The new Fossil Gen 5 smartwatch has never been cheaper in the UK

Spread the love
  • Yum

Fossil’s latest Wear OS smartwatch hasn’t been that long on the scene but, if you’re in the UK, you can currently make a big £78 saving on the men’s Fossil Gen 5 Carlyle with a premium stainless steel band. That discount brings it down to just £167, a record low price for this updated smartwatch.

Fossil Gen 5 Carlyle w/ stainless steel band

Fossil Gen 5 Carlyle w/ stainless steel band

The Fossil Group has been the biggest supporter of Google’s Wear OS platform over the years. The Fossil Gen 5 range pack in all that’s good from Wear OS smartwatches, bringing some important upgrades over the previous generation.

As before there’s GPS and a heart rate monitor, which checks the fitness boxes. But with the Gen 5 there’s a greater emphasis on communication backed by the Google Assistant. There’s now a built-in speaker alongside a microphone, so you can make calls from your wrist as well as delivering information from the Assistant.

The new Fossil Gen 5 smartwatch has never been cheaper in the UK

It’s all powered with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 chip alongside ample 1GB of RAM and 8GB of onboard storage for your apps and music. There’s also NFC for Google Pay contactless convenience.

If you’re dead set on a Wear OS smartwatch, the Fossil Gen 5 is one of the best smartwatch options particularly if you’re an Android user. Our Fossil Gen 5 review noted that iPhone users don’t have quite as good an experience.

The new Fossil Gen 5 smartwatch has never been cheaper in the UK

But with as big a discount on a fashionable smartwatch as seen here, it’s easier to see past some of its shortcomings. It’s not clear how long this price will hang around. It’s hit this record low once previously and as you can see from this price history graph it didn’t last very long at all.


Wareable has affiliate partnerships and may receive a commission if you click a link to a retailer and make a purchase. These affiliate partnerships help to support the work we do and do not influence the products we cover or how we cover them. Read our Editorial Promise.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *