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Fossil Q Explorist HR Gen 4

Fossil Q Explorist

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Brand Fossil Fossil
Category Smartwatch Smartwatch

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Release August, 2018 August 7, 2017
Device Name Fossil Q Explorist HR Gen 4 (FTW4016P) Q Explorist 3 Generation
Device Type Smartwatch Smartwatch
Ideal for (Gender) Man
Device Model FTW4016P, FTW4015P, FTW4012P, FTW4011P, FTW4018P, FTW4017P FTW4004P (Blue Stainless Steel, Brown Luggage Lather), FTW4000P (Silver, Stainless Steel), FTW4003P (Strap Buckle, Brown Leather), FTW4002P (Rose Gold Stainless Steel, Blue Lather), FTW4001P (Smoke, Stainless Steel),
Box Items Fossil Q Explorist HR, Quick Start Guide, Inductive Charging Magnet Q Explorist, Wireless Charger (USB Type), Quick Start Guide
Predecessor Fossil Q Explorist
Successor -


Shape Circular Circular
Case Dimensions 45 x 45 x 13 mm 46 x 46 x 12.5 mm
Case/Bezel Blue Stainless Steel
Strap Material Leather Strap With Silicone Backing Lather, Stainless Steel (22mm)
Strap/Band Size 22 mm
Replaceable Band Yes
Weight - 166 grams (5.85oz)
IP Rating - IP67
Water Resistance 3 ATM Water resistant up to 1 meter for 30 minutes
Colors Blue (FTW4016P) , Black, Silver, Smoke, Rose Gold Brown Leather, Steel Strap; Silver, Smoke
Other Information 3 Physical Button (Rotating Crown on the right, Flanked by two buttons)


Screen Size 1.4 Inch -
Screen Resolution 454 x 454 Pixels -
Pixel Density - 454 x 454 pixels
Multi Touch Yes Yes
Screen Protection - -


Operating System Wear OS by Google Android Wear
Chipset Qualcomm's Snapdragon 2100 -
CPU - Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100
GPU - No


RAM - 512MB
Internal Memory - 4GB
SD Card Slot - No

Cellular Network

Technology - No
Bands - No
Speed - No

Activity Tracker

Distance Yes Yes
Heart Rate Yes No
Steps Yes Yes
Calories Consumption Yes
Sleep -


Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.1 Bluetooth Smart Enabled / 4.1 Low Energy
GPS Yes No
WiFi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
NFC Yes No
Radio No No


Touch Yes, Multi-touch Yes
Watchface Customizable Digital, Analog, Custom
Voice Command Yes Yes, Google Voice
Personal Assistant Google Assistance Google Assistant
Smartphone Compatibility Android OS 4.4+ (Excluding Go Edition) or iOS 9.3+ Android OS 4.3+ or iPhone 5/iOS 9+
Smartphone Companion App Fossil Q, Android Wear - Smartwatch Fossil Q, Android Wear - Smartwatch


Activity Alert Yes Yes
SMS Yes Yes
Email Yes Yes
Incoming Call Alert Yes Yes
Calendar Reminder Yes Yes
Weather Forecast Yes Yes


Accelerometer Yes Yes
Gyro Yes Yes
Heart Rate Yes No
Light Yes Yes
Compass/Magnetometer Yes -
Vibration/Haptics engine Yes Yes
Other Sensors Optical Sensor


Speaker Yes Yes
Microphone Yes Yes


Capacity - -
Battery Life 1 Day 1 Day
Standby - -
Talk-Time - -
Wireless Charging Inductive Charging Magnet Wireless Charger (USB Type)
Charging Time 1 hr
Quick Charging Yes -

Additional Features

App Store Google Play Store Google Play Store
Builtin Payment Service Yes No
Bluetooth Music Yes -
Other Features -

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