A smartwatch could be just what you need to make it through a pandemic lockdown. It can track your fitness to help you battle the bulge you grew while sheltering inside and can also take phone calls, receive notifications, etc., while you work from home. Helping with that, the Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch has been discounted 27%.
This smartwatch is powered by Wear OS by Google and works with both iPhones and Android phones. The speaker allows for audible alerts, and in addition to the microphone, it allows you to take phone calls. The case size is 44mm, while the band size is 22mm. The touchscreen has a 1.28″ display and a 416 x 416 resolution. It connects through Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy and Wi-Fi and has a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 processor.
8GB of storage and 1G RAM memory capacity allow you to download third-party apps. Heart rate and activity tracking using Google Fit are built in, as is GPS for distance tracking. The 3ATM design makes it swim-proof as well. The Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch also allows you to use Google Pay while in the checkout line.
The smartwatch can charge up to 80% with the included magnetic USB rapid charger in under an hour, and you can extend the battery life for multiple days with new, smart-battery models.
The Smoke-colored smartwatch is available for $215.80, while other colors of the watch and different band types are available at a higher price.
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