Fossil Gen 5 Calyle Specs

Fossil Gen 5 Calyle Specifications, Features and Price

$295.00

  • 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 June 23, 2020 6:44 pm
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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

  • 1.28 inch AMOLED display, touchscreen with 3 physical buttons.
  • Preloaded sport modes.
  • 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 remote camera control.
  • Keeps you connected to all that matters to you, so you never get to miss important updates.
  • Rated 3ATM (swim-proof).
  • 22mm interchangeable straps.
  • Compatible with both Android 6.0+ and iOS 10.0+ devices.
  • Inbuilt microphone supports Google Assistant and loudspeaker.
  • 8GB onboard storage capacity lets you take your music with you.
  • Inbuilt NFC supports Google Pay that lets you make payment directly from the watch on the go.
  • Illuminates the interior of a small area with the LED flashlight.
  • Create custom sport modes.
Fossil Gen 5 Calyle Fitness Tracking Features
  • Inbuilt GPS enables you to track outdoor activities, so you can see your pace in real-time, location and routes.
  • Features breathing session that can help return you back to calm simply by following the visual instructions.
  • Tracks your sleep stages.
  • Heart rate monitor tracks your heart rate so you can manage the intensity of your training.
  • Tracks your steps, distance, calories and sedentary reminder.

Pros

  • A premium smartwatch with a classy and elegant design.
  • Comprehensive activity tracker.
  • Swim-proof.
  • Onboard 8GB storage capacity.
  • NFC onboard supports Google Pay.
  • Inbuilt microphone and loudspeaker.
  • Snapdragon 3100 chip with 1GB RAM improves performance significantly.
  • Custom battery modes.

Cons

  • Quite heavy.

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Fossil Gen 5 Calyle Review

Additional information

ABOUT DEVICE

ABOUT DEVICE

Device name

Fossil Gen 5 Calyle

Device type

Fitness/Classic smartwatch

Gender

Men

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

Corning Gorilla Glass

Water resistance

3ATM

Durability test

Swim-proof

Yes

Color

Black, Brown, Smoke

DISPLAY

DISPLAY

Display size

1.28 inch

Display type

AMOLED, Full color

Display resolution

416 x 416 px

Pixel density

Always on

Yes

Custom watch face

Yes

Input type

3 Physical buttons, Touchscreen

CONNECTIVITY

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth

Yes, Bluetooth v4.2 LE

Bluetooth calling

Yes

GPS

Yes

NFC

Yes

Wi-Fi

Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

MEMORY

MEMORY

RAM

1GB

ROM

8GB

Memory card slot

No

CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY

CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY

Technology

None

SIM type

None

Band

NOTIFICATIONS

NOTIFICATIONS

SMS alert

Yes

Calls alert

Yes

Email alert

Yes

Event reminder

Yes

Third-party apps alert

Yes

MEDIA

MEDIA

Audio

mp3/mp4

Bluetooth music

Yes

Loudspeaker

Yes

Microphone

Yes

Camera

No

Radio

No

SENSORS

SENSORS

Accelerometer

Yes

Altimeter

Yes

Ambient light

Yes

Barometer

No

Compass

No

ECG

No

Gyroscope

Yes

HRM

Yes

Pulse oximeter

No

Thermometer

No

Other sensors

ACTIVITY TRACKING

ACTIVITY TRACKING

Blood oxygen

No

Blood Pressure

No

Calories

Yes

Distance

Yes

ECG tracking

No

Fitness Level

Heart rate monitoring

Yes

Sleep tracking

Yes

Steps

Yes

Stress

Yes

Incidental fall detection

No

Menstrual cycle

No

VO2 Max

Swim-tracking

Yes

Swim-heart tracking

No

On-screen workout

No

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

No

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

Google Pay

Interchangeable strap

22 mm, Yes

Voice command

Yes, Google Assistant

Find my phone

Yes

Box content

Charger, Fossil Gen 5 Calyle, Manual, Straps

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