91points

Apple Watch Series 3

100points

Apple Watch Series 4

79points

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

Apple Watch Series 3
Comparison winner
Apple Watch Series 4
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier
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58 facts in comparison

Apple Watch Series 3 vs Apple Watch Series 4 vs Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier
91
points
100
points
79
points

Why is Apple Watch Series 3 better than Apple Watch Series 4 & Samsung Gear S3 Frontier?

Why is Apple Watch Series 4 better than Apple Watch Series 3 & Samsung Gear S3 Frontier?

Why is Samsung Gear S3 Frontier better than Apple Watch Series 3 & Apple Watch Series 4?

  • Has branded damage resistant glass
  • Is compatible with Android
  • Screen is always on
  • Has vibrating alerts

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
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
Apple Watch Series 4
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.sweat resistant
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

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

4.has a touch screen
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

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

5.pixel density

302ppi

345ppi

302ppi

Best

LG Watch Sport

491ppi

6.resolution

312 x 390px

384 x 480px

360 x 360px

Best

LG Watch Sport

480 x 480px

Sensors

1.has GPS
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
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
Apple Watch Series 4
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
Apple Watch Series 4
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

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

4.has an accelerometer
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
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
Apple Watch Series 4
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
Apple Watch Series 4
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
Apple Watch Series 4
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

It tracks how far you travel.

2.Measures pace
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
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
Apple Watch Series 4
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
Apple Watch Series 4
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
Apple Watch Series 4
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
Apple Watch Series 4
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

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

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

4

5

4.2

Best

Apple Watch Series 4

5

2.Syncs wirelessly
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
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
Apple Watch Series 4
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

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

4.Has Bluetooth
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
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.

5.Has WiFi
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

The device can connect to WiFi.

6.has NFC
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

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

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.wireless charging
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
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.Has call control
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
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.

2.Has notifications
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
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.

3.Has a stopwatch
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

4.Locates your phone
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

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

5.Can be used to answer calls
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

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

6.has voice commands
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 4
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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