New Samsung Gear S3 smartwatches was unveiled by Korean giant company during IFA trade show in September. This gadget comes in two models; the Samsung Gear S3 classic and the Samsung Gear S3 frontier. New wearable device has been landed in the UK and Canada since last month. Now, we had news that the Gear S3 smartwatches will make debut in the United States from November 18th, 2016.
Consumers will enjoy the benefits of a smartwatch with the LTE capability of Gear S3. Company says it is easy to make or receive phone calls, and also read or reply to texts and notifications. Meanwhile, users can stay connected while leaving their phone behind.
Both Gear S3 classic and Gear S3 frontier bring a 1.3-inch (360 x 360 pixels) Circular Super AMOLED Always On Display. That’s covered by the latest Corning Gorilla Glass SR+ protection. It is also carrying a rotating bezel.
In terms of software, both variants of the Gear S3 – classic and frontier is running on Tizen-based Wearable Platform 2.3.2. The Gear S3 frontier has a rugged outdoor look, while the Gear S3 classic brings minimalist, elegant look.
Samsung Gear S3 classic and Gear S3 frontier Specifications
- 1.3-inch (360×360 pixels) Circular Super AMOLED Always On display, 278ppi
- 1GHz Dual-Core processor
- 768MB RAM, 4GB internal memory
- Tizen based wearable platform 2.3.2
- Built-in speaker
- IP68 Certified Dust and Water Resistant
- 3G/4G LTE (Gear S3 frontier), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, MST, A-GPS/Glonass
- Dimensions of classic: 46 x 49 x 12.9; Weight: 57g (without band)
- Dimensions of frontier : 46 x 49 x 12.9; Weight: 62g (without band)
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Heart Rate, Ambient Light, Barometer
- 380mAh Li-ion battery with wireless charging (WPC Inductive), up to 4 days of battery life
The LTE4 version of the Samsung Gear S3 frontier smartwatch will be arrive on AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon. But the official pricing and exact release date would be provided by respective carriers separately.
However, the regular models, Samsung plans to start taking pre-orders for both smartwatches from Sunday, November 6th. It is going to sale start from Friday, November 18th. The Samsung Gear S3 classic and frontier are priced at $349.99. You’ll found it on Samsung.com as well as Amazon, Best Buy, and Macy’s.