After we exclusively reported that Samsung would launch the Gear S3 in India sometime in January 2017, the company has launched the Gear S3 classic and the Gear S3 frontier in India today. Both the variants are priced at INR 28,500 (approx. $418) in the country, and they will go on sale through online and offline stores from January 18.
The Tizen-based Gear S3 features a 1.3-inch circular Super AMOLED display (with Always On Display mode), a 1GHz dual-core processor, 768MB RAM, 4GB internal storage, inbuilt loudspeaker and microphone, IP68 certification, and a 380mAh battery with wireless charging. It also features GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, and MST (for Samsung Pay).
The Gear S3 frontier and the Gear S3 classic come with an accelerometer, barometer, gyro, and a heart-rate monitor for activity and fitness tracking. If you’re interested in buying one of these smartwatches, check out our reviews of the Gear S3 classic and the Gear S3 frontier.