A very striking and interesting announcement of this CES 2022 is the Razer x Fossil Gen 6 , and it is a paradigmatic example that how gaming has transcended from being a simple leisure activity, to become an identity element, in which the aesthetic level plays a very significant asset. Being a gamer is no longer just about playing games, and brands like Razer are well aware of this, and have been transferring this aesthetic to other aspects of daily life for some time.
A very clear example of this can be found in the Razer Zephyr , a mask with spectacular aesthetics , and not in vain has out of stock and now shows, on its page , a section in which to register to receive notifications in this regard. And another, even more universal way of wearing gaming is, without a doubt, the Razer X Fossil Gen 6, a smartwatch with everything we can expect from a device of this type, and with a design that will not go unnoticed by those who like it. of said aesthetics (among whom I admit that I include myself).
It is important, of course, to clarify that we are not talking about a watch to play games, but about a smartwatch with all of the law . For this purpose, the Razer X Fossil Gen 6, which, as its name suggests, was born from the collaboration between Razer and Fossil , which brings its vast experience in the field of watches, is built around a Snapdragon Wear 4100+ SoC, an integrated one that we already talked about here , and that guarantees a performance more than adequate for all the uses that you can give to a smart watch. The SoC is supported by 8 gigs of storage and 1 gigabyte of RAM .
The Razer X Fossil Gen 6 features a 1.28-inch round screen with a definition of 326 dots per inch that you can configure with the three exclusive dials and custom UI elements from Razer, all of them with an undoubtedly gamer aesthetic, which you will also quickly recognize if you are already a user of other products of the brand. Regarding its connectivity, it is undoubtedly quite extensive, as the watch has Bluetooth 5.0 LE, W-Fi, GPS and NFC SE .
Regarding its functions, in the Razer X Fossil Gen 6 we find accelerometer, gyroscope, compass, altimeter, PPG heart rate sensor, blood oxygen level sensor (SpO2), IR outside the body and ambient light . With these sensors, the smartwatch will be a good health monitor, both for the practice of sports activities, thanks to functions such as the VO2 estimation, and for day-to-day life, with functions that range from active monitoring of vital signs. to, for example, reminders to go for a walk or to do a breathing session to check your heart rate.
One aspect that Razer and Fossil have focused on is the autonomy of the watch. Thus, as a result of this work, the Razer X Fossil Gen 6 reaches 80% battery in just over 30 minutes of charge , a charge that will also have a long duration thanks to the efficiency functions provided by both by the Snapdragon SoC as well as by the development of the watch itself. To ensure its compatibility with a large catalog of apps, the Razer X Fossil Gen 6 is fully compatible with Wear OS 3, Google’s operating system for wearables and, therefore, you will have access to all Google Play apps for wearables.
In terms of design, the Razer X Fossil Gen 6 features a redesigned 44-millimeter case, and includes two interchangeable 22-millimeter silicone straps and custom-designed in iconic black colors. and Razer Green.
The Razer X Fossil Gen 6 will be on sale soon at the Razer and Fossil online stores and will be priced at $ 329 . And, yes, if you want to get hold of it, the best thing is that you do not neglect, since it is a limited edition, of which only 1,337 units have been produced .
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