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Fossil Gen 5E with a 1.19-inch AMOLED display, WearOS launched in India


Fossil‘s latest Android Wear OS smartwatch dubbed Fossil Gen 5E was first launched in the US in October last year. The company has now unveiled the product for the Indian market.

The watch is a trimmed down version of the Gen 5 smartwatch that was launched last year. This model comes with cheaper pricing than its predecessor. However, it shares several features with the Gen 5 including features such as fitness tracking, sleep tracking, heart rate monitoring, etc.

The Fossil Gen 5E smartwatch is offered in two sizes – 42mm and 44mm. Both versions feature a 1.19-inch OLED display. The watch is powered by the older Snapdragon Wear 3100 which has been replaced with the Wear 4100 by Qualcomm this year.

The processor is paired with 1GB of RAM and there is 4GB of internal storage onboard. Providing the power is a 300mAh battery. The watch also comes with NFC and has 3ATM water resistance property.Fossil Gen 5E

Furthermore, the Watch 5E also crams a speaker and microphone inside which makes it suitable for users to make and answer calls straight from the watch. The watch can also be used to trigger the voice assistant onboard the connected smartphone. One feature that is lacking on this model is standalone GPS. In order to access your location, the watch needs to be connected to a smartphone. There is also no ambient light sensor, altimeter, or compass onboard this model.Fossil Gen 5E


As for the pricing and availability, the Fossil Gen 5E is available on Flipkart and is priced at Rs. 18,495 (~$253). The smartwatch comes in Black Silicone, Brown Leather, Black Stainless Steel, Two-tone Stainless Steel, Rose Gold-Tone Stainless Steel/Mesh, and Blush Silicone versions.



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