Samsung Gear S3 Classic vs Suunto 9

Samsung Gear S3 Classic Suunto 9

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$37899$43348Samsung Gear S3 Classic is 110% cheaper

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep Yes YesBoth track sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes YesBoth measure heart rate
External HR Monitor No Yes
VO2 Max No YesSuunto 9 tracks the maximum consumption of oxygen per minute
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes YesBoth track how many steps you take
Pace No Yes
Speed No Yes
Stairs / Floors Yes YesBoth track elevation, climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging Yes YesBoth have exercise tagging feature
Smart Coach No NoBoth don't have coaching feature
Goal Setting Yes YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alert Yes NoSamsung Gear S3 Classic helps you stay active with inactivity alert

Additional Features

GPS Yes YesBoth have integrated GPS modules
Glonass No Yes
Navigation Yes YesBoth have GPS navigation on board
Compass No YesSuunto 9 has a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders Yes YesBoth have reminder app
Stopwatch Yes YesBoth have stopwatch
Music Playback No NoBoth don't have music playback
Weather Yes Yes*Weather forecast
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications Yes YesBoth show smartphone notifications
Caller ID Yes YesBoth show caller ID notification
Music Control Yes NoSamsung Gear S3 Classic allows control smartphone music player
Call Control Yes NoSamsung Gear S3 Classic allows you control phone calls
Camera Control Yes NoSamsung Gear S3 Classic has a smartphone's remote control function
Find Phone Yes NoSamsung Gear S3 Classic allows you to locate your phone


Duration3 days14 daysSuunto 9 battery life is about 4.7 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No Yes
IP RatingIP6810 ATM
Weight59 grams81 gramsSamsung Gear S3 Classic is 22.0 g lighter

User Interface

DisplayOLED ScreenLCD Screen
Display Size1,3 inches50 mm
Screen Resolution 360 x 360 pixels 320 x 300 pixels
Color Display Yes Yes
Touch Screen Yes Yes
Sapphire glass No Yes*Scratch resistant sapphire crystal glass
Gorilla glass Yes No*Specialized toughened glass: thin, light and damage-resistant


Android Yes YesBoth compatible with Android devices
iOS Yes YesBoth compatible iOS devices
OS X/Mac No NoBoth don't compatible MAC OS X devices
Windows Phone No NoBoth don't compatible with Windows Phone devices
Windows No NoBoth don't have a find phone feature
Web Portal No YesSuunto 9 allows you upload and view data on the online portal
Social Features No YesYou can integrate Suunto 9 with social networks and share information


Bluetooth Yes YesBoth have Bluetooth data transfer technology
Wi-Fi Yes NoSelect Samsung Gear S3 Classic if you need a built-in Wi-Fi connectivity
NFC Yes NoOnly Samsung Gear S3 Classic has NFC (Near Field Communication)
ANT+ No NoBoth don't provide ANT+ wireless technology
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