Samsung Gear IconX 2018 Review: True wireless earbuds in your budget

Samsung Gear IconX 2018 Review: True wireless earbuds in your budget: When going out for jogging, people usually try to carry their smartphone and earphones with them. It’s good to listen to the music while running, but does the smartphone in your pocket distract you from running? Does the swinging wire of earphone irritate while you jog? Well, for your comfort, Samsung has launched its wireless ear buds which are standalone media player. It comes with an in-built internal memory of 3.4GB which can store more than 500 songs and does not require any kind of wireless connection with the smartphone to play the music.

Samsung Gear IconX 2018 Review


The in-built running coach:

The Gear ICONX has a special auto tracking mode which detects walking or jogging, and it logs your time, distance and calories burned.

Go Phone Free:

The Gear ICONX earbuds has internal memory of 3.4GB which can store hundreds of songs. User can create maximum two playlists; one for jogging and the other for gym. It does not require any connection from smartphone to play music as it’s a standalone media player. It also has the feature of Bluetooth so that user can play songs through their mobiles also.


Gear ICONX long battery makes sure that music keeps on playing with up to 7 hours of playback. To charge the earbuds, they must be put back to the case. With its speed charging, user can enjoy up to an hour with just a 10-minute charge.

Earbuds have capacity of 82 mAh each and case battery is 340 mAh which gives twice charging to earbuds.


It supports different audio and video playing formats (MP3, M4A, AAC, WAV, and WMA) and provides ambient sound quality. It has in-built running coach and voice guidance in 9 different languages.

Package Contents:

It contains a charging case, earbuds, eartips (Small, Medium and Large), Quick start guide, USB connector (USB type-B), USB connector (USB type-C), USB cable, and wingtips (Small, Medium, and Large).

Physical Specification:

Earbuds are designed in such a way that makes them really light weighed (8g each) and case weight (54.5g)

Easy to control:

User can play playlist, navigate tracks and can turn up the volume just by taps and swipes without taking out the phone.

  1. Single tap – Plays or pauses the track
  2. Double tap – Plays next track; Answer or end Call
  3. Triple tap – Play previous song
  4. Tap and hold – Hear the menu readout; Reject call
  5. Double tap and hold – Play next playlist
  6. Swipe up/down – Toggles volume

Colour Variants:

It is available in 3 colours – Black, silver and pink.


Its launch price was 13,999 INR but now it is available at 11,999 INR

Rating: 4/5

Thus, it might be a good deal for the costumer for this advanced piece of technology as it has many features and is also being admired globally by most of the users. It is easy to wear and is comfortable for the ear. Due to its light weight design and small size, it is easy to carry.