In today’s squabble it is Fossil vs Skagen, two top brands deepening their trade in the industry. We compare Skagen Falster 2 vs Fossil Gen 4 Sport. These two are some of the hottest smartwatches right now, both have fascinating designs with lots of interesting features, however in this comparison you will find out which of this sensation is a better choice. Fasten up because it’s going to be a rough ride.
Skagen falster 2 vs Fossil Gen 4 Sport Specs Compared
|Skagen Falster 2||Fossil Gen 4 Sport|
WHERE TO BUY
|Device name||Skagen Falster 2||Fossil Gen 4 Sport|
|Device type||Classic smartwatch||Sporty/fitness smartwatch|
|Predessesor||Skagen Falster||Fossil Gen 3 sport|
|Released date||October, 2018||November, 2018|
|Display size||1.19 inches||1.2 inches|
|Screen resolution||--||390 x 390 pixels|
|Input type||Touchscreen plus 3 physical buttons||Touchscreen plus 3 physical buttons (1 digital crown and 2 pushable- programmable buttons)|
|Dimension||40 x 40 x 11 mm||43 x 43 x 12mm|
|Casing material||Stainless steel||Aluminum|
|Band size||20 mm||22 mm|
|Water resistant||Yes, 5ATM||Yes, 5ATM|
|Swim-proof||Yes, recommended||Yes, recommended|
|Available Colors||Rose-gold, black||Black, gray, red, pink, green and blue|
|All Versions||--||FTW4019P (Black Silicon)|
FTW4021P (Smokey Blue Slicon)
FTW6026P (Light Blue Silicon)
FTW6022P (Brush Silicon)
FTW6025P (Gray Silicon)
FTW6027P (Red Silicon)
FTW6028P (Neon Silicon)
|Internal storage||4 GB||4 GB|
|Memory card slot||--||--|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth smart v4.1 LE||Bluetooth smart v4.2 LE|
|Wi-Fi||Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n||Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Heart rate monitoring||Yes||Yes|
|Heart rate monitor (HRM)||Yes||Yes|
|Operating system (OS)||Android Wear OS 2.1||Android Wear OS 2.1|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100||Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100|
|CPU||--||Quad Core A7|
|Type of battery||APP0277||Non-removable Li-ion|
|Battery life||Standby :3 days + , Mixed usage: 24 hours+||Standby :2 days + , Mixed usage: 18 - 24 hours|
|Charging||Inductive charging magnet||Inductive charging magnet|
|Charging time||About 1hour 30 minutes||About 1hour 30 minutes|
|Payment system||Google Pay||Google Pay|
|Compatibility||Android 4.4 or later.|
iOS 9.3 or later.
|Android 4.4 (excluding Go edition) or later|
iOS 9.3 or later
|Companion app||Skagen connected app||Fossil app|
|Customizable watch face||Yes||Yes|
|Skagen Falster 2||Fossil Gen 4 Sport|
|Inductive charging magnet||Inductive charging magnet|
|Quick starter guild||Quick starter guild|
What are The Differences?
- Skagen falster 2 vs Fossil Gen 4 Sport: Design Compared
- Skagen falster 2 vs Fossil Gen 4 Sport: Platform Compared
- Skagen falster 2 vs Fossil Gen 4 Sport: Battery Life
These two smartwatches have some of the best designs, sophisticated and sleek. However, looking closer into minute details in the design, the Fossil Gen 4 sport 43mm case size is slightly bigger than Skagen Falster 2. However, the Falster 2 with 11mm thickness size is slimmer and off course sleeker than Fossil Gen 4 sport which is 12mm thick. Though, the Gen 4 sport is still slim compared to other high-end smartwatches.
Fossil Gen 4 sport has a richer display, it uses AMOLED while Skagen falster 2 uses OLED which however consumes lesser power.
While Fossil Gen 4 sport has aluminum casing, the Skagen Falster 2 is made of stainless steel which makes it heavier. Overall, Skagen falster has a better design that looks more classy and elegant.
Qualcomm recently released Snapdragon 3100 which replaced the outdated 2100 that lasted almost two years and was considered to be outdated. The new 3100 chip according to Qualcomm promised a longer battery life and more accurate fitness tracking results. The Fossil Gen 4 sport is the second smartwatch being powered by the 3100 chip after Montblanc Summit 2. This off course gives the Gen 4 sport an advantage over Skagen Falster 2 which is powered by Snapdragon 2100 chip.
Though, Qualcomm had promised a longer battery life with Snapdragon 3100, but that’s not that evident on the Gen 4 sport. Fossil says, battery life is approximately a day on regular usage. That leaves these two at par as far as battery life is concerned. However Skagen falster has a slightly longer battery life that exceeds a day easily. A great advantage over fossil Gen 4 sport.
Skagen falster 2 vs Fossil Gen 4 Sport: Which Is Better?
Any of these two will make a great choice, however buying options will be majorly based on the appearance. No doubt Skagen Falster 2 has a classy design, the Gen 4 sport looks quite simple and a more flexible fit for sporting and casual events
So for the avid fitness folk, the Gen 4 Sport is a better choice, it is lighter and has an appearance that suitably matches sporting events plus the Snapdragon 3100 advantage. Though you could still wear these to casual events which will most certainly add the needed prestige.
On the other hand, Skagen Falster 2 with a more classy and sophisticated design is the perfect choice for official events, but that doesn’t mean you can’t wear it during your early morning workout sessions. It is still a great choice in any scenario.
|SKAGEN FALSTER 2||Better design, sophisticated and classy design plus a longer battery life. A perfect choice for women.|
|Fossil Gen 4 sport||A perfect choice for fitness tracking plus the Snapdragon 3100 advantage.|
For the fact that we are fitness minded, we choose Fossil Gen 4 Sport which no doubt also has a nice stylish design.