Samsung Galaxy Buds LiveSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds Live||Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX2||ipX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✗||✓|
|driver unit size||12mm||13mm|
|battery life of charging case||15hours||25hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||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 is the rank of protection given 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, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX2, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's rating is read as, the first number of X denotes 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 Live, Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have a rating of IPX4 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro has a higher liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds Live
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a weight of 11.2g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds Live are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is a major distinction since wireless earbuds have cables linking the 2 earbuds .
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also is true wireless since it has no wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live are resistant to sweat
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have stereo speakers, what this means is that Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also have stereo speakers
ANC uses advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and then generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero hence "diluting" the noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes either of the earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour travels. Each operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the setting that you prefer for commute or that suites your chill time.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro sit well in place, this creates an acoustic covering that reduces background sounds and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out .
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a unit size of 12mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, the unit size dictates the loudness of the device.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro driver unit is 13mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live 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 it's true that, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal bass
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio device generates high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices can generate equal treble
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's battery life is 6 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 requires fewer chargings.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery life is more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 3 hours . Every time you recharge your device, 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 the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's case has a full charge of 15 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 25 hours, more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 10 hours
It takes 0.6 hours to fully charge the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 1.4 hours
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's battery capacity is 60mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery power is 60mAh. equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a compatible charging pad.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights display the charging status of your earbuds and case.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide 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 Live will work fine with your iPhone. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have 6 microphones.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live 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 be found in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support the find earbuds feature.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also have the mute function. It means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also have a control panel on them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too support voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them in your pockets without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.