Fossil Gen 5 Calyle Specifications, Features and Price
- Release date:: August, 2019
- Display:: 1.28 inch, AMOLED, Touchscreen
- Body:: Stainless steel, Stainless steel
- Battery Life:: 24hrs+
- Storage:: 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM, Microphone, Loudspeaker
- Compatibility:: Android 6.0+ and iOS 10.0+
|Design:||(4.5 / 5)|
|Battery:||(3.2 / 5)|
|Fitness tracking:||(4.0 / 5)|
|Features:||(4.1 / 5)|
|Price:||(3.5 / 5)|
|Average:||(3.9 / 5)|
Fossil Gen 5 Calyle Specifications and Features – The Gen 5 Calyle is the latest smartwatch from Fossil, it’s a premium Wear OS smartwatch powered by the Snapdragon 3100 chip. It’s a full house featuring comprehensive activity tracking, 8GB onboard storage, NFC, microphone, and somewhat impressive battery life with custom modes.
The 44mm Gen 5 Calyle is a high-end smartwatch with a sophisticated design, it’s somewhat slim, and has a case made of stainless steel with 22mm interchangeable straps that are available in stainless steel/leather/ silicone. The 1.28 inch AMOLED display is very interactive and lively to watch with touchscreen support in addition to the 3 physical buttons that makes navigation effortless on this device.
The Gen 5 Calyle is fully equipped to track your active life, and also keeps you connected to all that matters to you. Performance has also been improved on this device thanks to the Snapdragon 3100 chip in addition to the 1GB RAM which certainly leaves a blazing experience. As a result of the 3100 chip, the Gen 5 features custom battery modes that allow you to adjust battery setting which sees this device last a little longer.
The Gen 5 Calyle comes with a microphone that enables voice assistant feature supported by Google Assistant and a loudspeaker that adds more productivity to Google Assistant and allows you play media files anywhere.
Fossil Gen 5 Calyle Features
- It comes with a 1.28 inches Always-on AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla glass covering the screen. Navigation is via touchscreen and 3 physical buttons.
- The case is made of stainless steel, same as the bezel. The 22mm interchangeable straps come in stainless steel and leather.
- Comes with preloaded sport modes.
- You get access to lots of apps like Google Assistant, Google Play store, Spotify and more.
- Clock features include time/date, alarm, timer and stopwatch.
- Customize the watch face from available watch faces or download watch faces from the pool of many watch faces available on the app store.
- Find my phone, control music on Smartphone and also use remote camera to take photo.
- Keeps you connected to all that matters to you, so you never get to miss important notifications. You can also reply to messages (Android only).
- Rated 3ATM (swim-proof).
- Compatible with both Android 6.0+ and iOS 12.0+ devices.
- Inbuilt microphone supports Google Assistant and with a loudspeaker, you can make and receive calls directly from the phone via Bluetooth. Thus, you can make and receive calls directly from the watch, but your phone must be nearby.
- 8GB onboard storage capacity lets you take your music and playlists with you.
- Inbuilt NFC supports Google Pay that lets you make payment directly from the watch on the go.
- Can illuminate the interior of a small dark area with the LED flashlight.
- Custom battery saver modes allow you to get over a day of battery life.
- There are lots of preloaded apps like Google Assistant, Spotify and more to choose from.
Fossil Gen 5 Calyle Fitness Tracking Features
- It comes with inbuilt GPS that allow you track your outdoor activities like routes and location which can then be viewed from the companion app.
- It can track your sleep stages with the Fossil sleep tracking app.
- Heart rate monitor tracks your heart rate so you can see your heart rate in real-time and also get to manage the intensity of your training.
- Features lots of preset sport modes.
- Tracks your steps, distance, calories and sedentary reminder.
- It is equipped with an altimeter that enable you manage and monitor elevation changes.
Fossil Gen 5 Calyle Review
Fossil Gen 5 Calyle
Fossil Gen 4 Explorist
Fossil Gen 6
44 x 44 x 12 mm
Black, Brown, Smoke
AMOLED, Full color
416 x 416 px
|Custom watch face||
3 Physical buttons, Touchscreen
Yes, Bluetooth v4.2 LE
Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
|Memory card slot|
|Third-party apps alert|
|Pulse oximeter (SpO2)||
|Heart rate monitoring|
|Incidental fall detection|
|Underwater heart rate tracking||
Non-removable Li-ion battery
Fossil Q App
Android 6.0+, iOS 10.0+
|Find my phone|
Charger, Fossil Gen 5 Calyle, Manual, Straps