The previous two years have helped to enhance Put on OS a good bit, however the perfect is but to return with the Snapdragon Put on 4100 collection processors coming quickly. Now, at CES 2021, Fossil is unveiling two new Gen 5 sensible watches that don’t deliver that new chip however, as an alternative, add LTE assist.
Launching this spring, the Fossil Gen 5 LTE will are available in two totally different variants: one in black, the opposite in rose gold. Each have basically the identical design. That design is barely up to date from the usual Gen 5 look with slimmer buttons however with the identical charging methodology, 1.3-inch show, and 45mm case dimension. There are three buttons as traditional: a rotating crown and two shortcut buttons.
Beneath the hood, the Fossil Gen 5 LTE collection affords up a Snapdragon Put on 3100 chipset. With the 4100 now accessible, that’s actually a bit disappointing, nevertheless it does nonetheless include 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage, which implies efficiency ought to at the least be respectable. NFC, GPS, a speaker, and 3ATM water resistance are additionally on board. Fossil additionally claims 24 hours of battery life as effectively.
So far as the LTE itself goes, these watches are suitable with Verizon within the US and could be arrange utterly via the Put on OS app, a function that Google introduced last year.
Pricing for Fossil Gen 5 LTE lands at $349 — a mere $50 premium over the common model.
At CES 2021, Fossil can also be introducing a Gen 5E version of Michael Kors Entry and MKGO Put on OS watches that begins at $250. There’s additionally a brand new Hybrid HR watch designed by Skagen within the Jorn, which can launch for $195.
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