You can now pick up the Samsung Gear S3 Classic in 24K gold

Add some karats to that rotating bezel
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Samsung's smartwatch line is about to get a fancy sibling, with plating specialist De Billas offering a 24K gold version of the Gear S3.

The company officially provides its latest smartwatch in two chunky models, the Frontier and Classic, giving users both a traditional and outdoor option for their wrist. With this addition, though, the Gear S3 could be opened up to more occasions than rugged expeditions.

The fresh Samsung watch variant also isn't as expensive as you might anticipate, being offered on Amazon for $599. The regular device, in comparison, would usually set you back $349.

This is by no means a cheap outlay, but still pales in comparison to the gold-plated options for the company's smartphones. Or some standard 24K watches, for that matter.

Amazon PA: Samsung Gear S3 - 24K gold

Of the two models, only the Classic will receive the gold treatment, though. While we're sure this will be a crushing blow to those who were looking to smarten up their hiking wristwear game, it does make sense considering how the Classic is pitched.

And though we also accept it's easy to get caught up in the fun and games of this dazzling gold bezel, there are potential warranty issues to watch out for here. With this not being an official model of the device, and De Billas not aligned with Samsung, there's no guarantee your purchase would be honoured if the worst was to happen.

Back on the official side of the fence, Samsung itself is doing its best not to let the watch get stale, too. After recently unveiling a value pack update for the Frontier and Classic, bringing improvements to S Health, Reminders and more, a new trio of watchfaces are now available.

Via: SamMobile

WareableYou can now pick up the Samsung Gear S3 Classic in 24K gold




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Conor moved to Wareable Media Group in 2017, initially covering all the latest developments in smartwatches, fitness trackers, and VR. He made a name for himself writing about trying out translation earbuds on a first date and cycling with a wearable airbag, as well as covering the industry’s latest releases.

Following a stint as Reviews Editor at Pocket-lint, Conor returned to Wareable Media Group in 2022 as Editor-at-Large. Conor has become a wearables expert, and helps people get more from their wearable tech, via Wareable's considerable how-to-based guides. 

He has also contributed to British GQ, Wired, Metro, The Independent, and The Mirror. 


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