Huawei FreeBuds 5iSee 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||Huawei FreeBuds 5i||Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP54||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||✗|
|battery life of charging case||20.5hours||22hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||4only||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 level of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring IP54, the Huawei FreeBuds 5i's rating for solids indicates 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 can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Compared to the Huawei FreeBuds 5i, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a rating of IPX2 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus has a lower liquid rating than Huawei FreeBuds 5i
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a weight of 9.2g . We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to carry.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, at 12.6g weigh more than the Huawei FreeBuds 5i by of 3.4g
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Huawei FreeBuds 5i are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the pair of earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables linking the pair of earbuds .
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus come with wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have sweat resistance
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Huawei FreeBuds 5i 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 Buds Plus also have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i stay tightly in place, creating an acoustic covering that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the device music from leaking out at the same.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, and Huawei FreeBuds 5i have passive noise reduction which means that they tone down ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a unit size of 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass. The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, the unit size determines the loudness of the device.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices make sound with equal bass
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio device generates high human frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that Huawei FreeBuds 5i can generate a clearer and crispier treble than the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus
Huawei FreeBuds 5i's battery life is 7.5 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is usually 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 Huawei FreeBuds 5i by 3.5 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening 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 the Huawei FreeBuds 5i's case is said to have a full charge of 20.5 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many 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 Huawei FreeBuds 5i by 1.5 hours
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the Huawei FreeBuds 5i's battery. It is highly adivsable 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, equal to that of the Huawei FreeBuds 5i
Huawei FreeBuds 5i's battery power is 55mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery power is 85mAh. more than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5i by 30mAh
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging state of your device and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i 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 Plus has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5i . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Huawei FreeBuds 5i
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support AAC, a codec that is 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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 Huawei FreeBuds 5i support LDAC, a codec developed by Sony which allows streaming high-resolution audio over Bluetooth connections at up to 990 kbps at 32 bit/96 kHz. It is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a latency of 94ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a latency of 134ms. In the audio field, latency is another word for a delay.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have 4 microphones.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus microphones are 6, more than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5i by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i microphone sensitivity is measured at -47dBV/Pa. The vastness of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a calculation of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a run but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
When lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a find earbuds feature.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too have the find earbuds feature. You can use the earbuds app on your smartphone to play a sound from your device to find them.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Also the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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 30 minutes.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i 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 switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i, 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 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 following instruction manuals.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too support voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them inside your bag 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.