Samsung launched two True Wireless Stereo (TWS) earbuds called Galaxy Buds Live and Galaxy Buds 2 at the ‘Galaxy Unpacked’ event in 2020 and 2021. The South Korean-based tech giant has announced a new color variant of these two audio products at the ‘Galaxy Awesome Unpacked’ event held almost a year later. It is learned that this new color option is called ‘Onyx’. Incidentally, the new color variants of the existing earbuds were launched with three new smartphones under the Galaxy A series, the mid-range Galaxy A53, Galaxy A33, and Galaxy A73. Let’s find out the price and full features of Onyx color variant of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live and Galaxy Buds 2.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2, Galaxy Buds Live Price (Onyx Color Variant)
At the time, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 earbud was launched in India at Rs 11,999. The Galaxy Buds Live, on the other hand, is now priced at Rs 10,690 due to a reduction in price shortly after launch. Let me tell you, it was launched at Rs 14,990. The price of the new color variant is also the same
Incidentally, after the price cut, the two models are being sold in the global market at 129 Euros or approximately 10,745 rupees and 100 Euros or about 8,40 rupees respectively.
In addition, customers will be able to pocket the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live earbud for free. For this, you have to pre-order the newly launched Galaxy A53 5G smartphone, Samsung has announced. However, let me tell you in advance, the validity of this offer varies from region to region.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live Specification
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live is the brand’s first earbud, which comes with ANC or ‘Active Noise Cancellation’ feature. The device has a 12mm driver and bus duct supported by AKG tuning feature. In addition, three microphones are available, two on the outside and one on the inside. Bluetooth support will be available on the device for faster connectivity. There is also SBC, AAC and scalable Bluetooth codec.
Samsung claims that they support fast charging in this earbud and if you charge for only 5 minutes you will get 1 hour playback time. In that case, the two beds have a 60mAh battery, which will give up to 6 hours of battery backup. Again in the charging case there is a 482mAh capacity battery. The company claims a 29-hour battery backup is available through the charging case. This earbud charging case can be charged via Qi wireless charging technology and USB Type-C port.
The audio device that comes with the touch panel includes an accelerometer and proximity sensor. In addition, the earbud is compatible with smartphones, tablets, PCs, smart TVs and similar multimedia devices. It supports Samsung’s Bixby Voice Assistant. Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, IPX2 rating for dust and water resistance. Finally, its charging case weighs 42.2 grams and the two separate weights of 5.8 grams.
Specification of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 comes with an earbud, a two-way driver, including Twitter (provides high frequency) and Ufer (provides low frequency). This model will also have three microphones, two of which will be used for active noise cancellation. For better connectivity, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 earbud has Bluetooth 5.2.
The two buds of the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 come separately with a 61mAh battery. And, the charging case has a 482mAh capacity battery. In this case, this audio device will offer 29 hours of battery life with a charging case. And without the charging case, the earbud will give 8.5 hours of playback time on a single charge. However, if the Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) feature is on, the battery life will be reduced to 20 hours. In addition, the company claims that the device will offer up to 1 hour of music playback on a low charge of just 5 minutes. Like previous models, this earbud Qi supports wireless charging.
Speaking of sensors, this earbud features an accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, hall sensor, touch sensor and a voice pickup unit. The earbud is IPX7 certified, making it water-resistant. Finally, the charging case of the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 weighs 41.2 grams and the two separate weights of the two buds are 5 grams.
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