Rumor says Samsung Gear S3 to be revealed at this year's IFA

Rumor says Samsung Gear S3 to be revealed at this year's IFA
So, the Galaxy Note 7 is about to be revealed next week and you might be wondering – will Samsung have anything new to show at the upcoming IFA event? The annual consumer electronics event, held in early September, is the place where Sammy usually took the stage to reveal its super-powered phablet. However, since last year, the company has moved the announcement date to August, reportedly to gain some breathing room before Apple launches its ever-popular iPhone in mid-September. Well, Samsung may still have something to unveil at the 2016 IFA — a new Gear S3 smartwatch, succeeding last year's Gear S2.

About a month ago, we caught a glimpse of a couple of sketches for a special limited edition version of the watch, beautified by none other than De GRISOGONO – the same company that partnered with Samsung for the Gear S2 limited edition. The drawings depicted a circular watch, suggesting that the new Gear smartwatch will, again, be round in shape.

Today, SamMobile, a tech blog that's usually pretty on point with its Samsung rumors, confirms in full certainty that there will be a Samsung Gear S3 at this IFA, and it will feature a rotary bezel, just like the one on the Gear S2. And, while the leak doesn't specifically say that the watch would be circular, we can't imagine a rotary bezel would work great on any other shape.

Do you own a Samsung Gear smartwatch of any generation? Would you be getting the next one?

source: SamMobile



1. TmoRep

Posts: 107; Member since: Apr 20, 2016

Just employ "Ok Google" and a symbiotic relationship between Android and Tizen

2. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

I have the Gear S and S2. Nope I would not buy another. Samsung isn't going to bring anything to the table with the 3rd that the 2nd can't do. Unless they give it some exclusive hardware feature, which I don't see. All smartwatches are just toys. I have a decent use for mine. I love cycling and it feels good to have the data I need, be able to listen to my tunes; without taking a phone. But smartwatches in general are boring, overpriced and to me general useless. Fitness wearables are specific to a certain group of people and provide a benefit. smartwatches don't do anything you phone doesn't do, or does better already. They are a novelty at best for people who have some extra money to waste. But I won't be wasting money on a 3rd model. The ones I have work fine and I like them as they are.

3. gigicoaste

Posts: 442; Member since: Feb 21, 2016

yes, is what I was waiting. Or not particularly the S3 but a smartwatch with new CPU's! IMO that for the end of the year we should expect smartwatches with 4 days lasting battery... and software improvement as well.

4. eyedoc81

Posts: 56; Member since: May 20, 2011

Please add more internal storage to the Gear S3! I like wearing my gear S2 while at the gym, pairing with bluetooth headphones, but there is very limited storage space for music.

5. Alpha1

Posts: 100; Member since: Jul 06, 2016

All these watches are too thick and bulky. They need to be thinner and get rid of the heart rate monitor. Until then, they will never be popular.

6. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2262; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

we might see teaser in note 7 event.. weehooo..

7. det_bradlee

Posts: 160; Member since: Jun 08, 2015

MST or fail!

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