Samsung Galaxy Buds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Sennheiser CX 500BTSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Sennheiser CX 500BT||Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IPX7|
|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||✗||11mm|
|sound pressure level||94dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||16hours||20hours|
|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||4only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|highest mic frequency||10000Hz||✗|
|lowest mic frequency||100Hz||✗|
|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 is the rank of protection given by a casing, against dust and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX4, the Sennheiser CX 500BT's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 4 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Compared to the Sennheiser CX 500BT, 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 Pro has a higher liquid rating than Sennheiser CX 500BT
Sennheiser CX 500BT have a weight of 12g . We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to carry.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, at 12.6g weigh more than the Sennheiser CX 500BT by of 0.6g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables linking any part of the device together, Sennheiser CX 500BT are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also is true wireless since it has no cables linking the two earbuds together.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have sweat resistance
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have stereo speakers, what this means is that Sennheiser CX 500BT's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro and Sennheiser CX 500BT have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds 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 makes use of advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and then inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) and adding -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have ANC making either of the devices ideal for plane rides and morning commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the setting that suits your commute or that enhances your relaxation time.
Sennheiser CX 500BT sit well in place, creating a sound covering that tones down background sounds and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that they tone down ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a unit size of 11mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass. A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size dictates the loudness of the device.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's lowest frequency is at 5Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device produces low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that Sennheiser CX 500BT can produce a juicier bass than the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro
The Sennheiser CX 500BT's highest frequency is at 21000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that Sennheiser CX 500BT can generate a clearer and crispier treble than the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Sennheiser CX 500BT's measurement is 94dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT's battery life is 8 hours, 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 chanrgings.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery life is equal to that of the Sennheiser CX 500BT . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening 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 manufacturer, and Sennheiser CX 500BT's case is said to have a charge of 16 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, more than that of Sennheiser CX 500BT by 4 hours
It takes 1 hours to fully charge the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery capacity is 61mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Sennheiser CX 500BT . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Sennheiser CX 500BT
Sennheiser CX 500BT 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 Sennheiser CX 500BT will work well with your MacBook. If you intend 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.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
The Sennheiser CX 500BT have 4 microphones.
While the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphones are 6, more than that of Sennheiser CX 500BT by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out noise.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's highest mic frequency is 10000Hz, high frequencies are better for recording treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its upper limiting frequency.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's lowest mic frequency is 100Hz, low frequencies are better for recording bass. The lowest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its lower limiting frequency.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a jog but still want to hear traffic.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Sennheiser CX 500BT support the find earbuds feature.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have the find earbuds feature. You can use the device app on your phone to play a sound from your earbuds to help you find them.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
Also the Samsung Galaxy Buds 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 is charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also support the mute function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a control panel on them.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have a warranty period of 2 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 in the case of a malfunction. Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a warranty period of 2Years, equal to that of the Sennheiser CX 500BT .
Sennheiser CX 500BT support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
Sennheiser CX 500BT come with a special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them in your bag without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.