Samsung announced their latest smartwatch Gear S3 to be in stores nationwide starting January 21, 2017. The Gear S3 feels and looks like a real watch, but it does match more than a regular watch. The Gear S3 features a 1.3-inch circular Super AMOLED touch display mounted with Corning Gorilla Glass SR+. The Gear S3 has a 1.3-inch Circular Super AMOLED screen and the resolution of 360×360. Smartwatch is powered with 1.0 GHz Dual-Core CPU, and it comes with 768MB RAM. There is a 4GB of storage and 380mAh battery that Samsung claims it will last for 4 days.
You can navigate Gear 3 through touch or use the rotating bezel. The top button for Exit/Home and the bottom for App Menu will help you with navigation. On the left side you will see three holes for the speaker. On the right side you can find a microphone and couple of textured buttons Back and Menu. Smartwatch is made of stainless steel case body and bezel. The back side is made of plastic but feels very solid. Smartwatch is a fitness tracker as well. There are sensors located under the watch which track your physical activities and health status. It will monitor your barometric pressure, different types of exercises, count your steps, measure your heart rate and sleep, calculate calories, count your steps and even give you heads up on the weather.
When it comes to apps Samsung Gear S3 has uploaded games which you can uninstall at any time. There is a S Health and S Voice app as well but one of the most exciting features of the Gear S3 is of course its ability to make and take calls. It does have built-in microphone and speaker. You can also synchronize the Smartwatch with your contact list on the phone. The Samsung Gear app is available for Android and iOS, so you can manage your notifications and install apps for the smartwatch. You can also connect with your Wi-Fi at home to retrieve data online. Setup is very simple. All you need to do is to choose your language, agree to terms and conditions, set a PIN and set up the date and time.
Samsung has an excellent smartwatch that has a stunning look, well-build, great performance, lot of features and a long battery. Smartwatch indeed.
- 1.3-inch Circular Super AMOLED Display – 360×360, 278ppi
- Corning Gorilla Glass SR+
- 1.0 GHz Dual Core chip
- 4GB Internal memory
- 768 MB RAM
- Wi-Fi b/g/n
- Bluetooth 4.2
- GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
- IP68 water and dust resistance
- Tizen 2.3.2
- 380mAh battery with wireless charging