Samsung has announced Gear IconX, it’s latest fitness tracking headset that can track heart rate, distance, speed, duration and calories burned and provide data through the voice guide, even without a smartphone. It also has a standalone music player that lets you transfer music between the Gear IconX and your smartphone with the Samsung Gear application.
Through Bluetooth connectivity it also provides real-time heart rate data transfer to select third-party applications. To activate the device, you just need to place it in your ears. With a tap and hold of the touchpad located on the earbud, you can launch activity tracking and receive real-time status updates.
Samsung Gear IconX
- 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)
The Samsung Gear IconX comes in black, blue and white colors with three sizes of eartips and wingtips. It will be available beginning in Q3 2016. No word on the pricing yet.