- Samsung unveiled new Galaxy products at an Unpacked event.
- This includes the Galaxy Buds 2 Pro.
- Samsung has made some improvements to the in-ear headphones.
Along with the Galaxy Fold4, Flip4, and Galaxy Watch 5 (Pro), Samsung also showcased the new Galaxy Buds 2 Pro in-ear headphones at its Unpacked event. Compared to the predecessor, the manufacturer has made some improvements.
Dimensions and weight
The new Buds Pro are around 15% smaller than their predecessors and offer an overall more compact and streamlined design. The buds each weigh 5.5 grams and have the following dimensions: 19.9 x 21.6 x 18.7 millimeters. After all, the charging case weighs 43.4 grams and, with dimensions of 50.1 x 50.2 x 27.7 millimeters, is also slightly smaller than the previous version.
The most important thing about headphones is of course audio quality and sound. A 2-way speaker (tweeter + woofer) is built into each bud, which features 24-bit Hi-Fi sound. You can also use 360-degree audio, which Samsung says should make the listening experience much more immersive.
Active noise cancellation (ANC) is now standard in good headphones. With the help of microphones, the noises of the environment are suppressed and you can concentrate on your music.
Of course, the Buds 2 Pro have ANC and three microphones per bud should eliminate even the smallest background noise. As usual, you can switch to ambient mode at any time, allowing you to hear outside noises clearly again.
Galaxy Buds battery is average. The headphones have a capacity of 61 milliamp-hours (mAh) and the charging case can store up to 515 mAh. This corresponds to a duration of 8 hours without the case and up to 29 hours with the case. However, if ANC is used continuously, the runtime drops by around 40%.
The headphones themselves have an IPX rating of 7, which makes the headphones partially waterproof. With it you can, for example, go out without problems in the rain, but you should avoid bathing. The housing is not protected against water, therefore it must always be kept dry.
It is important to use the Buds 2 Pro that your mobile phone has at least Android 8, otherwise it cannot be used. Additionally, a Samsung mobile phone with at least One UI 4.0 is recommended, as the software ensures compatibility with 24-bit hi-fi sound.
price and availability
You can now pre-order Samsung’s Galaxy Buds 2 Pro. You currently pay an RRP of 229 euros from the manufacturer and you can choose between the colors graphite, white and bora purple.
Delivery and retail launch are scheduled for August 26.
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