New Samsung Galaxy Buds vs. AirPods: work longer, cost less

Samsung has finally demonstrated its new Galaxy Buds accessory to the mobile community. This is new

wireless headphones, which, of course, will be compared with Apple AirPods. In our review, we want to pay attention to some features of the new product.

Galaxy buds

Headphones have a stylish compact design. Their dimensions are 17.5 x 19.2 x 22.3 mm. The form is quite comfortable. Inside there is a 58 mAh battery. Also provides a charger with built-in 252 mAh battery. Inside integrated accelerometer, proximity sensor and touch panel to control them. A choice of three attractive shades - Onyx, Cream and Citrus. By the way, AirPods are still presented only in white, although they promise the appearance of black.

Special features

Let's start with the fun ... Galaxy Wireless HeadphonesBuds are powered by AKG (Enhanced Ambient Sound) technology. This technology provides the ability to very clearly hear what is happening in the environment, even if the headphones are in the ears. Thus, users can listen to their favorite tracks and at the same time be aware of what is happening around.

The headphones use the so-called AdaptiveDual Microphone, which should provide a clear voice in a quiet environment. Plus, battery life reaches a rate of 6 hours of Bluetooth streaming. In the talk mode, there will be enough headphones for 5 hours. For comparison, Apple AirPods provide up to 5 hours of listening to music without recharging. On top of that, the compact case holds a charge for up to 7 hours, and a quick 15-minute charge can give you another 1.7 hours of battery life.

Due to the possibility of energy distribution betweenGalaxy Buds can be charged on the Galaxy S10 or use a compatible wireless charger. This is the first headphones from Samsung with the Bixby integration feature. The user can activate the smart assistant with his voice, give the command to call someone, send a message or, for example, check how much battery is left.

Price and sales start

Galaxy Buds are cheaper than Apple AirPods. No wonder! March 8 begin selling a new accessory. The declared price is 130 dollars. The manufacturer also decided to launch an action for its customers: when buying a new Galaxy S10 or Galaxy S10 + on the Samsung website, you can get a free pair of wireless headphones. But the offer, as you understand, is limited. In Russia, the headphones appear in April, their cost will be 9990 rubles.