Danish watchmaker Skagen seems to have adopted a six-month cycle for releasing new Falster smartwatch. The hyper-minimalist watch brand unveiled the first Falster smartwatch at CES 2018 and six months later, the Falster 2 was launched in August 2019. Six months after, Skagen has launched the Falster 3 smartwatch in India in partnership with X by KYGO.
The Skagen Falster 3 utilises a 42mm design and packs a 1.3-inch full round AMOLED (328 pixels per inch). The smartwatch runs WearOS by Google, features a cardiogram app support, GPS, interchangeable straps, Waterproof up to 30m.
The smartwatch is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform that is complemented with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. It has a speaker system built in that allows the user to take calls directly from the smartwatch itself. Along with this, the user can also access Google Assistant, play music via third-party apps and translate texts with Google Translate.
The Skagen Falster 3 features Tiles which provides users with a quick way to view information at a glance and also perform quick actions. The watch is running on Google WearOS platform. It also borrows several features from its predecessor like Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, heart rate tracking, untethered GPS, NFC for Google Pay and Rapid Charging that will charge the device to 80% in 50 minutes
It will also come pre-installed with a suite of apps like Spotify, Noonlight and even a Cardiogram app. The Cardiogram app will give users heart rate data that can be shared with doctors or family and even has continuous monitoring capabilities to detect possible signs of diabetes, sleep apnea, hypertension, and atrial fibrillation. Battery life is also taken care of as the smartwatch provides up to 24 hours of continuous use with its battery-efficient dial. There also four other battery modes that can be used to extend the battery life further.
The Skagen Falster 3 will be available in 3 styles and also have a limited edition style designed in partnership with X by KYGO brand. The watch carries a retail price of Rs. 21,995 ($306) and will be available in leading retail stores across India.