A new Fossil-branded smartwatch is now receiving the Wear OS 3 update. Skagen Falster Gen 6 was released about a year ago earlier 4100 and with Snapdragon Wear 4100+ platform. The smartwatch has been promised a new update since it was first announced, and although the original timeline was for the H2 1200, the update is about a few weeks behind schedule.
Skagen Falster Gen 6
A user posted a Reddit thread about the ongoing update. One owner reported that the updated Skagen has fewer faces, and the Pixel faces are gone. Apparently, there are only 8 Skagen faces. Others are reporting some missing features here and there. Like the October update for the Fossil Gen 6, Google Assistant is missing from the update. This is due to some hardware limitations of Wear OS 3 and Google Assistant. Currently, Assistant is only available on Wear OS 3 watches running Samsung’s wearable Exynos chipset
One user claims the update contains the same build number as Fossil Gen 6 smartwatches, which received Same update for October. Another user’s first impression was that the UI felt smoother and faster, with no noticeable difference in battery life. Another user reported improved connectivity and app options on iOS.
Skagen Falster Gen 6 with Wear OS app
If you want to download the Wear OS 3 update for this smartwatch, you should know that all user data on the Wear OS 3 smartwatch will be wiped and you will have to use a new Skagen The companion app sets up the watch. As mentioned, you also won’t be able to use Google Assistant on your wrist. We hope Google will work with Qualcomm to do whatever it takes to bring Assistant back. Alexa also works as a backup voice assistant.