Samsung Gear S3 are among the most popular smart watches out of the line Apple Watch. The latter is the undisputed leader, taking almost 50% of the market “smart” hours. But now the South Korean model has one significant advantage: watch Samsung received the support of cellular networks.
Samsung officially announced the smart watch Gear S3 LTE networks. New features make the watch is completely independent from a smartphone and enable users to accept or reject calls simply by turning the bezel around the screen. This feature is expected only in the third generation of the Apple Watch. Announcing the LTE model Gear S3 pointed to the advantage of novelty over other smart watches.
“The emergence of LTE support in S3 Gear classic will give users the opportunity to be in the way even when they left my phone,” said a Samsung spokesperson Alanna cotton.
Samsung Gear S3 is built on a dual-core processor, clocked at 1.0 GHz running Tizen OS. They feature a round display type Super AMOLED with a diameter of 1.3 inches and a resolution of 360 x 360 pixels. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla glass SR+.
In the presence of 768 MB of RAM and 4 GB for user data storage. Watch is equipped with various sensors and the GPS receiver. You can also support NFC and wireless charging. Food provides a battery capacity of 380 mA * h. With dimensions of 46 x 49 x 12,9 mm watch weighs 57 g. They are designed for standard straps fastening with a width of 22 mm. Degree of protection the device is IP68.
In Samsung do not say anything about the cost of the Samsung Gear S3 Classic with support for LTE-networks. But most likely it will be above the price of conventional variant of the smart watch, which sold for $350. It is expected that their cost will be around $400.