Samsung to announce Gear S3 smartwatch in September

Samsung logoSamsung is preparing to fire a third S-series rocket towards the smartwatch market. Korea Herald reported that the Samsung Gear S3's announcement is planned for the IFA 2016 conference in Berlin, Germany (September 2 - 7). The news comes courtesy of a de Grisogono official, who told the media that the Swiss jeweler and watchmaker has been collaborating with Samsung on the latter's "next-generation smartwatch." There are no technological details about it yet.

This will be a second pairing for the two, following their work on the limited edition luxury Samsung Gear S2 that was released in March this year. With the luxury Gear S3 being scheduled for an announcement in time for Baselworld 2017 (also known as the World Watch and JewelryShow) in March, it looks like the two companies will follow the same launch cycle, with the regular Gear S3 version releasing in the fall, and the one with De Grisogono swag debuting a year from now.

Samsung to announce Gear S3 smartwatch in September

The official took the opportunity to boast that the Swiss watchmaker has been shipping close to a hundred Gear S2 units per month since the limited edition wearable launched. The opulent gadget, which is decorated with more than 100 black and white diamond, has a rose gold bezel and comes with a black galuchat (shark skin) strap is sold for a mere $15,000.

Although Apple reportedly owns a 52% share of the global smartwatch market, Samsung's Gear units are a relatively popular purchase in the young and still underdeveloped market. By November last year, the company was selling 2,000 units per day in South Korea, several hundred percent more than the original Gear S. The introduction of a successful luxury model will help Samsung battle its rival in the most profitable price segment, which is that watches for the rich.

Source: phoneArena

Tags: Samsung, smartwatch

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
Consumer group recommends iPhone 8 over anniversary model
 
LTE connections wherever you go and instant waking should come to regular PCs, too
 
That fiction is slowly becoming a reality
 
The Snapdragon 845 octa-core SoC includes the Snapdragon X20 LTE modem
 
Human moderators can help make YouTube a safer place for everyone
 
Google says Progressive Web Apps are the future of app-like webpages
 
All 2018 models to sport the 'notch'
 
The biggest exchange in South Korea, where the BTC/KRW pair is at $14,700 now
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 /
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (4)