Samsung Gear IconX wireless earbuds review

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Until now truly wireless earbuds have been a bit of a myth. ‘Wireless’ has meant that the phones will connect with Bluetooth, so they don’t need a connector between the phone and your device, but they often come with a wire connecting the left to right earbud. While that’s been an ok option, some people find it distracting and annoying to have a cable flapping around your neck while doing certain activities. Enter Samsung’s new Gear IconX earbuds. With not a wire in sight, these earbuds are among the first to be totally and truly wireless. The small thumb-sized earbuds wedge right into your ears for a good slip-free fit, and connect seamlessly and wirelessly to your Samsung device whenever you pop them in.samsung gear iconx wireless earbuds

Here’s the quick overview of Samsung Gear IconX earbuds:

Pros:samsung gear iconx wireless earbuds headphones erinlyyc
Fully wireless
Easy to wear
Very versatile
Work well and connect easily

Cons:
Battery life
Sync issues with video
Only works with Android

Compatability
Right out of the gate, it’s important to note these headphones are compatible with Android devices only, so if you have an Apple device, you can stop reading now.

Built in touch controls
No fiddling with your phone! Volume is controlled by dragging your finger up or down along the ‘main’ earbud.  Tap the earbud’s side to play/pause, or tap twice to skip or to take or end a call.

Automatic connect/disconnect
The earbuds turn on and off automatically; when they’re in the case with the case closed they turn off. When you take them out and pop them into your ears, they activate all by themselves. Pretty neat! And a far cry some some other headphones which need to be physically turned off and on again or re-connected frequently. However there are battery life issues, which I’ll get to…

Full review of Samsung Gear IconX wireless earbuds

This review was done for Best Buy Canada’s blog. Click HERE to read the full review of the Samsung Gear IconX earbuds.

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