Samsung launches Gear S3 in India priced at Rs 28,500
The Gear S3 smartwatch comes with IP68 water resistance, military level durability and battery backup up to 4 days.
Samsung India on Tuesday unveiled its latest flagship smartwatch the Gear S3. It Gear S3 will be available in two variants the classic and frontier and will both go on sale from January 18 and will be available for a price of Rs 28,500 through all its leading Samsung sales channels.
The smartwatch has IP68 water resistance, up to 4 days of battery backup, dedicated app store and built-in speaker and GPS, making it the ideal addition to any watch collection.
“With the Gear S3, we continue to build on our wearables heritage of offering diverse choices to enhance consumers’ unique lifestyles,” said Manu Sharma, Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India. “Gear S2 achieved meaningful progress in the smartwatch category with a personalized watch face and a versatile rotating bezel that provided an intuitive smartwatch experience. Now with the new Gear S3, we expand our Gear collection and introduce not only a great smartwatch, but a great watch. With smart capabilities and sophisticated, elegant design, the Gear S3 marks a significant addition to our smartwatch portfolio.”
In addition to its water resistance, it offers military-level durability so consumers can get through their day, regardless of weather conditions. The Gear S3 features Corning Gorilla Glass SR+, which is specifically designed for wearable devices to provide a tougher, more scratch resistant and crisp display.
It has 16 million colors full-color Always On Display (AOD) and Super AMOLED technology. The AOD always shows the time rather than automatically fading to black.
Additionally, with the built-in speaker, users can take calls, activate voice messaging and listen to their favorite tunes.
The Gear S3 has an option where users can activate the SOS from the designated button to alert family, friends and emergency professionals about crisis situations, even when their phone isn’t in-hand.