Apple Watch Edition 3 vs Samsung Gear S3 Frontier LTE

Apple has its own answer to the Samsung Gear S3 with LTE connectivy, the new Apple Watch 3 has an LTE version equipped with eSIM functionality. It is also loaded with new and exciting features that will rival the current high end smartwatches in the market. With its new specs and features, is the Apple Watch 3 has the major advantage over the Samsung Gear S3? Well, let us check its features and specs, see our comparison table below, Apple Watch 3 vs Samsung Gear S3 specs comparison.

Form Factor

  • Design
    Rectangle Circular


  • Screen Size
    1.65" inches 1.3 inches Full Color Always On Display
  • Display Type
  • Screen Resolution
    390 x 312 pixels 360 x 360, 278ppi
  • Touch Type
    Yes Muti -Touch Yes Muti -Touch


  • Size
    39.2mm x 34.0 mm x 11.8 mm(small), 42.6mm x 36.5mm x 11.4 mm (large) 49 x 46 x 12.9 mm (1.93 x 1.81 x 0.51 in)
  • Weight
    40.1 g (s), 46.4g (l) 62 g
  • Casing
    Ceramic case Stainless Steel


  • OS Platform
    Watch OS Tizen for Wearables


  • CPU
    Apple S3 Dual Core Exynos7270(Java-W), Dual Core 1.0 GHz


  • Internal Storage
    16 GB 4 GB
  • RAM
    768 MB RAM 768 MB
  • Card Slot
    none none


  • SIM Slot
    Electronic SIM card (e-SIM) GSM / HSPA / LTE E-SIM 2G bands GSM 900 / 1800 / GSM 850 / 1900 3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900
  • WIFI
    Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • NFC
    - Yes
  • Bluetooth
    Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE Bluetooth v4.2
  • USB
    none none


  • Battery Capacity
    Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery Up to 18 hours of battery life 380 mAh Li-Ion battery Stand-by Up to 72 h (3G)
  • Charging Technology
    Wireless charging (WPC Inductive) Wireless charging (WPC Inductive)

Body Resistance

  • Body Protection
    50 Meters Waterproof IP68 + MIL-STD-810G water & dust resistance
  • Glass Technology
    Sapphire Crystal Glass Corning Gorilla Glass


  • Sensors/Functions
    Accelerometer, Gyro, Heart rate, GPS, Barometric altimeter Accelerometer, Gyro, Barometer, HRM, Ambient light, A-GPS/Glonass


  • Audio
    MP3/MP4 Take and make calls with its built-in speaker
  • Radio
  • Speaker
  • Microphone


  • Camera Type
    none none


  • Features
    call and send text independently, stream music songs directly about 40 million songs available for streaming, independent integration of SIRI, social app notifications, water reminder, sleep monitoring, multi-sport mode, built-in GPS records the distance, speed, and route of your outdoor workouts. Built-in GPS to track your location even without your smartphone, includes Samsung Pay, with Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) and Near Field Communication (NFC) support

Color Availability

  • Colors
    White Ceramic, Gray Ceramic Black

Other Details

  • Other Details
    Interchangeable Bands compatible with .22 mm watch strap

Package Contents

  • Package Contents
    White Ceramic Case
    Sport Band (can be configured for either S/M or M/L length)
    1m Magnetic Charging Cable
    5W USB Power Adapter
    Lightning to USB Cable and Magnetic Charging Doc
    Samsung Gear S3, Wireless charger, User Manual


  • Compatibility
    Android and iOS Android and iOS


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