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FOSSIL Watch Gen 5

FOSSIL Watch Gen 5
alaScore 94

8 reviews

Feb, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of FOSSIL Watch Gen 5. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the FOSSIL Watch Gen 5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Corey Gaskin (

Fossil Gen 5 review: Style overcomes the flaws of Wear OS


Google's Wear OS watches have a hard time distinguishing themselves. Some poke their head above the status quo with value, looks, or performance. In the case of the Fossil Gen 5, it's the looks and smooth performance. I still can't help but feel that...

Sleek looks ; Solid construction ; Customizable battery modes ; Snappy, smooth performance ; Day-long battery

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Cam Bunton (

Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch review: That's more like it


Fossil's 5th generation watch is available in many designs (Julianna & Carlyle HR), but the important improvements are in performance & features.

Plenty of designs available ; Battery charging speed is quicker than before ; Heart-rate sensor equipped ; Easy to switch watch bands/straps

Julianna is a bit big for small wrists ; Wear OS still not the best smartwatch platform

The 5th generation watch solves many of the issues we had with previous years' devices: there's no smoother performance and added functionality like GPS and heart-rate monitoring. Plus, the battery isn't sluggishly slow to charge any more. That's a lot...

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : Jennifer Allen (

Fossil Gen 5 smartwatch review


Fossil has a solid reputation for its smartwatches, making it a reliable source for anyone contemplating a Wear OS timepiece. Its latest entry - the Fossil Gen 5 - is the best of the bunch. That doesn't mean that it's perfect, as it lacks a few finer...

Decent battery life Understated design Speedy to use

Speaker is subpar No ECG feature

The Fossil Gen 5 is one of the best Wear OS smartwatches out there at the moment. That doesn't mean it's flawless, but it offers a decent battery life and plenty of features that should keep Wear OS fans happy.

Sep, 2019

Expert review by : Jimmy Westenberg (

The Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch is the best Wear OS watch you can buy (On sale!)


The Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch is the best Wear OS watch you can buy. It delivers in nearly every area — performance, aesthetics, and customizability. I just wish the watch lasted longer on a charge without turning sensors on and off, though that seems...

Crisp, bright display ; Plenty of great watch faces preinstalled ; Useful custom battery modes ; GPS, NFC, and heart rate sensor ; Accurate fitness tracking ; Built-in speaker is very useful

So-so battery, but better than average

Feb, 2020

Expert review by : Ben Schoon (

Fossil Gen 5 update makes it the first Wear OS watch to make calls w/ iPhone


Fossil's Gen 5 smartwatch is the best Wear OS watch you can buy right now, and this week it's getting a little bit better on iOS. An update for Fossil Gen 5 that's rolling out right now lets the watch make phone calls if it's connected to an iPhone....

Oct, 2019

Expert review by : Brenda Stolyar (

Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch


Sleek, durable design. Built-in speaker.

Too big for small wrists. Pricey for what you get. No sleep tracking.

The Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch features an attractive design and smooth performance, but its size isn't suitable for all wrists.

Oct, 2019

Expert review by : Ben Schoon (

Fossil Gen 5 Review: The best Wear OS has to offer probably isn’t enough [Video]


The biggest name in Wear OS is Fossil , and the company isn't showing any signs of slowing down with Google's platform, either. While Google basically ignores its existence, Fossil is pumping out hardware, and now making some modifications to the...

Oct, 2019

Expert review by : Nicole Batac (

The new Fossil Gen 5 smartwatch will let you take iPhone calls - Canadian Reviewer - Reviews, News and Opinion with a Canadian Perspective


We already knew that the Fossil Gen 5 is coming, and now we get more details about the smartwat...

Aug, 2019

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