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Fossil Gen 5 LTE goes official with the same specs as the regular model


At CES 2021, Fossil has announced its first LTE-enabled Wear OS smartwatch in the form of Fossil Gen 5 LTE. But unfortunately, it only supports Verizon Wireless in the US. Also, this could be the same watch that was recently spotted on FCC and was thought to be Fossil Gen 6.

Fossil Gen 5 LTE Featured

The new Fossil Gen 5 LTE does not bring any new features apart from LTE connectivity. It is powered by the same old Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 chipset paired with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage.

It sports a 1.28-inch circular AMOLED display with a resolution of 416 x 416 pixels and 328 ppi. The watch comes with a rotating home button and two additional customizable push buttons. It includes all the necessary sensors such as accelerometer, altimeter, compass, gyroscope, off-body IR, and PPG heart rate sensor.


For connectivity, other than 4G, it also supports WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, and NFC. Other features include a loudspeaker, microphone, 5ATM water resistance, and magnetic charging.

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Fossil Gen 5 LTE Black Featured

Fossil Gen 5 LTE Pink Featured

As for software, the wearable runs Google

Wear OS and is compatible with Android 6.0+ and iOS 12.0+ smartphones. Last but not least, it comes in two colors (Black, Pink) and is priced at $349 ($50 more than the regular model). It is already up for pre-order on Fossil’s official website and will start shipping around January 20.
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