Wireless earphones save us the hassle of unwinding the wires. However, the wires connecting the two earbuds are still there. Samsung has taken the concept of wireless earphones to an all new level by getting rid of wires altogether.
Charging the Gear IconX:
Samsung Gear IconX is wireless earphone which is truly wireless in all senses. Samsung announced this intriguing pair of wireless earbuds on Tuesday. They are connected to the phone via Bluetooth. These earbuds need not to be connected by a wire for charging. Instead, they come in a case where the user plugs in the earbuds and they get charged in the earbud case only.
Samsung Gear IconX New Truly Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds
Compatible with Most Android Devices:
The Samsung Gear IconX earbuds are said to work with most Android devices provided that they are running Android 4.4 or later and they have at least 1.5GB of RAM. The Gear IconX are not compatible with iOS devices. One of most surprising and the most amazing feature of these cordless earbuds is that they come with a 4GB of internal storage that can be used for storing music or other audio files. Thus, the user needs no connected device to enjoy music; they can store music on these earbuds too!
It looks like Samsung has desired Gear IconX as a multipurpose device. It can also be used a fitness tracking device. It has the capability to measure movement, distance traveled and the heart rate through sensors that are built into the earbuds. Moreover, it can also track the calories burned. All of the fitness information that is recorded is stored in S Health app by Samsung on the user’s phone or tablet, and can then be exported to other fitness apps.
As far as the battery life of Gear IconX is concerned, whn the user is streaming audio from their phone, the Gear IconX earbuds will last for about 1.5 hours on a single charge. However, if the user is listening to the music that is stored in the earbuds’ internal memory, they would last for about 3.5 hours.
Controlling the Audio:
The user can control their audio just by tapping and swiping on the earbuds directly. Furthermore, the Gear IconX can be controlled by an Android app that the user can download to their device.
Samsung Gear IconX will be available at the most electronic retailers for $199.