In the IFA event Samsung has now officially announced their third generation Gear S3 smartwatch. It is the first and most awaited event for Samsung in IFA which is going on in Berlin. The Gear S3 digital watch now has some new features which we missed on previous model. The first main feature is it is IP68 rating device, it means that Gear S3 is waterproof and dust proof device. Here, display is 1.3-inch screen with 360×360 resolution, best part of the display is it made from new Corning Gorilla Glass SR+ technology. Corning said new Gorilla Glass SR+ technology specially made for smartwatches, it gives extra security and better scratch resistant protection to the watches.
Samsung launched this gadget in two variants, there is Gear S3 Classic to Wi-Fi only use and the other Gear S3 Frontier to use with Wi-Fi plus 4G LTE, off course both models comes in different prices. Processor on both models are powered by their own Exynos chipset which locked at 1GHz and to boost its speed there is 786MB RAM. To store personal data, smartwatch apps and other personal images it has 4GB of internal storage.
It has every kinds of sensors to use in need, it has GPS, Accelerometer, Heart Rate, Barometer, Ambient Light and Gyroscope. For the sharing purpose you can use Wi-Fi as well as Bluetooth 4.0 to share most data. On the Classic model you can use only Wi-Fi to connect with internet, but on the Frontier you have 4G LTE plus Wi-Fi options in the favor of customers. Battery is 380mAh Li-Po and it is non removable, Samsung said it can run up to 3-4 days in average use. The Gear S3 display has Always on Display feature which never went to sleep and at least show you time on screen instead of going black.
The Samsung Gear S3 runs on Tizen 2.3 version. It has NFC feature and Samsung Pay option to pay your bill in digital way. Samsung said it will goes on sale from October in selected countries. Gear S3 price may be approximately set to $299. Last generation Gear S2 & S2 Classic will still goes on sale after the release of new model. The availability of this smartwatch is still not confirmed by company, might be they launch when developers create some beautiful watch faces for Gear S3 smartwatch.