Uncharted Territory: Exploring the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

Smartwatches are going to be 2018’s necessary tech purchase of the year, as these touchscreen wrist pieces are becoming a signature style must-have for everyone’s wardrobe. For men who like to live on the cutting-edge of modern tech, there is nothing flashier than having a functioning microchip on your wrist. While past devices have been clunky, expensive, and an eyesore, today’s smartwatches have been stylish, attractive, and brings convenience to your day-to-day life, especially if you’re a working professional.

If you go for an interview for a hotshot job at a new fancy startup, they may notice a digital device on your wrist. Will it share the wrong message? Just the opposite. Traditional wrist watches have been a status symbol for decent men, and the desire of wearing a conventional clock change with this digital age of tech.

But You Can’t Just Wear Any Smartwatch

Leading the pack for preferred smartwatches is tech giant Samsung. The Gear line inevitably takes a useful step in the right direction for wearable technology. The Samsung Gear S3 Frontier model comes out on top above all the other smartwatches available in the market. This model mainly pairs well with Samsung phones, but are compatible with iOS and Android devices. I use my Gear S3 with a Samsung Galaxy S8+ and have indulged the fantastic communication these devices sustain.

The Gear S3 Frontier is better, bigger, and a more refined smartwatch from the Samsung’s Gear S2 formula, packed with features and raw functionality at its core. Samsung succeeded in putting every great element into this fantastic model. The addition of Samsung Pay has made trips to the store a breeze. Additionally, it’s excellent user interface gives the watch an efficient look, while it’s changing face works well in any style and format.

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  • Effective fitness tracking capabilities
  • Long battery life that lasts up to 5 days
  • Easy-to-use interface
  • Stylish design
  • Interchangeable watch bands
  • Fast charge


  • Unsuitable for swimming
  • Limited app stock
  • Battery life

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Samsung Gear S3 Frontier is a solid smartwatch sized at 46mm. It’s quite thick compared to other Samsung’s models and ideal for the active crowd. However, the Samsung Gear S3 Classic edition achieves almost of all of the same capabilities, but with less size and a traditional look. But if you’re a man looking for a fantastic smartwatch that offers exceptional features with great design and size, you just can’t go wrong with S3 Frontier.


Samsung S3 Gear Frontier has a screen resolution of 360×360 with 1.3-inch circular AMOLED Display. S3 Gear Frontier experiences all the benefits of being part of the AMOLED display: vibrant graphics, infinite contrast, and adequate black levels. In this model, you also get to enjoy the always on display that shows the watch display 24/7 (or you can switch the setting to enable the screen only when you look at your wrist).

The most significant mention is the ability to select from hundreds of watches displays, ranging from classic analog styles to modern, digital forms with built-in interactive buttons. The hybrid watch faces take advantage of the classic play on style, with the contemporary edge, so no need to make a big decision regarding the look. You can change it every day to mix and match the style or occasion, just like the band.


The Samsung Galaxy S3 Frontier performs better than its predecessors. This smartwatch has a 768 MB RAM coupled with a 1GHz processor. You can also store music on its 4GB SSD storage that is useful when going for a run. Gear apps, watch faces, and photos can be stored on your watch as well. This smartwatch also comes with built-in GPS, altimeter/barometer, Wi-Fi, NFC, and wireless charging.

Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity of S3 frontier is excellent, and there is minimal signal loss even when pushing the boundaries away from the paired phone. Gear S3 Frontier is compatible with Android devices running Android 4.4 or above or iPhone running iOS 9 or above.

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The quick communication allows for immediate calls, text messages, emails, and calendar reminders, so if you’re someone who is always on the go, your cell phone will be one less thing you have to pull out of your pocket or purse. This is especially true for Samsung Galaxy users, primarily because the Gear S3 functions as an accessory to the Galaxy phone, rather than a standalone smart device. The Samsung Galaxy S3 Gear Frontier is an excellent smartwatch. It provides versatile fashion, paired with extreme functionality. It is essential for any active individual, speeding up communication and productivity.


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