Samsung Gear S3 Frontier vs Classic Compared

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The Samsung Gear S3 series consists of the S3 Frontier and S3 Classic – these two are standalone smartwatches with remarkable designs, as well as being comprehensive activity trackers. Although, there are newer models such as the Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Watch Active 2, but in this comparison chart, we compare the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier vs Classic specs and features, so you know the differences.

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier vs Classic Specifications Compared

 
 
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Samsung Gear S3 Frontier Full Specs and features

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier Full Specifications, Features and Price

Samsung Gear S3 Classic Full Specs and features

Samsung Gear S3 Classic Full Specifications, Features and Price

Price $280.00 $280.00
ABOUT DEVICE - -
Device name Samsung Gear S3 Frontier Samsung Gear S3 Classic
Device type Standalone/Fitness smartwatch Standalone/Fitness smartwatch
Gender Unisex Unisex
Release date November, 2016 November, 2016
Predecessor Samsung Gear S2 Samsung Gear S2
Successor Samsung Galaxy Watch Samsung Galaxy Watch
Versions
BODY - -
Dimension 46 x 49 x 12.9 mm 46 x 49 x 12.9 mm
Weight 63 grams 59 grams
Shape Circular Circular
Case material Stainless steel Stainless steel
Strap material Silicone Leather
Bezel material Ceramics Ceramics
Strap size 22 mm 22 mm
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass SR+ Corning Gorilla Glass SR+
Water resistance Yes, 5ATM Yes, 5ATM
Durability test - -
Swim-proof Yes, recommended Yes, recommended
Color Black, Silver Black, Silver
DISPLAY - -
Display size 1.3 inches 1.3 inches
Display type Super AMOLED, Full color Super AMOLED, Full color
Display resolution 360 x 360 pixel 360 x 360 pixel
Pixel density 278ppi 278ppi
Always on Yes Yes
Custom watch face Yes Yes
Input type 2 Physical buttons, Physical rotating bezel, Touchscreen 2 Physical buttons, Physical rotating bezel, Touchscreen
CONNECTIVITY - -
Bluetooth Yes, Bluetooth v4.2 LE Yes, Bluetooth v4.2 LE
Bluetooth calling - -
GPS A-GPS, GLONASS, GPS A-GPS, GLONASS, GPS
NFC Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
MEMORY - -
RAM 0.75GB 0.75GB
ROM 4GB 4GB
Memory card slot No No
CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY - -
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
SIM type e-SIM e-SIM
Band
NOTIFICATIONS - -
SMS alert Yes Yes
Calls alert Yes Yes
Email alert Yes Yes
Event reminder Yes Yes
Third-party apps alert Yes Yes
MEDIA - -
Audio mp3/mp4 mp3/mp4
Bluetooth music Yes Yes
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
Microphone Yes Yes
Camera No No
Radio No No
SENSORS - -
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Altimeter No No
Ambient light Yes Yes
Barometer Yes Yes
Compass
ECG No No
Gyroscope Yes Yes
HRM Yes Yes
Pulse oximeter No No
Thermometer - -
Other sensors
ACTIVITY TRACKING - -
Blood oxygen No No
Blood Pressure - -
Calories Yes Yes
Distance Yes Yes
ECG tracking No No
Fitness Level
Heart rate monitoring Yes Yes
Sleep tracking Yes Yes
Steps Yes Yes
Stress Yes Yes
Incidental fall detection No No
Menstrual cycle - -
VO2 Max - -
Swim-tracking - -
Swim-heart tracking - -
On-screen workout - -
Sport modes 39 39
BATTERY - -
Battery type Non-removable Li-ion battery Non-removable Li-ion battery
Battery capacity 380mAh 380mAh
Battery life Regular usage: 3 days+, Standby:10 days+ Regular usage: 3 days+, Standby:10 days+
Charging type WPC based wireless charging WPC based wireless charging
Charging time 1-2 hours 1-2 hours
Solar power - -
PLATFORM - -
Chipset Exynos 7270 Exynos 7270
CPU Dual core 1.0GHz Dual core 1.0GHz
GPU
Operating system Tizen OS 2.3.2 Tizen OS 2.3.2
MISC - -
Companion app Samsung Gear app, Samsung Health App Samsung Gear app, Samsung Health App
Compatibility Android 5.0+ & RAM 1.5GB+, iPhone 5+ and iOS 9.0+ Android 5.0+ & RAM 1.5GB+, iPhone 5+ and iOS 9.0+
Payment system Samsung Pay Samsung Pay
Interchangeable strap Yes Yes
Voice command Yes, Bixby Yes, Bixby
Find my phone - -
Box content Charger, Manual, Samsung Gear S3 Frontier Charger, Manual, Samsung Gear S3 Classic
Price $280.00 $280.00

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