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Topic # 223385 26-Sep-2017 21:40
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I can't find a smartwatch with such features available in New Zealand. I hate riding my ebike the same route to work everyday, and hate bringing my phone to work. I always break it :(


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  Reply # 1873377 26-Sep-2017 22:15
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Spark have the 3G/eSim version of the Samsung Gear S3 https://www.spark.co.nz/shop/mobile/accessories/samsung-gear-s3-frontier---black.html

 

 





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  Reply # 1873420 27-Sep-2017 07:03
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I saw one on Kickstarter yesterday.

 

 




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  Reply # 1873790 27-Sep-2017 18:44
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Having Google Maps would great. I want turn-by-turn directions for bike routes. Sad the Gear S3 doesn't have that :(


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  Reply # 1873792 27-Sep-2017 18:51
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Maybe wait for the LTE version of the apple watch to be released in NZ? Otherwise you could get an iphone SE which is small, to use with the apple watch. Maybe even mounting a phone on the bike?




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  Reply # 1873796 27-Sep-2017 19:03
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Already have. But I want a more seamless transition from 'off' to 'on' the bike and versa visa. And I don't want a phone with me everywhere, it tempts me. And I want to take a breather from the world. A smartwatch would be a nice middle ground, because it is limiting.


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