The new Gear S3 Frontier & Classic smartwatches are now available in all major countries across the world. It is the third generation digital smartwatch from Samsung, comes with many changes inside it. It is second smartwatch running on their own Tizen platform rather than Android. First Gear Watch released on Android based Wear OS platform. After launching Gear models on new Tizen OS there are many good changes happened into it. This smartwatch can now support with new Galaxy S10 series, Galaxy S9 duo, Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus devices. It is compatible with Galaxy Note 9, iPhone XS, iPhone 8 duo & other Android smartphones. After the release of Tizen 3.0 firmware update it had got even more support from app developers as well as Samsung developers and the latest Tizen 4.0 update is even better to go with it.
First good thing is they separately made their own look for their wearable and now more and more developers are making their best watch faces to make Gear S3 different watch. Samsung created their special features for Gear watches which we doesn’t seen on Android gadgets, that’s make it must have watch. The new Galaxy Watch & Galaxy Watch Active smartwatches are best examples of it.
In the recent days many customers were complaining about Samsung’s decision to leave Android and brought new born OS which don’t have apps or games. But now in the second year almost all things are changed and Gear S3 became tough competitor to Android and Apple. It doesn’t run on Android Wear OS or Apple Watch OS but it had become successful to grab attention of many major player developers. Now when we see into the Galaxy App Store then there are plenty of useful apps to serve Gear customers.
Samsung has announced that there are 4 times more apps in the Galaxy App Store than last year. That means users can get more quality apps from the store. Big developers are now started to create their quality apps on Gear S3 Frontier & Classic which are highly important on any gadget. Here I will give you list of such top 13 apps which must have on any wearable. Some apps are made by Samsung itself and one other are from big name developers in the market. Below are such top 13 best apps to use on new Samsung Gear S3 Frontier & Classic smartwatches.
The Speedometer app is made by Samsung for their all smartwatches. The app was absent in the initial days but later Samsung launched it for new devices. It is very useful feature to track your speed and distance. You can measure your speed and distance in many ways like graph or numbers. The Speedometer app is more important for sport persons or other users who goes outside.
2. Here WeGo
The Here WeGo app is navigation app on Gear S3 Classic & Frontier watches. It will give you accurate navigation map to reach on your destination. It doesn’t need Here app to synchronize map data, instead it works independently to get all information. That means it will save your time as well as provide needy information on the time. The users who roams in New cities every time they can use it. In the store it is now best app to use to find correct roads and many other destinations.
3. Find My Car
The new Find My Car is best app to find out your parked car. If you parked your car in traffic area and after so much of time enable to find it out, then this app can help you to get your car. With the help of built-in GPS it will track your car and tell you exact location and how far you are from there. In the rush it can help you so it is better to have Find My Car app on the Gear S3.
The Uber app is must have app for travel guys. In the need you can call Uber taxi from anywhere. Surprisingly it is not available in Tizen Store, but have in Gear App Manager due to its large presence in all countries. Depend on your country you can use this app. It has each and every features to get help of them. Call the taxi, track the taxi online, get the information about car and driver, Live navigation and many more features are inside it.
The new Glympse app is useful to share your current location to other users. It doesn’t look useful, but in real life it is very useful. Like when you are going late and want to share exactly where you are then this app can help you. Due to the heavy traffic you are going out of late and want to share your exact location to your family member then Glympse is there for you.
In the everyday life we all need calculator to count numbers or to solve some other mathematical problems. If you also want one best calculator app on the Gear S3 then new Calculator app is good option. It has simple look to understand all the functions and you can solve your all basic problems on it. It exclusively made for Gear S3 smartwatches, so it is better to have it.
7. Twitter Trends
The Twitter Trends app is good for those users which are always present on Twitter. This app will let you know all the trending tweets from your accounts. You will get whole tweets on your screen and you can reply to it. Why only reply, also you can retweet or share personally to others. All the hashtags trending will be well shaped on this tiny screen. For the Social Media followers Twitter Trend is best app on Gear S3 Classic as well as Frontier model.
The flipboard is famous news reading app in the world & now comes on Samsung smartwatches. You can read any news or important articles from across the world. Follow your favorite websites from wide variety of categories and read them regularly. You can follow trending topics like Sport, politics, entertainment, science & technology, business and many more. It built nicely for watch so every users could read every fonts on the rounded screen.
If you want to stay updated about real-time weather information of your locality, this app provides the better option. Whether you are planning for a picnic or other activities weather plays a crucial role. The Weather app provides all essential data at your wrist like current temperature, weather forecast and rainfall possibility etc. This simple as well as user-friendly app enables you to plan your schedule accordingly. You can also add your city to get all weather related stat directly from your watch.
10. Alexa Gear Pro
Alexa Gear Pro is the advanced and paid version of the basic Alexa Gear app. The app has been designed and introduced with user-friendly features. In order to use this app you should have installed the companion app in your smartphone. Alexa Gear Pro has additional features such as it records voice command automatically when connected to Alexa service through phone. Now there is no need to push record button or look at the screen of Gear S3 Frontier or Classic watch. Watch automatically vibrates to notify the user, as soon as it starts voice command recording. Though it is the paid version yet it is not ad free version.
11. Watch Face Creator
This app let you create excellent watch faces for Samsung Gear S3. With Watch Face Creator app you can easily design innovative and incredible watch faces. The app allows you to use your photos as background for watch faces as well as add or remove time and battery component. You also have the option to customize the watch faces and set their appearance on watch. Watch faces designed by you are saved in list, so that next time you can use them easily. You are also provided with some special watch faces for free of cost. It is best companion app for Facer Watch face creator app.
Endomondo app coupled with Samsung Gear S3 let you stay tuned with your fitness stat. The app included with built-in GPS tracking all your workout including route, distance, speed and heart rate. It displays all fitness related stat at the watch and allows you to check your progress directly from the wrist. Endomondo tracks several indoor as well as outdoor activities and displays crucial stat. You can set your daily fitness goals and check progress with the relevant data provided by the app. Track your workout and share with friends and family through Facebook etc.
13. NBA Gear App
The official NBA Gear app for Samsung Gear S3 Frontier & Classic let you have access with all sports related information. This app enables you to check schedules, scores and all other information about games. You can either watch the games live or replay it later. It gives you access to all game related notifications including breaking news, game recaps and highlights at your wrist. NBA League Pass gives you access to live games along all the seasons. Select your favourite team and customize your experience to get all updates related to the team directly at your wrist.
These are the best 13 apps for Samsung Gear S3 Frontier & Classic smartwatches. In these apps there are some apps which are exclusively available for Gear S3 which you don’t see on last generation Gear model. Now go to the store and download these top apps to use on Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch. If you want to suggest more apps in this list then feel free to tell us in comments box below.
Madhav Biradar started his career in technology back in 2011, where he covered mobile & gaming articles. He is an enthusiast in smartphone & wearable gadgets. In his free time, he likes to read about new tech gadgets and watch movies.