Samsung finally brings Gear S3 in India!

Samsung launched Gear S3 Classic and Gear S3 Frontier smartwatches in India. These were earlier announced last year on IFA 2016. The Gear S3 has 1.3-inch Circular Super AMOLED Always On Display. It comes with IP68 ratings for water and dust resistance. As far as connectivity it comes with NFC, built-in speaker for activate voice messaging and music listening, and GPS.

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

[notification type=”notification_info” ]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.[/notification]

The Samsung Gear S3 Classic and Gear S3 Frontier will be available for Rs. 28,500 each. And both will go on sale from 18th January.

Samsung Gear S3 classic and Gear S3 frontier specifications are

  • Processor: 1GHz Dual-Core
  • Display: 1.3-inch Circular Super AMOLED Always On, 278ppi, 360×360 pixels
  • RAM: 768MB
  • Memory: 4GB internal
  • OS: Tizen based wearable platform 2.3.2
  • Compatible with Android and iOS
  • IP68 Certified Dust and Water Resistant
  • Connectivity: 3G/4G LTE (Gear S3 frontier), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, MST, A-GPS/Glonass
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Heart Rate, Ambient Light, Barometer
  • Battery: 380mAh Li-ion with wireless charging (WPC Inductive), up to 4 days of battery life