Galaxy Buds vs. IconX 2018
Learn all about the key differences between the new Galaxy Buds compared to the previous model Gear IconX. The Galaxy Buds are just as light-weight; now there's an improved design and hardware improvements that mean that they last longer than the IconX.
|Model||Galaxy Buds||Gear IconX|
|Battery Playback Time||Total 13 hours (earbuds 6 hours + case 7 hours)||Total 10 hours (earbuds 5 hours + case 5 hours)|
|Battery Talk Time||Total 11 hours (earbuds 5 hours + case 6 hours)||Total 8 hours (earbuds 4 hours + case 4 hours)|
|Charging||Wired/wireless/D2D charging||Wired charging only|
|Quick Charging||15 minutes charging = 1.7 hours (100 min.) playback time||10 minutes of charging = 1 hour play time|
|Microphone||One outer microphone + one inner microphone||Two outer microphones|
|In-ear Sensor||IR sensor + Accelerometer + proximity sensor (VSCEL)||IR sensor|
|Connectivity||Bluetooth v5.0 (LE up to 2 Mbps)||Bluetooth 4.2|
|Bixby control||Phone + Galaxy Buds function||Phone function|
|Supported Codec||Samsung Scalable Audio & Speech Codec*, SBC, AAC||Samsung Scalable Audio Codec*, SBC|
|Features||Ambient Sound, Touch UX||Ambient Sound, Touch UX|
|Samsung Health Integration||N/A||Automatic and Manual Workouts|
|Built in storage||N/A||4GB|
|Dimensions (mm)||26.5 x 70.0 x 38.8||21.8 x 18.9 x 22.8|
* Samsung Scalable Codec is supported on Galaxy devices with OS Android Nougat or higher.
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