It was only yesterday that Samsung launched its first wireless activity tracking earbuds in South Korea. The company has announced today that the Gear IconX is also available in a handful of other markets including the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, Canada and Australia. It has said that the Gear IconX will be gradually launched around the rest of the globe in the coming weeks.
The Gear IconX is a new kind of wearable fitness device from Samsung. It has an in-ear heart rate monitor and is capable of functioning as a standalone music player. It has 4GB of internal storage and can play host to more than 1,000 MP3 songs. The Gear IconX is capable of tracking and providing instant feedback for fitness data such as speed, duration, distance, heart rate and calories burned all of which is synced with S Health. The Gear IconX is available in black, white and blue colors. Pricing varies by market. This wearable device can be used with any Android device running version 4.1 or higher with 1.5GB RAM or more as they are paired with the smartphone using Bluetooth 4.1, they even allow users to take phone calls.