
3- Step tracking is a bit more accurate now.
4- Added the ability to use custom images as watch faces.
5- Added new complications: Battery percentage and Calorie count.

Update on battery: If you use the workout features, and Timer daily expect a less battery life -Max of 8 days- on a single charge but since it only takes 1 hour to fully charge it from flat it is worth it.

Fossil is doing an overall excellent job with a relatively new concept.

Long story short: This is not to replace smartwatches, so if you want all the features of a smart watch look somewhere else.
This is a two week review of the stainless steel collider model. Just a background of why I wanted a hybrid watch, I wear a regular watch with a fitness bracelet. The battery life of this watch with the classical looks are excellent ( 11 days on a single charge from 94%). There are 13 white listed apps on the iPhone app as part of being a MINIMALIST SMART WATCH. The pedometer is not that accurate( adds 500-1000 steps per day). The sleep tracking;however, is accurate. The vibration motion is subtle enough for notifications but I would not depend on it as an alarm clock to wake you in the morning. The music controls are fun once you get used to the buttons. You will not be able to reply to messages or contact Siri through - not a big deal to me though. The e-ink display can be seen in almost any conditions. In dark areas double tapping firmly the screen will gibe you lights. All in all this the best looking feature packed Hybrid watch until now. The iPhone software is easy to navigate and simple enough for the very day use.
Conclusions
Pros:
1- Battery Life
2- Aesthetics.
3- NIce interface
4- e-ink
Cons:
1- Fittnes tracking is not accurate.
2-Can’t reply to messages
3- limited app support
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