Samsung Announces Availability of Gear IconX in Singapore from 16 July 2016
Samsung today announced the availability of the Samsung Gear IconX in Singapore from 16 July – the first Samsung Cord-free Fitness Earbuds with advanced features and capabilities designed for consumers’ fitness needs.
Key Product Highlights:
• Available in three different colours – Black, Blue, White, the Gear IconX comes in a Truly Cord-free Design, allowing users to enjoy the ease of movement. It provides a lightweight, secure and comfortable fit without the hassle of entangling wires, and will automatically power on by simply placing them in the users’ ears. The earbuds are also available in three different sizes of eartips and wingtips (S, M, L).
• The Gear IconX comes with enhanced features, including Precise Tracking Technology, to provide the optimal fitness experience. The In-ear Audio Fitness Tracker allows users to track their fitness data, from speed, distance and duration to heart rate and calories burnt via S Health1. Its dedicated Voice Guide feature also helps users to workout in a more efficient way by giving instant feedback and updates on their progress. The Gear IconX enables users to stay informed of their training status and to reach their Vigorous Intensity Zone, maximising their workout. In addition, Ambient Sound Mode keeps them safe and aware of their surroundings, even while they are plugged in.
• As a standalone Built-in Music Player, users can also store their music easily on the Gear IconX with its 4GB of internal memory2 that can hold up to 1,000 tracks3, and play up to 11 hours4 of music. Intuitive control has never been easier as users can simply tap, swipe and hold to control their playlist. The Gear IconX also comes with a case that doubles as a charger, which can power the earbuds up to 2 full charges while it’s resting.
• The ultra-light Gear IconX is optimised to work with users, their fitness needs and their smartphones. It is compatible with most AndroidTM smartphones5 and Galaxy devices6 running Android TM 4.4 Kit Kat with 1.5GB RAM and above via the Gear Manager app7. With P2i Nano Coating, the Gear IconX is also Sweat and Splash Resistant8, making it ideal for users’ workouts.
Local Pricing and Availability
The Gear IconX will be available from 16 July 2016 at the recommended retail price of $298, and it will come in colour options of Black, Blue and White. It will be available at all local telecommunication operators, major consumer electronics stores, Samsung Experience Stores, Lazada Singapore and Hachi.tech.
From 16 to 31 July 2016, Samsung will be holding an islandwide launch promotion for the Gear IconX and Gear Fit2. Customers who purchase a Galaxy S7 4G+, S7 edge 4G+ or Note 5 4G+ will be able to enjoy $50 off their purchase of the Gear IconX or Gear Fit2. The promotion will be available at local telecommunication operators, authorised retailers, Samsung Experience Stores, Lazada Singapore and Hachi.tech.
Samsung also announced the availability of the S strap for Gear Fit2 from July 2016. Available in three colours – Black, Blue and Pink, the Gear Fit2 in size S strap will be available at the recommended retail price of $298, at all local telecommunication operators, major consumer electronics stores and Samsung Experience Stores, Lazada Singapore and Hachi.tech.
1Not intended for clinical or medical use, including diagnosis, treatment, monitoring, alleviation, compensation, cure, prevention or mitigation of any disease, ailment, defect, injury or other conditions.
2Actual user-accessible internal storage is less than specified total memory due to operating system, software, and other built-in applications, and may vary after software updates/ upgrades.
3Calculated based on an average MP3 file size of approximately 3.5MB per song.
4Usage time based on standalone music play time of 3.8 hours for earbuds, together with up to 2 full charges via the charging case; dependent on usage and battery condition.
5Supported features may vary.
6Compatible with the following Galaxy devices: Galaxy S7 edge 4G+, S7 4G+, Note 5 4G+, S6 edge+ 4G+, S6 edge 4G+, S6 4G+.
7Downloadable on Google Play™ and Galaxy Apps.
8Sweat and splash resistant means the device is protected against harmful ingress of moisture such as perspiration and splashes of water under normal non-water sports and everyday use. Note: This does not mean that the device is waterproof or water resistant.
Note: Certain features, services and applications are dependent on Bluetooth® connectivity to the connected Samsung Galaxy/ Android™ smartphones as well as network connectivity of the connected Samsung Galaxy/ Android™ smartphones, and may not be available in all coverage areas. Additional data charges may apply.
Specifications are accurate as at time of print and are subject to change without prior notice.
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