Skagen’s minimalist Falster smartwatch gets a sequel with fitness features

Danish watchmaker Skagen, a subsidiary of Fossil, announced a sequel to its minimalist Falster touchscreen smartwatch today at IFA 2018. The device, called the Falster 2, incorporates health-tracking features from Fossil’s most recent Wear OS smartwatches, announced earlier this month, alongside a new swimproof case and a nice-looking magnetic steel mesh strap.

The health-tracking features include a heart-rate monitor and support for the Google Fit platform. In addition to that, the Falster 2 now comes with GPS and it supports Google Pay with a built-in NFC chip, so you can make mobile transactions from the watch itself without needing to take your phone out of your pocket. The device also contains two side buttons that can be…

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Author: Nick Statt

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