Fossil has launched its new Gen 5 smartwatch in India, before Amazon’s Great Indian Festival. The smartwatch teaser was posted on Amazon India with the launch date of 29th September, but the company decided to introduce it before the scheduled time. In India, the price for this Wear OS watch has set to Rs. 22,995. It offers a better battery life than its predecessor, thanks to its Snapdragon 3100 chipset, which promises 36 hours of battery life. The wearable comes with Daily Mode, Extended Mode & Custom Mode features to extend the battery life.
The circular watch is 44mm in size 12mm in thickness. The built-in speaker is the new addition to the watch over its previous watches that allows users to answer calls right from the watch and hear the incoming notifications. Fossil Gen 5 is the Wear OS smartwatch so Google Assistant, Google Fit & Google Pay apps have pre-installed. Like the Movado watch, Gen 5 upgraded with 8GB internal storage & 1GB of Ram. You can use additional storage space to store offline music and the gigs of RAM will run your smartwatch smooth in many tasks.
Sensors include altimeter, accelerometer, gyroscope, NFC, GPS, heart rate & ambient light sensor. It is swim-proof up to 30 meters. The Fossil Gen 5 is only available in 44mm size and you can customize it with different straps and watch faces. The smartwatch is now available to purchase from Amazon.in in India with the Rs. 22,995 price tag.
Madhav Biradar started his career in technology back in 2011, where he covered mobile & gaming articles. He is an enthusiast in smartphone & wearable gadgets. In his free time, he likes to read about new tech gadgets and watch movies.