Skagen has released its new Falser Gen 6 smartwatch in India, in collaboration with Fossil Group, with a 42mm design inspired by Danish. The smartwatch features Google WearOS, GPS, replaceable bands, water resistance up to 30 metres, a 1.28-inch full round 326 PPI touchscreen digital display, similar to the Fossil Gen 6 that was launched last year.
Falster Gen 6 is powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon Wear 4100+ platform, which is complemented with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. The enhanced heart rate sensor in Gen 6 allows for continuous tracking and better signal accuracy. Users will also benefit from the new SpO2 sensor, which tracks an estimate of the wearer’s blood oxygen levels over time to determine how well your body is circulating oxygen.
Customers will be able to download new Wear OS apps and experiences from their favourite companies on Google Play, including new capabilities such as offline playback for premium YouTube Music and Spotify Premium users. In 2022, the smartwatch will be eligible for the Wear OS 3 system update, as well as other improvements that will improve the overall user experience.
It includes a built-in speaker system that allows the user to answer calls directly from the timepiece. In addition, the user can use Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, third-party apps to play music, and Google Translate to translate text.
Skagen says that the smartwatch can charge to 80% in less than 30 minutes and can deliver up to 24+ hours of battery life (depending on usage) or multiple days in Extended Battery Mode.
Skagen Falster Gen 6 Specifications:
- Stainless steel or nylon case, rotating home button, and two configurable push buttons
- Stunning 1.28″ touchscreen digital display (326 ppi)
- Water-resistant (up to 3 ATM)
- Customizable dials and button functionality
- Interchangeable straps and bracelets
- Increased performance and lower power consumption with Snapdragon Wear 4100+
- Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.0 LE, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC SE
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Altimeter, PPG Heart Rate, SpO2, Off-body IR, Ambient Light
- Wear OS by Google
- 8 GB of storage and 1 GB RAM
- USB fast charging with magnetic puck
The Skagen Falster Gen 6 will be available in silver-tone, charcoal, and black case colors and will retail for will retail for INR 21,995. It will be available on skagen.com this month.
Elaborating on the launch of Skagen Gen 6 in India, Johnson Verghese, Managing Director, Fossil India remarked,
It’s an incredibly exciting time for us at Fossil Group India. Our new offering with the Skagen Gen6 smartwatch is not just representative of the brand’s signature concept of minimalism blended with the latest technology; it is a celebration of the Danish way of life of being free, spontaneous and in the moment. This is reflective in the watch’s modern make, design and style. With this launch, we are catering to consumers’ ever-evolving need for choices as the Skagen Gen6 will be available in 5 varied styles. We are certain that our consumers will enjoy the Skagen way of smartwatch-ing