Samsung Opens Preorders For Gear S3 Oz Launch November 18th
Announced and shown back at September’s IFA Conference in Berlin, Samsung’s Gear S3 smartwatch is now available for preorder through Harvey Norman and Samsung’s retail and digital storefronts ahead of its full Australian launch on the 18th of November.
According to the company, “The Gear S3 is designed to create a synergy between classic watch form and design and is the most advanced wearable technology Samsung has ever created.”
They say “the latest watch design from Samsung is inspired by the tradition of a classic timepiece and complemented by mobile technology that will support a highly customisable experience built to support the demands of a busy and adventurous lifestyle.”
It’s available in two variations – the Gear S3 Frontier and Gear S3 Classic – with the former offering up more rugged aesthetics and enhanced protection courtesy of Gorilla Glass SR+, which promises to provide a tough, scratch resistant and crisp display.
Customers who preorder will receive a hero red watch band.
“We are proud to release the Gear S3 classic and frontier smartwatches. We believe Australians will enjoy these beautifully crafted timepieces which have been designed to offer a classic watch experience, as well as the incredible functionality of our most advanced wearable technology,””said Richard Fink Vice President for IT and Mobile, Samsung Electronics Australia.
The Gear S3 has an RRP of $599 and is available on pre-sale from Harvey Norman, Samsung Experience Stores and the Samsung online.