SAMSUNG GEAR 3 CLASSIC & GEAR 3 FRONTIER FEATURES,SPEC & PRICE

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INTRODUCTION

Samsung is here again they have added another gear device to the family with the introduction of the Samsung Gear S3 Classic and the rugged Samsung Gear S3 Frontier.Samsung made the announcement at the IFA in September 2016 and they are both scheduled to be released by November 2016.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

The Samsung Gear S3 Classic has a more traditional appearance, while the Frontier showcases a more rugged and active look .If you want to show off at any of your business meeting then the classic Gear 3 is your best bet,it has a more iconic appearance,a stainless steel body and circular buttons next to the brushed metal rotating bezel.

With the classic S3 you have a 46mm steel case weighing 57g which makes it bigger than the Gear S2 44mm case and any other smartwatches.

If you want to go for fitness and ‘exploration’ then you need to check out the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier,it has a slightly larger raised bezel which also rotates and has a rectangular, textured buttons.it weighs about 62g which is heavier than the classic at 57g.

The Samsung Gear S3 Classic and Samsung Gear S3 Frontier will come with a 1.3-inch circular Super AMOLED always-on display with a resolution of 360 x 360 and a pixel density of 278ppi (pixels per inch), and it’s protected by extra-tough Corning Gorilla Glass SR+, which is a first for a Samsung Gear wearable.

OS AND PROCESSOR

In the area of software both smartwatches will run on the latest Samsung built OS 9 Tizen (2.3.2),it will be powered by a dual-core 1GHz processor along with 758MB of RAM.

Samsung said the latest version of Tizen will come with some new software features like the ability to write or draw on the display to respond to messages or create short reminders.

 

OTHER FEATURES

Another cool features of the Gear’s is that they are IP68 water- and dust-resistant rated, which means they can thrive under one meter of water for 30 minutes just like the S7 pair.

Twist the bezel right, and you’ll see a number of widgets, which gives you quick access to your favorite apps. You can also view your step count, control your music, or call an Uber right from the widgets.

The Samsung Gear S3 Frontier comes with 4G LTE, making it ideal for outdoor adventures You can, of course, accept calls on the watch, just like you would on a phone, but the Classic will have to rely on WiFi connection.

Samsung Gear S3 users can also swap bands depending on the occasion. The Samsung Gear S3 is also compatible with standard 22mm bands. The Classic features a standard black leather strap, while the Frontier has a rubberized strap and designer Arik Levy helped create some strap designs

He’s also produced a series of watch face designs to compliment the 15 faces already pre-loaded onto the watch.

Lets not forget the area of sensors because the Samsung Gear S3 comes with accelerometer, ambient light sensor and the same heart rate monitor as the Gear S2.It also has an altimeter, barometer and speedometer to track things like altitude and atmospheric pressure and sudden changes in the weather.

The Gear S3 also comes with an SOS mode function that allows users to activate location tracking to alert families, friends and emergency services if the user encounters any problems, even when they don’t have their smartphone on them.

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BATTERY

The battery section has been upgraded at 380mAh, the Gear S3 has certainly surpassed the S2’s 250mAh.With the Gear S3 you get about 3-4 days of usage with and without LTE.

COMPATIBILITY

The Samsung Gear S3 devices can only work on android phones so IOS users would have to wait for a while,but beta testing is still ongoing on the Gear 2.

SEE SPECIFICATION

The Samsung Gear 3 Classic

  • Network Technology:No
  • Dimensions:49 x 46 x 12.9 mm (1.93 x 1.81 x 0.51 in)
  • Weight:57 g (2.01 oz)
  • Build:Stainless Steel 316L
  • Samsung Pay:Yes
  • Dust proof:Yes
  • Water resistant:Yes over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
  • Compatible with standard 22mm straps
  • DISPLAY Type:Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size:1.3 inches (~48.1% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution:360 x 360 pixels (~278 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch:Yes
  • Protection:Corning Gorilla Glass SR+
  • Always-on display
  • Rotating bezel
  • OS:Tizen-based wearable platform 2.3.2
  • CPU:Dual-core 1.0 GHz
  • MEMORY Card slot:No
  • Internal:4 GB, 758 MB RAM
  • CAMERA:No
  • Alert types:Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker:Yes
  • 5mm jack:No
  • WLAN:Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth v4.2:Yes
  • GPS:Yes, GLONASS
  • NFC:Yes
  • Radio:No
  • USB:No
  • Sensors:Accelerometer, gyro, heart rate, barometer
  • Messaging:SMS(threaded view), Email, IM
  • Browser:No
  • Java:No
  • WPC wireless charging:Yes
  • S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
  • MP3/M4A/AAC/WAV player
  • Photo viewer
  • Voice memo/dial/commands
  • BATTERY:Non-removable Li-Ion 380 mAh battery
  • Talk time:Up to 72 h (mixed usage)
  • Colors:Silver

 

The Samsung Gear 3 Frontier

  • Network Technology:GSM/HSPA/LTE
  • Dimensions:49 x 46 x 12.9 mm (1.93 x 1.81 x 0.51 in)
  • Weight:62 g (2.01 oz)
  • Build:Stainless Steel 316L
  • Sim Card:Yes (e-SIM)
  • Samsung Pay
  • Dust proof
  • Water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
  • Compatible with standard 22mm straps
  • DISPLAY Type:Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size:1.3 inches (~48.1% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution:360 x 360 pixels (~278 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch:Yes
  • Protection:Corning Gorilla Glass SR+
  • Always-on display
  • Rotating bezel
  • OS:Tizen-based wearable platform 2.3.2
  • CPU:Dual-core 1.0 GHz
  • MEMORY Card slot:No
  • Internal:4 GB, 758 MB RAM
  • CAMERA:No
  • Alert types:Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker:Yes
  • 5mm jack:No
  • WLAN:Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth:v4.2
  • GPS:Yes,A-GPS GLONASS
  • NFC:Yes
  • Radio:No
  • USB:No
  • Sensors:Accelerometer, gyro, heart rate, barometer
  • Messaging:SMS(threaded view), Email, IM
  • Browser:No
  • Java:No
  • WPC wireless charging:Yes
  • S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
  • MP3/M4A/AAC/WAV player
  • Photo viewer
  • Voice memo/dial/commands
  • BATTERY:Non-removable Li-Ion 380 mAh battery
  • Talk time:Up to 72 h (mixed usage)
  • Colors:Black

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY

The Samsung Gear 3 Classic and the Gear 3 Frontier is not yet available in Nigeria,when available you can get it at any of the online stores. Both the Classic and the Frontier models will be available pre-order at a price of $445 which may likely change.

Samsung has also made it interesting by including a a pair of its Level Active Bluetooth sports-style headphones with the Gear S3, but only for the first 1,000 buyers that order before November 10.

Explore various models of Samsung smartwatches on konga.com from ₦25,000 and enjoy the best prices, great customer experience and fast delivery service nationwide.

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