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Fossil Gen5 LTE Smartwatch: Features and price

The new smartwatch (Fossil Gen5 LTE) boasts new cellular call and text abilities for Verizon users with Android phones on Fossil’s heralded fifth-generation smartwatch.

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Fossil brand announces the newest addition to wearables assortment: the Gen 5 LTE Touchscreen Smartwatch. 

The watch is enabled with 4G cellular connectivity powered by Verizon, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform and Wear OS by GoogleTM, Android phone users can stay more connected with texting and calling abilities without needing their phone. 

As the newest iteration of Fossil’s latest touchscreen smartwatch, users will also enjoy software updates from Wear OS by Google and Fossil Group, speaker functionality, smart battery modes, 8GB of storage, and the performance and capabilities of the Qualcomm® Snapdragon WearTM 3100 platform. 

The new smartwatch is launching first in the US and specifically designed for Android phone users with eligible Verizon service.

Fossil Gen5 LTE Smartwatch Features:

Top features from Fossil’s fifth-generation smartwatch, including:

Swimproof Speaker

Users can enjoy audible functionality, calls, and hear responses from Google Assistant — when you ask a question or tell it to perform an action, you can hear Google speak back to you. With the inclusion of the swimproof Speaker, users have the ability to take calls on their smartwatch, and now, Verizon-equipped Android customers can do this phone free via LTE.

Functions include:

- Sound alerts for notifications, alarms, timers, etc.

- Hear responses from Google Assistant

- Play music from top audio services

- Answer calls directly from watch

Added Storage.

Users can download and enjoy more apps, music and content with an extensive 8 GB of storage for better performance and faster speed. Impressive storage allows for consistently used third-party apps, such as heart health-focused Cardiogram and audio streaming subscription service Spotify.

Smart Battery Modes:

The Fossil Group-developed battery modes offer four battery pre-sets, putting the user in control and allowing for extended battery life. The proprietary experience offers an ‘Extended Battery Mode’ where users can extend to multiple days on a single charge while still enjoying essential features like notifications and heart rate. 

‘Daily Mode’ allows users to experience most features enabled, such as an always-on screen. 

‘Custom Mode’ allows users to easily manage battery optimization settings all in one place, where ‘Time-Only Mode’ gives users additional hours when the watch has a low battery or if they choose to use the smartwatch to only tell time.

Features include:

- Stainless steel case, topring, and pushers

- 45 mm case size

- Stunning 1.3’’ touchscreen digital display

- Swimproof (up to 3 ATM)

- 24+ hours battery life (based on usage) + multiple days in extended battery mode

- Interchangeable straps and bracelets

- Qualcomm® Snapdragon WearTM 3100 Platform

- Sensors: Heart Rate, NFC, GPS, Altimeter, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Ambient Light, Microphone, Speaker

- Powered with Wear OS by Google

- 8GB storage and 1GB RAM of memory

- Connect via Bluetooth® technology

- Wireless syncing + magnetic charging.

Fossil Gen5 LTE Smartwatch price: Will be updated.

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