Samsung Galaxy Buds PlusSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nuraphone NuraTrueSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus||Nuraphone NuraTrue|
|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||✗||10mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||108dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||22hours||18hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||2only|
|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 refer to the rating of protection given by a casing, against dust and water. 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 (sweat).
Scoring IPX4, the Nuraphone NuraTrue'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.
In comparison to the Nuraphone NuraTrue, 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, Nuraphone NuraTrue has a higher liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus
The Nuraphone NuraTrue have a weight of 14.8g . We consider a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, at 12.6g are lighter than the Nuraphone NuraTrue by -2.2g
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Nuraphone NuraTrue are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also is true wireless because it has no wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have 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.
Nuraphone NuraTrue are resistant to sweat
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Nuraphone NuraTrue have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus and Nuraphone NuraTrue have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and after inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue have ANC enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue stay well in place, this creates an acoustic seal that reduces background sounds well as preventing the earbuds voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that they tone down ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Nuraphone NuraTrue driver unit is 10mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass. The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, its size dictates the loudness of the device.
Nuraphone NuraTrue's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component generates low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal bass
The Nuraphone NuraTrue's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio component generates high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Nuraphone NuraTrue's measurement is 108dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue'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 Nuraphone NuraTrue by 5 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the vendor, and the Nuraphone NuraTrue's case is said to have a full charge of 18 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables 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 Nuraphone NuraTrue by 4 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Nuraphone NuraTrue's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully 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 Nuraphone NuraTrue by 1 hours
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery capacity is 85mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a compatible charging pad.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging status of your device and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
Nuraphone NuraTrue use 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 comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows 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, equal to that of the Nuraphone NuraTrue . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Nuraphone NuraTrue have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Nuraphone NuraTrue
Nuraphone NuraTrue support AAC, a codec that is 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 Nuraphone NuraTrue will work fine with your iPad. If you are planning 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.
Nuraphone NuraTrue have 2 microphones.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus microphones are 6, more than that of Nuraphone NuraTrue by 4 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
Nuraphone NuraTrue support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when 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 what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a jog but still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
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.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a find earbuds feature.
Nuraphone NuraTrue support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too 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 thirty minutes.
Nuraphone NuraTrue have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also support the mute function. It means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue, 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.
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.
Nuraphone NuraTrue have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the device.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them in your bag without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.