Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch with Wear OS launched in India at Rs. 22,995
Fossil unveiled the Generation 5 of its Wear OS-based smartwatch back in August. A few months later, the American brand has brought the phone onto the Indian market. It runs on a Snapdragon 3100 chip and boasts a multi-day battery life, a speaker, 2x storage and more.
Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch features
The new Gen 5 sports a 1.3-inch AMOLED touchscreen panel with a Sunlight boost option for better legibility outdoors. It comes with a 44mm case and the strap is 22mm in length.
Under the hood, it ticks on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform with Google’s Wear OS on top. The internals also comprises of 8GB of storage and 1GB of RAM. It is compatible with Android 4.4 (excluding Go edition) and iOS 10.
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The key highlight is its battery capacity that claims to endure for several days. You get to choose between four presets – Extended battery mode, Daily mode, Custom mode, and Time-only mode. It supports fast charging too.
Fossil has stowed in features such as Google Assistant, heart rate tracking, untethered GPS, NFC for Google Pay. There are several 3rd party apps preloaded like Cardiogram, Spotify, Noonlight, and Nike Run Club.
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Fossil Gen 5 Pricing and Availability
“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 and as a direct outcome, we bring to you the Gen5, which offers an added speaker functionality along with our first-ever proprietary apps that extend battery life and greater iPhone compatibility,” said Johnson Verghese, VP and MD Fossil, India.