Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EXSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Samsung Galaxy Buds PlusSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX||Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP57||IPX2|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✗|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||9.2mm||✗|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||22hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✓||✗|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✗|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✓|
|has in/on-ear detection||✗||✓|
|has find earbuds feature||✗||✓|
|supports fast charging||✓||✓|
|has a mute function||✓||✓|
|control panel placed on a device||✓||✓|
|has voice prompts||✓||✓|
|travel bag is included||✓||✓|
|See price on Amazon||See price on Amazon|
Ingress protection ratings refer to the level of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IP57, the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's rating is read as, the first value of 5 denotes that ingress of dust is not totally prevented but dust does not enter in harmful quantities to interfere with the correct operation or impair safety, and the second value of 7 means that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
Compared to the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a rating of IPX2 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX has a higher liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a weight of 12g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to transport.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, at 12.6g weigh more than the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by of 0.6g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a key difference since wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also is true wireless since it has no wires linking the two earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and come as an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have sweat resistance
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers, what this means is that Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears as you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background sounds.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX sit well in place, creating a sound covering that tones down your environment noise and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that both tone down ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX driver unit is 9.2mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass. The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, the unit size determines the sound made by the earbuds.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component produces low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio component makes high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery life is 8 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery life is more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 3 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's case is said to have a full charge of 20 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's charging case has a battery life of 22 hours, more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 2 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 0.5 hours
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery power is 70mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery power is 85mAh. more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 15mAh
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of a device.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX will work fine with your iPad. If you intend on using these with Android you need to pay even closer attention to codec support for if they only have AAC they won't provide the best audio quality possible, ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support AAC as well. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC generally achieves higher sound quality than MP3 encoders at the same bit rate.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a latency of 134ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have 6 microphones.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus microphones are 6, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing them
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a run but still want to hear traffic.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support the find earbuds feature.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have this function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have a control panel on them.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a warranty period of 3 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use following instruction manuals.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement a malfunction occurs. Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a warranty period of 1Years, less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 2 Years .
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them inside your pockets without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.