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When it comes to smartwatches, Apple and Samsung are currently among the top smartwatch brands that consumer want. This popularity continues to breed new and more innovative models from not only Apple and Samsung, but also big designers like Fossil, Nixon, and Casio.

Let’s look at the Apple Watch Series 2 and the Samsung Gear S3
 
1.    Apple Watch Series 2 (Nike)
 

 
The Apple Watch Series 2 is Apples’ second generation smartwatch.  This watch has a number to hardware improvements on the first Apple Watch.  The Series 2 offers a variety of models that are made from aluminum, stainless steel, and ceramic.   You get a Apple Watch Nike, Apple Watch Hermes and other models to choose from.
 
There is a lightning-fast dual-core processor that is 50% faster than before and a 2nd generation display that is twice as bright as the first Apple Watch. Series 2 is water resistant to 50 meters so you don’t have to worry about getting it wet while in the pool or swimming at the beach.
 
There is a built-in GPS that records precise distance, speed, and pace while you doing outdoor activities such as walking, running or cycling. The heart rate sensor constantly measures your heart rate while you are participating in such activities.
 
The Series 2 can be customized with your choice of case material and size, band material and color.
 
 
2.    Samsung Gear S3 (Frontier)
 

Photo Source: Samsung
 
The Gear S3 is builds on the Previous Samsung Gear S2. The Gear S3 comes in the form of the Samsung Gear S3 Classic and Samsung Gear S3 Frontier models. The Gear S3 Classic seems suited for more formal settings while the Frontier seems geared to more active settings.
 
The Gear S3 can be Bluetooth connected to your Samsung smartphone, or most other Android smartphone so that you can receive alerts, emails, and text messages. You can also make and receive calls hand-free with the Gear S3.
 
The Samsung Gear S3 supports Samsung Pay which allows you to easily make payments with your watch almost anywhere you can swipe or tap a credit card.  Forgot your credit card or wallet?  No problem just use your Gear S3.
 
Most watches allow for some customization and the Gear S3 is no different.  You can tailor the watch face, band by choosing from thousands of colors and design.
 
Here are the SPECS:
  Apple Watch Series 2 Samsung Gear S3
OS watchOS 3 Tizen 2.3.2
Processor Dual-core Dual-core (Exynos 7270)
Processor Speed   1GHz
Display OLED Super AMOLED
Display Resolution 312 x 90 360x360, 278ppi
Size 42 46
Memory 8GB NAND / 512MB LPDDRs 4GB Internal Memory / RAM 768MB
Crystal Sapphire Crystal Gorilla Glass SR+
GPS Yes Yes
Sensor Type Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Heart Rate Monitor, Ambient Light Sensor Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro Sensor, Heart Rate Monitor, Ambient Light Sensor
Dust & Water Resistant Water Resistant up to 50 Meters IP68 (water and dust resistant rating)
Pay Feature Apple Pay Samsung Pay (NFC and MST)
Weight 34.2 grams 62 grams
Connectivity Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz) Bluetooth 4.2, IEEE 802.11b/g/n, NFC
 
 




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