Samsung Galaxy Buds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EXSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX||Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP57||IPX7|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||✗||1meters|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||9.2mm||11mm|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||20hours|
|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 is the rank of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
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 of liquids 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 Pro have a rating of IPX7 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a weight of 12g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to transport.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, at 12.6g are heavier 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 case since they don't have cables. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables connecting the two earbuds .
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX are resistant to sweat
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that they will be damaged. Devices that have a higher depth rating are better for diving.
ANC utilises advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 therefore "diluting" the noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation making either of the earbuds ideal for flights and morning travels. The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX and Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX stay well in place, this creates a sound seal that reduces your environment sounds well as preventing the earbuds voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that they tone down ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a unit size of 9.2mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size corellates with the sound produced by the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 1.8mm , a common assumption that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so yes, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device produces low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can make sound with equal bass
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio component produces high human frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal treble
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery life is 8 hours, a device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery life is equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the vendor, and the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's case is said to have a charge of 20 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
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 unused for extended periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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 Pro's battery power is 61mAh. less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 9mAh
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of the earbuds.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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 connecting via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides 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 iPhone. If you are planning 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 Pro 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).
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have 6 microphones.
While the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a jog but still want to hear traffic.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a find earbuds feature.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect 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.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call and not miss notifications from another device.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support this function. It means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too 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.
If covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement a malfunction occurs. Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a warranty period of 2Years, less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 1 Years .
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge the device.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them inside your pockets without a cover may easily damage them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.