The Fossil Gen 5 features a 1.28-inch circular AMOLED display housed inside a 44mm dial. It’s powered by a Snapdragon 3100 chipset and offers an inbuilt swimproof speaker for calls, Google Assistant and music.
Fossil has announced the launch of the Fossil Gen 5 smartwatch in India running Wear OS and powered by the Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform. The Fossil Gen 5 will be available on Amazon India for a price of Rs 22,995, a month after its global launch.
The Fossil Gen 5 features a 1.28-inch circular AMOLED display housed inside a 44mm dial. It’s powered by a Snapdragon 3100 chipset with 1GB RAM and 8GB storage. There are three buttons on the right side - two customisable buttons and a rotating crown in the middle.
The watch comes with four pre-sets for longer-lasting battery - Extended Battery Mode, Daily Mode, Time-Only Mode and Custom Mode. Extended Mode will turn off features to extend the battery life of the watch to multiple days while Time-Only mode disables everything but the clock. The daily mode is the watch’s default setting and comes with all features enabled while in Custom mode, users can choose which features they want to keep active.
Connectivity options in the Gen 5 include NFC, Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi and GPS. The watch runs on Google’s Wear OS and offers voice commands through Google Assistant. There’s a swimproof speaker that offers users the ability to make and receive phone calls. The speakers can also be used to activate Google Assistant handsfree and for playing music.
Fossil Gen 5 comes with a Heart Rate monitor, accelerometer, gyroscope, altimeter and ambient light sensor. It is water-resistant to up to 30 metres. The smartwatch is available in Carlyle series and Julianna series. The Carlyle series can be purchased in Smoke (steel), Black (silicone) and Dark Brown (leather) straps while Julianna models can be picked up in Rose Gold (steel), Blush (leather) and Black (silicone) variants. All models are compatible with 22mm watch straps.
Fossil Gen 5 is currently available on Amazon India for an asking price of Rs 22,995.
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