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Samsung Gear IconX 2018 / IconX R140

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews of Samsung Gear IconX 2018 / IconX R140. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and size. The usability and sound also get good feedback, whereas there are some critical comments about the price.

comfort, sound, usability, size, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Samsung Gear IconX 2018 / IconX R140 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : David Carnoy (

Samsung's new headphones get battery boost to take on AirPods


With a much better battery life and an improved design, the second-generation IconX has become a totally wireless headphone contender against Apple's AirPods.

Samsung's Gear Icon X 2018 is a small, comfortable-to-wear, totally wireless earphone that has improved battery life and a smaller charging case than the previous model's. They fit discreetly, sound decent for this type of headphone, and have touch...

Some of the features don't work with iOS devices; touch controls are a bit hit or miss.

Samsung has improved the second-generation Gear Icon X to become one of the better totally wireless headphones, especially for Galaxy phone owners.

Dec, 2017

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:340 / 82
Battery level indicator:Y
Battery Type:Built-in
Charging source:Battery, USB
Continuous audio playback time:7
Left earpiece battery capacity:82
Right earpiece battery capacity:82
Talk Time:4


Certification:CE, WEEE
Colour of product:Black / Grey / Pink
Control type:Touch
Headset type:Binaural
Volume Control:Digital / Touch
Wearing style:In-Ear


Driver Type:Dynamic
Ear coupling:Intraaural
Intraaural headphones type:Earbuds


Battery charge indicator:Y
Battery charging indication:Y
Battery full indication:Y
Battery level indicator:Y
Battery low indication:Y
LED indicators:Y
Recharge indicator:Y


Number of microphones:2

Music player

Audio formats supported:AAC,M4A,MP3,WAV,WMA,WMA-PRO
Internal storage capacity:3.4 / 4
Music player:Y
Number of songs:1000

Packaging Content

Accessories included in set:3 sizes silicone eartips
Cables included:USB
Carrying case:Y
Charging case:Y
Ear pads:Y
Extra earbuds:Y
Number of products included:2
Plug adapter:Y
Quick start guide:Y
USB charger included:Y

Packaging Data

Accessories included in set:3 sizes silicone eartips
Cables included:USB
Carrying case:Y
Charging case:Y
Ear pads:Y
Number of products included:2
Package Type:Box
Quick start guide:Y
USB charger included:Y


Active minutes:Y
Brand compatibility:Unitech / Universal
Calories burned:Y
Distance travelled:Y
Language version:CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, JPN, KOR, Russian
Operating keys:Multi-key
Proximity sensor:Y
Voice guidance:Y

Ports & interfaces

2.5 mm connector:N
3.5 mm connector:N
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP,AVRCP,HFP
Bluetooth version:4.2
Connectivity Technology:Wireless
USB Connectivity:N / Y
USB connector:USB Type-C


Charging source:Battery, USB / USB

System requirements

Mobile operating systems supported:Android 4.4, Android 5.0, Android 5.1, Android 6.0, Android 7.1
Windows operating systems supported:Y

Technical Details


Weight & Dimensions

Charging case dimensions (W x D x H):73.4 x 44.5 x 31.4
Charging case weight:54.5
Controller box dimensions (W x D x H):73.4 x 44.5 x 31.4
Earbud dimensions (W x D x H):18.9 x 22.8 x 21.8
Height :22.8
Left earpiece weight:8
Right earpiece weight:8