After making his US debut in October 2020, Fossil Gen 5E has been launched in India. Fossil Gen 5E smartwatch comes with Wear OS. The Gen 5E is a toned-down Fossil Gen 5 variant that was released in November 2019 in India. Thus, It will join the already existing Fossil Gen 5 in the family.
The Gen 5E smart watch comes with a slightly changed and improved design and a couple of feature cuts. The new smartwatch runs on older Qualcomm Snapdragon 3100 SoC and includes an AMOLED display. The smartwatch offer features like quick charge, 3ATM water resistance, and heart rate monitoring. Fossil Gen 5E is available in many color choices.
Fossil Gen 5E: Specifications
The Fossil Gen 5E is essentially similar to Gen 5 with some cuts and improvements in design. As per design point of view, The Fossil Gen 5E provides a single button as opposed to the three buttons seen on the Gen 5. The smartwatch allows to swipe through menus with a sole button.
Fossil Gen 5E is running on Google’s Wear OS. The smartwatch is available in 44mm and 42mm size options and all variants carry the same specifications. The Smoke Stainless Steel variant offers 5ATM water resistance while the rest of the variants feature 3ATM water resistance. The Gen 5E comes with a 1.19-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 390×390 pixels and a density of 328ppi pixels.
The smartwatch runs on Snapdragon Wear 3100 SoC. The smartwatch offers a storage option of 1GB RAM/4GB ROM. For connectivity, The smartwatch comes with Bluetooth 4.2 LE, NFC and Wi-Fi. The smartwatch comes with On-board sensors including a gyroscope, accelerometer, IR off-body, and a PPG heart sensor. A speaker and a microphone are also include in the watch.
The company claims, battery to last more than 24 hours with Extended Mode. The Gen 5E smartwatch can be charge upto 80% in 50 minutes using quick charging technology. Multiple battery modes are available, including Daily Mode, Extended Mode, Custom Mode and Time Only Mode. Also Read: MediaTek’s first 5G Modem M80 5G
Fossil Gen 5E: Features
One can track his daily stats including steps count, burned calories, heart rate, travel distance and more. Since this is a smartwatch that runs entirely on the Wear OS platform, you can even respond to your messages and pick calls, and even access google assistant. The smartwatch includes connected GPS to track the location of your workout data if it’s linked to your smartphone and more. You will also get an Always-on display and thousands of watch faces as well. Also Read: Mi Watch Lite could be launched earlier than anticipated
Fossil Gen 5E: India’s Price
The pricing for Fossil Gen 5E starts at Rs 18,490 including GST. It is available on the official website as well as Flipkart. This smart watch is available with multiple color option in men’s (44mm) and women’s (42mm) size. The smartwatch is available in Gold, Grey, Black, Brown, Pink strap options. However, you can buy additional straps separately. These smartwatch straps are available in multiple color options including Silicone, Stainless Steel, Leather, and Stainless Steel Mesh strap options.