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 liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX2, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live'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.
Compared 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, Samsung Galaxy Buds Live has a lower liquid rating than Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a weight of 11.2g . We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to carry.
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables linking any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds Live are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables linking the two earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have sweat resistance
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The earbud foam is designed 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, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro and Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of advanced technology to actively counter noise. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes both devices ideal for plane rides and morning travels. The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live and Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the mode that suits your commute or that enhances your chill time.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro stay tightly in place, this creates an acoustic covering that tones down your environment noise and also prevents the device sound from leaking out at the same.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live driver unit is 12mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the earbuds, its size determines the sound produced by 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 mean that they deliver better quality sound.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device produces low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal bass
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio device makes high human frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal treble
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's battery life is 6 hours, a device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
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 playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's case has a charge of 15 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge 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 power, 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
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a supported charging pad.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging state of your device and charging case.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these enable you determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The 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 support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
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 connecting 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 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.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live will work well with your MacBook. 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 Live have 6 microphones.
The 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 use a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a find earbuds feature.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
Also the Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also support this function. It means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
With the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a control panel on them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too support voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live come with their own special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them inside your bag without a cover can easily damage them.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.