Fossil's next Android Wear watches are the Q Wander and Q Marshal
The follow-ups to the Q Founder keep with the company's aesthetic of traditional, stylish looks combined with Android Wear technology.
Fossil is clearly just getting started with the world of Android Wear. The company announced two new smartwatches as follow-ups to the Q Founder: the Q Wander and Q Marshal.
The newest additions to the Q line continue Fossil’s goal with smartwatches: build wearables that have the traditional look and feel of a watch but the technology of Android Wear.
The Q Wander has an interchangeable leather strap and a multi-finish case with sculpted wire lugs. The Q Marshal has a more rugged case and can be paired with a navy blue plated case leather straps or with a stainless steel band.
Why this matters: Fossil is a big name in the world of watches, and the company clearly sees that connected wearables are the future. It’s casting a wide net at the moment with activity trackers to go along with its Android Wear watches. Fossil has always put a heavy emphasis on a vintage design, so it has a good opportunity to capture the minds of those who like the concept of a smartwatch but don’t want it to look like squarish gadget.
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