What are the differences between Galaxy Buds and Gear IconX?

Last Update Date : Mar 25. 2019

The Galaxy Buds go a step further to provide an improved performance. Highlights include improved battery life and new charging methods and sensors.

Specifications

Specifications

Galaxy Buds (2019)

Gear IconX (2018)

Charging

Wired

Wireless

Device to device charging

Wired charging only

Battery

Playback Time

Total 13 hours
(earbuds 6 hours + case 7 hours)

 

Talk Time

Total 11 hours
(earbuds 5 hours + case 6 hours)

Playback Time

Total 10 hours
(earbuds 5 hours + case 5 hours)

 

Talk Time

Total 8 hours
(earbuds 4 hours + case 4 hours)

Microphone

One outer microphone
+ one inner microphone

Two outer microphones

In-ear Sensor

IR sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor (VCSEL)

IR sensor

Connectivity

Bluetooth 5.0

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

Colours

Black, White, Yellow

Black, Gray, Pink

Others

Ambient Sound, Touch UX

Ambient Sound, Touch UX

* Samsung Scalable Codec is supported on Samsung smartphones and tablets with Android OS version 7.1 (Nougat) or higher.

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