The images come from a Walmart listing for a screen protector cover for the Gear S3. Accessory manufacturers are known to use placeholder images when they release their products before the device actually comes out. The smartwatch you see in these images is most likely a placeholder. It’s interesting to note that the watch face is the same as the Gear S2 whereas you would expect Samsung to spruce it up in the next-generation smartwatch. So take these images with a grain of salt and wait until next week when Samsung formally unveils the Gear S3 smartwatch at IFA 2016 in Berlin. It’s expected to launch three variants of the smartwatch – Gear S3 Classic, Gear S3 Frontier and Gear S3 Explorer – this year.
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