Samsung's Gear IconX wireless Bluetooth earbuds now available on Amazon

Samsung's Gear IconX wireless Bluetooth earbuds now available on Amazon
Last week, Samsung dropped its long-awaited Gear IconX earphones via AT&T alongside a refreshed edition of the Gear VR. If you are interested in Sammy's feature-rich earbuds, you can also grab yourself a pair on either black, white or blue through Amazon. 

For many, headphones packaged with mobile devices simply don't make the grade. Whether an audiophile or a hardcore fitness fanatic, there are many occasions where spending a few hundred bucks or more for decent audio gear can be justified. Samsung's Gear IconX range has its sights squarely set on the active consumer, and while $199.99 may seem steep given that one could snag a very capable smartphone for that kind of cash, buyers do get quite a bit of bang for their buck. 

Packed with Bluetooth, the buds themselves include 4 gigs of storage — enough real estate for up to 1000 tunes. There's a heart-rate sensor baked into the bargain to help users log their cardiovascular system, while the water-resistant design means a sweaty workout in the rain shouldn't cause any lasting damage.

All tied in with Samsung's S Health app, the Gear IconX earbuds can track miles walked, calories burned and other such essential data. Most of the features that would normally require a smartphone or a fitness band to monitor, can be achieved with the IconX earbuds. 

Below, you can take a closer look at the Gear IconX earphones in the various colors, and if you'd like to purchase from Amazon, the source link is just below the gallery. 

source: Amazon via SamMobile

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12 Comments

1. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

$199 seems a bit steep for headphones that run out of power after a little more than an hour of use and take roughly 70 minutes to recharge. Couple that with the fact that the Case only charges the headphones completely once and you have a product that is rubbish.

5. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 728; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

That's what I'm saying. I love the design and I'd love to use these with my Note7. But that hour man. I can't even. I just can't. Probably even less with my EQ setup on JetAudio.

10. techlover2017

Posts: 65; Member since: Aug 22, 2016

Price is not high for the headphones, but the purpose they serve.

13. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

I would say the price is high no matter what service they serve

2. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

I.jjst picked up a.pair at the VZW store. They are nice. Tbey sound very ran. The bass is soft and deep, not heavy and causing vibration and noise like Beats. They sound just slight better than the Gear Circle, whixh my wife has and sounds great. I wasnt gomna get them at fiest after I heard about its dismal batterylife. They are nice, but ot 199 nice. More like $99 nice. Nice add to my Gear collection. I wonder how long before they sont hold a charge. The other downside, is wjen ylu play music, you have to store the file in both pods if you want tonjse rhe pods standalone. I think thats dumb. But rhey look awesome, feel great. I will be testing them on my bike ride tomorrow.

6. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

I lost my gear circle and was thinking about buying these, but battery life and price kept me away, bought gear circle again. I hope samsung launches some new headphones along side with S3 at IFA.

4. JackDiesel

Posts: 11; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Awesome. Can't wait to pick up a pair. Since I don't run or workout for over an hour and a half they are good for their purpose. And they save me from having to buy a fitbit or equivalent.

7. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Way overpriced for that battery life, and given the fact they're way too easy to lose. These make them Jaybird Freedom seem reasonably priced.

14. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

How do you know they are too easy to lose. Because they are small? Well they won't fall out your ears as long as you use the right sized cover. So if you lose it after you take them off, you have only yourself to blame.

11. BilangFilipino

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 28, 2016

Damn... I just spend $50 for my Skullcandy Ink'D Bluetooth Wireless which is the battery far better than this Samsung Gear IconX.

15. noospic

Posts: 12; Member since: Aug 28, 2016

Meh...overpriced like most of samsung's stuff.

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