The Samsung Gear S3 has been introduced, making it the most recent flagship smartwatch to be revealed. The tool comes in three various models, but the biggest distinction is between the look of Gear S3 Traditional as well as Equipment S3 Frontier (as well as the truth that the Frontier has optional LTE connection). Allow’s initial take an appearance at the specs they share and after that mention some crucial differences.

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Specs in common:

  • Display: 1.3″ Circular AMOLED
  • Resolution: 360 x 360, 278ppi
  • Full Color Always On Display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass SR+
  • Processor: Dual core 1.0 GHz
  • OS: Tizen Based Wearable System 2.3.2
  • Memory: 4GB Internal
  • RAM: 768MB
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyro, Measure, HRM, Ambient light
  • Battery: 380 mAh
  • Charging: Wireless Charging (WPC inductive)
  • Weather: IP68 water and dust resistance
  • Compatibility: Android 4.4+ with 1.5 GB+ RAM
  • Strap: Standard 22m

Now some key differences.


  • Classic: Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
  • Frontier #1: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
  • Frontier # 2: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, LTE and A-GPS


  • Classic: 57g
  • Frontier: 62g
  • Note both share 46 x 49 x 12.9 dimensions

As you can see the greatest difference between the two watches are the look with the Timeless appearing as more of a conventional watch whereas the Frontier is even more of an active way of living physical fitness band, as well as the capability for the Frontier to pack LTE inside. The various other internals stay much more or much less unchanged although the Frontier is ever so slightly heavier.

Which would you acquire: the Gear S3 Classic, Equipment S3 Frontier, or Gear S3 Frontier LTE?