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Samsung Gear Iconx : First looks and Impressions

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Samsung recently launched two accessories, Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX. Gear Fit2, We have already done the review, now it’s time to have a close a look at Gear Icon X. The common point between both the accessories is ” Fitness ” based.

The key question is how Gear Iconx is differentiated from other Ear phones and what makes it so special ?

Samsung differentiates the Gear IconX on Rhythm base workout. What Samsung has to say about Gear IconX :

what if your earbuds not only kept the rhythm flowing, but also offered real-time, in-ear feedback of your performance and let you take calls, all the while being completely cord-free?

Design

Samsung has designed Gear IconX in such a way that it fits your ear perfectly without any pain ( Like most of the ear phones do, you can not use most of the earphones for a longer time ).

By reinventing traditional earbuds through an ergonomic design, the Gear IconX maximizes comfort, whether you’re engaging in fitness activities or simply listening to music during your daily commute.

Featuring three sizes of eartips and wingtips, the earbuds comfortably fit your ears, while three color options—black, blue and white—ensure that they also fit your style. And for those that prefer a bit more subtlety, the Gear IconX’s small design discreetly conceals your earbuds whether you’re at the gym or on the go.

Samsung Gear Iconx : Pic source Samsung News

Samsung Gear Iconx : Pic source Samsung News

Technology

Gear Iconx connects and streams Music via Bluetooth. It also got Internal memory of 4GB which can store up to 1000 songs, which means you can use it as a stand alone Device also.

Another key point is Control, Play or pause music, adjust volume or switch tracks by simply tapping or swiping the Gear IconX earbuds. Samsung has designed the case in such a way, that it also works as a charging station for the Ear Buds.

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Fitness Tracker

The activation Process is very simple

  • Place the Gear IconX is your ears.
  • Tab and hold the Touchpad on the Iconx
  • Launch activity Tracking
  • Receive Real time updates.

Data provided by Ear buds include

  • Heart Rate
  • Distance
  • Speed
  • Time
  • Calories burnt

With the help of Heart Rate Monitor, IconX voice guide helps you stay in the Vigorous Intensity Zone for a more effective workout.After your workout, you can transfer and manage recorded data on your smartphone using sync Technology with S Health App. Also by using Third party Apps, you can Transfer Heart Rate via Bluetooth to your Smartphone.

In Addition to above features, The most important feature is Ambient Sound : Suppose you are in a Training Area where you need to be more aware of your surroundings, Gear IconX supports ambient sound mode for your safety.

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