"The idea is to make the watch so appealing that you cannot take your hands off it"
"This is the same steel used in high-end traditional watches" as used in the Gear S3
Choice: "About giving you the right watch for the right time for the right person." That's why we have two variants
Both watches IP68 rated. Water and dust resistant. Military level protection for extreme temperatures.
Face protected with Gorilla Glass SR+
Mark Notton, head of portfolio strategy for Europe, is taking to the stage to talk tech
Always on display — helps the Gear S3 always look like a real watch on your wrist
IF you look closely, you can even see the second hand. Works similarly to Galaxy S7 and Note 7
Gear S3 supports MST and NFC with Samsung Pay
Also has Wifi, Bluetooth, Barometer and builtin GPS, opening up a ton of possibilities
Alti/Barometer app can help you track altitude when climbing a mountain
Standalone LTE connection lets you stream music wirelessly
Plus there's a built-in speaker for calls
Gear S3 has same level of Knox security as our smartphones.
Gear S3 also supports BMW Connected. Lets you monitor and control features on your dashboard
Battery life: 3-4 days per charge claimed
Like the Gear S2, there's a ton of watchfaces available, and you can even create your own
Gear S3 straps are industry standard 22mm, so you can use any watchstraps available on the market today
Also a selection of handcrafted genuine leather straps from Samsung
Artist and creative Arik Levy is joining the discussion
"Samsung has put up a great platform for me to play with"
Arik Levy: With my Gear S3 watches, challenge was to create something that goes from screen to screen that's the same, while being different
Each one of these watch faces is related to his art/sculptures
Looks like we're wrapping up after a very brief presentation.