91points

Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm

79points

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

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Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm vs Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier
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79
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Why is Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm better than Samsung Gear S3 Frontier?

  • 1.5mm thinner
    11.4mmvs12.9mm
  • Watch band is replaceable
  • Tracks your sleep
  • 27.1g lighter
    34.9gvs62g
  • Has a gyroscope
  • Has a cellular module
  • Has a route tracker
  • Provides sleep reports

Why is Samsung Gear S3 Frontier better than Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm?

  • 2 days longer battery life
    3 daysvs1 days
  • Has branded damage resistant glass
  • Is compatible with Android
  • 39.19% more battery power
    380mAhvs273mAh
  • 6.51% higher resolution
    360 x 360pxvs312 x 390px
  • Screen is always on
  • 0.27GB more RAM memory
    0.77GBvs0.5GB
  • Has vibrating alerts

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.has branded damage resistant glass
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

3.thickness

11.4mm

12.9mm

Best

MetaWatch M1 Core

5.1mm

4.has a touch screen
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

5.sweat resistant
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

6.pixel density

302ppi

302ppi

Best

LG Watch Sport

491ppi

Sensors

1.has GPS
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

2.Has a heart rate monitor
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.

3.has a compass
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.

4.has an accelerometer
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

5.Has a barometer
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy.

6.has a gyroscope
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

It tracks how far you travel.

2.Measures pace
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.

3.Tracks steps taken
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.

4.Provides activity reports
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.

5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.

6.Tracks your sleep
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

4.2

4.2

Best

Apple Watch Series 4

5

2.Syncs wirelessly
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.

3.Is compatible with Android
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

4.Has WiFi
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.Has Bluetooth
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

6.has NFC
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

Battery

1.battery life

1 days

3 days

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.

Best

Cogito Fit

365 days

2.battery power

273mAh

380mAh

Best

Neptune Pine

900mAh

3.has a battery level indicator
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.wireless charging
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Features

1.RAM

0.5GB

0.77GB

Best

Blu Vivo X Link

4GB

2.Has call control
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.

3.Has notifications
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

If you get a notification such as a call or message, the device will vibrate on your wrist or make a noise to alert you.

4.Has a stopwatch
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

5.Locates your phone
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.

6.Can be used to answer calls
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 42mm
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

The device has a speaker and microphone that allow you to answer calls made to your smartphone.

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