Last October, the new Fossil watch was presented, one of Europe’s most popular Wear OS brands. The brand gives us its first smartwatch of this year, the Fossil Gen 5 LTE. This brand new smartwatch uses Wear OS as the operating system, as usual in the company, in addition, it comes with 4G this time.
In terms of design, this new Fossil Gen 5 LTE is identical to the model that the firm presented last fall. This is a balanced watch, with good specs in this market segment, and it will be a popular choice.
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Features Fossil Gen 5 LTE
- Technology: AMOLED.
- Size: 1.28 inch.
- Resolution: 416 x 416 pixels.
- Processor: Snapdragon Wear 3100.
- RAM: 1 GB.
- Internal storage: 8 GB.
- Connectivity: 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, WiFi, NFC, GPS.
- Sensors: Altimeter, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Heart rate.
- 24 hours of autonomy.
- Quick charge.
- Magnetic charge.
- Android 6 or higher.
- iOS 12 or higher.
- Different battery modes.
- Music control from the watch.
- Water resistance 5 ATM.
- Operating system: Wear OS.
Now with 4G LTE
This new Fossil Gen 5 LTE features a 1.28 inch AMOLED display, with a rounded design, similar to the brand’s previous devices. It has a central button with a rotating crown, as well as two secondary buttons that can be programmed. The processor selected this time is the Snapdragon Wear 3100, a classic of this type of device. With this processor we find 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of storage.
In terms of connectivity, the watch comes with NFC for mobile payments, just like the watch shown in October. The big news in this case is the use of 4G LTE, which will allow this smartwatch to be used independently of the phone. This will allow more flexible use of it for many users.
The battery of this Fossil Gen 5 LTE will offer a battery life of up to two days. It comes with fast charging and magnetic charging, which allows charge 80% of the battery in about 50 minutes of time. The watch is water and dust resistant and can be submerged up to 5 ATM in water.
Price and availability
The new Fossil Gen 5 LTE is available in the United States, where it can be pre-ordered now. Nothing is known about its release date in Europe at the moment. This watch is launched for $ 349, about 285 dollars to change.
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