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Featured in this comparison chart are the Apple Watch Series 5 and Fossil Gen 5 – Two of the best smartwatches on the market right now. While the Watch 5 is only compatible with iOS devices, the Gen 5 being a Wear OS smartwatch with the 3100 chip under the hood is one of the best smartwatches that works well with Android with nice support for iOS devices. These two are sturdily built, fitness-focused and loaded with lots of other features that makes each of these a comprehensive smartwatch, compare the specs and features of the Apple Watch Series 5 vs Fossil Gen 5 to find out the differences.

Apple Watch Series 5 vs Fossil Gen 5: Specifications Compared

 
 
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Apple watch series 5 (44mm) specs

Apple Watch Series 5 (44mm) (GPS) Specifications, Features and Price

Fossil Gen 5 Calyle Specs

Fossil Gen 5 Calyle Specifications, Features and Price

Price $429.00 $379.00 $295.00 $207.46
ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE
Device name (GPS), Apple Watch Series 5 Fossil Gen 5 Calyle
Device type Fitness/Sport smartwatch Fitness/Classic smartwatch
Gender Unisex Men
Release date September, 2019 August, 2019
Predecessor Apple Watch Series 4 Fossil Gen 4 Explorist
Successor
Versions Apple Watch Hermès, Apple Watch Nike+
BODY BODY BODY
Dimension 44 x 38 x 10.7 mm 44 x 44 x 12 mm
Weight 36.1g (GPS)
Shape Rectangular Circular
Case material Aluminum Stainless steel
Strap material Elastomer Stainless steel
Bezel material Bezeless, Sapphire glass Stainless steel
Strap size 24mm 22 mm
Screen protection Sapphire glass Corning Gorilla Glass
Water resistance Yes, 5ATM 3ATM
Durability test
Swim-proof Yes Yes
Color Gold, Gray, Silver Black, Brown, Smoke
DISPLAY DISPLAY DISPLAY
Display size 1.78 inch 1.28 inch
Display type 1000nit, OLED AMOLED, Full color
Display resolution 448 x 368 pixels 416 x 416 px
Pixel density
Always on Yes Yes
Custom watch face Yes Yes
Input type 1 Physical button, Digital crown, Touchscreen 3 Physical buttons, Touchscreen
CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY
Bluetooth Bluetooth v5.0 Yes, Bluetooth v4.2 LE
Bluetooth calling Yes Yes
GPS GLONASS, GPS Yes
NFC Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
MEMORY MEMORY MEMORY
RAM 0.768GB 1GB
ROM 32GB 8GB
Memory card slot No No
CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY
Technology None None
SIM type None
Band
NOTIFICATIONS NOTIFICATIONS NOTIFICATIONS
SMS alert Yes Yes
Calls alert Yes Yes
Email alert Yes Yes
Event reminder Yes Yes
Third-party apps alert Yes Yes
MEDIA MEDIA MEDIA
Audio mp3/mp4 mp3/mp4
Bluetooth music Yes Yes
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
Microphone Yes Yes
Camera No No
Radio No No
SENSORS SENSORS SENSORS
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Altimeter Yes Yes
Ambient light Yes Yes
Barometer Yes No
Compass Yes Yes
ECG Yes No
Gyroscope Yes Yes
HRM Yes Yes
Pulse oximeter No No
Thermometer App, No No
Other sensors
ACTIVITY TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKING
Blood oxygen No No
Blood Pressure No No
Calories Yes Yes
Distance Yes Yes
ECG tracking Yes No
Fitness Level Yes
Heart rate monitoring Yes Yes
Sleep tracking (Third-party app), Yes Yes
Steps Yes Yes
Stress Yes Yes
Incidental fall detection No No
Menstrual cycle Yes No
VO2 Max Yes
Swim-tracking Yes Yes
Swim-heart tracking No No
On-screen workout No No
Sport modes Yes Yes
BATTERY BATTERY BATTERY
Battery type Non-removable Li-ion battery Non-removable Li-ion battery
Battery capacity 310mAh
Battery life Regular: up to 18hrs Regular: 24hrs+
Charging type Charging dock Charging dock
Charging time 1-2 hours 1-2 hours
Solar power No No
PLATFORM PLATFORM PLATFORM
Chipset Apple S5 chip (64bits) Snapdragon 3100
CPU Dual core
GPU
Operating system WatchOS 6 Wear OS
MISC MISC MISC
Companion app Apple Watch App Fossil Q App
Compatibility iOS 12.0+ Android 6.0+, iOS 10.0+
Payment system Apple Pay Google Pay
Interchangeable strap 24mm, Yes 22 mm, Yes
Voice command Yes, Siri Yes, Google Assistant
Find my phone Yes Yes
Box content Apple Watch Series 5, Charger, Manual, Straps Charger, Fossil Gen 5 Calyle, Manual, Straps
Price $429.00 $379.00 $295.00 $207.46

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