Samsung Galaxy Buds2 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 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 Buds2 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||10mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||25dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||18hours|
|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 given by a casing, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of 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 Buds2 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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a weight of 12g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro, at 11g are lighter than the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX with a difference -1g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a major distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires linking the two earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX are resistant to sweat
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 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, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro also have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that they will be damaged. Devices that have a higher depth rating are better for swimming.
Active noise cancellation uses more advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero thus "diluting" the noise.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation making either of the devices ideal for flights and rush hour travels. The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX and Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that suites your chill time.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX stay tightly in place, this creates a sound covering that reduces background sounds well as preventing the device voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro, and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have passive noise reduction this means that they reduce ambient noise without using ANC 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 the component that makes sound in the device, the unit size corellates with the sound produced by the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro driver unit is 10mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 0.8mm , many people have a misconception 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 indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can make sound with equal bass
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal treble
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's measurement is 25dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery life is 8 hours, 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 Buds2 Pro's battery life is equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not 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 full charge of 20 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 18 hours, less 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 recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery capacity is 70mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's battery power is 61mAh. less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 9mAh
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of a device.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging state of your device and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro 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 allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer 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 Buds2 Pro 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. Because 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 intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 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 Buds2 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 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
The 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 them
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a jog but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro support the find earbuds feature.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro too support fast charging. This kind is 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 thirty minutes.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro also support this function. It means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
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 Buds2 Pro 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro too support voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them in your bag without a casing can easily damage them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.