Beats Studio Buds +See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Beats Studio Buds +||Samsung Galaxy Buds 2|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||ipX2|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||8.2mm||11mm|
|sound pressure level||100db/mw||✗|
|battery life of charging case||27hours||21.5hours|
|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 is the level of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX2, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second number of 2 means 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, Beats Studio Buds + has a higher liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds 2
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have a weight of 10g . We consider a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
The Beats Studio Buds +, at 6.1g weigh less than the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 by -3.9g
True wireless devices have no cables 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 a key difference as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Beats Studio Buds + also is true wireless since it has no wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 are resistant to sweat
Beats Studio Buds +'s resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have stereo speakers, what this means is that Samsung Galaxy Buds 2's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Beats Studio Buds + and Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
Beats Studio Buds + too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes both earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the mode that you prefer for travel or that enhances your chill time.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 stay well in place, creating an acoustic seal that reduces background sounds and also prevents the earbuds voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that both tone down ambient noise without 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, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, its size corellates with the sound produced by the earbuds.
Beats Studio Buds + driver unit is 8.2mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 by 2.8mm , a common assumption 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 deliver better quality sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component generates low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Beats Studio Buds +'s lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices produce equal bass
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Beats Studio Buds +'s highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Beats Studio Buds +'s measurement is 100dB/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 before recharge. 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.
Beats Studio Buds +'s battery life is more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 by 1.5 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2's case has a full charge of 21.5 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Beats Studio Buds +'s charging case has a battery life of 27 hours, more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 by 5.5 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the Beats Studio Buds +'s battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
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 simply place down on a supported charging pad.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging status of your device and charging case.
Beats Studio Buds + too have a battery level indicator, these enable you tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Beats Studio Buds + too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Beats Studio Buds + has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have a 10meters distance to connect 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 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 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 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.
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 record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Beats Studio Buds + too use a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
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, 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 still want to hear traffic.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The Beats Studio Buds + too 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, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 support the find earbuds feature.
Beats Studio Buds + also have the find earbuds feature. Use the earbuds app on your phone to play a sound from your device to help you find them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to charge a device.
The Beats Studio Buds + support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
Beats Studio Buds + have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link 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.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Beats Studio Buds + also support the mute function. It means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The Beats Studio Buds + also have a control panel on them.
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.
If covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Beats Studio Buds + have a warranty period of 1Years, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 .
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Beats Studio Buds + too support voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them inside your pockets without a casing may easily damage them.
Beats Studio Buds + too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.