It has a thinner bone than its predecessor, which makes its 1.19-inch face color bigger, yet stylish, especially in the 40mm version I checked out. It all felt light and tight on my wrist, thanks to the magnetic web browser. It makes adjustments adjust the strap fit more conveniently, just like the Apple Watch s Milanese Loop. But the Falster 2 lock catches everything metallic a bit too easily and becomes unmanageable when it clicks back on itself and prevents me from trawling the strap through its loop.
Falster 2 is also one of the first smartwatches to be announced after Google unveiled the recently revised Wear OS earlier this week. Although it ran a demo version of the software, Skagen offered my first chance to play with the new operating system outside of Google's offices. The interface felt soft as I swiped through the new Fit, Assistant and Notification pages, and responded quickly to my prods and pokes.
Our meeting was far too short, and for a long time I had to return Falster 2 to Fossil's people – although I was unable to get a thorough hands-on video that covers both the new Wear OS and sumptuous hardware . I'm impressed with the petit time, despite new components like NFC and a heart rate sensor. Having said that, I is concerned that the Snapdragon Wear 2100 CPU is already outdated by the time Skagen sells this time comes September 12th. The company showed that it was obliged to offer the best available components in its products so I would not be surprised to see an updated version in a short period of time. In the meantime, I'll spend $ 275 on Falster 2, and keep wondering for it far away, at least for a little while.
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