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Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds IISee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus||Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II|
|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||✓||✓|
|battery life of charging case||22hours||18hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||8only|
|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 refer to the level of protection given by a casing, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX2, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's rating is read as, the first number of X denotes 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 Plus, Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II 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 Plus has a lower liquid rating than Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a weight of 12.6g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II, at 12.5g are lighter than the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus with a difference -0.1g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires linking any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a major distinction since wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires connecting the 2 earbuds .
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus come with wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have wingtips, these rest against the triangular fossa and form a secure fit to combat vigorous movement, wingtips come in handy for sports and other physical activities. When used rightly, they prevent the earbuds from falling off.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have sweat resistance
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have stereo speakers, what this means is that Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II and Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have stereo speakers
ANC uses advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) then adding -1 (inverted noise) to make zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background sounds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus sit well in place, creating an acoustic covering that reduces your environment sounds and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that they limit ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device produces low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices make sound with equal bass
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio device produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal treble
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery life is 11 hours, a device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's battery life is less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 5 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, 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 Plus's case is said to have a charge of 22 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's charging case has a battery life of 18 hours, less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 4 hours
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 1 hours
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery capacity is 85mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply put down on a supported charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging status of your device and case.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have a battery level indicator, these allow you determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because 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 Plus will work well with your iPhone. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II 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.
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a latency of 134ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have 6 microphones.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II microphones are 8, more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing them
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a find earbuds feature.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have the find earbuds feature. You can use the device app on your phone to play an alarm from your device to help you find them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Also the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only 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.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II also have this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II also have a control panel on them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II also have voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your pockets without a casing may easily damage them.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.