Samsung Galaxy Buds2 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Samsung Galaxy Buds LiveSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
IP ratings refer to the rating of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value represents protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance 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 of liquids that they are protected against drops falling when tilted at 15° in 4 fixed positions.
In comparison to the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have a rating of IPX7 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro has a higher liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds Live
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a weight of 11.2g . We consider a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro, at 11g weigh less than the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by -0.2g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires linking any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds Live are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the 2 earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro also is true wireless since it has no cables connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live are resistant to sweat
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have stereo speakers, what this means is that Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro and Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that they will be spoilt. Devices that have a higher depth rating are better for swimming.
Active noise cancellation makes use of more advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes both earbuds ideal for plane rides and morning commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the setting that suits your commute or that suites your chill time.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro stay well in place, this creates a sound seal that tones down background sounds well as preventing the device voice audio 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.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, the unit size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro driver unit is 10mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 2mm , many people have a misconception that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so yeah, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component makes high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can generate equal treble
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's measurement is 25dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's battery life is more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 2 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 no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's case is said to have a charge of 15 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging the case itself.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 18 hours, more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 3 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's battery power is 60mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's battery power is 61mAh. more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 1mAh
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your device and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 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 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 fine with your iPad. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro 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 Live have 6 microphones.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro 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 would still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears .
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro 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, Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support the find earbuds feature.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro also have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your device to help you locate them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro 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 can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro too 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.
With the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro also have a control panel on them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro also have voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your bag without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.