Samsung Galaxy Buds PlusSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Xiaomi FlipBuds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus||Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro|
|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||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||✗||11mm|
|battery life of charging case||22hours||21hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✗||✓|
|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 is the rank of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX2, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes 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, Xiaomi FlipBuds 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, Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 carry.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, at 12.2g weigh less than the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus with a difference -0.4g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires connecting 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 as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the 2 earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus are resistant to sweat
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.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have stereo speakers
ANC utilises more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero thus "diluting" the noise.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus sit tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal that reduces background noise and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both reduce ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass. A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the device, its size corellates with the sound produced by the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio component generates high recognizable frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
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 longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's battery life is less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 4 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening 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 manufacturer, and the 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 1 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 for the first time.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro takes 0.52 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 0.48 hours
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery capacity is 85mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have 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 enables data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 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 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
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 Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out noise.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a run but still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a find earbuds feature.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have the find earbuds feature. You can use the device app on your phone to play a sound from your earbuds to find them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support 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 access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have voice prompts meaning the device will notify you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your pockets without a cover may easily damage them.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.