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Compare Lemfo Lem 7 vs Gear S3 vs Galaxy Watch

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Last updated on February 24th, 2020 at 03:25 pm

Samsung S3 frontier was released in 2016, however in 2018 we have seen new models of smartwatches from both Lemfo and Samsung, in this case Lemfo Lem7 and the Samsung galaxy watch. One important thing to note is that these three smartwatches are all standalone smartwatches, although only Lem 7 and Galaxy watch support 4G. We do a critical comparison amongst Samsung S3 Frontier vs Galaxy watch vs Lemfo Lem 7, head-to-head to find the differences, do you need to upgrade and which is best choice amongst the trio.

Samsung S3 vs Galaxy watch vs Lemfo Lem 7 Specs Compared

 Lemfo LEM 7Samsung Gear S3 FrontierSamsung Galaxy Watch
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Device nameLemfo LEM 7Samsung Gear S3 FrontierSamsung Galaxy Watch
Device typeClassic/Standalone smartwatchClassic/Standalone smartwatchClassic/Standalone smartwatch
PredessesorLemfo Lem 6Samsung Gear S2Samsung Gear S3
SuccessorLemfo LEM 8Samsung galaxy watch--
Released dateApril, 2018November, 2016August, 2018
Ideal forMen (also a great choice for women)Men (will look good too on women.)Men (The 42mm version will look great too on women.)


Display typeAMOLEDSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Display size1.39 inches1.34 inch1.3 inch (46mm)
1.2 inch (42mm)
Screen resolution400 x400 pixel360 * 360 pixel360 * 360 pixel
Density--278 ppi--
Input typeTouchscreen plus a physical crown-like buttonTouchscreen,
3 physical buttons
3 physical buttons


Dimension22 mm x 15 mm49 x 46 x 12.9 mm49 * 46 * 13 mm
Weight--63 grams 63 grams
Casing materialPolycarbonate Stainless steel/glass reinforced with polycarbonateStainless steel/glass reinforced with polycarbonate
Strap/band materialSilicon strapSilicon strapSilicone and Leather
Bezel Material Ceramics Ceramics
Band size--22mm22mm and 20mm
Screen protection--Corning Gorilla glass SR+Corning Gorilla glass DX+
Water resistantIP68Yes, IP68Yes, IP68
Swim-proofNot recommendedNot recommendedNot recommended


RAM1 GB0.75GB1.5GB LTE, 0.75GB non-LTE
Internal storage16 GB4GB4GB
Memory card slot------


BluetoothBluetooth smart v4.2 LEBluetooth smart v4.2 LEBluetooth smart v4.2 LE
Wi-FiYes + WiFi hotspotYesYes


Technology4G LTE3G2G/3G/4G
SIM slotYes, Nano SIMYesYes
BandGSM 850/900/1800
WCDMA B1/2/5
GSM 850/900/1800
WCDMA B1/2/5
GSM 850/900/1800
WCDMA B1/2/5


Email alertYesYesYes
SMS alertYesYesYes
Calls alertYesYesYes
Event reminderYesYesYes
Weather forecastYesYesYes
Facebook notifacationYesYesYes
Twitter notificationYesYesYes
Whatsapp notificationYesYesYes


Sleep trackingYesYesYes
Heart rate monitoringYesYesYes
Distance coveredYesYesYes
Steps climbedYesYesYes
Calories burntYesYesYes
Calories ConsumptionYesYesYes


Bluetooth musicYesYesYes
CameraYes, 2.0MPNoNo


Accelerometer YesYesYes
Magnetometer YesYesYes
Heart rate monitor (HRM)YesYesYes
Gyroscope YesYesYes
Ambient lightYesYesYes
Other sensors------


Operating system (OS)Andriod OS 7.0Tizen OS 2.3.2Tizen OS 4.0
ChipsetMTK6737Exynos 7270Exynos 9110
CPU1.1 Ghz Quadcore Dual-core 1.0 GHz

Dual core 1.15GHz


Type of batteryLi-ion batteryNon-removable Li-ion batteryNon-removable Li-ion battery
Battery capacity 580mAh + 700mAh powerbank380mAh472 mAh
Battery lifeStandby :3 days + , Mixed usage: ~ 12 hoursStandby :5days+ , Mixed usage: 1day+Standby :5-7days , Mixed usage: 1day+
ChargingUSB charging cradleWireless based charging dockWireless based charging dock
Charging timeAbout 1-2 hoursAbout 2 hoursAbout 2 hours


Payment system--Samsung paySamsung pay
Compatibility Android 6.0 or later.
iOS 9.0 or later.
Andriod 4.4 and above, IOS 9.0 and aboveAndriod 5.0 and above, IOS 9.0 and above
Companion app--Samsung Gear manager appSamsung Gear manager app
Customizable watch faceYesYesYes
Interchangeable band YesYes, 22mmYes, 22mm and 20mm
Voice commandYesYesYes


Lemfo lem 7Samsung gear s3 frontierSamsung galaxy watch
Charging cradle and USB cable + 700mAh power bankWireless based charging cableWireless based charging cable
Quick starter guildUser manualUser manual

The Differences

Features Compared
  1. Design
  2. Samsung galaxy watch has the best design than S3 frontier and Lemfo lem 7 being that it has a classy and spectacular design. Lem 7 has a display size of 1.39 inch which is bigger than both S3 Frontier 1.34 inch and Galaxy watch 1.3 inch. On the other hand S3 frontier is the slimmest at 12.9mm while Galaxy watch is 13mm thick and Lem7 is 15mm thick. The screen on Galaxy watch and S3 both feature a corning gorilla glass for protection. As of the time of writing this post we couldn’t ascertain the screen protector on Lem7. The casing of both Galaxy watch and S3 frontier are made of stainless steel plus polycarbonate material while Lem 7 features a polycarbonate body.

  3. Connectivity
  4. Samsung Galaxy watch and S3 both have NFC chip built in which supports Samsung pay a contactless payment system. This feature is lacking in Lem 7.

  5. Cellular Network
  6. These three smartwatches have support for cellular network, however only Lem 7 and the Galaxy watch support 4G network.

  7. Battery
  8. Smartwatch battery efficiency depends on the OS and processor that powers up the device. So we won’t be basing our argument of battery life on mere battery capacity. Samsung galaxy has the best battery life amongst the three devices. Lasting as much as 4-5 days on standby while S3 comes close with about 3-4 days battery life and Lem 7 has a battery life of about 3-4 days. However, Lem 7 comes with an additional 700mAh power bank charging cradle that lets you go longer on a single charge.

  9. Media
  10. Lemfo lem 7 has a massive 16GB internal storage space as compared to 4GB internal storage spaces that comes with Galaxy watch and S3 Frontier. With 16GB, you can as well be sure to store all your favorite media files. Another plus for Lem 7, is that it comes with a 2MP camera that lets you capture your most captivating moments. Needless to say that all the three smartwatches all have both loudspeaker and microphone built-in.

  11. Operating system
  12. Samsung galaxy watch and the S3 Frontier run on proprietary operating system, Samsung’s Tizen which has received quiet a lot of positive feedback from customers. However, Lemfo lem 7 runs on Android OS 7.0 which give the user a more diverse and broad choice of apps to choose from and overall positive experience. Lemfo lem 7 uses Mediatek chip as compared to Samsung’s Exynos. Mediatek is quiet popular and powers most smartphones as well smartwatches .

  13. Price

Lemfo lem 7 is the cheapest amongst the trio, its price is around $140 -160 compared to S3 Frontier priced at $200 - $230 while galaxy watch is the most expensive, priced at $300 - $350.

Which Should You Buy?

Perhaps you already own a Samsung S3 Frontier smartwatch considering the fact that it was released two years ago. Considering between Galaxy watch and Lemfo lem 7 which would be the perfect choice. Galaxy watch has quiet a whole lot going well for it, the brand and quality, but you should know that Lemfo is top Chinese smartwatch maker now trusted over the world.

On a general note, if money is not a problem, go for Samsung Galaxy watch, it’s has the best design, easy to access, however if you want more features, then Lemfo lem7 it is.

Our Pick

Samsung galaxy watch has a whole lot of amazing features plus the best design amongst lem7 and S3, however we think Lemfo lem 7 offers more features with a great design and much cheaper than Galaxy watch. So we choose Lemfo lem 7 as our preferred choice.

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