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|
IP ratings refer to the rating of protection given by a casing, against dust and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value represents protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IP55, the OnePlus Buds Z2'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 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 prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, at 12.6g weigh more than the OnePlus Buds Z2 by of 3.6g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables connecting any part of the device together, OnePlus Buds Z2 are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a major distinction since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also is true wireless because it has no cables connecting the 2 earbuds together.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have sweat resistance
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
An earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with almost no 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 independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro and OnePlus Buds Z2 have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that you are likely to lose the functionality of your device. Devices that have a higher depth rating are better for diving.
ANC utilises advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. How it works, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (inverted noise) giving zero therefore "diluting" the noise.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have ANC enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation making either of the earbuds ideal for plane rides and morning commutes. The OnePlus Buds Z2 and Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the setting that you prefer for travel or that suites your chill time.
OnePlus Buds Z2 sit well in place, creating an acoustic covering that tones down your environment noise and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out .
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, and OnePlus Buds Z2 have passive noise reduction this means that both reduce ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
OnePlus Buds Z2 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 makes sound in the device, its size determines the sound made by the earbuds.
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 find it difficult to produce high frequencies so yeah, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
The OnePlus Buds Z2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices make sound with equal bass
OnePlus Buds Z2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio device makes high recognizable frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can produce 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 more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery life is more than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 1 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and OnePlus Buds Z2's case has a charge of 31 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge 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 requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the OnePlus Buds Z2's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
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 power is 40mAh, battery capacity, represents 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 device, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging status of your device and charging case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a battery level indicator, these enable you determine the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 use 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 comes along with most current electronics.
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.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have a 10meters distance connecting 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 provides 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 well with your iPhone. 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.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have 6 microphones.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Z2 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too use a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
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 recognize.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears .
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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 OnePlus Buds Z2 have a find earbuds feature.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have the find earbuds feature. You can use the earbuds app on your smartphone to play a sound from your earbuds to help you find them.
OnePlus Buds Z2 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Also the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have this function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the OnePlus Buds Z2, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too 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. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
OnePlus Buds Z2 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them inside your pockets without a cover may easily damage them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.