Samsung Galaxy Buds vs. Gear IconX: Is one better for fitness and commuting?

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All attendees at the Samsung Unpacked event in San Francisco were handed a swag bag on the way out of the venue that contained some chocolates and a pair of Samsung Galaxy Buds. My bag contained a pair in that lovely Prism White color that matches the evaluation Galaxy S10 Plus.

Last year I tested out the 2018 Gear IconX wireless earbuds that improved significantly on the original IconX buds. That 2018 model improved the battery life, switched to the modern USB-C port for charging, and enabled connections via your smartphone for firmware updates and music transfer.

See also: Galaxy S10 Plus review: Long battery life, shareable wireless charging, and Samsung’s One UI make this a leading business phone



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