Along with Gear Sport and Gear Fit2 Pro, Samsung also announced next generation IconX 2018 wireless earbuds at ongoing IFA 2017. The new versions also come with a carrying case that includes its own 340 mAh battery.
The earbuds are visually similar to its predecessor that were launched last year. It comes with Bixby Voice that can be activated simply tapping and holding the earbud to use your voice to control your music or your phone. The earbuds measure 18.9 x 21.8 x 22.8 mm and weigh 8 grams each. Each earbud has 4GB of internal memory that allows you to store music. It also support Bluetooth 4.2 and are compatible with smartphones running Android 4.4 or later.
The new Gear IconX automatically tracks your running routines and also features the standalone Running Coach function which can be activated by simply tapping the earbud to provide in-ear audio exercise status updates in real time and without your phone. It now supports fast-charging and improved battery life of up to five hours of music streaming or seven hours of standalone music playback.
The Samsung Gear IconX 2018 comes in Black, Gray and Pink colors. It will be available by November 2017 for 229.99 Euros ($273 approx).