Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch Review, Price and Specification

Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch Review, Price and Specification

Do you think you should invest money in this Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch or not?

No need yo worry about that. Here we will discuss the review, price, and specification of Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch which will let you know whether you should invest and buy Fossil Gen 5 watch or not?

So let’s dive in to know the features of the Fossil Gen 5 smartwatch.

Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch Review 2020

There is a request for you if you want to know whether you should buy Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch or not, then you should read this comparison once.

Fossil has a distinct strong reputation when it comes to smartwatches. And in this, the latest smartwatches The Fossil Gen 5 is amazing.

The Fossil Gen 5 is awesome but that does not mean it is perfect.

The reason for this is that the Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch has some fine features missing.

But if you are comfortable, then Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch is the right choice for Android users.

Colors Availability : Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch is available in different colors. By the way, you can also buy a brown leather strap version or stainless steel strap version at the same price of Fossil Gen 5 Carlyle HR with a black silicone strap.

Suitability : By the way, the Fossil Gen 5 Carlyle HR smartwatch is designed keeping in mind the male group. But Julianna HR appearance is attractive feminine.

Display : The circular display of the Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch is 44mm large.

So the person who has small wrists will find this Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch very big in their hands.

On the other hand, due to the large display, you can see and operate the display very comfortably.

The Display of Fossil Gen 5 is attractive and eye-catching.

As far as the resolution is concerned, 1.28 inches with a resolution of 416 x 416. 328ppi is the pixel density.

Silicone Strap : I do not like the black Silicone strap in the Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch. I feel average.

However, Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch is doing well. But the leather or stainless steel strap version has the same price which is creating doubt in my mind.

3 – Buttons : The Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch has 3 buttons on the side.

This is a big button in the center of the smartwatch. With the help of which you can scroll easily.

Shortcut Functions : Apart from this, the Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch has both sides 2 more buttons which you can use as a shortcut.

In which a shortcut button will directly take you to the Fossil application. And the second button will take you to the category settings of Fossil Smartwatch.

But I suggest that you change those shortcuts to have some useful options like Google fit or Google pay.

Third-Party Application : This Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch is wearing an os device that’s why fortunately you can download third-party applications if u want.

Optical Heart Rate Monitor : There is an optical heart rate monitor on the backside of the Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch. Well it is not noticeable in use. It doubles for the magnetic charging puck.

Circular Face : Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch has a fully circular watch face having a 1.28-inch AMOLED display.

For Small wrist : This smartwatch seems small on the wrist. It does not sound good at all. It feels heavy too. Although the weight is less than 100g small wrist feels heavy.

Appearance : The looks of the Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch are little enhanced.

It is very easy to switch between watch faces.

Switched to different options : You need to press and then hold to the Smartwatch face to switch on different options.

Heavy Display Options : If you talk about Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch, then there are many options.

You will also find a mixture of heavy display in the display.

If you do not like any of the options, then you can also download other options.

Music : As far as music is concerned, you can hear or play the music through the watch’s speaker.

But I don’t think anyone would like to hear that.

Battery Capacity : Now jump to the battery capacity, we can say that it’s better than the average Wear OS watch.

As per my experience if you go for 3 miles run with a heart rate monitor and GPS then you lost aboy10%.

Custom Battery Mode : Let’s go on 3 Custom Battery Mode One is Daily Mode. Second is Extended Battery Mode and the third is Custom Mode.

Let me tell you Custom Mode is my favorite…

Daily Mode : Ok so in daily mode, The battery of your smartwatch will be down more quickly.

Because in the daily mode you keep every feature turned on like Location, NFC, speaker everything.

Extended Battery Mode : Now we jump on Extended battery mode, you can go for Bluetooth to turn on and off, you can also disconnect your smartwatch from the phone when you go for bed.

That means when you are sleeping your Smartwatch’s battery is not wasting.

Custom Mode : Now jump to my favorite mode Custom Mode.

You can turn on and turn off anything you want. If I am talking about me, I turned off the always-on display and NFC.

NFC for contactless payment : You will get NFC for Google Pay contactless payment in this Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch.

Hardware Performance: As far as the Hardware and Performance is concerned, You will find the points shown below in this Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch:

GPS
1GB RAM
8GB Onboard Storage
Sensor: Heart Rate
Custom Battery Mode
3 ATM
Bluetooth / Wi-Fi

ROM : Work out at home? The portion of ROM is positive news for those who like or willing to work out at home.

3ATM : Also happy to see 3ATM water-resistant with accelerometer and a gyroscope

Price : Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch price in India is RS 22995.

You can also read Oppo smartwatch Vs Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch

Pros
  • Battery Capacity: Giving 3 modes including a custom mode.
  • Easy to use: Due to the speed level it is very easy to use
  • Display: Due to the large display it is again easy to operate.
Cons
  • For Small wrist: This smartwatch seems small on the wrist. It does not sound good at all. Not attractive for the thin wrist.
  • Speaker: It is not so good.
  • Missing ECG: ECG feature is missing in Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch

FAQ on Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch Review, Price and Specification

Is the Fossil Gen 5 worth it?

Yes. It is worth your money and your time also. Simple and Sober. You can go for Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch.

Can Fossil Gen 5 answer calls?

Yes. You can answer calls through your watch. You have 2 options also. Microphone and speaker.

Can you text from the fossil smartwatch?

Definitely. Even you can send text messages when connected to WiFi.

Does Fossil Gen 5 have wireless charging?

Here you get magnetic charging disc. Let me tell you one thing the magnets are so effective to charge quickly. Not using wireless charging technology

Does Fossil Gen 5 have GPS?

Yes. GPS is available in Fossil Gen 5 smartwatch.

Conclusion on Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch Review, Price and Specification

Hardware point of view, Wear OS requires some major revamp. The software has useful, but the basic functions and battery life of the watches haven’t so significant and not improved in at least up to three years.

Still if you are comfortable and you don’t have any problem spending nearly 22995 Rs. to get a touchscreen smartwatch that hugs with your Android phone then it’s ok.

In the end, it depends on you. According to you, if there are any features present in this Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch, then no doubt is present.

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