Samsung Galaxy Buds PlusSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Beats Studio BudsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus||Beats Studio Buds|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX2||ipX4|
|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||✗||100.5db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||22hours||16hours|
|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 rank of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance 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.
In comparison 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 5.1g . We take in account a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to transport.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, at 12.6g weigh more than the Beats Studio Buds with a difference of 7.5g
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Beats Studio Buds are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is a key difference since wireless earbuds have wires linking the two earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also is true wireless since it has no cables linking 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 more secure fit.
Beats Studio Buds are resistant to sweat
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Beats Studio Buds have stereo speakers, what this means is that Beats Studio Buds's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses more advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
The Beats Studio Buds have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background sounds.
The Beats Studio Buds stay tightly in place, creating a sound seal that tones down background noise and also prevents the earbuds voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both limit ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
Beats Studio Buds driver unit is 8.2mm 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 earbuds, its size dictates the loudness of the device.
Beats Studio Buds's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
The Beats Studio Buds's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio component generates high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices produce equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Beats Studio Buds's measurement is 100.5dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Beats Studio Buds'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 usually 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 Beats Studio Buds by 3 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening 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 Beats Studio Buds's case has a charge of 16 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's charging case has a battery life of 22 hours, more than that of Beats Studio Buds by 6 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the Beats Studio Buds's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Beats Studio Buds by 0.5 hours
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery power is 85mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just place 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 show the charging state of your device and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The Beats Studio Buds have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Beats Studio Buds have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers 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 connecting 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. Since 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 well with your MacBook. If you intend on using these with Android , 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.
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 noise.
The Beats Studio Buds have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
Beats Studio Buds 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, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a run but would still want to hear traffic.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears .
When misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Beats Studio Buds have a find earbuds feature.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your phone to play a sound from your device to help you locate them.
The Beats Studio Buds support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
Beats Studio Buds have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
Beats Studio Buds have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too support the mute function. The mute function means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Beats Studio Buds, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have a control panel on them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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.
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 too support voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
The Beats Studio Buds come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your bag without a cover may easily damage them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.