Samsung Galaxy Buds PlusSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 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 Plus||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||✗||13mm|
|battery life of charging case||22hours||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 refer to the rating of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. 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 (sweat).
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 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 Plus, 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 Plus
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a weight of 12.6g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to move with.
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is an important difference since wireless earbuds have cables linking the 2 earbuds .
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables linking the two earbuds .
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus come with wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have sweat resistance
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
An earbud foam is designed to be ultracompact and lightweight, with almost no 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 Plus have stereo speakers, what this means is that Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also have stereo speakers
ANC utilises advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and then inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus sit tightly in place, this creates an acoustic seal that tones down background noise well as preventing the device sound from leaking out at the same.
Both Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro, and Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have passive noise reduction this means that they tone down ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro driver unit is 13mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass. A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, its size corellates with the sound made by the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device produces low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio component produces high recognizable frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices produce equal treble
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery life is 11 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery life is less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 2 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the vendor, and Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's case is said to have a full charge of 22 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables 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 Plus by 3 hours
It takes 1 hours to fully charge the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro 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 power is 85mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery power is 60mAh. less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 25mAh
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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 earbuds and charging case.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus use 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 comes along with most current electronics.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers 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 Plus . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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 Plus
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide 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 Plus will work fine with your MacBook. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have 6 microphones.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing them
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support the find earbuds feature.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Also the Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too support this function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a control panel on them.
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 that has followed instruction manuals.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus come with their own special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them in your bag without a cover may easily damage them.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.