Thursday, Oct 01, 2020 | Last Update : 12:48 AM IST

189th Day Of Lockdown

Maharashtra1351153104994735751 Andhra Pradesh6811616123005745 Tamil Nadu5863975307089383 Karnataka5824584697508641 Uttar Pradesh3908753312705652 Delhi2730982407035272 West Bengal2505802198444837 Odisha212609177585866 Telangana1872111564311107 Kerala179923121264698 Bihar178882164537888 Assam169985139977655 Gujarat1332191132403417 Rajasthan1288591077181441 Haryana1237821059901307 Madhya Pradesh117588932382207 Punjab107096840253134 Chhatisgarh9856566860777 Jharkhand7770964515661 Jammu and Kashmir69832495571105 Uttarakhand4533233642555 Goa3107125071386 Puducherry2548919781494 Tripura2412717464262 Himachal Pradesh136799526152 Chandigarh112128677145 Manipur9791760263 Arunachal Pradesh8649623014 Nagaland5768469311 Meghalaya5158334343 Sikkim2707199431 Mizoram178612880
  Technology   Gadgets  17 Jan 2020  Step aside AirPods; these Samsung Buds will have a cool feature

Step aside AirPods; these Samsung Buds will have a cool feature

Published : Jan 17, 2020, 12:49 pm IST
Updated : Jan 17, 2020, 12:49 pm IST

The Samsung Galaxy Buds+ are drumming up some excitement ahead of its impending arrival.

The Galaxy Buds+ will launch on February 11 at Samsung’s Unpacked Event in San Francisco.
 The Galaxy Buds+ will launch on February 11 at Samsung’s Unpacked Event in San Francisco.

A recent report states that Apple has been the most dominating true wireless earbuds available with a whopping 35 per cent of the entire wearables market. Samsung, on the other hand, sits at third place with 9.8 per cent share and they sit behind Xiaomi who command a 14.6 per cent share. In a bid to improve on these numbers, Samsung will be releasing the Galaxy Buds+ alongside the Samsung Galaxy S20 at the brand’s Unpacked event on February 11. While details are slim, there are some features that have surfaced which make these true wireless options worth spending on this year.

As per a report by SamMobile, the Galaxy Buds+ will launch on February 11 at Samsung’s Unpacked event in San Francisco and even though names like Galaxy Buds 2 were thrown around, it appears that Samsung will be christening them the Galaxy Buds+. However, there is no certainty that Samsung will launch these earphones on the same day as the Galaxy S20; however, this February 11th launch date makes sense since last year, the original Galaxy Buds launched with the Samsung Galaxy S10.


The code name RM-175 has made an appearance on Samsung’s official website which indicates that it is a follow-up to the SM-R170 which were the code name for the original Galaxy Buds.

The Samsung Galaxy Buds+ was initially tipped to come with noise cancellation; however, it appears that Samsung has scrapped plans for this feature and may include it in Galaxy Buds that launch at a later date. This is quite disappointing since the AirPods Pro have achieved great success because of this very feature.

Where Samsung has doubled down is in overall audio quality and even though ANC will be missed, the overall snug fit of the Galaxy Buds+ should ensure that there is sufficient passive noise cancellation.


The original Galaxy Buds received a lot of positive feedback and Samsung appears to be sticking with the overall design here as well. A great feature found on the Galaxy Buds was its wireless charging capabilities and it also beat Apple to this feature. It is expected to make a return on the Galaxy Buds+ and if priced competitively, these earphones will be a very worthwhile option.

And as far as the best features of the Galaxy Buds+ go, it is expected to come with improved battery life. If the rumour mill is to be believed, then the battery capacity here will increase from 58mAh to 85mAh. This could provide a battery life as much as 12 hours per charge which is pretty impressive. However, things could change and this battery capacity may not come included with the upcoming model.


Another interesting feature here is that there will be four mics instead of two found on the current generation Buds. This will help in the overall call quality since there will be no active noise cancellation here. Speaking on this, a report by Forbes states, “Usually, extra microphones are used to abet noise-cancellation, but can also be implemented to improve call quality by comparing what the separate microphones hear and prioritizing what the software considers is your voice over background noise.”

Lastly, the price of the Galaxy Buds+ is expected to stay the same as the current generation Galaxy Buds which is very competitive.


Tags: samsung, samsung galaxy buds+, earphones