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Garmin Fenix 3 vs Samsung Gear S3 Frontier vs Samsung Gear S3 Classic


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Garmin Fenix 3

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

Samsung Gear S3 Classic

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Brand Garmin Samsung Samsung
Category Smartwatch Smartwatch Smartwatch

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General

Release January 5, 2015 November, 2016 November, 2016
Device Name Garmin Fenix 3 Samsung Gear S3 frontier Samsung Gear S3 classic
Device Type Fitness GPS Smartwatch Smartwatch Smartwatch
Device Model 010-01338-05 (silver with red band), 010-01338-00 (grey with black band) SM-R760NDAAXAR SM-R770NZSAXAR
Box Items Fēnix 3, USB charging/data cable, AC adapter, Quick start manual 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
Predecessor Garmin Fenix 2
Successor Garmin Fenix 5S, Garmin Fenix 5, Garmin Fenix 5X

Body

Shape Circular Circular Circular
Case Dimensions 51 x 51 x 15.5 mm 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 Case: Fiber-reinforced polymer, Bezel: Stainless steel Stainless Steel 316L Stainless Steel 316L
Strap Material Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) Active Silicon Classic Leather, Rubber
Strap/Band Size 26 mm
Replaceable Band Yes, QuickFit™
Weight 82 g 63 g (2.22 oz), without bands 59 g (2.08 oz)
IP Rating - IP68 - Water and Dust Resistant IP68 - Water and Dust Resistant
Water Resistance 10 ATM (100 meters) dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes Dust/Water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
Colors 010-01338-05 (silver with red band), 010-01338-00 (grey with black band) Silver Silver
Other Information - Rotating bezel

Display

Type Sunlight readable Garmin Chroma Display Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Screen Size 1.2 Inch (30.4 mm) 1.3 inches, 10.8 cm2 1.3 inches, 10.8 cm2
Screen Resolution 218 x 218 pixels 360 x 360 pixels 360 x 360 pixels
Pixel Density - 278 ppi 278 ppi
Multi Touch Yes Yes Yes
Screen Protection Domed glass Corning Gorilla Glass SR+ Corning Gorilla Glass SR+

Platform

Operating System Garmin Connect IQ Tizen 2.3.2 Tizen 2.3.2
Chipset - Exynos 7270 Exynos 7270
CPU - Dual-core 1.0 GHz, 64Bit Dual-core 1.0 GHz
GPU - ARM Mali-T720 ARM Mali-T720

Memory

RAM - 768MB 768MB
Internal Memory 32 MB 4GB 4GB
SD Card Slot - No No

Cellular Network

Technology No No No
Bands No No No
SIM No No No
Speed No No No

Activity Tracker

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

Connectivity

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

Control

Touch Yes Yes Yes
Watchface Customizable Digital, Analog, Custom Digital, Analog, Custom
Voice Command - Yes Yes
Personal Assistant - S-Voice S-Voice
Smartphone Compatibility iPhone, Android, Windows Android, iPhone Android, iPhone
Smartphone Companion App Garmin Connect App 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
Heart Rate Yes Yes No
Light - Yes Yes
Compass/Magnetometer Yes - -
Vibration/Haptics engine - Yes Yes
Other Sensors Barometric altimeter, Thermometer -

Sound

Speaker No Yes Yes
Microphone No Yes Yes

Battery

Capacity - Li-Ion 380 mAh Li-Ion 380 mAh
Battery Life Smartwatch mode: Up to 2 weeks, GPS mode: Up to 20 hours Up to 3 days Up to 3 days
Standby Up to 50 hours - -
Talk-Time - - -
Wireless Charging - Qi WPC wireless charging Dock
Charging Time -
Quick Charging - - -

Additional Features

Language English
App Store Garmin Connect IQ Store - -
Builtin Payment Service No Samsung Pay Samsung Pay
Bluetooth Music - Yes Yes
Other Features - -

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