Samsung Galaxy Buds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||OnePlus Buds Pro 2||Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP55||IPX7|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||✗||1meters|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||11mm|
|sound pressure level||97dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||30hours||20hours|
|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 rating of protection offered by a casing, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IP55, the OnePlus Buds Pro 2'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 the second number of 5 means that they can withstand medium pressure jet that's 6.3mm diameter, similar to garden hose from any angle for 3 minutes at a distance of 2.5 to 3 metres.
In comparison to the OnePlus Buds Pro 2, Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a rating of IPX7 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, OnePlus Buds Pro 2 has a lower liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a weight of 9.8g . We consider a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, at 12.6g are heavier than the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by of 2.8g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires linking any part of the device together, OnePlus Buds Pro 2 are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is an important distinction since wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also is true wireless since it has no cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have sweat resistance
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have stereo speakers, what this means is that OnePlus Buds Pro 2's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro and OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that they will be damaged. Devices that have a higher depth rating are better for diving.
Active noise cancellation makes use of more advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (inverted noise) to make zero hence "diluting" the noise.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes either of the devices ideal for flights and morning commutes. Each work with different noise cancellation types, pick the mode that you prefer for travel or that suites your relaxation time.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 sit tightly in place, creating a sound seal that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the earbuds voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that both limit ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, its size dictates the loudness of the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making both devices similar in how loud their sound can get , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 10Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that OnePlus Buds Pro 2 make sound with a juicier bass than the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that OnePlus Buds Pro 2 can generate a clearer and crispier treble than the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, OnePlus Buds Pro 2's measurement is 97dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2's battery life is 9 hours, a device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery life is less than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by 1 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.
This is given by the vendor, and OnePlus Buds Pro 2's case has a charge of 30 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, less than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by 10 hours
It takes 1 hours to fully charge the OnePlus Buds Pro 2'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 Pro takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2
OnePlus Buds Pro 2's battery power is 60mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery power is 61mAh. more than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by 1mAh
OnePlus Buds Pro 2, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of a device.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging status of your device and charging case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 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 a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 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 Pro 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. OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a latency of 54ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have 6 microphones.
While the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The size of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a measure of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the earbud microphone can recognize.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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 jog but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears .
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support the find earbuds feature.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your phone to play an alarm from your earbuds to help you locate them.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support fast charging. It's very 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 just 30 minutes.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 . Bluetooth multipoint is useful because you can be on one call and not miss notifications coming from another connected device.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have the mute function. It means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the OnePlus Buds Pro 2, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have a control panel on them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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 that has followed instruction manuals.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also support voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them in your bag without a casing can easily damage them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.