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Are Skagen smart watches good?

Last Updated: 7th May, 2020

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The Skagen Falster 2 is a lovely smartwatch for those after a simple, minimalist design that oozes Scandinavian appeal. It offers a good and easy-to-use software experience thanks to Google's Wear OS platform, plus it's feature rich thanks to the heart-rate monitor, built-in GPS and NFC for Google Pay.

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Similarly one may ask, what does the Skagen smartwatch do?

By connecting to your Android™ or iPhone® and the SKAGEN app, the watch sends discreet, filtered-by-you smartphone notifications when you receive a text, email or call. It automatically updates to the correct time and date, and runs on a standard replaceable CR2430 coin-cell battery.

One may also ask, are Skagen watches Swiss made? Because Skagen watches are made in the United States using Swiss watch parts, they are much cheaper to assemble and, therefore, have a lower price tag. These watches disprove the theory that Swiss-made watches are the only high-quality luxury watches on the market.

Also asked, is Skagen better than fossil?

Both Skagen and Fossil are considered fashion watch brands. This means they aren't exactly ideal to be riding roughshod with. When it comes to style, Skagen seems to have embraced a more contemporary approach with their design when compared to the still grounded in tradition look of Fossil.

Are Skagen watches expensive?

The watches are not particularly expensive but are popular judging by the company's success. The modern, minimalist Scandinavian design sets the watches apart from traditional market choices. The watches are made in China and use a Japanese Miyota (Citizen) quartz movement.

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Do Skagen watches have batteries?

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Is Skagen owned by fossil?

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Is Fossil watch a good brand?

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How is Skagen pronounced?

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