61points
25points

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)

86points
65points

Samsung Galaxy Buds

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
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Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen) vs Samsung Galaxy Buds

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds
61
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Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
86
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Samsung Galaxy Buds

Why is Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen) better than Samsung Galaxy Buds?

  • 2 more microphone(s)
    ?

    4vs2
  • 18h longer battery life
    ?

    24hvs6h
  • Has voice commands
    ?
  • Has voice prompts
    ?
  • Supports fast charging
    ?

Why is Samsung Galaxy Buds better than Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 2.4g lighter
    5.6gvs8g
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds
2.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

For example

Jabra Elite Active 45e

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds
3.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

8g

5.6g

5.has an earbud form
?

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds
6.has an in-ear form
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The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds

Sound quality

1.has passive noise reduction
?

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds
2.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

For example

Xiaomi Redmi AirDots

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
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3.has a neodymium magnet
?

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds

Microphone

1.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Nokia BH-905i

10

4

2

2.has a noise canceling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds
2.Battery life
?

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

24h

6h

3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds
4.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Motorola Elite Flip

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

For example

Sennheiser CX 180 Street II

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

Device supports 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.

For example

Jabra Stealth

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds
4.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Xiaomi Redmi AirDots

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds
2.has voice commands
?

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds
3.has an accelerometer
?

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds
4.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds
5.control panel placed on a device
?

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds
6.Has voice prompts
?

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy Buds

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