Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro||Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX7||IP54|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||1meters||✗|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||10mm||11mm|
|sound pressure level||25dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||18hours||29hours|
|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 level of protection offered by a casing, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX7, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's rating is read as, the first number of X denotes 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.
Compared to the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a rating of IP54 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, Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro has a lower liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a weight of 11g . We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to move with.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro, at 10g weigh less than the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro with a difference -1g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires linking any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is an important difference since wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also is true wireless because it has no cables linking the two 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 have sweat resistance
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too are dustproof and water-resistant, which means that they can prevent water and dust from entering the interior of the devices and damaging the interior components
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have stereo speakers, what this means is that Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that they will be spoilt. Devices that can withstand more water pressure are better for diving.
ANC uses advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have ANC which makes both earbuds ideal for plane rides and rush hour commutes. Each work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro stay tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal that tones down your environment noise and also prevents the device voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro, and Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have passive noise reduction this implies that both limit ambient noise instead of actively using technology 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.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size dictates the loudness of the device.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro by 1mm , many people have a misconception that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they produce better quality sound.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio device makes high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, this means that Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro can produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro
SPL, 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.
The 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 given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery life is more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro by 1 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's case has a charge of 18 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 29 hours, more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro by 11 hours
It takes 1 hours to fully charge the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's battery capacity is 61mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery power is 53mAh. less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro by 8mAh
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply 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. The battery indicator lights show the charging status of your earbuds and case.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these enable you determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too use 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 enables data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 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 that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides 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 iPhone. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 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.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support LDAC, a codec developed by Sony which allows streaming high-resolution audio over Bluetooth connections at up to 990 kbps at 32 bit/96 kHz. It can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, providing high-resolution audio.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have 6 microphones.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a run but still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears .
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support the find earbuds feature.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the earbuds app on your smartphone to play a sound from your earbuds to help you locate them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Also the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 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 manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too support this function. It means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
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 earbuds.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also have a control panel on them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too support voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro come with a special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them in your pockets without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.