Fossil launches affordable Gen 5E smartwatches

The Gen 5E smartwatch can be worn by both men and women. It comes in four 42mm and three 44mm dial sizes

Fossil has unveiled a new affordable range of smartwatches called the Gen 5E. The new smartwatches are easier on the pocket and come in different sizes. With the Gen 5E series, Fossil has introduced a new 42mm dial size along with the 44mm dial size. The smartwatch will be available for $249 in the United States. Fossil has not revealed whether it plans to launch the smartwatch in other markets as well.

The Gen 5E smartwatch can be worn by both men and women. It comes in four 42mm and three 44mm dial sizes. It also comes in interesting color options ranging from Rose Gold to the classic black, that would perfectly compliment your outfit. So let us have a look at some of the key specifications of the Gen 5E smartwatches.

Gen 5E smartwatch specifications and features

The Gen SE comes in two different dial sizes. The 42mm smartwatch features a 1.19-inch round AMOLED display with a resolution of 390 x 390p and 328ppi. Inside the smallish dial, there is a 300mAh battery that runs the show. Coming to the processor, the Gen SE is powered by Google's WearOS with Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 OS. It is paired with 1GB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage.

Moving to the design, the 42mm dial comes in stainless steel and has gold finish. Attached to it, is an 18mm wrist strap. Users can choose from a wide range of bands including the stainless steel bracelet, a silicone strap, and a mesh band. The 44mm case size comes with a 22mm wrist strap. However, in this particular dial size, you get either a stainless steel bracelet or a leather strap.

In terms of connectivity, the Fossil smartwatch comes with Bluetooth 4.2 LE, NFC, and WiFi support. It also has sensors including the accelerometer, PPG heart rate sensor, and more. The Gen 5E has been rated 5 ATM water resistance.