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Samsung Gear S3 Smartwatches launched in India at Rs. 28,500

Samsung has launched the Gear S3 smartwatch in India. Samsung is offering two models of Gear S3- Classic and Frontier. The frontier variant looks a bit rugged whereas the classic variant gives more of a traditional watch look. The smartwatch is compatible with 22mm watch bands so that the consumers can easily personalize their watch to match any outfit or special occasion.

Both the smartwatches sports a 1.3-inch Circular Super AMOLED (360 x 360), 278ppi. These smartwatches come with Coloured Always on Display, IP68 water resistance, up to 4 days of battery backup, dedicated app store and built-in speaker, GPS, and Corning Gorilla Glass SR+.

Gear S3 always on display

The Gear S3 comes with rotating bezel has been enhanced with new features. Without touching the screen, users can accept or reject a call or snooze an alarm. In addition, messages can be scrawled by a finger on the screen to automatically convert to texts. Users can also create short reminders and to-do lists to manage even the most hectic schedules with the Reminders application that can take details by voice as well.

The Gear S3 offers ‘hyper-connectedness’ with the Remote Connectivity feature that allows the Gear S3 to receive phone notifications way beyond the limits of BT or WiFi. All that is required is for ‘Remote Connectivity’ to be turned on in the Gear Manager app. The built-in GPS functionality enables users to accurately monitor their daily fitness activities while the Alti/barometer and Speedometer allow users to track everything from altitude and atmospheric pressure to sudden changes in weather, distance traveled and speed.

Gear S3 pedometer and music

Additionally, with the built-in speaker, users can take calls, activate voice messaging and listen to their favorite tunes.  In case of an emergency, users can activate the SOS from the designated button to alert family, friends and emergency professionals about crisis situations, even when their phone isn’t in-hand. Consumers can access a diverse range of apps, including fitness, music, news, sports and travel apps – all optimized for the Gear S3.

Manu Sharma, Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India said:

“With the Gear S3, we continue to build on our wearables heritage of offering diverse choices to enhance consumers’ unique lifestyles”. “With the new Gear S3, we expand our Gear collection and introduce not only a great smartwatch, but a great watch. With smart capabilities and sophisticated, elegant design, the Gear S3 marks a significant addition to our smartwatch portfolio.”

Both the Gear S3 classic & frontier will go on sale from 18th of January, 2017 and will be available in all leading Samsung sales channels at a price of Rs. 28,500.

Samsung Gear S3 Specifications

ParametersGear S3 ClassicGear S3 Frontier
Display1.3” Circular Super AMOLED
360 x 360, 278ppi
Full Color Always On Display
Corning® Gorilla® Glass SR+
1.3” Circular Super AMOLED
360 x 360, 278ppi
Full Color Always On Display
Corning® Gorilla® Glass SR+
APDual core 1.0 GHzDual core 1.0 GHz
Memory4GB Internal memory, 768MB RAM4GB Internal memory, 768MB RAM
DurabilityIP68 water & dust resistanceIP68 water & dust resistance, Military Standard MIL-STD-810G
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyro, Barometer, HRM, Ambient lightAccelerometer, Gyro, Barometer, HRM, Ambient light
Connectivity3G/LTE, Bluetooth® 4.2, Wi-Fi b/g/n, NFC, MST, GPS/Glonass Bluetooth® 4.2, Wi-Fi b/g/n,
NFC, MST, GPS/Glonass
3G/LTE, Bluetooth® 4.2, Wi-Fi b/g/n, NFC, MST, GPS/Glonass Bluetooth® 4.2, Wi-Fi b/g/n,
NFC, MST, GPS/Glonass
Dimensions46 x 49 x 12.9mm, Weight: 62g (without band)46 x 49 x 12.9mm, Weight: 57g (without band)
Battery380mAh, Wireless charging (WPC Inductive)380mAh, Wireless charging (WPC Inductive)
OSTizen Based Wearable Platform 2.3.2Tizen Based Wearable Platform 2.3.2
PriceRs. 28,500Rs. 28,500

About Shobhit Aggarwal

Shobhit Aggarwal
Shobhit Aggarwal is the founder of Gadgets Parade. He is a tech geek from over a decade. He is very passionate to know more about new improvements in the tech world and tries to adapt it as much as possible. His first goal is to suggest his viewers with the best technology which the money can buy and also which can ease their life. Second, he wants everyone to get updated with the technological news as the world is adopting technology so fast, in almost every field. His suggestions and reviews are based on his understand and experience, they are totally unbiased.

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