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Samsung Gear IconX 2018 Wireless Earbuds Launched with Bixby in India

Samsung Gear IconX 2018 Wireless Earbuds


The Korean tech giant, Samsung recently set up the world largest smartphone factory in India, showed again, how important Indian smartphone is for the company, and not only this, company is also focusing on launching other products too. Recently we witnessed the launch of the Samsung Family Hub Refrigerator which comes with 21-inch Touchscreen and Bixby. And Samsung is here again with the new Samsung Gear IconX 2018. The new Gear IconX 2018 is being promoted with the tagline, “Who Are Always In Action”, and comes with a lot of features like standalone music playback and was launched in India on Thursday, and will be available across the country via online and offline retailers.

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Samsung Gear IconX features

Samsung Gear IconXAccording to the company, the new Samsung Gear IconX measures (21.8 x 18.9 x 22.8mm) weighing just 8 grams, is the all-new device for an upgraded and exciting musical experience. Samsung Gear IconX supports the music playback both wirelessly and wired ( USB Cable), so you can enjoy the music if you want to listen to music on the smartphone or simply connect it the PC when it runs out of the charge. And is we talk about the battery backup of the Gear IconX, it comes with fast-charging technology and according to the company the battery supports the music streaming up to five hours and seven hours backup of standalone music playback. The Samsung Gear IconX case works have a noticeable feature, the case also works as a power bank and able to provide additional battery charge. The company claims that 10 minutes of charging the Samsung Gear IconX in the case gives you one hour of connectivity.

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Aditya Babbar, General Manager, Mobile Business, Samsung India, said,Samsung Gear IconX brings a lot of enhanced features besides completely cord-free usage, including the Bixby voice commands, activity tracking and analytics and, most importantly, the enhanced music experience. The lightweight and comfortable Gear IconX is an ideal music companion for consumers, could be a dancer, painter, chef and anyone else, who needs a tangle-free movement of their hands, while he is working. It also has special features for the fitness enthusiasts”.

Samsung Gear IconXThe new Samsung Gear IconX comes with an equalizer feature with which user can adjust the different frequency parameters by choosing the preset options – Bass Boost, Soft, Dynamic, Clear and Treble Boost. And there is also an Ambient Sound function which enables users to control the amount of ambient sound they would like the earbuds to let in, and eventually makes it easier to pay attention to surrounding sounds.

The Samsung Gear IconX also features the gesture control for playback, and touch-based gestures, allows you to pause, play, and skip the music in the playlist so that you can easily stream and browse the songs easily and for storing songs, the device comes with 4GB of inbuilt storage.

A lot of consumer insights have been incorporated in terms of design aesthetics, comfort, and usability of these earbuds. For instance, a touchpad eliminates the need for keys or press buttons that are uncomfortable and irritating for the users,” Babbar, added.

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Talking about the additional features of the new Samsung Gear IconX. The new earbuds also support the Samsung’s virtual voice assistant, Bixby. The user can use his voice to control music playbacks, and you can make calls, also make text messages using the Samsung Gear IconX. For this, the user has to simply tap and hold the earbud to use Bixby. With this new device, you can not only take calls but also get the alerts for incoming callers, messages, and other notifications by the system and there is no need to have the smartphone nearby. For connectivity, it has USB 2.0 and Bluetooth 4.2

Samsung Gear IconX also comes with the inbuilt activity tracking features and the device can track your running or walk and provide analytics like distance, time and calories burned, automatically. And for this, the device has an accelerometer and a proximity sensor. Also, the earbuds can be paired with Samsung tracking devices like the Gear S3 Frontier or the Gear Fit 2 Pro.


Samsung Gear IconX Price and Availability

The new Samsung Gear IconX 2018 is available to buy at the price tag of  Rs. 13,990 via retail outlets, Samsung Online Shop and Flipkart. The Gear IconX sales have started from Thursday, 26th July.


Anubhav Tyagi
Anubhav identifies himself as gadget fanatic & a stickler for detail and accuracy. He’s quite an aficionado of sci-fi movies, gaming, and music. When not writing about his favorite genres on VoStory, he can be seen clicking photographs.

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