Bear in mind the jelly sneakers you used to put on to the seashore as a child? It appears Fossil Group has determined to mannequin its newest Diesel branded smartwatch of these. Perhaps 2020 will justify this odd stylistic alternative.

However possibly we’re being too vital. Smartwatches all look the identical typically and if see by way of plastic in daring colors is extra your factor, then who’re we to evaluate?

Introduced at CES 2020, the Diesel On Fadelite is available in 4 color combos mixing black, pink, blue and clear, the latter with an iridescent petrol look.

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The watch runs on the most recent Snapdragon Put on 3100 processor and Google’s Put on OS. Like Fossil Group’s different property Puma and Michael Kors, the On Fadelite differentiates itself with the unique Diesel watchfaces and interactive dials it comes with.

The software program additionally packs in climate results, a globe dial to point out two time zones and paintings from companion artists.

Except for the flash seems, the watch is simply as practical as different smartwatches on the market with the total Google Match suite of health monitoring paired with the guts fee sensor and inbuilt GPS. It’s additionally swimproof and has speedy charging.

Picture: Fossil Group

Whether or not or not you just like the styling, at the least Fossil is plugging away at giving the market quite a lot of Put on OS watches for various tastes. Sadly, Put on OS isn’t getting a lot better yr on yr – if we get the On Fadelite in for evaluate hopefully we will higher decide if it’s well worth the money.

It’s on sale from March from Diesel for £249.