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

Samsung has finally shown off its new Galaxy Buds accessory to the mobile community. These are new

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

Galaxy buds

The headphones have a stylish compact design.Their dimensions are 17.5 x 19.2 x 22.3 mm. The shape is quite convenient. There is a 58 mAh battery inside. There is also a charger with a built-in 252 mAh battery. An accelerometer, a proximity sensor and a touch panel for controlling them are integrated inside. There are three attractive shades to choose from — Onyx, Cream and Citrus. By the way, AirPods are so far presented only in white, although they promise the appearance of black.

Special features

Let's start with the pleasant… WirelessThe Galaxy Buds are powered by AKG (Enhanced Ambient Sound) technology. This technology makes it possible to hear very clearly what is happening in the surrounding environment, even if the headphones are in the ears. This way, users can listen to their favorite tracks and at the same time be aware of what is happening around them.

The headphones use the so-called AdaptiveDual Microphone, which should provide clear voice in a quiet environment. Plus, the battery life reaches 6 hours of Bluetooth streaming. The headphones will last for 5 hours in talk mode. In comparison, Apple AirPods provide up to 5 hours of music listening on a single charge. 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 surprise! Sales of the new accessory begin on March 8th. Listed price — 130 dollars. The manufacturer also decided to launch a promotion for its customers: when purchasing a new Galaxy S10 or Galaxy S10+ on the Samsung website, you can get a free pair of wireless headphones. But the supply, as you understand, is limited. The headphones will appear in Russia in April, their cost will be 9990 rubles.