Fossil Q Founder smartwatch listed as ‘coming soon’ on the Google Store

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The Fossil Q Founder smartwatch launched a few days ago with a $295 price tag. The watch runs Google’s Android Wear platform for wearables, unlike the remainder of Fossil’s lineup, and looks to face other higher-priced offerings like the new Moto 360 and Huawei Watch.

Just the other day, the Fossil Q Founder became available to purchase in the U.S. via the company’s website. A product listing for the watch has now appeared on the Google Store and reads “coming soon.” On the product page, there are two models shown, one stainless steel model with a leather band and the other with a stainless steel metal band. The price for each variant is yet to be specified.

The Fossil Q Founder is the first Android Wear powered smartwatch containing an Intel processor. It will connect with Android devices running version 4.4 or higher, and just recently added support for Apple iPhones running iOS 8 or later. We’ll let you know when it becomes available.

Source: Google Store


About the Author: Doug Demagistris

Doug was raised in New York and currently attends Muhlenberg College where he is majoring in Accounting. He has been a die-hard Google and Android enthusiast ever since he purchased the Samsung Galaxy Vibrant. Doug strongly prefers Android over competitors for its customization, flat Material Design and exceptional integration with Google Services. Currently, Doug switches between the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Nexus 5X, and travels with a Nexus 9. In addition, Doug wears an Android Wear smartwatch and has other gadgets such as a Nexus Player and Cardboard viewer. Aside from writing with Talk Android, Doug enjoys testing new applications, designing concepts and studying Android application development all while attempting to keep up with the rapid world of technology. He’s hopeful that his high productivity will make lives easier and more meaningful. Doug’s dream is to attend Google I/O.


  • Faslane

    Will definitely return my Gear S2 if this comes within 12 days. I have 14 days to return it and this looks much nicer and a bit bigger too.twice the ram and .3″ larger with same connectivity options, WiFi etc. I’m in definitely.