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|
IP ratings refer to the level of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IP57, the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's rating for solids indicates 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 number of 7 means that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
In comparison 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, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus has a lower liquid rating than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a weight of 12g . We take in account a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to move with.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, at 12.6g weigh more than the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX with a difference of 0.6g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires 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 distinction since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the two earbuds together.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus come with wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX are resistant to sweat
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate 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
ANC uses more advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and after generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero therefore "diluting" the noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX sit well in place, creating an acoustic covering that reduces background noise while preventing the device sound from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that both limit ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a unit size of 9.2mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass. The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, its size corellates with the loudness of the earbuds.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to 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 20,000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio component produces high human frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices can generate equal treble
The 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 have to charge the device less often.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery life is more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 3 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's case has a full charge of 20 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several 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 takes 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 extended 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, represents 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
The 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 shows you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a 10meters distance connecting 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 that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Since its 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.
The 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 device to filter out noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, 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 earbuds can detect when removed from your ears .
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support the find earbuds feature.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly 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 earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too have the mute function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but 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 functions are supported on the earbuds.
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 that has followed 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 .
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX come with a special case. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them in your pockets without a casing may easily damage them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.