Samsung’s Gear S3 Smartwatches Look Beautiful. You Know, Like Normal Watches
They look nice and come with the necessary tracking functionality but no notifications. But for the ones who want a stylish model, they might be a good choice!
Smartwatches are looking more like normal watches, but they’re still entirely different objects. You can’t unlock their full functionality unless you tether them to your phone. And battery life is an issue—you’ve got to charge a smartwatch every day.
Those things don’t change with Samsung’s new smartwatches, but they take a step in the right direction for wearable tech. The new Gear S3 models look great, with stainless-steel bodies that can be used with any 22mm strap. It looks like Samsung is straying away from the futuristic looks of the Gear S2 and going all-in on the design cues of its S2 Classic model. In terms of size and styling, these are strictly men’s watches.
The sportier Samsung Gear S3 Frontier is the more feature-loaded of Samsung’s new offerings, with a 4G LTE connectivity option. Both it and the new S3 Classic offer IP68 water-resistance and higher-capacity batteries than their predecessors. Both new watches still run Tizen, and they have Samsung…
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