Samsung Galaxy Buds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Samsung Galaxy Buds PlusSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro||Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX7||ipX2|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✗|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||1meters||✗|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✗|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||✗|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||22hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||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 rank of protection offered by a casing, against dust and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX2, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus'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.
In comparison to the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, Samsung Galaxy Buds 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 Buds Plus has a lower liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a weight of 12.6g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to transport.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, at 12.6g have the same weight as the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is a major distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have sweat resistance
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
An earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with almost no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have an earbud foam for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro and Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that they will be damaged. Devices that have a higher depth rating are better for diving.
ANC uses advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (inverted noise) to make zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus sit tightly in place, this creates a sound covering that reduces background noise and also prevents the device sound from leaking out at the same.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, and Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have passive noise reduction this implies that they tone down ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass. The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, its size corellates with the loudness of the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component generates low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 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 20,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio component makes high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices can 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 given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery life is less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 3 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's case has a charge of 22 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 2 hours
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery capacity is 85mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery power is 61mAh. less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 24mAh
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a compatible charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of a device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging state of your device and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support 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 close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at a similar 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 MacBook. If you are planning 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds 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.
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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphone sensitivity is measured at -26dBV/Pa. The magnitude of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a calculation of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the earbud microphone can pick up.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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, say you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a find earbuds feature.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your phone to play a sound 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 charge the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just 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 Pro have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have this function. It means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too 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.
If covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement a malfunction occurs. Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a warranty period of 2Years, more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 1 Years .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also support voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus come with a special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your bag without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.