Analysis and handling of the Gen 5 from Fossil.

Foreword

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.
We have tested the latest Gen 5 produced by Fossil.Quickly, we can say that this watch is good for a santé use.

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

This article will help you see more clearly.

The Gen 5, the right one for healthy use?

Tracking systems for connected watches have become very sophisticated, and can perfectly provide information about your physical condition.They allow you to carry out real health and fitness programs.Fossil’s Gen 5 offers its latest high-end model.These sensors allow a fine monitoring of your health.

The watch is designed on the basis of a stable operating system.This is OS Wear.The system is easy to use and you can quickly navigate through the different menus.
This model does not have a sleep measurement.
The sensitivity of the accelerometer is able to detect even micro-vibrations of the wrist and arm.This will allow you to interpret your movements during the day.This connected watch will, by monitoring your steps and arm movements, be able to establish the number of calories you will burn.
It allows you to monitor your heart rate at all times, to better manage the stress of everyday life and follow its evolution over time.
There is no sensor and no application that reproduces the electrocardiogram curve on this watch.

The right choice every day?

Do you need a smart watch?How is this useful in your daily life?This is precisely what the Gen 5 test shows.
In terms of the needs of daily life, Fossil allows this model to meet them well.It quickly becomes part of your daily life.
An interesting feature of this watch is the presence of a GPS.Something that some say is superfluous, but nice.The counterpart of this option is that the range will decrease if the active GPS mode is still selected.
At destination, this watch is not waterproof.
No security glass has been fitted to this watch.
With an intuitive touch screen, you will be able to access the various functions of the watch.The NFC option is not integrated in this watch connected, which means no contactless payment.
One last point about the features of this watch is the music function.The built-in player will make you appreciate this item even more.

The right model for analyzing his sports activity?

A connected watch can allow you to keep track of your sporting activity, but not only that.It allows you to analyze performance in real time.Here’s the Gen 5 detail.
With this product, Fossil meets the needs of sportsmen and women.It is very useful when your hands are busy, for example when you are exercising.It offers summaries on the evolution of the sport you practice.
It has its own GPS to track location data during a race, or your work day.No need to have a smartphone paired with the watch.
The watch does not have a SIM card, and therefore does not have 3G access.However, this will mean a much longer battery life.
Fossil watches are also designed to track fitness data such as heart rate.
And even better, with this watch you will be able to know how many calories you burn each day.

A nice detail on this watch is that you can listen to music.

A connected watch with which applications

There are different operating systems installed on smartwatches.This means that not all applications are equivalent, nor is the use you will make of them.There are health applications, other sport-oriented applications, or applications that meet the needs of everyday life.
With this watch equipped with a WatchOS operating system you can easily download new applications in addition to the standard ones.You will be able to install many applications; you have a choice.
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.
The eDream application allows you to geolocate the nearest airport and then search and book the flight you want.
Whether it’s for sport, health or business, you can install the applications you need on this connected watch.

What about the Gen 5?

Fossil’s appliances are of an exemplary finish, and this Gen 5 is no exception to the rule.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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