INTRO: The tech giant Samsung is apparently preparing for the launch of its next-generation smartwatch, which is named as the Galaxy Watch 3. The device received its certification from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) back in the month of April. This news has now popped up on the website of Thailand’s telecommunications regulator, National Telecommunication and Broadcasting Commission (NBTC).
It is worth noticing that the MIIT listing had only revealed its new model numbers and not its name. The Thai listing, but, it has confirmed rumors that it will, indeed, be the next installment in Samsung’s Galaxy Watch lineup. In fact, the listing has also revealed some of the key specifications of the latest upcoming device.
As it can be seen in the mentioned image above, the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 (model SM-R855F) will feature a 41mm display in it. The device will also support LTE connectivity in it. All of this means the users will be able to make or receive phone calls from the device itself. Other than that, the NBTC listing didn’t give away a whole lot of information about the upcoming smartwatch.
Meanwhile, the MIIT has the listing which had earlier revealed that the Galaxy Watch 3 will offer a 45mm model alongside the 41mm variant. It also suggested that both of the models will ship in Wi-Fi-only and Wi-Fi + LTE options. All the models will also have 2.4GHz have Wi-Fi support and Bluetooth connectivity.
It is worth noticing that two upcoming Galaxy Watch models were also certified by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) just recently. They come with the model numbers SM-R845 and SM-R855. At least the R845 will ship with MIL-STD-810G durability and 5ATM water resistance, the listing revealed all of this.