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 level of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX2, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus'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.
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 take in account a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a major distinction since wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds .
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables connecting the two earbuds together.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus come with wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have sweat resistance
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The earbud foam is made 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 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 Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro and Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have stereo speakers
ANC utilises more advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) and adding -1 (inverted noise) giving zero thus "diluting" the noise.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus sit well in place, this creates an acoustic covering that tones down your environment noise well as preventing the earbuds music 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.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have a unit size of 13mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass. The driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, its size determines the loudness of the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component 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
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio component generates high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal treble
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery life is 11 hours, a device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, 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 . Each 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.
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 a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many 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 requires 1 hours to fully charge the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended 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 capacity is 85mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery power is 60mAh. less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 25mAh
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these enable you determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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.
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. 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 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.
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 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
When misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support the find earbuds feature.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also support this function. The mute function means that you can turn off the earbuds' 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 features are supported on the earbuds.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also 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.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your pockets without a casing may easily damage them.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.