Samsung just announced that two if its newest Gear devices – the Gear Sport and Gear IconX 2018 – will be released in the US on October 27. Interested customers can pre-order both products starting tomorrow, October 13.
The Gear Sport is a Tizen-based smartwatch that, according to Samsung, enables users to “go beyond fitness.” Compatible with both Android and iOS phones and tablets, the wearable device will be offered for $299.99. It’ll come with features like water resistance (up to 50 meters), a 1.2-inch circular Super AMOLED screen, GPS, music player, and NFC (for Samsung Pay). You will be able to purchase the Gear Sport in two color variants – black and blue – from Samsung’s own website, Best Buy, Amazon, Macy’s, and US Cellular. However, pre-orders will be open only at Samsung and Best Buy.
As for the Gear IconX 2018, this is a new pair of wireless, smart earbuds that improves on the first generation. Highlight features include a built-in Running Coach, 4 GB of internal memory per bud (for offline music playing), and touch controls. Costing $199.99, the Gear IconX 2018 will be available in black, gray, and pink from Samsung, Amazon, Best Buy, Sprint, and US Cellular. Pre-orders will be open only through Samsung’s official website.
You can find out more about Samsung’s latest wearables by checking out our Gear Sport hands-on and our Gear IconX 2018 hands-on. Let us know if you’re planning to get any of the two new Gear devices, okay?
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