Analysis and handling of the Gen 5 from Fossil.

As an introduction to this analysis

Nowadays, there are several hundred watches connected. There is always a new version of a watch a few weeks or months apart, and faced with the number of possible choices, it is complicated to find your way around.
There was some question as to whether or not there was any point in buying this Gen 5.Broadly speaking, it can be said that this model is mainly made for santé.

So what we have to remember is this one big strength :
– Its health-oriented functionalities

This article will help you see more clearly.

A watch connected for health

Many technological developments have taken place since the first health monitoring watches.They complement or replace the fitness monitoring devices you may be familiar with.
From this point of view, the Gen 5 is a good choice.For a healthy orientation, this watch is undoubtedly one of the best choices you can make.

As usual, Fossil has installed a robust system on this watch.It’s OS Wear’s Wear OS.The learning phase of the interface is fast and you quickly benefit from the functionalities of this watch.
If sleep analysis is your priority, you will need to look at another model.
Having an accelerometer, the watch will be able to monitor your physical health.It is possible to analyze and interpret the movements of daily life.That is to say that the gestures of the hand or arms will be translated into movement, synchronized to your health application and will give rise to health advice.
With the help of a built-in sensor, your heartbeat is also monitored and alerts are raised in case there are too many beats above normal.In case you need to have the heartbeat curve, this watch is not recommended as it does not have an ECG sensor.

Interesting for everyday life?

Wondering about the use of a connected watch?Besides, you don’t know if you’ll need it every day.This is precisely what the Gen 5 test shows.
Through this model, Fossil offers an interesting product.You’ll appreciate what she brings to you.
One of the features that will delight sportsmen and women is the presence of GPS.Some users will never use it.Note by account, that in full GPS mode – with GPS tracking enabled, the watch’s autonomy will last less time.
At destination, this watch is not waterproof.
Fossil opted for a watch without the reinforced glass option; this is regrettable.
Despite its small size, the touch screen of this smartwatch is easy to use to open the various menus and applications.The NFC option is not integrated in this watch connected, which means no contactless payment.
Finally, and still for regular use, you have here the music function.Even if the sound isn’t at the perfect level, it’s still an interesting option.

The smartwatch designed for sports

A connected watch is for everyone, which means you don’t have to be an extreme runner or jogger to use it.It is a relevant choice for many physically active people.And as far as the Gen 5 is concerned, here’s the thing.
Sportsmen and women will be seduced by the various technological evolutions of this new product.It is very useful when your hands are busy, for example when you are exercising.The manufacturer offers user-friendly applications for tracking data and statistics.
It includes GPS tracking.No need to have a smartphone paired with the watch.
Due to the absence of a SIM, you will not be able to track tracking data directly from the wristwatch.The advantage, however, is that it reduces the consumption on the battery.
In addition, this smartwatch has a sensor for measuring heartbeats.
An analysis function of the calories burned is present on this model.

One of the interesting features of this watch is the possibility to listen to music.

The right choice for downloading applications?

There are different operating systems installed on smartwatches.This influences the number of applications that can be added, and the practical functionality that will result.More or less complex applications that facilitate measurement or analysis.
Through the associated download platform, this OS Wear smartwatch will allow you to install the applications you are interested in.This watch can be equipped with a host of applications that you can use in your daily life.
During a trip, there is nothing worse than not being able to understand what is around us, or not understanding the meaning of a sentence spoken; Microsoft translator is the indispensable application.
Looking for an easy way to keep track of your supermarket list, Keep is undoubtedly one of the best note-taking applications.
To recognize a song, all you have to do is hold your wrist and Shazam will tell you what song it is.
For all your needs, and even if they evolve, you will be able to install the application that interests you on this smartwatch.

The Gen 5 – in a nutshell

Very clearly, this model of connected watch is one of the best products of the moment.Our tests have shown that it meets all styles of needs and uses.
So what we have to remember is this one big strength:
– Its health-oriented functionalities

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