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Fossil FTW4038 vs Fossil FTW7013

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Title Fossil Gen 5 Garrett HR Heart Rate Stainless Steel Touchscreen Smartwatch, Color: Black (Model: FTW4038)Fossil Women's 42MM Charter HR Heart Rate Stainless Steel and Silicone Hybrid HR Smart Watch, Color: Rose Gold, Pink (Model: FTW7013)
Model Fossil
FTW4038
Fossil
FTW7013

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Suggested Price $245.66$187.47
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Overview

DescriptionStreamline your lifestyle with this black Fossil Gen 5 Garrett smartwatch. This stainless steel smartwatch is packed with more features than this listing can mention. Bluetooth connectivity, Android and iOS compatibility, Google Pay and wireless syncing let you accomplish many daily tasks without taking out your phone. Featuring a pedometer, activity tracker and heart rate monitor, this Fossil Gen 5 Garrett smartwatch lets you stay on top of your fitness.Stay on top of your health and fitness goals with this Fossil Hybrid smartwatch. The stainless steel case offers enduring quality, while the silicone strap provides comfortable wearing. This Fossil Hybrid smartwatch has a powerful battery that delivers over two weeks of use on a single charge, and Bluetooth technology ensures seamless pairing with Android and iOS devices.
Top Features
  • Extend your battery life for multiple days with new, smart battery modes; magnetic USB rapid charger included; charge up to 80% in under an hour
  • Heart Rate & Activity Tracking using Google Fit to track your at-home workouts; Built-in GPS for distance tracking; Swimproof design 5ATM; Responses from Google Assistant - it’s your own personal Google, always ready to help; Take advantage of contactless pay with your watch using Google Pay
  • Case size: 46mm; Band size: 22mm; interchangeable with all Fossil 22mm bands; Screen Size: 1. 28" display with 416x416 resolution; touchscreen functionality; Connectivity: Bluetooth(R) 4. 2 Low Energy and Wi-Fi 802. 11 b/g/n; wireless syncing; imported
  • Smartwatches powered with Wear OS by Google work Compatibility: Android 6.0+ (excluding Go edition), iOS 10.0+
  • This is one smart watch - Make the most of your down time with a smartwatch that helps with every activity. Stay connected to friends and family with phone calls and messages right on your wrist. Keep tabs on your health with guided breathing exercises, custom goal & alarm settings
  • Hybrid Smartwatch HR (Heart Rate) works with iPhone and Android Phones
  • Enjoy 2+ weeks of battery life on a single charge. Accelerometer sensor is present
  • Heart Rate, Activity & Sleep Tracking with in-depth wellness stats
  • This is one smart watch - Receive and view smartphone notifications and alerts, see calendar and weather updates, control your music and more
  • A classic timepiece designed with integrated mechanical hands and an always-on read-out display showing curated information at a glance; Case size: 42mm; Band size: 18mm; interchangeable with all Fossil 18mm bands; water resistant to 165ft (50m); imported

Reviews

Walmart Rating4.5 (out of 48 reviews)4.3 (out of 32 reviews)
BestBuy Rating4.5 (out of 10 reviews)3 (out of 1 reviews)
Latest Reviews

Love this watch
Rating: 5
Fits perfectly and I'm a big guy with a big wrist and it fits!! Pairs well with my iPhone and have many of features
by Odexx on 2020-07-01T17:00:00

Yes
Rating: 5
Great watch Easy to setup with a Android phone. But i do recommend a link band tool kit
by Jonny on 2020-05-23T17:00:00

Absolutely buy again
Rating: 5
I love everything about it, plus it's a A Fossil!
by BD on 2020-06-04T17:00:00

I will definitely be a Fossil customer for life!
Rating: 5
I have had this watch about a week now. I could not be happier with it. It is very easy to use and paired reasonably easy with my Stylo 6 phone. I have had a time or two where it dropped the Bluetooth connection to my phone but reconnected again in a short time. The watch has a very good quality build to it, and a good wright. My only grip is it can be a little hard to see in the direct sunlight. I was able to get a link taken out of the watch band easily to get a proper fit. The wear OS is very good, it has improved a lot since very 1.0 and I hope Google keeps updating it. It has the potential to be the best smartwatch platform out there. Over all this is a premium feel watch with a lot of options. I highly recommend it to anyone in the search for a really good smartwatch.
by Channon on 2020-07-12T17:00:00

My First smart watch, and well worth it. Very Happy!
Rating: 5
I had been jealous of my wife's Apple watch, and since I use an Android phone, did a bit of research on smart watches that would work with my phone. I quickly decided I wanted one using the Wear OS. Several reviews pointed me to one of three watches, and since I wanted to answer the phone (like my wife can 🙂 ) The Fossil Gen 5 was the best fit. I saw that this version of the Gen 5 watches was on sale, and liking the style, I took the plunge. I am glad I did! I love it. I am still learning how to use it to its full capability, and with my fat fingers, I am learning to use the voice input, which is working remarkably well. One issue I have found, was that if I lean on my hands, I can inadvertently push and hold the stem in, and that turns the watch off. Took me a while to realize what was happening. Now I can pretty much avoid it..
by George K on 2020-08-18T17:00:00

Would buy the stainless steel one too.
Rating: 4
It has a good design. Received many compliments on the look. Even changed the links to leather straps for different styles. Battery life is decent but tinker with it. You can respond to text messages. Like the music controller while hooked up to Bluetooth speaker.
by Layman on 2020-07-20T17:00:00

Functional but should have researched it better.
Rating: 4
I bought it mainly to keep track of my heart rate and to keep me off of my phone. Dislikes: having to keep the Wear OS app always open on my phone. There have been a couple of times I have taken it off of the battery (charged nightly) and it's immediately dropped from 100% to 99% before it's even on my wrist. Likes: looks like a watch and not like I am an honorary Spy Kid. It's quite slow sometimes but effective at the things I use it for, heart rate, timers and the actual telling of time.
by The Terror on 2020-08-23T17:00:00

Great Looking Watch
Rating: 4
2 weeks of ownership and am pleased with my purchase, Great Looking Watch. My only criticism is that in order to get through a work day I have to turn almost all features off for the Battery to last. Not much point in having a SMARTWATCH if You Can't use the FEATURES. BUT IT LOOKS GOOD.
by Selly on 2020-08-19T17:00:00

The speaker is making weird and low sound after I swimmin
Rating: 3
Are we sure this is swimproof because speaker is making weird sound after I went swimming wearing this watch .
by Kj on 2020-06-30T17:00:00

SPEAKER ISSUE
Rating: 3
All Gen 5 Fossil Garrett style watches have a speaker problem. Serious design flaw. Speaker sounds muffled resetting the watch turning Bluetooth off and on remedies this for about a day. Then it's permanently muffled and terrible sound quality. So disappointed in such a brand name having this level of sophistication failing to button up a main feature of the Gen 5 watches. The lack of bands for the Champagne color Garret G5 is also a let down. Yes you can get Gold tone but be warned the ACTUAL color of the Garret G5 is Champagne.
by 90'sCartoonGuy on 2020-05-19T17:00:00

This watch gets cooler as you play with it!
Rating: 5
I had my eye on this watch since it came out but just recently pulled the trigger. I love the paperwhite background and how it displays messages. I also like how you can customize the display buttons. I was pumped when I found out that you can change the background! Then I realized that if you hold down the top button, the display bubbles disappear which is super neat. I was a little annoyed that I couldn't set one of the side buttons as a "find my phone" option, but just hold down the middle button and there it is, among other things!
by Janine on 2020-07-13T17:00:00

Awesome! Fantastic! Better than I imagined.
Rating: 5
You can turn off notifications and your alarms will still come through. There is a do not disturb that you can turn on and off on the watch. I love it! It's perfect. I get tons of alerts so I think the battery lasts maybe a week, but it totally out do's my apple watch. So happy with this purchase. Now I can see my sleep patterns. It helps me understand how the weather will effect my sleep.
by Princess Zuri on 2020-08-05T17:00:00

So happy with this watch
Rating: 5
I wanted a watch that had a clock hand face but all the features of a smart watch. Fossil nailed it. This watch is so pretty and professional. I don't have any issues getting iMessages, so unsure if they fixed the software. It's super easy to change out the bands. Love this watch.
by KR on 2020-04-06T17:00:00

I would buy again.
Rating: 5
Bought as a graduation gift for my daughter and she absolutely loves it.
by Loliter on 2020-05-16T17:00:00

Screams "me"
Rating: 5
I love this watch so far. It has everything I need and nothing I don't. It has the look of an analog watch which I sorely missed with my old smart watch. It sends me notifications (spotty on the phone calls and texts) but I rarely am without my phone so it isn't a huge deal to me. This watch just screams my personality though and I think I tell my husband every day.
by Tiffany on 2020-08-18T17:00:00

ADHD CALMER
Rating: 4
Keeps me from checking my phone, because of the minimal settings and display. Much for effective at work. Have emergency numbers And work set so I don't miss a call or text! Works okay with Apple phone, but connectivity from a distance could be better.
by Work It Girl on 2020-07-27T17:00:00

I'm so happy I found this beautiful watch!
Rating: 4
I recently purchased and returned a Samsung Active 2 watch. My issues with it - the battery would only last one day if you used the watch for anything other than just telling time. I also struggled to find a face that was pretty and looked like a real watch. I want to be able to look at my wrist and know what time it is without pushing any buttons. I love analog watches because they give more of a feeling of minutes as portions of hours - if you know what I mean. I was excited when I found that fossil made a smart watch with a real analog face. The reviews were good so I decided to give it a try. I'm glad I did. My favorite thing about this watch is that it is beautiful. I love the rose gold analog minimalist face. The paper white screen is lovely - making the watch more beautiful with the right background image. It looks like a beautiful watch instead of a smart watch. Sure it doesn't have nearly as many functions as the Samsung Active 2, but who really needs a calculator in a watch? You're never going to use that. This watch tracks my sleep, heart rate, steps, and other exercise functions. It tells me when I have a call and who's calling. It tells me when I have a text and lets me read it. I can decide then whether to get my phone out and answer the text or call. I am a RN and I can't be looking at my phone every time it alerts. It lets me control my music. It tells me what the weather is like. Another feature I like is the commute time. I use it on my way to work to see if I'm running on late or do I have time to stop for coffee? It's a lot easier and safer than using google maps. I haven't charged my watch for 10 days now and I still haven't gotten a low battery notification. With few exceptions it does everything a smart watch needs to do without all the noise of useless apps. My only complaint and the reason I took away one star - it has quick responses for missed telephone calls but they don't work on messenger.
by jewel on 2020-08-05T17:00:00

Classic look and simple to use
Rating: 4
I do wish it had a few more features but I do like the classic look and feel of this watch.
by Katina on 2020-07-06T17:00:00

Once I got the hang of it...
Rating: 4
I received this product on a Tuesday evening and had no real issues setting it up, but learning how to do things (turn on the light, receive notifications, understand the apps involved, etc.) was extremely frustrating. No instructions, and the FAQs on the site are NOT helpful AT ALL (I'm old but not THAT old, I'm pretty techie actually). I did not receive any notifications for texts or phone calls no matter what I did. But, by the morning everything was in working order and I started to love the watch. I've had it 6 days and it's only glitched on me once when the weather was not showing so I rebooted my phone and it fixed it. I now LOVE this watch - it looks great, and I don't miss my Apple Watch at all. If you want some of the features of a smartwatch and want your wrist to look different from everyone else's, this is a great answer to that. I have had an Apple Watch for 3+ years (Gen 1 so maybe there are even more bells and whistles) and I rarely used the really cool bells and whistles like paying for things, or answering my texts - I'm a lefty but wear my watch on my left hand so trying to scribble the reply was awful and time consuming. I found myself only using my watch to tell time, track my steps/activity, see what the weather was, and track my heart rate. This watch takes care of all of it! I gave it 4 stars because of the frustrating set up only. Please consider including instructions or making the app for set up a bit more intuitive. Other than that I love it!!!
by Kelly F on 2020-06-07T17:00:00

Don't buy this model! Strap failure, features missing
Rating: 1
I was so excited to get a sleek smartwatch, but was then incredibly disappointed. I purchased this model with the silicone strap, and two extra leather straps for other occasions. The silicone was by far the most comfortable. The leather straps very quickly cracked and showed wear from the buckle. I got the watch on April 24, 2020, and on May 25, 2020, the silicone strap ripped at the seam where the outer pink and inner gray meet. I've been working from home due to the COVID pandemic. This has gotten less than normal wear and tear. When I contacted Fossil, I was told straps are not covered under warranty. And spoiler alert: you CAN'T BUY THAT COLOR STRAP BY ITSELF. Very disappointing. The watch also DOES NOT have the "take a picture" function that every other Fossil smart watch has. Even my husbands 4 year old hybrid watch that is a genuine crystal movement (no display) has this feature. The back and forth I had with tech support on this issue was also disappointing. After telling them multiple times which model I had purchased, they still seemed to not understand the features of their own product. They were trying to direct me to menus that don't exist for my watch, etc. Maybe if you wanted to turn this into a pocket watch it would work, but as something that you want to wear on your wrist? Not worth it.
by Dr Kathy on 2020-05-27T17:00:00

All Features

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SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer
Battery Strength IndicatorYes
Internal Memory Capacity8 gigabytes16 gigabytes
Display TypeAMOLEDAnalog
Case Size46 millimeters
Customizable Watch FacesYes
Form FactorWristwatchWristwatch
Charging Interface(s)WirelessNone
Touch ScreenYesYes
Clock DisplayYesYes
ColorBlack with Black Stainless Steel BandBlush
Maximum Depth of Water Resistance98 feet98 feet
RechargeableYesYes
Model FamilyFossil Gen 5
Product Depth0.47 inches
Wi-Fi CompatibilityWireless BNone
Mobile NotificationsYes
Alert TypeVibrationVibration
Voice ActivatedYes
Band MaterialStainless steelSilicone
Global PositioningGPSNone
Central Processing UnitQualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100
Product Height1.81 inches1.7 inches
Product NameGen 5 Smartwatch 46mm Stainless SteelHybrid HR Smartwatch 42mm
Display ScreenYesYes
Band Width22 millimeters18 millimeters
Case ShapeRoundRound
BrandFossilFossil
Bluetooth Version4.2Other
Color DisplayYesNo
Backlit DisplayNoNo
Metrics MeasuredActivity vs. inactivityDistance traveled
Music PlayerYes
Manufacturer's Warranty - Parts2 Years2 years
Usage Time36 hours504 hours
Built-In MicrophoneYes
SeriesGarrett HRHybrid HR
Case MaterialStainless steel
Case Thickness0.47 inches
Case Width1.81 inches
System Memory (RAM)1 gigabytes
Bluetooth EnabledYesYes
Band TypeLink braceletStrap
Mobile Payment Service SupportedGoogle Pay
Clasp TypeBuckleBuckle
NFC TechnologyYes
Color CategoryBlackGold
Model NumberFTW4038FTW7013
Operating System CompatibilityAndroidApple iOS
Water ResistantYesYes
Manufacturer's Warranty - Labor2 Years2 years
Additional Accessories IncludedUSB magnetic chargerUSB charger
Operating SystemWear OS
App CompatibleYesYes
Vibration AlertYesYes
Band ColorBlackBlush
Product TypeSmartwatchSmartwatch
Voice Assistant Built-inGoogle Assistant
Number of Sensors2
Integrated CameraNo
Product Width1.7 inches
Battery TypeOther
Data Plan RequiredNo

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