Samsung Galaxy Buds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
OnePlus Buds Z2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro||OnePlus Buds Z2|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX7||IP55|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✗|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||1meters||✗|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||11mm|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||31hours|
|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 rank of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IP55, the OnePlus Buds Z2's rating is read as, the first number 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 Z2, 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 Z2 has a lower liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro
OnePlus Buds Z2 have a weight of 9g . We take in account a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, at 12.6g are heavier than the OnePlus Buds Z2 by of 3.6g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, OnePlus Buds Z2 are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the two earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires connecting the 2 earbuds .
OnePlus Buds Z2 are resistant to sweat
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
An earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have an earbud foam for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have stereo speakers, what this means is that OnePlus Buds Z2's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that they will be spoilt. Devices that have a higher depth rating are better for swimming.
Active noise cancellation makes use of advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise 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 therefore "diluting" the noise.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have ANC making both earbuds ideal for flights and morning commutes. The OnePlus Buds Z2 and Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for commute or that suites your relaxation time.
OnePlus Buds Z2 stay well in place, creating a sound covering that reduces background noise well as preventing the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both reduce ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
OnePlus Buds Z2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size dictates the sound produced by the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making both Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, and OnePlus Buds Z2 similar in how loud their sound can get , many people have a misconception that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so yeah, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
The OnePlus Buds Z2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component produces low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal bass
The OnePlus Buds Z2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates high human frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can generate equal treble
OnePlus Buds Z2's battery life is 7 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 longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery life is more than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 1 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the OnePlus Buds Z2's case is said to have a full charge of 31 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables 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 Z2 by 11 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the OnePlus Buds Z2's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 0.5 hours
OnePlus Buds Z2's battery capacity is 40mAh, battery power, 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 Z2 by 21mAh
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging status of your earbuds and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
OnePlus Buds Z2 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 Z2
OnePlus Buds Z2 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 Z2 will work fine with your iPhone. 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 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.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have 6 microphones.
While the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Z2 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphone sensitivity is measured at -26dBV/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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
The OnePlus Buds Z2 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 Pro 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 easily find them in your bag, OnePlus Buds Z2 support the find earbuds feature.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have the find earbuds feature. Use the earbuds app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your earbuds to find them.
OnePlus Buds Z2 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
Also the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect 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.
OnePlus Buds Z2 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 are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the OnePlus Buds Z2, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have a control panel on them.
The 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.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
OnePlus Buds Z2 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them in your bag without a cover can easily damage them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.