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Gear S3 frontier will be available from T-Mobile starting November 18 for $399

Samsung America officially confirmed the release date for the Gear S3 two weeks ago. The smartwatch is going to be released in the United States on November 18. Carrier partners will also sell the Gear S3 frontier which has LTE compatibility. T-Mobile today confirmed its pricing and availability information for the Gear S3 frontier.

The Gear S3 classic and the Gear S3 frontier are essentially the same save for the fact that the latter has LTE compatibility. T-Mobile is going to start selling the Gear S3 frontier this Friday, November 18 for $399. Magenta customers will be able to add it to their existing smartphone plan for an additional $5 per month. Verizon and AT&T will also be selling the Gear S3 frontier, they will confirm pricing and availability information themselves.

Samsung has already released the Gear S3 in South Korea and it will soon be available in more markets across the globe. If you’re curious about the company’s latest smartwatch, click here to read our initial impression of the Gear S3 and here for our hands-on review.

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o0MHJ0o

Really am not holding my breath for an LTE model here in the UK, only a couple of months ago did the 3G Gear S2 start getting sold, and it was only on one carrier, granted it was my carrier but my eyes were already set on the S3. I like the idea of answering calls and texts on the fly, especially when you have a big phone. Its really quite annoying they didn’t put both models up for sale.

Sccarlin
Sccarlin

If you can’t get the LTE GS3, I would go with the Gear S2 3g. I have been using it for the past 8 months. Having the freedom of leaving the phone home is so great, I will never go back to a BT watch. Being able to create and send messages as if coming from your phone, stream music (originally only Milk Music, but will enable Spotify with next uodate), do standalone NAV (Gear Navigator Standalone app), and respond to email and other notifications (again as if from your ohone), take and make calls (including forwarding calls from your… Read more »

Sccarlin
Sccarlin

I am hoping Verizon will announce very soon. If it stayed at $349 (AT&T) or even $399 (T-Mobile), I am in. But Verizon is still charging $399 for the Gear S2 Classic 3g. I am worried Big Red will screw up like it did with the Urbane 2d Edition LTE and charge $499, in which case, I am out until I can switch to AT&T next April