Fossil is no stranger to the smartwatch game, and the latest entry hopes to seduce you with new size options and a reduced price. The Fossil Gen 5E retains the best features of the Gen 5 from last year, adding a new 42mm size option, and lowering the price from $ 295 to $ 249.
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With these omissions aside, you still get a 1.19-inch OLED display, sleep tracking, battery saving and fitness features, and the latest version of Wear OS. Some of these features have only recently reached the original Gen 5.
And unlike the Gen 5, the Gen 5E is available in sizes 42 mm and 44 mm. Both are the same screen size, but you get smaller 42mm frames.
Unfortunately, the two generations of watches have another feature in common – the processor. The Fossil Gen 5E keeps the same previous generation Wear 3100 processor instead of switching to the newer Wear 4100 processor. The Gen 5E also comes with 1 GB of RAM and a 3,000 mAh battery.
You can pre-order the watch today and it will be delivered “shortly before” November 3rd, 2020.