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

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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)

Statement on Galaxy Note7 Battery Fireup Issue by Samsung


The issue happens when flawed gadgets are being charged, and is down to an issue inside the batteries themselves, instead of force connectors or hardware. Obviously, it influences just a little rate of gadgets, however when shipments are in the millions, that still adds up to a major issue. Yonhap News Agency refers to an unknown authority saying that batteries were sourced from both China and Korea, and it’s the Korean-made batteries that are influenced. In any case, Samsung is reviewing all demonstrates no doubt.


To date (as of September 1) there have been 35 cases that have been reported globally and we are currently conducting a thorough inspection with our suppliers to identify possible affected batteries in the market. However, because our customers’ safety is an absolute priority at Samsung, we have stopped sales of the Galaxy Note7.

Read full statement

Samsung Galaxy Folder 2

As per the TENAA posting, the Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 will highlight a 3.8-inch WVGA screen, 800 x 480 pixel , 1.4GHz quad-center Snapdragon 425 processor, Adreno 308 GPU, 16GB installed , microSD card space, 2GB RAM, and a 2000mAh battery. Device is said to run Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and will have a 8MP back camera and 5MP front-confronting cam. The 16GB memory might be little now for a fundamental cell phone however capacity of the Folder 2 is expandable up to 128GB of the microSD card space.





Dual SIM card and Bluetooth availability are present. There’s no notice on the off chance that it will have entry to 4G/LTE arranges however we don’t see any reason behind why Samsung won’t include it since more seasoned flip phones from the South Korean tech mammoth have such. No intimation on valuing and accessibility either however we’re anticipating that this should be reported amid the up and coming IFA 2016 in Berlin.