Samsung has revealed the price and launch date of the latest Gear Sport smartwatch and Gear IconX (2018) wireless earbuds. The company has revealed that both the devices will be available for pre-order starting from tomorrow in the US and both of them will be available for sale on October 27.
The Gear Sport smartwatch comes with a price tag of $299.99, which roughly translates to Rs 19,476 and it will be available in Black and Blue colour options. The Gear IconX (2018) comes with a price tag of $199.99, which is roughly Rs 12,984 and the wireless earbuds will be available in Gray, Pink and Black colour options.
To recall, Samsung announced the Gear Sport and Gear IconX (2018) along with Gear Fit2 Pro at IFA 2017. the wearable comes with military-level durability and will be available in Blue and Black colour variants. The smartwatch features a 1.2-inch circular Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 360 x 360 pixels and a pixel density of 302ppi. It also features Always on Display and comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
On the hardware front, the Gear Sport features a 1.0 GHz dual-core processor and it runs on Tizen OS. The watch comes with 20mm strap and has a 4GB of internal storage along with 768MB of RAM. The device is juiced up by a 300mAh battery and it also supports wireless charging. On the connectivity front, it supports Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi b/g/n, NFC and GPS/GLONASS/Beidou. The device measures 42.9 x 44.6 x 11.6 mm and weighs 50g (without the band).
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The Gear IconX (2018) come loaded with Bixby voice assistant and with a simple tap and hold of the earbud, one can use his/her voice to control music or phone. The device also tracks the running routines as well and it features a standalone Running Coach function which can be activated by simply tapping the earbud to provide in-ear audio7 exercise status updates. The earbuds are available in Black, Gray and Pink colour variants.
The wireless earbuds comes with Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity option and it has a 5.8pi dynamic driver for better audio experience. You also get a 4GB of memory on each earbud. The device offers 7 hours of play time on standalone mode and 5 hours of play time on Bluetooth mode. It also comes with a charging case that is backed by a 340mAh battery and support micro USB 2.0 and Type-C port.