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Apple Watch Series 3 vs Samsung Gear S3 Frontier vs Samsung Gear S3 Classic


Product Name

Apple Watch Series 3

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

Samsung Gear S3 Classic

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Brand Apple Samsung Samsung
Category Smartwatch Smartwatch Smartwatch

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General

Release September, 2017 November, 2016 November, 2016
Device Name Apple Watch Series 3 Samsung Gear S3 frontier Samsung Gear S3 classic
Device Type Smartwatch Smartwatch Smartwatch
Device Model MR352LL/A SM-R760NDAAXAR SM-R770NZSAXAR
Box Items Space Gray Aluminum Case, Sport Band (can be configured for either S/M or M/L length), 1m Magnetic Charging Cable, 5W USB Power Adapter Samsung Gear S3 Frontier, Band Strap, Wireless Charging Dock / Display, Stand, Quick Start Guide, User Manual Gear S3 classic, Band Strap, Wireless Charging Dock, Quick Start Guide, User Manual

Body

Shape Rectangle Circular Circular
Case Dimensions 42.5 x 36.4 x 11.4 mm (1.67 x 1.43 x 0.45 in) 49 x 46 x 12.9 mm (1.93x1.81x0.51 in) 49 x 46 x 12.9 mm (1.93 x 1.81 x 0.51 in)
Case/Bezel Stainless Steel/Ceramic back Stainless Steel 316L Stainless Steel 316L
Strap Material Nylon, Fluoroelastomer Rubber, Leather, Stainless Steel Active Silicon Classic Leather, Rubber
Weight 52.8 g (1.87 oz) 63 g (2.22 oz), without bands 59 g (2.08 oz)
IP Rating IPX7 IP68 - Water and Dust Resistant IP68 - Water and Dust Resistant
Water Resistance Dust/water Proof over 50 meter dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes Dust/Water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
Colors Space Black, Silver Silver Silver
Other Information Rotating bezel

Display

Type AMOLED Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Screen Size 1.65 inches, 8.6 cm2 1.3 inches, 10.8 cm2 1.3 inches, 10.8 cm2
Screen Resolution 390 x 312 pixels 360 x 360 pixels 360 x 360 pixels
Pixel Density 303 ppi 278 ppi 278 ppi
Multi Touch Yes Yes Yes
Screen Protection Sapphire crystal glass Corning Gorilla Glass SR+ Corning Gorilla Glass SR+

Platform

Operating System watchOS 4.0 Tizen 2.3.2 Tizen 2.3.2
Chipset Apple S3 Exynos 7270 Exynos 7270
CPU Dual-core Dual-core 1.0 GHz, 64Bit Dual-core 1.0 GHz
GPU PowerVR ARM Mali-T720 ARM Mali-T720

Memory

RAM 768MB RAM 768MB 768MB
Internal Memory 16GB 4GB 4GB
SD Card Slot No No No

Cellular Network

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE No No
Bands 2G Bands:
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Bands:
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 / 800 - Europe, Australia (A1891)
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 800 - USA, LATAM, Canada (A1861)
HSDPA 2100 - China (A1892)
4G Bands:
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850) - Europe, Australia (A1891)
LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 41(2500) - USA, LATAM, Canada (A1861)
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - China (A1892)
No No
SIM Apple e-SIM No No
Speed HSPA, LTE No No

Activity Tracker

Distance Yes Yes Yes
Heart Rate Yes Yes Yes
Steps Yes Yes Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE 4.2, A2DP, LE 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
WiFi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
NFC Yes Yes Yes
USB No No No
Radio No No No

Control

Touch Yes Yes Yes
Watchface Digital, Analog, Custom Digital, Analog, Custom Digital, Analog, Custom
Voice Command Yes Yes Yes
Personal Assistant Siri S-Voice S-Voice
Smartphone Compatibility iPhone Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) requires an iPhone 6/iOS 11 Android, iPhone Android, iPhone
Smartphone Companion App Apple Watch Samsung Gear Samsung Gear

Notifications

Activity Alert Yes Yes Yes
SMS Yes Yes Yes
Email Yes Yes Yes
Incoming Call Alert Yes Yes Yes
Calendar Reminder Yes Yes Yes
Weather Forecast Yes Yes Yes

Sensors

Accelerometer Yes Yes Yes
Gyro Yes Yes Yes
Heart Rate No Yes No
Light Yes Yes Yes
Compass/Magnetometer Yes - -
Vibration/Haptics engine Yes Yes Yes
Other Sensors -

Sound

Speaker Yes Yes Yes
Microphone Yes Yes Yes

Battery

Capacity Li-Ion 273 mAh Li-Ion 380 mAh Li-Ion 380 mAh
Battery Life 18 hrs Up to 3 days Up to 3 days
Standby - - -
Talk-Time - - -
Wireless Charging Magnetic charging cable Qi WPC wireless charging Dock
Quick Charging - - -

Additional Features

App Store Apple store - -
Builtin Payment Service Yes Samsung Pay Samsung Pay
Bluetooth Music Yes Yes Yes
Other Features -

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