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the skagen falster is a high fashion android wearable – techcrunch

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the skagen falster is a high fashion android wearable – techcrunch

skagen is a well-know maker of thin and uniquely danish watches. founded in 1989, the company is now part of the fossil group and, as such, has begin dabbling in both the analog with the hagen and now android wear with the falster. the falster is unique in that it stuffs all of the power of a standard android wear device into a watch that mimics the chromed aesthetic of skagen’s austere design while offering just enough features to make you a fashionable smartwatch wearer.the falster, which costs $275 and is available now, has a fully round digital oled face which means you can read the time at all times. when the watch wakes up you can see an ultra bright white on black time-telling color scheme and then tap the crown to jump into the various features including android fit and the always clever translate feature that lets you record a sentence and then show it the person in front of you.you can buy it with a leather or metal band and the mesh steel model costs $20 extra.sadly, in order stuff the electronics into such a small case, skagen did away with gps, lte connectivity, and even a heart-rate monitor. in other words if you were expecting a workout companion then the falster isn’t the android you’re looking for. however, if you’re looking for a bare-bones fashion smartwatch, skagen ticks all the boxes. [gallery ids="1622526,1622527,1622528,1622529"] what you get from the flasterou do get, however, is a low-cost, high-style android wear watch with most of th...