Beats Studio Buds +See 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||Beats Studio Buds +||Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||ipX2|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✗|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||8.2mm||✗|
|sound pressure level||100db/mw||✗|
|battery life of charging case||27hours||22hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|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 a casing, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX4, the Beats Studio Buds +'s rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Compared to the Beats Studio Buds +, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a rating of IPX2 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Beats Studio Buds + has a higher liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus
Beats Studio Buds + have a weight of 6.1g . We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, at 12.6g weigh more than the Beats Studio Buds + with a difference of 6.5g
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, Beats Studio Buds + are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is an important difference since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also is true wireless because it has no cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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.
Beats Studio Buds + 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, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Beats Studio Buds + have stereo speakers, what this means is that Beats Studio Buds +'s speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus and Beats Studio Buds + have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 therefore "diluting" the noise.
The Beats Studio Buds + have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
The Beats Studio Buds + sit well in place, creating an acoustic covering that tones down your environment noise and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, and Beats Studio Buds + have passive noise reduction which implies that they reduce ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The Beats Studio Buds + have a unit size of 8.2mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass. A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, the unit size determines the sound produced by the device.
The Beats Studio Buds +'s lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices produce equal bass
The Beats Studio Buds +'s highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device makes high recognizable frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices can generate equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, Beats Studio Buds +'s measurement is 100dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Beats Studio Buds +'s battery life is 9 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery life is more than that of Beats Studio Buds + by 2 hours . 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.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and the Beats Studio Buds +'s case is said to have a charge of 27 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows 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, less than that of Beats Studio Buds + by 5 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the Beats Studio Buds +'s battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Beats Studio Buds + by 1 hours
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery power is 85mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
The Beats Studio Buds + have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Beats Studio Buds + use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Beats Studio Buds + have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Beats Studio Buds + . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Beats Studio Buds + have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds +
Beats Studio Buds + 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 the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Beats Studio Buds + will work fine with your MacBook. 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.
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.
The Beats Studio Buds + have 6 microphones.
While the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus microphones are 6, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds + . More microphones record better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The Beats Studio Buds + have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
Beats Studio Buds + support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a jog but still want to hear traffic.
The Beats Studio Buds + have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Beats Studio Buds + have a find earbuds feature.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the earbuds app on your phone to play a sound from your device to find them.
The Beats Studio Buds + support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Also the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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 thirty minutes.
The Beats Studio Buds + have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Beats Studio Buds + 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 can turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Beats Studio Buds +, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too have a control panel on them.
The Beats Studio Buds + have a warranty period of 1 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 in the case of a malfunction. Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a warranty period of 1Years, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds + .
The Beats Studio Buds + support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
The Beats Studio Buds + come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them in your pockets without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.