It’s turning into a bit of exhausting to get enthusiastic about new Put on OS smartwatches given how comparable all of them are however the Skagen Falster three is one of the best trying of the bunch. Made by Fossil Group, the corporate that additionally owns the Puma, Michael Kors and Diesel smartwatch manufacturers, the Falster three provides the newest Snapdragon Put on 3100 processor to maintain up with its stablemates.

It additionally provides 8GB storage for apps and media and needs to be stored ticking over with its 1GB RAM. The desk stakes options like coronary heart fee sensor, GPS and NFC are all current too.

We weren’t as taken with the unique Falster and the Falster 2 like a few of our tech press friends the place, however the Falster three will certainly be higher due to up to date inside specs that can make Put on OS run to one of the best of its skills.

The three is a bigger watch than its predecessors with a 42mm face and 22mm strap that makes the product wider and fewer modern than earlier than, but it surely has the identical fundamental design with attractively minimal lugs. Skagen additionally ditched the chrome steel mesh band of the two in favour of a chunkier model, in addition to leather-based and silicone mesh choices.

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Add to {that a} particular version model in collaboration with a Norwegian DJ known as Kygo and the Falster three on first impressions appears to be a bit of strive exhausting. Then once more with Fossil’s personal Gen 5 watch and all its trend model subsidiaries like Skagen kicking out the identical watch in numerous designs, all of them want to face out.

These similarities are within the software program, with the Falster three packing in Google’s newest battery saver modes that helps Put on OS final right into a second day of use. Just like the Gen 5 the Falster three provides a speaker for handsfree calls, Google Assistant chatting and sound alerts – a characteristic that ought to actually be customary however has taken years to return to the vast majority of Put on OS smartwatches.

The Falster three is on sale in the present day for $295. The Kygo version will come later and value extra.