Fossil Gen 5e is a stylish and elegant smartwatch from one of the biggest names on the Wear OS platform. It’s a fine smartwatch equipped with decent features and a more compact design as it comes in two sizes 42mm and 44mm. It can track your daily activities, help you manage notifications, and stay updated. This smartwatch doesn’t succeed Gen 5, rather it’s a lower-end model priced cheaper.
The Gen 5e looks attractive, charming, and durably built. It has a case made of stainless steel as well as the straps which are also made of stainless steel. Although, the straps also come in silicone and leather, and can be changed with 18mm or 22mm in width straps for the 42mm and 44mm respectively. The Gen 5E is available in a variety of colors; rose-gold, gold/silver two-tone, gold with gold mesh straps, black with a silicone band, and black with a metal band.
AMOLED powers the 1.28 inches display of the watch with a high 416 x 416 pixels resolution resulting in a rich and interactive display. Accessibility is through a single rotating crown button and the touch-sensitive screen.
Going further, Gen 5e is equipped to track your daily activities such as heart rate, sleep, calories, steps, and distance. It lacks inbuilt GPS, but can connect to your phone GPS to enable tracking for outdoor activities. This means that you’ll have to carry your phone along every time you intend to track outdoor activities.
It also has support for music storage with 4GB storage capacity, about 2GB is available for use. This smartwatch also has a loudspeaker and microphone that allows you to make and receive calls via Bluetooth calls.
Fossil Gen 5e Features
- 1.28 inch AMOLED display, touchscreen with 1 physical buttons.
- Clock, setup alarm, reminders, tell the weather and more.
- Customise the watchface, choose from the many availble watchfaces on Playstore.
- Find your phone, control music on your phone or control camera on phone.
- 22mm interchangeable straps.
- 4GB storage capacity that allows you to store and play your favorite tracks on the watch as well stream music from popular services.
- Comes with microphone that enables Google Assistant, and allows you to carryout simple tasks simply with your voice.
- Make and recieve calls directly from the watch via Bluetooth connection to your phone.
- Waterproof, rated 3ATM (which means 30 meters waterproof).
- Tracks your heart rate, calories, steps, distance, floors climbed, and more.
- With connected GPS, it enables you to track outdoor activities such as locations, routes and pace.
- Google Pay allows you to make payment directly from the watch.
- About a day battery life, and about 2 days with battery manager features.