The Gear S3 has the look and feel of a truly premium watch; You twist the bezel and it's a smart watch that turns your life around with its advanced features, from a built-in GPS and speaker to direct access to all the apps you need. It's also built for you to go days without needing your phone or to recharge. You get to feel free with the Gear S3 Classic.

*Bluetooth model requires Wi-Fi connection and a voice call app for phone-free calls.

Authenticity in design and function

The Gear S3 Classic looks and feels just like a premium watch. Only much more capable. Bearing a minimal, refined look, the Classic is a forward-thinking choice: Advanced features are built right into the design, from the bezel and the crystal to the button, making it easy and effortless to use.

Gear S3 Classic watch face up close

Keep your watch face always on

It's the Always on Display that gives the Gear S3 Classic's 1.3-inch Super AMOLED display the look of a true watch. To transform the appearance of your Gear S3, just change the watch face. With 15 preloaded designs and more available at the Gear App Store, it's really a matter of choice. Each watch face comes with a corresponding Always on Display version.

  • Gear S3 Classic
    Gear S3 Classic Always on Display
    Gear S3 Frontier watch face
    Frontier
  • Gear S3 Classic
    Gear S3 Chronograph plus Always on Display
    Gear S3 Chronograph plus watch face
    Chronograph+
  • Gear S3 Classic
    Gear S3 Urban classic Always on Display
    Gear S3 Urban classic watch face
    Urban classic
  • Gear S3 Classic
    Gear S3 Steps challenge 1 Always on Display
    Gear S3 Steps challenge 1 watch face
    Steps challenge 1
  • Gear S3 Classic
    Gear S3 4 in 1 Always on Display
    Gear S3 4 in 1 watch face
    4 in 1
  • Gear S3 Classic
    Gear S3 Steps challenge 2 Always on Display
    Gear S3 Steps challenge 2 watch face
    Steps challenge 2
  • Gear S3 Classic
    Gear S3 Running mate Always on Display
    Gear S3 Running mate watch face
    Running mate
  • Gear S3 Classic
    Gear S3 Heart beat hour Always on Display
    Gear S3 Heart beat hour watch face
    Heart beat hour
  • Gear S3 Classic
    Gear S3 Step circle Always on Display
    Gear S3 Step circle watch face
    Step circle

Turn the bezel

Answer or reject phone calls, turn off alarms, control the volume and display brightness levels. Browse apps and scroll through emails. All it takes is a simple turn of the circular bezel.

Watch face upclose on Gear S3 Classic

Calls from your wrist

You don't need your phone with you. Just Wi-Fi connection and a voice call app. With the Gear S3's built-in speaker, you're free to make or take calls right from the device. You can also check voice messages and hear the alarms you set.

Man outdoors speaking to Gear S3 on wrist
Gear S3 Classic shown with call interface on watch face

Freedom with a built-in GPS

Go ahead and leave your phone behind. Having a built-in GPS on the Gear S3 Classic means you know where you stand and how close you are to the green. Get directions and track your activities. Focus on the game without the weight of your phone.

Man swinging golf club wearing Gear S3 Classic

Songs to go

Put on your Bluetooth headset and listen to your songs or stream your playlist. Keep your workouts going, your trip jazzed up. The Gear S3 has 4GB of internal memory so you can take your music with you without the weight of your phone.

*Streaming music on the Bluetooth model is possible over Wi-Fi.

Gear s3 and icon x with illustration of music being played

Actively connected

From running to mountain climbing, the Gear S3 collects your activity data and keeps you on track. It also alerts you to changes in atmospheric pressure, so you can keep an eye out for weather changes.

Samsung Pay any time

You're now able to buy a bottle of water or pick up the dry cleaning, almost anywhere you can swipe your card, even if you don't have your phone or wallet with you. Because Gear S3 supports both MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission) and NFC (Near Field Communication) payment technologies.

*Services may vary by country or region.

  • Woman extending wrist out to mst card payment machine to pay with Samsung Pay on her Gear S3
  • Woman extending wrist out to tap nfc card payment machine to pay with Samsung Pay on her Gear S3

Go days without charging

With the Gear S3, you can go for up to four days before putting it down for a charge. Its battery lasts that long.

*Actual battery life may vary depending on usage and settings.

Battery with deconstucted image of Gear S3

Notify your emergency contacts

Just press the home button three times. You can immediately send your location to predetermined people of your choice who will then be able to track your whereabouts in real time. An alert will also be sent to a security company you signed up with.

*Service is provided by the Glympse location platform. Available services may vary by country or region.

SOS Service

Three presses on the home button will also send an alert to the security company you signed up with.

Gear s3 and galaxy S7 with the letters sos in the background

Resistant to water and dust

Wear the Gear S3 out in all kinds of weather, to all kinds of places. It's rated IP68 so it's able to withstand dust and dirt and being up to 1.5 meters or 30 minutes underwater.

*Not suitable for swimming or diving.

Image of a person washing hands while wearing Gear S3

Over 10,000 apps

The apps you rely on, the apps you can't live without and the apps you want to try out. Now access them from the Gear S3 on your wrist to make your life easier in ways you've never experienced before.

    • Screenshot of Spotify app for Gear S3
    Spotify Play the music you want to listen to, wherever you go.
    • Screenshot of Glympse app for Gear S3
    Glympse Share your location in real-time. You control who sees you and for how long.
    • Screenshot of Gear for Nest app for Gear S3
    Gear for Nest Check your home temperature and control your Nest thermostat by rotating the bezel or switch between home and away modes.
    • Screenshot of NPR One app for Gear S3
    NPR One Listen to personalized stories, shows and podcasts from NPR.
    • Screenshot of Uber app for Gear S3
    Uber Get a safe and reliable ride in minutes with one tap. And payment is completely cashless.
    • Screenshot of Golfwith : Smart Caddie app for Gear S3
    Golfwith : Smart Caddie Golfzon Golfwith shows your distance to the pin and tracks your score.
    • Screenshot of BMW Connected app for Gear S3
    BMW Connected Stay on time, in touch, and in control with the new, all-in-one BMW Connected.
    • Screenshot of iHeartRadio app for Gear S3
    iHeartRadio Live stream radio stations or choose your favorite song or artist and iHeartRadio does the work to create your custom station.
    • Screenshot of Trulia app for Gear S3
    Trulia From nearby listings and local info to timely notifications, finding a home is easy and enjoyable.
    • Screenshot of ADT Canopy app for Gear S3
    ADT Canopy Mobile emergency response service on your wrist. Help is a press of the panic button away.
    • Screenshot of SAS Scandinavian Airlines app for Gear S3
    SAS Scandinavian Airlines Travel the easy way. From booking to check-in, it's just tap and go.
    • Screenshot of GolfNavi app for Gear S3
    GolfNavi Find key information on the course, distance to pin and elevation.
    • Screenshot of Goal + app for Gear S3
    Goal + The ultimate soccer app featuring fast news and real-time performance data.
    • Screenshot of Yelp app for Gear S3
    Yelp Quickly get nearby restaurant recommendations based on the time and day.
    • Screenshot of Here app for Gear S3
    Here City navigation is effortless with detailed routes, turn-by-turn guidance.
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