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Fossil Gen 5 Calyle Specifications, Features and Price

$179.00

  • 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+

EDITOR’S RATING

Design:4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Battery:3.2 out of 5 stars (3.2 / 5)
Fitness tracking:4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Features:4.1 out of 5 stars (4.1 / 5)
Price:3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
Average:3.9 out of 5 stars (3.9 / 5)

Last updated on October 20, 2021 3:54 am
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Description

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.

Pros

  • Classy, compact and elegant design.
  • Massive music storage capacity.
  • NFC onboard supports Google Pay.
  • Inbuilt microphone and loudspeaker (make and receive calls from watch).
  • Custom battery saver modes keeps you connected longer.

Cons

  • Snapdragon 3100 is outdated and laggy.
  • Battery life is not so great.
  • Quite heavy.

Fossil Gen 5 Calyle Review

Additional information

ABOUT DEVICE

ABOUT DEVICE

Device name

Fossil Gen 5 Calyle

Device type

Gender

Release date

August, 2019

Predecessor

Fossil Gen 4 Explorist

Successor

Versions

BODY

BODY

Dimension

44 x 44 x 12 mm

Weight

Shape

Circular

Case material

Stainless steel

Strap material

Stainless steel

Bezel material

Stainless steel

Strap size

22 mm

Screen protection

Water resistance

Durability test

Swim-proof

Color

Black, Brown, Smoke

DISPLAY

DISPLAY

Display size

1.28 inch

Display type

AMOLED, Full color

Display resolution

416 x 416 px

Pixel density

326 ppi

Always on

Custom watch face

Yes

Input type

3 Physical buttons, Touchscreen

CONNECTIVITY

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth

Yes, Bluetooth v4.2 LE

Bluetooth calling

Yes

GPS

Yes

NFC

Wi-Fi

Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

MEMORY

MEMORY

RAM

ROM

Memory card slot

CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY

CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY

Technology

None

SIM type

Band

NOTIFICATIONS

NOTIFICATIONS

SMS alert

Calls alert

Email alert

Event reminder

Third-party apps alert

MEDIA

MEDIA

Audio

Bluetooth music

Loudspeaker

Microphone

Camera

Radio

SENSORS

SENSORS

Accelerometer

Altimeter

Yes

Ambient light

Barometer

Compass

ECG

Gyroscope

HRM

Pulse oximeter (SpO2)

No

Thermometer

No

Other sensors

ACTIVITY TRACKING

ACTIVITY TRACKING

Blood oxygen

Blood Pressure

Calories

Distance

ECG tracking

Heart rate monitoring

Sleep tracking

Steps

Floors climbed

Stress

Yes

Incidental fall detection

Menstrual cycle

VO2 Max

Swim-tracking

Underwater heart rate tracking

No

On-screen workout

Sport modes

Yes

BATTERY

BATTERY

Battery type

Non-removable Li-ion battery

Battery capacity

310mAh

Battery life

Regular: 24hrs+

Charging type

Charging dock

Charging time

1-2 hours

Solar power

PLATFORM

PLATFORM

Chipset

Snapdragon 3100

CPU

GPU

Operating system

Wear OS

MISC

MISC

Companion app

Fossil Q App

Compatibility

Android 6.0+, iOS 10.0+

Payment system

Interchangeable strap

,

Voice command

Find my phone

Box content

Charger, Fossil Gen 5 Calyle, Manual, Straps

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