Samsung Galaxy Buds 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ultimate Ears UE FitsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds 2||Ultimate Ears UE Fits|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX2||ipX3|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✗|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||10mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||110db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||21.5hours||20hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✗||✓|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||2only|
|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 level of protection offered by a casing, against solids and liquids. 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 (water).
Scoring IPX2, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value 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, Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a rating of IPX3 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Ultimate Ears UE Fits has a higher liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds 2
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have a weight of 10g . We consider a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits, at 7.94g are lighter than the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 with a difference -2.06g
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds together.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits also is true wireless because it has no wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have sweat resistance
Ultimate Ears UE Fits's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal 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 separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Ultimate Ears UE Fits and Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises more advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and then generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) then adding -1 (inverted noise) to make zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have ANC enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 sit tightly in place, creating an acoustic covering that tones down background sounds while preventing the earbuds voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both Ultimate Ears UE Fits, and Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have passive noise reduction which means that both tone down ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, its size determines the sound produced by the earbuds.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits driver unit is 10mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 by 1mm , a common assumption that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they produce better quality sound.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2'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 makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices produce equal bass
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio device produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices generate equal treble
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, Ultimate Ears UE Fits's measurement is 110dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
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 longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits's battery life is more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 by 0.5 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This 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 a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 by 1.5 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the Ultimate Ears UE Fits's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2's battery power is 61mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. Its lights show the charging status of your device and charging case.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits has a Bluetooth version of 5, older 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.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits 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.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 will work fine with your MacBook. 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 Ultimate Ears UE Fits 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 Ultimate Ears UE Fits support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have 6 microphones.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits microphones are 2, less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 by 4 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even when wearing them
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits 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 run but still want to be able 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 .
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 have a find earbuds feature.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits also have the find earbuds feature. Use the earbuds app on your smartphone to play a sound from your device to help you locate them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can switch calls from one device to another without 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.
With the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits too 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.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a warranty period of 1Years, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 .
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits too have voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them inside your pockets without a cover can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.