Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.0 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 2 Pro||Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX7||IPX4|
|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||10mm||13mm|
|sound pressure level||25dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||18hours||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|
Ingress protection ratings refer to the rank of protection given by a casing, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value refers to protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX7, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
In comparison to the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, 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 lower liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a weight of 11g . We consider a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires linking any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is a major distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the 2 earbuds .
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also is true wireless because it has no wires connecting the pair of earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are resistant to sweat
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
The 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 2 Pro have stereo speakers, what this means is that Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro'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
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that they will be damaged. Devices that can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming.
Active noise cancellation utilises advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background sounds.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes both earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour travels. The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro and Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your commute or that suites your chill time.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro stay well in place, creating an acoustic seal that tones down your environment noise while preventing the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro, and Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have passive noise reduction this means that both reduce ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a unit size of 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size determines the loudness of the earbuds.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro driver unit is 13mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro by 3mm , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so yes, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, 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 produce equal bass
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's measurement is 25dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's battery life is 8 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 longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery life is more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro by 1 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, 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 2 Pro's case is said to have a charge of 18 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several 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 2 Pro by 7 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's battery capacity is 61mAh, battery power, shows 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 2 Pro by 1mAh
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put down on a compatible charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have USB TYPE-C, a 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 2 Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement 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, older than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support AAC, a codec 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 the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro 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.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have 6 microphones.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a find earbuds feature.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro support fast charging. It's very 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 2 Pro have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have the mute function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also have a control panel on them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also have voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro come with their own special case. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them inside your bag without a cover can easily damage them.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.