Expanding its product portfolio in India,
has launched a solar-powered watch called the
. The newly launched watch, once fully charged is claimed to last up to 4 months. It comes in two screen sizes- 36mm and 42mm. It can be purchased at Rs 9,995 onwards via the company’s official website and Fossil retail stores across the country.
Fossil’s Solar Watch’s outer ring acts as a solar panel that captures light and converts it into energy using a solar cell beneath the dial. The energy is stored in a rechargeable battery that powers the newly launched watch. Buyer will get five pull-through straps which the company says have been made with yarn spun from 16 plastic bottles.
The watch has been announced as part of the company’s aim to design and produce all Fossil devices that meet pro-planet criteria by 2025. Fossil has partnered with EcoMatcher to plant a tree every time a consumer buys the new Solar Watch.