Samsung Galaxy Buds PlusSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Skullcandy Indy FuelSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.9 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus||Skullcandy Indy Fuel|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX2||IP55|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||✗||6mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||105dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||22hours||27hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✗|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||✗|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||✗|
|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 is the level of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value means protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection 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 of liquids that they are protected against drops falling when tilted at 15° in 4 fixed positions.
In comparison to the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, Skullcandy Indy Fuel have a rating of IP55 meaning that ingress of dust is not totally prevented but dust does not enter in harmful quantities to interfere with the correct operation or impair safety and that of liquids is that, Skullcandy Indy Fuel 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 carry.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel, at 57g are heavier than the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by of 44.4g
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 cables. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
Skullcandy Indy Fuel also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables connecting the pair of earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have wingtips, by resting against the triangular fossa and form a secure fit to match vigorous movement, wingtips come in handy for sports and other physical activities. When applied as directed, they secure the earbuds from falling off.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus are resistant to sweat
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel also have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus stay tightly in place, this creates a sound seal that tones down background noise well as preventing the device sound from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that both reduce ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel driver unit is 6mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass. The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, the unit size dictates the sound made by the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal while at it.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel'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 shows how well a particular audio device makes high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices generate equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Skullcandy Indy Fuel's measurement is 105dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery life is 11 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. 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 chargings.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's battery life is less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 8 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
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 more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's charging case has a battery life of 27 hours, more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 5 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.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel takes 0.3 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 0.7 hours
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery power is 85mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your device and charging case.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have a battery level indicator, these allow you determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel 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 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.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus will work well with your iPad. 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.
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 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
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 be found in your bag, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a find earbuds feature.
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 charge a device.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel support fast charging. This kind is 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 30 minutes.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel too support the mute function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but 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.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel 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 that has followed 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.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel too support voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them in your bag without a cover can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.