Samsung Gear S3 Frontier and Classic smartwatches launch with iPhone, GPS and LTE support


Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch has been launched with GPS and LTE functionality in Gear S3 Classic and Gear S3 Frontier variants with support for iPhone. The launch of Samsung Gear S3 is seen with high importance since it comes well ahead of the iPhone 7 launches on September 7. The Classic model of Samsung Gear S3 comes with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, while the Frontier variant is equipped with GPS and 4G LTE support. The new Wearable device from Samsung offers an always-on Super AMOLED display. Moreover, with the integration of LTE in the Frontier model, Samsung has designed a rugged watch gadget. The watch will have the capability to stream songs from music services like Spotify without sacrificing performance.

When inspected, both models look very similar to each other with a 46mm solid steel case and a rotating bezel. Adopted from the Gear S2, the bezel is used to switch between watch faces and select apps.

SamsungĀ Gear S3 Frontier and Classic Specifications

Moreover, the Gear S3 makes use of standard 22mm watch bands. You can also integrate third-party bands. The larger body of the wearable consist of a 380mAh battery, which has the ability to deliver up to four days of battery life.

Inspired by the active explorer, the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier variant flaunts a rugged outdoor look with an elegant style that blends with all form and functions. Samsung has designed the model in such a way that it suits both leisure and business.

In the meantime, the Gear S3 Classic model offers a minimalist look and feel. If you purchase this model, you will find that the wearable look more or less similar to iconic timepieces. Furthermore, the classic model has been designed with great attention to detail. The size and shape look similar to that of a well-crafted luxury watch.

SamsungĀ Gear S3 Frontier and Classic Features

Some of the other common features included with both Classic and Frontier models of the Gear S3 are IP-68 water-resistant capability, military-level durability, barometer/speedometer, support for Samsung Pay and MST/NFC payment transactions including speakers. The new Gear S3 smartwatch also comes with Corning Gorilla Glass SR+, which is dubbed to be super scratch resistant.

The newly launched Samsung Gear S3 is powered by the latest release of Tizen. Samsung has announced that it will release new updates for Gear S2.

Samsung Gear S3 Pricing & Availability

As of this writing, we don’t have any information about the pricing or expected release date. According to sources, the Gear S3 will be available in the US within the next few months.

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