Devialet GeminiSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 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||Devialet Gemini||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||10mm||✗|
|sound pressure level||94dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||18hours||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||2only||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 rating of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value refers to protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX4, the Devialet Gemini's rating is read as, the first number of X denotes 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 Devialet Gemini, 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, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus has a lower liquid rating than Devialet Gemini
Devialet Gemini have a weight of 8g . We consider a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, at 12.6g weigh more than the Devialet Gemini with a difference of 4.6g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires linking any part of the device together, Devialet Gemini are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also is true wireless since it has no cables linking the two earbuds together.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus come with wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Devialet Gemini have sweat resistance
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Devialet Gemini have stereo speakers, what this means is that Devialet Gemini's 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 Devialet Gemini have stereo speakers
ANC uses advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. 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 having +1 (noise) and adding -1 (inverted noise) giving zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
The Devialet Gemini have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
The Devialet Gemini stay well in place, this creates an acoustic seal that tones down your environment noise and also prevents the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that both reduce ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
Devialet Gemini driver unit is 10mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass. The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, its size corellates with the sound made by the earbuds.
Devialet Gemini's lowest frequency is at 5Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that Devialet Gemini can produce a juicier bass than the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus
Devialet Gemini's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio device makes high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can generate equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, Devialet Gemini's measurement is 94dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Devialet Gemini's battery life is 6 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 Devialet Gemini by 5 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and Devialet Gemini's case has a charge of 18 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's charging case has a battery life of 22 hours, more than that of Devialet Gemini by 4 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Devialet Gemini's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Devialet Gemini by 0.5 hours
Devialet Gemini's battery power is 55mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery power is 85mAh. more than that of Devialet Gemini by 30mAh
Devialet Gemini, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of a device.
Devialet Gemini have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your device and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
Devialet Gemini support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Devialet Gemini have Bluetooth version of 5, 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, equal to that of the Devialet Gemini . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Devialet Gemini have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Devialet Gemini
Devialet Gemini 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 a similar bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Devialet Gemini will work fine with your MacBook. If you are planning 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.
Devialet Gemini 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.
The Devialet Gemini have 2 microphones.
While the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus microphones are 6, more than that of Devialet Gemini by 4 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
Devialet Gemini use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Devialet Gemini support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to 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 while being aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
The Devialet Gemini have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
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 misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Devialet Gemini support the find earbuds feature.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have the find earbuds feature. You can use the earbuds app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your earbuds to locate them.
Devialet Gemini support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
With the Devialet Gemini, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have a control panel on them.
Devialet Gemini have a warranty period of 2 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 in the case of a malfunction. Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a warranty period of 1Years, less than that of Devialet Gemini by 1 Years .
Devialet Gemini have 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 support voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
The Devialet Gemini come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them inside your pockets without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.