Samsung will launch its 3rd generation Gear S, smartwatch — the Gear S3 – in India on January 10. The company is now sending media invitations for the same, that reads, “Samsung India cordially invites you to a nighttime of celebrating timeless style that is innovative, personal and everlasting” and has the Gear S3 in the background. To recall, Samsung had first unveiled the Gear S3 in August last year, ahead of IFA 2016 in Berlin.
Just like the Gear S2, the Gear S3 is likewise to be had in two variants: Classic and Frontier. While the classic should attract to the ones searching out a more minimalistic layout, the Frontier has been designed for customers with greater active lifestyles. It is yet to be visible if Samsung will convey both the classic and Frontier variations of the Gear S3 to India.
Samsung To Launch Gear S3 Smartwatch In India
The gear S3 makes a specialty of enhancements in nearly all quarters — display size, safety, more RAM, greater and progressed options for fitness monitoring and extra importantly higher battery lifestyles — over its predecessor, in step with Samsung.
It comes with a 1.3-inch brilliant AMOLED display with a 360×360 pixels resolution that’s protected via Corning’s Gorilla Glass SR+ panel, specifically designed for wearables. The USP of the smartwatch is stated to be its complete color constantly-On display mode — taken from Samsung’s Galaxy range phones– which, in line with Samsung, allows the display to show 16 million colorations even all through sleep mode.
The gear S3 is IP68 certified for water and dust resistance, with the rugged Frontier variation additionally offering military grade safety and surprise resistance skills. The dial is carved out of jewellery-grade 360L stainless-steel. On the inside, the smartwatch is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor clubbed with 768MB of RAM and 4GB of internal memory. Connectivity includes wi-fi, Bluetooth, NFC and MST and GPS.
Sensors onboard the Gear S3 include the accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, gyro, and a heart-rate monitor. There’s additionally a speedometer to measure top speed onboard the smartwatch.