Samsung Galaxy Buds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Sony WF 1000XM3See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
IP ratings is the level of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX7, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second number of 7 means that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have a weight of 17g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, at 12.6g weigh less than the Sony WF 1000XM3 with a difference -4.4g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables linking any part of the device together, Sony WF 1000XM3 are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a major distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also is true wireless because it has no wires linking the 2 earbuds .
Sony WF 1000XM3 have wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are resistant to sweat
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
The earbud foam is designed to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Sony WF 1000XM3 have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have stereo speakers, what this means is that Sony WF 1000XM3's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also 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.
Active noise cancellation utilises advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have ANC which makes both devices ideal for plane rides and morning commutes. The Sony WF 1000XM3 and Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro work with different noise cancellation types, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your commute or that enhances your relaxation time.
Sony WF 1000XM3 sit tightly in place, this creates an acoustic covering that reduces background sounds well as preventing the device music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that both tone down ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
Sony WF 1000XM3 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, its size corellates with the loudness of the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 5mm , a common assumption 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 can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they produce better quality sound.
The Sony WF 1000XM3's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal bass
Sony WF 1000XM3's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio component makes high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can generate equal treble
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have neodymium magnets, when used in earbuds produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output while using less power. They can help generate music at quite a high sound pressure level, with the use of high magnetic flux.
Sony WF 1000XM3's battery life is 8 hours, 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery life is equal to that of the Sony WF 1000XM3 . 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 vendor, and the Sony WF 1000XM3's case is said to have a charge of 24 hours. A charging case with more battery hours 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, less than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 4 hours
It takes 3.5 hours to fully charge the Sony WF 1000XM3's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 2.5 hours
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery capacity is 61mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging status 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 the battery is running low.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5, equal to that of the Sony WF 1000XM3 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Sony WF 1000XM3
Sony WF 1000XM3 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.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Sony WF 1000XM3 will work fine with your iPhone. If you are planning on using these with Android , 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 Sony WF 1000XM3 support fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have 4 microphones.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphones are 6, more than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
Sony WF 1000XM3 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are 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, Sony WF 1000XM3 support the find earbuds feature.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the earbuds app on your smartphone to play a sound from your device to help you find them.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in 30 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 easily switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support the mute function. It means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
With the Sony WF 1000XM3, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have a control panel on them.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 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 that has followed 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 Sony WF 1000XM3 .
Sony WF 1000XM3 support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 come with a special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them inside your bag without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.