The Samsung IFA 2016 Event takes place today, August 31.
Samsung will unveil today the new Gear S3 smartwatch at the IFA 2016. Those who won’t be present at Berlin's Tempodrom arena for the Samsung IFA 2016 presentation can watch a live stream starting at 6pm CET (noon ET).
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The Gear S3 event live stream will be available at www.samsung.com/galaxy.
The new Samsung Gear S3 Tizen smartwatch will keep the round shape and rotary bezel design of the Gear S2. New features include an altimeter, a barometer and a GPS based speedometer. An earlier rumor said that the full name of the new Gear S3 is "Gear S3 Frontier."
These new sensors are also rumored for the new Apple Watch 2, to be unveiled on September 7.
Samsung has a separate IFA 2016 media event to present other new consumer electronics. The Samsung’s IFA 2016 press conference will be streaming live from Messe Berlin’s CityCube (Hall B, Level 2) on September 1 at 11 a.m. (CET).
The IFA 2016 begins officially on September 2, 2016 in Berlin. IFA is the world’s leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances. It will take place from 2nd to 7th September 2016 at the Berlin Exhibition Grounds (ExpoCenter City). For the first time the IFA will be expanded with the first-ever IFA Global Markets from 4th to 7th September 2016 at Station Berlin, focusing on the B2B market.
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