Fossil Gen 5 smartwatch will get a Wellness app that will incorporate health features like sleep tracking and measuring cardio workouts. These features will be a part of a Wear OS update that Fossil announced on its site, and is relied upon to turn out to Fossil Gen 5 clients starting August 19, according to reports. This Fossil Wear OS smartwatch had launched globally in August last year, and reached the Indian market in November.
Fossil teased the Wellness app through its site, saying that the update would incorporate sleep tracking and have an enhanced cardio tracker. A report by Engadget said that the Wellness app would have the option to track your workouts utilizing half as much battery usage. Additionally, the updated cardio tracker will have the option to estimate your VO2 max – a score that tracks your endurance during workouts that is key for training for the 2021 Olympics. According to the report, the update for the Fossil smartwatches will start turning out from August 19.
Engadget report further notes that that the telephone apps on Fossil Gen 5 would get avatars for contacts and speedy access to key tools. It would also get new battery modes, including custom profiles for things like working out and an all-inclusive mode that would assist it with reaching 24 hours of up time.
The Fossil Gen 5 smartwatch was launched globally in August last year, and reached India in November. The smartwatches accompany a heart rate monitor, accelerometer, whirligig, altimeter, and an ambient light sensor. Fossil Gen 5 also incorporates some preinstalled apps like Spotify, Noonlight, and Nike Run Club. The gadget also features swimproof speakers that offer clients the ability to make and get calls.