Samsung New Smart Wearables Gear Sport & Gear IconX (2018) Represent Perfect Fusion of Sport Fashion and Advanced Technologies

Sep 28. 2017

Experience the Latest Flagship Smartphone Galaxy Note8 at Galaxy Studio in 1881, Tsim Sha Tsui

Galaxy Note8

Hong Kong – September 28, 2017 – Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd brought Samsung Galaxy Studio at 1881 in Tsim Sha Tsui and announced its grand opening today. Public can get a hands-on experience on the latest flagship smartphone, Galaxy Note8 to feel the power of revolutionized Dual Camera, enhanced S Pen and strong hardware and software. Meanwhile, Samsung introduced the new smart wearables Gear Sport smartwatch and Gear IconX (2018) cord-free music earbuds. The design of Samsung’s smart wearables fits every user’s needs. The brand-new Gear Sport and Gear IconX (2018) are equipped with multi features to provide a high-quality mobile intelligent life for users with optimal experience.

Gear Sport

Stylish Gear Sport for an All-round Fitness Monitoring

The comprehensive Gear Sport will act as users’ personal fitness coach. Users can stream exercise videos and heart rate via Samsung Health and display them on a TV screen, enhancing the fitness effectiveness. Gear Sport has automatic workout detection, users can preset their target running speed, and monitor data and heart rate during swimming through Samsung Health, so as to facilitate the swimming and running training. With Spotify offline music, users can enjoy both music and fitness anytime.


Apart from fitness enhancement, Gear Sport can also be users’ wellness manager. Gear Sport comes with built-in heart rate monitoring (HRM) sensor for continuous heart rate monitoring, so users will know their heart rate under different circumstances. Users simply input calorie intake and the Gear Sport will advise on the calories burning. Moreover, Gear Sport encourages users to refresh their goals frequently and challenge themselves. Gear Sport will also remind users to stretch body when it detects inactivity.


Mobile Features for an Upgraded Life

The design of Gear Sport is outstanding with playful blue color and timeless black color. Users can also mix and match with rugged silicone straps[1] or other 20mm standard straps. Gear Sport comes with 79 preloaded watch faces[2], 5ATM water resistance[3] and military level of MIL-STD-810G compliance[4], users can showcase their own characteristics in various occasions while acquiring necessary information.


The powerful mobile features of Gear Sport take care of users’ life, and the new design of interface allows users to check information easier. Gear Sport is compatible with both Android and iOS system. Users can control PowerPoint for a smooth presentation via Gear Sport. Users can back up the data on Gear Sport via Wi-Fi, without a smartphone connection, and save device data[5] on Samsung Cloud directly. Gear Sport supports Samsung Pay[6] as well, users won’t need to take wallet, or even smartphone to enjoy the added convenience.

Gear IconX

Gear IconX (2018) Redefines Portable Music Device

Gear IconX (2018) comes with pink, black and gray colors. With its streamlined ergonomic design, the Gear IconX (2018) offers comfortable fit and stylish look. Gear IconX (2018) has both streaming and standalone modes, so users can use Bluetooth to listen to music stored on smartphone or stream from third-party apps such as YouTube and Spotify. Users can also play songs stored on the Gear IconX in standalone mode.


Apart from playing music, Gear IconX (2018) can act as a personal fitness coach as well. Gear IconX (2018) comes with built-in sensor to automatically record users’ workout data, including fitness duration, distance, speed and calories burned, and then sync it with Samsung Health, giving user a well understanding on the fitness progress. If users haven’t worked out for a period of time, the Gear IconX (2018) reminds and gives motivation to users to manage their healthy life. Moreover, Gear IconX (2018) provides Voice Guide [7] for real-time voice feedback, so users can keep track of their goals.


High Quality of Music without Hassle

The interface of Gear IconX (2018) is simple to use. Users can control music, volume or answer or reject a call via Bixby or actions easily. Apart from Bixby, it is convenient to use Gear IconX (2018) with easy control via Touchpad. Gear IconX (2018) comes with Ambient Sound mode, so users can hear external sounds to avoid accidents from happening.


Gear IconX (2018)’s battery life is upgraded up to 7 hours after fully charged.  Users can recharge the earbuds by just placing in the charging case, which supports quick charging, within 10 minutes for 1 hour playtime. Gear IconX (2018) also delivers outstanding sound thanks to the bigger speaker drivers. The powerful Bass sound becomes good companion for a vigorous workout. Meanwhile, with enhanced Bluetooth connectivity, Gear IconX (2018) allows users to enjoy clearer quality of phone calls without reconnecting the device with smartphone.


Galaxy Studio Showcases a Series of New Galaxy Products

Samsung sets up Galaxy Studio at 1881 in Tsim Sha Tsui, showcasing the latest flagship smartphone Galaxy Note8, so public can experience a variety of Galaxy Note8’s features in different zones, including two 12MP cameras with Dual OIS, advanced S Pen with multi functions, Live Message with self-made Emoji and GIF image, Screen off memo, etc, offering ultimate experiences. Various zones include:


  • Galaxy Interactive Table: To explore the key features of the Galaxy Note8 through the touch screen tabletop.

  • S Pen Gallery: After taking photo by Galaxy Note8, visitors can apply stickers and draw on the photos using S Pen. The photos can be shared with friends and will be projected to the TV wall, sharing visitors’ creativity with public.

  • Portrait Pool: To take selfie and edit that into different artistic styles with S Pen. With IP68 water and dust resistant Galaxy Note8, the portrait will be projected in the pool.

  • Gear Sport Fitness Games: To ride a bicycle while monitoring heart rate and fitness performance to experience the fun of workout with the Gear Sport.

  • Gear VR 4D Experience: In the advanced theater with sway chair and Gear VR with controller to enjoy an exciting virtual reality shooting game and feel like driving a spaceship.

  • Gear 360 Snowball Zone: In a cylindrical 360 room with full of snowflakes, visitors can record video via Gear 360 and control the lightening and wind speed through snowball. After that, visitors will be able to watch their own 10s 360 video.

  • Galaxy Studio Workshop: Visitors can use S Pen to draw their favorite tattoo, and get it printed on their hand. Every Sunday and public holiday 2-6pm from September 30 to October 29, illustrators will customize the instant print tattoo for visitors.


Moreover, public can get a hands-on experience at Samsung Galaxy Studio. Upon the completion of specific tasks or upload a photo with hashtag #GalaxyStudioHK to social media platform, visitors can be awarded an Eco bag. Gift quotas apply while stocks last.


Samsung Galaxy Studio Details


1881, Tsim Sha Tsui


September 28 – October 29, 2017

Opening hours:

11:00 – 21:00

Special Opening:


CityPlaza, Taikoo Shing


October 6 – October 15, 2017

Opening hours:

11:00 – 21:00


Availability and Suggested Retail Price



Suggested Retail Price

Available Date

Gear Sport

Blue, Black

To be confirmed


Gear IconX (2018)

Pink, Black, Gray

To be confirmed



Samsung Gear Sport Specifications:


Gear Sport


Dual Core (1.0 GHz)


1.2" 360 x 360 Super AMOLED, Full-color AOD, Gorilla Glass


4 GB + 768 MB


300 mAh


GPS, Acc., Gyro, Barometer, HRM, Ambient Light

Water Resistance



Tizen OS 3.0


Under Armour, Speedo, Spotify, S Health, Samsung Pay


Bluetooth® 4.2, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), GPS/GLONASS, NFC


Android OS 4.4 or later with at least 1.5 GB of RAM

iPhone 5 or later with iOS 9.0 and above


Black, Blue


42.9 x 44.6 x 11.6mm


MIL-STD-810G, Compatible with any 20 mm watch band


Samsung Gear IconX (2018) Specifications:


Gear IconX (2018)


Buds: 82 mAh
Case: 380 mAh


Accelerometer, Proximity


Bluetooth® 4.2

Play Time

Streaming: 5 hours
Standalone: 7 hours

Voice Interaction

Bixby, S Voice


Two MEMS microphones


Automatic Activity Tracking, Running Coaching


SBC, Scalable Codec


4 GB


Black, Gray, Pink


Ambient Sound, Touch UX


Earbuds: 18.9 x 21.8 x 22.8 mm
Case: 73.4 x 44.5 x 31.4 mm


Earbuds: 8.0 g / Case: 54.5 g

* All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.


For more product information, please visit or contact Samsung customer service hotline at (+852) 3698-4698.


[1] Gear Sport and straps will be sold separately. The design of straps will be different depending on different situation.
[2] Including color variations.
[3] The Gear Sport has a water resistance rating of 5 ATM (50 m) under ISO Standard 22810:2010. The Gear Sport is suitable for shallow-water activities, but it should not be used for any activities involving high-velocity water or submersion below shallow depths.
[4] MIL-STD-810G is a US military standard that attests to the equipment’s ability to withstand various conditions. Products that passed through the test are able to operate and be in use with a certain percentage of humidity, high altitudes or immersion in water.
[5] Except app data.
[6] NFC only. The availability of this service may vary by country.
[7] The Voice Guide supports US English, Mandarin Chinese, US and ES Spanish, German, French, Korean, Italian, Russian, and Japanese.



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