[In-Depth Look] The Parts and Pieces that Make the Gear S3 Tick – Samsung Global Newsroom

Samsung Newsroom

Samsung has published its teardown of the Gear S3 to show what’s inside the compact smartwatch.

The bracket of the Gear S3, which also acts as its chassis, incorporates Bluetooth and Wi-Fi for wireless communication, a linear motor for vibration and haptic feedback, and a microphone as well as a loudspeaker for voice calls and other things. Most of the components and sensors such as the accelerometer, barometer, gyro, battery, memory, NFC, GPS, heart-rate monitor, eSIM, processor, and the microphone are situated on the mainboard.

Source: [In-Depth Look] The Parts and Pieces that Make the Gear S3 Tick – Samsung Global Newsroom

Samsung Gear S3 vs Asus ZenWatch 3


Samsung Gear S3 and Asus ZenWatch 3 are latest gadgets to the smartwatch families, and clients may ponder which one of the two fits their necessities best.

We set the two gadgets against each other in a reasonable and not really square rivalry, so you know which one of the most recent round smartwatches you ought to buy.



Samsung Gear S3 – 1.3-inch circular AMOLED, 360×360 resolution

Asus ZenWatch 3 – 1.39-inch circular AMOLED, 400×400 resolution


Samsung Gear S3 – 1GHz Samsung Exynos Dual-core chip

Asus ZenWatch 3 – Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor


Samsung Gear S3 – 768MB

Asus ZenWatch 3 – 512 MB


Samsung Gear S3 – 4GB

Asus ZenWatch 3 – 4GB


Samsung Gear S3 – 380 mAh

Asus ZenWatch 3 – 340mAh


Samsung Gear S3 – Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC, MST, LTE (Frontier)

Asus ZenWatch 3 – Bluetooth, Wi-Fi


Samsung Gear S3 – IP68, MIL-STD 810G (Frontier)

Asus ZenWatch 3 –  IP67

Case Size

Samsung Gear S3 – 46 mm

Asus ZenWatch 3 – 45 mm

Band size

Samsung Gear S3 – 22 mm

Asus ZenWatch 3 – N/A


Samsung Gear S3 – 46 x 49 x 12.9 mm, 62 g (Frontier), 46 x 49 x 12.9 mm, 57 g (Classic)

Asus ZenWatch 3 – 10.75mm thick

Release Date

Samsung Gear S3 – N/A

Asus ZenWatch 3 – N/A


Samsung Gear S3 – N/A

Asus ZenWatch 3 – €229 ($255)