Samsung could launch Gear S3 in India in January 2017


Samsung had announced Gear S3 smartwatch at the IFA 2016 in Berlin in August this year. According to a latest report from SamMobile, the company is expected to release the smartwatch in India next year.

Samsung’s Gear S3 classic and Gear S3 frontier smartwatches are already available in the US, UK and other international markets. Both these have a 1.3-inch (360×360 pixels) Circular Super AMOLED Always On Display with the latest Corning Gorilla Glass SR+ protection and has rotating bezel. These run Tizen- Based Wearable Platform 2.3.2. The Gear S3 frontier includes LTE connectivity and offers a rugged outdoor look, while the Gear S3 classic offers minimalist, elegant look.

Samsung Gear S3 classic and Gear S3 frontier Specifications

  • 1.3-inch (360×360 pixels) Circular Super AMOLED Always On display, 278ppi
  • 1GHz Dual-Core processor
  • 768MB RAM, 4GB internal memory
  • Tizen based wearable platform 2.3.2
  • Built-in speaker
  • IP68 Certified Dust and Water Resistant
  • 3G/4G LTE (Gear S3 frontier), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, MST, A-GPS/Glonass
  • Dimensions of classic: 46 x 49 x 12.9; Weight: 57g (without band)
  • Dimensions of frontier : 46 x 49 x 12.9; Weight: 62g (without band)
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Heart Rate, Ambient Light, Barometer
  • 380mAh Li-ion battery with wireless charging (WPC Inductive), up to 4 days of battery life

There is no word on the exact launch date of the Gear S3 line of smartwatches from the company yet.


Author: Sneha Bokil

Sneha Bokil is a tech enthusiast and is currently using OnePlus 3T but she still treasures her Nokia N70 (M). You can follow her on Twitter @snehabokil and on Google+