Fossil Q Marshal India review

High on style

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The Q Marshal comes with Qualcomm’s dedicated wearable chipset—Snapdragon Wear 2100 SoC. It has 4GB of on-board storage out of which, only 2.1GB is usable. Sensors include compass, a gyroscope, and an accelerometer and has Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n for connectivity.


I have been getting one day of battery backup from the Q Marshal’s 360mAh battery, which is close to what the company claims. Using a flashy watch face may consume a little extra juice but still it can last for a full day at work.

It comes with a small magnetic charger that sticks to the bottom of the dial and does charging via USB. It took more than two and half hours to charge from 0-100% using a 10W charger, which varies when you charge it using a standard USB port.

The smartwatch is good enough in terms of battery until you are not a suer-busy person who doesn't get a chance to charge it overnight.


It is pretty clear that Fossil has focused more on style than the smart experience. It comes with all the basic smartwatch features and functions, without looking like a smartwatch. The only downside of the watch is its software experience, which could be made better if Fossil comes up with its own OS in coming time. The hardware is good enough to cater a lag-free software experience, and the optimisation is also commendable.

If you are looking for a smartwatch with long-battery life and dedicated fitness features, then are at the wrong place. It is for professionals who prefer the style of a conventional watch but want the utility of a smartwatch.

Sudhanshu Singh

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