Actually, Samsung has several fitness tracking products that already lands on market. Now, South Korean company announced another device that comes with similar functionality. The Samsung Gear IconX is company’s latest fitness tracking headset that enables track heart rate, distance, speed, duration and calories burned. Thus, it is able to provide data through the voice guide, even without a smartphone.
Another good point, Samsung Gear IconX could be a standalone music player. That’s mean you are able to transfer music between the Gear IconX and your smartphone (with the Samsung Gear application). It is utilized Bluetooth connectivity to provides real-time heart rate data transfer to select third-party applications.
You can activate the device by just need to place it in your ears. You can also launch activity tracking and receive real-time status updates – just a tap and hold of the touchpad located on the earbud.
The Samsung Gear IconX is available in black, blue and white colors. There are three sizes of eartips and wingtips.
Samsung Gear IconX features
- Splash resistant (P2i Nano Coating)
- Standalone music player (4GB storage / up to 1,000 songs), Voice guide (available in 15 languages)
- Bluetooth v4.1
- Compatible with phones running Android 4.4 or later with 1.5GB RAM or more
- Sensors: Accelerometer, HR, Capacitive Touch
- Battery: 47mAh (Earbuds) / 315mAh (Charging Case)
Samsung Gear IconX Specifications:
|Memory||4 GB / up to 1,000 songs|
|Connectivity||Bluetooth® v 4.1|
|Sensor||Accelerometer, HR, Capacitive Touch|
|Dimension||Earbud: 18.9 (W) x 26.0 (D) mm / Case: 92.0 (W) x 35.3 (D) mm|
|Weight||Earbud: 6.3g per earbud / Case: 52g|
|Battery||Earbud: 47mAh / Charging Case: 315mAh|
|Compatibility||Android 4.4/ RAM 1.5 GB|
|Microphone||2ea per earbud|
|Additional Features||Black, blue and white|
|Splash resistant (P2i Nano Coating)|
|Standalone music player|
|Voice guide (available in 15 languages)|
|Audio||Audio formats: MP3, WMA v9, WAV, AAC, M4A|
Gear IconX will be land on market sometime in Q3 2016. The pricing detail of device isn’t available yet.
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