Samsung's new Gear S3 is now up for pre-order in the UK
posted by Joe M. / Oct 29, 2016, 9:48 AM
phone calls if you use it with the service provider of your choice, rotating bezel to easily navigate the on-screen UI, water-resistance for up to 30 minutes of submersion, and Samsung Pay so that you can use your watch at virtually any store to pay for things thanks to the inclusion of both NFC and MST technology.The Gear S3 runs Samsung's own Tizen operating system, and it's the successor to the Gear S2 that launched in early October of last year. Samsung's latest smartwatch features 4G LTE connectivity and the ability to send and receive
This time around, the Gear S3 comes in two main variants - the Classic and the Frontier. The Classic features a design reminiscent to that of a luxury watch, whereas the Frontier features a more rugged design and should prove to be an excellent watch for exploring the great outdoors. Both watches feature the same price tag of £349 on Samsung's UK site ($425 USD), and shipments should start arriving on or around Friday, November 11.
And, as a nice added bonus, the first 1000 customers who pre-order the watch from Samsung will be able to score a free pair of Samsung's own Level Active Headphones at no additional cost. The headphones feature a retail price of $99.99, and they should prove to be an excellent companion when used with the Gear S3.
The availability of pre-orders for the S3 Classic and Frontier means that we should start seeing pre-orders roll out to other countries in the coming days or weeks, so it shouldn't be too much longer before the new watch finally makes its way to your area.
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posted on Oct 29, 2016, 10:41 AM 5
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If they're not relevant, then why do you keep coming to the site?
posted on Oct 29, 2016, 11:17 AM 6
That is what mystifies me. People come to this site strictly to complain about it. I don't get it. It's the Internet, nobody is stopping you from going to whatever website you want, anytime you want to. It's not like they're forced to come to Phone Arena. It's like knowing you hate chicken, but choosing to drive by every restaurant and fast food joint on the road so you can go to Chick-fil-A.
posted on Oct 29, 2016, 12:15 PM 5
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They keep talking about 70 % still sticking with Samsung. A tech expert that frequents the comments section says this is false. He's got the stats to show it too. So enough PA. Move on to something new. The watch looks cool by the way. Still not sure if I will jump on the Smart watches just yet.
posted on Oct 29, 2016, 10:53 AM 0
I'm not saying that he doesn't have papers or whatever, but there are multiple surveys that all are saying different things. Since literally nobody knows what the future holds, all we have are a bunch of clashing opinions. And anyone that has taken a survey can change their minds at any point between now and when the galaxy S8, and note 8 drop. There are no hard facts on this, outside of (maybe) what the carriers themselves are saying about people who are switching out from the note 7. But that still doesn't tell us anything about people who never had a chance to buy the note 7, and what devices they are picking up instead. But yeah, I'm in the same boat. I can think of the upsides, but I'm not entirely sure if the cost is worth it. And it is a spiffy looking watch.
posted on Oct 29, 2016, 12:17 PM 0
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I had high hopes for this watch, now I currently don't even own a Samsung device...sucks. I've decided to wait till 2017 to buy whatever S-Pen device they release. So, I'll visit the Gead S3 this coming summer.
posted on Oct 29, 2016, 10:54 AM 0
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A few months ago, theubrelease a Rose Gold and Platnium version of the S2. Both of these especially the rugged one, looks like those, only black and larger. I can't . Just got the wife the Rose a gold one. The sport model just isn't her. I will.gift it.
posted on Oct 29, 2016, 8:32 PM 0
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