Samsung Galaxy Buds 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Beats Studio BudsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds 2||Beats Studio Buds|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX2||ipX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||8.2mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||100.5db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||21.5hours||16hours|
|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 an enclosure, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX2, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids that they are protected against drops falling when tilted at 15° in 4 fixed positions.
In comparison to the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2, Beats Studio Buds have a rating of IPX4 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 has a lower liquid rating than Beats Studio Buds
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have a weight of 10g . We consider a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
The Beats Studio Buds, at 5.1g weigh less than the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 with a difference -4.9g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires linking any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the two earbuds .
Beats Studio Buds also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the pair of earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 are resistant to sweat
Beats Studio Buds's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have stereo speakers, what this means is that Samsung Galaxy Buds 2's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Beats Studio Buds and Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and after generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
The Beats Studio Buds too have ANC which makes both earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour travels. The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 and Beats Studio Buds operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your commute or that enhances your chill time.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 stay tightly in place, this creates an acoustic seal that reduces background sounds and also prevents the device music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that they tone down ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have a unit size of 11mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size determines the sound made by the device.
Beats Studio Buds driver unit is 8.2mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 by 2.8mm , 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Beats Studio Buds's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices make sound with equal bass
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Beats Studio Buds's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Beats Studio Buds's measurement is 100.5dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2's battery life is 7.5 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Beats Studio Buds's battery life is more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 by 0.5 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and Samsung Galaxy Buds 2's case has a charge of 21.5 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging the case itself.
Beats Studio Buds's charging case has a battery life of 16 hours, less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 by 5.5 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the Beats Studio Buds's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2's battery capacity is 61mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Beats Studio Buds too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Beats Studio Buds too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Beats Studio Buds has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Beats Studio Buds have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 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 a similar bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 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 Beats Studio Buds 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have 6 microphones.
While the Beats Studio Buds microphones are 6, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Beats Studio Buds too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing them
The Beats Studio Buds support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
When lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 support the find earbuds feature.
The Beats Studio Buds too have the find earbuds feature. Use the earbuds app on your phone to play a sound from your earbuds to locate them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Also the Beats Studio Buds support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The Beats Studio Buds have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint 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 manually disconnect and reconnect.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Beats Studio Buds too have this function. The mute function means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
Beats Studio Buds also have a control panel on them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have a warranty period of 1 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use following instruction manuals.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
Beats Studio Buds also support voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 come with a special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your pockets without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Beats Studio Buds also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.