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You can now get your hands on Fossil’s new Gen 5E smartwatches in India

Fossil's latest lineup of Wear OS smartwatches, the Fossil Gen 5E, is finally available for purchase in India. First unveiled back in October last year, the new smartwatches offer almost all the features that you get with the premium Gen 5 lineup but at a more affordable price. Fossil Gen 5E: Specifications Specification Fossil Gen 5E Dimensions 44mm 22mm...

Skagen’s new hybrid smartwatch has an always-on e-ink display

Skagen's Falster 3 smartwatch from last year is easily among the best WearOS-powered smartwatches that you can buy today. However, priced at around $300, the smartwatch isn't the best option for the budget-conscious. This is why Skagen has now unveiled a new hybrid smartwatch, called the Jorn Hybrid HR, which offers most of the crucial...

Fossil’s Gen 5 LTE smartwatch goes official starting at $349

Last month, we caught wind of Fossil's plan to launch its first LTE-enabled smartwatch. Documents submitted to the FCC revealed few details about the smartwatch, so it wasn't clear if Fossil Group was planning on launching a new lineup or a new entry to its existing Gen 5 line. Today, we have an answer. The...

Fossil reportedly working on new smartwatch with LTE

It’s been over a year since Fossil introduced its Gen 5 smartwatches. You’d think the company would be gearing up to introduce a follow-up to the wearable, but we may see a minor update to the Gen 5 instead. FCC docs suggest Fossil may soon introduce a new smartwatch with cellular connectivity. If true, it...

Fossil Group smartwatches are starting to get Google’s Wear OS H-MR2 update

In September, Google began rolling out the new Wear OS H-MR2 update, which includes a number of performance and battery improvements. That update is now rolling out to those who own a Fossil Group smartwatch — a nice end-of-year surprise for anyone planning on using their wearable for a New Year’s resolution. A comprehensive list of...

Fossil Gen 5E are new Wear OS smartwatches with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 3100

Fossil on Monday introduced the Gen 5E series, a lineup of new Wear OS smartwatches that start at just $249. The new wearables are essentially paired-down versions of last year’s Gen 5 series, and come in two different sizes and a variety of colors. The Fossil Gen 5E is available in a new 42mm size with...

[Update: Rolling out] Fossil Gen 5 smartwatches will soon get sleep tracking and VO2 monitoring

Fossil Gen 5 smartwatch owners are in for a treat as their year-old smartwatches will soon be getting a host of new features via a software update. The update, which is scheduled to roll out on August 19th, includes a new sleep tracking feature, VO2 max monitoring, and more. According to a recent report from Droid-Life,...

Skagen’s Falster 3 smartwatch sports a trendy design, the Snapdragon Wear 3100, and 1GB RAM

Wear OS may not be a super popular smartwatch platform, but it does have some big names behind it. One of the brands that is most responsible for pumping out solid Wear OS smartwatches is Fossil. Skagen is a subsidiary of Fossil, and the Skagen brand has also been behind some very nice looking smartwatches....

[Update: Launched in India] Fossil Hybrid HR smartwatch with an analog dial and always-on display launched for $195

While Fossil is primarily known for making traditional watches, the company has been releasing some really compelling smartwatches over the last couple of years. Even though some of Fossil's smartwatches prioritize fashion over tech, their Sport smartwatch from last year was one of the first to feature Qualcomm's Snapdragon Wear 3100 chip. Over the last...

Modded Fossil Smartwatches app extends notification support to many more apps on Fossil Hybrid HR

The Fossil Hybrid HR is one of the most interesting smartwatches around. Rather than opt for a full-blown smartwatch on the Android Wear platform, the Hybrid HR opts for a traditional watch dial and physical watch hands, on top of a low-powered monochromatic always-on display. This allows the watch to stay a watch at all...

Fossil’s Gen 5 smartwatches have the Snapdragon Wear 3100, 1GB RAM, speakers, and much more

Hot on the trails of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 2, Fossil has announced their newest Wear OS series. The Fossil Gen 5 smartwatches feature Qualcomm's latest wearable chipset, 1GB of RAM, speakers, and improved battery life. Gen 5 is available in two body styles of the same size with a variety of watch band options...