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Galaxy Buds Comparison: Finding the Right One for YOU

Torn between Galaxy Buds2, Galaxy Buds Pro, and Galaxy Buds Live? You’re not alone. With such a wide range of Galaxy Buds options available at various price points, it can be difficult to find the right one. But one thing is certain: all Galaxy Buds models offer excellent audio quality and comfort, regardless of their release dates.

To help you decide, below is a quick comparison of Galaxy Buds series:

Galaxy Buds2

An all-rounder Galaxy Buds, with comfortable[1] and lightweight (5g/earbud) design; immersive sound quality supported by Dynamic Two-Way Speakers[2] and Intelligent Clear Call[3]; great Active Noise Cancelling[4] that offers three levels of ambient sound controls; IPX2[5] water resistance rating; and a decent battery life that can last up to 5 hours on a single charge[6] – all at a reasonable price of RM499. 

The Galaxy Buds2 is For YOU if you want

  • A minimal-looking earbuds that blends fashionably well with any outfits.
  • Comfortable earbuds for all-day wear.
  • High-end features such as the ability to customise controls, perform a fit test, tweak
  • Ambient Noise and ANC modes, for a reasonable price.      

Galaxy Buds Pro  

The most Premium member in the Galaxy Buds family, where you will get refined Active Noise Cancelling[7] and fully adjustable Ambient Sound modes; 2-way speakers with bigger driver; lots of exciting features from spatial 360 Audio[8], Voice Detect, hands-free Bixby[9] voice assistant, and other customizable controls; stylish yet comfortable fit; high water-resistance rating at IPX7[10]; and a strong battery life[11] – all premium features, priced at RM799. 

The Galaxy Buds Pro is perfect for users who want:

  • A chic, elegant earbuds with trendy colours that’ll add a flashy touch to any look.
  • Premium earbuds packed with the most and best features in the Galaxy Buds line-up.
  • Excellent on-ear controls that responds well to various combinations of taps. 

Galaxy Buds Live

The most unique-looking model in Galaxy Buds line-up, offering a sleek bean-shaped that will snug comfortably inside the ear, the first generation Active Noise Cancellation and 12mm Speakers with sound by AKG for crisp and clear audio quality; app support on both Android an iOS; Voice Pickup Unit for best call quality; and a longer lasting battery life of up to 6 hours[12] on a single charge – priced at only RM549.

The Galaxy Buds Live is ideal for users who want:

  • Extraordinary design with glossy finishes that’ll stand out in the crowd.
  • Earbuds that looks cool and sounds great.
  • Long-lasting battery power for more playtime.
  • Easy switch between Android and iOS devices.

Side by Side Comparison

[1] Use Galaxy ‘Earbud fit test’ on Galaxy Wearable app to find your perfect silicone tip for your ears. The soft, flexible silicone tips come in 3 different sizes. Active Noise Cancelling works best with the right fit.
[2] Two-way speakers of Galaxy Buds2 are made up of a Woofer for more powerful bass, and Tweeter for clear high note. Offering six different equalizer settings (Normal, Bass Boost, Soft, Dynamic, Clear, Treble Boost), users can personalize their audio experience by adjusting the equalizer mode.
[3] A new machine learning-based solution for clear call in Galaxy Buds2 that filters out a variety of distracting background noises to maximize call clarity.
[4] Active noise canceling on Galaxy Buds2 received UL Verification for cutting external background noise by up to 98 percent.
[5] Galaxy Buds2 is protected against sweat and water splash when tilted up to 15 degrees vertically.
[6] Galaxy Buds2 and case provide up to 20 hours of battery life when the case and earbuds are charged to 100%. Battery life may vary and depend on usage conditions, settings, number of times charged, Bluetooth signal strength, and other factors. Play time may vary based on settings.
[7] Active Noise Canceling (ANC) on Galaxy Buds Pro cuts external background noise by up to 99%, backed by UL Verification.
[8] Available only on mobile devices running Android One UI version 3.1 or later. 360 Audio and Dolby Head Tracking™ support may vary depending on app and content.
[9] Galaxy Buds Pro must be connected to a Galaxy device with a data network or Wi-Fi connection to fully operate Bixby features; Samsung Account login also required. Bixby only recognizes certain accents and dialects of English (UK), English (US), French (France), German (Germany), Italian (Italy), Korean (South Korea), Mandarin Chinese (China), Spanish (Spain) and Portuguese (Brazil).
[10] IPX7 is based on laboratory test conditions for submersion in up to 1 meter of fresh water for up to 30 minutes. Not advised for beach or pool use. Charging case is not water resistant. If the earbuds are damaged, they are not guaranteed to be water resistant. If the earbuds or your hands are wet, they must be dried thoroughly prior to handling or placing into the charging case. If placed into the charging case without drying, the earbuds may be damaged.
[11] Galaxy Buds Pro and case provide up to 18 hours of battery life with ANC ON and up to 28 hours of battery life with ANC OFF, when the case is charged to 100%. Actual battery life and charging time may vary by usage conditions, number of times charged and many other factors.
[12] Galaxy Buds Live and case provide up to 21 hours of battery life the charged to 100%. Based on internal testing. Audio playback time tested by pairing a pre-production Galaxy Buds Live to a recently released Galaxy smartphone with settings (Active Noise Cancellation on, Bixby voice wake-up off). Actual battery life and charging time may vary by usage conditions, number of times charged and many other factors.

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