As it relates to the two smartwatches’ differences, the Q Explorist HR is the larger of the two watches with a 45mm stainless steel case and a 22mm strap size, while the smaller Q Venture HR has a 40mm case and an 18mm strap. The Q Venture HR comes in 5 different designs, while the Q Explorist HR comes in 4, both available in gold, steel and leather.
Both watches also have an extensive collection of more than 36 different watch faces. Additionally, both have a heart rate sensor on the back, with accompanying watch faces that show your heart rate, as well as GPS, NFC, Google Fit and water resistance.
Rounding out the specs, Fossil has included a Qualcomm Snapdragon 2100 processor, and Google Wear OS is also onboard, making the watches compatible with either Android or iOS devices. There’s also an accelerometer, an altimeter, a gyroscope, fast-charging, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage and a microphone to take hands-free calls or interact with Google Assistant.
The new Fossil Smartwatches run between $255 and $275, depending on the style you choose, and they are all available on Fossil’s online store now.