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Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ingress protection ratings is the level of protection given by a casing, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring IP55, the OnePlus Buds Pro 2's rating is read as, the first value of 5 denotes 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 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 Buds2 Pro have a rating of IPX7 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro has a higher liquid rating than OnePlus Buds Pro 2
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a weight of 9.8g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro, at 11g are heavier than the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 with a difference of 1.2g
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, OnePlus Buds Pro 2 are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is an important difference since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the two earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro also is true wireless since it has no cables connecting the pair of earbuds together.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro come with wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have sweat resistance
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro and OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that they will be damaged. Devices that can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming.
ANC utilises advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (inverted noise) giving zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro too have ANC which makes both earbuds ideal for plane rides and rush hour commutes. The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 and Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the mode that you prefer for travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 stay well in place, creating an acoustic seal that tones down your environment noise well as preventing the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that they limit ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a unit size of 11mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, the unit size determines the sound produced by the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro driver unit is 10mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by 1mm , 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 it's true that, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 10Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that OnePlus Buds Pro 2 produce a juicier bass than the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro
OnePlus Buds Pro 2's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio device makes high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that OnePlus Buds Pro 2 can generate a clearer and crispier treble than the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, measured 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's sound pressure level measurement is 25dB/mW. How loud a device is can be taken differently by separate persons, so we need to have the means to get an objective measurement of sound level expressed in numerical terms.
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 Buds2 Pro's battery life is less than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by 1 hours . Each 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 OnePlus Buds Pro 2's case has a full charge of 30 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 18 hours, less than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by 12 hours
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the OnePlus Buds Pro 2's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2's battery capacity is 60mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's battery power is 61mAh. more than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by 1mAh
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put down on a compatible charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of the earbuds.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 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 a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 will work well with your iPad. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 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.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have 6 microphones.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The amount 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 microphone can pick up.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing them
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a run but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a find earbuds feature.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro too have the find earbuds feature. Use the earbuds app on your phone to play an alarm from your earbuds to help you find them.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to charge a device.
Also the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro too have this function. It means that you can turn off the device's 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro also have a control panel on them.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro too have voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them in your pockets without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.