Smartwatches are the new trend in watches. More and more people prefer the advanced technology than a usual wristwatch.
Samsung is one of the biggest companies all over the world. It is known for their electronics and their quality. They produce smartwatches that are highly popular all over the world.
The evolution of Samsung smartwatches is really amazing. But after years of research and technological improvement, we have today the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier.
It combines luxury and usefulness. Usually, such watches are beautiful and they have no software or they have software and they are ugly.
Let’s dive into the world of this smartwatch!
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier is an excellent quality watch with AMOLED screen. It has a touchscreen, a rotating wheel, and physical buttons to navigate into the software really easy. The performance is really smooth.
It contains many services such as:
- Step Counter
- News Feed
- Track your daily water and coffee
- You can add your own widgets
There is also a feature that is called SOS Service. When you press 3 times, it automatically sends an alarm to your closest people that you are in danger.
The upper physical button is for back and lower is for home. Double pressing the lower button is a fast app opener. You can choose what app you want to open fast. This could be the alarm or the S Voice.
Samsung Health (or S Health) is ideal for people who want to maintain their physical appearance good and have a strong body. It includes a fitness monitor and monitor for sports like walking, running, cycling, elliptical trainer, rowing machine and dynamic workout.
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier is charged wirelessly and the battery life can last for about 4 days.
The bands change easily if they break or for changing the look of the watch. It is really beautiful and classy. The face of the watch changes easily and you can pick from a big variety of faces.
It can survive drops and it is really durable. The screen is Gorilla Glass so that it is not scratch or break easily.
It contains Bluetooth, WiFi connection and NFC. Also, it contains GPS for your walking and hiking.
It comes with a warranty if there is any problem.
There is also an LTE version, which supports making calls.
Using the apps constantly can lead to a smaller duration of battery life than the 4 days.
In my opinion, if you do not have a Samsung smartphone, I recommend to not buy this watch as you may have problems with notifications and calls if you buy the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier LTE.
It can be beautiful but it is bigger than average smartwatch because of the big hardware.
Announced: August 2016
Released: November 2016
Dimensions: 49 x 46 x 12.9 mm (1.93 x 1.81 x 0.51 in)
Weight: 63 g (2.22 oz)
Build: Stainless Steel 316L
Pay: Samsung Pay
Durability: IP68 dust/waterproof (up to 1.5m for 30 min)
Straps: Compatible with standard 22mm straps
Display Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours
Size: 1.3 inches, 10.8 cm2 (~48.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution: 360 x 360 pixels, 1:1 ratio (~278 ppi density)
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass SR+
OS: Tizen-based wearable platform 2.3.2
Chipset: Exynos 7270
CPU: Dual-core 1.0 GHz
Memory: 4 GB (Internal), 768 MB RAM
Alert Types: Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, heart rate, barometer
Messaging: SMS(threaded view), Email, IM
Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 380 mAh battery
IconX Bundle contains the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier and the Gear IconX Cord-free Earbuds. Their main features are the 5 hours of Bluetooth streaming, 7 hours of MP3 listening or 4 hours talk time if you have the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier LTE.
You can also speak commands with Google Voice and get results immediately.
They also come with multiple sizes of ear-tips in the package so they fit perfectly into your ears. Of course, this bundle is more expensive as it contains the earbuds.
Should you buy the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier? The answer is:
If you have a Samsung smartphone, then YES. It is a great choice for you or to gift it to your loved ones.
Buy If the brand of your smartphone is different from Samsung then you should consider buying another watch as you may have problems with your notification. For you, I would recommend the Xiaomi AmazFit 2 that is compatible with every phone.
Pick your smartwatch with caution and research and you will be happy with your choices. Do you agree? Write you opinion in the comments.
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