Fossil Gen 5 vs Apple Watch Series 5 vs Fitbit Versa 2 Compared

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Featured in this comparison are three new smartwatches from some of the biggest names in the smartwatch industry, the Gen 5 from Fossil, the Watch Series 5 from Apple and the Versa 2 from Fitbit. All three outstanding smartwatch with remarkable design, lots of features and some of the best choices for keeping tab on your active life. Compare the Fossil Gen 5 vs Apple Watch Series 5 vs Fitbit Versa 2 specs and features, so you know the differences.

Fossil Gen 5 vs Apple Watch Series 5 vs Fitbit Versa 2: Specifications Compared

 
 
Product Info
Fossil Gen 5 Calyle Specs

Fossil Gen 5 Calyle Specifications, Features and Price

Apple watch series 5 (44mm) specs

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

Fitbit smartwatches

Fitbit Versa 2 Specifications, Features and Price

Price $295.00 $251.99 $429.99 $178.95
ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE
Device name Fossil Gen 5 Calyle (GPS), Apple Watch Series 5 Fitbit Versa 2
Device type Fitness/Classic smartwatch Fitness/Sport smartwatch Fitness/Sport smartwatch
Gender Men Unisex Unisex
Release date August, 2019 September, 2019 September, 2019
Predecessor Fossil Gen 4 Explorist Apple Watch Series 4 Fitbit Versa
Successor
Versions Apple Watch Hermès, Apple Watch Nike+
BODY BODY BODY BODY
Dimension 44 x 44 x 12 mm 44 x 38 x 10.7 mm 40 x 40 x 12 mm
Weight 36.1g (GPS) 40 grams
Shape Circular Rectangular Rectangular
Case material Stainless steel Aluminum Aluminum
Strap material Stainless steel Elastomer Silicone
Bezel material Stainless steel Bezeless, Sapphire glass Aluminum
Strap size 22 mm 24mm 140 – 180mm (small), 180 -220mm (big)
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass Sapphire glass Corning Gorilla Glass
Water resistance 3ATM Yes, 5ATM Yes, 5ATM
Durability test
Swim-proof Yes Yes Yes, recommended
Color Black, Brown, Smoke Gold, Gray, Silver Black, Bordeaux, Grey, Petal/copper rose, Stone/mist grey
DISPLAY DISPLAY DISPLAY DISPLAY
Display size 1.28 inch 1.78 inch 1.4 inches
Display type AMOLED, Full color 1000nit, OLED AMOLED
Display resolution 416 x 416 px 448 x 368 pixels
Pixel density
Always on Yes Yes Yes
Custom watch face Yes Yes Yes
Input type 3 Physical buttons, Touchscreen 1 Physical button, Digital crown, Touchscreen 1 Physical button, Touchscreen
CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY
Bluetooth Yes, Bluetooth v4.2 LE Bluetooth v5.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Bluetooth calling Yes Yes No
GPS Yes GLONASS, GPS No
NFC Yes Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
MEMORY MEMORY MEMORY MEMORY
RAM 1GB 0.768GB
ROM 8GB 32GB 4GB
Memory card slot No No No
CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY
Technology None None None
SIM type None None
Band
NOTIFICATIONS NOTIFICATIONS NOTIFICATIONS NOTIFICATIONS
SMS alert Yes Yes Yes
Calls alert Yes Yes Yes
Email alert Yes Yes Yes
Event reminder Yes Yes Yes
Third-party apps alert Yes Yes Yes
MEDIA MEDIA MEDIA MEDIA
Audio mp3/mp4 mp3/mp4 mp3/mp4
Bluetooth music Yes Yes Yes
Loudspeaker Yes Yes No
Microphone Yes Yes Yes
Camera No No No
Radio No No No
SENSORS SENSORS SENSORS SENSORS
Accelerometer Yes Yes Yes
Altimeter Yes Yes Yes
Ambient light Yes Yes Yes
Barometer No Yes
Compass No Yes No
ECG No Yes No
Gyroscope Yes Yes
HRM Yes Yes Yes
Pulse oximeter No No Yes
Thermometer No App, No No
Other sensors Vibration motor
ACTIVITY TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKING
Blood oxygen No No Yes
Blood Pressure No No No
Calories Yes Yes Yes
Distance Yes Yes Yes
ECG tracking No Yes No
Fitness Level Yes Yes
Heart rate monitoring Yes Yes Yes
Sleep tracking Yes (Third-party app), Yes Yes
Steps Yes Yes Yes
Stress Yes Yes Yes
Incidental fall detection No No No
Menstrual cycle No Yes Yes
VO2 Max Yes Yes
Swim-tracking Yes Yes Yes
Swim-heart tracking No No No
On-screen workout No No Yes
Sport modes Yes Yes 15
BATTERY BATTERY BATTERY BATTERY
Battery type Non-removable Li-ion battery Non-removable Li-ion battery non-removable Lithium-polymer
Battery capacity 310mAh
Battery life Regular: 24hrs+ Regular: up to 18hrs Regular: 5 days+, Standby: 8 days+
Charging type Charging dock Charging dock Charging dock
Charging time 1-2 hours 1-2 hours 2hrs
Solar power No No No
PLATFORM PLATFORM PLATFORM PLATFORM
Chipset Snapdragon 3100 Apple S5 chip (64bits)
CPU Dual core
GPU
Operating system Wear OS WatchOS 6 Fitbit OS
MISC MISC MISC MISC
Companion app Fossil Q App Apple Watch App Fitbit App
Compatibility Android 6.0+, iOS 10.0+ iOS 12.0+ Android, iOS
Payment system Google Pay Apple Pay Fitbit Pay
Interchangeable strap 22 mm, Yes 24mm, Yes Yes
Voice command Yes, Google Assistant Yes, Siri Yes, Alexa
Find my phone Yes Yes Yes
Box content Charger, Fossil Gen 5 Calyle, Manual, Straps Apple Watch Series 5, Charger, Manual, Straps Charger, Fitbit Versa 2, Manual, Straps
Price $295.00 $251.99 $429.99 $178.95

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