Samsung Galaxy Buds LiveSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nuraphone NuraTrueSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds Live||Nuraphone NuraTrue|
|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||12mm||10mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||108dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||15hours||18hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|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|
IP ratings is the rating of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX2, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live'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.
Compared to the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, Nuraphone NuraTrue 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 Nuraphone NuraTrue
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a weight of 11.2g . We take in account a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to move with.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue, at 14.8g weigh more than the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live with a difference of 3.6g
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds Live are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Nuraphone NuraTrue also is true wireless because it has no cables linking the two earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have sweat resistance
Nuraphone NuraTrue's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
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, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Nuraphone NuraTrue and Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of more advanced technology to actively cancel noise. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (inverted noise) giving zero hence "diluting" the noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes both earbuds ideal for flights and morning commutes. Each work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the setting that suits your travel or that suites your relaxation time.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue stay well in place, this creates an acoustic seal that reduces background sounds and also prevents the device music from leaking out at the same.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a unit size of 12mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size corellates with the loudness of the device.
Nuraphone NuraTrue driver unit is 10mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 2mm , 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 yes, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Nuraphone NuraTrue's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices produce equal bass
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio device generates high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Nuraphone NuraTrue's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Nuraphone NuraTrue's measurement is 108dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
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 have to charge the device less often.
Nuraphone NuraTrue's battery life is equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live . Every time you recharge your earbuds, 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 vendor, and the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's case is said to have a full charge of 15 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Nuraphone NuraTrue's charging case has a battery life of 18 hours, more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 3 hours
It requires 0.6 hours to fully charge the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
Nuraphone NuraTrue 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, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your device and charging case.
Nuraphone NuraTrue too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Nuraphone NuraTrue too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Nuraphone NuraTrue has a Bluetooth version of 5, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Nuraphone NuraTrue 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 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 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 Nuraphone NuraTrue 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 Live have 6 microphones.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue microphones are 2, less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 4 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing them
The Nuraphone NuraTrue support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a jog but still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
Nuraphone NuraTrue support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
When misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a find earbuds feature.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Also the Nuraphone NuraTrue support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue also support this function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
With the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue also have a control panel on them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue also have voice prompts meaning the device will notify you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them inside your bag without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Nuraphone NuraTrue too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.