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Fossil Gen 4 Q Venture Full Specifications

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Last Updated on March 31, 2020 by Jude Simeone

Fossil GEN 4 Q venture is a fashion-focused smartwatch designed for women with its full specifications and features telling it all. Unlike the Gen 3, There is now Google pay, GPS, HRM, a more stylish design and a host of other additional features that set is apart as a classy companion for women. It was released in August 2018 and like the previous versions run on the Google Wear OS.

fossil gen 4 Q venture full specs

Fossil Gen 4 Q Venture Full Specifications

Fossil Gen 4 Q Venture
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Device nameFossil Gen 4 Venture
Device typeClassic/Fitness smartwatch
PredessesorFossil Gen 3 Q Venture
SuccessorFossil Gen 5 Juliana
Released dateAugust, 2018
Ideal forWomen


Display typeAMOLED
Display size1.2 inch
Display resolution390 x 390 px
Pixel density--
Input typeTouchscreen plus 3 physical buttons
Customizable watch faceYes


Dimension40 x 40 x 13 mm
Casing materialStainless steel
Strap/band materialLeather
Stainless steel
Bezel MaterialStainless steel
Strap size18mm
Interchangeable band Yes, 18mm
Screen protectionCorning Gorilla glass
Water resistant/ProtectionYes, 3ATM
Color(s)Gold tone


Internal storage4GB
Memory card slotNo


BluetoothBluetooth smart v4.2 LE
Bluetooth callingNo




Email alertYes
SMS alertYes
Calls alertYes
Event reminderYes
Third-party appsYes


Sleep apneaNo
Sleep trackingYes
Floors climbedNo
Heart rate monitoringYes
VO2 Max.Yes
Blood oxygenNo
Blood pressureNo
Menstrual cycle trackingNo
Swim trackingYes
Under-water heart rate trackingNo
Preloaded mapsNo
On-screen workout modesNo
Triathlon mode__
ECG TrackingNo
Preloaded sport modesYes
Safety trackingNo


Music streamingYes
Bluetooth musicYes


Heart rate monitor (HRM)Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Ambient lightYes
Pulse OximeterNo
Other sensors__


Operating system (OS)Wear OS
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 2100
CPU1.2 GHz Quad-core
4x ARM Cortex A7
GPUQualcomm Adreno 304 GPU


Type of batteryNon-removable Li-ion battery
Battery capacity __
Battery lifeStandby: 2 days+
Mixed usage: ~1 day
Charging typeInductive charging magnet
Charging timeAbout 1-2 hours
Battery saver modeNo
Solar powerNo
Rapid chargingYes




Control cameraYes
Music controlYes
Find phoneYes
Text responseYes


Payment systemGoogle pay
Compatibility Android 6.0 (excluding Go edition)+
iOS 10.0+
Companion appFossil Q app
Voice commandYes


Fossil Gen 4 Venture
Inductive charging magnet
Quick start guide
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Fossil Gen 4 Venture Features

  1. Design
  2. The new Fossil Gen 4 Q venture has a very attractive design that sets it apart as a classy and elegant piece suitable for official and casual outings. The body is built for durability with stainless steel material, whereas the straps are interchangeable with 18mm straps width sizes. The watch faces can be customized as well to your choice letting you change your dial seamlessly.

    The display quality is great. It features a bright full-color display which has a high resolution of 454 x 454 pixel. It’s touchscreen and features additional 3 physical buttons by the right side which allows for easy navigation of the 1.4-inch screen. The top 2 buttons can be customized in wear OS while the center button acts as the home button.

  3. Battery
  4. The battery life of Gen 4 Q Venture is not so great, however, it’s a little bit better than the Gen 3. It still runs the Qualcomm snapdragon wear 2100 which is considered outdated and drains the battery, though Qualcomm has announced a new version will be released soon. The battery is li-ion, on standby you should expect a battery life of about 2-3days while on mixed average usage it’s estimated to last the whole day.

    The Gen 4 Q Venture battery can be charged simply by plugging the USB end to a low-power source, then place the smartwatch on the inductive charging magnet. It takes about 2-3 hours for the battery to be fully charged. To avoid damage to the device, it is recommended that you use only inductive chargers. Also do not use a USB hub, USB splitter, USB y-cable, battery pack or other peripheral devices to charge.

  5. Media
  6. The Gen 4 Q Venture is fun-packed. It comes with 4GB internal storage space that lets you store your favorite tracks and other files that you can listen to via a Bluetooth enabled earbud on the go while working out, in the office or just recreating.

    Also available is a microphone that comes handy in performing a number of tasks simply by using your voice

  7. Water Resistance/Protection
  8. Fossil Gen 4 Q Venture is certified 3ATM which means it is water-resistant up to 30 meters underwater. It is safe to wear this under the rain, to the shower and even to the pool for those that wish to track their swimming activities.

  9. Activity/Fitness tracking
  10. The Gen 4 Q Venture comes with all the standard sensors which include an accelerometer, gyroscope and heart rate monitor (HRM) these are capable of tracking various activities such as monitoring your heart rate variation, calories burned, calories consumed, steps and distance covered.

    The Gen 4 Q Venture, unlike the previous versions, comes with an inbuilt GPS sensor that is able to track outdoor activities such as distance, routes, and locations.

  11. Notifications & Application

The Gen 4 Q Venture comes with a Bluetooth smart v4.1 LE which when paired with a compatible smartphone syncs effortlessly to enable notifications alert as they arrive. Notifications include;

  • It alerts you when there is an incoming call or missed calls.
  • It keeps you updated with its event reminder and calendar features.
  • It is capable of updating you with weather forecast data.
  • It notifies you when you have a new text message alert.
  • It also alerts you when there is a new email on your phone.
  • It alerts you instantly when there is a notification from different third-party applications such as Facebook alerts, Whatsapp alert and Twitter alerts.

The Gen 4 Venture comes with a rose-gold stainless strap that is interchangeable with any 18mm strap of your choice. Besides this, the watch faces can also be customized to your choice. You can set the watch face to your favorite photo.

The Gen 4 Q Venture has a LED flashlight that you can use to illuminate dark spaces.

The Gen 4 Q Venture is compatible with android 4.4 (excluding Go edition) or later and iOS 9.3 or later.

Unlike previous versions, The Gen 4 Venture now has an NFC chip that powers Google Pay, a contactless payment system that lets you make payments on the go with just a swap.

The Gen 4 Q Venture has a loudspeaker and a microphone which lets you use the voice command feature for text and otherwise via Google assistant. Besides this, the Gen 4 is able to keep track of multiple time zones, your local time as well as other time zones. Also when you travel out to another country it automatically updates to the correct time of that country.

The three button on the right side of the Gen 4 can be customized. You can assign functions to the buttons based on the features you use most.


  • Sleek and classy, a perfect fit for women.
  • A great choice for tracking your active life.
  • Customizable straps and watch face.
  • It has a LED flashlight.
  • Customizable buttons.
  • There is microphone and NFC that supports Google pay.
  • It is Swim-proof


  • The battery is not so great.

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