The Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch is now officially available in Canada. There are two versions, the Classic, which is inspired by traditional timepieces, and the Frontier, which employs a rugged, outdoor look.
The watch is water-resistant (IP68), able to withstand dust and dirt as well, and submersion in up to 1.5 metres of water for up to 30 minutes. It features built-in GPS and speakers, and Bluetooth capabilities to connect wirelessly with a smartphone. Both versions come framed with Samsung's signature rotating bezel and the watch faces feature a full colour, always-on display.
Using built-in speaker, users can take and make calls easily, check voicemails and hear alarms. With 4GB internal memory, you can also listen to tunes, and pair the device directly with a Bluetooth headset.
The device lasts for up to four days per charge, and recharges on a wireless dock.
Additionally, the Gear S3 accurately monitors daily fitness activities, while the altimeter, barometer and speedometer lets you track altitude, speed, and plan for the weather.
The Samsung Galaxy Gear S3 classic and frontier will be available in black as of today, at all Samsung Experience Stores, Samsung.ca and at major retailers across Canada, for an MSRP of $469. The Gear S2 and S2 Classic remain in the line for $319 and $369, respectively.