Samsung Galaxy Buds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Powerbeats ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.5 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Powerbeats Pro||Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||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||12mm||11mm|
|battery life of charging case||24hours||20hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✗||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||2only||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 is the rank of protection offered by a casing, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value means protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX4, the Powerbeats Pro'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.
Compared to the Powerbeats Pro, Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a rating of IPX7 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Powerbeats Pro has a lower liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro
Powerbeats Pro have a weight of 20.3g . We take in account a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to transport.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, at 12.6g are lighter than the Powerbeats Pro with a difference -7.7g
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Powerbeats Pro are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is a major distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also is true wireless because it has no cables linking the two earbuds together.
The Powerbeats Pro come with wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Powerbeats Pro 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, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The Powerbeats Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too are dustproof and water-resistant, which means that they can prevent water and dust from entering the interior of the devices and damaging the interior components
Powerbeats Pro have stereo speakers, devices with stereo 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 Powerbeats Pro 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 uses advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero thus "diluting" the noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
Powerbeats Pro stay well in place, creating a sound covering that reduces background noise well as preventing the device music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both tone down ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The Powerbeats Pro have a unit size of 12mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size dictates the loudness of the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Powerbeats Pro by 1mm , as many tend to believe 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 imply that they produce better quality sound.
Powerbeats Pro's lowest frequency is at 10Hz, low-frequency response inidcates 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 Powerbeats Pro can produce a juicier bass than the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio component produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
The Powerbeats Pro's battery life is 9 hours, a device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery life is less than that of Powerbeats Pro by 1 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the vendor, and Powerbeats Pro's case has a charge of 24 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows 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 Powerbeats Pro by 4 hours
It takes 0.7 hours to fully charge the Powerbeats Pro's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Powerbeats Pro by 0.3 hours
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery power is 61mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
Powerbeats Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your device and charging case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
The Powerbeats Pro have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables 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, equal to that of the Powerbeats Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Powerbeats Pro have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Powerbeats Pro
Powerbeats Pro support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Powerbeats Pro will work well with your iPad. If you are planning on using these with Android , 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 Powerbeats Pro have 2 microphones.
While the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphones are 6, more than that of Powerbeats Pro by 4 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a find earbuds feature.
Powerbeats Pro 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.
The 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 30 minutes.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
With the Powerbeats Pro, so you can 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The Powerbeats Pro come with a special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them inside your pockets without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.