Fossil Gen 5 Wear OS Smartwatch Launched With Built-In Speaker, Extended Battery Life

Fossil has launched a new Wear OS-based smartwatch. The Gen 5 smartwatch is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform. It also comes with a built-in speaker, extended battery life, and double internal than the previous model. Read more to find Fossil Gen 5 Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Fossil Gen 5

Price and Availability

Price Rs 22,995

The Fossil Gen 5 is priced in India at Rs 22,995. It is now available via Fossil India’s website, Fossil retail stores, and other retail partners.

“There has been focus on the integration of health and wellness with wearable technology for some time now and at Fossil, we see a great opportunity to provide a smartwatch for the design conscious consumer looking for a perfect blend of style and utility,” said Johnson Verghese, Vice President and Managing Director Fossil India.

In the US, the Fossil Gen 5 was launched at $295 (approx Rs 20,320).

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Highlight and Features

  • Google Wear OS
  • Snapdragon Wear 3100 Platform
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage
  • Customizable buttons
  • Swim-proof
  • Heart rate monitor
  • NFC
  • GPS
  • Accelerometer
  • Altimeter
  • Gyroscope
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Built-in speaker
  • 36 hours of battery life
  • Custom battery modes

The new smartwatch is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform along with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage (up from 4GB on the previous model). It runs Wear OS by Google.

Fossil Gen 5 Wear OS Smartwatch

The Fossil Gen 5 features a circular design, with a case thickness of 12mm. It is available in a 44mm case size. Users can choose from different finishes for the case and watch straps. It also features a crown and two push-buttons, which can be customized to launch any app.

The new smartwatch is swim-proof up to 30 meters. It is claimed to offer up to 36 hours of battery life (up to a week of standby time in clock mode). The company has also added custom battery modes.

A built-in speaker allows you to hear incoming alerts. You can also answer calls straight from the watch. Additional features include heart rate monitor, NFC, GPS, an accelerometer, altimeter, gyroscope, and an ambient light sensor.

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Conclusion

Fossil claims that the new wearable is designed to offer better functionality for iPhone users. Apparently, many changes have been incorporated based on customer feedback.

“As a direct result of consumer feedback, we’re incredibly excited to be able to offer our first-ever proprietary apps that offer an extended battery life and increased iPhone compatibility, which is always top-of-mind with our consumers around the globe,” said Steve Evans, EVP, Fossil Group.

What do you think of the Fossil Gen 5 Wear OS Smartwatch? Will you consider purchasing the new wearable? Share your views with us in the comments section below.

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