Samsung Gear S3 Classic, Frontier Smartwatch Models Launched in India


Here’s an insight into the key features, specifications and price of Samsung Gear S3 Frontier model.

The much-awaited Samsung Gear s3 classic was finally launched by Tech Giant Samsung in India, this Tuesday. It’s a successor to the previous Samsung Gear S2 that was equally among tech-fans. For those who don’t know, the Samsung smartwatches come in two variants—the Classic and the Frontier. As revealed by the South Korean company, both the models will be available on Samsung retail channels from January 18 onward.

Samsung Gear S3 Classic Vs Frontier Smartwatches: A Comparative Analysis of its Features

The Samsung Gear S3 is a new-generation advanced smartwatch initially launched at IFA 2016. The smartwatches run on Samsung’s own Tizen OS rather than the Google Android Wear.

  • Body and Design

Both the models are made of a watch-grade 316L steel with rotating bezel. The frontier model of Samsung Gear S3 features a MIL rugged design whereas the Classic variant features a refined look. The body is designed in such a manner that the rotating bezel will enable the users to pick up calls or turn off the alarm without touching the display.

  • 4G Connectivity

The new Gear S3 carries a cellular radio chip that allows seamless, high-speed 4G connectivity that allows you quick connectivity with the smartphones to make calls or surf the internet. Moreover, the ‘SOS’ alert feature allows the device to send alerts to friends, family and other acquaintances present on your contact list.

This feature sets it apart from Apple Watch Series 2, which is currently leading the market, at present.

  • High-Resolution Display

Gear S3 features a 1.3-inch display (360×360 pixel) resolution protected by Gorilla Glass SR. The Super AMOLED technology ensures crystal clear display, water-resistance and IP68 dust resistance.

  • Other High-End Features

The high-end features include a built-in GPS and audio speaker that is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor. The Frontier model, especially features 3G/LTE technology, Bluetooth v4.2, NFC/MST and Wi-Fi connectivity that ensures you’re well connected to the world.

A happy news for Samsung users—the company recently introduced Samsung Gear S app to support Gear S2 and S3 models. This way, the users can connect it to Apple phones as well.

What’s the budget? Rumours suggest that the smartwatch is priced at Rs. 28,500.

According to Samsung Vice President for India, Manu Sharma the company has specially introduced the Gear S3 series to allow users to use a personalised watch that is not just elegant and sophisticated, but smart as well! Tech-fans believe the watch will set fire in the technology market.